IFPAC Cortona Program Details

IFPAC Cortona Conference 2023
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A summary of each session is included below; further details will be available soon.  Each session will include one or more panel discussions, by popular demand of IFPAC attendees.


Plenary Session

Chair: Mel Koch

The plenary session will begin with overviews of the Pharma and Biotech industries and the current regulatory landscape will be reviewed.  The plenary will also include exciting talks on innovations such as cell and gene therapy and personalized medicine.  This will be an engaging and diverse plenary session to begin the conference!

Tomorrow's World: Big Data & Artificial Intelligence

This session will explore innovations in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and overall Industry 4.0.  Applications in large scale and personalised scale manufacturing will be covered, as well as applications in quality investigations and performance-based approaches in model validation.  Moreover, opportunities, challenges and solutions concerning using AI in a GxP environment and related regulatory considerations will be discussed.

Manufacturing Innovation – Opportunities & Challenges

This session will cover the latest in the areas of manufacturing innovation, advanced analytics and process controls, and personalized medicines.  Topics include continuous manufacturing in biopharmaceuticals, process intensification, single-use technology (SUS/SUT), multi-attribute process monitoring, intensified bioprocess production, microbial controls, continuous film coating of tablets, several aspects related to cell and gene therapy, and global regulatory convergence.  

Global Regulatory and Harmonization Initiatives

This session will look at current ICH guidelines under development and future ICH quality strategy. Global CMC regulatory and pharmacopeial initiatives will be presented by leading experts from around the globe.  Ample time for discussion will follow each section.

Wrap-Up Session & Action Planning Meeting

This session has evolved over the years to be a highlight of the Cortona conference.  All attendees, speakers, and vendors will participate in break out discussions by topic of interest.  This session will help participants with distilling the conference into main themes and key findings, reporting back key findings and ideas to their own organizations, and future innovation planning.  

IFPAC-Cortona attendees continuously praise the benefits of attending this session and appreciate the unique opportunity it provides for transforming new ideas into next steps.  

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Exhibition 9-11 October, 2023 - Table top displays and sponsorship opportunities are available for demonstrating products or services before a specialized audience.



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