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Extractables, Leachables & Elemental Impurities 2018 - West Coast

Ensuring Quality, Safety, and Regulatory Compliance for Drugs & Biologics

November 13-14, Sheraton La Jolla, CA

This two-day conference will examine the safety, quality, and regulatory issues involved in a wide array of contexts central to the pharmaceutical industry, including drug packaging and delivery components, single-use systems, and parenteral drug products. We will hear from key industry working groups such as PQRI and BPOG. In addition, we will focus closely on the keys to satisfying recent ICH and USP guidelines for metal impurities in current and future drug products and biologics.

With Representation From:

  • Pfizer
  • Merck
  • Janssen
  • Sanofi
  • VR Analytical
  • Intertek
  • Pall
  • Jordi Labs
  • Agilent
  • West Pharmaceutical Services
  • EKG Labs
  • Almac
  • Toxikon
  • Material Needs Consulting
  • Exova
  • Triad
  • SGS
  • IQC
  • Nelson Labs
  • Smithers Rapra

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • Key Issues in Satisfying ICH Q3D, and USP Guidelines Regarding Elemental Impurities (EI)
  • Update on revised USP for Materials and Components used in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Systems
  • Update on Revision of USP for Plastic Material Components and Packaging Systems
  • Update on revised USP for EI and Extractables for Elastomeric Enclosures in Injectable Devices
  • Analytical Challenges in Extractable and Leachable Studies of Pre-Filled Syringes for Oil-Based Drug Formulations
  • PQRI Thresholds and Best Practices for E&L for Biologics
  • Designing and Improving Risk-Based Assessment of E&L Data for Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices
  • E&L Considerations in the Qualification and Validation of Single-Use Systems
  • Toxicology Assessment Approaches for E&L Studies
  • E&L for Oral Dosage Forms
  • Addressing Extractables & Leachables from Bioprocessing Equipment & Product Packaging
  • And More!

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2019 Pre-Filled Syringes Forum, Boston

2019 Pre-Filled Syringes & Auto Injectors Forum

February 27-28, 2019, Metro Meeting Centers, Boston, MA

With the Pre-Filled Syringes market expected to top $16 billion dollars by 2021, the industry is looking for next generation materials, technologies and production strategies to streamline commercialization and to adapt quickly to a changing regulatory environment. Pharma Ed Resources, an industry leader since 2004 in delivering market-driven research on PFS, is proud to announce its 2018 Pre-Filled Syringes Forum. Pharma Ed brings together top scientists, regulatory experts and innovators to share best practices and the latest research in this field, enabling you to maximize your organization's leverage in this dynamic and growing market.

Featuring Representation From:

  • Biogen
  • Genentech
  • Allergan
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • GSK
  • Sanofi Genzyme
  • Janssen R&D
  • Merck
  • Shire
  • Ompi
  • MedImmune
  • Ypsomed AG
  • PTI
  • Datwyler
  • Toxikon
  • Bosch
  • West
  • Unchained Labs
  • GessNet

Featuring Comprehensive Coverage On:

  • Next Generation Materials & Design of Pre-Filled Syringes
  • Understanding Regulatory Requirements for PFS and Auto Injectors
  • Latest Auto-Injector Designs, including Wearable-Injector Devices, Pen Injectors, Bolus Injectors, and Patch Pumps
  • QbD Applications in the Manufacture of Pre-Filled Syringes
  • Leachables and Safety Considerations in Pre-Filled Syringes
  • Extractables and Leachables - Toxicological Perspectives on ICH M, and other Guidelines for Efficient Product Development
  • Improving Drug Stability in Pre-Filled Syringes
  • Pre-Filled Syringes vs. Single Dose Cartridges
  • Optimizing Aseptic Filling Processes, Including Automated Inspection
  • Challenges in the Use of PFS for Biologics

Early Bird Special: Register by November 15 and Receive a $200 Discount off the Standard Rate!!

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Data Integrity & Pharmaceutical Quality Compliance Summit

March 4-5, 2019, Metro Meeting Center, Boston, MA

Featuring In-Depth Coverage On:

  • Regulatory Guidance for Data Integrity
  • A Regulatory Global View on Data Integrity and its Importance
  • Examining FDA Integrity Guideline
  • Creating Data Integrity Programs
  • Data Integrity During Process Validation and Commerical Product Transfers
  • CMOs and Data Integrity
  • How to Detect the Lack of Data Integrity
  • Data Integrity for Complex Analytical Systems. How to Deal Effectively with Vendor-Provided COTS Solutions?
  • Data Integrity in cGMP realized in global Pharma corporate projects
  • Performing a Risk Assessment for Data Deficiencies
  • Data Lifecycle Management
  • Process Validation and Technology Transfer of Biologics and Vaccines
  • Software Validation Case Study: Validation of MES System

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Early Bird Special: Register by November 15 and Receive a $300 Discount off of Standard Pricing!!



Upcoming Events

Extractables, Leachable and Elemental Impurities- May 2nd and 3rd

Boston, MA

Inhalation Drug Delivery Systems- May 28th and 29th

Boston, MA

Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems- September 11th and 12th

Boston, MA

Cleaning Validation- September 26th and 27th

Boston, MA

Wearable Injectors- October 10th and 11th

Boston, MA

Cannabis and the Pharma Industry- October 24th and 25th

San Diego, California

Process Validation-October 3rd and 4th

Boston, MA

Tentative Pre-Filled Syringes repeat in San Diego in mid-November

Boston, MA

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