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ISPE Announces Q4 2011 Global Training Event Schedule

Will help pharmaceutical professionals meet year-end licensing and education requirements

Published: Friday, September 2, 2011 - 11:01

(ISPE: Tampa, FL) -- The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), a global nonprofit association of 22,000 pharmaceutical professionals who use expert knowledge to create high-quality, cost-effective good manufacturing practices (GMP) solutions, will offer six training events throughout the fourth quarter of 2011. These events will collectively contain 19 courses on a variety of topics vital to the pharmaceutical industry, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP); the GAMP 5 Guide; commissioning and qualification; biopharmaceuticals; critical utilities such as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and water; oral solid dosage (OSD); process analytical technology (PAT); project management; and sterile products.

“With end-of-the-year training deadlines approaching, many pharmaceutical professionals are seeking ways to fulfill requirements, or expand their skills and gain additional knowledge,” says ISPE president and CEO, Bob Best. “Our slate of fourth-quarter training events is designed to offer something relevant to almost every specialty and experience level in the industry.”

As a member-based organization, ISPE is dedicated to creating first-to-market solutions that help members and their employers in their work to ensure the safety of the world’s supply of medicines. ISPE’s training courses offer timely and unparalleled education that drives individual competence through the exploration of practical industry challenges, ISPE fosters expertise that is sought by regulators and new-industry influencers worldwide.

Register at the individual links provided in the following course list.

Sept. 19–20, 2011—Brussels, Belgium
Modern Approaches to Risk-Based C&Q
Managing the Risk of Cross Contamination

Sept. 19–22, 2011—Indianapolis, Indiana
GMP Auditing for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Oral Solid Dosage Forms
Pharmaceutical Water Generation
HVAC for Pharmaceutical Facilities
Facility Project Management in the Regulated Pharmaceutical Industry
Cleaning Validation Principles
Pharmaceutical Water Storage and Distribution

Oct. 6–7, 2011—Norwood, Massachusetts
Pharmaceutical Water Storage and Distribution
Applying the GMPs
Process Validation in Biotechnology Manufacturing
Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facilities

Oct. 24–25, 2011—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Basic Principles of Computerized Systems Compliance (GAMP5)

Nov. 9–10, 2011—Grapevine, Texas
Risk-Based Approach to GxP Process Control Systems
Modern Approaches to Risk-Based C&Q
Managing the Risk of Cross Contamination

Nov. 16–17, 2011—Brussels, Belgium
Sterile Drug Manufacturing Facilities
Implementing Process Analytical Technology

Full course descriptions, instructor bios, and registration information can be found at www.ISPE.org.


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The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is a global nonprofit association of 22,000 pharmaceutical professionals in 90 countries who use knowledge to create high-quality, cost-effective good manufacturing practices (GMP) solutions. ISPE provides its members opportunities to develop technical knowledge, exchange practical experience within their community, enhance their professional skills, and collaborate with global regulatory agencies and industry leaders. Founded in 1980, ISPE offers online learning for a global audience. Its world headquarters are in Tampa, Florida, with offices in Brussels, Belgium, Shanghai, China, and Singapore.