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Interest Groups

PDA Interest Groups provide a forum for in-depth discussion on a wide range of industry-related topics. Interest Groups hold in-person meetings in conjunction with PDA conferences and communicate through discussion posts on PDA’s online community, PDA ConnectSM. PDA Interest Group membership is open to all active members of PDA.

To join one or more Interest Group:

  • Attend a PDA Interest Group meeting at a PDA event.
  • Visit the Interest Group via the PDA Connect site at
  • Contact PDA directly by telephone, e-mail, fax, or regular mail to provide the needed information to join.

Biopharmaceutical IGs

  • Advanced Virus Detection Technologies
  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Combination Products
  • Vaccines
  • Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Biosimilars

Regulatory & Quality IGs

  • Quality Risk Management
  • GMP Links to Pharmacovigilance
  • Quality Systems
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Management on Outsourced Operations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Pharmacopeial
  • Technology Transfer
  • Data Integrity
  • GXP Auditing and Inspections

Mfg. Science IGs

  • Applied Statistics
  • Pharmaceutical Water Systems
  • Pre-Filled Syringe
  • Facilities and Engineering
  • Process Validation
  • Filtration
  • Sterile Processing/Parenteral Drug Manufacturing
  • Microbiology/Environmental Monitoring
  • Visual Inspection of Parenterals
  • Packaging Science
  • Lyophilization