shutterstock_14762002Earlier this summer, ISPE announced its 2015 ISPE Annual Meeting on 8 – 11 November in Philadelphia, PA in the blog post, “Annual Meeting 2015 by the Numbers”.

The Facilities and Equipment Track, led by Michelle Gonzalez, PE, BioPharm Engineering Consultant, is designed specifically to meet the needs of attendees who dedicate all their professional efforts in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of drug products, both pharmaceutical and biological.

The sessions and panels in this track will help you better understand not only of the challenges presented to Owners/Users throughout the biopharmaceutical industry world-wide, but also learn how they have confronted diverse issues affecting the facilities design, construction and operation. In addition, you will see real cases of effectively utilizing innovations in processing technology, such as single-use manufacturing equipment and techniques while applying the regulatory necessities that are very diverse in different parts of the world.

The track covers the diverse issues affecting pharmaceutical and biological facilities design, construction, operation and implementing innovations in processing technology including these key sessions:

  • An Interactive Simulation: Successful Delivery of a Large Scale Pharmaceutical Facility in China
    Experience the simulated delivery of a large-scale pharmaceutical facility project from start to finish and gain an understanding how to address issues unique to China
  • Effective Integration of Environmental Health and Safety Requirements into Project Design Review
    Learn how to implement Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) aspects of design to effectively reduce regulatory risk, ensure optimization of the design, improve productivity and reduce cost
  • A Case Study of 12 Flexible Facility Biopharmaceutical Projects: Emerging Trends in Flexibility for Strategic Advantage
    Expand your pipelines with new and diverse products and introduce new flexible production requirements to your manufacturing networks  
  • The Latest OSD Regulation Requirements and Technologies for Pharma Operations
    Understand the new ISPE OSD Baseline Guide, Volume 3 and the guidance and tools to help manufactures drive towards process and facility design decisions

Throughout the conference, you will have access to the most up-to-date information on topics such as:

  • C&Q
  • GMP in Ageing Facilities
  • Continuous Processing
  • Single-Use Technology
  • HVAC
  • Sustainability
  • Cross Contamination

Early bird discounted registration rates are available until 11 October, so register now. For more information about the conference, please visit the conference website

We look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia.