Invited talks: Formulation issues for biotech drugs

09:00-09:40 Pellet freeze-drying of biopharmaceuticals
Stefan Schneid, Bayer, Wuppertal, Germany
09:40-10:20 L-arginine-based protein formulations in freeze drying: opportunities and challenges
Henning Gieseler, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
10:20-11:00 Biologics drug product development: challenges at the interface of formulation, primary packaging and application
Susanne Jorg, Lonza Pharma & Biotech, Verviers, Belgium

Invited talks: Oral drug delivery

09:00-09:40 Hydrophobic ion pairs: a game-changing approach for delivery of BCS class 3 drugs
Andreas Bernkop-Schnürch, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Innsbruck, Austria
09:40-10:20 Biological barriers to oral delivery of macromolecules
Caitriona O‘Driscoll, School of Pharmacy, University of Cork, Ireland
10:20-11:00 The virtual patient and the in-silico design of solid dosage forms
Hans Leuenberger, College of Pharmcy, University of Florida, Lake Nona medical campus, Orlando, FL, USA

Short talks: Determined in December 2019

Short talks: Determined in December 2019

APV award session

11:30-12:00 to be announced
To be determined in March 2020

Plenary lecture

Invited talk

12:00-13:00 Pharmacomicrobiomics: drugs meet the human microbiome
Christine Moissl-Eichinger, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Invited talks: Localised drug delivery

15:00-15:40 Jumping to the brain: Tailored nanomedicines
Giovanni Tosi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
15:40-16:20 Drug delivery to the eye and ear
Amélie Bochot, School of Pharmacy, Institut Galien Paris-Sud, University of Paris Sud/Paris-Saclay, Châtenay-Malabry, France
16:20-17:00 Inhaled chemotherapy: A new modality for lung cancer treatment?
Nathalie Wauthoz, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Invited talks: Amorphous drug delivery systems

15:00-15:40 The impact of atomization and drying rate on the mechanical properties of spray dried amorphous solid dispersions
Aaron Goodwin, Pfizer, USA
15:40-16:20 Hybrid mixtures: A perspective on amorphous solid dispersions in food applications
Lennart Fries, Nestlé Research Center, Vevey, Switzerland
16:20-17:00 The variability of the amorphous state in relation to processing
Marc Descamps, University of Lille, France

Short talks: Determined in December 2019

Short talks: Determined in December 2019