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Listed below are the future JPAG meetings and selected partner meetings.
For past meetings or info on invoices, venue, posters & CPD, see right.

Thursday 11th October 2018
Breaking down the barriers to widespread delivery of ATMPs
Royal Society of Chemistry, London

The aim of this meeting is inform the audience about the ATMP journey from concept to commercialisation - looking at regulatory hot topics for both GMP and GCP, challenges to hospital implementation, the role of Pharmacy, the role of the ATTC, ways to address the QP expertise deficit and give a forum for networking and discussion.
This programme will appeal to Chief Pharmacists, Clinical Trials Pharmacy Managers, Hospital Research and Development, sponsors, QPs, and member of the ATMP Manufacturing Community.

This meeting is organised in association with the RPS.

Jacqueline Barry - Catapult
Anne Black - NHS
David Caulfield - NHS
Prof Mark Lowdell - UCL
Anthea Mould - NIHR
Ian Rees - MHRA
Prof Nicola Stoner - NHS
Paula Walker - MHRA


Tuesday 20th November 2018
The pharmaceutical analysis research awards and careers symposium 2018
Royal Society of Chemistry, London

Based on the great success of the inaugural meeting, JPAG presents the second pharmaceutical analysis symposium for postgraduate students and early career stage scientists, including those in industry. This will provide the opportunity for delegates to showcase their work and network with peers, academics and industrial scientists through oral and poster presentations. There will be a £1,000 first prize and £250 second prize for the best oral presentations as well as £200 first prize and two runner-up prizes of £100 for the best posters. Authors who submit an abstract that is accepted for presentation (oral or poster) will receive a complimentary registration.
The closing date for submission of abstracts has now passed

In addition, there will be a Networking and Careers Fair, open to undergraduate and postgraduate students well as early career stage scientists, with the opportunity to meet with big industry pharma and other key contacts and take advantage of the great networking opportunities.

This could be the event to provide a step-change to your professional career. Perhaps your future employer will be here.

There will be a presentation from the Royal Society of Chemistry's Careers Specialists Julie Franklin and Sarah Salter on 'Job hunting in the pharmaceutical industry'. They will also conduct a 'CV Surgery' for RSC members; these are one-to-one discussions for members to find out how to present a good CV. So be sure to bring your CV along!

Registration will open at 8:30am for a 9am start, and the day will end with a Careers and Networking wine reception starting at 6pm.


Thursday 6th December 2018
Regulatory Hot Topics III
Royal Society of Chemistry, London
This one-day symposium will address issues and challenges associated with the implementation of new and emerging guidelines.
It will provide the opportunity for dialogue and discussion through an effective forum to understand, interpret and translate into day-to-day practice on topics including: ICH Q3A/3, ICH Q3D; ICH Q12, ICH M7, ICH M9, how food based regulations can impact on pharmaceutical development, the effect of MAPPS (medicines adaptive pathways to patients) and stability for lifecycle management


Thursday 7th February 2019
Accelerated development and approval
Royal Society of Chemistry, London


Thursday 21st March 2019
Stability IV: Developments in stability testing and evaluation
Royal Society of Chemistry, London
Continuing our successful series of stability meetings, this is an essential event for anyone concerned with the management and assessment of drug stability:
• Hear from individuals involved in the regulation and inspection of stability and GDP
• Learn from industry experts on scientific developments in stability study design and interpretation
• Debate practical issues for evaluating data and predicting stability
• Examine ways to improve compliance and productivity in stability testing
• Network with other professionals and exhibitors




The 39th BMSS Annual Meeting, 11-13 September 2018, Churchill College, Cambridge
See www.bmss.org.uk for details of registration and of other forthcoming events

See www.ukclinicalpharmacy.org for details

· 25 Sep 2018, London, Caring for the elderly in care homes
· 28 Sep 2018, London, Critical Care advanced practitioner meeting
· 05 Oct 2018, Birmingham, Infection Masterclass
· 07 Dec 2018, Merseyside, Starting out in critical care

The call for abstracts for presentation at the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) and Pharmacy Management (PM) Conference, 2 November 2018, at the Novotel London West, Hammersmith, is now open!
See http://ukclinicalpharmacy.org/education/awards-programme/

APS@FIP 2018 The Science of Differentiated Medicines,
Friday 7 September 2018: Hilton Hotel, 1 William St, Glasgow, Call for Abstracts/Posters
Details from info@apsgb.org

All JPAG-hosted meetings award 4 hours of CPD points.

INVOICES & RECEIPTS are available: Please see the e-mail you receive after registration.

LOOKING FOR YOUR EVENT TICKET? Please see the e-mail you receive after registration.




We always seek feedback from delegates attending JPAG events through an Evaluation form.

A recent analysis of the results has shown that more than 95% of attendees thought that JPAG meetings were well planned, relevant and met their main objectives, and would recommend JPAG meetings to colleagues


One of the better seminars I have attended (March 2018)

Very good vegetarian option for lunch, great venue! Very central and excellent organisation of the event (March 2018).

Good first experience of a JPAG symposium (February 2018)

Excellent programme, high-quality speakers, great variety; overall, highly valuable (February 2018)

Overall, learned a lot today, reinforcing my existing knowledge of cleaning validation (February 2018)

I thought the meeting was really excellent with informative presentations. The best meeting I have attended in a long time (May 2017)

As ever, JPAG delivers! (March 2017)

The day as a whole was thought-provoking and exceeded expectations, and has been very informative (March 2017)

Really good symposium with strong presentations and thought-provoking; lots to take away and consider (March 2017)

Well-organised and stimulating (February 2017)

Excellent programme of speakers and relevant topics (October 2016)

The JPAG seminars are very good but this time you have exceeded expectations; the selection of speakers, the presentations and focus on topics have been excellent (October 2016)

Excellent meeting covering a complex topic (QBD) thoroughly (June 2016)

Well organised, laid back in a good way; friendly, as usual (March 2016)

Very enjoyable and thought-provoking day; going away with plenty of notes and specific items for discussion (October 2015)

I have not attended a bad JPAG meeting yet. They are really good value for money and I really love to get the presentations as PDFs (June 2015)

Excellent meeting, challenging and thought provoking. The organisation was excellent, thanks to all the efforts that JPAG team have made (March 2015)

Very well run meeting; posters and panel discussion very good addition to usual format; very authoritative speakers; nice variety of topics (March 2015)

I enjoyed it a lot! Very professional - I learnt a lot (December 2014)

Excellent symposium; good variation of speakers and content; enjoyable networking opportunity; best one I have attended; good interactive crowd re QP discretion (July 2014)

Expert presenters with well-illustrated presentations (May 2014)

A wide-ranging list of topics, good mix of different applications; thank you - very enjoyable and informative, great location (March 2014)

A friendly,informal group of scientists coordinated and attended this meeting - makes for an enjoyable experience (February 2014)

JPAG plans and delivers events that address all aspects of pharmaceutical analysis and related facets of medicine control & registration.


Delegates at a symposium held at the Royal Society of Chemistry

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