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PDA Midwest: Parametric Release

Sep 20, 2022
Northbrook, IL

Call to Action

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PDA Midwest Chapter is pleased to announce that the chapter will partner with the Hilton Chicago Northbrook Hotel in Northbrook, IL to provide for an exclusive, first time in the chapter’s existence, Hybrid Event, allowing viewing/participation for the entire world!

Join us in person on September 20th at the Hilton, for a 1/2 day event on the Call to Action for Parametric Release. Alternately for those who are not able to attend in person, we will be live streaming the event. For those unable to attend the live event (in-person or streaming), a recording of the event will be re-broadcasted later in the day with a live speaker and panelist Q&A session.

In person attendance includes the following:

  • Discounts on an electronic copy of TR-30
  • Raffle
  • Networking opportunities during registration, mid-morning refreshment break and lunch following the meeting

Invited Panelists / Speakers:

  • FDA/CDER Leader in Division of Microbiology Assessment
  • FDA/CDER Field Compliance Leader, Manufacturing Quality
  • Ed Tidswell, Executive Director – Merck, USP Representative
  • Mike Sadowski, Lead Scientist – Baxter Healthcare
  • Siegfried Schmitt, Vice President Technical – Parexel Consulting, UK PDA Chapter President
  • Eric Peryer, Associate Director Sterility Assurance – Baxter Healthcare
  • Frederic Ayers, Advisor – Eli Lilly and Company

PR Future considerations

  • Review of Status of Parametric Release for Products Terminally Sterilized with Moist Heat 2022 Survey on challenges to the implementation of Parametric Release
  • Discussion of opportunities to address challenges to the implementation of Parametric Release
  • Live polling to gain further insight and drive further discussion aimed at the interests of the participants
  • Develop action items to reduce the industry over reliance on the test for sterility by increasing the implementation of Parametric Release

Explore opportunities for the application of Parametric Release to sterilization modalities beyond moist heat

For additional information, please see event details.

Agenda Coming Soon


Hilton Chicago-Northbrook/Livestream

2855 North Milwaukee Ave
Northbrook, IL


Registration Fees

Regular Price
Registration Type Price
Member $85.00
Live Streaming Parametric Release Event FREE (Streaming instructions will be provided in a separate email)
Rebroadcast Parametric Release Event FREE (Rebroadcast instructions will be provided in a separate email)


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