Only three weeks to go: MedPharmPlast Europe conference on 4-5 July 2018 in Lyon

Only three weeks to go: MedPharmPlast Europe conference on 4-5 July 2018 in Lyon

Monday, June 11, 2018 —

Register until 29 June to get insights from expert speakers from the ISO 10993 Committee, VDI Committee, MedTech Europe, Nemera, Nelson Labs, OFI, Sealed Air, Terumo and EuPC.

  • Register online
  • Participation for MPPE members: free of charge. 
  • Participation for non-MPPE members: 400 € + VAT.
 

Meeting date, time and venue

  • Wednesday, 4 July 10.00-17.00 (networking drinks - 18.30) 
    & Thursday, 5 July 8.30-12.30
  • MARRIOTT Lyon Cite Internationale, Quai Charles de Gaulle 70, 69463 Lyon (France)

 

Programme
Day 1 - Wednesday, 4 July

10:00 – 10:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

10:30 – 10:45

Welcome James Stern, President MedPharmPlast Europe

10:45 – 11:45

Changes to the ISO 10993 - Thor Rollins, ISO 10993 Committee

11:45 – 12:00

Short Coffee Break

12:00 – 12:45

Selection of Raw Material for Risk Reduction – Part 1

Launch of new guideline (VDI) for medical grade plastics Stefan Roth, VDI Committee, Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences

12:45 – 13:45

Networking Lunch

13:45 – 14:45

Selection of Raw Material for Risk Reduction – Part 2

  • Managing Risk and Consistency in the Raw Material Supply Chain – a case study - Nicholas Berendt, Sealed Air
  • Regulatory Updates on Developments in EUP/ USP Frank De Smedt, Nelson Labs

14:45– 15:15

Networking Coffee

15:15 – 16:15

Toxicological Assessment of Extractables & Leachables

  • General Principles Koen Van Deun, Nelson Labs
  • Case Study - Pascale Van Hoydonck, Terumo

16:15 – 16 :45

MedPharmPlast Europe – Your Voice in Brussels James Stern

16:45 – 17:00

Wrap-up & Closing

17:00 – 18:30

Networking Drinks

 

Day 2 - Thursday, 5 July

08:30 – 09:15

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:15 – 10:00

Biocompatibility - Thor Rollins, ISO 10993 Committee

10:00 – 10:30

Development of an in-vitro testing battery to assess biocompatibility of medical devices - Elisabeth Mertl, OFI Technologie & Innovation GmbH

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Coffee

11:00 – 11:30

MedTech Europe’s perspective on the implementation of the Medical Devices Regulation Dario Pirovano, MedTech Europe

11:30 – 12:15

Sustainability Issues in the Plastics Industry

  • EU Plastics Strategy/Toxic Free Environment Strategy Silvia Freni Sterrantino, EuPC
  • View from the industry Gregoire Gauthier,​ Nemera

12:15 – 12:30

Wrap-up & Closing

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our summer conference.

Media Partner: KI Group / Plastics Information Europe