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The 28th ESACT meeting will take place on 23-26 June 2024 in Edinburgh.

Secure your place at ESACT 2024—the premier event for professionals in the biotechnology and cell therapy industries! With the early bird deadline swiftly approaching on 3 April 2024, now is the time to take advantage of discounted rates and secure your registration.

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Poster submissions

We welcome late submissions for poster presentation only. Please click the link below to submit!

The call for abstracts is now closed. 

The reviews of the abstracts will be published on 8 March 2024.

Confirmed invited speakers

Confirmed invited speakers (with draft titles) include:

Keynote Speakers

Adrian Bird (University of Edinburgh, UK) – Towards genetic therapies for Rett syndrome

David MacMillan (Princeton, USA) – Micromapping: A chemical approach to biological insights and therapeutic intervention

Nabila Saklaven (Cellino, USA) – Ultra-scalable Manufacturing of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell for Therapies

Cells as factories and therapies: modernizing biologics production for emerging modalities

Andreas Pluckthun (University of Zurich) – Precision gene delivery through protein engineering

Isabelle Riviere (Takeda, USA) – Evolving CAR cell Therapies

Zoltan Ivics (Paul Ehrlich Institute, Frankfurt) – The Sleeping Beauty transposon system: A molecular parasite tamed for genome engineering

Product Quality – Functional Relevance and Emerging Technologies

Jamie Piret (UBC, Canada) – Process Analytical Utility of Raman Microscopy for Cell Therapy Manufacturing

Jonathan Bones (NIBRT, Ireland) – Making analytical characterisation routine

Rena Mizrahi (Gigagen, USA) – Control and Characterization of Thousands-Diverse Recombinant Polyclonal Antibodies

From Big Data to Better Cells and Processes

Moritz von Stosch (DataHow, Switzerland) – Towards digital process development – How (hybrid) modeling and transfer learning could change the way we develop and operate processes

Zan Luthney-Schulten (University of Illinois, USA) – 4D simulations of a growing minimal bacterial cell

Transitioning from development to manufacture – How do science and innovation translate into highly efficient biomanufacturing?

Brian Shy (University of California, USA) – Developing and manufacturing CRISPR-engineered T cell therapies in the academic setting

Cath Green (University of Oxford, UK) – Scaling-up Covid vaccine manufacture: Combating the pandemic

Jyothsna Viswesvaraiah (Seismic, USA) – Mitigating risk during biologics manufacturing using discovery stage developability assays and state of the art machine learning based optimization