Contacts and Conferences

Aerosol School

Aerosol Research Lab, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
50 Charlton Ave E., T2135
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 4A6
Tel. +1 905-522-1155 x33597
Website: www.aerosolschool.com

A 3-day program, teaching measurements and techniques for characterizing medical aerosols that are used by pharma, regulatory and academic labs. Practical hands-on lab experience is included.

The Aerosol Society

P.O. Box 34, Portishead,
North Somerset, BS20 7FE, UK
Tel. +44 1275 818666
Website: www.aerosol-soc.com

Organizers of Drug Delivery to the Lungs (DDL) and other aerosol science conferences, as well as offering funding and grants to researchers in this field.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
AAPS Inhalation and Nasal Community (AAPS INC)

2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201, US
Tel. +1 703-243-2800
Website: www.aaps.org

AAPS provides an international forum, helping exchange knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to health, by offering scientific programs, ongoing education, networking and professional development.

Association of Inhalation Toxicologists (AIT)

Website: www.aitoxicology.org

The Association of Inhalation Toxicologists promotes open discussion, exchange of ideas and presentation of high quality scientific research in the field of inhalation toxicology.

British Society of Toxicological Pathology (BSTP)

Website: www.bstp.org.uk

The BSTP is a registered charity, established to advance all aspects of toxicologic and experimental pathology for pathologists, toxicologists and bioscientists through continuing educational programs.

Drug Delivery Partnerships

Tel. +1 212 600 3450
Website: https://informaconnect.com/biopharm-america/drug-delivery-partnerships

The Drug Delivery Partnerships Conference, which includes virtual content, is part of Biotech Week Boston and is presented by BioPharma America Digital, Informa Connect and the EBD Group.

European Pharmaceutical Aerosol Group (EPAG)

Website: www.epag.co.uk

EPAG is a non-profit consortium of pharmaceutical companies and a valued contributor to the pulmonary and nasal product development and regulation arena.

Inhalation & Respiratory Drug Delivery

Rua General Torres 1220, Office 63, V. N.
Gaia, Portugal
Tel. + 351 221 102 132
Website: www.biotechpharmasummit.com

Part of the BioTech Pharma Summit, Inhalation & Respiratory Drug Delivery offers a variety of inhalation-related presentations by academic and industry speakers, and includes virtual content.

International Pharmaceutical Aerosol Consortium (IPAC)

1500 K Street NW
Washington, DC, 20005, US
Tel. +1 202-230-5133
Website: www.ipacinhaler.org

IPAC seeks to ensure that global environmental policies relevant to inhaled therapies appropriately balance both patient care and sustainability objectives.

International Pharmaceutical Aerosol Consortium on Regulation and Science (IPAC-RS)

1500 K Street NW
Washington, DC, 20005, US
Tel. +1 202-230-5607
Website: www.ipacrs.org

IPAC-RS is an international association focused on the advancement of scientifically driven approaches that enhance product quality of OINDPs for the benefit of patients.

International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM)

e.V., Stockumer Straße 30, D-59368
Werne, Germany
Tel. +49 2389 9038905
Website: www.isam.org

ISAM advances the exchange of information on aerosol research in medicine. It organizes international congresses, workshops, etc. and has an official journal for publications.

Management Forum

10-12 Rivington Street
London, EC2A 3DU, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2077 494730
Website: https://management-forum.co.uk

Management Forum offers inhalation-related training courses with virtual and bespoke options. Topics include nasal drug delivery, metered dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers and inhaled drug delivery.

Medicon Valley Inhalation Consortium (MVIC)

Medicon Village, The Spark
Scheeletorget 1
Lund, 22381, Sweden
Tel. +46 70 2266240
Website: www.mvic.se

MVIC’s work includes presentation of the Medicon Valley Inhalation Symposium and Workshop. The symposium features lectures while the workshop is designed for those who are new to inhalation.

Oxford Global

Tel. +44 1865 248455
UK Website: https://www.oxfordglobal.co.uk/formulation-delivery-series-uk/inhalation/
US Website: https://www.oxfordglobal.co.uk/formulation-delivery-series-us/inhalation/

Oxford Global presents the Inhalation & Respiratory Drug Delivery Congress in the United Kingdom and the United States. Both events are part of their Formulation & Delivery Series.

Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI)

1500 K Street NW
Washington, DC, 20005, US
Tel. +1 202-230-5607
Website: www.pqri.org

A non-profit consortium of organizations, including standard setting and regulatory agencies, working to generate and share timely, relevant and impactful information that advances drug product quality, manufacturing and regulation.

Pulmonary Drug Delivery (PDD)

Trinity College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 896 2441
Website: www.pulmonarydrugdelivery.org

The Pulmonary Drug Delivery (PDD) workshop series provides a forum for discussing research and engaging in new collaborative efforts in a casual setting. It currently alternates annually between Dublin and Istanbul.

Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®)

Virginia Biotechnology Research Center
800 East Leigh Street, Suite 206-10
Richmond, VA 23219, US
Tel. +1 804-827-1490
Website: www.rddonline.com

Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®) organizes highly regarded conferences focused on pulmonary and nasal product development, regulation and commercialization in the US, Europe and Asia. Scientific excellence and unparalleled networking are hallmarks of the RDD conference series.

SimInhale

University of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537
1678 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel. +1 357 22 893514
Website: www.siminhale-cost.eu

A pan-European network of researchers and industry experts working together in computer simulations, particle design and aerosolization, device and formulation integration, toxicity and other areas.


