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About ISPE Boston

Founded in 1992, the ISPE Boston Area Chapter is the largest and most active Chapter of ISPE, an international organization whose mission is to deliver technical and operational solutions to support pharma and bio-pharma professionals across the globe. The Boston Area Chapter has grown hand in hand with the region’s pharma and biopharma industries and now provides educational, career development and networking opportunities to over 1,700 technical professionals across New England.

Upcoming Events

ISPE Annual Ski Trip
Mar 1 @ 6:00 am – 4:30 pm

Join ISPE Boston Area Chapter for the Annual Ski Trip on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Waterville Valley!

Price Includes: Roundtrip bus ride, full day adult lift ticket, lunch voucher, buffet dinner, and fun with fellow ISPE members!

Bus Departures:

Exact times subject to change and will be communicated
6:00 AM – Departure from Newton Marriott, Rte. 128
6:40 AM – Departure from Chateau Restaurant, Andover, MA
7:40 AM – Departure from LL Bean, Concord, NH
4:30 PM – Bus Departs Waterville Valley to…

Bringing Cell and Gene Therapies to Patients: Innovating to Meet Unique Challenges @ Bluebird Bio
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

You’re invited to an evening at bluebird bio to hear about innovations in cell and gene therapy, and mingle with ISPE colleagues and friends. Registration includes access to the networking reception prior to the educational program. Don’t delay ��� spots are limited!

bluebird bio
60 Binney Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Street parking and garage parking is available for a fee. The venue is located within walking distance of the Kendall Square T Stop. 


Bluebird Bio is a clinical-sta…

ISPE Young Professionals Bowling and Networking
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Back by Popular Demand! Join the ISPE Boston Young Professionals at The Flatbread Company in Davis Square for an evening of socializing and candlepin bowling at the famous Sacco’s Bowl Haven! Enjoy a variety of Flatbread Company wood-fired, clay oven flatbread pizzas!

April 4, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Flatbread Company
45 Day Street, Somerville, MA 02144

Registration includes bowling and shoes, food, and one drink ticket!

Space is limited to 40 attendees, so please get your tickets before it’s to…

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Benefits of Membership


Career Building

ISPE offers its members a multitude of opportunities for career advancement through professional workshops, online job postings, and in-person networking. Learn more. 


Knowledge Sharing

As an ISPE member you will stay up to speed on industry news, hear from local experts, and share information with an expansive network of your peers. Learn more. 


Professional Networking

With over 1700 active members, ISPE offers you the chance to connect with peers, vendors and visionaries via numerous online and offline events and forums. Learn more. 


Social Connections

Spend time with like-minded individuals in a variety of casual, fun settings—from professional sporting events, to casual sporting and hobby events, to seasonal and holiday socials. Learn more. 

Industry News

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Chapter News

#ThrowbackThursday – ISPE Boston Ski Trip Photos (2006-present)
21 Feb 06:30 am

Each year, the annual ski trip brings together 50-100 members and industry colleagues for a day of...

Question: Which Chapter President Began His Career on a Fishing Trawler?
7 Feb 01:01 pm

Who knew? According to Pharmaceutical Engineering magazine: Maritime discipline took the Boston Area Chapter President from a...

Annual Student Career Workshop Features Star-Studded Panel
7 Feb 12:43 pm

The Chapter’s 7th Annual Student Career Workshop was held at Northeastern’s Raytheon Amphitheater on Saturday, January 26. ...

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