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ISPE Singapore Affiliate

PeopleIntroduction
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. ISPE is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. ISPE delivers technical and operational solutions to support its members across the global pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry in the manufacture of quality medicines for patients.

All scientific and technical areas of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry are represented among the ISPE membership. Engineers, microbiologists, chemists, QA/QC, production, process development, pharmacists, regulatory and training personnel, academia, suppliers, and other professionals contribute their expertise to the industry through their participation in ISPE activities.

ISPE in Singapore
The Singapore Affiliate was registered and launched in June 2000, with over 300 member plus 2,000 supporters predominantly in Singapore. The Affiliate is managed by an Executive Committee composed of the senior management of the major global and local pharmaceutical companies and their main service providers in Singapore.

ISPE Singapore Events
Social Events: ISPE Singapore strives to provide numerous opportunities for members and supporters to network and exchange ideas in an informal setting. Such events include quarterly networking, annual Pub Quiz, go-karting, soccer tournament and other engaging activities.

ISPE Singapore Conference & Exhibition: ISPE Singapore’s biggest event of the year is the ISPE Singapore Conference & Exhibition which usually takes place in August of each year. Multiple tracks are focussed on key themes, facilitated by high calibre international and regional speakers from regulators to pharma and subject matter experts. With participation from over 900 attendees and visitors, this event has become the must-attend event in the region.

ISPE 2017 Asia Pacific GAMP Data Integrity Conference: 2017 marked the inauguration of a new series of conferences organised in conjunction with ISPE International, based in USA. Each year, this regional event offers a ‘deep-dive’ into the most topical industry development, drawing global experts, authorities and case studies to share the latest best practices.

Training: Ranging from day intensive seminars to 3-4 day formal courses, ISPE certified training provides the practical, “real world” information to enable companies to build on current best practices to meet and exceed regulatory standards. Delivered by highly skilled trainers from US, Australia and Europe with many years of industry experience.

Recent Developments
As the industry and regulatory environment evolves, ISPE Singapore provides updates with quarterly news, targeted training and information sharing. ISPE Singapore is also working closely together with our neighbouring affiliates in emerging and developed markets including Indonesia, Thailand and Australia. By joining forces, such initiatives help to support the needs of and provide professional growth for industry participants. This enables subject matter experts and organisations to impart relevant expertise in the region, to optimise efficiency and affordability to a broader target audience. In the near future, ISPE Singapore plans to launch outreach into countries in South East Asia which have limited or no industry association to support the growing workforce.

Affiliations with International Organisations
ISPE is pleased to work with like-minded organisations locally and in the region, to further professional and personal development of members and non-members. Recent collaborations have included IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers), PDA (Parenteral Drug Association) and IES (Institute of Engineers Singapore).

Contact Details
ISPE Singapore Affiliate
Phone: +65 6826 1105
Website: www.ispe.org/singapore
Email: ispesingaffiliate@gmail.com

Contact Person
Kristina Autenrieth
Affiliate Manager
Email: ispesingaffiliate@gmail.com