Photonics for future chemical sensing

Sentronic PAT Meeting 2017 - 7th to 9th of May 2017

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
We’re pleased to announce the next PAT meeting we will host in Dresden. As in earlier meetings we as a system and solution provider would like to bring end users together and combine their experience and knowledge with our expertise as well as the expertise of suppliers of software and production systems.

Beside an excellent speaker list including talks from Pfizer, Novartis, Vertex, Novo Nordisk, Hermes Pharma, University of Gent and other users from the pharmaceutical industry we also have confirmed talks from PAT experts from Process Analytics Ltd., 4 tune engineering, Martin Warman Consultancy, Inprocess-LSP and other solution providers.

We would be pleased to welcome you in Dresden. Please use the attached registration form and send it back by fax to +49 351 871 8465 or by email to

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if there is any question or if you need any assistance for your travel schedule.

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Social Program

Dresden and its surroundings offer a multitude of historic and scenic highlights. You are invited to join us and see some of them. On Sunday we will have a city tour by bus and will visit the Pillnitz Castle and Park. A steam boat will bring us back to Dresden. Alongside the river Elbe you can discover castles, the “Blue Wonder” and a famous view to the historic city center. In the evening we will have dinner in the meeting hotel. After the presentations on Monday we will enjoy a scenic walk in the historic center of Dresden followed by a dinner in a restaurant in the historic city center.

Sunday, May 7th 2017

Starting 2:00 pm - Sightseeing tour Dresden / Pillnitz Castle and Park / Tour on Steam Boat
Starting 6:30 pm - Dinner in the Hotel – everyone is welcome to join on arrival

Monday, May 8th 2017

Starting 6:30 pm - Scenic Walk through the historical center of Dresden followed by Dinner

Time table

Sunday, May 7th

14:00 - 18:30 Sightseeing tour Dresden / Pillnitz Castle and Park / Tour on Steam Boat
19:30 - .... Dinner in the Hotel – everyone is welcome to join on arrival

Monday, May 8th

09:00 - 09:10Uwe KirschnerSentronicWelcome
09:10 - 09:45Thomas de BeerUniversity of GentKey Note Talk
09:45 - 10:15Pedro Felizardo4 Tune Engineering GmbHLifecycle Management of PAT Procedures: NIR-based Process Monitoring Models
10:15 - 10:45Phil DohertyProcess Analytics Ltd.Selling PAT within your organization - How to make a business use case
10:45 - 11:15Coffee break
11:15 - 11:45Juray SibikF. Hoffmann - La Roche AGMechanistic Approach in Powder Blending PAT
11:45 - 12:15Erik SkibstedNovo NordiskNear-infrared applications at Novo Nordisk
12:15 - 12:45Ad GerichInprocess - LSPDetection of lumps in powder blends by inline NIR
12:45 - 13:45Lunch break
13:45 - 14:15Martin WarmanMartin Warman ConsultancyPAT as part of a Continuous Manufacturing Control Strategy
14:15 - 14:45Sonja SchertelHermes ArzneimittelNIR monitoring of the coating quantity during Hot Melt Coating
14:45 - 15:15Conor McSweeneyPfizerNIR probe Interfacing and Process Sampling in Continuous Solid Dose Manufacturing
15:15 - 15:45Otto ScheibelhoferRCPEA NIRly controlled process
15:45 - 16:15Coffee break
16:15 - 16:45Phil DohertyProcess Analytics Ltd.Practical use of PAT as a QbD / Design Space enabler
16:45 - 17:15Lorenz LiesumNovartis Pharma AGMaking and keeping PAT fit for production
17:15 - 17:45Morten AllesoNNE A/S / H. Lundbeck A/SUsing PAT to support the control strategy: H. Lundbeck A/S Examples of NIR for BU and MultiRay vision technology for tablet surface evaluation
17:45 - 18:30Break
18:30 - ....Scenic Walk through the historical center of Dresden followed by Dinner

Tuesday, May 9th

09:00 - 09:30Jennifer SchubertVertexThe Role of PAT in a Continuous Drug Product Manufacturing Process
09:30 - 10:00Thomas de BeerUniversity of GentNIR based tablet press feed frame monitoring
10:00 10:30Takuya NagatoPowrexReliable real-time monitoring of the coating quality during continuous tablet coating process
10:30 - 11:00Hubertus RehbaumDr. Rehbaum Technology ConsultingMinimizing friction between supplier and end user when introducing PAT
Coffe break
11:30 - 12:00Christian KnopfGlattPAT concept at Glatt
12:00 - 12:20John MackPerceptive EnginneringPharma MV
12:20 - 12:40Paul GillhamOptimal LLPSynTQ
12:40 - 13:00Jasper van RoyenSiemensSIPAT
13:00 - 13:15Uwe KirschnerSentronicOfficial Closing
13:15 - 14:00Fare well lunch
14:00 - 16:00Open discussions, Life Demo, ….


Uwe Kirschner
Tel. +49 (0) 351 / 871 8653
Fax +49 (0) 351 / 871 8465
Sebastian Sowinski
Tel. +49 (0) 351 / 871 8654
Fax +49 (0) 351 / 871 8465