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PDA 417 Introduction to Visual Inspection

Apr 19 - Apr 20, 2023
Baltimore, MD

  • Education
  • The Americas

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Program Highlights

Overview

This training course covers the fundamentals of visual inspection and their application to injectable products. It will be a combination of lecture/discussion and hands-on exercises used to develop and practice practical inspection skills. The skills developed through this training course may be applied to both manual human inspection and automated machine inspection.

During this training course, you will learn about patient risks associated with particles in injections; global compendial and regulatory requirements and expectations; inspection techniques for visible particles and container closure defects; critical quality parameters for manual, semi-automated and automated inspection methods; light measurement and control; key elements of a visual inspection program; and inspection lifecycle development.

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PDA Visual Inspection Training Courses

Agenda

  • Training courses generally run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day unless noted on the agenda. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Trainers

Ronald Leversee
Ronald Leversee
Padagis US LLC
Matthew Ostrowski
Matthew Ostrowski
Pfizer, Inc.
John G. Shabushnig
John G. Shabushnig
Insight Pharma Consulting, LLC

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify applicable international regulatory and compendial requirements for visual inspection
    2. Apply the critical parameters which must be controlled for reproducible inspection results
    3. Use appropriate statistical tools to assess and compare inspection methods
    4. Develop consistent validation strategies for visual inspection processes and equipment
  • Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who are involved with visual inspection of parenterals in sterile drug manufacturing.

    Departments
    Quality Control, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance Operations, Research and Development, Validation

    Roles
    Specialist, Operator/Technician, Supervisor, Manager, Engineer

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Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor

300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD

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  • Accommodations
    Rate: $229 USD for single/double occupancy, plus state and local taxes
    Cut-Off Date: Monday, 20 March 2023 (after this date the discounted PDA rate is no longer guaranteed)
    Check-In: 16:00
    Check-Out: 11:00

    Reservations
    Online: 
    Click on the reservation link above
    Phone: +1 (410) 528-1234, make sure to give the PDA Group Code, G-PRDA, to receive the discounted conference rate

    Individual Cancellation
    48 hours prior to 23:59 local time the day of arrival or 1 night fee. Obtaining and canceling hotel reservations is the responsibility of the meeting participant. Individuals will be responsible for payment of their own cancellation fees.
  • Amenities

    Experience an exceptional stay at the Baltimore Inner Harbor hotel designed for business and vacation travelers. Discover a unique blend of urban luxury and local hospitality with stylish rooms and suites that give you a sense of home and tech savvy enhancements that keep you productive. The convenient location makes it easy to walk to area museums, historic landmarks and attractions like the National Aquarium and Camden Yards. Enjoy what happens when convenience meets charm at Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor.

How to Get Here

By Air

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is approximately 12 miles (20km) from the hotel and all major carriers service this airport. Taxi fares from BWI are approximately $35 one way, not including tip, and will take about 20 minutes.

By Car

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor is located at 300 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Both valet and self-parking are available.

Other Options

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor is conveniently located only four blocks from the Metro subway system and only three blocks from the Lightrail. BUS-MTA picks up right outside the hotel, making it easy to explore the area.

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Registration Fees

Early Registration
Registration Type Price By March 5, 2023
Member $2,249
Non-member $2,699
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic $1,749

Regular Registration
Registration Type Price After March 5, 2023
Member $2,499
Non-member $2,999
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic $1,749

* 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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