ISPE United Kingdom Affiliate Past Events: North East Region

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Past Events 2011

ISPE UK Affiliate Northeast Region
Date: 16 February
Topic: Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Sector Networking Event
Location: Stadium of Light in Sunderland, UK

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Past Events 2010

ISPE UK Affiliate - Northeast Region
Date: 20 July 2010
Event: Evening visit at Merck & Co
Venue: Cramlington site in Northumberland

UK Affiliate Northeast Region
Event: Sustainability Seminar
Date: 8 June 2010
Venue: Devonshire Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Continuing the UK Affiliate’s focus on sustainability, and building up to this year’s Annual Seminar, the Sustainability CoP are running a half day sustainability seminar with the Northeast Region. The event will include an update on the Centocor facility (ISPE Facility of the year 2009 - Sustainability). It will include a tour of the Devonshire Building at Newcastle University, which is a proven example of sustainable building design.

Past Events 2009

Date: 9 June 2009
Risk Based Approaches

UK Affiliate North East and Scottish Regions


Bob Adamson
Ian Kennedy
Alan Halstead
John Liddell
Joan Evans

Date: 29 April
Evening seminar
and plant visit to the National Industrial Biotechnology Facility
Location: Centre for Process Innovation, Wilton

Past Events 2008

Annual Seminars & Awards Dinner 2008

The Northeast Region will be hosting this in Harrogate on 13th November 2008.
The Seminars will be on the theme “Quality by Design” at the Cairn Hotel, with the dinner afterwards at the Harrogate International Centre.

Seminars & Visits 2008

From Treatment to Cure:  Bioprocessing of Stem Cells
Hear latest developments and some views of the future in this exciting field.  Includes tour of Avecia's laboratories.
Dr B.V.Kara, Director Science & Technology
Avecia Biologics Ltd
Belasis Avenue, Billingham
Thu 31 Jan, 6pm

Other events to be confirmed:

  • The refurbishment and upgrade of Operational Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Laboratory Facilities, Seminar & visit
  • SCA Hygiene visit + seminar on Maintenance Strategies, or Operational Excellence
  • Visit to new facility in Huddersfield

2007 Events

Precision Processing
Colin Milburn Lounge, Durham County Cricket Club,
Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham, DH3 3QR
Networking buffet from 6.00pm
Seminars from 6.30pm
Fee: £10 Members    £20 Non- Members

  • Simulation Seminar & perhaps 3D CAD
  • Refrigeration/Cooling
  • Process Intensification – scale down of equipment with high production levels.

+ Site visits to pharma/food manufacturers and a potential September visit to Extract Technology.

2006 Events

27 June 2006
Evening Seminar on Refurbishment Projects
Venue: Durham Country Cricket Club Finchdale Lounge

28 June 2006
Evening Seminar on Purified Water Seminar
Venue: Durham Country Cricket Club Finchdale Lounge

5 October 2006
Seminar Process Understanding the PAT Approach
Venue: Lumley Castle in Durham

To be followed by:

  • Simulation Seminar
  • Plant de-commissioning using internet based LIMS (Laboratory Integrated Management System).
  • Site Visit