2017 Platinum Sponsors

alcami dpt emergent fed WellSpringlogonew

Gold Sponsors

abbvie catalent2 cpl Pfriser cook jhs Woodfield Pharmaceutical

Silver Sponsors

Chemic PCI_Icons_logo PharmaPackSol SGS

Bronze Sponsors

Advanced Analytical Capsugel citra coating EI Grand River groupeparima halologo jones O.Berk mikart RopackLogo R-Pharm Vetter Therapure

Attendee Registration is Open: https://www.regonline.com/cpa2017
The $395 registration fee includes entrance to the exhibit hall, conference sessions, breakfast, lunch, the networking cocktail reception, and refreshment breaks!

2017 Conference Agenda
Thursday, September 14: Exhibit Hall Hours 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
8:30-9:15        Continental Breakfast – sponsored by Emergent BioSolutions
9:15-9:20        Opening remarks
9:20-10:00      Pfizer Keynote Global Outsourcing Trends
10:00-11:15    Mid-morning break in Exhibit Hall – sponsored by AbbVie
11:15-12:00    FDA Keynote: Mutual Recognition of Inspections
12:00-1:30      Luncheon in Exhibit Hall  sponsored by Pfizer CentreOne
1:30-2:15        CMO/Sponsor Quality Agreements Guidance
2:15-3:00        CMO Market Trends Update
3:00-4:00        Break in Exhibit Hall
4:00-5:15        Networking and Cocktail Reception – sponsored by WellSpring

Friday, September 15
7:30-8:30        Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00        CMO Oversight: What is the Client’s Role?
9:00-9:30        FDA Keynote: Preparing for an Inspection
9:30-10:00       Procurement Trends Within and Evolving Pharma Landscape
10:00-10:15     Mid-morning break
10:15-10:45     Best Practices to Maximize the CDMO/Pharma Collaboration
10:45-11:30     R&D Outsourcing Panel
11:30-11:45     Closing remarks / Prize Giveaway


Melissa Joseph, CMC Pharma Development Consultant, Chymesis

Bharat Shah, PEH Clinical Supply Project Manager, Hospira (Pfizer)

Mehran Yazdanian, Sr. Director, Pharmaceutics, Teva

Gautam Ranade, Principal Consultant, Pharma Falcon Consulting

Jim Miller, President, PharmSource Information Services


  • DSCSA Guidance: It’s Not Too Late!
  • CMO Market Trends Update
  • Procurement Trends
  • FDA Investigator Insights
  • CMO Selection Process
  • Ensuring Data Integrity at CMOs
  • Quality Agreements Guidance
  • Best Practices for Collaboration
  • CMO Oversight
  • R&D Outsourcing Panel
  • Global Outsourcing Trends