Expert Speaking Schedule


Expert Speaking

Pharma Insight Briefing

2-hour Speaking Session

  • Date: Wednesday, October 25
  • Time: 14.30 – 16.30
  • Location: Galleria – Pharma Forum
  • Title: The End Justifies the Means: Using Dose Design & Delivery Technology to Improve Clinical and Commercial Success

⇒Start Smart, Move Faster:  Optiform® Solution Suite as your Early Development Toolkit to Accelerate Molecule Progression to Phase 1 and Improve Odds of Success

Presentor: Julien Meissonnier, Vice President, Science & Technology


⇒Better Treatments by Design: Satisfying the needs of patients, prescribers and payers with your dose form strategy

Presentor: Daniel Peizer, Strategic Marketing Director


⇒Tipping the Scales in Your Favor: The importance of building scalability and manufacturability into your development program

Presentor: Michael Valazza, Vice President, Business Development Drug Delivery Solutions

Smart dose design can have far reaching impact on the success of a drug

Topics explored during this workshop include:

  • The Three Ps: Satisfying the needs of patients, prescribers, and payers in achieving a successful drug
  • Connecting the Dots: a review of dose technologies and, and best fits for patient groups and markets
  • Molecule in the Middle: The importance of optimizing your dose form for the challenges of your API
  • Fast-track to Formulary: Accelerating to market and beyond by optimizing scale-up, manufacturability, and CMC

Women in Leadership Forum

Wednesday, October 25

8.00 AM -11.00 AM

The CPhI Women in Leadership Forum brings together female executives from across the global pharma network to share experiences, trade knowledge and build a community of likeminded individuals.

Panel: Increasing diversity in Pharma: Perspectives from Business Leaders

¿What are Pharma organizations doing to address inadequate diversity in the workplace?

Private Meeting Room Reservations

There are 3 Private Meeting Rooms in the Stand

To schedule meetings, send your request to



CPhI Pharma Awards Ceremony / Gala Dinner

Pharma Awards – Catalent Exclusive Sponosored Event

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Location: Intercontinental Frankfurt


Categories completed submissions:

  • CSS Entry: Packaging Award
  • Consumer Entry: OTC Award
  • Biologics Entries:
    • Contract Services and Outsourcing Award
    • BioProcessing Award
    • Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control Award

DCAT after the Show

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
5:30pm – 8:00pm


The Gesellschaftshaus at Palmengarten
Frankfurt, Germany


Registration for this event is $79.00 per person and includes food, open bar and optional transportation to the event from Messe Frankfurt.


Women in Breakfast – Please contact Lisa if you are interested in attending.


Lisa Gerrizzo-Megarr

Explore the Future of Pharma

October 23, 2017 | 09:30 – 19:00

Portalhaus, Messe Frankfurt, Germany


Pre-Connect – Seating is limited, please contact Lisa if you are interested in attending.