2024 PDA Virus Conference

Viral Safety Reloaded - the Finalized ICH Q5A (R2)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Dear Colleague,

We would like to welcome you to join the 2024 PDA Virus Conference to be held on 26-27 June 2024 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The Implementation of the newly published ICH Q5A into practice is a topic that all of the biopharmaceutical industry is eagerly discussing.  Four main areas have been significantly updated in the new revision which has a major impact on the viral safety strategies for biological products. The revision expands the possibility of using prior knowledge for validation of viral clearance. The scope of the new ICH Q5A has been extended to cover new, advanced therapy, product types such as certain viral vectors (along with their helper viruses used at vector production). The implementation of virus safety principles in continuous manufacturing processes highlights a number of unique challenges which are discussed in new chapters of the guideline. One of the most significant changes in the new revision is the acknowledgment and implementation of advanced technologies such as next-generation sequencing and PCR for virus detection and the potential use of these technologies for replacing commonly used in vivo and in vitro adventitious agent tests.

We are excited to announce that this year's opening plenary talk will include a patient perspective.

Check out the agenda which is intended to initiate and support discussion and professional exchange through the diversity of scientific presentations. Meet exhibitors, listen to poster sessions, and enjoy a lot of networking opportunities.

Join us in Amsterdam to listen to different talks and discuss challenges with our experts.

Sincerely,

The Co-Chairs

Andy Bailey, ViruSure
Sean O’Donnell, Eli Lilly and Company

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE:

  • Andy Bailey, ViruSure
  • Sean O’Donnell, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Alison Armstrong, Merck KGaA
  • Chakameh Azimpour, Capsida
  • Johannes Blümel, Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
  • David Cetlin, Cygnus
  • Qi Chen, Genentech/Roche
  • Tomoko Hongo-Hirasaki, Asahi Kasei
  • Arifa Khan, U.S. FDA
  • Thomas R. Kreil, Takeda
  • Remo Leisi, CSL Behring
  • Simone Olgiati, Merck
  • Sebastian Teitz, Consultant
  • Josh Eaton, PDA
  • Falk Klar, PDA Europe
  • Stefanie Nebelin, Senior Manager Programs & Events, PDA Europe
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Early Bird Pricing

Register before 28 April 2024

Early Bird Member Price

€ 2.050

GovernmentMember Only

€ 980

Health AuthorityMember Only

€ 980

Early Career ProfessionalMember Only

€ 980

StudentMember Only

€ 980

AcademicMember Only

€ 980

Non-Member

€ 2.350

Standard Pricing

Register after 28 April 2024

Standard Member Price

€ 2.250

GovernmentMember Only

€ 1.080

Health AuthorityMember Only

€ 1.080

Early Career ProfessionalMember Only

€ 1.080

StudentMember Only

€ 1.080

AcademicMember Only

€ 1.080

Non-Member

€ 2.550

See Qualifying Criteria for Member Types.

ALL PRICES IN EURO (EUR), EXCLUDING VAT.

WAYS TO REGISTER: 1. Online Registration   2. registration-europe@pda.org

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If you need to apply for a visa to enter the event country, PDA Europe must be informed of this fact at least 4 weeks before the start of the event.

PLEASE READ  PDA is not affiliated or contracted with any outside hotel contracting company. If someone other than PDA or the PDA chosen hotel contacts you suggesting that they represent any PDA event, they do not. It is PDA's recommendation that you book your hotel directly through the official PDA chosen hotel that is listed on our web site.

PDA recommends the reservation at the following hotel

Amsterdam Marriott Hotel
Stadhouderskade 12
1054 ES Amsterdam 
The Netherlands

PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms by 11 April 2024.

Please note that this special rate is subject to availability, as there is a city fair during this time.

Book your room at the PDA Group Rate via the above-mentioned reservation button.


Experience a well-deserved escape at our hotel in Netherlands, Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Marriott Hotel is surrounded by stunning canals and exquisite architecture boasting an unparalleled city centre location across from the Leidseplein, just moments from Amsterdam's iconic attractions. Walk to the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Vondelpark as well as upscale shopping, fine dining and entertainment destinations.

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