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18th Annual IPDC Set for September; Call for Papers Made

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18th Annual IPDC Set for September; Call for Papers Made

Press release date: January 26, 2011

Schwerzenbach, Switzerland - METTLER TOLEDO has scheduled the 18th Annual International Process Development Conference (IPDC) for September 25-29, 2011 at the Park Hotel in picturesque Weggis, Switzerland. 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: o organic chemists working in synthesis or development
o process & development chemists focused on process characterization, troubleshooting or material production in the kilo scale
o chemical engineers in process development, crystallization, safety and scale-up
o department managers charged with chemical development productivity, and
o 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 Registration
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 About METTLER TOLEDO
METTLER TOLEDO provides the enabling technology, software and people that can help build a seamless workflow to translate bench scale chemistry into a commercial process. For more than 20 years, our enabling tools and services have been a strategic resource providing critical information for thousands of development scientists and engineers. Companies have used that knowledge to accelerate the discovery, development and scale-up of new chemical processes spanning the chemical and biopharmaceutical industries. For more, please visit


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