PIC/S Meetings and Training Events

2018

16 - 18 October 2018

PIC/S Expert Circle on Good Distribution Practices (GDP) in Madrid (Spain)

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) is pleased to host the 5th PIC/S Expert Circle on Good Distribution Practices (GDP) from 16-18 October 2018 in Madrid. The focus of this meeting is to provide advanced training to GDP inspectors in difficult and challenging topics relating to the global supply chain and will consist of presentations and workshops. The meeting is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities. 

23 - 25 October 2018

PIC/S Expert Circle on Human Blood, Tissues, Cells and ATMPs in Warsaw (Poland)

Poland's Chief Pharmaceutical Inspectorate (CPI) is pleased to host the 24th PIC/S Expert Circle on Human Blood, Tissues, Cells and Advanced Therapy Medicines Products (ATMPs) from 22-26 October 2018 in Warsaw. The focus of this meeting will be on how to conduct inspections of human blood, tissues, cells and ATMPs and will consist of presentations and workshops. The meeting is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities. 

26 - 30 November 2018

PMDA-ATC GMP Inspection Seminar 2018 with the support of PIC/S in Utsunomiya (Japan)

This seminar is organised by PMDA Asia Training Center for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs (PMDA-ATC) with the support of PIC/S. It will take place on 26-30 November 2018 in Utsunomiya, Tochigi prefecture. The focus of the seminar is to offer practical training in the form of a mock inspection for biologics APIs on risk-based inspection and data integrity. The seminar is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities only.

Past events

24 - 28 September 2018

PIC/S Seminar 2018 in Chicago (USA)

The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) is pleased to host the 2018 PIC/S Seminar on “Management of Risk through the Product Life-Cycle” in Chicago (USA) from 26-28 September 2018, preceded by the PIC/S Committee meeting on 24-25 September 2018. 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.

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11 - 13 September 2018

PIC/S Expert Circle and Training Event on Quality Risk Management (QRM) in Taipei (Chinese Taipei)

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is pleased to host the next PIC/S Expert Circle on Quality Risk Management (QRM) meeting jointly with a QRM Training Event on 11-13 September 2018 in Taipei. The 2-day training event is designed to address how to critically inspect the implementation and use of QRM during regulatory inspections and how to critically inspect Risk Assessments at manufacturing sites. It will be followed by a 1-day Expert Circle meeting. Both the training event and meeting are open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities. 

17 - 18 April 2018

PIC/S Committee Meeting and Executive Bureau Meeting in Geneva (Switzerland)

The 45th PIC/S Committee Meeting will take place in Geneva (Switzerland) on 17-18 April 2018 (beginning at 2 p.m. on the first day and finishing at 5 p.m. on the second day). PIC/S Committee Meetings are only open to Committee representatives of PIC/S Participating Authorities, PIC/S Applicants, PIC/S Partners and invited Guests.

The PIC/S Committee Meeting will be preceded by a Meeting of the PIC/S Executive Bureau on 16-17 April 2018 (beginning at 2pm on the first day and finishing at 12noon on the second day). The PIC/S Executive Bureau Meeting is only open to PIC/S Executive Bureau Members and invited Guests.