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PPXRD-07

The International Centre for Diffraction Data is pleased to announce The 7th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium in Orlando, FL, U.S.A..

Contributed papers are solicited for the session listed in the preliminary program or any general related topics. Papers may be scheduled for presentation in the evening poster session; those of more general interest will be placed in oral sessions.
Please refer to the guidelines for preparing abstracts

Call for Papers - Download PDF here

Optional Workshop
Exercises in Quantitative Phase Identification
Monday, 25 February
8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Practical Aspects of Quantitative PXRD in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Peter Varlashkin, GlaxoSmithKline, Durham, NC, USA

Data Collection Strategies for X-ray Transparent Materials

Detlef Beckers, PANalytical, Almelo, The Netherlands

An Overview of QPA and Rietveld Methods for X-ray Powder Diffraction

John Faber, Scientist Emeritus, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA

Sample Preparation for Rietveld Analyses

Fangling Needham, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA

Hands-On Exercises in Quantitative Phase Identification

Detlef Beckers, John Faber, Fangling Needham, Peter Varlashkin

Tuesday, 26 February - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Type Title of Paper Speaker & Affiliation
  WELCOMING REMARKS & INTRODUCTIONS John Faber, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, Pa, USA
  XRPD Structural Techniques (Acquisition and Use of XRPD Data, Indexing, Structure Determination, Rietveld Refinement)
Invited CRYSTALS STRUCTURES OF MODERATELY COMPLEX ORGANIC MOLECULES ARE PREDICTABLE

Marcus A. Neumann, Avant-garde Materials Simulation, St-Germain-en-Laye, France

Contributed CRYSTALLITE VOLUME, AREA, SPECIFIC AREA AND MORPHOLOGY OBTAINED VIA RIETVELD REFINEMENT Xim Bokhimi, Insituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, D. F., Mexico
Contributed AUTOMATED ANALYIS OF POWDER X-RAY DATA USING SCRIPTING AND DATA PIPELINING TECHNIQUES Max Petersen, Accelrys, Inc., San Diego, CA, USA
Contributed THE ANALYSIS OF NANOMATERIALS, AMORPHOUS MATERIALS AND SEMICRYSTALLINE MATERIALS Timothy Fawcett, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA
Contributed SDPD: A KEY COMPONENT IN POPULATING THE CARBAMAZEPINE CRYSTAL STRUCTURE LANDSCAPE

Kenneth Shankland, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxon, U.K


Tuesday
Afternoon
Complementary Techniques & PAT
Type Title of Paper Speaker & Affiliation
Invited QUANTITATIVE PXRD: IMPROVING RESOLUTION FOR MULTI-COMPONENT SYSTEMS USING CONTEMPORARY CHEMOMETRIC METHODS Peter Wildfong, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contributed EDXRD PROBE FOR PHAMACEUTICAL VERIFICATION Noureddine Anibou, Xstream Systems Inc., Sebastian, Florida, USA
Contributed HYDRATES PRODUCED BY CONTROLLING WATER ACTIVITIES IN Shan-Ming Kuang, Roche Carolina, Florence, SC, USA
Contributed IDENTIFICATION OF GUMS AND SCREENING FOR CATALYST RESIDUES IN PHARMACEUTICAL END PRODUCTS USING XRF SPECTROMETRY Lieven Kempenaers, PANalytical, Almelo, The Netherlands

Tuesday Evening (6:30-9:00)                     Poster Session
Title of Paper Speaker & Affiliation
DETERMINATION OF SPECIFIC SURFACE AND PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION BY SMALL ANGLE X-RAY SCATTERING Detlef Beckers, PANalytical, Almelo, The Netherlands
A NEW HIGH-THROUGHPUT SAXS SCREENING TOOL FOR ACCELERATED COMBINATORIAL MEASURMENTS Gerd Langenbucher, Anton Paar USA, Ashland, VA, USA
PHARMACEUTICAL REFERENCE APPLICATIONS OF PDF-4/ORGANICS 2008 Fangling Needham, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA
WWW.POWDERDATA.INFO: A RELIABLE SOURCE OF FREELY AVAILABLE, HIGH-QUALITY EXPERIMENTAL XRPD DATA

