CRS 2017


Date: July 16 - 19, 2017

Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel │Hynes Convention Center 
Boston, MA

Booth: 409

Be inspired by the best and brightest in delivery science. Attend to hear prominent scientists discuss the future of delivery science, learn about emerging technologies to solve our industry’s challenges, and participate in discussions relevant to the delivery science and technology area.

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Catalent Pre-Meeting Workshop

Date: July 16, 2017 (Sun)
Time: 8am - 1pm
Location: Back Bay C at the Sheraton Boston Hotel 
Title: Start Earlier, Move Faster: Smart Drug Development & Design from Candidate to Phase 1




08:00 am

The biggest pitfalls in the drug development-challenges, considerations, and best practices

Dr. Jim Spavins
 SVP, Pharm Sci (Ret.) 

08:35 am

Characterization and optimization tools and techniques to improve developability of small molecule drugs


09:10 am

Investigating the pharmacokinetic challenges of oral small molecule drugs

Jan Neelissen
 Catalent Pharma Solutions Scientific

09:45 am


10:00 am

Technology agnostic formulation selection for preclinical toxicology studies

Mr. Stephen Tindal
 Catalent Pharma Solutions
 Director, Science & Technology

10:35 am

Phase 1 doseform prototyping

Mr. Brent Moody
 Catalent Pharma Solutions
 Director, Business Development

11:10 am

CMC and Quality Considerations

Dr. Patrick Crowley
 Callum Consultancy
 Owner and Founder

11:45 am

Audience Applied Learning Challenge


12:30 pm


Industry Roundtable - Catalent Sponsored

Date: Monday, July 17
Time: 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Location: Independence Ballroom, Sheraton Boston Hotel
Topic: TBD

Soapbox Sessions - Catalent Sponsored

Dates: Monday, July 17 / Tuesday, July 18
Master of Ceremony: Mike Valazza, Vice President, Business Development, Drug Delivery Solutions (DDS)

Soapbox Sessions are opportunities for individuals or companies to present new ideas, products, and services to CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition attendees.

Who Presents? Entrepreneurial start-ups, industrial and academic, commercial and not yet commercial young companies, university spin-offs, exhibitors, and anyone with a great, new idea.
How Does it Work? Multiple sessions are planned during exhibit hours on Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18. Each session is made up of 5-10 minute presentations, there will be multiple sessions throughout the two days.

Catalent Poster Presentations

Title: A Placket Burman Study to investigate the effect of Milling on the performance of melt extruded Indomethacin Formulation
Authors: Sampada Upadhye, Imre Vitez, Zahra Karjoo, Ron Vladyka

Title: Analysis of Physicochemical Characteristics to Profile Drug Candidates Likely to Benefit from Lipid Formulation
Authors: Ronak Savla, Jeff Browne, Ellen Wasan, Kishor Wasan