Pharma Microbiology Congress 2024

28-29 October 2024
Online
English
 
8 November 2024
Face-to-face in Florence, Italy
English
 

Conference overview

STRATEGIES AND INNOVATION TECHNOLOGIES IN STERILE MANUFACTURING

The Pharma Microbiology Congress is the European annual meeting point of professionals involved in the sterile manufacturing of medicinal products and medical device.

A full immersion on the latest regulatory updates, new technologies for the detection and containment of contamination, best practice and strategies to improve the sterility assurance of the manufacturing and control of sterile medicines.

Professionals belonging to different areas of expertise (Production, Engineering, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, R&D, Maintenance) will get together to share and discuss the hottest topics with experts coming from Regulatory Bodies, Pharmaceutical Companies, Consultancy, Associations and New Technologies providers.

The program will see the contribution of International Top Speakers as experts, key opinion leaders and representatives of institutions.

Road to Pharma Microbiology Congress 2024 - IN PROGRESS

FOLLOW THE ROAD TO PMC 2024
The initiative will see us and the sponsors working in synergy, before the conference, by organizing a series of thematic webinars and interviews.

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Congress Format

VIRTUAL + FACE TO FACE

Last year the mixed format reached a great success, so this year as well the first two days, October 28th and 29th, will be virtual and will see the participation of worldwide experts and key opinion leaders.

The third day, November 8thwill be a face-to-face meeting in Florence, where you will have the chance to meet colleagues and the speakers of the conference: a great opportunity for the sterile manufacturing community to get together!

Why attend?

EXPERTS & KOLs OF THE FIELD WILL SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES AND KNOW HOW:
From regulatory issues to the most technical aspects, our speakers will share their deep expertise with the audience through speeches, round tables and question times: ask questions, rate the ones coming from the audience and let us know what is important for you to know.

STAY UPDATED ON THE LATEST TECHNOLOGIES AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES
Each day, a session dedicated to new technologies and technological advances that are changing the world of sterile manufacturing. Don’t miss webinars, interviews and demonstrations, and chat with real experts of the field!

Who should attend?

The event is aimed specifically at PharmaBiotech and Medical Device CompaniesRegulatory bodies and Technology Suppliers involved in the manufacturing and control of Sterile medicines.

Featured Topics

In progress…

28 Ottobre 2024 - Virtual


Session I - Facing the Future of Sterile Medicines in the EU Landscape

Lucia Costanzo, Senior Conference Manager | PEC & Pharma Microbiology Congress chairperson

Gabriele Gori (Chair of the Session,) Quality Consultant, Science Advisory Board Chair | PDA

Alan Moon, Director of AM GMP Limited and former Lead Senior GMDP Inspector | MHRA

Regulatory Body and Pharma Representatives (invited)

Session II - Discovering Cutting-edge Technologies

Speakers in progress…

Session III - QRM: Evolution & Revolution in Sterile Manufacturing

James Drinkwater (Chair of the Session), Head of the
PHSS Aseptic processing and Annex 1 focus groups

Tracy Moore, Founder and CEO |TM Pharma Group Ltd and former MHRA Expert EU GMDP Inspector

Angela Petrigliano, Quality & Process Operations Manager | Pharma D&S a Product Life Group

Daniele Calzolari, Quality & Process Team Leader Senior
Consultant | Pharma D&S a Product Life Group

Alicia Ruiz Mahillo, Group Quality Microbiology and
Sterility Assurance Manager | COMPASS by FAMAR

Session IV - Discovering Cutting-Edge Technologies

Speakers in progress…

Session V - Advancements in Process & Environmental Monitoring

Francesco Boschi (Chair of the Session), Sr. Manager
Technical Services – Global Microbiology and Aseptic
Support Team (MAS) | Pfizer

Petra Merker, Manager – Biological Quality Control – Bayer AG

Holistic approach to Microbial ID program – risks of
inaccurate IDs
Frank van der Zanden, Ceo of Sure Laboratories and Chairman of the Dutch Commission 370216 Disinfectants and antiseptics

Innovative Technology applied to RCA of a microbial
investigation
Olaf Degen, Director Industry Microbiology | Bruker Microbiology & Infection Diagnostics

Lectio Magistralis

29 ottobre 2024 - Virtual


Session VI - Barrier Systems, Automation & Robotics; Present and Future

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session VII - Discovering Cutting-Edge Technologies

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session VIII - Lyophilization: Meeting the Needs of a Changing Landscape

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session IX - Discovering Cutting-Edge Technologies

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session X - Rapid Methods: Regulatory Trends and Advancements for Reliable Sterility Assurance

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session XI - Cleaning & Disinfection: Current Industry Trends and Regulatory Expectations

Speakers 2024 in progress

8 Novembre 2024 - Face-to-face: Firenze, Italia


Session XII - Regulatory Bodies: Lead the Compliance & Speed the Innovation in the Future of Sterile Manufacturing

