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CNPPA To Provide China Regulatory Update at the 2019 PDA Parenteral Packaging Conference Yonghua Gao to join experts on Chinese, USP and ISO packaging standards

For Immediate Release:
03/11/2019
Media Inquiries:
Walt Morris
/ morris@pda.org /
301-656-5900, x. 148

Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced that Yonghua Gao, Deputy Secretary General at the China National Pharmaceutical Packaging Association will present a regulatory update of China’s packaging laws at the 2019 PDA Europe Parenteral Packaging Conference, March 19 – 20, at the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, Italy.

The week’s program for the 2019 PDA Europe Parenteral Packaging conference is intended to initiate and support discussion and professional exchange through a diversity of scientific presentations, workshops, training courses, joint dinners and networking events.

Speaking on Wed. March 20, Gao will be joined in Session 4: “Regulatory Updates” by Bettine Boltres, West, and Horst Koller, HK Packaging, who will respectively speak on USP revisions to its glass and rubber standards and ISO 11040 on prefilled syringes.

Keynote speaker, Karthik Vaideeswaran, Sr. R&D Director, will present “The Evolution of Parenteral Drug Substance and Drug Product Primary Containers” on Tuesday, March 19.

Attendees will also hear a mix of experts from packaging suppliers and pharma/biopharma developers, including from LIGHTHOUSE, Gerresheimer, Roche, Corning, Genentech, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Novo Nordisk, SCHOTT, Novartis, and more. Academic researchers from Osaka University, University of Padova, and the Technical University of Denmark are also speaking.

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