PROGRAMME AVAILABLE - MedPharmPlast Europe conference on 4 - 5 July 2018 in Lyon

PROGRAMME AVAILABLE - MedPharmPlast Europe conference on 4 - 5 July 2018 in Lyon

Expert speakers from the ISO 10993 Committee, VDI Committee, Nemera, Nelson Labs, OFI, Sealed Air, Terumo and EuPC will give you the latest insights on key, industry defining topics.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 — Full conference programme avaialable: Gain insight into the most important topics for the medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging industry.

Register now for the MedPharmPlast Europe summer conference on 4 - 5 July 2018 in Lyon.

Register here 

  • 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 9.00-13.00
  • 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 Aurélien Bignon, Biom Advice (tbc)
  • 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

Implementation of the Medical Device Regulation: View of the Medical Device Producers Nathalie Buijs, MedTech Europe (tbc)

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 Christian Meusinger, Nemera

12:15 – 12:30

Wrap-up & Closing

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