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2020 PDA Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Conference

Jun 24 - Jun 25, 2020
Washington, DC

Cell and Gene Therapy - From Promise to Cure

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  • The Americas

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Program Highlights
Peter Marks, MD, PhD, Director, CBER, U.S. FDA to present on Global Regulatory Convergence for ATMPs!


As part of PDA’s ongoing commitment to the future of the pharmaceutical industry, the 2020 PDA Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) Conference will provide a broad overview of current innovations with a focus on successful stewardship of cell and gene therapies toward approval and beyond. The Conference will be an ideal forum for sharing best practices and learning how industry is applying novel approaches to product development, manufacturing, and regulatory compliance for long-term success. 

Plenary sessions will discuss the current state of the science and emphasize real-world challenges companies face as they integrate process development, quality, manufacturing, regulatory strategies, and supply chain given the unique requirements of ATMPs. The sessions will provide insight into industry best practices including next generation processing, analytical methods, quality systems implementation, control strategy and its link to product realization, quality risk management, aseptic processing, and regulatory compliance. 

Don’t miss out on this important learning opportunity. Make plans now to attend the 2020 PDA Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Conference.

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  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of this conference, participants will be able to:

    1. Learn how industry colleagues manage the complex manufacturing, regulatory and quality requirements for ATMPs.
    2. Gain insight into how the industry can effectively manage phase-appropriate quality systems in the dynamic regulatory environment faced by ATMPs.
    3. Interpret the latest trends in microbiological and adventitious agent control strategies.
    4. Identify advanced analytical approaches that can be applied for quality control and real time release.
    5. Explain delivery system design and manufacturing logistics for patient-centered therapies and precision medicine.
    6. Summarize best practices for identifying and introducing new technologies.
    7. Explore challenges in the “vein-to-vein” supply chain for autologous therapies.
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    Job Function:

    Scientist | Entry-level to 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 | Analytical Development & Quality Control | Information Technology | Validation | Training | Clinical

  • Accreditation


    NOTE   Continuing education credits are not available for this event.

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Washington Marriott Wardman Park

2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC
Phone: 877-212-5752

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Washington Marriott Wardman Park
  • Accommodations

    Book within the PDA block and be automatically entered to win a daily treat delivered to your hotel room!

    A block of rooms have been reserved for meeting participants at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. The rate is $269 for single or double occupancy. Guestroom rates are subject to State and Local taxes. Reservations must be secured by Tuesday, May 26, 2020. After this date, reservations can be made on a space-and-rate available basis only. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

    To make reservations, individuals may click on the reservation link above or call the Wardman Park Hotel at +1 (877) 212-5752. Be sure to tell the reservationist that you are with the PDA Meeting to receive the PDA group rate.

    Individual Cancellation

    Please be aware that obtaining and canceling hotel reservations is the responsibility of the meeting registrant. Individuals will be responsible for payment of their own cancellation fees. The cancellation policy is 3 days in advance of arrival unless otherwise specified on your reservation information.

  • Amenities
    Washington Marriott Wardman Park is perfectly situated in the historic center of D.C. Our hotel is conveniently located in iconic Woodley Park and adjacent to the Metro. Take on all of D.C. and enjoy our Adams Morgan neighborhood with ease from our hotel. Our grand hotel is the ideal place to enjoy the sophistication of Washington, D.C. style, coupled with modern design and amenities. Our redesigned ballroom, hotel rooms and thoughtful perks are designed to serve the needs of every traveler. Let us bring your vision of success to reality as our meeting rooms, collaboration spaces, and pop-up lounges come to life. Attendees will delight in a haven in the city as they enjoy beautifully landscaped grounds, modern guest rooms, newly redesigned ballroom, exceptional restaurants, and newly redesigned lobby bar.

How to Get Here

By Air

Reagan National Airport (DCA) is approximately 7 miles from the hotel and all major carriers service this airport. Two other airports in the vicinity are both serviced by all major carriers: Dulles International Airport (IAD), 25 miles away, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), 30 miles away.

Taxi fares from DCA are approximately $25 one way, not including tip, and will take about 30 minutes. One way taxi fares from IAD is approximately $60 and from BWI about $88.

By Car

The Wardman Park Hotel is located at 2660 Woodley Park Road NW, Washington, DC 20008.

$48 (per day) Self-Parking. $55 (per day) Valet Parking.

Other Options

The Hotel is located .1 mile from the Woodley Park-Zoo/ Adams Morgan (Red line) Metro Station. Metro fare from Reagan National Airport (DCA) is $1.7 (one-way).


Registration Fees

Early Registration
Registration Type Price by April 14
Member $1,995
Non-member $2,274
Gov’t/Health Auth./Academic Member $700
Gov’t/Health Auth./Academic Non-member* $800
Student Member $280
Student Non-member* $310

Regular Registration
Registration Type Price after April 14
Member $2,595
Non-member $2,874
Gov’t/Health Auth./Academic Member $700
Gov’t/Health Auth./Academic Non-member* $800
Student Member $280
Student Non-member* $310

* For this member type or discounted rate, online registration is not available and must be faxed in.

† You must be a member to receive this rate.

All rates in US dollars. To receive the prevailing rate, PDA must receive your registration(s) by 5:00 p.m. ET on or before the date noted.

Group Registration Discount

Register 3 people from the same organization as a group (at the same time) for the Conference or Workshop and receive the 4th registration free. Other discounts cannot be applied.

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If you require special accommodations and/or have special dietary requirements, please state them in the appropriate field when you register for the event(s).

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SUBSTITUTION: If a substitution request is sent 30 days before the event, no fee will be charged. After this period, a $200 fee will be charged. If you are a non-member substituting for a member, you will be required to pay the difference of the non-member fee.

REFUND: If a refund request is sent 30 days before the event, a full refund will be given minus a $200 fee. After this period, no refunds will be given. Refund requests must either be faxed to + (301) 986-1093 or emailed to [email protected]. Phone messages are not accepted.


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