Oct
3
to Oct 5

Cell and Gene Meeting on the Mesa

The Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa is a three-day conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry with the scientific community to advance cutting-edge research into cures. The meeting features a nationally recognized Scientific Symposium, attended by leading researchers and clinical experts from around the globe, in conjunction with the industry's premier annual Partnering Forum, the first event of its kind dedicated solely to facilitating connections in this sector. Combined, these meetings attract over 950 attendees, fostering key partnerships through more than 1,450 one-on-one meetings while highlighting the significant clinical and commercial progress in the field.

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Oct
13
to Oct 16

AABB Annual Meeting

The AABB Annual Meeting is an educational and networking meeting for health care providers in the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapy. Attendees from over 50 countries from around the globe will come together to discuss the latest cutting-edge developments in their field.

AABB is committed to providing continuing education that focuses on optimizing patient and donor care and safety.

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Oct
23
to Oct 25

ASTM E55 October 2018 Meeting

ASTM Committee E55 on Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products meets twice each year, in May and November, with about 50 members attending three days of technical meetings (every 3rd to 4th meeting of E55 is held outside of the United States). This Committee addresses issues related to process control, design, and performance, as well as quality acceptance/assurance tests.

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Nov
4
to Nov 5

3rd Annual UVA Advanced Biomanufacturing Symposium

  • University of Virginia Main Grounds (map)
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This meeting will bring together experts from industry, government, non-profits, and academia to discuss foundational research, technology development, and product commercialization toward creating an advanced biomanufacturing industry for the United States. Invited speakers and panelists will discuss ongoing research in biofabrication and cell manufacturing, government funding and regulatory considerations for biomanufactured tissues and organs, and clinical implementation of regenerative medicine products.

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Dec
7
9:00 AM09:00

Quantitation of AAV-Based Gene Therapy Products Workshop

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research will be holding a public workshop to discuss best practices when measuring the concentration of AAV vectors and to provide FDA perspective on qualifying such assays. The workshop will bring together academia, industry, and other stakeholders involved in research, development, and regulation of AAV-Based gene therapy products.

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Sep
19
to Sep 20

BioFabUSA 2018 Fall Summit

  • Technology Center Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SCB is proud to be an exhibitor at the BioFabUSA 2018 Fall Summit.  The focus of the summit will be accelerating the commercialization of engineered organs and tissues.  BioFabrication industry leaders as well as special guests will discuss the type of strategies that exist to transition from research to clinical trial to commercial market to patient populations. In order to ensure that this nascent industry has the talent to grow and thrive, the summit will also have a focus on needed workforce development outcomes and strategies.

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Sep
10
to Sep 11

Biomanufacturing Summit

  • University of Massachusetts Club (map)
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Biomanufacturing Summit 2018 will mark the seventh annual event of the Biomanufacturing Science and Technology Consortium. Expected summit participants are scientists and engineers from bio-pharmaceutical manufacturers, technology/system providers, raw material suppliers and agencies in the areas of development, manufacturing, and engineering. We hope professionals and leaders of biopharmaceutical industry will be able to get together and talk about future biomanufacturing challenges and breakthrough technology. It will also be a great chance to network with professionals from major bio-pharmaceutical manufacturers and various technology providers such as Biogen IDEC, Genzyme, Pfizer, Momenta, MilliporeSigma, BMS, GE, SAFC and many more.

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Aug
13
to Aug 16

Gene Therapy Bioproduction Conference

The Gene Therapy Bioproduction Conference will bring together leading scientists, clinicians, executives and experts who can collectively disperse information on the impact of recent findings on gene therapy and how it can be applied. This conference will highlight scientific breakthroughs, use of innovative technologies and approaches to tackle gene delivery and the translational challenges, and bring together the right people to discuss existing challenges and future opportunities in this field.

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Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

Characterization of Fiber-Based Scaffolds Workshop

This one-day workshop will focus on fiber-based scaffold characterization including batch-to-batch variability, measurement validation and release criteria.  This workshop is co-sponsored by ASTM and ARMI | BioFabUSA, with participation from the Standards Coordinating Body.  

Registration for this event is now open and will close August 3, 2018.

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Jul
25
9:00 AM09:00

Workshop on Best Practices for Cryopreservation

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the International Society for Cellular Therapy, the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories, the Organ Preservation Alliance and Society for Cryobiology will be hosting a stakeholder roundtable on July 25th focused on leveraging cryopreservation research to improve practices in cell therapy.

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Jul
23
to Jul 24

Annual Congress on Advanced Tissue Science & Regenerative Medicine

Annual Congress on Advanced Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine is delighted to welcome all the interested and enthusiastic participants across the globe with the theme “Discover the Advancements in Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine” Which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, productive Poster presentations and Exhibitions providing insights to the importance and Developments in Tissue Science and Regenerative medicine.

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Jul
11
1:00 PM13:00

Development of Standards for Regenerative Medicine Therapies Workshop

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Standards Coordinating Body (SCB) and Nexight Group will be hosting a workshop on the development of standards for regenerative medicine therapies at the CASSS Cell and Gene Therapy Products Symposium on Wednesday, July 11th.  

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Jul
10
to Jul 12

CASSS Cell & Gene Therapy Products (CGTP) Symposium

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The inaugural meeting of Cell & Gene Therapy Products (CGTP): Manufacturing, Quality and Regulatory Considerations will be held July 10-12, 2018 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in Rockville, MD. The success of the 2017 Summer CMC Forum, which focused on cell and gene therapies, demonstrated the benefits and the need to provide an ongoing open forum for dialogue and exchange of scientific and technical advances that are the basis of evolving regulatory practices for this diverse array of innovative products. This symposium will explore how to continue to adapt concepts applied to other biologics and how to establish novel approaches where they are needed. In the tradition of CASSS forums, all of this will be explored in an open and transparent format with regulatory, industry and academic professionals.

