Keynote Speaker

Robert Langer, Ph.D., David H. Koch Institute Professor, MIT


Robert Langer


Distinguished Speakers

Marc Baum, Ph.D., President, Oak Crest Institute
Cheryl R. Blanchard, Ph.D., President and CEO, Microchips Biotech
Howard Gendelman, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Randy Mrsny, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath
Andrew Owen, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool
Christopher A. Rhodes, Ph.D., President and CEO, Drug Delivery Experts
Alex Schwarz, Ph.D., Vice President, Early Development, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals
Thomas Tice, Ph.D., Sr. Director, Evonik Corporation
Steven Schwendeman, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Michigan



New Developments in Implant Devices for Reversible Long-Acting Therapy
Tools and Models to Aid in Mechanistic Understanding of Long-Acting Injectable and Implantable Platforms
Clinical Translation of Long-Acting Injectable/Implantable Platforms
Emerging Controlled Release Parenteral Technologies
Molecular Design Strategies to Achieve Longer Acting Therapies
Regulatory Considerations for Long-Acting Injectable and Implantable Product Development


Submit an Abstract!

We are accepting abstracts for posters at the GSK-CRS Long-Acting Injectables and Implantables Conference. If you are currently working in areas covered by the topics above, submit your abstract today! Abstract submission closes on March 17, 2017. Please find submission guidelines below:

  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts an author may submit. If an abstract is accepted, the presenter must be one of the co-authors listed
  • Communications will only be sent to the designated presenting author 
  • Abstract body is limited to 400 words (do not include title, or authors)
  • Figures/Images are not accepted


Registration Rates

Meeting Registration Rates Early Rate After March 17
Abstract Presenter $495 $595
GSK Employee $495 $595
Regular Attendee $595 $695


Hotel Venue

Courtyard Philadelphia South at the Navy Yard
1001 Intrepid Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19112

Hotel rooms are available for the nights of Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18. The GSK-CRS hotel rate is $173+tax/night; you can reserve your hotel while you register for the conference. If you didn't book your hotel while you registered for the conference, email Brianna Plank for reservation. We cannot guarantee room availability or the GSK-CRS hotel rate after April 3 so book soon!  Note: the card used for registration payment will be the card on file for the hotel and can be changed upon arrival.

Register and reserve your hotel now!

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