ISPE 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo Keynote Speakers Announced

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Keynote addresses will showcase global pharmaceutical industry leaders offering compelling and enlightening presentations spanning the product lifecycle.

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) announced its keynote speakers for their 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo. Taking place in San Diego, California, October 29 to November 1, keynote addresses will showcase global pharmaceutical industry leaders offering compelling and enlightening presentations spanning the product lifecycle.

Keynote Speakers:

Pam P. Cheng
Pam P. Cheng is currently the Executive Vice President of Global Operations and IT for AstraZenica. Her experience in manufacturing and supply chain operations led her to become responsible for all manufacturing, procurement, and IT globally for AstraZenica. Her presentation will focus on manufacturing operations and specific aspects of the process.

Roger Connor
Roger Connor is currently President of Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) for GlaxoSmithKline. During his 21 years in the industry, he spent two years with AstraZenica and the remaining 19 with GSK in manufacturing organization. His presentation will show how industries outside the pharmaceutical industry can influence its manufacturing approach.

Enno de Boer, PhD
Enno de Boer is the current Partner and Leader of Digital Manufacturing North America for McKinsey & Company, as well as a Global leader for McKinsey’s Digital Capability Center (DCC). His accomplishments include leading a two-year research program on Future of Manufacturing in developed nations, and assuming the position of lead architect for large-scale transformation programs across different industries. His presentation will dive into digital manufacturing and what it has in store for the future.

Glenn F. Pierce
Glenn F. Pierce serves on the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and is an independent consultant, entrepreneur-in-residence at Third Rock Ventures. Before his position at WFH, he was also the former Senior Vice President, Cell and Gene Therapy for Biogen until 2014 when he retired. His presentation will be focused on innovations in hemophilia treatments and the consequences that come with them.

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About ISPE
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its members through leading scientific, technical, and regulatory advancement across the entire pharmaceutical life cycle. The more than 18,000 members of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe, effective pharmaceutical and biologic medicines, and medical delivery devices in more than 90 countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has its worldwide headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland USA, and an operations and training center in Tampa, Florida USA. Visit for more information.

For more information contact:
Maria Robertson
Senior Director, Marketing Communications
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)
Tel: +1-301-364-9207
Email: mrobertson(at)ispe(dot)org

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