Agenda Tuesday, 13 June 2017
8:00 Registration and breakfast
9:00 Welcome and opening remarks

Barbara Paldus, Ph.D.
Vice President and General Manager
Finesse, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

9:15 Keynote: Strategies for continuous processing

Dr. Zhou Weichang
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Biologics Development and Manufacturing

Wuxi Biologics

9:45 Keynote: Building a next-generation
smart biomanufacturing facility

Mr. Jing Zhou
Chief Executive Officer
Mab-Venture Biotech

10:15 Break
10:45 Technology update: SmartFactory solutions
for continuous processing

Barbara Paldus, Ph.D.
Vice President and General Manager
Finesse, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

11:30 Panel discussion: Continuous processing or
fed-batch: The benefits, impacts and how it
fits into your process requirements

Barbara Paldus, Ph.D. (Moderator)
Vice President and General Manager
Finesse, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

Dr. Weichang Zhou
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President,
Biologics Development and Manufacturing

Wuxi Biologics

Dr. Junli Zhang
Senior Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer

Shanghai Henlius Biotech

Dr. Steven Z Kan
Chief Technology Officer
Genor Biopharma

Dr. Jason Li
Senior Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer

Shanghai Henlius Biotech

Dr. Steven Z Kan
Vice President, CMC
EpimAb Biotherapeutics

12:15 Lunch
14:00 Case study: Key decisions during conceptual and
basic design with continuous processing focus

Philipp Hess
Managing Partner
PHA Philipp Hess Associates

14:30 Panel discussion: Impact of continuous processing on R&D and GMP manufacturing, from cell line development to fill and finish

Dr. Jun Xiang (Moderator)
President
China Gateway Biologics

Dr. Jing Zhou
Chief Executive Officer
Mab-Venture Biotech

Dr. Phillipp Hess
Managing Partner
PHA Philipp Hess Associates

Dr. Ting Chen
Team Leader, Process Development
AlphaMab Biopharmaceuticals

15:15 Afternoon tea
15:30 Case study: Lab-scale perfusion system
with single-use hollow fiber filter

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh
Deputy Genenral Manager
Gennova Biopharmaceuticals

16:00 Case study: Direct product capture
for perfusion cell culture process

Peter Shen
Vice President, Process Development
and Manufacturing

Wuxi Biologics

16:30 Technology update: SmartLab solutions
for R&D / PD lab harmonization

Rami Mitri
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
One Hill Solutions

17:00 Panel discussion: Lab harmonization: real or myth?

Rami Mitri (Moderator)
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
One Hill Solutions

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh
Deputy Genenral Manager
Gennova Biopharmaceuticals

Peter Shen
Vice President, Process Development
and Manufacturing

Wuxi Biologics

Lucas Tang
Principal Scientist, Process Development
Mab-Venture Biopharm

17:45 Closing remarks

Barbara Paldus, Ph.D.
Vice President and General Manager
Finesse, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

18:00 Cocktail reception