PIC/S Seminar 2016:
Inspectorates of the Future

6 - 8 July 2016, Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) UK is honoured to be the host of the 2016 PIC/S Seminar. This is an annual international event attended by both member and non-member authorities of the Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC Scheme). The theme of the PIC/S 2016 Annual Seminar is "Inspectorates of the Future".

There are many factors affecting the work that Inspectorates do and what factors will drive them to do things differently in the future. This seminar will explore the current landscape with regard to inspection findings and trendings, with a particular focus on data integrity issues and then look to see what changes Industry have on the horizon. It will then also explore how various Inspectorates are collaborating on a number of topics and look to establish best practice for risk based inspections and compliance management. Finally, the seminar will look to what in the future PIC/S will be doing to support Inspector education through the PIA and also the PIC/S vision to 2020.

Dates and Location
The seminar, taking place from 6th to 8th July will be held at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), Manchester.

The Executive Bureau and Committee Meeting will also be held at MOSI on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th July.

Agenda


Presenters may be subject to change.

Tuesday 5 July


Inspection trends and future developments

Wednesday 6 July


Inspectorates of the Future

Thursday 7 July


A New Dawn

Friday 8 July

Registration


Fees


PIC/S Members PIC/S Applicant or Pre-applicant PIC/S Partners Non-PIC/S Members
PIC/S Seminar and PIC/S Committee
(including invitation to the PIC/S Seminar Welcome Drinks Reception and PIC/S Seminar Dinner)
£805.00
(£966.00 inc VAT)
£825.00
(£990.00 inc VAT)
£910.00
(£1,092.00 inc VAT)
Ticket not available
PIC/S Seminar only
(including invitation to the PIC/S Seminar Welcome Drinks Reception and PIC/S Seminar Dinner)
£655.00
(£786.00 inc VAT)
£675.00
(£810.00 inc VAT)
£760.00
(£912.00 inc VAT)
£760.00
(£912.00 inc VAT)
PIC/S Committee only
(including invitation to the PIC/S Seminar Welcome Drinks Reception, but not the PIC/S Seminar Dinner)
£255.00
(£306.00 inc VAT)
£275.00
(£330.00 inc VAT)
£310.00
(£372.00 inc VAT)
Ticket not available

The fees shown above include the PIC/S registration fee. A breakdown will be shown on your invoice.


This is a closed event for Regulators only. Non-regulators will not be considered and should not register. A registration is only deemed accepted following the issue of an official confirmation letter from the host, the MHRA.

For the Seminar, PIC/S Members,(Pre-) Applicants and Partners may register up to 10 participants, non-Members up to 5 participants. Registrations are granted on a first-come, first-served basis. For the Committee meeting, which is open only to PIC/S Members, (Pre-)Applicants and Partners, PIC/S rules provide that in principle only 1 maximum 2 representatives are allowed per Authority. Authorities wishing to register more than 1 Committee representative are invited to contact the Secretariat (jeffrey.hodgson@picscheme.org). Additional Committee representatives will be seated on second row at the Committee meeting.

Participation fees must be paid in full before the event.

Payment by debit or credit card can be made at the time of registration, which will secure your place at the event, subject to your eligibility being confirmed by the PIC/S Secretariat and the host, the MHRA.

Alternatively, an offline payment can be made by bank transfer, but it is a strict requirement that your payment is received by the organisers by Friday 17 June 2016 (2-weeks before the event).

You will pay for your own travel and accommodation expenses.

We recommend that you do not confirm your travel until your receive your official acceptance letter from the host, the MHRA, and following the completion of any visa applications which you may be required to make.

Group Booking Discount

A group booking discount is available to members and non-members wishing to attend the PIC/S Seminar.

Buy 3 seminar tickets and receive 1 seminar ticket free* (4 tickets in total)
Or
Buy 6 seminar tickets and receive 3 seminar tickets free* (9 tickets total)

If you wish to take advantage of this offer, please purchase the Seminar tickets for the paying places only, using the online registration process below.

Full payment must be made before the free seminar ticket(s) will be released. You will receive an email containing a special registration link to complete the booking for your free seminar ticket(s).

* The PIC/S registration fee will be charged on all tickets, including free seminar tickets.

PIC/S Members PIC/S Applicant or Pre-applicant PIC/S Partners Non-PIC/S Members
PIC/S Registration Fee £55.00
(£66.00 inc VAT)
£75.00
(£90.00 inc VAT)
£110.00
(£132.00 inc VAT)
£110.00
(£132.00 inc VAT)

Click here to book your place


VAT: refunds for non-EU businesses visiting the UK

VAT is payable on most goods and services you buy in the UK. The VAT refund scheme can be used to reclaim VAT if you’re registered as a business in a non-EU country and bought the goods or services to use in your business.

For further information please go to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/vat-refunds-for-non-eu-businesses-visiting-the-uk

Substitutions or Cancellations

Substitutions are acceptable at any time, at no extra charge but details must be sent in advance by email to pics2016@glasgows.co.uk.

