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In Raleigh, NC (USA)

Join us and your peers for the 4th Viresolve® Pro Users Group Meeting

October 3, 2017 at the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) in Raleigh, NC (USA)

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This forum will bring together viral clearance experts to exchange scientific knowledge and strategies for viral filtration of mAbs and recombinant proteins using the Viresolve® Pro Solution.

Industry speakers will cover a range of diverse topics including PD, optimization, validation and implementation of the Viresolve® Pro Solution for downstream viral clearance.

We look forward to seeing you.

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Tuesday, October 3rd

7:30Registration and breakfast reception
8:00 - 8:10Opening Remarks
 Paul Genest, Biomanufacturing Sciences Network, MilliporeSigma
8:10 - 8:20Chairperson’s Remarks
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
8:20 - 9:05Virus-Filtration Process Development Optimization: The Key to a More Efficient and Cost-Effective Step
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
9:05 - 9:50Specialized Flushing Strategy for Reducing Beta Glucan Leachables Originating from Cellulosic Depth Prefilters
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
9:50 - 10:20Networking break and refreshments
10:20 - 11:05Use of a Synthetic Depth Filter in Place of Viresolve® Prefilter: Reducing Extractables and Flushing Requirements
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
11:05 - 11:50Economic and Process Considerations for Achieving a 3X Increase in Virus Filtration Throughput
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
11:50 - 1:00Networking luncheon and poster session
1:00 - 1:45Viresolve® Pro LRV “Report Card”: 10 Years of Robust Retention Across a Wide Range of Operating Conditions
 Paul Genest, Biomanufacturing Sciences Network, MilliporeSigma
1:45 - 2:30Progress Towards an ASTM Standard for Virus Filtration
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
2:30 - 3:15The Use of Viresolve® Pro in a Modular Viral Clearance Process
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
3:15 - 4:00Networking break and poster session
4:00 - 4:45Assessment of Viresolve® Pro Membrane Raw Material Change
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
4:45 - 5:30Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks
 Industry Speaker (to be announced)
6:00 - 9:00Dinner reception

The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.

Space is limited, register now!

*Agenda subject to change. Attendance to the "Viresolve® Pro Users Group Meeting" is limited and available to pharma or biopharma manufacturers and academics only. The offer does not extend to any company that provides pharma or biopharma products or services. We reserve the right to revoke or refuse participation at any time. The meeting is free of charge. Dinner, lunches, and coffee breaks are provided compliments of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Hotel accommodations and travel costs are at the expense of the attendees.

Venue Information

3850 Oval Dr
Raleigh, NC 27695

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