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March 11-14, 2019
Santa Clara Convention Center,
Santa Clara, California, USA


Online registration for BPI West 2019 is now closed.

If you are not registered but wish to attend, you may reach out to Adam Rednor at until Friday, March 8. After March 8, you may purchase a pass onsite at the Santa Clara Convention Center starting March 11.

New Agenda Items for BPI US West 2019

Drive Performance in Your Global Biologics Manufacturing Network

Eric Fallon, Ph.D., Senior Director at Genentech shares best practices on how to enhance productivity, eliminate waste and drive continuous improvement through novel technologies.

A Cancer Survivor's Tale

Keynote presenter Toby Peach shares his personal insights on the patient-response to a cancer diagnosis, remission, relapse and discharge.

Boehringer Ingelheim Site Tour

This limited-capacity event features a tour of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Fremont facility and a downstream process development seminar led by Bio-Rad Laboratories.

Evening Networking at Levi Stadium

Enjoy appetizers and drinks with fellow attendees at this fun exclusive networking at Levi Stadium, home of NFL team San Francisco 49ers!

New Viral Safety track

Ensure product safety and compliance for your biologics, mAbs, vaccines and novel products by hearing unpublished data from leadng viral safety experts and regulators in this new track for 2019.

FDA Regulator Confirmed

Overcome your regulatory challenges by asking your questions to Arifa Khan, Supervisory Microbiologist at FDA who is a confirmed panelist at BPI US West 2019

improve the speed, lower the cost and increase the quality/safety of biologics development

Ensure regulatory success

New for 2019, our viral safety track keeps you up-to-date on how today's industry leaders are implementing successful virus detection and viral removal programs.

Advance promising biologics to IND

Our early stage process development track covers global best practices to reduce timelines, lower costs, develop robust cell lines, and utilize new technologies in downstream processing.

Increase product speed to market

The late stage process development track shares best practices for developing continuous and intensified processes, achieving process robustness and simplification, streamlining process validation and characterization, and alleviating bottlenecks in tech transfers and scale up.

Create a sustainable commercial manufacturing program

Our commercial manufacturing track provides innovating strategies for capacity and continuous improvements, successful launch and lifecycle management, optimizing operational efficiencies, and achieving real-time control strategies.

Accelerate development for multi-product pipelines, global markets and capacity optimization

Attend our single-use/flexible facilities track to learn how both large and small pharma are meeting today's requirements for validation, supply chain, design and operational considerations.



The scientific agenda offers 100+ speaker presentations designed to improve the speed, cost and quality of your process development and manufacturing efforts. 

Our large, multi-track format presents innovative scientific developments, industry updates and technology applications across the entire bioprocessing spectrum from early stage process development through commercial launch preparation.


The exhibit hall gathers 80+ exhibitors representing global CMOs, CROs, suppliers and technology leaders who can help your company accelerate your product to market. 

See live product demonstrations and discuss your needs with knowledgeable vendors from all over the world.


Whether you are looking to meet potential customers or partners, BPI West is the one-stop shop to network with global scientists and decision makers working across all aspects of the biopharmaceutical field.

Attendee luncheons, poster viewing hours and evening cocktail receptions offer simple yet effective networking opportunities. Plus, your registration includes access to the BPI West app, allowing you to view the entire attendee list and schedule meetings before, during and after the event.

Present a Scientific Poster at BPI US West 2019

Share your company's latest research with the BPI US West attendees by presenting a scientific poster during the event.  All posters are displayed inside the exhibition throughout the duration of the event.  To present a poster, you must choose the poster presentation option during your registration, and also submit a poster abstract at the link below by February 8, 2019.

Take a Tour of BPI US West

Watch our video highlight tour from BPI US West 2018 see why attendees choose our event as #1 source to gain the science, technologies and contacts needed to accelerate promising biologics towards commercial success.

Thank you to our Advisors

David Brindley, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford

David Brühlmann, Ph.D., Manager, Biotech Process, Merck

Hanmin Dong, Senior Scientist I, Abbvie Biotherapeutics Inc.

Sabine Gaillard, Ph.D., Scientist, Bioprocess Research & Development, Sanofi Pasteur

Jente Lu, Ph.D., Senior Scientist I, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

Jeffrey Guss, Automation/Informatics Engineer, GSK

Padmadhar Madupu, Manager Process Engineering & Development, Pfizer

Shawn Liu PhD, Chief Scientist & Department Head, Bayer

Sourav Kundu Ph.D., Sr Director, Process Development, TEVA

Yuyi Shen Ph.D., Senior Process Expert, Grifols

Arnie Horowitz Ph.D., retired from Xoma, Consultant

Ashley Hesslein, Ph.D., Associate Director, Bayer

Ali Ghoorchian, Ph.D., Senior Scientist II, Manufacturing Science and Technology, Pfizer

Sigma Mostafa, Ph.D., Vice President, Process Development, KBI Biopharma, Inc.

Nobel Vale, Research Scientist, Analytical & BioanalyticalDevelopment, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Kyle Zingaro, Ph.D., Development Scientist II, Early Stage Process Development, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.