SPAQA 2017 Annual Meeting

Call for Potential Speakers

The 2017 SPAQA meeting will be on 13th March 2017.

We are currently recruiting speakers for two workshops:  

  • Risk Based Auditing
  • Risk Minimization using Clouds

Please get in touch with Jan Doran ( if you wish to suggest potential speakers.

Newest Information

Please pay your SPAQA dues

The 2016 SPAQA annual dues are now payable. With the release of the new website, we have now removed all individuals who have not paid the 2015 or 2016 dues from access to the Member's only section of the Website.

If you have paid your 2015 & 2016 dues but are unable to log in to the website, you can use the feature to recover your password. If you are still having difficulties accessing the Members only materials, please contact us at

In order to pay your dues:    Please pay 100 Sfr to the following Post Finance Account.

Name Swiss Professional Association of Quality Assurance (SPAQA)
Postal Account number40-17421-9
IBAN electronicalCH4909000000400174219
swift code/BICP O F I C H B E X X X
BankSwiss Post, Postfinance, Nordring 8, 3030 Bern, Switzerland
Clearing number 09000

News from the Working Groups

Networking possibilities-

IT group:  The group held an organizational meeting at F. Hoffmann La-Roche in Basel on Oct 26th 2016. The minutes of the meeting are posted in the members only area. 

The next meeting of this group is on 18 January 2017 also at Roche.

Interested in becoming a member : Contact


GLP Group: Next meeting of the GLP Group is 24th January. Purpose of the meeting is to assemble and discuss questions for the GLP Monitoring Authority Roundtable. Interested in becoming a member or attending the meeting: Contact


GMP Group: Contact  

Recent OECD or AGIT releases

OECD Advisory document on Peer Review (OECD 16).

OECD Advirory document Application of GLP Principles to Computerised Systems (OECD 17 replaces OECD 10)

AGIT Position Paper on the  Destruction of Paper copies of raw data.

2016 SPAQA Annual Meeting and Conference

SPAQA's annual meeting and Conference was held on Monday March 7th 2016 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Basel. 

The morning session comprised the Annual Member's Meeting and the Roundtable with the Swiss GLP Monitoring Authorities.  

Afternoon Session Speakers: 

  • Andrew Gray, MHRA: Initiatives to ensure harmonization of GLP inspection process and expectations in the OECD community. 
  • Christoph Moor, BAFU: New AGIT Guideline: Guidelines for Collaboration with External IT Service Providors in a GLP Environment 

To see these presentations, please see Members only tab.

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