Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group
biological engineering professionals

Events 2016

Date: 22 February 2016
Location: United Kingdom
Description: Automation has the potential to enhance throughput of an organisations operations through realising greater efficiencies, reduced timeframes and reduce/remove human error.
Date: 19 April 2016
Location: Online
Description: An online presentation by vaccines expert Dr Tarit Mukhopadhyay aimed at process engineers and scientists in industry and research developing vaccines and other biotech pharmaceuticals. Members of IChemE's Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar free of charge, and view the slides. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 06 May 2016
Location: United Kingdom
Description: Site visit will provide an opportunity for members to see the latest biomanufacturing facilities.
Date: 06 June 2016
Location: Online
Description: An online presentation by Dr Brenda Parker aimed at members in the industrial biotechnology, pharmaceutical, natural product and water industry sectors.
Members of the Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar, and view the slides, free of charge. Visit the Resources area on the group's website, and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 24 June 2016
Location: Online
Description: The Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group's AGM was held online via GoToWebinar, on 24 June 2016. Members of the Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group can replay a recording of the AGM. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 12 September 2016
Location: Ireland
Description: The Young Researchers' Meeting brings together early career researchers from disciplines including industrial biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals and regenerative medicine. It will give you an opportunity to present your work to your peers, to inform career decisions and learn how to get the next position you want.
Date: 12 September 2016
Location: Webinar
Description: What is cognitive computing? What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? What is cognitive IoT? Colin Williams, IBM will explore these topics during this presentation on An Introduction to Cognitive Computing and the Cognitive Internet of Things. This 60-minute webinar from IChemE's Process Management and Control Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 13 September 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute online talk aimed at engineers, students and decision-makers who are curious about the potential of bioenergy, given by Professor Richard Murphy of the Centre for Environmental Strategy at the University of Surrey, UK. Organised by IChemE's Sustainability Special Interest Group; free of charge and open to all.
Date: 16 September 2016
Ends: 22 September 2016
Location: Europe
Description: The 2016 Brac Bioprocess Engineering course will again be held on the on the Island of Brac, Croatia in the Adriatic Sea. The last, held in 2014, was the 25th anniversary of this long-running, highly successful series of courses and the next one will take place in Bol, the most beautiful and famous place on the Island.
Date: 20 September 2016
Ends: 20 September 2016
Location: United Kingdom
Description: The ISPE UK Southern Region would like to invite you to a networking event with a twist: a chance to see behind the scenes of the famous Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Your chance to learn what happens in a working distillery with their Hosted Experience. Bombay Sapphire is a “gold standard” BREEAM award sustainable facility and this Engineering and Operational excellence is in evidenced throughout the facility tour and will be of interest to all ISPE members.
Itinerary
4.00 pm – Guests arrive into main entrance hall and head straight into the Hosted experience (max capacity is 30 guests split into 2 groups).
5.30 pm – Finger buffet available on the reserved Mezzanine area. A complimentary cocktail can be ordered at the bar and further purchases of cocktails (alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks are available) at the bar may be made throughout the evening.
8.00 pm – Mill Bar/Distillery closes and we disperse.
This informal social event is the chance to let your hair down a little and we hope very much that you will come along and enjoy renewing old friendships and meeting new colleagues.
ISPE have kindly offered to open up two of their upcoming events to IChemE and IMechE members, at their discounted rate
Date: 05 October 2016
Ends: 10 May 2016
Location: United Kingdom
Description: The ISPE UK Affiliate is organising a special One-Day Workshop on the ISO Cleanroom Standards.
On the 15th December 2015, revised ISO 14644-1 and 2:2015 standards were published. The ISPE UK Affiliate will be running a 1-day workshop on the new
standards
The programme will be adjusted according to the number of attendees but will aim to cover the following key points:
Classification and monitoiring air cleanliness by particle number concentration. Learn about the development and use of the NEW Revised BS EN ISO 14644-1&2: 2015 and their integration with Annex 1 of the EU GMP for sterile products.
Overview of the Work Of ISO TC209.
Review of the ISO 14644 and 14698 family
Detailed look at the new classification and monitoring requirements, including how to deal with 5 micron particles in the EU GMP
Review of the anticipated changes to Annex 1 of the EU GMP
Practical workshop session on classification of a sterile production cleanroom
Date: 19 October 2016
Location: Webinar
Description: This one hour presentation by IChemE's Water Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 17 November 2016
Location: Webinar
Description: This one hour presentation by IChemE's Water Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 13 December 2016
Location: Singapore
Description: Evening meeting in Singapore, with a series presentation by Dr Ng Yuen Ling (Newcastle University, Singapore), Anand Saravane (Millan Pte Ltd.) and Paul Si (Novartis), and organised by IChemE's Pharmaceutical Special Interest Group. This event is free to all.
Date: 14 December 2016
Location: Online
Description: Sharpen your tendering skills and receive expert guidance on how to write successful business proposals from Harold Lewis - author of the best-selling book 'Bids, Tenders & Proposals: Winning Business through Best Practice'.

This 60-minute webinar from IChemE's Consultancy Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 15 December 2016
Location: Webinar
Description: An overview of the manufacture of pharmaceutical solid dosage forms which is covered by 2 separate webinars. The focus of this overview is those aspect chemical engineers and facility designers and operators can influence. It does not cover formulation development. It also focuses on conventional batch processing only. This 60 minute webinar is free-of-charge and open to all.

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