Plasma Protein Forum Program

 

DAY ONE:    JUNE 13, 2017

7:00 am– 3:30 pm Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 am–8:30 am Breakfast – Exhibit Hall
8:30 am–8:45 am
WELCOME
  Jan M. Bult, President & CEO, PPTA
8:45 am9:00 am CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
  Speaker:
David Bell, Chairman PPTA Global Board of Directors; Executive Vice President and General Council, Grifols Inc.
9:00 am – 10:30 am EVOLUTION IN HEMOPHILIA THERAPIES
  Moderator: Prof. Albert Farrugia, Commercial and Scientific Senior Adviser, Kedrion 
  Speakers:
  • Glenn F. Pierce, M.D., Ph.D.
    Evolution in Hemophilia Therapy: 50 years of Pain and Gain

  • Prof. Edward Tuddenham, M.D., University College London
    The Journey to Successful Gene Therapy for Haemophilia 1968-2017

  • Val Bias, CEO, National Hemophilia Foundation
    Hemophilia: A History
10:30 am11:00 am
BREAK
11:00 am–12:30 pm EVOLUTION IN VIRAL SAFETY
  Moderator: Mary Gustafson, Vice President Global Regulatory Policy, PPTA
  Speakers:
  • Jay Epstein, M.D., Director, Office of Blood Research and Review, US Food and Drug Administration
    Evolution in Viral Safety: Regulatory Oversight

  • Jerry Holmberg, Ph.D., Director, Office of Scientific Affairs, Grifols
    Advances in Testing and Test Development—Blood and Plasma Safety

  • Thomas R. Kreil, Ph.D., Senior Director, Global Pathogen Safety, Shire
    Evolution in Pathogen Safety
12:30 pm–2:00 pm
LUNCH - Buffet Lunch Available in Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm–3:30 pm EVOLUTION IN TREATMENT OF IMMUNE DEFICIENCY
  Moderator: Dr. Larisa Cervenakova, Medical Director, PPTA
  Speakers:
  • Mel Berger, M.D. Senior Medical Director, Immunology Research and Development, CSL Behring
    Evolution in Ig Therapy

  • Marcia Boyle, President and Founder, Immune Deficiency Foundation
    PPTA: 25 Years of Advocacy

  • Prof. Jennifer Puck, M.D., University of California, San Francisco
    Journey to Newborn Screening
3:30 pm  DAY 1 CLOSING ANNOUNCEMENTS
5:00 pm Shuttle buses to Gala begin departing
6:00 pm–10:00 pm 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA
Andrew Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20240
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Dinner and Program

 

DAY TWO:    JUNE 14, 2017

7:30 am–1:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Hall open
7:30 am–8:30 am Breakfast – Exhibit Hall 
8:30 am–8:45 am
WELCOME
  Joshua Penrod, Vice President, Source & International Affairs, PPTA
8:45 am–9:00 am SOURCE MESSAGES 
Roger Brinser, Chairman PPTA Source Board of Directors
9:00 am–10:30 am
EVOLUTION IN SOURCE PLASMA COLLECTION
  Moderator: Sonia Balboni, Assistant Director, Source & Standards, PPTA
  Speakers:
  • Charles Auger, Vice President, Quality, Regulatory Compliance and Training, Grifols Plasma Operations
    Changes in the Plasma Center and the Unique Quality Challenges Created

  • Michael Deem, Senior Vice President, General Manager, CSL Plasma
    Plasma Logistics:  Progress over Past 25 Years

  • Göte Carlebjörk, IQPP & QSEAL Independent Auditor
    25 Years of Plasma—A Perspective on the Lifesaving Material
10:30 am–11:00 am BREAK
11:00 am–12:30 pm
CURRENT CHALLENGES
  Moderator: Joshua Penrod, Vice President, Source & International Affairs, PPTA
  Speakers:
  • Dr. Larisa Cervenakova, Medical Director, PPTA
    Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Update

  • Jan M. Bult, President & CEO, PPTA
    The World Needs More Plasma

  • Dr. George Schreiber, Director, Epidemiology, PPTA
    Source Plasma Safety
12:30 pm–1:30 pm Boxed lunches available for pick-up in the Dupont Ballroom


[Program is subject to change]

 

 

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