2018 Schedule

Note: Schedule subject to change.

Time Activity Topic Instructor

Sun, Feb 11

7:00–8:30 PM Welcome Reception, Embassy Suites SFO, 250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco CA 94080    

Course held at South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Blvd, SSF, CA 94080

Mon, Feb 12

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast    
8:00 AM Welcome Introduction to the course Leslie Z. Benet
8:15 AM Lecture 1 Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics: Clearance Leslie Z. Benet
9:45 AM Coffee Break    
10:15 AM Lecture 2 Fundamentals of Pharmacokinetics: Distribution Leslie Z. Benet
11:30 AM Workshop Introduction Tutors
11:50 AM Lunch    
12:50 PM Workshop 1 Clearance Concepts Tutors
2:30 PM Coffee Break    
3:00 PM Lecture 3 Temporal Relationships After Intravascular Administration Leslie Z. Benet
4:15–5:40 PM Workshop 2 Distribution and Intravascular Bolus Kinetics Tutors

Tue, Feb 13

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast    
8:00 AM Workshop 3 Constant Rate Input Tutors
9:15 AM Lecture 4 Absorption I: Concepts and Kinetics Svein Øie
10:15 AM Coffee Break    
10:45 AM Lecture 5 Absorption II: Factors Influencing Drug Absorption Svein Øie
12:00 Noon Lunch    
1:15 PM Workshop 4 Absorption Concepts and Kinetics Tutors
3:00 PM Coffee Break    
3:15–5:15 PM Lecture 6 Renal and Hepatic (Metabolic) Elimination Svein Øie
6:15 PM Course Dinner

Wed, Feb 14

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast    
8:00 AM Workshop 5 Renal and Hepatic Elimination Tutors
9:45 AM Coffee Break    
10:15 AM Lecture 7 Mean Residence Time Leslie Z. Benet
11:00 AM Short Break    
11:10 AM Lecture 8 Multiple Dose Regimens Leslie Z. Benet
12:00 Noon Lunch    
1:00 PM Lecture 9 Integration of Kinetic Concepts Robert A. Upton
2:45 PM Coffee Break    
3:15 PM Workshop 6 Mean Residence Time Tutors
4:15–5:45 PM Lecture 10 Bioavailability and Bioequivalence: BCS and BDDCS Leslie Z. Benet

Thu, Feb 15

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast    
8:00 AM Workshop 7 Multiple Dose Regimens Tutors
9:00 AM Workshop 8 Integration of Kinetic Concepts Tutors
10:15 AM Coffee Break    

Elective Sessions Start

10:45 AM Lecture A1 Multicompartment Kinetics Svein Øie
  Lecture A2 Phar​ma​co​ge​no​mics in the Management of Variability Kathleen M. Giacomini
12:30 PM Lunch    
1:30 PM Workshop 9
  • Bioavailability


  • Multicompartment PK
  • Pharmacogenomics
3:00 PM Coffee Break    
3:30–5:30 PM Lecture B1 Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics Modeling Rada Savic
  Lecture B2 Macromolecule Pharmacokinetics Sara Kenkare-Mitra

Fri, Feb 16

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast    
8:00 AM Lecture C1 Nonlinear Pharmacokinetics Deanna Kroetz
  Lecture C2 Application in Clinical Practice Michael E. Winter
10:00 AM Coffee Break    
10:20 AM Workshop 10
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Macromolecule PK


  • Nonlinear PK
  • PK in Clinical Practice
12:00 Noon Course Adjourns    

Optional half-day courses begin at 12:30 PM. You must be registered in advance to attend.