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Jun
26
12:00 PM12:00

Webinar on Regenerative Medicine Standards Development Processes

The Standards Coordinating Body (SCB) and Nexight Group will be holding a webinar on Tuesday, June 26, at noon ET on the regenerative medicine standards development process and ways you can get involved. During the webinar, we will review how the SCB proposes to complement existing standards development processes to improve coordination, increase community engagement, and enhance regenerative medicine standards awareness across the community. You will hear from industry experts about the benefits of becoming engaged in the standards development process, and we will answer questions and facilitate discussion on your experiences and needs regarding regenerative medicine standards.   

Please register for this webinar at this link. We look forward to speaking with you then!

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Jun
20
to Jun 23

ISSCR Annual Meeting

  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (map)
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With more than 3,500 attendees, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, and media, this meeting brings together everyone from senior scientists to trainees to discover, share, and network with leading innovators in the stem cell community.

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Jun
18
to Jun 19

International Conference on Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine - Genome Editing for Targeting Genetic Diseases

Allied Academies invites all the participants from all across the globe to attend "International Conference on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine”, on June 18-19, 2018 in Osaka, Japan, which includes prompt keynote presentations, poster presentations, oral talks, and exhibitions.

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Jun
5
to Jun 6

4th Cell Therapy Conference: Manufacturing & Testing of Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapies

  • Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel (map)
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The 2018 Cell Therapy conference, hosted by IABS and CIRM, will identify key unresolved issues that need to be addressed for the manufacture and testing of pluripotent stem cell-based therapies and provide scientific consensus on selected aspects to inform the drafting of future national and international guidance. 

SCB will present the latest project status and future directions at an evening session, "Breaking News in Standards for Regenerative Medicine".

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May
22
to May 23

FDA Workshop: Accreditation Scheme for Conformity Assessment of Medical Devices to FDA Recognized Standards

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is announcing the following public workshop entitled "Accreditation Scheme for Conformity Assessment (ASCA) of Medical Devices to FDA-Recognized Standards." The purpose is to present a draft design of the ASCA pilot program and to discuss and obtain input and recommendations from stakeholders on the draft accreditation scheme, including its goals and scope of, and a suitable framework and procedures and requirements.  

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May
22
to May 23

ARM Annual Dinner and Legislative Fly-In

  • InterContinental Washington, DC - The Wharf (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ARM's 9th Annual Dinner & Legislative Fly-In will include a full day of meetings and programming leading up to the Annual Dinner including an RMAT Policy Lunch Briefing, a State of the Industry Mid-Year Update and an interactive panel discussion featuring the patient's experience. 

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May
16
to May 19

American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) 21st Annual Meeting

ASGCT’s 21st Annual Meeting will take place May 16-19, at the Hilton Chicago. 

The Standards Coordinating Body (SCB) and Nexight Group will be hosting a workshop on the development of standards for regenerative medicine therapies at the ASGCT meeting on Wednesday, May 16 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM.  LEARN MORE

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Apr
30
to May 2

Gene Therapy for Rare Disorders Summit

Gene Therapy for Rare Disorders 2018 will focus exclusively on overcoming the late-stage commercial challenges drug developers face when delivering gene therapies to market.  Incorporating insights from Spark, Bluebird Bio, Pfizer and GSK, this unique conference will delve into the key regulatory, reimbursement, clinical and manufacturing hurdles that need to be overcome to realize the commercial potential of gene therapies.

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Apr
27
8:00 AM08:00

Annual Conference of the British Society for Gene & Cell Therapy (BSGCT)

Lentviral and retroviral vectors are at the forefront of advanced therapeutic medicinal product (ATMP) development. This one-day conference aims to give attendees an overview about the successes, challenges and areas for future development.  Key national and international speakers including Adrian Thrasher and Luigi Naldini have accepted the invitation to speak at the conference. 

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Apr
25
to Apr 26

Global Experts Meeting on Cell & Gene Therapy

Cell & Gene Therapy Meeting 2018 will be organized around the theme “An insight into Cell & Gene Therapy for sound lives”. This Global Meet will bring together world-class personalities working on cell and gene therapy, stem cells, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine to discuss about the Frontiers in Cell and Gene Therapy: From Bench to Bedside.

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Apr
23
to Apr 24

NIST-FDA Genome Editing Workshop

NIST and FDA are actively collaborating on projects that address regulatory and measurement challenges for regenerative medicine products and advanced therapies. These collaborations leverage NIST expertise in measurement sciences to address specific analytical scientific challenges as well as FDA regulatory science, research and review expertise in regenerative medicine products to ensure that the science and standards developed address significant regulatory challenges that recur across the field.

Targeted genome editing technologies are being leveraged across many sectors including in the development of novel therapeutics. NIST and FDA are convening a public workshop with stakeholders across industry, academia, non-profit, and government to define a path forward for developing pre-competitive measurement and standards solutions to address the wet lab, dry lab and terminology needs for confident use of genome editing technologies, particularly for the development of human therapeutic products.  The outcomes of this workshop will help clarify current regulatory perspectives and supply additional information to the newly launched NIST Genome Editing consortium (now accepting members) towards the path forward for developing solutions.  The workshop will be organized into both general session talks with discussion as well as breakout sessions to get detailed feedback and engagement.

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