RAMSEY, N.J., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Contract Pharma Magazine will host the 12th annual Contracting & Outsourcing Conference & Exhibition on Sept. 19-20, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. The event will feature speakers from FDA, large and small pharma and biopharma, and industry experts, discussing critical issues in outsourcing, including the FDA's draft guidance on Quality Agreements with Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs).
Contracting & Outsourcing also features a one-day tabletop exhibition on Sept. 19, with 160 exhibitors from across the pharma and biopharma contract services spectrum. In addition, an end-of-day Networking Reception sponsored by Catalent Pharma Solutions enables attendees and exhibitors to mix and mingle outside of the exhibit hall.
Conference speakers include:
- Paula Katz, Regulatory Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor at FDA
- Tom Wilson, senior director, Alliance Management at Pfizer Global Supply
- Jim Miller, president, PharmSource Information Services
- Steve Walker, director, Alliance Management and M&A Integration, Lilly
- Michael E. Furlong, director, Global Procurement, Biologics Sourcing, Bristol-Myers Squibb
- Ajaz S. Hussain, founder, Insight, Advice & Solutions, LLC (former FDA)
- Mark A. Elengold, president, FDA Strategies LLC (former FDA)
- Thomas J. Wilson, vice president of Quality, Synta Pharmaceuticals
"Contracting & Outsourcing provides the perfect venue for sponsors and contractors," said Contract Pharma editor Gil Roth. "The conference sessions, including the FDA Keynote and the Executive Outsourcing Panel, help attendees keep up to date with best practices and the latest regulatory trends. The exhibition, conference and networking reception bring all parties together to advance the outsourcing conversation and forge new partnerships."
Contract Pharma's Contracting & Outsourcing Conference & Tabletop Exhibition is the industry's premier pharma and biopharma outsourcing event, annually drawing 400 decision-making attendees and 160 contract service providers for the conference and exhibition. The $395 attendee fee covers all conference sessions, the exhibit hall, the reception, and in-show meals and refreshment breaks. Prize giveaways at the end of day 1 are open to all attendees.
Visit conference.contractpharma.com for more information, including a list of exhibitors, speaker bios, event schedule and online registration.
Contract Pharma is the leading magazine covering the market for pharma and biopharma contract services and outsourcing. Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2014, Contract Pharma has 20,000 subscribers worldwide, while its online presence, www.contractpharma.com, has 38,500 monthly visitors.
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