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Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Papers may be submitted for oral or poster presentations on any topics relevant to process analysis and control, in-process measurements and data analysis, including the following themes:

  • On-line/Non-invasive Analysis Techniques
  • Miniaturisation of Sensors
  • Process Intensification
  • Design of Experiments
  • Multivariate Curve Resolution
  • Calibration-free Methods
  • Process Control and Optimisation
  • On-line Process Diagnostics
  • Fast process Scale-up
  • Hyperspectral imaging
  • Signal Processing
  • Process Performance Monitoring
  • Data Mining
  • Chemometrics
  • Flow reactors
  • Industrial Applications
  • Image Analysis
  • Value Analysis
  • Process/Bio-process Modelling
  • Continuous manufacturing
  • Process analytical aspects of Robotics
  • Process analytics and control aspects on digital manufacturing and/or Industry 4.0
  • Predictive manufacturing

Abstracts (maximum 500 words) may be submitted on-line or e-mailed to by Monday 16 October 2017.

If sending via email, please indicate if an oral or poster presentation is preferred and submit using the folllowing format:

Title: Arial 14 pt, bold, centered, 1.5 line space
Author details: Authors (please underline the presenting author), Organisation, Country, Email address
Main text: Arial 12 pt, justification, 1.5 line space

Speakers announced

Speakers announced

Speakers at APACT '18 will include:

  • Thomas De Beer, Ghent University, Belgium - “Model based optimal process analyzer implementation in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes”
  • Lee Smith, Process Instruments, USA - “Raman applications throughout the petroleum refinery - Crude unit to blending”
  • Christoph Herwig, Technical University of Vienna, Austria - “Multi-parametric control strategies for enabling continuous biomanufacturing”
  • Tom Rodgers, The University of Manchester, UK - “Electrical Tomography for on-line process monitoring”
  • Vicki Woodward/Nicholas Pedge, AstraZeneca, UK - “Establishment and lifecycle management of Transmission Raman Spectroscopy for near-time monitoring”
  • Chee Wee, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES), Singapore - “Scaling up batch polymorphic crystallization using PAT/QbD approach”
  • Sean Bermingham, Process Systems Enterprise (ADDopT), UK - “Digital design (and operation) of drug products and their manufacturing processes”
  • Patrick Wray, Bristol-Myers Squibb, UK - “High speed video analysis and modelling as techniques for scale up of wet granulation”

APACT '18 announced

APACT '18 announced

Apact '18 will take place from Wednesday 25th - Friday 27th April 2018, at The Hilton Gateshead Hotel in Newcastle.