That’s a Wrap! 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo Highlights

Inspiring Keynotes

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Roger Connor
President Global Manufacturing
and Supply (GMS)
GlaxoSmithKline
"Bringing the Outside In: How Inspiration from Outside Pharma Can Transform Our Approach to Manufacturing"

Glen Pierce
World Federation of Hemophilia Board of Directors and Former Senior Vice President Cell and Gene TherapyBiogen, Inc.
"Innovation in Hemophilia: From Blood to Genes, and the Unintended Consequences Along the Way"

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Enno DeBoer
Partner and Leader of Digital Manufacturing
North America
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
"Digital Manufacturing: The Next Frontier of Innovation"

Pam Cheng
Executive Vice President of
Global Operations and IT
AstraZeneca
"Ensuring a Seat at the Table for Manufacturing Operations"


International Award Winners

During the Membership Breakfast and Awards on Tuesday, ISPE recognized distinguished awardees for their exceptional contributions to ISPE and the pharmaceutical industry. Below are a couple of the winners - view full list of 2017 International Honor Award recipients.

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Facility of the Year Awards

The 2017 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) overall winner was announced during the Membership Breakfast and Awards on Tuesday morning. Congratulations to Eli Lilly and Company for taking home this distinguished honor. Learn more about all of the 2017 Facility of the Year Award winners and how to submit your company’s project for the 2018 Facility of the Year Awards.

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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. In addition, the Women in Pharma Networking Community held six complimentary topic-focused dinners covering a variety of topics that provided priceless connections and insights.

In addition to the education sessions, the Women in Pharma raised over $2,000 to go towards a scholarship for women pursuing careers in the pharmaceutical industry.

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ISPE Foundation

During the 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo, ISPE announced the launch of the ISPE Foundation. The ISPE Foundation sponsors programs that enable ISPE to influence the future of the profession and supports technical education to prepare its members for tomorrow.

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International Student Poster Competition

The International Student Poster Competition Awards honor the top undergraduate and graduate student posters from among finalists from student chapter competitions and as selected by the judges at the 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo.

Congratulations to undergraduate winner, Maria de Abreau Pineda from Stevens Institute of Technology represented the New Jersey Chapter and 2017 graduate winner, Tanvi Joshi from Campbell University represented the Carolina–South Atlantic Chapter.

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5K Charity Run/Walk

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Expo Hall

Attendees had the opportunity to discover 200+ companies showcasing cutting-edge technologies and critical services designed to address their most challenging problems.

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Interested in exhibiting at the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo in Philadelphia, PA, USA, 4 -7 November, 2018? The expo hall is 67% sold out! Contact Alisa Pachella to reserve your space today!

Regulatory Town Hall

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More Photos from the Event

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2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo

Save the Date for the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo in Philadelphia, PA, USA on 4 -7 November, 2018.  Watch for announcements about the 2018 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo Call for Proposals to open in early December.

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