ISCT-FACT Cell Therapy Quality Boot Camp

Pre-Conference Workshop
Wednesday, May 2
08:30 - 16:15

Is your lab FACT accredited or looking to comply to FACT standards? Strengthen your quality assurance programs through this interactive workshop with FACT experts and real world applications.

Focused on issues identified by FACT compliant transplant programs, these sessions will include activities and discussion in four main topic areas: quality management, validation/verification/qualification, auditing, and occurrence management. Come prepared with your quality program questions and leverage QA experts to apply continuous improvement to your own institution. This boot camp is applicable not only to academic labs but also highly relevant for commercial operations.

Please note Continuing Medical Education credits are not available for this event.

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Program Information

Adapting a Quality Management Program to Fit your Needs

Speakers:
Natasha Lapteva, PhD, Houston Methodist Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant (affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine Cell and Gene Therapy), United States

Using Validation, Verification, and Qualification to Ensure Proper Equipment Operation

Speakers:
Nancy Collins, PhD, FACT Consultant and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Toledo, United States
Deborah Griffin, MSc, ASQ CPGP, FACT Consultant, United States

Closing the Audit Process Through Follow-Up

Speakers:
Nicole Prokopishyn, PhD, Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant Program: Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Calgary Laboratory Services, Canada

Going Beyond Occurrence Management to Mitigate Risks

Speakers:
Mary Ann Kelley, MT(ASCP)BB
, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Cell Manipulation Core Facility, United States

Confirmed Speakers

Nancy Collins, PhD, FACT Consultant and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Toledo, United States
Deborah Griffin, MSc, ASQ CPGP, FACT Consultant, United States
Mary Ann Kelley, MT(ASCP)BB, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Cell Manipulation Core Facility, United States
Natasha Lapteva, PhD, Houston Methodist Hospital Bone Marrow Transplant (affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine Cell and Gene Therapy), United States
Nicole Prokopishyn, PhD, Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant Program: Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Children’s Hospital, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Calgary Laboratory Services, Canada