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PDA Southern California Chapter Validation Full Day Event

Oct 11 - Oct 11, 2018 |
Oct 11, 2018 |
Courtyard by Marriott Irvine Spectrum | Irvine, CA
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08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Start/End Date

Track 1

Track 2

07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Registration/Networking/Continental Breakfast + PDA Announcements
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote speaker – Tim Culbreth, President US Operations, Polypeptide
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Networking Break

Technical Sessions

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

(1a) Equipment Qualification –
Randy Hartly, Propharma

(1b) Method/Lab Validation –
Joe Page, Eurofins

Technical Sessions


(2a) Risk Management Tools for Validation –
Lisa Lawson, PMS

(2b) The Goldilocks of Statistics for Process Validation – Tara Scherder, Synlostats

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch & Vendor Announcements

Technical Sessions

01:30 PM - 3:30 PM

(3a) Process Validation – TBA (3b) Cleaning Process Validation Life Cycle for Pharmaceutical Industry –
Sunil Patel, Ecolab

Technical Sessions Contd.

(4a) Data Integrity –
William Honeck, VTI Life Sciences
(4b) Why Do Disinfectant Qualification Studies Fail? –
Ziva Abraham, Microrite
3:30 PM - 04:00 PM Networking Break

Case Studies
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

(5a) Computer Systems Validation – Laurent Saugrin, Dexcom (5b) Cleaning Validation for Medical Device Industry – Diane Vu, Medtronic
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM Networking Reception (w/beer & wine) & Poster Announcement

Student Chapter

The PDA Southern California Student Chapter is presenting posters on relevant life science topics in conjunction with their internship companies.

The winning poster will advance to the PDA Annual Meeting on March 11th - 13th 2019 in San Diego, CA.

Additional Information

A philanthropy donation will be made on behalf of PDA and SoCal PDA Chapter membership to an organization promoting health and life science initiatives.


Early Registration (submitted on or before October 4th)

$245 - PDA Member
$295 - Non PDA Member
$150 - Government, Student , or Young Professionals
+$35 Walk -Ins (additional charge to regular registration fee listed above)

Special Rate for Groups of 5 or More

A special rate of $220 per person (member or non-member) is available for companies sending 5 or more people. To receive this offer all 5 attendees must register together at the same time. Individual registrations cannot be included in this offer. To register for this offer please contact Karena Grigsby at 301-656-5900 ext. 164 or email with your payment information. You must supply all attendee names at the time of registration.

Attendee Registration Includes: 1 attendee ticket; parking; breakfast; morning & afternoon breaks; all day beverages; networking event with appetizers including beer & wine; all technical sessions; exhibitor showcase; raffle prizes; speaker presentations

Late Registration Fees (after October 4th)

+$25 (additional charge to regular registration fee listed above)

Exhibits and Sponsorship

REGISTER NOW as an exhibitor. Trouble registering online? Download the exhibitor credit card registration form or the exhibitor check registration form.

No Refunds or Substitutions

$875 - Early Bird Exhibitor (submitted on/before October 4th)
$1,025 - Regular Exhibitor (after October 4th)

Exhibitor Fee Includes: 1-attendee; parking; 6'x 2.5' table; listing in program; electricity (if available) at no extra cost; breakfast; morning & afternoon breaks; all day beverages; networking event with appetizers including beer & wine; all technical sessions; raffle prizes; speaker presentations; logo recognition as a participating vendor in event marketing materials attendee list; included in passport networking.

Sponsorship - $250

Sponsor Fee Includes: 1 additional attendee ticket can be used to invite a guest; parking; company logo (w/hyper link to website) listed in marketing materials and event email announcements; sponsor recognition on program signage; sponsor highlighted in program materials; sponsorship recognition during opening remarks;  2-minute sponsor podium presentation; includes participation as a judge for student posters competition with recognition during event.


Contact Information

Chapter information - Randy George

Sponsorship information - Tita Tavares

Program details - Sheba Zaman

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