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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.

Julie Franklin - Royal Society of Chemistry
Prof Luigi Martini - Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Sarah Salter - Royal Society of Chemistry


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

Julia Claus - Pfizer
Dr Graham Cook - Pfizer
Dr James Harvey - GSK
Kevin Hughes - Colorcon
Matt Popkin - GlaxoSmithKline
Dr Helmut Rockstroh - Roche
Dr Andrew Teasdale - AstraZeneca


Thursday 7th February 2019
Accelerated development and approval
Royal Society of Chemistry, London
To offer delegates a diverse programme of talks to look at many facets of drug development programmes, and how analytical science can assist, or is impacted by, the desire to reduce the time taken to get a product to market.


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



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.


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The pharmaceutical analysis research awards and careers symposium 2018
Tuesday 20th November 2018
The closing date for submission of abstracts has now passed

Regulatory hot topics III
Thursday 6th December 2018
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Very enjoyable and thought-provoking day; going away with plenty of notes and specific items for discussion.

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

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


Consultation on ICH M9 Step 2
The ICH guideline on Biopharmaceutics classification system-based biowaivers, ICH M9 is currently at step 2 (June 2018) and under public consultation.

Following JPAG's successful symposium on the ICH M9 topic (June 28th), JPAG are looking fo...
Tuesday 3rd July 2018

The pharmaceutical analysis postgraduate research awards
The winner of the prize for the best podium presentation at the pharmaceutical analysis postgraduate research awards and careers symposium, held at the Royal Society of Chemistry on Tuesday 28th November has been announced.
The winner was More...
Tuesday 5th December 2017

Postgraduate student bursaries
Are you a postgraduate researcher in pharmaceutical or chemical analysis?
If so, did you know that you can now apply for a bursary which provides complimentary registration and assistance with travel costs to attend a JPAG meetin...
Tuesday 5th December 2017

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