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BioNJ’s Manufacturing Briefing

September 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm


BioNJ’s Manufacturing Briefing
Manufacturing in Transition:

Trends, Insights and Implications

– With Insights from McKinsey & Company –

Friday, September 21, 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Rutgers University | Busch Campus Student Center | Piscataway


Featured topics:

  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing

Join industry experts and FDA’s Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D, Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research for an overview of lessons learned, what is current versus changing and what the challenges, opportunities and expectations are for the future.


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m Welcome & Opening Remarks
Linda Brown, Vice President, Engagement, BioNJ
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Overview: Current and Future Horizons in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
Andrea Gennari
, Associate Partner and Manufacturing Expert, McKinsey & Company
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Challenges & Case Studies
Mark Brower, Ph.D.
, Downstream Process Development & Engineering, Principal Scientist, Merck & Co., Inc.
Paul Jorjorian
, Head, BioProcess Sciences, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Moderator: Katie Kelleher, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Overview: Current and Future Horizons in Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing
Alberto Santagostino, Partner, McKinsey & Company
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Challenges & Case Studies
Paul McCormac, Ph.D., Executive Director, Rare Disease Category Lead, Pfizer Research & Development
Loren Wagner, Head of CAR-T Manufacturing Operations, Celgene

ModeratorElizabeth Dykes, Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch with Keynote
Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Registration is $60 for BioNJ Members and $85 for Future Members. Click here or contact Edie Esposito or EEsposito@BioNJ.org to learn about sponsorship and membership opportunities. Call (609) – 890-3185 with any questions.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Thank You To Our Host


September 21, 2018
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Rutgers – Busch Campus Center
604 Bartholomew Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854 United States