Auditing Engineering Systems and Critical Utilities Masterclass

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Auditing Engineering Systems and Critical Utilities Masterclass

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  • Auditing Engineering Systems (Wed, July 24)
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gordon Farquharson, B.Sc.(Hons), C.Eng. is Principal and Managing Director of Critical Systems Ltd, an international consultancy firm and is an executive consultant for PharmOut Pty Ltd, a consulting business based in Australia.

Gordon has more than thirty years’ experience in quality & safety critical processes and facilities used by industries such as Healthcare, Life Science, Micro-electronics, etc. He is a founding member, management committee member, past Chairman, and Honorary Member of the UK Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Sciences Society (formerly Parenteral Society), and is Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Parenteral & Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is active with ISPE and the UK Affiliate since 1995, the R3 Nordic Association, and PDA. He is a past chair of the ISPE European Education Committee and voted ISPE International Member of the year 2001, UK Affiliate Member of the year in 2008, and recipient of the Richard B Purdy Distinguished Achievement Award 2009.

He is a member of the PDA Science Advisory Board (SAB) and is an honorary senior lecturer at UCL (London) and the University of Manchester PEAT & PIAT programmes. Gordon Farquharson lectures and teaches extensively, is an author of many papers, and contributor to books on cleanroom and isolator technology.

The workshop and lecture format will give participants valuable information and skills for design qualification compliant with Annex 15, enhanced design review, as well as techniques and tips for B2B auditing and GMP inspection. The main areas of focus are:


Venue Phone: +61 3 9878 4111

Venue Website:

326-330 Canterbury Road, Forest Hill, Victoria, 3131, Australia


Welcome to the Canterbury International Hotel

The Canterbury International Hotel is located in Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs only 20 minutes from the CBD and less than an hour from Melbourne airport.

This venue boasts 72 luxurious rooms for international and interstate attendees who require accommodation. Dining options include the on-site restaurant and relaxed atrium.

Internet Access

Wireless internet access is available.

Car Parking

Car-parking is available on-site.

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