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Partner Events

ONdrugDelivery Magazine is pleased to be associated as a Media Partner with a number of leading drug delivery events, including the following. Meet us and pick up a free printed copy of ONdrugDelivery at:

Inaugural Drug Delivery West
May 21-22
Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA, US

Drug Delivery West

This inaugural program focuses on meeting the design needs of drug delivery systems from the perspectives of pharma, physicians, patients, investors, as well as KOLs in personalised medicine and digital.

There is an emphasis on how to reduce risk and advance drug delivery technologies for current and future needs. More specifically, we aim to cover the following:

  • Where is the sector going?
  • What are the key principles to reduce failures?
  • What are the unknown, unknowns?
  • How do we design for success and what are the guiding principles?

The conference will dedicate the afternoon of day one for a wide variety of drug delivery presentations. Partnering meetings and networking will be available throughout the meeting.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


3rd Annual Conference and Exhibition, Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast
June 4-5
Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley, San Diego, CA, US

SMi PFS West Coast

The agenda of the SMi's 3rd Annual Pre-Filled Syringes West Coast conference will provide a comprehensive overview for market participants to share and benchmark against colleagues' best practice, to ensure optimal development in all aspects of pre-filled syringe design and production.

Speakers Include:

  • Darin Oppenheimer, Executive Director, Drug Device Center of Excellence, Merck
  • Ron Forster, Director, Process Development, Amgen
  • Michael Song, Senior Manager, Drug Delivery and Device Development, MedImmune
  • Paul Upham, Senior Principal, Smart Device Technology Center, Genentech
  • Arnaz Malhi, Associate Director, Device Development Lead, Shire
  • Michael Regn, Director, Packaging Design & Development, Allergan
  • Maria Toler, Quality Portfolio Support and Innovation-Drug Delivery Systems and Medical Devices, Pfizer
  • David Post, Director, Science and Technology, AbbVie
  • Torsten Vilkner, Senior Associate Director, Manufacturing Operations, Boehringer Ingelheim

Interactive Workshops (June 6):

  • A: "Build to discover": How to leverage tangibles in user testing to ensure successful commercialisation of innovation products
  • B: Quality related aspects in creating digital connectivity for devices

For full agenda, list of speakers and booking form visit the event web page:


Combination Products Lifecycle Management Summit
June 19-21
Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA, US

Combination Products Lifecycle Management

Over the last two years, more emphasis has been placed on understanding market trends and establishing a robust framework of lifecycle management for combination products.

The Combination Products Lifecycle Management Summit will bring the community together in Boston, sharing practical case studies and lessons learned to enhance commercial effectiveness, risk mitigation strategy, and improve quality and regulatory compliance of your drug-device products.

Over the three-day event, you will hear from 17+ industry pioneers with three dedicated, hands-on workshops giving you a step-by-step guide to optimise development timeline, manage product innovation and evaluate digital technology options.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


8th American Drug Delivery & Formulation Summit
(DDF Summit)

September 10-11
Parc 55 Hilton, San Francisco, CA, US

DDF Summit

Innovative solutions to the greatest challenges in pharma development.

The growth of biopharma and patient compliance issues have encouraged us to adopt a drug delivery mind set from discovery through to production.

Every year we see innovation and breakthroughs at every level of drug development.

The DDF Summit brings the most innovative and exciting studies to you.

Covering both small molecules and biologics, you'll find new technologies, concepts and case studies in areas such as:

  • Formulation design for poorly soluble compounds
  • The potential of nanotechnology for better deliverability The latest controlled released technologies Improving patient compliance by harnessing data and the latest smart device technology Optimising formulations for continuous manufacturing Overcoming the blood brain barrier and challenges in oral delivery of biologics Reformulation and biosimilars

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Partnerships in Drug Delivery (PODD)
October 17-18, 2018
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA, US

Drug Delivery West

Drug delivery insights and speciality pharma technology presentations help to inspire innovation & advancement of drug development and delivery at PODD. This annual Boston-based conference is designed with three purposes:

  • To present a strategic level program for pharma and biotech scientists and business development professionals with a thorough overview of the latest drug delivery technologies available along with an update on deals and opportunities to improve therapies and extend the life cycle of a drug.
  • To provide drug delivery and specialty pharmas with a platform to present their technologies and get the latest insights on what the delivery and formulation needs are.
  • To offer ample networking time, facilities and services for one-on-one meetings to establish new business contacts and enhance existing ones.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Extractables and Leachables Europe 2018
November 6-8
Amba Hotel Marble Arch, London, UK

E&L Europe

More than 150 E&L professionals from across the supply chain attended last year's conference in Lyon, France, and this year's event promises to be even bigger and better than before.

Taking place from 6-8 November 2018 in London, Extractables & Leachables Europe is the world's leading conference dedicated solely to extractables and leachables. The conference covers the regulatory landscape, advances in science and testing methods, the latest technological developments, biocompability, biomanufacturing, BPOG versus USP, as well as featuring case studies from leading experts in the field.

Smithers Rapra has been organising its E&L conference series (held in Europe, USA and China) for more than 10 years and has a long history of providing regulatory conferences, so you can be sure that this event will not only provide you with the most up-to-date information but also a great conference experience.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Respiratory Drug Delivery Asia 2018 (RDD® Asia 2018)
November 14-16
Grand Hyatt Kochi, Kerala, India

RDD Asia 2018

Respiratory Drug Delivery Asia 2018 is the third conference jointly organised by RDD Online and Aptar Pharma to meet the needs of scientists and business professionals active in pulmonary and nasal drug product development in this prominent emerging market and hotbed of inhaler development.

RDD® Asia 2018 will feature lively, fresh and focused updates on inhaled drug delivery in Asia and the rest of the world, and will serve as a bridge to support academic collaboration, international regulatory harmonisation and commercial development across continents. This event's format mirrors that of RDD conferences in the US and Europe. It features presentations by invited opinion leaders, together with a combined Technology Exhibition and Scientific Poster Session to facilitate networking and follow-up on key topics, including those introduced during practical and interactive Workshop sessions customized to delegate interests.

Join us to sharpen your skills, develop novel ideas, and meet new collaborators and business partners.

For further information about attending or exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Drug Delivery to the Lungs 2018 (DDL 2018)
December 12-14, 2018
EICC, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

DDL 2018

DDL is Europe's premier conference dedicated to pulmonary and nasal drug delivery. The conference is built around a high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific programme and extensive industry exhibition. Themed sessions, each with a combination of invited and submitted lectures by experts and active researchers, focus on clinical and scientific advances in inhalation science. DDL is a not-for-profit organisation and delivers excellent value for money while providing friendly informal networking opportunities for the researchers and developers of aerosol medicines.

DDL 2018 features include:

  • Annual DDL award lecture
  • Emerging scientist award
  • Young investigator competition
  • Poster prizes for industry and academia
  • Conference abstracts published in Journal of Aerosol Medicine
  • 100+ exhibitors
  • 700+ delegates
  • Networking receptions
  • Bookable meeting rooms
  • Optional satellite symposia (e.g. through EPAG, APS, EU consortia)
  • Aerosol Society membership

For further information about attending, speaking, submitting posters and exhibiting, visit the event web page:


Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2019
(RDD® Europe 2019)

May 7-10, 2019
Estoril Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal

RDD Europe 2019

Now is the time to plan to attend Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2019. Why? Because after 16 years of RDD® conferences in Europe jointly organised by RDD Online and Aptar Pharma, this one will be exceptional.

We convene in a beautiful beach resort town only 25 kilometers from Lisbon by car to hear from prominent researchers pioneering the future of pulmonary and nasal drug delivery. The award-winning Estoril Congress Center is perfect for hosting practically oriented Workshops, and the Technology Exhibition and Scientific Poster Session. It also provides outstanding locations for catered networking events structured to enable you to squeeze maximum value from RDD Europe 2019.

We still have room for potential speakers with novel data and insights to share (e-mail a 200-word summary to info@rddonline.com before August 1, 2018).

The poster abstract submission deadline is January 7th, 2019 via the conference webpage. There are opportunities for corporate sponsorship.

For further information about attending, speaking, submitting posters and exhibiting, visit the event web page:


RDD Asia 2018

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