Cancellations received in writing more than 21 days prior to the event (last cancellation date is Friday 10 June 2016) will be issued a refund of their registration fee minus a £50.00 + VAT cancellation charge.

Cancellations received 21 days or less prior to the event (after Friday 10 June 2016) will not receive a refund.

To view the complete terms and conditions of booking, please click here.

Visa Applications

You may require a visa to come to the UK. To check if you need a UK visa, please go to https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.

Travel Tips

Useful travel tips and advice to help you during your trip can be viewed by clicking here.

Venue

Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

Liverpool Road
Castlefield
Manchester
M3 4FP

www.mosi.org.uk
0161 832 2244


Arriving by plane
Manchester Airport is a 20 minute taxi ride from the city centre. Black cab taxis are available from all airport terminals for ease of travel either to or from the airport.

Fares for any journey inside the Manchester Licensed Area will be shown on the meter inside the taxi.

All terminals link to Manchester Airport's train station, which provides fast and frequent services to the city centre. For service times and prices, please go to www.nationalrail.co.uk

Arriving by train
The nearest railway station is Deansgate, which links to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road railway stations.

MOSI is a short walk from all mainline stations within Manchester City Centre or by the free Metroshuttle city bus.

Car parking
There is no on-site parking available at MOSI. There are several car parks within 5 minutes' walk from the museum. The nearest NCP car park is the Great Northern car park.

If you are travelling into the city from the motorway, head towards Manchester and look for the brown tourist signs directing you to the Museum of Science & Industry.

Disabled car parking
There are 3 spaces for Blue Badge holders on Lower Byrom Street next to the main entrance.

Further travel and venue details are available by clicking here.

Accommodation


Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel

Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
Water Street
Manchester
M3 4JQ
Marriott Victoria & Albert website

£119.00 sole occupancy including breakfast per night
£129.00 double occupancy room including breakfast per night

Special event rate available until 13 May 2016 - Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to arrival

Accommodation at the special event rate is now subject to availability and guests should make contact direct with the hotel to stephanie.hume@thevandamanchester.co.uk or lauren.whitehead@thevandamanchester.co.uk.



Hilton Manchester Deansgate

Hilton Manchester Deansgate
303 Deansgate
Manchester
M3 4LQ
Hilton Manchester Deansgate website

£125.00 sole occupancy including breakfast per night
£135.00 double occupancy room including breakfast per night
£165.00 king deluxe room including breakfast per night

Special event rate available until 3 June 2016 - Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to arrival

To book the special event rate by telephone:

  1. Contact the hotel on +44 (0)161 870 1600
  2. Press option 1 for reservations then option 2 for Individual Reservations
  3. Caller will be connected to a Reservations Agent please give date of arrival and quote your unique booking code - PICS16

To book the special event rate by website:
Go to www.manchesterdeansgate.hilton.com

  1. Select the required date of stay (please note - the special rate is valid through Sunday 3 to Thursday 7 July inclusive)
  2. Select "more options" followed by "add special rate plan"
  3. In the Group Code box, enter your unique booking code - PICS16
  4. Select "Check rooms and rates"
  5. Guests to complete all required fields in order to confirm the reservation

Accommodation at the special event rate is now subject to availability and guests should make contact direct with the hotel.



INNSIDE Manchester

INNSIDE Manchester
1 First Street
Manchester
M15 4RP
INNSIDE website

£125.00 sole occupancy including breakfast per night
£135.00 double occupancy room including breakfast per night
£165.00 sole occupancy superior room including breakfast per night
£175.00 double occupancy superior room including breakfast per night

Special event rate available until 15 June 2016 - Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to arrival

To book the special event rate please download the booking form, enter your requirements and return the completed form direct to the hotel: Booking form [PDF]



Jurys Manchester

Jurys Manchester
Great Bridgewater St
Manchester
M1 5LE
Jurys Manchester website

£99.00 sole occupancy including breakfast per night
£109.00 double occupancy room including breakfast per night

Special event rate available until 27 June 2016 - Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to arrival

To book the special event rate by telephone:

  1. Contact Laura Hambleton at the hotel on +44 (0)161 953 8809
  2. Quote PICS20040716 when making your booking

To book the special event rate by email:

  1. Email Laura Hambleton at laura_hambleton@jurysinns.com
  2. State your requirements, dates of arrival and departure, and quote PICS20040716



To view alternative hotels and accommodation providers in Manchester, please go to https://www.visitmanchester.com/stay/

Contact

MHRA have appointed Glasgows to organise the event and host the online registration process.

For more information about other MHRA events please visit the conference and education section of the MHRA website: www.mhra.gov.uk

Please direct all enquiries to Glasgows at the following:
+44 (0)1772 767729
pics2016@glasgows.co.uk

Glasgows
81-91 Waterloo Road
Preston
PR2 1BH
United Kingdom

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