InformEx Connect Conference Program

New for 2017: InformEx Connect

The market-leading conference program driving innovation at the heart of the fine and specialty chemical industry.

InformEx will bring together the fine and specialty chemical industry’s most influential thought leaders, innovators and change-makers for an incredible three-day event, featuring 100+ leading suppliers and endless networking opportunities, creating a truly personalized experience. To further enhance your experience, InformEx invites you to the launch of our cutting-edge conference program. Access 40+ hours of technical content, industry insights, regulatory updates and more at InformEx Connect!

Interested in expanding your understanding of the pharma marketplace? Your Connect Delegate pass offers you access to CPhI Connect, 24 sessions about the business and growth of the pharma industry in North America.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:15 AMOpening Keynote:
• FDA Opening Remarks
• FDA Initiatives, Trends and Vision for the Future
• FDA Global Policy, Operatons and Inspec:onal Trends
10: 45 AM – 12:00 PMIndustry C-Level Roundtable Discussion: Specialty Chemicals Outlook - Industry Trends and Challenges
12:00 PM – 2:00 PMLunch
Lunch is served in Hall E
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMCountdown to the Top 10 Growth Trends in Fine ChemicalsNavigating the Course for the Agriculture Chemicals MarketUSP 232 Heavy Metals Mandate Update - Compliance Best Practices and Standardized Methods for Tes:ng for Metals
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMThe Latest Developments in Chiral ChemistryBuyer’s Panel: Meeting the Crop Protec:on Industry’s NeedsRegulatory Update on US Toxic Substances Control Act Reform - Current Interpreta:ons and the Impact on Business


Wednesday, May 17, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:00 AMDiscover the Latest Innovations in Green ChemistryGMO Regulations - A Comparison of US vs. European Regulations - What You Need to KnowManaging Manufacturing Capacity Needs with Flexible Facilities
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMNano Sciences Bootcamp 101Economic Outlook for Pesticides and FertilizersBuilding an Effective Disaster Recovery Program for IT and Operations
12:00 PM – 2:00 PMLunch
Lunch is served in Hall E
2:00 PM – 3:30 PMNew Manufacturing Technologies Promoting Growth OpportunitiesEPA Update - Latest Initiatives and Regulatory PrioritiesSpecialty Chemicals Outsourcing
Strategies, RFP Best Practices and Scoping Opportunities
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMA Case Study in Downstream ProcessingEnvironmental Code of Conduct and Corporate Code of Ethics - Sustainability for Smaller CompaniesNavigating NDAs - Legal Strategies to Mitigate Risk


Thursday, May 18, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:00 AMA Case Study in Polymers and Electronic MaterialsImproving Chemical Facility Safety and Security - What You Need to KnowMega Mergers and the Impact on Global Agricultural Sourcing - Managing Supply Chain Thru Consolidation
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMDiscover the Latest Innovations in Nucleic PeptidesThe Future of Biomanufacturing: Key Issues and TrendsBrexit's Short-Term and Long-Term Impact on Fine and Specialty Chemicals Market
12:00 PM – 2:00 PMLunch
Lunch is served in Hall E

Bringing Together Key Stakeholders

Meet and hear from key thought leaders across the drug development, manufacturing, outsourcing, specialty chemical and pharmaceutical environments including:

  • Pharma
  • Biotech
  • CROs
  • Manufacturers
  • CDMos/CMOs
  • Packaging


Connect InformEx will take place alongside the inaugural edition of CPhI North America and its associated conference program CPhI Connect. 

Partnered For Success

Want to Get Involved with InformEx Connect?

Contact Scott Donovan, Sales Director of InformEX and CPhI North America to learn how to get involved with InformEx Connect!