|May 2013, Volume XXIII, No. 3|
Triple-track Educational Program Offers Something for Everyone
by Lee Ward, Rockwell Automation
Can't get enough education? No? Well then the 2009 Boston Area Chapter Product Show could be just what you need to satisfy your craving. Join us at Gillette Stadium, home to the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution, on Wednesday, October 7th. This year sees a diverse array of subject matter presented by industry leader experts in their given fields. The Educational Programs Committee, dedicated to delivering world class educational programs on a regular monthly basis, has again put together an amazing collection of seminars. The program is designed to serve a wide range of interests and needs, from individuals new to the biopharm industry through to leading-edge professionals seeking to further expand their knowledge and experience.
Seminars are grouped into three "tracks" running concurrently, not necessarily subject matter specific but providing a convenient way to navigate which sessions you would like to attend. In addition, there is a GAMP Forum taking place in conjunction with the Show, with both morning and afternoon sessions (see companion article below for more information on this special event).
We have looked at the industry, taken into account the economic climate, considered the future, and then chosen topics that are the "right fit" for the times in which we find ourselves. Track 1 leans toward the discerning young professional or newcomer to the industry with a focus on core competencies: Biotech 101, ASME BPE guidelines and CIP basics.
Track 2 initially takes a look at the growing trend of "modular manufacturing" and how one company approaches the needs of flexibility. Biotech leadership is the focus during the second session which brings industry leaders together for a free-wheeling panel discussion. And session three looks at what you can do within your facility to achieve energy savings.
Track 3 begins with a panel discussion focused on the facility lifecycle, with panelists sharing their experiences and discussing lessons learned. Session two, addressing what facility owners can do in light of the diminished funding for projects in today's economy, is another panel discussion with industry headliners more than willing to share their thoughts and answer your questions. We round up this track by sharing what externally-derived skills are readily transferable when looking at adding to or building a technical team.
We hope you agree that this is one of our strongest Product Show programs ever and that you will make every effort to join us and participate in our premier educational event of the Chapter year. Be sure to visit www.ISPEBoston.org/Events to pre-register online for the programs of your choice...See you there!
Chapter Manager: Amy Poole, CAMI - Tel: 1.781.647.4773 and E-mail: email@example.com