Press Release

Do You Know More Than Just The Technical Aspects
Of Your Products?


Robbinsville, NJ, May 25, 2010 – Today customers and suppliers in the pharmaceutical industry are expected to keep up on current regulatory and quality issues, even if they are not directly responsible for those areas.

The Drug, Chemical & Associated Technology Association’s (DCAT's) Education Committee has developed a one-day program designed for sales, business development, sourcing and project management professionals who need to further their knowledge about current regulatory and quality considerations. Speakers from Abbott Laboratories, Amgen, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company and others will provide an overview and insight into patient safety, QbD, supply chain transparency, electronic submissions, excipient GMP’s and regulatory strategies for starting materials. 

Presented by DCAT's Education Committee:
Emerging Customer Expectations in Pharmaceutical Sourcing:
What You Need to Know Beyond the Products

June 23, 2010
Sheraton Newark Airport Hotel in Newark, New Jersey

The DCAT member representatives price for this program (including lunch and refreshments )is only $329. The non-member price is $899.00. 

Click here to learn more about this program and to register.

Program Topics and Speakers:    

QbD Basics and the Impact on Sourcing Fine Chemicals and APIs
John R. Donaubauer, Senior Project Leader, Abbott Laboratories 

Working Together to Assure Patient Safety
Eric L. Berg, Director of Supplier Quality, Amgen, Inc. 

Utilizing Electronic Submissions to Meet and Exceed Timelines
Fred Defesche, President, Custopharm, Inc. 

Excipient GMPs: Progress for Patients, Producers, Purchasers and Purveyors
Linda A. Herzog, Marketing Director for Pharmaceutical & Food Ingredients,
Asahi Kasei America 

Regulatory Strategy for Starting Material Designation
Robert H. Seevers, Principal Regulatory Scientist, Eli Lilly and Company

About DCAT
DCAT is the premier business development association whose membership is comprised of companies that manufacture, distribute or provide services to the pharmaceutical, chemical, nutritional and related industries.

Erin Sanders, Communications Coordinator