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2020 AAPS-NERDG Annual Meeting
Open Seats 214
7:00 am
-4:45 pm

2020 AAPS-NERDG Annual Meeting

Apr 16, 2020 - Time: 7:00 am - 4:45 pm
The AAPS Northeast Regional Discussion Group will conduct its annual meeting on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Marriott Hotel in Farmington, Connecticut. This single day meeting will be held from 8:00am to 4:45pm.  Continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments are included. Contributed Abstract Submission Site is Now OPEN:
  • Abstracts are currently being accepted for Short Topic Presentations, Regular Poster Presentations, and Academic Research Award Presentations
  • Submission deadline is January 31, 2020
  • Submission process:  Please download the Google Document entitled "2020 NERDG Abstract Submission Template" at, enter your abstract content, and email your abstract to (Please note that you will need to have a google account to access the template. If you do not already have one, you can set one up for free by visiting You do not need to request access to the template, it is ready for downloading directly).
Sponsorship opportunities are still available: Please contact Renée Kitson at if interested. Event Keynote Speaker:

Scott Fountain, Ph.D. (Executive Director, Charles River Shrewsbury & PAI)

Roundtable Discussion Topics:

Bioanalytical Development for In Vivo Biomarkers and DMPK

Speakers:  Jan Beumer (University of Pittsburgh), Marcel Musteata (Albany College of Pharmacy)

Physicochemical and Biophysical Stability Assessments across Therapeutic Modalities

Speakers:  Maria Krisch (FreeThink Technologies), Pradyot Nandi (BMS)

Computational Modeling to Aid Pharmaceutical Development – Solid State Chemistry

Speakers:  Yuriy Abramov (XtalPi Inc. and University of North Carolina),                                                Dougyue Xi (Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc)

Inhalation/Respiratory Drug Development

Speakers:  David Cipolla (Insmed), Nitesh Kunda (St John’s University)

Pharmaceutical Scale-Up Approaches

Speakers:  Angel Diaz (Pfizer), Bing-Shou Yan (Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc)

Registration information: Early registration fees are as follows and must be received by April 8, 2020: - Students (undergraduate, graduate, and post doc) and unemployed $70 - Faculty and Industrial scientists $125 Onsite and late registration for students, faculty, and industrials (received on or after April 8, 2019) will be $175. Registration is not complete until payment is received.  Please note that online payment is a separate step following registration (click on the Pay Now button).  If you have questions, please email the NERDG Planning Committee ( Abstract Submission information:   Requirements for abstract submissions are similar to last year. Important note: Abstract submission and meeting registration are separate.  Participants of the Regular Poster Presentation (RPP), Short Topic Presentations (STP), or  the Academic Research Awards (ARA) must also register for the meeting.  Poster boards are 4' x 8'.


Hartford Marriott Hotel
15 Farm Springs Rd
Farmington, CT 06032

Event Fees:

Students (undergraduate, graduate, and post doc) and unemployed $ 70.00
Faculty and industrial scientists $ 125.00
Late (on or after April 8, 2019) and on-site registration $ 175.00
Sponsorship $ 1000.00