Extractables and Leachables Europe 2017

7th - 9th November 2017



Extractables and leachables examination is continuously growing in importance. Given the current scruitny paid by governing bodies including the FDA and EMEA, understanding the best practice and guidelines to carry out extractables and leachables studies is imperative in order to eliminate risk and potential development delays.

Smithers Rapra's have been organising both the USA edition and the European edition of the Extractables & Leachables conferences for over 10 years and have a long history of providing regulatory conferences so you can be sure that this conference will not only provide you with the most up to date information but also a great conference experience. 

Taking place from 7-9 November 2017 in Lyon, France, Extractables & Leachables Europe will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the extractables and leachables sector.

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Taking place before the main conference on Tuesday 7 November, this year's workshop - 'Leachable Risk Assessment: A structured approach to meet regulatory requirements', is designed to give practical experience of performing a technical risk assessment to evaluate exposure risk to patients from leachables derived from container closure or manufacturing materials.

The workshop will be led by Smithers Rapra's own Dr Andrew Feilden and representatives from GlaxoSmithKline, and will consist of a mixture of short presentations and predominantly an interactive element in performing a risk assessment on a ficitious medical product.

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Taking place from 7-9 November in Lyon, France, this hugely popular conference will again unite the extractables and leachables supply chain for 2 days of scientific, technical and informative presentations on everything from the regulatory landscape to case studies, medical devices and biocompatibility. 

Opening the main conference on 8 November, the MHRA and the FDA will present on 'regulatory changes and setting standards for extractables and leachables' and 'expectations for equipment compatibility studies for manufacturing in liquid dosage forms' respectively. Other presenters in the Regulatory Landscape, Expectations and Protocol Insights session include Pall Life Sciences.

Other exciting sessions include:

  • Case Studies with presentations from AbbVie, Toxikon, Baxter, Anatune and GlaxoSmithKline
  • Learnings for the Pharma Industry from Food Contact with presentations from bibra, Smithers Rapra and Eli Lilly & Company (invited)
  • Medical Devices with presentations from Clariant, GLR Laboratories and Becton Dickinson
  • Biocompatibility with presentations from Nelson Laboratories, Becton Dickinson and PPD
  • Current Challenges in the E&L Arena with presentations from Boehringer Ingelheim and Hall Analytical

In addition to the dynamic programming, we've also set aside over 8 hours of networking time to ensure that you can continue the debate and make those all important business connections. Leading companies including Mylan, Sonceboz, Solvias, Entegris, Novo Nordisk and more have already confirmed their attendance, proving that this conference truly brings together all of the key global players under one roof. 

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Venue & Info

Extractables & Leachables Europe 2017 will take place at the Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité Internationale in Lyon, France from the 7-9 November 2017.

Lyon Mariott Hotel Cité Internationale
70 Quai Charles de Gualle

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  Final Rate
E&L Europe 2017
(2 day conference)
Academic &
Government Rate* 

(50% off at each price phase)
Pre-conference Workshop
Tues 7 November

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  • Prices expire at 00:00UTC
  • Prices do not include French VAT at 20%

*To book at the academic/goverment rate, please contact enewton@smithers.com with proof of status.