Two of our favorite shows to cover during the fall conference season are the ISPE and AAPS annual meetings. Unfortunately, this year they came at exactly the same time. As ISPE kicked off earlier this week in San Diego, AAPS goers were flying into LA just up the coast.
Last week posed a scheduling quandary for anyone interested in Pharmaceutical Quality by Design and Process Analytical Technologies. Three important meetings were taking place....of course, the AAPS annual meeting in Atlanta, but also the Eastern Analytical Symposium and....the American Institute of Chemical Engineers meeting in Philadelphia.
Building a "world class" organization requires true teamwork. However, in many situations this teamwork is just a myth. Most employees can recall almost a dozen negative teamwork stories for every positive one. Investing in total employee involvement (TEI) can help change this situation, according to David Gootnick at the AAPS...
In May of 2007, the FDA added the Critical Path Initiative (CPI) for generic drug development. Still in its infancy, the framework hopes to eventually clear some of the roadblocks in the generic development process.
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) has announced its 2007 AAPS Fellows, cited for making "remarkable scholarly and research contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences." They will be recognized at the group's annual meeting this week in San Diego, which Bill Swichtenberg will be attending.