Peru Conference in November!

La Sociedad Internacional de Liofilización está inaugurando el capítulo local sudamericano con sede en Perú. Por ello los invitamos a participar de LYOCON´2016, primer encuentro técnico que tendrá lugar entre el 2 y 5 de noviembre próximo en el hotel Dazzler de la ciudad de Lima.

Prestigiosos ponentes nacionales y extranjeros impartirán charlas de primer nivel cubriendo desde los aspectos básicos hasta los más avanzados en esta temática. Así también podrán apreciar distintas aplicaciones de esta tecnología, tanto en productos farmacéuticos, alimentos, como en nutracéuticos.
Los esperamos en Lima.

No pierda esta excelente oportunidad, especialmente si usted es Sudamericano.

The International Society of Lyophilization & Freeze Drying is inaugurating the South American local chapter based in Peru. Therefore we invite you to participate in LYOCON’2016 , first technical meeting to be held between November 2nd and 5th in Dazzler Hotel, in Lima.

Prestigious national and foreign speakers will give first class talks covering from basics topics to the most advanced ones in this area. Also you will appreciate different applications of this technology, in pharmaceuticals, foods and nutraceuticals.

Hope to see you in Lima.

Do not miss this excellent opportunity , especially if you are from South America.

 Coming in 2017: Havana, Cuba Conference

The next international event for the ISL-FD will take place 24-28 April 2017  in Havana, Cuba. The brochure and registration forms are complete and you can find them on the link below. The conference will be held around the following themes:

  • Model-based process engineering,
  • Complex molecules, cells and formulation
  • Developments and innovation,
  • Competing technologies,
  • Standards, Validation and authorities,
  • Equipment vendors.

Call for Papers:  You are invited to submit an abstract that can be reviewed by the Program Committee for acceptance. As a guideline, the abstract should be restricted to 500 words. Graphs, tables and illustrative sketches are allowed as additions. The closure date for abstracts is 1 December 2016. Especially for PhD students: Feel free to submit abstracts for posters to be put in the program.  Upon judgement of the Program Committee, 4 of them will be upgraded for oral presentation in the conference. The abstracts may be sent to the following e-mail address: to the attention of Jos Corver, Chair Program Committee.

Click here to go to the Havana Conference Page…

East Coast Chapter Washington DC was a big hit!

The East Coast Chapter held a meeting in Gaithersburg, MD on September 20th.  They had 125 attendees and sponsored 7 students.

Click here for a summary of the meeting…

The Midwest Chapter Chicago conference was a big success!

The Chicago Chapter Meeting was a great success! We had 144 people, including 13 students who were supported by the chapter. 10 students gave poster presentations, and two students gave oral presentations. Professor Michael Pikal was the keynote speaker. Andrew Strongwich of Purdue won the Dr. Thomas Jenning Award for best poster presentation.  See the link for more information, including Student Poster Titles.

International Society of Lyophilization – Freeze Drying Inc.

The Society is a non-profit all – volunteer organization (registered in the State of Delaware in the United States) whose mission is to promote and advance the field of lyophilization (lyophilisation) by personal interaction using the Internet and supporting programs that provide financial and/or material assistance to those who need it. It is also dedicated to the promotion of friendship and understanding throughout the International Community by conducting meetings at various locations throughout the world. Our mission includes help for students who are studying in the field of lyophilization – freeze drying.