Annual Meeting Wrap Up

Our 2012 Annual Meeting was a complete success and was well attended by hundreds of delegates from all over the world.

“Fantastic! High energy, lots of relevant and practical content.” - Stephen Hill

In-depth educational sessions, training courses and networking events provided attendees the opportunity to exchange ideas with industry experts and colleagues. Find out what you missed below.

Education Information 

Plenary Session

This year’s Plenary Session welcomed our new 2013 Incoming Chair and hosted presentations by industry leaders of note.

Plenary recording download available for Members and Conference Attendees only. You must log in for access.

Nancy Berg's Photo Nancy Berg, CEO ISPE
Charlotte Enghave Fuergaard Photo Charlotte Enghave Fruergaard, Ph. D., 2013 Chair of the ISPE International Board of Directors
Murray Aitken Photo Top Priorities and Trends for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Murray Aitken, Executive Director, IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics
Stephen Spielberg Photo How the FDA is Advancing Regulatory Science through High Quality Collaboration
Stephen Spielberg, M.D., Ph.D., FDA
Chaz Calitri Photograph FOYA Presentations and FOYA Overall Winner Announced
Chaz Calitri, Vice President, Network Performance, Pfizer, Inc., USA


International Regulatory Summit 

The International Regulatory Summit drew a cadre of eight global regulators to provide the audience with current problems and practices facing their respective regions. The line-up of distinguished speakers included those from the FDA, ANMAT, MHRA and PIC/S who spoke on the challenges of global regulations.

International Regulatory Summit Photo International Regulatory Summit Photo
International Regulatory Summit Photo International Regulatory Summit Photo


Executive Series

The Executive Series offered delegates the perspective of seasoned senior level industry leaders on the significant issues facing the industry.

Executive Series 3 Photo
Executive Series 3: Supply Chain Management

Education Sessions

Delegates chose from over 50 education sessions covering every area of pharmaceutical industry – more sessions offered this year than any previous meeting.

“Excellent! Honest and genuine feedback on Chance Management and Drying Mergers.” - Rob Pizzie

“Great Presentations. Factory of Future and “Pat” Implementation.” - Rob Bowen


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Award Winners 

During the Membership Luncheon, Volunteers were recognized for their contributions to ISPE.

5K Run Winners

Male5K Start

  • 1st Place – Corey Veverka
  • 2nd Place – Takashi Matsushita
  • 3rd Place – Scott Revelli


  • 1st Place – Kathryn Siegal
  • 2nd Place – Barbara Kjems
  • 3rd Place – Patti Larson

5K Charity Run Group Photo



For many Members, networking with industry leaders and peers is a conference highlight. Here are just a few of the moments we caught at some of the organized events.

Young Professional Events

Young Professionals Networking
Young Professionals Meet and Greet

Young Professionals Playing Pool
Young Professional Dinner at Jillian’s
at Metreon


Leadership Reception

Photograph of Randy and Charlotte Saturday Night Reception


COP Night Reception

Monday Night Reception


Tuesday Night Party

Tuesday Night Party  Tuesday Night Party Photo Booth
Tuesday Night Party Line Dancing


Exhibitors and Sponsors 

Here is What Some of the Exhibitors Had to Say

“Well worth our time once again.” - Schneider Electric

“Best Annual Meeting in past 8 years.” - Propharma Group

“Good energy here.” - Hyde Engineering + Consulting

Exhibit Hall Winners 

Exhibit Hall Give Away

Parsec Automation Corp Free Standard Table Top
TSI, Inc. Full Page Ad Factbook
GEA Tuchenhagen 1/2 Page Ad Factbook
Modular Partners Enhanced Listing Factbook
Flanders Premium Listing - Buyers Guide
Holloway America Premium Listing - Buyers Guide
Dagard 2 month Web button - Buyers Guide
Gemu Valves 2 month Web button - Buyers Guide
International Portland One Year ISPE Membership
Advantix Systems One Year ISPE Membership
Clinigen CTS One Year ISPE Membership
Festo Corporation One Year ISPE Membership
Omori Machinery One Year ISPE Membership

Thank you to our Sponsors 


2013 Annual Meeting 

Don’t miss out! Start planning now for next year’s event in Washington, DC!

Want to contribute? ISPE is still accepting 2013 Annual Meeting proposal abstracts.


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