PIC/S Meetings and Training Events


1 - 2 February 2021

PIC/S Virtual Committee Meeting

The PIC/S Committee Meeting, which was supposed to take place virtually on 1-2 February 2021, has been postponed. A new date will be announced by the end of January at the latest. PIC/S Committee Meetings are only open to Committee representatives of PIC/S Participating Authorities, PIC/S Applicants and Pre-Applicants, PIC/S Partners and invited Guests.

Past events

8 - 10 December 2020

PIC/S virtual Seminar 2020

The Finnish Medicines Agency (FIMEA) is pleased to host virtually the 2020 PIC/S Seminar on “Distant Assessment of GMP Compliance" on 8-10 December 2020.

The Seminar is the main annual international training event by PIC/S which is open to GMP Inspectors from PIC/S Participating Authorities, (Pre-)Applicants, Partners and non-PIC/S Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities.

Registration (only for Medicines Regulatory Authorities) is open until 8 November 2020.


24 September 2020

PIC/S Expert Circle on Quality Risk Management (QRM) Webinar

The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TMMDA) is pleased to host virtually by webinar the next PIC/S Expert Circle on Quality Risk Management (QRM) meeting on 24 September 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, TMMDA has taken the decision to postpone the hosting of the QRM Advanced Training event planned on 22-24 September 2020 in Istanbul (Turkey). The new dates for the QRM Advanced Training event in Istanbul will be planned for the second half of 2021. The meeting of the Expert Circle of QRM will go ahead as a webinar on 24 September 2020 hosted by Turkey / TMMDA. The webinar will have some training elements of QRM. The webinar is open to regulatory authorities-only i.e. PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre)Applicants and non- PIC/S Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities.

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26 - 28 May 2020

PIC/S Expert Circle on Good Distribution Practices (GDP) in Kyiv (Ukraine) has been postponed

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the 6th PIC/S Expert Circle on Good Distribution Practices (GDP) meeting hosted by Ukraine / SMDC planned on 26-28 May 2020 in Kyiv (Ukraine) has been postponed. New dates will be communicated as soon as possible.

The goal of this meeting is to share and develop understanding of challenges facing Inspectors on inspection of facilities and the inspection approaches required to successfully inspect for compliance with PIC/S GDP, focussing on Chapters 2 and 3 of the PIC/S Guide on GDP (PE 011-1). It will consist of presentations and workshops. The meeting is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities.