Zurich, Switzerland (PressExposure) March 08, 2011 -- This year's conference chair is Fabio Visentin, European Team Leader, Technology & Applications Consultants at METTLER TOLEDO. Focus areas for the 18th Annual IPDC will be Chemical Research & Development, Process Characterization and Crystallization, Process Safety and Scale-up and Manufacturing. Special emphasis will be on Process Analytical Technology/Quality by Design (PAT/QbD), continuous processing & flow chemistry, and kinetics. Papers on chemical or process R&D, Process Analytical Technology (PAT), crystallization, process safety, online analytics and related areas are currently being accepted for presentation at the conference.
The IPDC provides a forum for sharing the latest in process development covering the entire workflow from initial early phase development and screening to scale-up and manufacturing in pharmaceuticals, as well as the fine and specialty chemical industries. It draws a variety of industry experts, including:
* organic chemists working in synthesis or development
* process & development chemists focused on process characterization, troubleshooting or material production in the kilo scale
* chemical engineers in process development, crystallization, safety and scale-up
* department managers charged with chemical development productivity, and
* R&D project team leaders.
Specialists from both industry and academia will share trends in chemical research and development; process characterization and crystallization; process safety and scale-up, and production. Additionally, METTLER TOLEDO consultants and industry professionals will discuss leading-edge technology including personal synthesis workstations, reaction calorimetry, mid-IR/particle characterization, and how data gathered using these methods can improve results and help lower costs.
Call for Papers
The IPDC invites scientists and researchers to submit relevant research and case studies on chemical or process R&D, PAT, crystallization, process safety, online analytics and related areas for possible presentation at the conference. One speaker will be chosen best paper by peer vote. For a list of past winners or to submit a paper topic, please visit http://www.mt.com/ipdc
Conference registration includes lodging, meals (including the welcome gala and awards dinner), plenary lectures and workshops, as well as ample peer networking time. For more information, please visit http://www.mt.com/ipdc.