July 26-29, 2015

The Loews Hotel

Philadelphia, PA, USA

PREP 201528th International Symposium on

Preparative and Process Chromatography

Premier arena for the presentation and discussion of the latest developments

driving the field of Preparative & Process Chromatography, Separation Science and Technology

In Memoriam, by Giorgio Carta:  It is with a very heavy heart that Janet and I announce, on behalf of the PREP Symposium Organizing Committee, that Georges Guiochon has recently passed away. True to his spirit (click here)

Call for Posters -- Abstract submission deadline has passed                                

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July 26-29, 2015 in Philadelphia

Join scientists and media manufacturers from around the world who will focus on presenting some of the most cutting-edge areas of preparative and process chromatography; and see how the latest products and technologies are driving the pace of innovation in scientific research. The program will be packed with papers on biochromatography, downstream processing, QbD, monoclonal antibodies, plasmids, enzymes, vaccines, VLPs, and other biopharmaceuticals, chiral molecules, SFC, fine chemicals, peptides, proteins, SMB, APIs, natural products, monoliths and new stationary phases, and more. 65+ oral presentations, 2-day Poster Session, 2½-day Exhibit, and workshop program providing advanced tutorials covering various aspects of process chromatography.

The PREP series of symposia is the most recognized international conference packed with expert professionals who address key developments, issues and hottest topics in the preparative and process liquid chromatography field.

  • Find current tools and solutions to practical chromatographic separations.
  • Learn how to optimize chromatography processes and minimize costs for the best economic production.
  • Discuss and learn about current and future challenges and opportunities in the industry.
  • During the exhibition, evaluate and compare the latest products, instruments, techniques and processes that are driving the pace of innovation in Preparative and Process chromatography.
  • Interact with world leading scientists and engineers who will discuss critical and emerging areas in all aspects of Preparative and Process liquid chromatography.

Keynote Sessions

In addition to general oral and poster sessions, PREP 2015 will feature keynote sessions addressing critical and emerging areas in preparative chromatography:

  • Industrial Case Studies in Protein Chromatography
  • Continuous Chromatography for Intermediates and APIs
  • Continuous Downstream Processing for Biopharmaceuticals
  • Preparative Chromatography in Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery and Development
  • Process Scale Purification of Peptides and Oligonucleotides
  • Preparative Supercritical Fluid Chromatography
  • Special technical session in memory of Professor Georges Guiochon from the University of Tennessee is also planned featuring presentations from the leading international scientists and engineers in the field 


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PREP Symposium/Exhibit Manager
Ms. Janet Cunningham
Barr Enterprises
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