Sunday, October 2, 2022

4:00-6:00 pm Vendor Display Set-Up
7:00-9:00 pm Welcome Reception and Registration

Monday, October 3, 2022

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration/Information Desk
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast/Vendor Display Set-Up
8:00 am – 5:00 pm  Exhibitor Viewing
8:00 am  Welcome and Announcements
  R. Dennis Vigil, Iowa State University, ACT Steering Committee Chair
Mahmoud Mirmehrabi, PhD, President, Solid State Pharma
8:20 am   Session I: Fundamentals of Crystallization
  Chairs: Adam J. Matzger, University of Michigan, Deniz Erdemir, Bristol-Myers-Squibb
8:20 am  Non-classical Nucleation: Concepts, Theories, Explanatory and Predictive Power
  Denis Gebauer, Leibniz-Universitaet-Hannover
9:10 am Prediction and Usefulness of Cocrystal Transition Points
  Nair Rodriguez-Hornedo, University of Michigan
10:00 am Morning Break
10:20 am Effects of Molecular Rigidity and Purity on Crystallization Pathways and Kinetics
  Lotfi Derdour, GlaxoSmithKline
11:10 am Panel Discussion
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Session II: Emerging and Novel Crystallization Science and Technology
  Chairs: Nandkishor Nere, AbbVie and Zoltan Nagy, Purdue University
1:30 pm Emerging Microfluidic Platforms and Computational Methods for Crystallization Process Design: From Academic Research to Commercialization
  Meenesh Singh, University of Illinois, Chicago 
2:20 pm Surface Modified Cellulose Nanocrystal Gels for Pharmaceutical Crystallization
  Blair Brettmann, Georgia Institution of Technology
3:10 pm Afternoon Break
3:30 pm Biocrystallization for the Purification of Proteins from Impure Solutions – A Selective Nucleation Approach
  Jerry Heng, Imperial, London
4:20 pm Panel Discussion
6:00-11:00 pm

Reception and Banquet

  Canadian Museum of Immigration, Pier 21

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

7:15 am – 5:00 pm Registration/Information Desk
7:15 am – 8:15 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibitor Viewing    
8:20 am Session III: Process and Product Design
  Chairs: Christopher Burcham, Eli Lilly and Eric Sirota, Merck
8:20 am Impurity Rejection in Industrial Crystallization
  Joop ter Horst, University of Rouen
9:10 am The Scaling Up of Batch Crystallization Processes: Small changes, Big Impacts
  Amy Robertson, AstraZeneca
10:00 am Morning Break
10:20 am Discover what your crystals do after the reactor – How form landscape, size and morphology impact downstream processes
  Thomas Vetter, Lundbeck
11:10 am Panel Discussion
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-4:30 pm Session IV – Rapid Fire: Crystallization Conundrums Click here for more information
  Chairs: Daniel Patience, Biogen, Paul Larsen, Corteva Agrisciences, and Mahmoud Mirmehrabi, Solid State Pharma
4:30 pm Speaker Breakout Session
  Discussion Schedule TBA
5:00-6:00 pm Vendors Dismantle Displays
5:00-6:00 pm Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

7:15 am – 8:15 am Breakfast
8:20 am

Session V: Big Data, Automation, and High Throughput Screening

  Chairs: Michael Lovette, Amgen and Ryan Snyder, Bucknell University
8:20 am AI-Enabled Digital Design at APC
  Gary Morris, APC Ltd. 
9:10 am Crystallising insights from over a million crystal structures
  Ian Bruno, Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre 
10:00 am Morning Break
10:20 am Informatics Methodologies for the Development of Polymer-Based Organic Semiconductor Technologies
  Martha Grover, Georgia Tech
  Panel Discussion
12:00 pm Adjourn, Box Lunches
Afternoon Complimentary tour of 200 years old Halifax Citadel Hosted by sponsor, Solid State Pharma.