Pre-Conference

May 30, 2017

18:00 – 19:00

Reception with ISPE Pacifc North West Chapter

Short remarks by senior ISPE member on working on the guidelines document. (TBC)

Day 1

MAY 31, 2017

08:45 – 09:00

Opening remarks and award for the best presentation at UPW Pharma 2016

Mike Henley, GWI Ultrapure

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote: A “Speed of Thought” Data Analytics Strategy for Driving Process Innovation

Lisa Graham, CEO & Founder, Alkemy Innovation

9:45 – 10:00

Break

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Session 1: Pharma Learning Series

10:00 – 11:00

Sampling of pharmaceutical water

Brian Hagopian, Clear Water Consulting, Inc.

11:00 – 12:00

Myths and facts of USP requirements for purified water and WFI

Anthony Bevilacqua, METTLER TOLEDO Thornton

12:00 – 13:00

Lean approach to water system qualification – eliminating the muda (waste) in your commissioning and qualification program while maintaining compliance

Rod Freeman, Beckman Coulter 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

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14:00 – 15:00

Water system sanitization

Joe Manfredi, GMP Systems

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

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Session 2: New Technologies & Case Studies

15:30 – 16:00

Use of online/at line rapid microbiological method unit in purified water system modules

Stephanie Des Cotes, Cheme Engineering

16:00 – 16:30

Design case study for upgrading and replacing a pharmaceutical water system

Christopher Gallagher, Aqua-Chem

16:30 – 17:00

Cost reduction options for USP water systems

Benjamin Roczniak, Mar Cor

17:10 – 18:10

Cocktail Hour

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18:10

Dinner

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nalco water

Day 2

June 1, 2017

08:00 – 09:00

Joint Keynote: The overlooked resource for your hiring needs in water treatment

Mark Knudson, Tualatin Valley Water Disctrict

Joint Keynote: Utility planning to support production capacity increases

Dane Louvier, Samsung Austin Semiconductor

Session 3: End-User Perspective

09:20 – 10:00

Risk-based approach for compendial water system sampling

Emily Stump, Commissioning Agents, Inc, and Gurpreet Ganda, Genentech

10:00 – 10:30

Running GMP operations while expanding the fill line

Scott Ouellette, Genentech

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

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UPW Pharma Learning Series Training Workshop

11:00 – 13:00

Remediating water system biofilm – what to do after it gets ahead of you

T.C. SoliSoli Pharma Solutions, Inc.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

A careful step toward water harmonization

T.C. Soli, Soli Pharma Solutions, Inc.

16:00 – 16:30

Closing Drinks and Closing Remarks (TBC)