This announcement came to me from Mike Nager at Phoenix Contact on behalf of ISA
In December 2005 the Food and Pharmaceutical Division of ISA held its first
PAT Conference — congratulations for being involved at this historic
event! As a past participant you are the first to receive this new
The second ISA PAT training and conference is scheduled for May 15th and
16th King of Prussia, PA. We would like your support in promoting and
attending the conference in your local ISA and ISPE sections and at work.
We are putting the program together and need your assistance to build on
CAREER OPPORTUNITY: If you are interested in presenting an application
about how you have applied PAT (WFI, API, packaging, etc) now is the time
to contact us! With the large nearby base of pharmaceutical and life
science companies in the Philadelphia and New Jersey area, it is sure to be
a well attended conference. Presenting your technical accomplishments in
this forum really assists others (and yourself) in achieving professional
You can read back in this blog and see the entries that I blogged while in attendance at the first conference. I thought it was excellent, and only lacked one thing. There were about thirty people (which was fine because the room was small) but there should have been 300, or maybe even more, considering what the value of the information was. Sriously, read through my blog entries (I’ve given you a link here) and you’ll see what I mean. the second conference will likely be even better.
CONTROL, and our sister magazine, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, will be promoting and covering this conference, and we recommend that readers of this blog, whether vendors or end users, stand up and support ISA when they do valuable things like this for the profession.