On Demand Conference - 2020 PDA Annual Meeting

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Early registration is now open! Save up to $650 when you register by Jan. 30, 2020.

PDA’s flagship Annual Meeting provides a venue for obtaining the latest and most comprehensive information on a broad range of topics related to product and process development, manufacturing, supply chain and quality.  Moreover, the meeting provides a robust venue for learning, networking and benchmarking with respect to innovation and continuous improvement, The ultimate goal has its purpose in ensuring quality medicines for patients.

The theme of the 2020 meeting is Enhancing the Future with Innovative Medicines and Manufacturing. In selecting this theme, the planning committee’s goal is to design a comprehensive event that encompasses the wide-ranging interests of all PDA members. Whether you are focused on improving existing processes or delving into entirely new technologies, we will cover relevant information important to small molecule, and biopharmaceutical, cell and gene therapy and other modalities.

Plenary sessions will inspire all of us to engage as we focus on the importance of what we do every day to improve the quality of life for millions of people.  It is a daunting and empowering task we are faced with and these sessions will focus on key aspects of our work including getting personal with patients, understanding regulations, leveraging breakthrough designations, modernizing facilities, strategies for developing next generation medicines, and protecting integrated systems from external threats.  Concurrent session tracks include, Developing New Modalities, Targeting Real-Time and Parametric Release, Engineering Data Solutions, and Modernizing Products and Manufacturing.

Rounding out the program are Interest Group sessions, which offer participants a chance to hear from experts as well as engage in interactive discussions on a variety of important topics and specific disciplines. Visit this site later for a complete list of Interest Group Sessions.

The exhibition hall provides opportunities for one-on-one interactions with service providers and vendors who will showcase the latest services and technologies. Authors of numerous poster presentations will also be present to discuss their latest research and data. Following positive feedback, this year students and young professionals will again have the opportunity to deliver a podium or poster presentation.  Social events and breaks are scheduled throughout the meeting to allow time for further networking and peer-to-peer discussions. 

This meeting is a ‘must attend’ knowledge sharing event for everyone, from corporate executives to those who have recently joined the industry, it is an ideal opportunity to accelerate your impact and position in your company as well as in the pharmaceutical industry.

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

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