Join us for a full day of networking and the opportunity to learn from USP scientific experts! This User Forum will be co-hosted between USP and Actylis, a USP Authorized Distributor.

The hybrid morning session will cover Nitrosamines, Therapeutic Proteins and Peptides, USP General Chapters on Packaging, and how to mitigate risks related to Pharmaceutical Quality. After lunch, you will then have the opportunity to speak directly with the presenters during an in-person only Q&A afternoon session. We’ll end the forum with an in-person networking session including light refreshments.

When: Tuesday April 30th, 2024: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST)
Where: Toronto, ONT, Canada
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport, 6257 Airport Road, Mississauga, ONT L4V 1E4

Cost: Complimentary

Hotel Reservations: We have secured a limited number of rooms with a special event rate. See details below.


  • Morning Session (Hybrid: Virtual and in-person attendance)*

    • Learn the latest about stakeholders and regulatory conversations related to Nitrosamines
      • Speaker: Naiffer Romero, MSc, Senior Principal Scientist
    • Learn about USP’s current and upcoming pipeline related for supporting Therapeutic Proteins and Peptides
      • Speaker: Maura Kibbey, PhD., Senior Director, Biologics Marketing
    • Learn USP’s current and future efforts to revise/develop USP’s Packaging General Chapters
      • Speaker: Desmond Hunt, PhD., Senior Principal Scientist
    • How to Mitigate Risks to Pharmaceutical Quality: The Role of Pharmacopeial Documentary and Reference Standards: Learn how pharmacopeial references standards enable conclusive results and what risks are related to secondary standards
      • Speaker: Christian Zeine, PhD., Senior Principal Scientist


  • Afternoon Session (in-person only)

    • Lunch: Enjoy lunch while networking with colleagues and your USP and Actylis team members!
    • Q&A Discussion: Spend the afternoon with us to ask questions and speak directly with our presenters!
    • Networking: Relax, chat and connect informally with your USP and Actylis teams and other stakeholders while enjoying light refreshments.


*WebEx details will be sent out with your registration.

Room Booking Details:

Start Date: Monday, April 29, 2024
End Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Last Day to Book: Friday, March 29, 2024

Book your hotel room here


Agenda is subject to change. If there are any changes, we will announce them via email.


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