Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation

Selected as the featured charity for the Life Sciences Technology Conference

The Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter (CaSA) of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) announced that the organization has selected a featured charity for the 23rd Annual ISPE-CaSA Life Sciences Technology Conference. The conference will be held on Thursday, March 31, at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC.

Receptions for Research, the Greg Olsen Foundation will be the featured charity for 2016. The Conference will be highlighting The HEARTest Yard initiative which offers assistance to families as they settle into their new lives as parents of children with congenital heart disease. More information about the charity can be found on the Conference website.

Conference participants will have the opportunity to add to the Chapter donation by participating in the charity raffle. The raffle will showcase over 30 prizes donated by exhibiting companies.

The early bird deadline of February 29th for attendees is fast approaching. On March 1 the cost for attendance will be $65 for ISPE members and $75 for non-members. The 2015 Conference had over 1,000 attendees and over 200 exhibitors.

The 2016 Conference will feature 7 educational tracks. There will be a track for Students and Young Professionals and a track featuring the NC Biomanufacturing and Process Development Intellectual Exchange Group (NC BPD) from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

The Conference website ( includes details on hotel accommodations, educational sessions, directions to the Conference and more.

About ISPE-CaSA:
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members through leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the pharmaceutical lifecycle. The 20,000 Members of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe and effective pharmaceutical and biologic medicines and medical delivery devices in more than 90 countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has its worldwide headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA. Visit for more information.

ISPE Carolina-South Atlantic (ISPE-CaSA) is one of the largest and most active chapters of more than ISPE 30 North American Chapters and worldwide Affiliates and a not-for-profit volunteer society of technical professionals who apply their practical knowledge in the regulated pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. The Chapter is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its nearly 1300 members through the exchange of ideas and practical experience.

The ISPE-CaSA Life Sciences Technology Conference, held annually each spring in Raleigh, NC, includes trade exhibits, scientific educational sessions, social/meal functions, a poster session, non-profit and academic displays, and career development.

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