About This Event


QbD & PAT conference will bring together participants from industry, academia and regulatory creating invaluable opportunity to discuss the recent developments, future trends, challenges and Solutions for development & Manufacturing of Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology products.The conference will focus on discussing the existing challenges and explore practical applications related to drug development, manufacturing and regulatory. Its a 2 day program which will include presentations, talks, case studies, panel & Round-table discussions from industry leaders, solution providers and academia.

The Day 2 will be dedicated to training/workshop. Below are few benefits of attending our conference.

Building Quality

QbD and PAT to minimize cost, increase efficiency, and improve product quality throughout the R&D and manufacturing phases.

Fast and reliable to market

Best Practices

Learn the best practices for DOE throughout product life cycle.

Improved control strategy.

Improvement in product quality and product roustness/reproductibility

Benefits of Attending

Bridge gap between Batch & Continuous processing

Gain competitive adavantage -look at the role of QbD& PAT in future of R& D and manufacturing

Training & Workshop

Dr.Jeff Duke


United Kingdom

Training Leader

Jeff Duke has over 20 years of pharmaceuticals industry experience in both human and veterinary health in a wide range of Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control functions. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Jeff held senior positions within Pfizer such as Executive Director European Analytical Research & Development, Head of Strategy & Implementation for Pharmaceutical Sciences Asia Business Development, ‘ Head of Global Material Science and Oral Products as well as Director, European Analytical R&D Full Development. Jeff was involved in bringing 6 NCE drugs to the market. As a consultant Jeff provides training, consultancy and interim management services in the following areas: CMC Strategy Development, including Quality by Design (QbD). Release testing strategies drug products and API, Analytical method development, validation and inter laboratory method transfer, Integration of API & Drug Product strategies through development of Materials Science approaches

Dr.Ronan O'Kennedy

Bioprocess Consulting

ROK Consulting UK

Workshop Leader

Dr.O'Kennedy has over twenty years of experience in the biopharmaceutical sector having worked in academia and for large biopharmaceutical companies and CMOs. Dr.O'Kennedy started his career at the Dept of Biochemical Engineering in UCL as a Post Doc researcher focused on Plasmid DNA vaccines. He joined the GSK Bioprocess Development Group in Beckenham in 2000. At GSK, he focused on upstream development of mammalian cell culture & microbial processes for clinical manufacture, process monitoring & control and technical transfer of processes into clinical manufacturing of MAbs and DNA vaccines. In 2009, he joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Newcastle Uiversity providing a biopharmaceutical industry focus to the Biopharmaceutical Bioprocessing Technology Center. In 2011, Dr.O'Kennedy moved to Fujifilm Diosynth Botechnologies(FDB) R&D where he was Head of Mammalian Cell Culture Process Development. His group focused on developent of mammalian cell culture based bioprocesses for manufacture of MAbs and biotherapeutic drugs.

Dr. Jacques Wiss

Senior PAT Expert


Sune Klint Andersen

Principal Scientist for Spray Drying

Janssen Pharmaceutica

Dr.Jeff Duke

Consultant & Managing Director

Grove Lodge Consulting

Peter Boogaard


Industrial Lab Automatiion

Dr Paul Desmond

QCL Consultant

Eli Lilly and Company

Joachim Ermer

Head of QC Services


Petter Moree

Industry Principal

Lifesciences OSIsoft

Baptiste Berruee

Data Science Platform Head

Sanofi Pasteur

Sponsorship Benefits

Maximise Your Involvement: Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Streamline your sales & Business

Gain access to the most active stakeholders responsible for QbD & PAT products and allied services under roof , at one time.

Initiate new business relationships

Bringing together buyers and suppliers in one location.

Position your value and brand superiority

Position your value and brand superiority above competitors in the marketplace




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Who should attend ?

Scientists, Manager & Senior Managers in the pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Industry, both in R&D and Contract Research & Manufacturing, particularly in the following areas

Regualtory QA/QC

Quality Assurance Personnel and  Quality control Personnel

Technical Senior Scientist

Product Specialist and Process Development Analyst

PAT QbD Lead Engineering

Compliance Process Analytics

Manager, supervisors and Trainers

Manufacturing Manager R&D Manager

Happy Testimonials

  • “Great event and the programme is professionally managed with current needed topics in industry.”
    - Dr. Shivakumar V Associate Director Corporate Quality Assurance - MYLAN

  • “Great event and the programme is professionally managed with current needed topics in industry.”
    - Dr. Shivakumar V Associate Director Corporate Quality Assurance - MYLAN

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