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April 2017

Justifying a Paperless Solution – Building a Compelling Business Case - Free to Attend Webinar

DATE: April 25
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 8 AM PDT (Los Angeles) / 11 AM EDT (New York) / 4 PM BST (London) / 5 PM CEST (Berlin) Lonza is hosting a free 60-minute webinar on 25 April 2017 on how to create a compelling business case for the implementation of a paperless QC testing solution. The selection of a paperless solution is only step one of a longer...      more...

Analytical Method Validation in FDA process

DATE: April 25
LOCATION: Online [internet] online - web (timezone: Pacific/Easter)
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: The FDA process validation guidance applies to test methods, like all other processes in the pharmaceutical industry.    more...

Emerging and Resurging Infectious Diseases: 2017 - Webinar

DATE: April 25
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This program will provide an overview of recent outbreaks of infectious diseases attributed to emerging and resurging infectious diseases.    more...

Qualification of Clean Compressed Air Systems for cGMP Manufacturing - Webinar

DATE: April 25
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: During the live session, the speaker will discuss the typical pharmaceutical compressed air quality GMP requirements with its individual components.    more...

BioData World Congress West 2017 - San Francisco, CA

DATE: April 26 - 27
LOCATION: In person San Francisco, United States
SECTOR: Clinical, Other, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference

Summary: Harnessing the power of big data in precision medicine. The BioData World Congress West is the world's leading event for leaders working in Big Data, genomics and precision medicine. The international series is held in partnership with the Broad Institute, UCSF, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, EMBL-EBI, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health,...      more...

Cleanroom Microbiology – A Foundational Introduction - Webinar

DATE: April 27
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Whether you need a foundation for cleanroom microbiology or are looking for a refresher, this course will outline critical components and current best practices.  This interactive online training course will discuss: An introduction to cleanroom microbiology Guidance documents and some regulatory observations Sources of microbial...      more...

FDA Regulations for instrument Qualification and Validation Processes - Webinar

DATE: April 28
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This webinar will help attendees understand the instrument qualification and system validation processes.    more...

May 2017

Detection of Contaminated Material from Outside the Lab - Webinar

DATE: May 2
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: "This program will covers how to successfully investigate a microbiological contamination in a hospital and showcases two case studies and their outcome."    more...

Traceability in the context of food safety management - Webinar

DATE: May 3
LOCATION: In person On line [internet]
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Training

Summary: Food security training and HACCP compliance for food safety management using traceability program    more...

World Drug Safety Americas 2017 - Philadelphia, USA

DATE: May 3 - 4
LOCATION: In person Philadelphia, United States
SECTOR: Clinical, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference

Summary: The 9th World Drug Safety Congress Americas will bring together key thought leaders and experts to explore these worldwide challenges. This is your opportunity to engage and sit alongside the pioneers who are driving forward innovation in pharmacovigilance. Explore benefit-risk management strategies and patient-centric approaches; discuss how you...      more...

Good Deviation Practice - CAPA Process - 2017

DATE: May 3
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: The deviation process is explored and evaluated and examples are given to demonstrate the best way to handle deviations and subsequent CAPAs.    more...

Verification or Validation of Methods in Food Microbiology - Webinar

DATE: May 4
LOCATION: In person On line [internet]
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Training

Summary: Requirements for method validation and method verification in FDA CGMP compliance for labs in food microbiology    more...

Laboratory, Medical and Device Performance and Validation - Boston, MA

DATE: May 4 - 5
LOCATION: In person Boston, MA, United States
SECTOR: Clinical, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: In this two day workshop seminar one will learn the different regulatory agencies expectations of the quantification and development of a sound statistical monitoring of process control that are utilized, effective, and efficient.    more...

Rapid Detection, Microbial Identification & Bacterial Endotoxin Testing - Deerfield, IL

DATE: May 9 - 10
LOCATION: In person Deerfield, IL, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: Join Charles River Microbial Solutions for one of their two-day Microbial Solutions seminars and gain the in-depth understanding of the methods and innovative technologies you need to help you alleviate these pressures and meet internal and industry demands. The agenda is strategically organized to focus on in-process and product release...      more...

European Pharmaceutical Microbiology Conference 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic

DATE: May 9 - 10
LOCATION: In person Prague, Czech Republic
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference

Summary: In 2017, the European Microbiology Conference will be combined with a Post-Conference Workshop on “Validation of Microbiological Methods” with special focus on using statistical methods. The combination of these two events gives you an outstanding possibility to keep you up-to-date with the current developments and state of the art handling in...      more...

Tools for Human Error Reduction - Webinar

DATE: May 9
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This course offers practical approaches and tools to address human performance issues in GMP related environments by using a specific methodology.    more...

