World Batch Forum Calls for Papers

Abstracts are due by Oct. 31 for the WBF 2005 North American Conference.

The World Batch Forum (WBF) is seeking papers for presentation at its 2005 North American Conference, scheduled for May 15-18, 2005, in Atlantic City, N.J. In particular, the WBF is interested in receiving submissions covering data integration using the ISA S95 standard and Business To Manufacturing Markup Language (B2MML), manufacturing using the S88 batch standard, and issues specifically related to pharmaceuticals manufacturing.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is Oct. 31, 2004. All submissions should be sent electronically, in Microsoft Word .doc format, to Sylvia Heidemann ( at the WBF headquarters in Longwood, Fla. WBF will notify authors regarding acceptance by Nov. 19, 2004. Full papers and PowerPoint presentations must be submitted to WBF for review by Feb. 4, 2005.

The author paper template and the abstract guidelines can be found in the WBF Library on the organization’s Web site,

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