SPAQA Annual Meetings and Conferences

SPAQA Annual Meeting 2018

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The 2018 SPAQA Annual Meeing and Conference will be held on March 5th 2018 at the Hyperion Hotel (formerly Ramada Plaza). A detailed program will be posted when it becomes available.

SPAQA Annual Meeting 2017

March 13,2017 at the Ramada Plaza in Basel

Speakers at the 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference:

  • Elisabeth Klenke
  • Christine Mitchel, Charles River: Quality Risk Management and the QA program – Charles River
  • Linzi Gillbanks, Covance Early Development: Risk based Auditing – could it work for you?
  • Jean-Claude Cuenat, redtoo AG : My data reached the cloud. Where was it meanwhile?
  • Michael Wegmann, F. Hoffmann-La Roche: Security and Compliance Considerations for Contracts with Cloud Service Providers

These presentations are available to SPAQA members by accessing the Members Only Area of the website.

SPAQA Annual Meeting 2016

March 7th, 2016 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Basel.

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

Morning Speaker:

  • Olivier Blaser, The Common Notification Authority for Chemicals: Federal hub for chemical products:

Afternoon 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

These presentations are available to SPAQA members by accessing the Members Only Area of the website.

SPAQA Annual Meeting 2015

The SPAQA 2015 Annual Meeting was on April 27th, 2015.

We are indebted to the following speakers:

  • Sion Wyn, Conform-IT: System retirement and decommissioning - a GAMP5 perspective
  • Mandeep Rai, MHRA:Outcome from GCP inspections
  • Arnaud Levain-Chavanon, Celgene:How to use a risk based approach to select investigator sites for GCP audits and pre-inspection visits
  • Roger Holenstein, Avamedia:Quality starts in the brain – how knowledge turns into awareness
  • Monika Josi, HGP AG: Security in the cloud

These presentations are available to SPAQA members by accessing the Members Only Area of the website.

SPAQA Annual Meeting 2014

The SPAQA 2014 Annual Members Meeting and Conference was on May 27th 2014.

We would like to thank our speakers for their excellent presentations on the following themes:

  • Dr. Marc Eric Brooks: Nutzung von ISO-zertifizierten Datencentern – Ist das compliant?
  • Dr. Thomas Fabbro : Statistik und Datenmanagement: Regeln im Umgang mit klinischen Studiendaten
  • Dr.Thomas Peither: Investigations, Root Cause Analysis & Continuous Improvement: Warum Fehleruntersuchungen so wichtig für die Weiterentwicklung von Unternehmen sind
  • Dr. Klaus Weber: Peer Review and Related Issues

These presentations are available to SPAQA members by accessing the Members Only Area of the website.