Developing Technical Training in the Life Sciences - San Francisco, CA

DATE: May 11 - 12
LOCATION: In person San Fransico, CA, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: Developing Technical Training in the Life Sciences is a 2-day seminar that addresses the unique challenges of developing and managing training in Life Sciences companies.    more...

Workshop “Validation of Microbiological Methods” - Prague, Czech Republic

DATE: May 11 - 12
LOCATION: In person Prague, Czech Republic
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Workshop

Summary: Following on from the European Microbiology Conference, this workshop will provide information on the types of experiments and the statistical analyses that may be performed to estimate the validation parameters of the new rapid methods. The methods will be illustrated with real cases on the validation of rapid microbiological test...      more...

Environmental Monitoring – Knowing Your Cleanroom - Webinar

DATE: May 11
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Techniques to maintain and monitor a cleanroom, ways to trend data from testing to determine adverse trends    more...

STEC – Comprehensive Food Safety Review - Campden, UK

DATE: May 12
LOCATION: In person Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Meeting

Summary: The UK Food Standards Agency has produced a new revised guidance document for the food industry for Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) This seminar will feature presentations from FSA, Public Health England other professional bodies, and will include: Overview of surveillance, outbreaks and recent developments Methods – ISO method and...      more...

ISO/IEC 17025 for Cannabis Testing Laboratories

DATE: May 16 - 17
LOCATION: In person On line [internet]
SECTOR: Other
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: Aimed at testing laboratory management and quality personnel and regulators. This course will provide an introduction to ISO/IEC 17025 and its requirements for demonstrating technical competence of cannabis –testing laboratories.   Throughout this course, participants in the cannabis industry will learn why this standard applies to them and...      more...

Immunoserological Case Studies in Infectious Disease - Webinar

DATE: May 16
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This program will highlight the challenges of serological diagnosis of infectious disease using cases studies.    more...

Guidelines for New FDA Transfer of Analytical Methods - Webinar

DATE: May 18
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: In addition the FDA has included requirements for method transfer in its new guidance from 2015 on validation of analytical methods.    more...

Radiation Sterilization of Medical Products - Beyond the Basics

DATE: May 23 - 24
LOCATION: In person Mahwah, NJ, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Training, Seminar, Workshop

Summary: Topics include all aspects of sterilization validation - a 2 day intensive course    more...

America’s Antibody Congress 2017 - San Diego, CA

World Antibody Congress USADATE: May 23 - 24
LOCATION: In person San Diego, United States
SECTOR: Clinical, Other, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: America’s Antibody Congress had its successful inaugural year in 2015, bringing together over 300 researchers from academia and pharma in San Diego. Following the wildly popular European Antibody Congress, the American edition brought that same level of attention and focus to mAbs, ADC’s and bispecific research on this side of the...      more...

World Biosimilar Congress USA 2017 - San Diego, CA

World Biosimilar Congress USADATE: May 23 - 24
LOCATION: In person San Diego, United States
SECTOR: Other, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: Across two days in May, World Biosimilar Congress USA 2017 will gather together top biopharma to tackle common barriers in accessing the US biosimilars market such as high development costs, time-consuming R&D, and lengthy clinical trials. We're still working on our 2017 agenda, so we've included a look at what World Biosimilar Congress USA...      more...

Cell Culture World Congress USA 2017 - San Diego, CA

World Cell Culture Congress USADATE: May 23 - 24
LOCATION: In person San Diego, United States
SECTOR: Clinical, Other, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: Cell Culture World Congress USA is focusing on using analysis of metabolic dynamics as a systems biology approach to CHO cell enhancement, bridging the gap between upstream and downstream manufacturing, and how we can enhance (and replace!) CHO cells in a bioreactor environment to maximize productivity. The event is co-located with Americas...      more...

Root Cause Analysis to Meet FDA Expectations - Webinar

DATE: May 24
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: How can line operators' brains be engaged by the use of such simple yet powerful tools?    more...

Environmental Monitoring in Aseptic and Controlled Production Facilities - Hertfordshire, UK

DATE: May 25
LOCATION: In person Ware, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: Particle College is a series of training and educational seminars co-hosted by EMS Particle Solutions and Particle Measuring Systems, on innovations and developments in environmental monitoring in isolators, cleanrooms, filling lines, aseptic and controlled environments in the pharmaceutical and life science sectors. This one day educational...      more...

June 2017

Third Annual Endotoxin Testing Summit 2017 - Annapolis, MD

DATE: June 5 - 7
LOCATION: In person Annapolis, MD, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference

Summary: The 3rd annual Global Endotoxin Testing Summit brings together QC directors, lab managers, key opinion leaders, users and regulators to discuss current issues within the endotoxin detection industry. This provides the opportunity to: Exchange with scientists and researchers on endotoxin testing technologies and complex assay solutions Learn...      more...

