Analysis for the Pharmaceutical Industry 

With a special focus on Process Analytical Technology in the Manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients  

New: Conference Programme Now Available Online


Dublin institute of Technology: Fri 16th March 2007: 9am - 1.30pm

Dublin Institute of Technology - Kevin Street Campus

The School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences in association with the Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Analytical Division, the Society of Chemistry and Industry and the Irish Chemistry Institute  is pleased to host a half day conference on Pharmaceutical Analysis.

This is a conference aimed at students, academics working in all areas of pharmaceutical analysis and industrial researchers. It's aim is to present the best of current technologies available to pharmaceutical analysts.


A registration form (MS Word Document) is available here.

The cost of the meeting for members of the RSC or Institute of Chemistry or Society of Chemical Industry is € 60. The fee for non-members is € 80.

The student fee is waived, but registration is required.

Those attending both this event and the Modern Techniques in Forensic Analysis event on Friday 15th March can do so for a combined fee of €140 (non-members), €100 (members).

Programme Details

Invited Speakers:

Dr Alan Pearson, Merck: PAT in API, A manufacturing perspective

Prof Stephen Bell, Queen's University Belfast, Pharmaceutical Raman Analysis

Dr Lynn Gallagher, Wyeth, Impact of the PAT Initiative on the Pharmaceutical Industry

Dr Adrian Daly, Pfizer, Use of PAT as an enabler to Right First Time in Pfizer API Manufacturing

Dr Scott McMillen, Wyeth, Characterisation of Glycoproteins 

A conference dinner will be held in the Fitzwilliam Hotel on Thursday 15th March, with guest speaker Prof Marie Cassidy. The cost of dinner is €50. Please register for the dinner using the form available here.


The conference will be held in the FOCAS Institute at the rear of the Kevin St site. A location map is available here.

There is no parking available on the Kevin St site. On street parking is available (€2.50 per hour) on nearby streets or parking is available in nearby multi-story car-parks (eg St Stephen's Green (approximately €30 per day)

Organising Committee

Dr. John Cassidy (DIT)
Dr John Fox (DIT)
Dr. Michael Seery (DIT)
RSC Ireland Analytical Division (Dr. Martin Brennan)
ICI (Dr Donal Coveney)
SCI (Dr David Birkett)