That’s a Wrap! 2016 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo Highlights

Inspiring Keynotes

Joseph Jimenez, CEO
“Reimagining Medicine”
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Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
“The CAR T Revolution In Treating Leukemia”
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Flemming Dahl,
Senior Vice President & Head of Quality
Novo Nordisk
"Integrating Innovation by Developing the Workforce of the Future, Today”
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Nicole Pierson,
Mother of Gavin Pierson
Teacher, Author
"Supplying Hope; Compassionate Use From the Patient's Perspective”
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International Award Winners

During the Membership Breakfast and Awards on Tuesday, ISPE recognized distinguishing awardees for their exceptional contributions to ISPE and the pharmaceutical industry.  Below are a couple of the winners - view full list of 2016 International Honor Award recipients.

International Award Winner
Richard B. Purdy Distinguished Achievement Award Winner
Committee of the Year Award Winner
Committee of the Year Award Winner

Facility of the Year Awards

The 2016 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) winner was announced during the Membership Breakfast and Awards on Tuesday morning.  Congratulations to Genentech for taking home this distinguished honor.  Learn more about all of the 2016 Facility of the Year Award winners and how to submit your company for the 2017 Facility of the Year Awards.

FOYA Overall Winner, Genentech, accepting the award
Overall Winner, Genentech
FOYA Display
Facility of the Year Awards Winner Display

International Student Poster Competition

The International Student Poster Competition Awards honor the top undergraduate and graduate student poster among finalists who won competitions earlier in the year and as selected by the judges at the 2016 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo.

Congratulations to undergraduate winner, Param Bhatter from the University of California – San Diego and 2016 graduate winner, Sara Sukenik from the University of California—Davis.

Undergraduate Student Poster Winner
Param Bhatter, Undergraduate Winner
Graduate Student Poster Winner
Sara Sukenik, Graduate Winner

Women in Pharma

Key female executives in the pharmaceutical industry led a series of education sessions, sharing with attendees their journey from both a personal and a professional perspective. A round table discussion focused on the challenges and opportunities each embraced as they progressed though their career.

In addition to the education sessions, the Women in Pharma raised $3,555 to go towards a scholarship for women pursuing careers in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Women in Pharma Session

5K Charity Run/Walk at Centennial Olympic Park

5K Group Photo
5K Finish Line Photo

Exhibit Hall

Attendees had the opportunity to discover more than 185 companies showcasing cutting-edge technologies and critical serviced designed to address their most challenging problems.

Exhibit Hall Discussion Photo
Exhibit Hall Aisle Photo

Chairman's Chatter

Mike Arnold photograph

Michael Arnold, RPh
ISPE's 2016-2017 International Board of Directors Chair

Looking to the year ahead, I see both opportunities and challenges for ISPE. It is clear to me that our 2016-2019 strategic plan entitled “Embracing the Challenge” remains directionally correct and we will continue to work toward that plan. The challenges we face relate to the complexity and competitiveness of our environment. If we embrace these challenges head on and become progressive in our approach to them, we as a Society will benefit substantially.  Read more from Arnold in the monthly blog post Chairman's Chatter.

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