SOP Development - How to Write Them Effectively For Compliance - Webinar

DATE: June 6
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Lack of SOPs and not following SOPs are often cited in regulatory inspections as deficiencies that must be corrected.    more...

World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians 2017 - Sorrento, Italy

DATE: June 7 - 10
LOCATION: In person On line [internet]
SECTOR: Veterinary
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: The 18th International Symposium of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians will be covering the following topics: Control and management of endemic disease Detection, management and control of new and emerging diseases Wildlife and one health Food safety , foodborne pathogens and food...      more...

Steam Sterilization Microbiology and Autoclave Performance - Webinar

DATE: June 7
LOCATION: Online [internet] online - web (timezone: Pacific/Easter)
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Understanding these fundamentals is critical to develop a successful autoclave sterilization process.    more...

Pharmaceutical Microbiology USA - San Diego, CA

DATE: June 8 - 9
LOCATION: In person San Diego, CA, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary:   Sponsored by Charles River and Rapid Microbiosytems Drawing on from the huge success of SMi’s Pharmaceutical Microbiology UK events, SMi is delighted to announce the launch of Pharmaceutical Microbiology USA. The seventh in its series, this event will take place in San Diego, on the 8th and 9th June 2017. Aimed at Microbiologists,...      more...

Rapid and Conventional Microbiology Methods Seminar - Campden, UK

DATE: June 8
LOCATION: In person Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Exhibition, Seminar

Summary: This Campden BRI seminar on methods for food microbiology will combine presentations from the areas of rapid and conventional testing, in particular: Presentations on new and emerging methods How to choose the correct method Manufacturer’s perspective on method selection Method validation considerations How to save time and money on...      more...

BSAC European Summit on Vaccines and Diagnostics - London, UK

DATE: June 8 - 9
LOCATION: In person London, United Kingdom
SECTOR:
TYPE: Conference, Workshop

Summary: Organised by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) - through plenary, parallel and workshop presentations, explore the essential and potential role of vaccines and diagnostics in reducing antimicrobial resistance through infection prevention, targeted treatments and improved patient outcomes. The meeting will be of interest...      more...

Microbiome Discovery and Development Congress - Berlin, Germany

DATE: June 12 - 13
LOCATION: In person Berlin, Germany
SECTOR: Clinical, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary
TYPE: Conference

Summary: Oxford Global is proud to present the Microbiome Discovery and Development Congress taking place on 12 – 13 June 2017 in Berlin, Germany. This exciting conference showcases world-class speakers discussing novel strategies in microbiome research, challenges of commercialising the microbiome and latest therapeutic trends. It will bring together...      more...

IVT’s 5th Annual Microbiology Week - Critical Topics in Sterile and Non-Sterile Environments - Philadelphia, PA

DATE: June 13 - 15
LOCATION: In person Philadelphia, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Exhibition

Summary: IVT’s 5th Annual Microbiology Week offers attendees a two and a half days of interactive, customizable and hands-on training sessions covering critical topics in the sterile and non-environments, ranging from the application of new and alternative rapid microbial identification technology, to the steps needed to ensure successful outcomes in...      more...

In-Vitro Diagnostics 2017 - London, UK

DATE: June 14 - 15
LOCATION: In person London, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Clinical, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: Aimed at Managers/Heads and Directors of Regulatory Affairs, In-Vitro Diagnostics, Clinical Affairs and Quality Assurance, IVDs 2017 will provide regulatory updates and key industry feedback from leading IVD manufacturers within this complex and ever-changing landscape. Through a series of presentations from handpicked industry experts and...      more...

CAPA System and Uses of CAPA Data - Webinar

DATE: June 19
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This session will discuss the importance, requirements, and elements of a CAPA program, as well as describing the uses of CAPA data.    more...

International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics - Budapest, Hungary

DATE: June 20 - 22
LOCATION: In person Budapest, Hungary
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: By attending the International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics - IPC2017, you will have a chance to expand your ideas on recent advances made in the science of probiotics, highlighting their current and future roles in maintaining health and preventing diseases. For more info visit www.probiotic-conference.net/...      more...

Setting Shelf Life: How to do it better - Campden, UK

DATE: June 22
LOCATION: In person Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Training

Summary: This course provides information on how best to approach the setting of shelf life for a range of food and drinks products. Typical attendees would include those with a basic knowledge of how to assign a product shelf life or those new to the area. They will gain an understanding of how to set the shelf life of a product to account for both...      more...

Biodefense World Summit - Alexandria, VA

DATE: June 26 - 29
LOCATION: In person Alexandria, VA, United States
SECTOR: Other
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: This event unites leaders from government, academia, and industry for technical presentations and comprehensive discussions on pathogen detection, sample prep technologies, point-of-care, and biosurveillance. Across the four-track event, attendees can expect exceptional networking opportunities in the exhibit hall, across panel discussions, and...      more...

