PDA Annex 1 Workshop 2024

Dublin, Ireland
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Dear Colleagues,

The PDA is delighted to announce the return of our esteemed event, the PDA Annex 1 Workshop 2024, scheduled to take place on 05-06 November 2024, in the vibrant city of Dublin, Ireland.

This workshop is designed to educate and support the industry in adapting to the revised EU GMP Annex 1. At PDA, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing scientifically rigorous, practical, and technical information, along with training programs that contribute to the advancement of science and regulation for both our members and the broader industry.

Workshop Objectives:

Address Challenges: The primary goal of the workshop is to tackle the challenges and implications associated with the revised EU GMP Annex 1.

Critical Changes: We will delve into specific sections, ensuring attendees gain a comprehensive understanding of how to successfully navigate the requirements of the updated Annex.

Engage and Learn: Attendees will have the invaluable opportunity to hear insights from industry experts and regulators, and interactive sessions will foster open discussions among peers, allowing for the sharing of challenges and best practices.

Standardized Approach: PDA has established a standardized approach to workshop topics, ensuring that the information disseminated to the industry remains consistent and pertinent to the current regulatory landscape.

We eagerly anticipate welcoming you to this enriching event!


The Co-Chairs

Fred Ayers, ValSource
Tracy Moore, TM Pharma Group


  • Fred Ayers, ValSource
  • Tracy Moore, TM Pharma Group
  • Marcia Baroni, EBSI
  • Laura Brennan, Ecolab
  • Francesco Cicirello, BioNTech
  • Richard Denk, SKAN
  • Derek Duncan, LIGHTHOUSE Instruments
  • Maria Ginnelly, BMS
  • Kurt Jaecques, GSK
  • Amanda McFarland, ValSource
  • Patrick Nieuwenhuizen, PharmaLex
  • Jessie Lindner, PDA
  • Falk Klar, PDA Europe
  • Sabine Hartmann, Manager Programs & Events, PDA Europe

Early Registration

Register by 08 September 2024

Member Price

€ 2.050

GovernmentMember Only

€ 980

Health AuthorityMember Only

€ 980

Early Career ProfessionalMember Only

€ 980

StudentMember Only

€ 980

AcademicMember Only

€ 980


€ 2.350

Standard Registration

Register after 08 September 2024

Member Price

€ 2.250

GovernmentMember Only

€ 1.080

Health AuthorityMember Only

€ 1.080

Early Career ProfessionalMember Only

€ 1.080

StudentMember Only

€ 1.080

AcademicMember Only

€ 1.080


€ 2.550

See Qualifying Criteria for Member Types.


WAYS TO REGISTER: 1. Online Registration   2. [email protected]

PDA MEMBERS: Please remember to log in before registering If you come from a Governmental or Health Authority Institution or from an Academic Organization, please contact [email protected] before registering.

If you need to apply for a visa to enter the event country, PDA Europe must be informed of this fact at least 4 weeks before the start of the event.

Agenda is subject to change.
  • Frederic B. Ayers

    ValSource, Inc.

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  • Marcia C. Baroni, MBA

    VP Quality, Enterprise GxP Compliance & Systems, Emergent BioSolutions

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  • Laura Brennan

    European Technical Consulting Leader, Ecolab

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  • Francesco Cicirello, PharmD, MSc

    Senior Director Quality Compliance, BioNTech

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  • Richard Denk

    Senior Consulting Aseptic Processing & Containment, SKAN AG

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  • Derek I Duncan, PhD

    Director Product Lines, LIGHTHOUSE Instruments

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  • Kurt Jaecques, MA

    Global Aseptic Technologies Lead Monitoring & Control, GSK

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  • Amanda McFarland, MS

    Senior Consultant, ValSource, Inc.

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  • Tracy Moore

    Director, TM Pharma Group Ltd

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  • Patrick Nieuwenhuizen, MSc

    PharmaLex Ireland

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PLEASE READ  PDA is not affiliated or contracted with any outside hotel contracting company. If someone other than PDA or the PDA chosen hotel contacts you suggesting that they represent any PDA event, they do not. It is PDA's recommendation that you book your hotel directly through the official PDA chosen hotel that is listed on our web site.

PDA recommends the reservation at the following hotel

Crowne Plaza Dublin - Blanchardstown
Blanchardstown Town Centre
Dublin, D15 T1FD

PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until 16 September 2024.

Book your room at the PDA Group Rate via the above-mentioned reservation button.

How to Get Here
By Air The closest airport is Dublin Airport.
By Car The hotel is only a 20-minute car ride away from Dublin Airport.
By Other Options Take the Dublin Express train to get from the airport to the hotel, it takes around 1,15 h.
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Special Lufthansa Group Airlines Fares
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The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together – every day, all around the world.The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event.

You will reach the booking platform via this link https://www.lufthansa.com/de/en/meetings-and-events-delegates and with the event code DEAPIBJ. The reduced fares are automatically displayed.

Note: Please enable pop-ups permanently in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform will not open.

Of course, you can also book through your IATA travel agency. The travel agency can request the ticketing instructions by sending an email to [email protected], stating the event code DEAPIBJ.

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Get there relaxed – get there sustainable – travel CO2-free. Your Event Ticket at a fixed price throughout Germany. From any Deutsche Bahn station to our event, with the City-Ticket included.

Event Ticket one-way and specific train (subject to availability):

  • 1st class 89,90€ (seat reservation incl.)
  • 2nd class 55,90€

Event Ticket one-way and fully flexible:

  • 1st class 112,90€ (seat reservation incl.)
  • 2nd class 77,90€

Book online now and get the lowest price for your preferred route – guaranteed. For technical questions, please contact the service number +49 (0) 30 58 60 20 901. Create the perfect start for your sustainable event: Make active use of your journey to work or just relax and enjoy the high-speed travel experience – with 100% renewable power on regional and long-distance services.

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