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2021 PDA Virus Conference

Acceleration of Biotechnology and Applications Due to Pandemic Pressure

Jun 21 - Jun 22, 2021
Central Europe Standard Time | Online
  • Virtual
  • Conference
  • Online
  • Europe
Program Highlights

Join us for the 2021 PDA Virus Conference to be held on 21-22 June as an Online Event!

Stay tuned for the agenda to be published soon!

This event will be immediately followed by the 2021 PDA Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products Conference, package offers are availabel!


Dear Colleagues,

We would like to warmly invite you to join us for the 2021 PDA Virus Conference!

Given the (virus-caused!) current circumstances and difficulties of long-term planning, the conference will take place as a Virtual Event, facilitated by an online platform that will allow for remote participation and presentation!

These truly global meetings are organized by PDA, in close collaboration with an excellent scientific organizing committee which includes members of European regulatory agencies as well as the U.S. FDA. The program is designed to provide an overview and updates on regulatory expectations and scientific matters related to virus and TSE safety of biotechnology, plasma-derived and cell- and gene-therapy medicinal products.

As in previous years, current and emerging viral threats, viral safety considerations around the selection of raw and starting materials, virus detection and identification methods and strategies, and the design and validation of virus inactivation and removal process will be discussed.

The PDA Europe Virus Conference reliably provides attendees a unique opportunity for interactive discussion and benchmarking. Exchange of information between industry and regulators will improve the understanding and acceptance of new techniques, highlight new and emerging risks and explain novel regulatory approaches.

Panel discussions and ample networking options will complete an impressive program and make it into a worthwhile and well-rounded learning experience for you!

We warmly invite you to join us online next summer!


The Chairs

Johannes Blümel, PhD, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Thomas R. Kreil, PhD, Takeda


Johannes Blümel, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Chair
Thomas R. Kreil, Takeda, Chair
Alison Armstrong, Merck KGaA
Andy Bailey, Virusure
Qi Chen, Genentech/Roche
Houman Dehghani, Allogene Therapeutics
Arifa S. Khan, US FDA
Mehran Rafigh, Sartorius Stedim Biotech
Sebastian Teitz, Asahi Kasei
Sean O’Donnell, Eli Lilly & Company
Josh Eaton, PDA
Falk Klar, PDA Europe
Teresa Schubach, PDA Europe, Manager Programs & Events

Registration Fees

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Registration Type Price after 25 APR 2021
Member €1.595
Non-Member €1.895
Co-Viewer €99
Govern./Health Authority/Academic/
Young Professional (Member)

Package Prices to book both the Virus and ATMPs Conference

Registration Type Price after 25 APR 2021
Member €2.690
Non-Member €2.990
Co-Viewer €198
Govern./Health Authority/Academic
Young Professional (Member)

All fees given in Euro, excluding VAT – please contact [email protected] to register for the package offer.

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