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Second Industry Forum on Good Manufacturing Practice - GMP²

2019 GMP Forum

7 August 2019

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), in conjunction with the RACI, ARCS, PDA and ISPE, invites you to attend the second annual Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Forum, GMP2

The Forum provides an opportunity to learn about good manufacturing practice relating to prescription, over-the-counter and complementary medicines.

Who should attend

Individuals with an interest in GMP for medicines, including:

  • personnel involved in quality assurance, regulation, risk assessment of medicines
  • personnel employed by sponsors and manufacturers of medicines
  • active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers
  • regulatory consultants in the therapeutic goods industry
  • personnel involved in medicine-based small and medium enterprises

Forum details

  • Date: Thursday, 21 November 2019
  • Time: 8:15am - 6:00pm AEDT
  • Location: The Pullman Melbourne Albert Park (the Pullman), 65 Queens Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004.
  • Registration:
    • Before Friday 18 October 2019
      • RACI - ARCS - PDA - ISPE members - $170
      • Non-members - $200
    • After 18 October 2019 - $430

    Fees are inclusive of GST

    Registrations close Friday 1 November 2019.

  • Included: Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and networking drinks and canapes from 5pm


The online registration form will provide instructions on payment processing.

Payment will be accepted by credit card only through the TGA BPOINT site.

Please note the BPOINT receipt number must be recorded and entered where prompted in the registration form to complete the registration process.

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Pullman Melbourne Albert Park offers the following conference rate for GMP Forum guests staying 20 and/or 21 November 2019.

Pullman Guest room: $250.00 per room per night, including:

  • one full hot buffet breakfast served in the Windows Restaurant
  • complimentary WiFi

Additional breakfasts may be added at the time of booking for $25.00 per person.

To secure the conference rate, bookings must be made by phone directly with the Pullman's Reservations on 03 8554 2528, quoting the "Department of Health/TGA Conference".

It is recommended that delegates book accommodation as early as possible as Melbourne will also be hosting a major international event at this time.

Further information, including a first draft of the Forum program will soon be published.

'Meeting your obligations' workshop

In addition to the GMP Forum, SME Assist will be presenting a 'Meeting your obligations' workshop in Melbourne on the preceding day, Wednesday, 20 November 2019 from 1.00pm - 4.30pm. Further details are available at 'Meeting your obligations' workshop Melbourne.

Further enquiries

For further enquiries, please contact Ms Karen Sivonen, Manufacturing Quality Branch on 02 6221 6831 (tel), 02 02 6203 1451 (fax) or by email