FIPSE 4.5 – Conference Series in Vaccine Manufacturing

Since FIPSE 5 has been postponed until 2022, conference organizers have annouced FIPSE 4.5, a free webinar series over zoom. The first will take place June 22-23 in 2021. It will consist of a discussion about the goals and mission of the conference series, a presentation on vaccine manufacturing, and an industrial panel. The tentative agenda is:

  • The mission of the FIPSE conferences
    • Christos Georgakis, Tufts U.
  • FIPSE 1-4: What has been tried and achieved
    • Dominique Bonvin, EPFL
  • Presentation on: “Quality by Digital Design for vaccine process development and manufacturing”
    • Cleo Kontoravdi, Imperial College
  • Panel discussion with industrial representatives 
    • (to be announced)

To encourage live participation, the webinar will be held twice on consecutive days, for the convenience of multiple time zones:

  1. June 22nd for audiences in the USA and Europe 
    • 11:00 – 13:00     Boston Time 
    • 17:00 – 19:00     Central European time
    • 16:00 – 18:00     London Time
    • 08:00 – 10:00     Pacific Time 
  2. June 23rd for audiences in Europe and Australasia, 
    • 09:00 – 11:00      London Time 
    • 10:00 – 12:00     Central European time 
    • 16:00 – 18:00     Beijing Time
    • 17:00 – 19:00     Seoul/Tokyo Time  
    • 18:00 – 20:00     Sydney Time
    • 20:00 – 22:00     Auckland Time

Organizers will release more information in the coming days.

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Thomas A. Adams II

Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University