Joanne Beck of Shire to Give Plenary Keynote Address at the Seventh Annual The Bioprocessing Summit

A Plenary Session at The Bioprocessing Summit in Boston, MA Will Connect Bioprocess Professionals From Across the Industry to Discuss How to Innovate Product Development

NEEDHAM, MA--(Marketwired - July 09, 2015) - Cambridge Healthtech Institute is pleased to announce the theme for the plenary session at The Bioprocessing Summit to be held August 3-7, 2015 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. This year's plenary session will feature a keynote presentation by Joanne T. Beck, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development, Shire Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Beck will be presenting on "Meeting the Needs of Patients with Rare Diseases: Innovation in Product Development" on Wednesday, August 5 at 4:45 pm. The keynote presentation will be followed by an interactive panel discussion on how to innovate product development.

"The Bioprocessing Summit is again gathering together bioprocess professionals in Boston to share practical solutions for today's bioprocess challenges," states Mary Ruberry, Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Senior Conference Director. "This year we have added a Plenary Session on Wednesday afternoon that you won't want to miss. The session includes an interactive Panel Discussion with Panelists from differing areas of the Industry addressing how to innovate product development."

The Bioprocessing Summit, entering its seventh year, brings together more than 750 bioprocess professionals from across the world, providing comprehensive programming and valuable networking opportunities. This year's event features 12 distinct meetings ranging from cell line development and ensuring quality, to formulation, analytical development, purification, and bioproduction. New topics this year include continuous processing, viral clearance and safety, and bioprocess quality and regulatory compliance. Along with the meetings, the Summit also includes Short Courses and Training Seminars that provide in-depth coverage of critical bioprocess topics.

Full program details can be found at

Members of the media are encouraged to attend. Please contact Lisa Scimemi at to apply for a press pass.

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Cambridge Healthtech Institute
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