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Thursday 28th June 2018
Harmonisation and application of BCS-based Guidance
Royal Society of Chemistry, London
This symposium will look at the progress of the ICH M9 guidance (Biopharmaceutics Classification System (BCS)-Based Biowaivers) from a regulatory and industrial perspective; evaluating barriers to implementation from a solubility, permeability and dissolution perspective.

Dr Andreas Abend - Merck
Dr Bertil Abrahamsson - AstraZeneca
Dr James Butler - GlaxoSmithKline
Dr David Elder - JPAG/Consultant
Dr Nikoletta Fotaki - University of Bath
Dr James Mann - AstraZeneca
Dr Mark McAllister - Pfizer
Dr Henrike Potthast - BfARM


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.

Dr Jacqueline Barry - Catapult
Dr Anne Black - NHS
Dr David Caulfield - NHS
Prof Mark Lowdell - UCL
Dr Anthea Mould - NIHR
Dr Ian Rees - MHRA
Dr Nicola Stoner - NHS
Dr Paula Walker - MHRA
Dr Neil Watson - Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Tuesday 20th November 2018
The pharmaceutical analysis postgraduate 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. 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.

In addition, there will be a Networking and Careers Fair 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!

This event is organised in association with the RPS. 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



Thursday 10th May 2018
From cradle to grave: the chromatographic (analytical) method life cycle
Royal Society of Chemistry, London
This meeting, jointly organised with the Chromatographic Society (Chrom Soc), will look to holistically examine the entire analytical method lifecycle. Each aspect of the cycle will be examined through the perspective of leading experts in each of these areas, aiming to give as a result a state-of-the-art perspective on each area.


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Harmonisation and application of
BCS-based Guidance
Thursday 28 June 2018


Breaking down the barriers to widespread delivery of ATMPs
Thursday 11th October 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


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

Design, formulation and manufacture of film-coated drug products
Here is the latest article in the series reproduced with permission from the European Pharmaceutical Review. It is entitled "Design, formulation and manufacture of film-coated drug products", written by Dr Dave Elder, Past-Chairman of the JPAG Commit...
Friday 3rd November 2017

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