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Unveiling the Excitement: Your EMERGING LEADERS Guide to #ISPEAM23

Amanat Kaur
Unveiling the Excitement: Your EMERGING LEADERS Guide to #ISPEAM23

The countdown has begun, and the anticipation is evident as we gear up for the highly anticipated 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. As we look back at the successful conferences over the past years, this event promises to be nothing short of extraordinary, especially for students and Emerging Leaders.

You may have already read through A Members Guide to the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo , which offers a high-level overview of all the conference highlights. Within this article, we’ll break down the various Emerging Leader activities scheduled throughout the event. From the International Emerging Leader Hackathon to a fun Expo Hall puzzle, the Emerging Leaders Steering Committee invites all students, recent graduates, and Emerging Leaders to explore these opportunities.

Here’s the best part: As a student and recent graduate, you'll receive an incredible opportunity to secure your spot at an unbeatable price! Students can register for $100* and recent graduates for $1,250. That's over 50% off the industry nonmember rate, providing you with full access to this year's must-attend event.

2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo

Friday, 13 October 2023

ISPE International Emerging Leader Hackathon Networking Event
1800-2000 | Hackathon Registration Required

Kickstart the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo with the International Emerging Leader Hackathon Networking Event. Connect with fellow Emerging Leaders and set the tone for an eventful week. Guests will enjoy food, activities and details for your time ahead.

Sunday, 14-15 October 2023

2023 ISPE International Emerging Leader Hackathon
RSVP Required – Registration Sold Out

Immerse yourself in hackathon! Here innovation meets industry expertise. Students and recent graduates will be tasked with analyzing a problem statement and acting as a consultant group to help a company solve an issue.

On Sunday, each hackathon team will present to the panel of hackathon judges and industry leaders. The judges will evaluate the presentations, provide feedback to the teams, and identify the best-proposed solution. The winning team will be announced during the ISPE Membership Meeting and Awards Lunch on Monday afternoon.

ISPE Student & Recent Graduate Orientation

ISPE & the ISPE Foundation invite students and recent graduates to join us for an interactive session so you can get the most out of your experience at the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. You’ll gain career advice, learn about the benefits of your ISPE membership, and participate in a fun networking activities.

Sunday Social

Check-in, unwind and enjoy yourself at the ISPE Sunday Social! Conveniently located on-property, come join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, prizes and a chance to meet with your peers. The first 150 attendees who visit the ISPE Membership table at the Sunday Social will receive an exclusive swag bag of ISPE items. These complimentary swag bags are available on a first come first serve basis.

Monday, 16 October 16, 2023

ISPE Membership Meeting & Awards Lunch

Witness the unveiling of the 2023 ISPE International Emerging Leader Hackathon winning team during the ISPE Membership Meeting and Awards Lunch. This event is open to all In-Person All Access Pass attendees. Meet the ISPE leadership and colleagues while learning about significant achievements made by the industry. Celebrate with your peers as the ISPE International Honor Awards are presented and learn about the 2023 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Category Winners and who brought home the coveted title of the 2023 Overall FOYA Winner.

ISPE Women in Pharma® and Emerging Leaders Networking Event
1930-2130 | RSVP Required – Registration Sold Out

The Women in Pharma® and Emerging Leaders Monday Night Event - Allure of the Ally - is open to all conference attendees, but capacity is limited to keep the scent-off. Only those with a secret password will be allowed into the speakeasy which is conveniently located on property at the 1923 Prohibition Bar where you will enjoy a night of music, drinks, and networking with the best in the biz. In addition, by making a minimum donation to the ISPE Foundation of $50 during this event you will be entered into a raffle for your chance to win a $200 Disney gift card. The winner must be registered for the event and present to redeem the prize.

Tuesday, 17 October 2023

Career Center Networking Lounge: Emerging Leader Social

Join us in the Expo Hall at the Networking Lounge within the Career Center to connect with your fellow Emerging Leaders, students, recent graduates and those interested in the Emerging Leader program. This networking meet-up provides Emerging Leaders the chance to share and educate students and recent graduates on the Emerging Leader program. Furthermore, as soon as you step into the Career Center, you will be handed a raffle ticket for a chance to win amazing prizes. And the more you engage with Career Center opportunities, the greater your chances of earning additional raffle entries. A winner will be selected at the end of each day, you must be present to win.

Learn more about the Career Center

Tuesday Night Celebration

The Tuesday Night Celebration is included in your In-Person All Access Pass and for all other registrants, the add-on fee is $225. Join us to experience the best of classic Las Vegas at The Mob Museum. Round-trip bus transportation is provided and scheduled to start loading outside the Shark Reef Entrance at 1800 and will begin departing at 1830 with the celebration starting at approximately 1900. There will be food, refreshments, activities, and great networking opportunities with friends and colleagues. You won't want to miss the chance to celebrate the pharmaceutical industry!

Career Center Booth - Booth 101 in the Expo Hall

The ISPE Career Center is a one-stop shop for professional development, career advancement, and personal branding resources. Join us at the Career Center which features a networking lounge, complimentary professional headshots, on-site resume reviews, raffle prizes, and more. The Career Center is your hub for career advancement during the conference. Don't forget to pick up some exclusive Emerging Leader swag while you are there.

Visit the Career Center's dedicated webpage for the latest updates and detailed schedule.

Learn more about the Career Center

The Expo Puzzle

Get ready for a brainteaser during the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. Stop by the Career Center booth #101 to pick up The Expo Hall puzzle. Once completed, return the puzzle to the Career Center to be entered to win a free membership to ISPE. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, 18 October at 1200 in the Career Center Networking Lounge.

Join the #ISPEAM23 WHATSAPP Community

Stay connected and informed with the Emerging Leaders Steering Committee WhatsApp group for the conference. Join now: AM23 WhatsApp Community


With a schedule packed full of enriching events and opportunities, attendees of the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo are sure to leave with new knowledge, connections, and experiences that will shape their careers in pharmaceutical engineering.

Don't miss out on this chance to be part of the future of the pharmaceutical industry. So, mark your calendars and get ready for a memorable week of learning, networking, and innovation. The countdown has begun – we can't wait to welcome you!

Interested in being a coach or judge for a hackathon or volunteering at the Career Center? Volunteer to help our dedicated team. Reach out to Callie Boenigk, Member Engagement Manager.

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