2020 ISPE September In-Depth Pharma Training Series

Deep Dive into Pharma Training Courses 

Gain solutions to your company's immediate goals to lower production costs, improve process efficiency, increase production quality and meet regulatory requirements.

  • Real World Practice:  Courses present exercises that use current problems and situations common to the industry.
  • Experienced Instructors:  Subject matter experts and top leaders in the pharmaceutical industry who have years of experience in their field of study.
  • Global Training to Fit Your Needs:  With classroom, eLearning and onsite training options available, ISPE training courses adapt to any schedule or location.   

Join us as we take a deep dive into critical areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing at the ISPE Bethesda Training Facility located at 6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 600, North Bethesda, MD 20852.

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Basic Principles of Computerized Systems Compliance using GAMP 5, Including Revised Annex 11 & Part 12 Updated!
15 - 17 September 2020

This fundamental course introduces participants to regulatory requirements for computerized systems in the pharmaceutical industry and explores tried, tested, and internationally recognized methods of meeting those requirements. GAMP® guidance provides a pragmatic and effective framework for achieving computerized systems that are fit for intended use and meet current regulatory requirements. Please click the "Locations and Registrations" table to select the two or three-day sessions.

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Michael Byrd
Former Director of CVS and CTO for ProPharma Group
ProPharma Group
Instructor

Mike Byrd, the Director of Computer System Validation (CSV) for ProPharma Group has over 25 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and over 30 years of information systems experience. Mike’s educational credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Technology Management. Mike has developed, implemented, administered, and validated a wide variety of computer-based solutions supporting critical regulated business processes.


Cleaning Validation Principles
21 - 22 September 2020

This course covers the risk-based approach to cleaning development and verification; risk analysis; procedures and evaluation tools including FMEA / FMECA, master planning, risk control, PAT, periodic assessment and monitoring, risk review and communication. Additional content includes elements of a cleaning validation program from start to finish, exploring such concepts as the determination of residues to be targeted, selection of analytical and sampling methods, determination of appropriate limits in various pharmaceutical and biotechnology processes and the establishment of scientific rationales acceptable to regulatory inspectors.

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Rebecca A. Brewer
VP Strategic Practices
Quality Executive Partners, Inc.
Instructor

Rebecca Brewer has more than 29 years of experience in validation and compliance within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. She began work with Quality Executive Partners, a boutique consultancy to make a difference in pharmaceutical consulting in 2013. Becky is the current instructor for ISPE’s Cleaning Validation Educational course and PDA’s Biotechnology Cleaning Validation course. She also frequently conducts site-specific validation and GMP compliance training for individual companies.


HVAC for Pharma Facilities
23 - 25 September 2020

This classroom course focuses on common issues and problems in the operation of a facility and maintaining readiness for cGMP inspection. Topics include control system alarm management, common system construction deficiencies, cGMP documentation, maintaining an "inspection ready" state, frequency of testing and balancing, airflow visualization, air change rate reduction and more.

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Norman A. Goldschmidt
President
Genesis Engineers Inc
Instructor

Norman Goldschmidt is President and Sr. Principal at Genesis Engineers. He has over 30 years of experience in engineering management, planning, design and construction in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Prior to joining Genesis, Norman served in numerous capacities during 20 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). Starting as a Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager and culminating as Executive Director, Global Engineering for Strategy and Design. 


Practical Implementation of Process Validation Lifecycle Approach 
29 - 30 September 2020

This classroom course is relevant to individuals working throughout the pharmaceutical product lifecycle in development, manufacturing, quality, and many other roles involved in validation of products and processes. It will help you integrate and link the science and risk-based lifecycle approach for Process Validation to your overall Pharmaceutical Quality System.

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Shawn R. Gould
Director, Compliance
Johnson & Johnson
Instructor

Shawn Gould is Director of Compliance with Johnson & Johnson’s Regulatory Compliance group. He currently holds responsibilities in the Pharma Segment overseeing compliance issues regarding large molecule products as well as serving on Proactive Compliance and PV Lifecycle Implementation teams. Shawn also served in the US Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Compliance where he worked on the pre-approval process for new and generic drugs with special emphasis on applications involving QbD and PAT concepts. He also served on FDA working groups relating to Quality Systems, the PAI process, Strategic Planning, and Lean Operations within the agency.