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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
  • Biosimilars
  • Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Combination Products
  • Vaccines

Regulatory & Quality IGs

  • Data Integrity
  • GMP Links to Pharmacovigilance
  • Inspection Trends
  • Management on Outsourced Operations
  • Pharmacopeial
  • Quality Risk Management
  • Quality Systems
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Technology Transfer

Mfg. Science IGs

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