PDA Southeast Chapter: Spring Conference

Durham, NC
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We are thrilled to extend this special invitation to our 2024 Spring Conference in Durham, NC. Join us at the NC Biotech Center on 20 June 2024, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, for a day filled with unparalleled networking opportunities and invaluable insights from industry experts. Discover the key to navigating excellence, harmonizing quality, optimizing supply chain, and enhancing patient care. This is an event you absolutely cannot afford to miss, as it holds the key to your professional success!

We are eagerly anticipating your presence in just a couple of weeks! Your attendance would greatly enrich our event. If you have any inquiries about the event, please don't hesitate to contact us.


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Day 1

08:00am - 09:00am | Registration/Breakfast

09:00am - 10:30am | Opening Session: Industry Resources: A Path to Consistency

09:00am - 09:15am | Welcome Remarks from PDA SE President Austin Caudle, Senior Account Executive, Redica

09:15am - 09:45am | PDA/ANSI Standard on QRM in Aseptic Processing, Kristen Anderson, Microbiologist, FDA

09:45am - 10:05am | Development of a Comprehensive Contamination Control Strategy, Fred Ayers, Senior Consultant, ValSource

10:05am - 10:20am | Q&A

10:20am - 10:30am | Azzur Group Tech Talk

10:30am - 11:00pm | Networking Break

11:00am - 12:00pm | Session 1: Not your Grandma’s Quality System

11:00am - 11:20am | Modern QMS Lisa Winstead, Senior Director - Site Quality Head, Resilience

11:20am - 11:40am | Regulatory Intelligence 101, Katie Bevard, Quality Systems Senior Specialist, Amgen

11:40am - 12:00pm | Blind Spot: EU/ATMP Regulation & Annex I, Ryan Murray, Senior Consultant, ValSource

12:00pm - 12:20pm | Q&A

12:20pm - 12:30pm | BA Sciences Tech Talk

12:30pm - 1:30pm | Lunch

1:30pm - 3:00pm | Session 2: Supply Chain & Design of Facilities

1:30pm - 1:50pm | Ensuring a Reliable Supply of Essential Medicines, Eamon Fitzmaurice, Chief Financial Officer, Civica Rx

1:50pm - 2:10pm | Design Considerations for Multi-Modal Facilities, Emily Heffernan, US Director, New Process Technology & Shwetha Ravi Devine, Lead Process Engineer, Arcadis DPS Group, Inc.

2:10pm - 2:30pm | Innovating Pharmaceutical Supply Chain – Creating an End-to-End Automation Strategy for Logistics, Erin Hill, Executive Director of Logistics and Supply Chain, Eli Lilly & Company

2:30pm - 2:50pm | Q&A

2:50pm - 3:00pm | Charles River Laboratories Tech Talk

3:00pm - 3:30pm | Networking Break

3:30pm - 5:00pm | Session 3: Contamination Control and Patient Focused Mindset

3:30pm - 3:50pm | How did Disinfectant Residues turn from Friend to Foe? David Turner, Global Technical Consultantl Consultant, Ecolab

3:50pm - 4:10pm | Achieving Both: Contamination Control as per Annex 1 and Digitalization of the Environmental Monitoring, Ilona Endisch, Assoc. Dir. Product Innovations, Novatek

4:10pm - 4:40pm | Infection Prevention through Sterility Assurance & Microbiological Quality: Reflections from a Patient & Industry SME Dawn Nestola, Director Sterility Assurance and Microbiological Quality, GSK

4:40pm - 4:55pm | Q&A

4:55pm - 5:00pm | Closeout of conference Casey Porier, PDA SE President Elect, Account Manager, STERIS

Agenda is subject to change.

Featured Presenters

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.

Marriott Raleigh Durham Research Triangle Park

4700 Guardian Dr. Durham, NC 27703

Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle Park

4620 South Miami Blvd. Durham, North Carolina 27703