Modern Microbiology Laboratory Workshop - Prague, Czech Republic

DATE: June 27 - 29
LOCATION: In person Prague, Czech Republic
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Workshop

Summary: During this 3-day workshop you develop strategies for a sustainable approach perform microbiological test procedures in compliance with the regulations. This course will give you clear guidance on how to cope with these tasks besides your routine laboratory work. The key tool of this seminar will be team work. During interactive sessions you...      more...

Allergens – challenges facing the food industry - Campden, UK

DATE: June 27
LOCATION: In person Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: When dealing with real–world situations there can be grey areas and uncertainty not covered by legislation and guidance documents. This seminar will bring together food allergen experts with the food service industry to address the difficult decisions and less well defined areas. Topics will include: Food allergen threshold doses and risk...      more...

July 2017

Masterclass on Rapid Microbial Detection Methods (RMM) - London, UK

DATE: July 4
LOCATION: In person London, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Workshop

Summary: This one day masterclass will explore the scientific principles for different types of rapid detection method technologies. Topics that will be discussed include: Existing regulations and how to effectively comply and the strengths and weaknesses of both rapid and classical methods and why we need to implement rapid microbial methods vs classical...      more...

International Association Food Protection Annual Meeting - Tampa, FL

DATE: July 9 - 12
LOCATION: In person Tampa, FL, United States
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Exhibition

Summary: This year the IAFP annual meeting begins Sunday evening, July 9, with the Opening Session featuring the Ivan Parkin Lecture, followed by the Cheese and Wine Reception held in the Exhibit Hall. This year’s honored lecturer is Jose Emilio Esteban, Executive Associate for Laboratory Services for the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of...      more...

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention - Indianapolis

DATE: July 21 - 25
LOCATION: In person Indianapolis, United States
SECTOR: Veterinary
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: The AVMA Convention will include: hot topics, hands-on labs, interactive learning sessions, and panels and lectures taught by the best and brightest in veterinary medicine. You won't find a more complete lineup of veterinary CE anywhere, with tracks covering: • Companion Animal Medicine • Food Animal/Equine • Interactive...      more...

NGS Tech & Applications Congress - Philadelphia

DATE: July 25 - 26
LOCATION: In person Philadelphia, United States
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE:

Summary: Global Engage is pleased to announce the 2017 NGS & Clinical Applications Congress, which will be held on July 25-26, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will be co-located with the 3rd qPCR & Digital PCR Congress: USA and the 2nd Microfluidics Congress USA. Over the past decade, advances in sequencing technology and...      more...

September 2017

3rd Annual Charles River QC Micro Workshop - Charleston, SC

DATE: September 18 - 21
LOCATION: In person Charleston, SC, United States
SECTOR: Food, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Conference

Summary:   Charles River is in the home stretch of finalizing the agenda of their upcoming 3rd Annual QC Micro Workshop taking place September 18–21, 2017 in Charleston, SC. The workshop will consist of  27 industrial microbiology technical sessions, 10 hands-on labs, and 12 featured speakers, including Dr. Jack Levin and Dr. James Cooper,...      more...

October 2017

2017 Influenza Update - Webinar

DATE: October 17
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Flu seasons are unpredictable in a number of ways. What will happen in the 2017 - 2018 influenza season?    more...

VII BioMicroWorld2017 International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology - Madrid, Spain

DATE: October 18 - 20
LOCATION: In person Madrid, Spain
SECTOR: Clinical, Other
TYPE: Conference

Summary: The BioMicroWorld2017 Conference will offer an excellent opportunity for researchers from a broad range of academic disciplines to present, exchange and disseminate information and experiences in the field of microbiology    more...

What a Headache? Diagnostic Testing for Meningitis/ Encephalitis - Webinar

DATE: October 24
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This program will discuss the epidemiology of infectious ME and the pros and cons of testing methods with a focus on the newer amplified molecular tests that are now available    more...

November 2017

What’s in Your Incubator?: Contamination in the Micro Lab

DATE: November 7
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This program will discuss the concept and impact of contamination in culture-based testing, and will discuss strategies to detect, discern and mitigate contamination in clinical microbiology lab.    more...

Guess the Resistance Mechanism - Webinar

DATE: November 14
LOCATION: Online [internet] online - web (timezone: America/New York)
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: In this program attendees will learn how to recognize antimicrobial resistance patterns and how this knowledge relates to treatment.    more...

Rapid Influenza Testing: Where Does the Clinical Laboratory Fit In?

DATE: November 28
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This program will examine the currently available rapid tests for influenza diagnostics.    more...

December 2017

Clinical Case Mysteries in Virology - Why I Stay Awake at Night

DATE: December 12
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Clinical cases involving viral diseases will be presented as unknowns. Pertinent laboratory and infectious disease issues related to each case will be discussed.    more...


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