The Making Pharmaceuticals & Distributing Pharmaceuticals conference programme is free to attend, with parallel conference streams, giving visitors a huge choice of topics.

Most sessions run in parallel so you can move between the different conference rooms, creating your own tailored conference programme to suit your interests and professional information requirements.

If you would like to be involved in next year’s programme, please contact Victoria Emerton.

25 April

Room A

9:30 am

Successfully Overcoming Challenges to Supply Chain Oversight, Including GMP Audits in a Post Pandemic Environment

Speaker

9:50 am

Environmental Monitoring System approaches for Isolator and Filling Line Systems

Speaker

10:10 am

The Importance of Trade Associations – A Research & Development Perspective

Speakers

  • Karen Harvey Membership Manager - Chemical Business Association
  • Tim Doggett Chief Executive - Chemical Business Association

10:30 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

Understanding CPV (Continued/Continuous Process Verification)

Speaker

  • Bob Hayes Vice-Chair, Pharmaceuticals Technical Activities Committee - Institution of Mechanical Engineers

11:50 am

Engineering Processes – From Lab Bench to GMP Manufacturing

Speaker

12:10 pm

Climate Change Challenges

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

KEYNOTE ROOM A: The Agile Quality System: Doing More with Less – Faster

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

3:45 pm

Reimagining Hard Shell Capsules – Liquid Filling for Enhancing Drug Delivery and Combination Products

Speaker

  • Dr Simon Roberts Scientific Business Development Manager Europe - ACG Europe Ltd

4:05 pm

New Insights into the influence of Pharmacel® MCC Grades on Tablet Compression Behaviour and Quality

Speaker

4:25 pm

Formulation of Mucoadhesive Dosage Forms: Materials, Approaches and Applications

Speaker

Room B

10:30 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

The IPEC-PQG GMP Guide for Excipients: What’s New And What’s Not

Speaker

12:00 pm

EXCiPACT Pharmaceuticals Auxiliary Materials

Speaker

12:40 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

KEYNOTE ROOM A: The Agile Quality System: Doing More with Less – Faster

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

3:45 pm

Advances in Disinfection Validation Aligned to Annex 1 Changes

Speaker

4:05 pm

Reducing Risk and Save Cost with New Surface Cleaning System

Speaker

4:25 pm

In-line UV-Vis Spectrophotometry for the Process Control of Pharmaceutical Cleaning, Batching and Manufacturing

Speaker

  • Luke Hulse MEng Chemical Engineering Final Year - University of Bath

Room C

9:30 am

Tableting Oily APIs

Speaker

9:50 am

Innovative Bi-phasic Stickpack Drug Delivery System for Dexamethasone with GalenIQ 960

Speaker

10:10 am

Highly Potent API Occupational H&S when Making Pharmaceuticals

Speaker

10:30 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

Update to Manufacturing Classification System

Speaker

12:00 pm

Formulation Science and Process Engineering for Drug Product Development

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

KEYNOTE ROOM A: The Agile Quality System: Doing More with Less – Faster

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

3:45 pm

ETERNAL – A New Collaboration to Establish Safe and Sustainable Pharmaceutical Lifecycles by Design

Speaker

4:05 pm

Cleaning – Switch from Solvents to Detergent Cleaning in API Manufacturing

Speaker

4:25 pm

Auditing Annex 16 – Role and Influence of the QP on Audit Programme Design

Speaker

4:45 pm

How to Minimise False Positives During Sterility Testing

Speaker

Room D

9:30 am

Electronic Production Records Utilising Technology to Enable Innovation in Life Sciences

Speaker

  • Paul Irving Principal Consultant - Northern Life Sciences Ltd

9:50 am

Auditing for Data Integrity – An Holistic Perspective

Speaker

  • David Thompson Principal Consultant and Managing Director - Clarity Compliance Solutions Limited

10:10 am

Annex 1: How Will Annex 1 Impact Pharma Companies?

Speaker

10:30 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

UKICRS Session

Speaker

  • Dr Chris McConville Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Formulation and Drug Delivery - University of Birmingham

12:00 pm

UKICRS Session

Speaker

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

KEYNOTE ROOM A: The Agile Quality System: Doing More with Less – Faster

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

3:45 pm

ETFG Session

Speaker

4:15 pm

ETFG Session

Speaker

  • Prof Sheng Qi Professor of Pharmaceutical Material Science and Technology - University of East Anglia

Room E

10:30 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

The Future of Pharma Distribution – Embracing the Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) Model

