The Annual Symposium & Exhibition is a one-day biopharmaceutical show in Philadelphia, PA, offering plenty of opportunities to advance your business and career. The conference features a large exhibition hall, two educational stages, a career fair, an evening networking party, and free stadium tours. To ensure the success of the Delaware Valley Chapter, we focus on making the Symposium & Exhibition a valuable and worthwhile event for every participant.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals at all levels of the life sciences industry, from emerging professionals to the most senior executives, should attend. This includes people involved with: research and development; manufacturing; special interest groups; pharmaceutical industry equipment; design, construction, and CQV service providers; and regulatory professionals.

What Will I Get From Attending?

  • Raise your level of technical knowledge through peer-reviewed non-commercial education content from recognized experts in the field
  • Expand your professional network throughout the conference in educational sessions, the exhibit hall, stadium tour, and a networking party
  • Enhance your individual and company’s recognition among industry colleagues through face-to-face interaction
  • Learn about job opportunities during the discreet career fair

Advanced registration is free until Friday, May 5thLate registrants and walk-ins will be charged $20.00 per person at the door. ISPE DVC accepts cash, credit cards, PayPal, and Venmo.

Event Schedule

  • CEU Morning Education Event (Separate Registration Required - see below) 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Set-Up: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Exhibit Hall Open: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Career Fair Open: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Presentations (10) on Exhibitor Stages (2): 1:00 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Stadium Tours: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm (Longer hours and more tour leaders)
  • Keynote Address: 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
  • "Emerging Leaders" Happy Hour & Networking Event (Separate Registration Required - see below): 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Outdoor After-Party: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Starting two hours earlier this year!)
  • Exhibit Hall Teardown: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For more information on the ISPE DVC Symposium & Exhibition, visit

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Special Event Add-ons

CEU Morning Education Event (Separate Registration Link HERE): 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

  • This is an opportunity to earn professional development hours on the morning of the ISPE DVC Symposium & Exhibition
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be served
  • Location: South Lounge Suites

Track 1:

  1. Future-proof Your New Manufacturing Capacity Using Flexible Design and Modular Construction and Operations
  2. Facility Programming for a Flexible Multi-product Cell Therapy Facility

Track 2:

  1. TBD
  2. Visible Particulate Contamination Control Strategies: Regulatory Expectations and Risk Management Techniques

Cost: $80 per ISPE Member; $110 per Non-Member; $45 for ISPE Emerging Leader/Student up until May 5th. After May 5th, each ticket increases by $20 for "Walk-in Pricing."

Emerging Professionals Networking Event (Separate Registration Link HERE): 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Networking event with engaged emerging professionals ready and eager to impact the pharmaceutical industry. Drinks provided.
  • Location: Tork Club Suite: Exact Location TBD once we get closer to May 16th (will advise accordingly).
  • Cost: FREE! up until May 5th; $15 per person as of May 6th

Thank you to our Show Sponsor!