December 3-4, 2012
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 3
14:00 - 20:00
Attendees and Speaker registration at the Burlington Hotel
17:00 - 19:00
Cocktail reception for attendees and speakers at the Burlington Hotel
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4
07:00 - 08:30
Breakfast Buffet at the Burlington Hotel
08:30 - 09:15
Ronald Allen, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs
Erasing Boundaries: Success in a Global Organization
As organizations grow within a global marketplace, strategies for successful packaging and labeling must evolve simultaneously.
Managing projects across time zones and adapting to cultural differences provide challenges, but these can be positively leveraged
with the right approach.
09:15 - 10:00
Regulatory Affairs Director, Europe, Middle-East, and Africa
DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection
DuPont Protection Technologies
EN/ISO FDTS 16775 Updates
Thierry will provide an update and overview of the new EN/ISO FDTS 16775 Packaging for Terminally Sterilized Medical
Devices - Guidance on the application of ISO 11607-1 and ISO 11607-2
10:00 - 10:20
10:20 - 11:05
VP, Technology & Environmental Strategy
Flexible Packaging Association
Sustainability for Flexible Packaging Materials
The FPA approach to sustainability for flexible packaging materials as a resource instead of just waste or recycling.
11:05 - 11:50
Richard Brady, Ph.D.
A Comparative Analysis of Medical Packaging Adhesive Technologies
A comparative analysis of medical device packaging adhesive technologies will be presented: hot melt coatings, water-based coatings, and sealant systems. Each technology’s materials and processes will be described. Representative data on adhesive transfer, sealability, peel strength, porosity, and creep resistance will be given, followed by a discussion of advantages and disadvantages for each technology.
11:50 - 12:45
Medical Device Applications Specialist, Medical Applications Division
Healthcare Nurses Survey
Data gathered from surveys presented to nursing professionals from previous US HealthPack events will be discussed and
analyzed as well as how to expand these surveys for future HealthPack Europe Conferences.
12:45 - 13:30
Design Flaws and Performance Testing
Case studies of the most common design flaws and deficiencies encountered during a design performance testing regime.
What are the most common or typical failure modes in a packaging system, not only the sterile barrier system but within the
entire packaging system?
13:30 - 14:15
Vice President, Inspection Technologies
Packaging Technologies & Inspection (PTI)
Inspection and Sterile Barrier Systems
Case studies of the implementation of automated, 100% inspection systems for sterile barrier systems for medical devices.
14:15 - 15:00
Senior Packaging Engineer, Packaging Innovation, Stryker Orthopaedics
Case Study of a Packaging Design project where the processes used to manufacture the medical device determines the material selection and the overall package design solution.