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Contract Pharma Hosts 13th Annual Contracting & Outsourcing Conference

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RAMSEY, N.J., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contract Pharma Magazine will host the 13(th) annual Contracting & Outsourcing Conference & Exhibition on Sept. 18-19, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. The event will feature speakers from FDA, large and small pharma and biopharma, and industry experts, with discussion of critical issues in outsourcing, including the Pfizer Keynote on Global Pharma Outsourcing Industry Trends and the Executive Outsourcing Summit.

Contracting & Outsourcing also features a one-day tabletop exhibition on Sept. 18, with 160 exhibitors from across the pharma and biopharma contract services spectrum. In addition, an end-of-day Networking Reception sponsored by Catalent Pharma Solutions enables attendees and exhibitors to mix and mingle outside of the exhibit hall.

Conference speakers include:

    --  Sunil S. Ghogre, Senior Director/Team Lead - Operational
        Excellence,External Supply - Operating Unit, Pfizer Global Supply
    --  FDA Keynote: tbd, CDER/FDA
    --  Jim Miller, president, PharmSource
    --  Kevin Siver, Ph.D., Senior Director, Quality Operations, Onyx
    --  Mary Jo Lamberti, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Tufts Center for the
        Study of Drug Development
    --  Inigo Pfeiffer, Ph.D., Senior Staff Scientist, Pharmaceutical
        Development Group, Targacept, Inc.
    --  Mark M. Yacura, shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

"Contracting & Outsourcing continues to be among the most popular and admired conferences for pharmaceutical outsourcing services in the industry today," said Kristin Brooks, Associate Editor, Contract Pharma. "The ideal environment promotes friendly and casual discussions among sponsors and contract service providers throughout the event. Additionally, the conference sessions offer attendees valuable insight into the latest industry topics on best practices and regulatory trends, with speakers representing Pfizer, Amgen, Targacept, Tufts, and FDA, and more."

The $395 attendee fee covers all conference sessions, the exhibit hall, the reception, and in-show meals and refreshment breaks. Prize giveaways at the end of day 1 are open to all attendees.

Contract Pharma's Contracting & Outsourcing Conference & Tabletop Exhibition is the industry's premier pharma and biopharma outsourcing event, annually drawing 400 decision-making attendees and 160 contract service providers for the conference and exhibition. Visit conference.contractpharma.com for more information, including a list of exhibitors, speaker bios, and event schedule.

Contract Pharma is the leading magazine covering the market for pharma and biopharma contract services and outsourcing. Celebrating its 15(th) anniversary in 2014, Contract Pharma has 20,000 subscribers worldwide, while its online presence, contractpharma.com, has 38,500 monthly visitors.

Media Contact: Kristin Brooks, Contract Pharma, 201-880-2226, kbrooks@rodmanmedia.com

SOURCE Contract Pharma