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Extractables & Leachables Europe

Conference will return in 2023
Dates and location TBC

Extractables & Leachables Europe is the world's leading conference dedicated solely to extractables and leachables. 

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the 2022 event!

Smithers have been organising the European, USA  and China edition of the Extractables & Leachables conferences for over 15 years and have a long history of providing regulatory conferences so you can be sure that this conference will not only provide you with the most up to date information but also a great conference experience.

Whatever your level or position, and whether you're from a CRO, pharmaceutical manufacturer, packaging specialist, instrument or equipment manufacturer, research or academic institution, chemical company or OEM - this conference has something for everyone! 


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"Beyond all my expectations - this conference has significantly improved my knowledge of E&L"
- Quality Systems Specialist, Becton Dickinson

2022 Agenda

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Registration & welcome refreshments
Chair's opening remarks
The ELSIE Knowledge Base
Session 1: E&L Case Studies
Session 2: Single-Use Systems
Session 3: Medical Devices
Chair's Day One Summary
Networking Drinks Reception
Registration & Welcome Refreshments
The role of uncertainty in E&L
Session 4: Toxicology
Session 5: Materials
Session 6: Analytical Chemistry
Chair's closing remarks and end of conference
Philippe Verlinde PhD - Nelson Labs Europe

Philippe Verlinde PhD

Senior Scientist - Study Director at Nelson Labs Europe
Carsten Worsøe - Novo Nordisk

Carsten Worsøe

Principal Scientist Extractables and Leachables at Novo Nordisk
Patricia Parris - Pfizer

Patricia Parris

Global Risk Assessment Services Toxicologist, Drug Safety Research & Development at Pfizer
Markus Obkircher  - Merck KGaA

Markus Obkircher

Director R&D at Merck KGaA
Berk Oktem PhD DABT - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Berk Oktem PhD DABT

Chemist, Center for Devices and Radiological Health at U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Thomas Rousseau - FILAB

Thomas Rousseau

Scientific and Technical Director at FILAB
Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing
Medical Engineering Technologies
Nelson Labs

"E&L Europe continues to grow and is clearly the premier event of its type "
- Executive Partner, SCIO Analytical