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PDA Brazil Chapter Environmental Monitoring Workshop

Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2019
Sao Paulo, Brazil

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  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
    • 8:00 a.m.
      • Introduction to Environmental Monitoring Programs
      • Regulatory requirements
      • Definitions
    • 10:00 a.m.
      • Elements of an Environmental Monitoring Program
      • Master plan requirements
      • Environmental Monitoring Action Committee
      • Selection of sampling locations
    • 13:00 p.m.
      • Types of monitoring, methods, and equipment
      • Completion of monitoring types
      • Sampling frequency
    • 14:30 p.m.
      • Temperature, relative humidity, and differential pressures
      • Use of anaerobic and selective media
      • Incubation conditions
      • Identification of isolates
    • 16:00 p.m.
      • Risk Management for EM programs
    • 17:00 p.m.
      • Q&A
    • 8:00 a.m.
      • Qualification of the Environmental Monitoring Program
    • 9:00 a.m.
      • Alert and action levels
      • Trending
      • Investigating non-conformance's
    • 11:00 a.m.
      • Product impact assessment
      • Objectionable organisms/ organisms of concern
      • Burkholderia Cepacia Complex
      • Corrective actions
    • 13:30 p.m.
      • Evaluation the effectiveness of corrective actions
      • Changing from remediation to prevention
      • Adverse findings
    • 15:30 p.m.
      • Q&A
      • Discussion 
    • 8:00 a.m. EM sampling
      Presented by Rodrigo Oliveira
      • Nonviable particels
      • Viable air and surfaces
      • Personnel monitoring
      • Equipment examples
    • 9:00 a.m.Establishing Cleaning and Sanitization Program
      Presented by Jose McCall, Steris
      • Selection of cleaning and disinfectant agents
      • Mopping
      • Rotation
      • Disinfection efficacy studies
      • Spore and mold problems - How to clean and sanitize clean areas
    • 13:00 p.m. EM Personnel Certification for sampling and reading
      Presented by Rodrigo Oliveira
    • 14:00 p.m. Data Integrity for EM 
      Presented by Tereza Amaral
    • 15:00 p.m. Environmental Monitoring plan post-shutdown/ "at rest" and "under operation" scheme 
      Presented by Vitorio Santos
    • 16:15 p.m. Contaminated media fill investigation - Practical Training
      Presented by Vitorio Santos and Rodrigo Oliveira


Hotel Century Paulista

R. Teixeira da Silva, 647 - Paraíso
Sao Paulo, Brazil


Registration Fees

Regular Price
Registration Type Price (US Dollar)
PDA Member $600
PDA Non-Member $660
Registration Type Price (Brazilian Real)
PDA Member R$1.800
PDA Non-Member R$2.000


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