Pharmaceutical Execs to Gain Manufacturing Insights from Top Aerospace, Automotive and Other Non-Pharma Industries at Unique

   Pharmaceutical Execs to Gain Manufacturing Insights from Top Aerospace,
       Automotive and Other Non-Pharma Industries at Unique ISPE Event

PR Newswire

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --ISPE announced today
that it will bring together top executives from the aerospace, automotive and
other non-pharmaceutical industries to share manufacturing and quality
innovations in an Executive Forum in Philadelphia, Penn. USA, 2-3 April 2013.
Attendees will receive a rare opportunity to convene with world-class leaders
and to gain industry-advancing insight related to lifecycle development and
management, best manufacturing practices, continuous manufacturing, supplier
development, quality management systems and leadership.


"ISPE is dedicated to leading the pharmaceutical industry by addressing
significant issues that have the greatest potential to enhance manufacturing
and production, quality, engineering and regulatory matters throughout the
product lifecycle. Through this all-new event, ISPE will facilitate
executive-level discussions that go beyond best practices in the
pharmaceutical industry, featuring presentations from other industries facing
similar manufacturing, quality and global integration challenges," said Nancy
Berg, ISPE President and CEO. "The discussions planned for this conference
will help Members, pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers translate
solutions and lessons learned from other industries into their own

Notable speakers at this conference include:

  oJanet Woodcock, Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER),
    FDA, USA
  oCraig Kennedy, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Merck
    Manufacturing Division, Merck & Co. Inc., USA
  oPhilip Dunford, Vice President, General Manager, Boeing Military Aircraft,
    The Boeing Company, USA
  oKen Shead, Vice President of Quality and Manufacturing, The Boeing
    Company, USA
  oJerry Bussell, Author of "Anatomy of a Lean Leader", President, Bussell
    Lean Associates, retired Vice President of Operational Excellence,
    Medtronic Surgical Technologies

Pharma industry executives leading this event serving as moderators include:

  oMary Oates, Vice President Global Quality, Pfizer
  oAndy Skibo, Executive Vice President, Operations, MedImmune
  oJoe Famulare, Senior Director, Global Compliance & External Collaboration,
  oAndy Signore, President and Founder, Institute for Strategic Growth.

More information on the 2013 ISPE Executive Forum, including complete
education details and registration information is available at

About ISPE
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 entire
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 and offices in Brussels, Belgium, Singapore and Shanghai,
China. Visit for more information.

For more information contact:
Danielle Hould
ISPE Communications Manager

Tel: +1-813-960-2105, ext. 277


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