PIC/S Meetings and Training Events

2019

7 - 9 October 2019

PIC/S Expert Circle on Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) in Madrid (Spain)

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) is pleased to host the 10th PIC/S Expert Circle on Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) on 7-9 October 2019 in Madrid (Spain). The focus of this meeting is to provide advanced training to GMP inspectors in the field of API inspections, in topics related to the commercialization of APIs, update on emerging technologies and other current matters. It will consist in presentations and workshops, case studies, etc. It is an ideal opportunity for inspectors to enhance their inspection skills through knowledge sharing and discussion. The Expert Circle meeting is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities.

8 - 10 October 2019

PIC/S Expert Circle on Human Blood, Tissues, Cells and ATMPs in Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia's National Agency for Drug and Food Control (NADFC) / Badan POM is pleased to host the 25th PIC/S Expert Circle on Human Blood, Tissues, Cells and Advanced Therapy Medicines Products (ATMPs) from 8-10 October 2019 in Jakarta (Indonesia). The focus of this meeting will be on "Blood, Tissues, Cells and ATMPs: How to Inspect and Current Trends" and will consist of presentations and workshops. The meeting is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities. 

11 - 12 November 2019

PIC/S Committee Meeting and Executive Bureau Meeting in Toyama city (Japan)

The 48th PIC/S Committee Meeting will take place in Toyama city (Japan) on 11-12 November 2019 (beginning at 2 p.m. on the first day and finishing at 5 p.m. on the second day). PIC/S Committee Meetings are only open to Committee representatives of PIC/S Participating Authorities, PIC/S Applicants and Pre-Applicants, PIC/S Partners and invited Guests.

The PIC/S Committee Meeting will be preceded by a Meeting of the PIC/S Executive Bureau on 11 November 2019 (morning). The PIC/S Executive Bureau Meeting is only open to PIC/S Executive Bureau Members and invited Guests.

13 - 15 November 2019

PIC/S Seminar 2019, in Toyama city (Japan)

Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) and Pharmaceuticals and Medicinal Devices Agency (PMDA) are pleased to host the 2019 PIC/S Seminar on “Quality Assurance of Sterile Medicinal Products -Annex1” in Toyama city (Japan) from 13-15 November 2019, preceded by the PIC/S Committee meeting on 11-12 November 2019. The Seminar is the main annual international training event by PIC/S which is open to GMP inspectors from PIC/S Participating Authorities, (Pre-)Applicants, Partners and non-PIC/S Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities.

Past events

19 - 21 June 2019

PIC/S Expert Circle on Cross-Contamination in Shared Facilities (CCCISF) in Taipei (Chinese Taipei)

The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is pleased to host the first PIC/S Expert Circle on Cross-Contamination in Shared Facilities (CCCISF) on 19-21 June 2019 in Taipei (Chinese Taipei). The 2,5 - day meeting is designed to share and develop understanding of challenges facing inspectors on inspection of risk of (chemical) cross contamination in shared facilities and the inspection approaches required to successfully inspect for compliance with PIC/S GMP. A number of specific topics will be addressed. The Expert Circle meeting is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities, Partners, (Pre) Applicants and non-Member Medicines Regulatory Authorities. 

9 - 10 April 2019

PIC/S Committee Meeting and Executive Bureau Meeting in Geneva (Switzerland)

The 47th PIC/S Committee Meeting will take place in Geneva (Switzerland) on 9-10 April 2019 (beginning at 2 p.m. on the first day and finishing at 5 p.m. on the second day). PIC/S Committee Meetings are only open to Committee representatives of PIC/S Participating Authorities, PIC/S Applicants and Pre-Applicants, PIC/S Partners and invited Guests.

The PIC/S Committee Meeting will be preceded by a Meeting of the PIC/S Executive Bureau on 9 April 2019 (morning). The PIC/S Executive Bureau Meeting is only open to PIC/S Executive Bureau Members and invited Guests.

26 - 30 November 2018

PMDA-ATC GMP Inspection Seminar 2018 with the support of PIC/S in Utsunomiya (Japan)

This seminar is organised by PMDA Asia Training Center for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs (PMDA-ATC) with the support of PIC/S. It will take place on 26-30 November 2018 in Utsunomiya, Tochigi prefecture. The focus of the seminar is to offer practical training in the form of a mock inspection for biologics APIs on risk-based inspection and data integrity. The seminar is open to PIC/S Participating Authorities only.