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PDA Manufacturing Science & Operations ProgramSM Looks at Big Data; Plans March Workshop

For Immediate Release:
11/29/2017
Media Inquiries:
Walt Morris
/ morris@pda.org /
301-656-5900, x. 148

Bethesda, Md., November 20, 2017 – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) gathered experts in pharmaceutical manufacturing, big data and manufacturing intelligence for a “Big Data & Insights from the Shop Floor” ideation session. The purpose of the meeting was to brainstorm cutting-edge topics for the 2018 PDA Manufacturing Intelligence Workshop at the Lowes Sapphire Falls, Orlando, Fla., March 21-22, 2018. The workshop is being produced under the Manufacturing Science and Operations ProgramSM, which serves as an advisory body to PDA.

The more than 20 manufacturing and IT experts present represented a number of pharmaceutical manufacturing giants and technical enablers. The group identified important topics that lend themselves to potential workshop sessions, including digital quality management, AI and machine learning, big data, and workforce of the future.

PDA's Annual Meeting precedes the workshop at the Lowes Sapphire Falls, March 19-20, and will focus on agile manufacturing strategies.