Four Key Reasons to Attend SMi's 2019 Biosimilars Conference

SMi Reports: Conference chair, Michel Mikhail, gives four key reasons to attend the Biosimilars conference this September.

London, United Kingdom, August 23, 2019 --( The 10th Annual Biosimilars conference is set to take place on 25th and 26th September in London, UK.

Conference chair, Michel Mikhail, International Expert in Regulatory Affairs, Global Expert Biosimilars, invites prospective delegates to join the conference and hear from prominent speakers and key opinion leaders within the biosimilars industry to share their experiences and evaluate regulatory framework.

Here are four key reasons to attend this year’s Biosimilars Conference:

1. Take an international look at the regulatory environment of biosimilars
Including the "understanding the regulatory framework for biosimilar approval" section on day-one of the conference and a post-Brexit panel discussion on day-two.

2. Discuss interchangeability of biosimilars in the US through an interactive pre-conference workshop and the main agenda
Including Rodeina Challand’s presentation "Barriers Behind the Development and Uptake of Biosimilars in the US" and Michel Mikhail’s workshop.

3. Benchmark against real world data through case studies and success stories
• "Biosimilars: Reframing Communications and Changing Behaviours" by Christian Agboton, Senior Global Brand Medical Director, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH
• "Drug Delivery Systems for Biosimilars – Copy or Innovate" by Sebastien Maag, Device Project Leader, Novartis – Sandoz GmbH
• "Using SPOT and SLIM Technology and Upstream Process Modulation to Reduce Cost of Goods of Biosimilars" by Louis Boon, CSO, Bioceros BV
• "Case Study: The First Monoclonal Antibody Manufactured with a Fully Continuous Biomanufacturing Process that Enters Phase I Studies" by Jaap Wieling, Chief Development Officer, BiosanaPharma BV

4. Access biosimilars patent challenges and how they have overcome in industry
Including the "overcoming legal issues with patent protection" section of the conference on day-two.

The brochure with the two-day conference agenda, half-day workshops and expert speaker line-up is available to download online at

This year’s conference will kick-off on Tuesday 24th September with two pre-conference half-day workshops: one on “US-FDA Interchangeability Guideline”, in the morning and, the other on “Advancing Biosimilars Development and Uptake in MENA & GCC Region” in the afternoon.

For those interested in attending, there in an exclusive ‘special managers offer at £999’ available for conference bookings made before 31st August. Registrations can be made online at

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Biosimilars 2019
25th – 26th September 2019
London, UK

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