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2020 PDA Rapid Microbiological Methods Workshop

Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2020
10:00 AM
2:00 PM
| Eastern Standard Time
  • Virtual
  • Conference
  • Online
  • The Americas


As the pharmaceutical industry continues its fast-moving evolution, the focus on new technologies intensifies. The validation, approval, and implementation of rapid and alternative microbiological methods has also been steadily increasing within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, compounding pharmacy, and advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMP, gene and cell therapy) industries. Novel drug products and innovative manufacturing processes now require modern strategies for demonstrating microbiological control.

Attend the 2020 PDA Rapid Microbiological Methods Workshop virtually to gain meaningful insight and practical lessons learned from actual success stories on important issues currently facing the industry. Explore the current landscape for rapid method validation strategies, implementation opportunities, and global regulatory approval processes. Presentations by subject matter experts and global regulators will focus on real-world practices for rapid and alternative microbiology testing of in-process samples and sterile and nonsterile finished product.

This Workshop will present practical approaches to rapid microbiology testing that participants can use in daily work, laboratory, and manufacturing operations.

Highlighted Speakers

Sven M. Deutschmann
Sven M. Deutschmann
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Irving Ford
Irving Ford
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Andrew D. Hopkins
Andrew D. Hopkins
AbbVie, Inc.
Michael J. Miller
Michael J. Miller
Microbiology Consultants, LLC
Erika A. Pfeiler
Erika A. Pfeiler
Lisa A.  Wysocki
Lisa A. Wysocki

Who Should Attend

  • Departments: Microbiology, Compliance, Engineering, Manufacturing, QA/QC, CMC Documentation, Regulatory Affairs, Research and Development, Validation, QP
  • Level of Expertise: Senior Management, Scientists/Technicians
  • Job Function: Supervisor, Researcher, Analyst, Operative Personnel

Registration Fees

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Registration Type Fee
Member $1,196
Non-member $1,475
Young Professional Member $598
Gov’t/Health Auth./Academic Member $560
Gov’t/Health Auth./Academic Non-member* $640
Student Member $248
Student Non-member* $224

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