From Digitalization to Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence

November 07 – 08, 2019, The Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA, USA

Pharma MES USA is the leading industry driven knowledge exchange platform for pharma & biotech manufacturing for the Americas!
Pharma MES USA will return, coming to Boston, MA, in 2019! Once again, we will bring together all stakeholders who play an active role in pharmaceutical, biotech & life science Manufacturing Execution, setting the scenes in the biggest pharmaceutical hub in the USA. Pharma MES USA provides you with precise insights into new business prospects and technical strategies while offering you the chance to discuss specific roadmaps for the future of manufacturing execution systems. Lead on the next era of MES in Pharma – NOW!

Highlights at Pharma MES USA 2018

Event at a glance


The Pharma MES USA Multi-Touchpoint Concept

We know that networking, ideation, and knowledge sharing are some of the most important reasons to participate in our events. To guarantee the best networking experience, we created various sessions, tailored to your needs and curated by the industry – we call it Multi-Touchpoint Concept!

  • Case Study and Keynote presentations from the industry for the industry
  • In-depth interactive World Café Sessions
  • Intense Challenge Your Peers Round Table Discussions
  • AI-supported Matchmaking and personalized in our event App
  • Networking Dinner

Be part of our Multi-Touchpoint Concept! Benefit from over 30 hrs of networking adn explore your opportunities for increasing profitability and identify gaps that hide business chances for your challenges.

Hundreds of IT projects and technology budgets under the same roof

Get involved at the event as a Business Partner. For our event partners it is a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 120 key prospects.

Pharma MES USA 2019 offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to MES professionals. Join our 2019 partners and our global community now!

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Not sponsors… Pharma MES USA is a unique event in the business & technology world due to the relationship we have with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience. Position your business as a thought leader at Pharma MES USA. Join our 2019 partners today!

“Informative event that is both an excellent opportunity to meet and network with new and exciting contacts, as well as a learning forum”
Andrew Whytock
“Comprehensive insights what happened in LS Industry regarding MES”
Dr. Stephan Heck
“Very good for Networking and meet new customer”
Rockwell Automation
“I enjoyed this tremendously well-organized event which allowed me to meet many interesting people, very relevant in their opinions and remarks and passionate by industrial optimization issues. Perfect!”
“Inspiring and fruitful”
David Gredal
Novo Nordisk A/S
“Very focused professional speakers, very good audience and nice network”
Herrmann Schäfer
Systec & Services GmbH

Key themes covered at Pharma MES USA 2019 – Learnings

  1. Discuss how to extend/integrate an MES into an existing architecture.
  2. Learn how to develop an Integrated Control Strategy and integrating MES into the quality environment – Who should truly be the driver for MES projects?
  3. Debate on using MES for process development for commercial manufacturing.
  4. Hear practical/concrete examples of integration of IIoT in MES.
  5. Understand the right functional architecture and functional distribution between MES and ERP, and other systems.
  6. Define the ideal architecture for full manufacturing automation.
  7. Revise your evaluation of the true achievements from your MES Business Case.
  8. Learn to leverage MES as a platform for Data Integrity.
  9. Question the role of MES in pursuit of full product traceability through ERM.
  10. Outline the best practice for retirement and migration of MES and legacy systems.

Key themes covered at Pharma MES USA 2019 – Outlook

  1. Share experiences about using data / small data / deep data – and data graves.
  2. Pave the way for MES to the cloud – It is halfway there already, what about the last steps?
  3. Envision the next big thing after MES – What lies beyond refining, optimizing, and improving?
  4. Broaden your knowledge on Pharma 4.0 – Updates on combining an operation model with MES.
  5. Find out how to be prepared for future regulatory – MES moving into the focus of well-trained regulators – What’s to expect from upcoming audits?
  6. Plan for the next level of automation and the role MES will have to play.
  7. Scrutinise on how to use MES for the 1 batch – 1 patient model – MES in cell & gene therapy.
  8. Discuss how MES can be an enabler for digital clones and related simulations & analytics.
  9. Touch base on the future role of MES in the pharmaceutical quality system.
  10. Network with your peers for more than 30 hours, on 2,5 conference days and find out about the future of MES in the highly regulated industries.

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!

Icebreaker Session

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Training Session

In a workshop-like atmosphere, you will have the opportunity to discuss specific questions with a small group of participants.

Keynotes & Best Practices

Selected presentations by high-level speakers, visionaries and renowned experts.

Panel Discussion

A moderated conversation where hand-picked industry experts discuss current and future issues from different perspectives.

Live Tech Take

Delegates and solution providers have the chance to actively participate in product and service demos on the expo floor.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Lunch Session

A lunch workshop, in which you get the chance to address and discuss your specific solution with a qualified group of participants.

Graphic Recording

Allow our expert graphic recording artists to surprise and delight you as they encapsulate complex ideas in picture story format.

MES Bootcamp

Join this hands-on session to learn everything you need to know to get your MES journey started!

Matchfinder! Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect

Innovation and Start-up lab

See what the brightest minds have to offer your business in terms of new ideas

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