2013 Biotech Conference


Know Before You Go

Travel Information

Conference Hotel

The Sheraton Imperial Hotel is the hotel headquarters for the Biotechnology Symposium and Training Courses featuring HVAC Design concepts.

Hotel Information
Sheraton Imperial Hotel
4700 Emperor Blvd
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 941-5050


Find the most direct Transportation Information from the airport and around the area.


  • Complimentary Wireless Internet in guest rooms and lobby
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center – discounted $7 access to the on-site Fitness Connection Gym
  • We have five complimentary passes available.If you are interested, contact ask@ispe.org.

Weather and What to Wear

Dress is business casual. Don’t forget to check the weather before you pack. Also if you are taking a tour please review any tour requirements.

While You Are Onsite 

All Delegates are encouraged to look over the A-Vax Case Study ( 8 MB) for the A-Vax Workshop prior to the Conference.


Located in the Foyer (Imperial Lobby)

  • Tuesday, 27 August 07.00 – 17.00
  • Wednesday, 28 August 07.30 – 15.00

Make sure to check in as early as possible to pick up your badge and Event Guide ( 2 MB). Badges are required to be worn at all times.


There will be Continental Breakfast every morning as well as refreshment breaks and lunches throughout the day. The Networking Reception will begin on 17.00 on Tuesday. Two drink tickets will be provided inside your attendee badge. Additional drinks available for purchase. (Cash Only)


Print out the latest agenda ( 2 MB) for the Biotech Conference.

Session Information

Exhibitor Information

We invite you to meet our Exhibitors and learn about the products, services and new technologies that can help your company excel.

The Exhibitors are located in Imperial Ballroom.


Tuesday, 27 August
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
12.00 – 18.30 Exhibits Open
14.30 – 15.00 Networking Break
17.00 – 18.30 Networking Reception

Wednesday, 27 August
07.30 – 08.30 Continental Breakfast
07.30 – 15.30 Exhibits Open
10.00 – 10.30 Networking Break
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
14.30 – 15.00 Networking Break 15.00 Exhibit Hall Closes

Exclusive Pre-order of New Guidance Documents for delegates only. Receive 20% off:

  • Biopharmaceutical Process Development and Manufacturing (First Edition)
  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities (Second Edition) – a revision of the Baseline® Guide

Thank you to our Top Tier Sponsors

  • Pinnacle Sponsor
  • Pinnacle Sponsor
  • Pinnacle Sponsor
  • Host Sponsor
  • Media Partner

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