PDA is seeking presentation proposals for the 2006 Quality Tools for the 21st Century Conference that will take place in Dan Accadia Hotel, Herzliya, Israel. Attendees will include Quality, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Laboratory, Engineering and Research & Development professionals within the international pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and related industries. PDA will consider abstracts of a non-commercial nature, with potential to significantly contribute to enhancing the knowledge and skills of conference attendees.



This conference will focus on quality issues of importance to personnel whose responsibilities include designing, improving, managing or participating in aspects of pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical quality systems. Abstracts addressing recent trends and drafts or recently issued guidance, including but limited to the following topics are being sought:

Novel approaches to quality systems
(ICH Q9, Q10, draft FDA guideline "A risk based approach to pharmaceutical cGMPS" etc.)

Mastering Manufacturing Science
(ICH Q8: case studies for implementation, design space models, quality systems in R&D as a tool to ensure quality in production etc.)

Advanced Technologies and Tools
(Implementation and case studies using PAT, rapid microbiological methods, advanced aseptic processing technologies, advanced chemical tests, etc.)

Risk Management
(Models for managing risk; HACCP, FMEA case studies, hands-on approaches, Use of Design of Experiments in managing risks associated with changes and product development, CAPA programs, root cause analysis, use of comparability protocols etc.)


Submissions should state:

• Presenter
• Title
• Company
• Full address
• Phone, fax and e-mail address of presenter
• Presenter's biography (<100 words)
• Co-presenters
• Title
• Company
• Full address
• Phone, fax and e-mail address of co-presenter
• Co-presenter's biography (<100 words)
• Proposal title
• Target audience (by job titles, department and specialty areas)
• Session description
• Objective for the session
• Rationale: An explanation of how the participant and the organization will benefit from this session (<100 words)
Upon review by the program committee, submitters will be advised in writing of the status of their abstracts after May 30th 2006.

PDA will provide one complimentary meeting registration per presentation. Additional presenters will be required to pay appropriate conference registration fees. With the exception of regulatory speakers, all presenters are responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to:


For more information or contact Naama at BioForum Tel: 08-9409085 E-mail: naama@bioforum.org.il