Aligning technical and operations for future Pharma Maintenance & Reliability

The must attend event for pharma maintenance, reliability and technical operations professionals in the USA.
The Pharma TechOps Event Series is expanding its peer-to-peer knowledge exchange platform to the USA! Pharma TechOps USA is the most effective networking event for maintenance, reliability, engineering and technical operations professionals from pharma, medical devices and life science industries. The Pharma TechOps USA is bringing together 120+ experts and decisions makers from global pharma big players, local hidden champions, and innovative biotech companies, to discuss current challenges, share experiences and explore the latest developments in maintenance, reliability and in aligning technical and operations.

First Highlights 2019

Event at a glance


The Pharma TechOps USA Sessions

The 3-day event is a unique combination of

  • Inspirational Keynotes & Industry Case Studies
  • Well moderated, interactive World Café sessions
  • Icebreaker Round Tables
  • Challenge Your Peers Discussions
  • Live Tech Takes

Be part of our exclusive platform to explore various business models, case studies & actions to increase overall plant profitability and availability, identifying gaps that hide opportunities & business chances for your challenges.

Hundreds of engineering & reliability projects and technology budgets under the same roof

Get involved in Phrma TechOps USA 2019 as a Business Partner. For our event partners, it is a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 120 key prospects.

Pharma TechOps USA 2019 offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to pharma professionals involved in maintenance, reliability and technical operations projects.

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Not sponsors… Pharma TechOps USA is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience.

Position your business as a thought leader at Pharma TechOps USA.  Join our Global Partner Community today!

Excellent interactive conference with lots of networking opportunities.
Carlos Hedler
Head of Site Engineering and Technology, Bayer AG
Great opportunity for me to learn about and sharing my ideas to high level experts of a new sector for me and do good networking.
Dimitrios Kyritsis
Chair at IFIP WG5.7 Advanced Production Management Systems, EPFL
Unique event combining Global Pharma and Asset Management Expertise.
Wouter Luimes
Director Business Development EMEA, Genesis Technology Solutions Inc.
Inspiring and great opportunity to meet and share experience with peers.
Maurice Zuidgeest
Sr. Maintenance Manager EMa Parenterals, Janssen Biologics BV
Well organised event with lots of opportunities to network.
Juergen Kulka
Managing Director, ENGIE
Good opportunity to connect with others having similar issues and experiences.
Kenneth Creasy
Senior Director, Manufacturing Technology, Johnson & Johnson

Key topics at Pharma TechOps USA 2019

  1. What are current maintenance models and methodologies in the pharma & biotech, medical devices and life science industries?
  2. How can the design of system, component & facility support reliability and maintenance tasks, and vice versa?
  3. What is the separated or integrated reliability strategy for IT, IIoT and Cloud?
  4. How to organize and manage remote service applications in a validated environment?
  5. How to make the move from reactive to proactive or even predictive maintenance with Advanced Data Analysis?
  6. What are application opportunities for AI and cognitive technologies in maintenance & reliability programs?
  7. How to set up solid business processes for applying defect elimination tools?
  8. What is the ideal alignment of Technical Services and Operational Department? Is TechOps reality in the industries?
  9. What are benefits and opportunities of standardization between different plants?
  10. What is best practice for developing an effective asset life cycle management?

Movers & Shakers at the maintenance and reliability conference Pharma TechOps in Europe

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

Live Tech Take

In a live session, suppliers of systems and solutions present their tools, innovative systems and applications in order to demonstrate to you future technologies, systems, applications and their functions.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.


Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.

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Lean challenge

A competition to test if you are still have all necessary flexibility skills.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Meet! Pharma TechOps USA

Discover who else is participating in Pharma TechOps USA. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Training Session

In a workshop-like atmosphere, you will have the opportunity to discuss specific questions with a small group of participants and present your practical solutions.

Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Pharma TechOps USA 2019 Venue

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

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