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Fundamentals of Automated Visual Inspection - Japan

Oct 31 - Oct 31, 2019
Tokyo, Japan

  • Education
  • Asia-Pacific


This training course will provide a basic understanding of the automated visual inspection (AVI) process and technology. Participants will learn how the capability of AVI process is dependent on the equipment, development and validation processes, as well as discuss the advantages and disadvantages of AVI technology. During this training course, participants will evaluate validation strategies to determine which approach to use under given circumstances. A case study will also be discussed.

This training course is an excellent opportunity to discuss questions that you have and to interact with others who are facing and overcoming the same inspection issues.


  • Training courses run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day, unless otherwise noted. An agenda will be provided on the first day of the training course.


Andrea Sardella
Andrea Sardella
Stevanato Group

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Apply the regulatory requirements for visual inspection to the automated environment
    2. Apply the knowledge of limitations of AVI inspection
    3. Evaluate validation strategies and be able identify the most appropriate approach for defined circumstances
    4. Apply the knowledge of the functioning of AVI equipment to assess capability of performance
    5. Evaluate data from inspection program identify potential program improvements and create solutions
  • Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who are involved in the development, validation and implementation of automated visual inspection systems for sterile drug manufacturing.

    Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Packaging, Validation, Engineering

    Specialist, Supervisor, Engineer, Manager

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Sheraton Miyako Hotel

1 Chome-1-50 Shirokanedai
Tokyo, Japan

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  • Accommodations

    A block of rooms have been reserved for meeting participants. The rate is $30,450 JPY inclusive of taxes and breakfast. Reservations must be secured by Saturday, October 5, 2019. After this date, reservations can be made on a space and rate available basis only.

    To reserve a room at the discounted group rate please use the following link:

    Individual Cancellation

    Please be aware that obtaining and cancelling hotel reservations is the responsibility of the 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

    Please visit the hotel’s website for more information.

How to Get Here

By Air


By Limousine Bus
Narita Airport → (Limousine bus: Approx. 120 min) → Hotel
Limousine Bus Fares

Adult (Junior high student or older) 3,100 JPY
Child (Elementary school student or younger) 1,550 JPY


By Limousine Bus
Haneda Airport → (Limousine bus: Approx. 75 min) → Hotel

Adult (Junior high student or older) 820 JPY
Child (Elementary school student or younger) 410 JPY

By Car


Journey time: Approx. 5 min

  • For the journey from Meguro Station to the hotel by the Tokyo City Bus, take a bus bound for Ooi-keibajo (Ooi Racetrack) <Line Shina 93> and get off at the Shirokanedai Station bus stop.
  • For the journey from Shinagawa Station to the hotel by the Tokyo City Bus, take a bus bound for Meguro Station <Line Shina 93> and get off at the Shirokanedai Station bus stop.

Other Options


Shinagawa Station → (JR Yamanote Line 160 JPY/8 min) → Meguro Station → (Subway 170 JPY/2 min) → Shirokanedai Station → (Approx. 4 min walk) → Hotel

From Shinagawa Station Approx. 7 min/Approx. 1,100 JPY
From Meguro Station Approx. 5 min/Approx. 730 JPY


Hotel Shuttle Bus
The hotel also serves a free shuttle bus on these routes in some time periods of a day. Please see the below
“Hotel Shuttle Bus” description.

Journey time: Meguro Station Approx. 5 min
Journey time: Shinagawa Station Approx. 7 min

  • Meguro Station ←→ Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tokyo
  • Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tokyo → Shinagawa Station


Registration Fees

Regular Price
Registration Type Price
Member USD $599
Non-member USD $599
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* USD $599

* For this member type or discount, online registration is not available, please contact [email protected].

Group Registration Discount: Register 3 people from the same organization as a group (at the same time) for the event and receive the 4th registration free. Other discounts cannot be applied.

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CANCELLATION: If a cancellation request is received 30 days before the event, a credit (registration fee paid minus a 200.00 USD/EUR processing fee) will be given. No credits will be given for cancellation requests received less than 30 days before the event. Cancellation requests must be emailed to [email protected].


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