Kenneth Shankland, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxon, U.K

QUANTITATIVE MULTIVARIATE APPLICATIONS IN PXRD OF INTACT MULTI-COMPONENT CONSOLIDATED PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEMS Peter Wildfong, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
CHEMOMETRICS AS A TOOL FOR COMPARING DIFFERENT GEOMETRICAL MODES IN MULTI-COMPONENT QUANTITATIVE PXRD ANALYSIS OF INTACT COMPACTS Peter Wildfong, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Wednesday, 27 February - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday
Morning
Formulation, Product Development, Drug Delivery and Polymorph and Salt Screening
Type Title of Paper Speaker & Affiliation
Invited TWO-DIMENSIONAL XRD FOR PHARMACEUTICAL Bob He, Bruker AXS, Madison, WI, USA
Contributed PXRD ANALYSIS OF THE MECHANICALLY INDUCED INTER-CONVERSION BETWEEN TWO NEAT POLYMORPHIC FORMS OF BMS-XYZ HAVING SIMILAR LAYERED CRYSTAL STRUCTURES Denette Murphy, Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Contributed AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR SALT PRESCREENING AND POLYMORPH SCREENING STUDIES Clifford Olson, Zinsser NA, Northridge, CA, USA
Contributed POLYMORPH ANALYSES: TOOLS AND RESULTS Timothy Fawcett, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA
Contributed TWO POSSIBLE VARIANTS OF A SINGLE CRYSTAL FORM OF AN API AND HOW TO FILE SUCH A PRODUCT

Peter Varlashkin, GlaxoSmithKline, Durham, NC, USA


Wednesday
Afternoon
New Frontiers for XRD in Pharmaceutical R&D (Cocrystals & Crystallization)
Type Title of Paper Speaker & Affiliation
Invited THE NEW GOLDEN AGE OF PHARMACEUTICAL PATENTS: COCRYSTALS AND THE SOLID STATE - SPECIAL THANKS TO THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Eyal Barash, Aptuit Consulting, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Invited X-RAY DIFFRACTION ANALYSIS OF COCRYSTALS EXHIBITING A DISORDERED GUEST MOLECULAR ARRANGEMENT WITHIN A CRYSTALLINE HOST LATTICE Simon Bates, Aptuit Consulting, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Contributed X-RAY SOURCE, OPTICS AND DETECTORS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL XRD Bob He, Bruker AXS, Madison, WI, USA
Thursday, 28 February - 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

An Invitation to Participate in an XRD Round Robin
Title of Paper Speaker & Affiliation
AN INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN AN XRD ROUND ROBIN John Faber, Scientist Emeritus, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA
SAMPLES FOR ROUND ROBIN Fangling Needham, ICDD, Newtown Square, PA, USA

Poster Session
26 February 2008

An evening reception and poster session of submitted papers will be held at the The Florida Hotel and Conference Center. See guidelines for submission of abstracts for information on submitting a poster.

Exhibition
26-27 February 2008
Concurrent with the symposium and evening poster session and reception will be a commercial exhibition of analytical instrumentation and related products and services. Exhibitors are invited to inquire about exhibit reservations and sponsorship opportunities.

Who Should Attend PPXRD?
Pharmaceutical Research and Development Scientists and Academia interested in:

Organizing Committee
Dr. John Faber, Chair, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, U.S.A.
Dr. Detlef Beckers, PANalytical, Almelo, The Netherlands
Dr. Harry G. Brittain, Center for Pharmaceutical Physics, Milford, NJ, U.S.A.
Dr. Julien Giovannini, AstraZeneca, Lund, Sweden
Dr. Jun Han, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc., Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
Dr. Arnt Kern, Bruker AXS GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany
Terry Maguire, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, U.S.A.
Leah Mooney, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, U.S.A.
Dr. Fangling Needham, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, U.S.A.
Dr. Kenneth Shankland, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxon, U.K.
Dr. Gregory A. Stephenson, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.
Dr. Raj Suryanarayanan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.
Dr. Peter G. Varlashkin, GlaxoSmithKline, Durham, NC, U.S.A.
Dr. Shawn Yin, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.A.

ICDD X-ray Training Events
If you would like further training on X-ray powder diffraction or X-ray fluorescence spectrometry, join the ICDD for its annual training classes:
Practical X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry - 28 April - 2 May 2008
Fundamentals of X-ray Powder Diffractometry - 2-6 June 2008
Advanced Methods in X-ray Powder Diffractometry - 9-13 June 2008

Visit our web site at www.icdd.com/education for information or e-mail: clinics@icdd.com .

Denver X-ray Conference
30 July - 3 August 2007, Sheraton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, U.S.A. Attendees to the World's largest X-ray conference will have access to sessions on the latest advancements in XRD and XRF. Workshops are run by experts who provide TRAINING and EDUCATION on many PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS of X-ray fluorescence and X-ray diffraction techniques for the study of materials.

Visit our web site at www.dxcicdd.com or e-mail: dxc@icdd.com

Cancellation Policy
A 50% refund will be issued, if the cancellation is received by the ICDD in writing no later than 15 January 2008 . No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after that date, however, you may transfer your registration to a colleague with advance notice.

Symposium Deadlines
Symposium Registration Cancellation: 15 January 2008
Hotel Reservations for Group Rate: 1 February 2008

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