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27th Annual Conference – Hot Topics in Pharmaceutical Microbiology

: 13 Nov 2019 - 14 Nov 2019

: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Sector: Pharmaceutical

Type: Conference

With a diverse and interesting programme of presentations, debates and discussions and a Gala dinner this years Hot Topics in Pharmaceutical Microbiology, now in it's 27th year promises to be an event not to be missed.



Day 1

  • MHRA: Recent findings and expectations
  • Contamination control strategy
  • Wipe efficacy test methods and opportunities for development
  • Announcing Pharmig’s latest publications
  • Interactive real-time debate: Pre-use Post Sterilisation Integrity Testing (PUPSIT) – pros & cons - Are you for or against?
  • Open discussion sessions (please see the booking form for the list of topics to choose from)
  • Pharmig AGM
  • ATMPs: The bigger picture in relation to microbiology
  • Current activities of the USP Microbiology Expert Committee
  • Pre-dinner drinks in the exhibition areas
  • Gala dinner & dance and Pharmig’s, now infamous, quiz!

Day 2

  • Fungi: The good, the bad, and the ugly!
  • The new Annex 1 and its impact on environmental monitoring activities
  • Open discussion sessions continued..
  • Control of raw materials quality, specs and suppliers
  • Cleanroom cost, quality, and environmental sustainability – can you afford to compromise? A microbiological perspective
  • VHP of filling isolators: the pitfalls faced – if any!
  • Old vs new methods for mycoplasma testing
  • New Research: Challenges in viable colony counting by visual inspection of growth media as part of environmental monitoring programs
  • A thought provoking presentation to leave on: Microbial biomass production in a multitude of novel contexts
  • Summary & close of conference

Early bird discount - sending 2 or more delegates? Book by Friday 20th September and additional delegates receive a 20% discount on listed prices plus… further reduced rates for NHS to attend (see booking form for fees)

Find out more



United Kingdom


Pharmig (Pharmaceutical Microbiology Interest Group)
Phone: +[44] 1920 871 999
Email: maxine@pharmig.org.uk
Visit: http://www.pharmig.org.uk

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