ISPE Opens Its Doors to the ISPE Training Institute

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(TAMPA, FLORIDA, USA, 1 OCTOBER 2015) – Today, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is announcing the opening of the ISPE Training Institute located in its Tampa, Florida offices. The first training courses will debut in October and will include Practical Application of Computerized Systems Compliance, Science and Risk-Based Commissioning and Qualification, A Risk-Based Approach to GxP Process Control Systems and more.

ISPE has been delivering training courses since 1998 and is the Industry’s Trusted Source of Knowledge. ISPE develops and delivers high quality, globally-vetted, training with measurable learning objectives. Our courses use lecture, group exercises, case studies, and ISPE’s Guidance Documents to provide the learner with tangible “take-aways” for immediate application on the job.

“With new regulations and constant changes to manufacturing, the pharmaceutical industry has seen a significant need for training and education over the last few years, and that was the impetus for us to open the ISPE Training Institute. As always, ISPE is striving to help members and industry stay ahead of the curve on compliance and quality issues,” said John Bournas, President and CEO of ISPE.

The ISPE Training Institute contains more than 2,200 square feet of classroom space, easy access to a world-class airport, and hotels. It will provide training participants with in-depth skills that are immediately applicable to the job.

Currently, registration is now open for October courses at the ISPE Training Institute, but more than forty courses are being planned for this new location in 2016.

October 2015 training opportunities include:

5-6 October
Practical Application of Computerized Systems Compliance: Applying the GAMP® 5 Guide: A Risk-Based Approach to Compliant GxP Computerized Systems
Instructor: James W. John, Senior Project Manager, ProPharma Group

8-9 October
Science- and Risk-Based Commissioning and Qualification: Applying the ISPE Good
Practice Guide: Applied Risk Management for Commissioning and Qualification
Instructor: Steven J. Wisniewski, Principal Consultant, CAI Consulting

29-30 October
A Risk-Based Approach to GxP Process Control Systems: Applying the Gamp® Good
Practice Guide: A Risk-Based Approach to GxP Process Control Systems
Instructor: Michael Byrd, Director of Computer System Validation (CSV), ProPharma

The ISPE Training Institute is located at:
600 N. Westshore Blvd. Suite 900 (9th Floor)
Tampa, FL 33609

For more information, please visit

About ISPE

ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest
not-for-profit association serving its Members through leading scientific, technical and
regulatory advancement throughout the pharmaceutical lifecycle. The 20,000 Members
of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe and effective
pharmaceutical and biologic medicines and medical delivery devices in more than 90
countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has headquarter offices in Tampa,
Florida and Bethesda, Maryland USA. Visit: or more information.

For more information contact:
Maria Robertson
Senior Director, Marketing Communications, ISPE
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)
Tel: +1-301-364-9207


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