9am - 3pm
Wednesday 25 March 2015

Fourth IPROCOM advanced training course on regulations, legislation and good manufacture practice

The objective is to provide training on regulations, legislation, guidelines and laws set by regulators and on the good manufacturing practices adopted by various industrial sectors.

AstraZeneca plc
Silk Road Business Park
SK10 2NA
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The topics will include:

  • REACH: perspectives and compliance
  • Recent trends in drug formulation & development
  • Regulations and GMP in pharmaceutical industry
  • Regulations and GMP in fine chemicals industry and an introduction of PAT and QbD
  • Regulatory framework to process engineering, legislation in pharmaceutical and fine chemicals.


Invited speakers include:

  • Professor Johannes Khinast (RCPE, Austria)
  • Dr Andrew McDowall (Johnson Matthey, UK)
  • Dr Gavin Reynolds (AstraZeneca, UK)
  • Dr Stephen Lake (AstraZeneca, UK)
  • Dr Paul Brookes (Johnson Matthey, UK).


Time Activity Speaker
9am - 9:10am Welcome and introduction  
9:10am - 9:55am Introduction of PAT Johannes Khinast, ECPE
9:55am - 10:40am Practical process analytics - an ECT example Andrew McDowall, JM
10:40am - 11:10am Break  
11:10am - 12 noon Introduction of QbD Gavin Reynolds, AZ
12 noon - 1pm Lunch  
1pm - 1:45pm Regulations and GMP in the pharmaceutical industry Stephen Lake, AZ
1:45pm - 2:30pm The fundamentals of LEAN in a manufacturing environment Paul Brookes, JM
2:30pm - 3pm Tea, coffee and departure  


IPROCOM members registration.

It will be open to a limited number of external participants. Please contact Dr Ling Zhang if you are interested in attending this course.

Accommodation and travel information


The closest airport is Manchester; if you choose this option we will pre-book the taxi for you (it takes 25 min). If you will arrive at London airport, please book your train ticket as well (London Euston-Macclesfield, UK train).


  1.  Premier Inn Macclesfield North, Springwood Way, Macclesfield SK10 2XA
    1. Tel: +44 871 5278694
    2. Website: http://www.premierinn.com/
  2.  Travelodge: Castle House, Gas Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 6NY
    1. Tel: +44 1625 612117
    2. Website: http://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/412/Macclesfield-Central-hotel.
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