Meeting on the Mesa 2023 —

Carlsbad, California

October 10-12, 2023

Taking cell and gene therapies from medicine to market requires global expertise, technical capabilities, and a strategic partner you can trust. Schedule a meeting with us at Meeting on the Mesa to learn how our CDMO services and solutions can support your drug development and manufacturing journey.

About Meeting on the Mesa

The Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa is the sector’s foremost annual conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-markers in the industry to advance cutting-edge research into cures.

Join Thermo Fisher Scientific at the event where our CDMO experts will be available in the exhibit room to discuss how our expertise, capacity, and global network can address your project’s unique needs. We’ll also be highlighting our integrated cell and gene therapy solutions, including:


We’re sponsoring the following workshop on Wednesday, October 11 from 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. PDT.


The effective implementation and integration of technological advancements in cell and gene therapy manufacturing can be significantly impacted by the development of long-term strategic collaborations, to support technology transfer and process integration. This panel will explore emerging technologies and key factors that have critically contributed to the successful establishment of a robust clinical manufacturing process. Panelists will also examine the current state of cell therapy processing, gaps to be addressed, advancements in manufacturing automation, and discuss considerations for future design strategies using emerging AI/ML tools.

Chair: Betty Woo, Ph.D., Vice President, Cell, Gene and Advanced Therapies, Thermo Fisher

Scientific Speakers

  • Ivie Aifuwa, Ph.D., Director, Development Engineering and Automation, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Dan Herring, General Manager, Advanced Therapies, Patheon


Event details 

Date: October 10-12, 2023

Format: Hybrid (in-person and virtual)

Location: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, CA

Event Website:


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