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International Conference on the ‘EDQM & European Pharmacopoeia: State-of-the-Art Science for Tomorrow’s Medicines’

European Pharmacopoeia
19 June 2019 to 20 June 2019
Strasbourg, France

  • Introduction

To celebrate the publication of the 10th Edition of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) and the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCLs) and the Certification of suitability to the monographs of the European Pharmacopoeia procedure, the EDQM is organising an international conference in Strasbourg on 19-20 June 2019 under the auspices of the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

The aim of this conference is to bring leading scientists and experts together to exchange their views and share their experiences on all aspects of the quality of medicines.

  • Programme Overview

The two-day conference will include two plenary sessions and seven workshops on Impurities, Biotherapeutics, General Methods, Finished Product Monographs, Certification, the 3Rs and ATMPs and the OMCL Network.

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The speakers’ panel will bring together regulators, industry, public health authorities and other key stakeholders from around the world to discuss the challenges and issues surrounding the quality of medicines.There will also be many opportunities to meet  experts and EDQM staff involved in the activities, to ask them questions directly, to network, to share your views and opinions with other participants and also to play an active role in the development of a framework to meet future needs.

The conference will be a great opportunity to further enhance your knowledge of recent changes and current developments in the European Pharmacopoeia.  Do not miss this unique chance to help pave the way of the future European Pharmacopoeia!

  • Who should attend?

This conference should be attended by professionals from the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies and academic institutions.


  • Conference Poster Session - Meet the Author

The Poster Session will be a major component of the conference and it offers a great opportunity to communicate ongoing research, new projects and results in a dynamic way to an international audience.  Posters can address any topic related to the theme of the conference or to the workshops and they will be on display for the entire duration of the conference.

If you are interested in participating, please compete the Poster Submission Form and send it to the Public Relations Division at: prdd(at) by 30th April 2019.  Reception of the submission will be acknowledged by email. The submission will be reviewed and applicants will be informed by 10th May 2019 if their poster is accepted. Applicants must register for the conference.

In addition, applicants will be invited to stand at or near by their poster for a short period during the conference so that the participants will have the opportunity to talk to the presenter about their poster and answer questions regarding their work.

Please read the following guidelines before you begin to create your poster presentation: Guidelines for Poster Presentations.

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