American meeting 2022 | Columbia (SC), USA

We are pleased to invite all BFS IOA members to our American meeting that will be held in Columbia (SC), USA on October 12-13. Please see topics and programme below.


  • Welcome and Introduction by the BFS IOA Chairman
  • Blow-Fill-Seal: Advanced Aseptic Manufacturing for Temperature-Sensitive Drug Products (Woodstock Sterile Solutions)
  • Cool BFS on rotary machines BP460 (Rommelag CMO)
  • Product backflash in Air Filters (Recipharm)
  • Apiject BFS system as a Device (Apiject)
  • Evaluating the feasibility of the blow-fill-seal ApiJect injector for the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine (AstraZeneca US)
  • Nephron presentation and introduction site tour (Nephron)
  • Update on new generation of prefilled syringes (Brevetti Angela)
  • Update on new technologies (Wilco)
  • Weiler Lab+ Technology Update (Weiler Engineering)
  • Automatic visual inspection of Difficult to Inspect Blow Fill Seal Container Blocks (Rommelag)
  • Report from AGM 2022 and plans for 2022/2023 (BFS IOA Board)

  • Workshop kick-off presentation (BFS board)
  • Workshop: Defect classification (for BFS operator members only)
  • Workshop: Annex 1 compliance (for BFS operator member only)

Meeting Space

Dominion Energy South Carolina - 400 Otarre Parkway, Cayce, SC 29033


Aloft Columbia Downtown - $142 per night
823 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201
Deadline for reservations for the Aloft is September 27, two weeks prior to arrival

Holiday Inn Express - $129 per night
1233 Washington Street Columbia, SC 29201
Deadline for reservations for the Holiday Inn Columbia Downtown is October 4, one week prior to arrival.

We have secured a block of rooms at both hotels and when you have registered, you will receive a booking link to the hotel you request in your registration. Rooms are allocated on a first-come-first-basis.


Please register for the meeting and booking of hotel room via the link at the top right corner of this page.

There is no need to fill in you credit card details when you register, as you will receive a direct booking link from BFS IOA on receipt of registration.  

If you need a BFS IOA member login to access this website fully, please fill the form Online Application Form (

Hope to see you in Columbia (SC)!