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CPhI Worldwide to Host #CPhIChat Provoking Debate on the Future of Pharma

AMSTERDAM, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Industry professionals and media are invited to participate in the inaugural Tweetchat taking place in real-time at CPhI Worldwide 

CPhI Worldwide, organised by UBM Live, announces the launch of #CPhIChat in October 2014. #CPhIChat is a first of its kind global industry-wide Tweetchat for pharma professionals and media working across the supply chain, aimed to stimulate conversations on key industry issues and facilitate shared knowledge building.

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Following the release of CPhI's Annual Report, the inaugural #CPhIChat will take place on the second day of CPhI Worldwide, Wednesday, October 8th, from 2 to 4 p.m. This year, #CPhIChat topics will centre on the 'Future of Pharma', linking industry, the 34,000 people at the show and media together across a dedicated platform. The first of its kind industry-wide debate will focus on the key predications and trends affecting the industry including the implementation of QbD, green chemistry, pharma R&D reform, innovation and IPR, and increased outsourcing.

CPhI will open the conversation by presenting key facts (with infographics) from the CPhI panel of experts' reports on trends affecting the future of pharma. Media, industry professionals, and experts will then be asked join the debate live at the show, arguing their opinions and contrasting viewpoints. #CPhIChat will be streamed live at the show through the screens and displays.

"With our #CPhIChat series, CPhI Worldwide aims to provide another platform for driving innovation and thought leadership alongside the exhibition and speaker series. We look forward to hearing what the industry has to say about the future of pharma and gaining insights on both concerns and solutions during #CPhIChat. With the chat running live on the first day of #CPhIWW we hope to see a ripple of ideas running through the show with real time feedback on the show's designated pharma TV. I would encourage everyone attending the show to take part" said Chris Kilbee, Group Director Pharma at CPhI.

CPhI encourages the entire industry to log into Twitter from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8th to join the debate by using the hashtags #CPhIChat and #CPhIWW. The chat will be streamed in real-time at the CPhI Conference, with a summary report released after the show.

For more information on #CPhIChat and this year's topic, please visit http://l.cphi.com/cphichat:

About CPhI 

CPhI drives growth and innovation at every step of the global pharmaceutical supply chain from drug discovery to finished dosage. Through exhibitions, conferences and online communities, CPhI brings together more than 100,000 pharmaceutical professionals each year to network, identify business opportunities and expand the global market. CPhI hosts events in Europe, Korea, China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, Istanbul, Russia and South America and co-locates with ICSE for contract services, P-MEC for machinery, equipment & technology, InnoPack for pharmaceutical packaging and BioPh for biopharma. CPhI provides an online buyer & supplier directory at CPhI-Online.com.

For more information visit: http://www.cphi.com

The UBM Live annual schedule of Pharmaceutical events also includes; CPhI, ICSE Korea (2-3 September, 2014 at the COEX- Seoul, South Korea); CPhI, ICSE, P-MEC and InnoPack Worldwide (7-9 October 2014, Paris Nord Villepinte- France); CPhI and P-MEC India (2-4 December, 2014 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre- Mumbai); CPhI, ICSE, P-MEC, BioPh and Pharmatec Japan (22-24 April, 2015 at the Big Sight Exhibition Centre- Tokyo). CPhI Russia and IPhEB (27-29 April, 2015 at the VVC, Pavilion Nr 75, Moscow Russia); CPhI, P-MEC and Innopack South East Asia (26-28 May, 2015 at the Jakarta International Expo- Jakarta, Indonesia); CPhI Istanbul (3-5 June, 2015, at the Lutfi Kirdar Convention and Exhibition Centre- Turkey); CPhI, Hi and Fi, ICSE, P-MEC, BioPh and LabWorld China (23-25 June, 2014 at SNIEC- Shanghai, China)

About UBM Live 

UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands, and expand their market. Through premier brands such as TFM&A, Internet World, IFSEC, MD&M, CPhI, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show, and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, Websites, and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

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