Updates

AAPS Formulation Design and Development (FDD) Section

AAPS FDD: 2014 Annual Meeting features a session on combination products, April 2015

AAPS Inhalation and Nasal Technology Focus Group (INTFG)

An introduction to the AAPS Inhalation and Nasal Technology Focus Group (INTFG), August 2011

An update from the AAPS Inhalation Nasal and Technology Focus Group (INTFG), June 2012

INTFG reviews 2012 activities, previews 2013, April 2013

INTFG hosts joint workshops and special presentations, June 2014

INTFG update: iBCS Workshop and recent activities, December 2015

INTFG to support three sessions at 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting, October 2016

INTFG: Evolving to meet the needs of its scientific community, February 2018

The INTFG: Becoming an AAPS community and a call for volunteers, April 2019

Aerosol Society

An introduction to the Aerosol Society, December 2011

The Aerosol Society: 26 years supporting the study of airborne particles, December 2012

The Aerosol Society: DDL24 and the Society’s missions, October 2013

Aerosol Society to host Drug Delivery to the Lungs silver jubilee conference, August 2014

Origins of the Drug Delivery to the Lungs Conferences, August 2015

The Aerosol Society: DDL27 and additional events, August 2016

DDL2017 and additional activities of The Aerosol Society, August 2017

The Aerosol Society: DDL2018, student support and educational events, August 2018

The Aerosol Society: DDL2019—Celebrating 30 years of the Drug Delivery to the Lungs Conference, August 2019

The Aerosol Society and Drug Delivery to the Lungs 2020, June 2020

The DDL Conference: Supporting young scientists and recognizing achievement since 1989, December 2020

The Aerosol Society—Bringing academia, research and industry together for more than 30 years, August 2021

Association of Inhalation Toxicologists (AIT)

An introduction to the Association of Inhalation Toxicologists (AIT), June 2017

A 2020 update from the Association of Inhalation Toxicologists (AIT), October 2020

Drugs in the Lungs (DITL)

An introduction to Drugs in the Lungs, April 2012

Drugs in the Lungs Network: Recent and future symposiums, June 2013

An update on activities of the Drugs in the Lung Network, October 2014

Drugs in the Lungs: Recent workshops and events, April 2016

Research activities following a Drugs in the Lungs Network workshop on induced alveolar macrophage responses, June 2018

European Pharmaceutical Aerosol Group (EPAG)

An introduction to the European Pharmaceutical Aerosol Group (EPAG), June 2011

A review of the European Pharmaceutical Aerosol Group (EPAG) technical subteams, August 2012

EPAG: At 15th anniversary, EPAG expands membership, sets new goals, April 2014

A brief update from EPAG, June 2016

The European Pharmaceutical Aerosol Group (EPAG): An update on recent activities, February 2021

Inhalation Drug Delivery Association (IDDA)

An introduction to the Inhalation Drug Delivery Association (IDDA), June 2015

The Inhalation Drug Delivery Association (IDDA) China, April 2017

An update from the Inhalation Drug Delivery Association (IDDA) of the Chinese Society of Particuology, June 2019

International Pharmaceutical Aerosol Consortium on Regulation and Science (IPAC-RS)

An introduction to the International Pharmaceutical Aerosol Consortium on Regulation and Science (IPAC-RS), October 2011

An IPAC-RS update: A practitioner’s perspective on human factors, October 2012

An IPAC-RS update: Delivery Systems, L&E and GRRO, August 2013

Inhaler adherence is everyone’s responsibility: Conclusions of the IPAC-RS Patient Concordance Initiative, December 2013

An IPAC-RS update: Events and GRRO, Cascade Impaction and Device working groups, December 2014

IPAC-RS: 15 years of research, advocacy and consensus building, February 2016

Abbreviated impactor measurement (AIM) and efficient data analysis (EDA) concepts: Current questions and future considerations, February 2016

An update on the activities of IPAC-RS, December 2017

IPAC-RS: An update on recent activities, February 2019

IPAC-RS: An update on recent activities, February 2020

IPAC-RS Regulatory Roundtable Series: A conversation with the US FDA: Perspectives in the time of COVID-19, June 2021

International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM)

An introduction to the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM), February 2012

International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) to host ISAM 2013 Congress, February 2013

ISAM 2013 Congress Symposium on In Vitro/In Vivo Assessment of Inhaled Drugs: Science and Regulatory Issues for Consideration, December 2013

ISAM: A wrap-up of 2013 and a look at future projects, February 2014

ISAM: The next Congress and 2014, 2015 activities, February 2015

ISAM’s activities and the 21st ISAM Congress, February 2017

ISAM: 2018 highlights and a preview of the 2019 Congress, December 2018

ISAM: 2019 highlights and a preview of 2020 activities, April 2020

ISAM: 2020 highlights and a preview of the 2021 Congress, April 2021

Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI)

An introduction to the Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI), December 2019

The Product Quality Research Institute: Its continued journey of excellence, December 2021

Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®)

The Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®) Conferences, October 2015

The Respiratory Drug Delivery Conferences: Feedback and the future, October 2017

The Respiratory Drug Delivery Conferences: Cascade impaction is not just for aerosols anymore, October 2018

Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD®) Conferences focus on combination products, October 2019

The Respiratory Drug Delivery Conferences: Digitally Augmented, August 2020

Respiratory Drug Delivery 2022: Bringing the respiratory world together in person and virtually, October 2021

Siminhale — European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

Introducing European COST Action—Siminhale, June 2016

An update on the activities of European COST Action SimInhale, April 2018