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

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Thursday 5th October 2023
The Chromatographic (Analytical) method life cycle 2023: From cradle to grave II
Royal Society of Chemistry, London

JPAG and ChromSoc are pleased to announce another meeting in the series: “From cradle to grave: The Chromatographic (Analytical) method life cycle” intending to cover all stages from development, through validation and transfer to continuous performance monitoring. Focussing on analytical life cycle management within the pharmaceutical industry, latest regulatory expectations and permitted chromatographic method changes according to pharmacopoeias, knowledge sharing presentations will be delivered by industry and agency speakers as well as vendor exhibits and case studies with space for poster presenters to share their work in this area.

Alexander Blanazs - AstraZeneca
Dr Philip Borman - GlaxoSmithKline
Wayne Callar - Pfizer
Dr Tony Edge - Avantor Sciences
Dr Luis Flores Ortiz - Novartis
Dr Chris Gripton - GSK Medicines Research Centre
Dr Abi Herbert - AstraZeneca
Frank Judge - Butterworth Laboratories
Dr Katrin Liebelt - Novartis
Brooks Ligon - AstraZeneca
Nathanael Page - Resolian
James Turner - Phenomenex


Tuesday 21st November 2023
JPAG Pharmaceutical Analysis Research Awards and Careers Symposium 2023
Royal Society of Chemistry, London

Based on the great success of past years, JPAG presents this year's Pharmaceutical Analysis Research Awards and Careers symposium for all early career analytical scientists.
Keynote speakers from industry and academia will provide an inspirational and enlightening talk for delegates - their details will follow shortly. Alongside this, the Careers Fair allows delegates to book one-to-one sessions with advisors from several pharmaceutical companies who can discuss employment options and opportunities with you.
The main symposium programme will additionally provide the opportunity for you to listen to the latest research being carried out by your peers with selected researchers showcasing their work through either oral or poster presentations with opportunities for you to ask questions about their work. We highly encourage all early career scientists across industry and academia (post-graduate students) to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation to this exciting annual JPAG event and be in with a chance of winning one of the prizes including the prestigious Geoffrey Phillips Analytical Science Award for best oral presentation.
Come along and network with peers, experienced academics, industrial scientists, high profile keynote presenters, and leading companies who are providing careers advice.


Thursday 7th December 2023
Regulatory Hot Topics VIII
Royal Society of Chemistry, London

This symposium will address an introduction to the issues and challenges associated with use of biowaivers. Additional topics will cover UK and international Recognition & Reliance regulatory procedures as well as updated, new and emerging ICH guidance from 2023 and a look forward into 2024.

The meeting provides an excellent opportunity for dialogue, discussion and debate in an open forum and allows learning from expert speakers involved in the development of guidance and best practice.

The event will be in-person only, at RSC, London.

Dr Leonard Both - MHRA
Peter Crowley - MHRA
Dr Helena Engman - Astra Zeneca
Dr Adele Patterson - Bristol-Myers Squibb
Dr Melanie Pires - Senior Consultant, NDA Group
Priti Shah - Astra Zeneca
Dr Victoria Wright - Bristol-Myers Squibb



COLLABORATIVE EVENT: Wednesday 6th September 2023
14th APS PharmSci International Conference 2023
For details see PROGRAMME


Our sponsors are our parent professional bodies:

The Chromatographic (Analytical) method life cycle 2023: From cradle to grave II
Thursday 5th October 2023


JPAG Pharmaceutical Analysis Research Awards and Careers Symposium 2023
Tuesday 21st November 2023


Regulatory Hot Topics VIII
Thursday 7th December 2023


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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

I did appreciate receiving the slides before, as then I could print them and make notes around them during the symposium.

Getting an industry perspective on this topic was most helpful.

I appreciate having access to relevant JPAG seminars from overseas; provision of lectures beforehand to allow reading beforehand.

I did like having the presentations available early, with the webinar portion being focused on Q&A.

Fantastic to hear from NHS speaker, provides real insight to patient/clinician considerations that we don't necessarily see in industry.

From attendee perspective, the course did not take up the whole day as no travel necessary and overall good value for money.

Hearing the information from the clinical setting side was very useful.

Well organized. This was an amazing session. Prior sharing of the presentation was a great add on!

The most useful aspect of the webinar was the variety in the presentations across industry and the regulators. Really good to review the presentations beforehand.

Good value, well organised symposium. Always useful for focused topics.

A very good day. Enjoyed getting to speak to the presenters to discuss current challenges in industry.

Well done to all the speakers and the organisers for being able to successfully hold highly informative conferences virtually! (July 2020)

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European Pharmaceutical Review

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As the UK government has removed all restrictions on coronavirus measures, JPAG is now holding in-person meetings at the Royal Society of Chemistry in London.

To accommodate delegates from countries where restrictions are still in place, JPAG is offering virtual attendance in most of our symposia (subjected to availability offered by the venue) at the same cost.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact events@jpag.org


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