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INTERPHEX Announces Keynote Sessions at Upcoming INTERPHEX Life Sciences Innovation Week


SAN JUAN, PR, September 16, 2014– International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), sponsored by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), is an annual industry event based in Puerto Rico and dedicated to showcasing pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical innovation, technology and knowledge, announces three keynote sessions taking place during INTERPHEX Life Sciences Innovation Week, October 16-18, 2014 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

"Produced by PDA and Industry University Research Center, Inc. (INDUNIV), INTERPHEX Life Sciences Innovation Week is excited to offer three keynote sessions presented by senior leaders from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as a prominent Puerto Rico government official," said RJ Palermo, Industry Vice President, INTERPHEX. "This is a unique opportunity to participate in a panel discussion with industry experts, governmental officials and FDA representatives regarding these challenging topics."

"These important presentations deliver valuable insight into the challenges facing Puerto Rico's bio/pharmaceutical sector," said Richard M. Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer, PDA. "From economic impacts and progress for growth, to regulatory trends and the FDA's approach on inspections, these sessions will provide the most up-to-date knowledge required for success on the Island."

Thursday, October 16, 2014

"Regulatory & Compliance New Trends and Best Practices"
Presented by: Maridalia Torres, OGROP, ORA, Director, FDA San Juan District Office

"Process Validation Guidance – Developing the Approach on Inspections"
Presented by: Raphael Arroyo, Consumer Safety Officer OMPQ, CDER

"Challenges and Progress in Growing the Biopharma Sector"
Presented by: Puerto Rico Government Official

INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), sponsored by PDA (Parenteral Drug Association) is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical manufacturing solutions to safely and cost effectively process all dosage forms for life-enhancing drugs. It brings over 12,000 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals together with 600+ suppliers via 300,000sf of event space through a unique combination of exhibition, education, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events.  INTERPHEX offers annual national and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world.  For more information, visit and follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@INTERPHEX.) IPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor and INTERPHEX Connector is the new twice-weekly email industry insight and news briefing.

INTERPHEX is produced by Reed Exhibitions, which manages more than 460 trade events annually worldwide and is a member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world-leading provider of information-driven services and solutions.

About PDA
The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is the leading global provider of science, technology and regulatory information and education for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical community. Founded in 1946 as a nonprofit organization, PDA is committed to developing scientifically sound, practical technical information and resources to advance science and regulation through the expertise of its more than 9,500 members worldwide.


For more information contact:
Kate McCorriston
(203) 840-5455

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