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PDA Singapore Chapter Technology Transfer Technical Symposium

Oct 13 - Oct 13, 2017 |
Oct 13, 2017 |
Suntec City Guild House | Suntec City Mall, Singapore
  • Chapter
  • Asia-Pacific
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13 October 2017
12.00 PM to 05.15 PM

Join the PDA Singapore Chapter at Suntec City Guild House 3 Temasek Boulevard (Tower 5) #02- 401/402 Suntec City Mall, Singapore 038983

The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Singapore Chapter is pleased to announce that we will have our 4th Technical Symposium on Friday 13 October 2017.

Since Singapore is a hotbed for technology transfer from Europe and USA, this Technical Symposium will look into Technology Transfer. We will have the following distinguished speakers with years of experience in Technology Transfer to present their experience:

  • Lim Fu Chin, Senior Consultant of HGP Asia
  • Michael Payne, Principal Technical Consultant of Merck Millipore
  • Ronan McGarvey, Director Quality Operations of AbbVie

The Technical Symposium is the Chapter's annual event which gives an opportunity to the industry stakeholders in Singapore to listen to the most recent topics in the industry from industry expert. In our symposium, we will also spend time to have a Panel discussion after the presentations to discuss topics like Analytical Technology Transfer, MES in Technical Transfer, Scaling Up Challenges and Best Practice. The panel discussion is where symposium participants are able to interact and learn from the speakers and one another.


12:00 – 13:15 Registration and Lunch

13:15 – 13:30 Welcome and Introduction to the Parenteral Drug Association Sateesh Yalisetti (President Elect, PDA Singapore Chapter)

13:30 – 14:15 Transferring MES Recipe during Technology Transfer: Not a Straightforward Solution Lim Fu Chin (Senior Consultant, HGP Asia)

14:15 – 15:00 Recognizing Compliance Concerns Involved in Technical Transfer and Scaling Operations Michael Payne (Principal Technical Consultant, Merck Lifescience, a business of Merck KGaA)

15:00 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – 16:15 Technology Transfer Best Practice Ronan McGarvey (Director Quality Operations, Abbvie)

16:15 – 17:00 Panel Discussion (Analytical Method Transfer, MES in Technology Transfer, Scale Up, Best Practice) Lim Fu Chin (HGP Asia), Michael Payne (Merck Lifescience), Ronan McGarvey (AbbVie), Diluks de Silva (Novartis)

17:00 – 17:15 Closing Statement Sateesh Yalisetti (President Elect, PDA Singapore Chapter) 


The symposium fee is:

  • Early bird fee (before 09-Oct-17) $50 for PDA members and government regulators and $80 for non-members.
  • On the door: $70 for PDA members and government regulators and $100 for non-members.

The fee includes networking tea breaks and buffet lunch.

Transfer your payment to secure participation
Account Name: PDA Singapore Chapter
Account Number: 020-902240-4
Bank: DBS Bank
Bank Code: 7171
Branch Code: 020

Then Please send your payment transaction number to

Do contact Andiyanto at 98309536 or for any event, sponsorship or registration enquires.

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