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session XIII - Cutting-Edge Technologies in Sterile Production & Control

Speakers 2024 in progress

Session XIV - The Digital Age: Application in Microbiology

Speakers 2024 in progress

Discover the Exhibition Area

Speakers 2024 in progress

Sessione XV - Exploring Innovation Models in Sterile Manufacturing: A Gateway to the Future

Speakers 2024 in progress

Discover the Exhibition Area

Speakers 2024 in progress

SPEAKERS 2024 IN PROGRESS


Gabriele Gori

Gabriele Gori

Quality Consultant, Science Advisory Board Chair | PDA

Francesco Boschi

Francesco Boschi

Senior Manager Technical Services QTO Sterile Injectables & Biotech | Pfizer Global Supply

Angela Petrigliano

Angela Petrigliano

Quality & Process Operations Manager | Pharma D&S, A Product Life Group

Tracy Moore

Tracy Moore

Director | TM Pharma Group Ltd and former MHRA Expert EU GMDP inspector

Fernanda Ferrazin

Fernanda Ferrazin

Life Sciences Expert

Patrizia Muscas

Patrizia Muscas

Sterility Assurance Sr Research Scientist Global TS.MS | Eli Lilly and Company

James Drinkwater

James Drinkwater

Head of the PHSS Aseptic processing and Annex 1 focus groups

Lucia Ceresa

Lucia Ceresa

Pharmaceutical Consultant | PDA Italy Chapter Board

Marco Conti

Marco Conti

CEO of C&P Engineering, Pharma D&S, a Product Life Group Company

Alan Moon

Alan Moon

Director of AM GMP Limited and former Lead Senior GMDP Inspector |MHRA

Marisa Delbò

Marisa Delbò

AIFA Consultant as former Head of GMP API Inspections and Manufacturing

Olaf Degen

Olaf Degen

Director Industry Microbiology |Bruker Microbiology & Infection Diagnostics

Susanne Kuiper

Susanne Kuiper

Application Manager | Lighthouse Instruments

Aneta Leszczynsk

Aneta Leszczynsk

QC Microbiology Scientist | Biogen

Petra Merker

Petra Merker

Manager – Biological Quality Control | Bayer AG

Daniele Calzolari

Daniele Calzolari

Quality & Process Team Leader Senior Consultant | Pharma D&S, a ProductLife Group Company

SPONSORS 2024 IN PROGRESS

Associates of Cape Cod, Inc.

Silver Sponsor
Associates of Cape Cod, Inc.

BioItalia

Silver Sponsor
BioItalia

BioMérieux

Gold Sponsor
BioMérieux

BD

Exhibitor
BD

Bruker

Silver Sponsor
Bruker

C&P Engineering

Silver Sponsor
C&P Engineering

Charles River

Silver Sponsor
Charles River

Copan

Gold Sponsor
Copan

Cytiva | Pall

Silver Sponsor
Cytiva | Pall

Euroclone

Exhibitor
Euroclone

Lighthouse

Gold Sponsor
Lighthouse

Mesa Labs

Exhibitor
Mesa Labs

Pharma D&S

Silver Sponsor
Pharma D&S

QS Group

Silver Sponsor
QS Group

Rapid Micro Biosystems

Gold Sponsor
Rapid Micro Biosystems

RIGEL

Exhibitor
RIGEL

Veltek

Exhibitor
Veltek

Vileda

Exhibitor
Vileda

Become a sponsor

The Pharma Microbiology Congress 2024 provides an excellent opportunity to get in touch with microbiology/sterility assurance professionals and decision makers. To sponsor the event, contact us!

Conference Venue

The Pharma Microbiology Congress 2024 will be a mixed event:

Step 1
On October 28-29 the event will be VIRTUAL to grant you the possibility of joining the conference even from your office or home, wherever you may be.
We have organized a true virtual location, a space where you will be able to:

  • Follow the live streaming of the congress, listen to experts and opinion makers and be informed about latest trends and technological breakthroughs in sterile manufacturing
  • Visit the VIRTUAL EXHIBITION AREA and all the stands of our sponsors
  • Join Q&A times and round tables to discuss the current hot topics in the field
  • Chat with our sponsors and learn about new technologies and services to ease your daily work and increase the performance

Step 2
Let’s finally meet face to face in Florence on November 8! A great chance to meet in person the PMC experts and colleagues. The conference will be hosted in the wonderful spaces of Palazzo degli Affari, right in the heart of Florence.

All the past editions

Download brochures from previous editions of Pharma Microbiology Congress 2024

Sign up for the conference

Face to Face (8/11/24)
Early bird until 28/09/2024*

400€
500€

Virtual (28-29/10/24)
Early bird until 28/09/2024*

750€
800€

Virtual + Face to Face (28-29/10/24 e 8/11/24)
Early bird until 28/09/2024*

1100€
1200€

* Hospitals, Universities and freelancers get a 40% discount on published prices (discounts cannot be combined).

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