RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter (CaSA) of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) will host more than 1,000 life science professionals of major pharmaceutical companies at the 22nd Annual ISPE-CaSA Life Sciences Technology Conference, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on the top floor of the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC.
"The conference provides an excellent opportunity for industry professionals to learn about the latest manufacturing techniques through product demonstrations and informational sessions," said ISPE CaSA Chapter President Heather Denny.
Participants will have the opportunity to attend educational seminars presented by industry Subject-Matter-Experts from across the pharmaceutical industry including representatives from Biogen Idec, Novartis, bioMerieux, Baxter, GlaxoSmithKline, Hospira and select ISPE-CaSA members.
"Not only does the conference provide top-notch education, but the opportunity for participants to network with industry professionals, gain insight into real-life manufacturing issues and view innovations from more than 200 exhibitors," said Denny.
John Cox, Executive Vice President of Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology at Biogen Idec., will deliver a keynote address. The complete schedule is published on the ISPE-CaSA conference website.
The event is open to the public. Attendee and exhibitor registration is now open. The Early Bird registration (ISPE Members $45; non-members $60) ends February 13 and includes complimentary food, parking and beverages throughout the day. ISPE offers student discounts (student members free; non-member students $20).
The closing date for exhibitor registration is February 13. Space is limited.
Proceeds from this year's conference will also support the MeFine Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that provides essential resources and financial assistance to parents and caregivers with children being treated at Duke and UNC Children's Hospitals.
For more information about attending, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities at ISPE-CaSA, visit www.ispe-casa.org/2015.
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering 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 its worldwide headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA. Visit www.ISPE.org for more information.
ISPE Carolina-South Atlantic (ISPE-CaSA) is one of ISPE's more than 30 North American Chapters and worldwide Affiliates. ISPE-CaSA is a not-for-profit volunteer society of technical professionals who apply their practical knowledge in the regulated pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. The Chapter is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its nearly 1300 members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. It is one of the largest and most active chapters of ISPE.
The ISPE-CaSA Life Sciences Technology Conference is held annually each spring in Raleigh, North Carolina, and includes trade show exhibits, scientific educational sessions, social and meal functions, a poster session, non-profit and academic displays, and a human resources room.
Penney De Pas,
Chapter Manager (919) 573-5442
SOURCE International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter