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Additional Information

Learn more about PDA Annual Meeting and get answers to your questions.


Frequently asked questions

  • Where is PDA Annual Meeting this year?

    The 2020 PDA Annual Meeting is being held at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, NC. Find out more about the venue, hotel, and travel information.

  • Are there hotel blocks available?

    Yes! Blocks of rooms have been reserved for meeting participants at three hotels within walking distance of the Raleigh Convention Center. Visit the venue information for details and choose the hotel that best suits your needs.

  • Who is speaking?

    The agenda will be continuously updated as speakers and panelists are confirmed for each session. Stay up to date by signing up for the event newsletter!

  • Which companies are exhibiting?

    There will be more than 100 exhibitors at the 2020 PDA Annual Meeting, including Biogen, Novartis, Amgen, Inc., AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, and many more. View the full list of Exhibitors and more information on sponsorship opportunities.

  • Can I get continuing education credits for attending?

    No. Continuing education credits are not available for this event.

  • Who should attend PDA Annual Meeting?

    This Conference is ideal for those involved in the bio/pharmaceutical industry who are focused on manufacturing, engineering, product development, QA/QC, research, lab science, data science, and regulatory affairs. All career levels, from early career to senior level will benefit from the carefully developed program. With multiple concurrent tracks to choose from, you are sure to find a match. Check the agenda to read the detailed session descriptions. If you have any questions about the Conference content, please reach out.


Learning Objectives

At the completion of this event, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand a Patient Perspective
  • Define manufacturing and quality advances for new modalities including but not limited to immunotherapies and gene and cell therapy products
  • Navigate the complexities of supply chain and serialization requirements
  • Learn from modernization of older facilities verses new facilities of the future
  • Identify new trends and potential disruptive developments in the health care sector
  • Understand strategies for next generation medicines
  • Define and understand risks and mitigation of those risks in a highly regulated industry
  • Better manage data to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Protect integrated systems from external threats

Who Should Attend

Job Functions

Scientist Engineer Executive and Mid-Level Management Project Management Technical Services Supply Chain Manufacturing Application Risk Management


Manufacturing Product Development Quality Research & Development Regulatory Affairs Engineering Laboratory Science Information Technology Validation Training




ACPEPDA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants may sign up to receive Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credits. To do so, participants must sign in at the beginning of the program, submit the provided evaluation forms and mail the CPE credit request to the address stated on the form. Attendees must be present at the full event to receive Continuing Pharmacy Education credit, which will be awarded as follows:

ACPE and NABP developed the CPE Monitor that allows pharmacists to electronically track their continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credits. The CPE Monitor will reject any CPE credit requests submitted past 60 days from date of ACPE-accredited activity. Always submit CPE activity claims as soon as possible. For more information, please visit the ACPE or NABP website.