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March 2017

Rapid Detection & Microbial Identification for Your EM Program - Durham, NC

DATE: March 28
LOCATION: In person Durham, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: In this one day seminar from Charles River Microbial Solutions you will gain valuable insight on: Rapid Microbial Detection The science behind the proven Celsis® amplified-ATP bioluminescence and how it works A primer in validation strategies for successful RMM implementation How rapid methods can improve production process and reduce...      more...

Level of Microbiological Controls and Monitoring in Oral Dosage Forms - Webinar

DATE: March 28
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: In general, environments for tablet and powder-and liquid-filled capsule manufacturing should require no monitoring or infrequent monitoring. Monitoring programs should be risk based, and the frequency and number of sampling sites should reflect the risk level. Though multiple guidances propose little or no monitoring, it is critical to...      more...

Quality Control Compliance Manager - Berlin, Germany

DATE: March 29 - 31
LOCATION: In person Berlin, Germany
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: This Education Course will give a comprehensive overview of the main GMP requirements for quality control laboratories, from a European as well as from the U.S. (FDA) perspective. It is the aim of the course to address the challenges that QC Compliance Managers face today regarding the relevant regulatory requirements and how to successfully...      more...

IAFP's European Symposium on Food Safety 2017 - Brussels, Belgium

DATE: March 29 - 31
LOCATION: In person Brussels, Belgium
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Conference, Exhibition

Summary: The 2017 International Association for Food Protection European Symposium on Food Safety will be held in Brussels, Belgium. IAFP’S EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM has been shaping the future of food safety by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas with colleagues from across Europe and around the world working in industry, government and academia....      more...

April 2017

You have a BI or Sterility Failure - Now What?

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

Summary: Biological Iindicator or Sterility Failure - Now What? When and how should you investigate.    more...

Understanding Aseptic Technique and Clean Room Behavior

DATE: April 4
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Training, Webinar

Summary: Aseptic processing, facility design, environmental monitoring practices and how it impacts the product    more...

Aseptic Food Processing - Campden, UK

DATE: April 4
LOCATION: In person Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: Consumers’ awareness of and demand for high quality food products means that aseptic processing is a ‘hot topic’ again. The combination of continuous heat treatment and aseptic packaging can provide high quality food in a cost–effective way: shelf life is extended, hygiene and food safety are enhanced, and storage is convenient. This...      more...

Preparation for GMP Inspections by Regulatory Agencies - Webinar

DATE: April 5
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Other, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This inspection checks if the manufacturer complies with GMP principles and practices from ICH and the local region.    more...

Water Systems Conferences for Bio-pharma, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Industries - Singapore

DATE: April 6 - 7
LOCATION: In person Singapore, Singapore
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: This course is designed to provide a microbiology-focused education about all aspects of water systems and how biofilm manages to thrive there.    more...

Water System Validation in Pharmaceuticals Industry 2017 - Hyderabad, India

DATE: April 10 - 11
LOCATION: In person Hyderabad, India
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Training, Seminar

Summary: This course is designed to provide a microbiology-focused education about all aspects of water systems and how biofilm manages to thrive there.    more...

Acceptance Sampling by Variable Inspections

DATE: April 11
LOCATION: Online [internet] online - web (timezone: Pacific/Easter)
SECTOR: Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: The presentation explains how a simple statistical calculator easily provides the needed sampling statistics.    more...

Effective Environmental Monitoring Program: Best Practices in Bio/Pharmaceutical Production - Webinar

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

Summary: During the live session, the speaker will discuss about the regulatory requirements and main issues of FDA environmental monitoring.    more...

Monitoring a Quality Laboratory to Prevent Non-compliance - Webinar

DATE: April 12
LOCATION: In person On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Training

Summary: The use of statistical methods to assess and monitor certain variables and quality assurance activities of a quality laboratory to prevent non-compliance    more...

Rapid Respiratory Pathogen Detection Impacts Patient Outcomes in the ICU - Webinar

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

Summary: This program will review the advantages of a first in, first out testing algorithm for respiratory pathogens and the impact of rapid results on patient care in an ICU setting.    more...

New FDA FSMA Rules and Food Safety Controls 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

DATE: April 13 - 14
LOCATION: In person Salt Lake City, United States
SECTOR: Food
TYPE: Training, Seminar

Summary: Understand US FDA final rules for the Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Foods Define and review your current system to identify gaps in your preventive controls planning    more...

Introduction to Industrial Statistics 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

DATE: April 13 - 14
LOCATION: In person Salt Lake City, United States
SECTOR: Food, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Conference, Training, Seminar

Summary: This is an introductory course in industrial statistics that will equip the attendee to understand what he or she needs to know about basic descriptive statistics such as measurements of central tendency    more...

Writing and implementing effective SOP's 2017 - Salt Lake City, UT

DATE: April 13 - 14
LOCATION: In person Salt Lake City, United States
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Meeting, Training, Seminar

Summary: An SOP is a meticulous step-by-step description of how to do a task that leave no chance for errors and divergence. Writing a good SOP is not an easy job. It requires a firm understanding    more...

Statistical Analysis of Measurement Uncertainty : Metrology

DATE: April 18
LOCATION: Online [internet] online - web (timezone: Pacific/Easter)
SECTOR: Clinical, Food, Other, Pharmaceutical, Water
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Spreadsheets are used to demonstrate how to perform the methods described during the webinar.    more...

Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms: a Primer for Bench Technologists - Webinar

DATE: April 18
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: This session will examine the basics of antimicrobial resistance among contemporary pathogens. The goal is to provide background information to increase the bench technologist’s confidence in reporting AST results.    more...

Rapid Detection & Microbial Identification for Your EM Program - Eden Prairie, MN

DATE: April 19
LOCATION: In person Eden Prairie, MN, United States
SECTOR: Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Seminar

Summary: In this one day seminar from Charles River Microbial Solutions you will gain valuable insight on: Rapid Microbial Detection The science behind the proven Celsis® amplified-ATP bioluminescence and how it works A primer in validation strategies for successful RMM implementation How rapid methods can improve production process and reduce...      more...

Understanding the USP 1058 Analytical Instrument Qualification

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

Summary: The USP has developed a new standard for analytical instrument qualification (AIQ).    more...

Understanding Microbial Control in In-Vitro Diagnostics - Webinar

DATE: April 20
LOCATION: Online [internet] On line [internet]
SECTOR: Clinical, Other, Pharmaceutical
TYPE: Webinar

Summary: Microbial control in IVD products may vary from microbiologically uncontrolled, to microbiologically controlled, aseptically manufactured or terminally sterilized. Depending upon the use, risk and product specifications, microbial control in facilities, utilities and process may vary. IVD manufacturers fall under the jurisdiction of CDRH or CBER...      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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: Lonza is pleased to invite you to attend our third annual Endotoxin Testing Summit 2017. Interact with QC Directors, lab managers, key opinion leaders and regulators; discuss the current status of industry hot topics, like data integrity and Low Endotoxin Recovery, and recent updates on regulatory guidelines related to endotoxin testing. Enjoy a...      more...

World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

July 2017

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...

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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