Speaker

11:50 am

Route from Quality Assurance to Responsible Person

Speaker

12:10 pm

The Transportation of APIs: Practical Issues Relating to GDP Guideline 6.14

Speaker

  • Nick Carter Director / Designated Person - Wessex Fine Chemicals Ltd

12:30 pm

Outsourcing – Choosing Your Service Provider

Speakers

12:50 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

KEYNOTE ROOM A: The Agile Quality System: Doing More with Less – Faster

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

3:45 pm

Auditing Essentials and How the PQG Auditing Monograph Can Help You

Speaker

26 April

Room A

9:15 am

IPEC Excipient Information Package and the New Sustainability Chapter

Speaker

9:45 am

The Role of Excipients in Determining N-Nitrosamine Risks for Drug Products

Speaker

10:15 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

KEYNOTE ROOM A: Making a Covid 19 Vaccine During a Pandemic – A QP’s Perspective

Speaker

  • Richard Tarrant Contract Consultant & Qualified Person (QP) - RTMP Consultancy Ltd

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room B

9:15 am

How to Effectively Manage a Remediation Programme

Speaker

  • Giby George MD, Senior Consultant and QP - GMP Healthcare

9:55 am

Rapid Approval for Parallel Import Submissions

Speaker

  • David Guest Ex-MHRA Part-Time, Independent Consultant - Parallel Import Licencing

10:15 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

KEYNOTE ROOM A: Making a Covid 19 Vaccine During a Pandemic – A QP’s Perspective

Speaker

  • Richard Tarrant Contract Consultant & Qualified Person (QP) - RTMP Consultancy Ltd

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

Amorphous Solid Dispersion Formulation and Compaction Process Optimization Using Quality by Design Principles and Tools

Speaker

2:20 pm

An Introduction to Particle Size Analysis Basics for Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Formulations

Speaker

2:40 pm

Emerging Technologies for Making Pharmaceuticals at the Point of Care

Speaker

  • Dr Dennis Doroumis Professor in Pharmaceutical Technology and Process Engineering - University of Greenwich

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room C

9:15 am

Safety Considerations in Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals

Speaker

9:35 am

Pharmaceutical Supplier Qualification

Speaker

  • Richard Coe GDP Responsible Person - Protogen Consulting

9:55 am

Engineers’ Role in Managing Third Party Engineering Service Contracts

Speaker

10:15 am

Electronic Work Instructions – A Use Case for Digitalisation Technology

Speaker

10:35 am

Lite MES – A Case Study for Agile Digital Manufacturing

Speaker

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

KEYNOTE ROOM A: Making a Covid 19 Vaccine During a Pandemic – A QP’s Perspective

Speaker

  • Richard Tarrant Contract Consultant & Qualified Person (QP) - RTMP Consultancy Ltd

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

Bio-decontamination Procedures According to the Latest ANNEX – Use of VHP Generators

Speaker

2:20 pm

Trends in Microbial Monitoring of Air in Aseptic Manufacturing

Speaker

2:40 pm

Understanding Regulations – Examining the Impact of the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) on Automated Airborne Disinfection Systems and Their Use in Aseptic Processing Facilities

Speaker

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room D

9:15 am

Screening of Pharmaceutical Polymorphs

Speaker

9:35 am

Raman Imaging – Not Just a Powerful Research Technique But Also a Fully Validated QC Tool

Speaker

  • Dr Adam Holland Senior Product Manager, Raman and micro-PL spectroscopy - HORIBA

9:55 am

The Impact of Dynamic Light Scattering Analysis in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

Speaker

10:15 am

Break & Exhibition

11:30 am

KEYNOTE ROOM A: Making a Covid 19 Vaccine During a Pandemic – A QP’s Perspective

Speaker

  • Richard Tarrant Contract Consultant & Qualified Person (QP) - RTMP Consultancy Ltd

12:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

Capsule to Tablet: Excipient Choices for a Flexible Formulation Strategy

Speaker

2:20 pm

Screening and Scale-up Techniques for Pharmaceutical Multi-Component Crystalline Drugs

Speaker

2:40 pm

Digital CMC: The New Paradigm for Drug Development

Speaker

  • Sana Ahmed Director of Quality by Design - QbDVision

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

Room E

9:30 am

The HDA- Safely Delivering Quality Healthcare’

Speakers

HDA Workshop

Speakers

10:30 am

Break & Exhibition

1:30 pm

Break & Exhibition

2:00 pm

Applying for a Wholesale Distribution Authorisation (WDA(H))

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Speaker

2:20 pm

How to Achieve Sustainable GDP Compliance

Speaker

  • Mark King Associate Director, Quality (QP, RP, RPi) - JensonR+ Ltd

2:40 pm

3:00 pm

Break & Exhibition

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