2023 ISPE International Emerging Leader Hackathon

Friday - Sunday, 13 - 15 October

2023 ISPE International Emerging Leader Hackathon

Join us Friday-Sunday, 13-15 October, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada for ISPE’s International Hackathon held prior to the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. There is no registration fee for this event, but space is limited. Secure your seat today!

Students and recent graduates have the unique opportunity to participate in the annual Hackathon, an event organized by and for the ISPE Emerging Leaders. It is a 24-hour experience where you will divulge knowledge in an innovative situation and network with senior industry experts. This year, the focus of the Hackathon is Sustainability. Participants will be tackling the pressing challenge of reducing the environmental footprint of pharmaceutical industry.

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Sponsored by Genentech:


Interested in Volunteering as a Coach or Judge for the 2023 Ispe International Emerging Leader Hackathon?

Contact Callie Boenigk for more information.


Day 1
Friday 13 October 2023
Day 2
Saturday 14 October 2023
Day 3
Sunday 15 October 2023

Organizing Committee:

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Mugdha Apte
Roche Group
Amanat Kaur
Bioprocess Engineer
Hyde Engineering & Consulting

Problem Statement Sponsor

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Jarius Jackson
Roche Group
Problem Statement Sponsor
Sarah Qutaishat
Roche Group
Problem Statement Sponsor


Michelangelo Canzoneri
Global Head of Group Smart Manufacturing
Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany
David Estapé, PhD
Technology Manager Biotechnology
CRB Group GmbH
Teresa Minero
Founder & CEO
LifeBee - Digitalizing Life Sciences
Steffen Schulze
Cell & Gene Strategic Analytics & Business Insight Lead
F Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Christian Woelbeling
Executive Industry Advisor
Körber Pharma Software GmbH
Thomas Zimmer, PhD
VP European Operations


Jean Francois Duliere
Reg Advisor
Kelly Keen
Judith Koliwer
Principal Consultant, Cell & Gene Therapy
Körber Pharma Software GmbH
Head of Bio DP EU GMSAT Commercial Products
F. Hoffman - La Roche Ltd.
Lineke Pelleboer
Senior Consultant
Pelleboer Excellence Consultancy
Edoardo Schiraldi
Corporate Program Manager
Wolfgang Winter
Software Framework R&D Director
Agilent Technologies Deutschland GmbH