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New Life Science Track at the 2023 ISTA European Packaging Symposium

The 9th edition of the ISTA European Packaging Symposium will be held 27-28 September 2023, in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel. Hear from speakers on pharmaceutical lane risk assessments, navigating green regulations, and more.

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Join ISTA in Amsterdam to gain insights into today's hot topics and discover innovative solutions shaping the future of transport packaging. The  ISTA European Packaging Symposium takes place Sept. 27-28 in Amsterdam, at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel.

Here, we profile the new dedicated track on Temperature-Sensitive Life Science Product Distribution. 

Early-bird registration ends on August 31st. Register here. 

23 Euro Sym Toto

  • Data Driven Lane Risk Assessments for Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Shipments – Serena Toto, Validaide
  • Shorten Time-to-Qualification-Approval (TQA) through Thermal Simulation Modelling – Shane Cremin, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD); Stefan Braun, SmartCAE; Morris Roseman, Sonoco Thermosafe
  • Performance of Thermal Shipping Systems Following Distribution – Nora Crivello, WESTPAK, Inc.
  • Considerations for Mechanical Testing of Biologics – Eric Joneson, Lansmont
  • ISTA Pharma Committee Overview – TJ Rizzo, ISTA Pharma Committee Chair
  • GDP-UCI - Rethinking Pharmaceutical Good Distribution Practice – Richard Peck, RP Pharma Consulting Ltd
  • Best Practices to Evaluate the True Performance of Thermal Covers, Technical Insights & Case Study – Bryan Cardis & Kristof De Smedt, Cold Chain Technologies
  • Breakout Session – Risk Assessment, Thermal Modelling, Mechanical Testing, Sustainability 23 Euro Sym Van Loo
  • Circular Economy for Temperature Monitors – Jeroen van Loo, ELPRO-BUCHS AG
  • Evolution of packaging legislation: Navigating the European Green Deal – Paolo Campanella, FEAD-European Waste Management Association

Panel Discussions:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Thermal Simulation
  • Mechanical Testing
  • Sustainable Packaging Design & Physical Testing
  • Near Real-time Temperature & Location Tracking


ISTA Packaging Dynamics Professional (ISTA PDP) Certification

In-Person Training

Don't miss the unique opportunity to attend this first-ever in Europe, in-person ISTA Packaging Dynamics Professional (ISTA PDP) training on September 26, just before the Symposium. Complete all six courses required for ISTA PDP Certification in one comprehensive training! 

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