NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- InformEx — North America's must-attend education and business partnering event for the custom, fine and specialty chemical industries — has released its full lineup of speakers and expo events for the 2015 conference, to be held in New Orleans Feb. 3-5.
From the latest in active pharmaceutical ingredients and personalized medicine to emerging trends in green chemistry, InformEx 2015 (#INF15) will feature fresh business perspectives on topics that are critically relevant to the bottom line of players in the high-value chemistry sector. Thought leaders from all facets of the industry will lead concise education sessions and engage with participants.
"InformEx is pleased to present two days of innovation-focused education right on the show floor, delivering new insights into issues that are core to business growth for attendees," said Robyn Duda, InformEx brand director. "The value continues off the floor, with networking events geared toward business partnering and contact development."
Thousands of attendees will convene at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans to take part in the InformEx 2015 conference and its esteemed networking opportunities. Explore the new tiered-badge pricing structure and register now through the following link: http://www.informex.com/informex-usa/attend/register-now.
Notably, the InformEx expo features two new "zones" this year: The cGMP Zone, in partnership with CPhI Worldwide, will cater to pharma buyers seeking cGMP CRO/CMO services, intermediates, APIs and process chemical technologies. The Specialty Zone will feature custom, contract and toll manufacturers serving a wide array of specialty chemical industries, including agrochemicals, polymers, flavors and fragrance, petrochemical and coatings.
Review the full education lineup online. Here's a look at daily highlights:
Tuesday, Feb. 3 – Expo Opens
- Exhibitor & Technology Showcases
- Expo Grand Opening
- Welcome Reception
Wednesday, Feb. 4 – Education Sessions Begin
- Green Chemistry: Sustainability to Drive Growth in Your Business, featuring Cristina Amorim of ThermoFisher Scientific
- The Future of the Biopharma Business Models: 5 Key Issues and Trends, featuring Bill Looney of Pharmaceutical Executive and Ben Comer of PwC
- GHS in 2015: What You Need to Know, and Why You Need to Know It, featuring Paula Laux of The Wercs
- Networking Happy Hour
Thursday, Feb. 5 – Final Day
- Shale Gas: How North America Is Changing the Global Chemical Industry, featuring Tom Gellrich of TopLine Analytics
- The Global Emerging Market Scenario: Contract Manufacturing and Sourcing Trends in India, featuring Dr. Gurpreet Sandhu of Reva Pharmachem
- Wearable and Textile Electronics: A Booming Market for Chemical Manufacturers, featuring Dr. Harry Zervos of IDTechEx
Visit InformEx.com to view a full listing of daily events and education. Once you've registered, download the InformEx app to build out your daily agenda and interact with other attendees.
New this year: InformEx attendees will receive 25% off admission to the 6th Annual Next Generation Bio-Based & Sustainable Chemicals Summit, recognized globally as the deal-making hub for the bio-based chemicals industry. The summit will be held concurrently with InformEx at the Morial Convention Center.
InformEx is committed to the continuous advancement of the fine, specialty, and custom chemicals industry by providing networking tools, educational opportunities and community collaboration forums — all designed to accelerate growth in the changing chemical enterprise landscape. The annual InformEx event is the premier must-attend exposition for the chemical industry for the past 30 years, providing a platform for in-person networking and business development. Each year the event brings together an international mix of more than 3,000 fine and specialty chemicals professionals and hundreds of exhibitors. To learn more, visit InformEx.com. InformEx is produced by UBM plc, a global events-led marketing services and communications company. For more information, visit UBM.com.