Pharma & Device Forum 2024

After a successful GMP Forum in 2023, we are excited to announce the 2024 Pharma & Device Forum has been scheduled for May 2024! This May will be our 12th GMP industry event. The Melbourne Convention Centre has been booked in anticipation of a large crowd and additional sponsors.

23-24 May 2024
Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre

1 Convention Centre Place,
South Wharf, VIC 3006

Who should attend the Pharma and Device Forum?

The Pharma and Device Forum (GMP Forum) will be of tremendous value to pharmaceutical and medical device professionals, researchers, laboratory scientists, engineers, and life science post-graduates wanting to update their skills and knowledge. Anyone working in the pharmaceutical, life sciences or medical device sectors in manufacturing quality, validation, engineering, innovation and production would benefit the most. Each year, we cover the latest advances in pharmaceutical, medical devices, complementary medicines and veterinary medicine manufacturing including laboratory testing, technological disruptions, validation, regulatory compliance, pharmaceutical quality (management) systems (PQS) and Medical Device Quality Management Systems (QMS).

Hot topics in the life-sciences industry, for 2024 include Pharma 4.0™, Data Integrity, Validation, TGA inspection trends, Quality Metrics, the new PIC/S PE009 Version 17, Annex 2, 15, 16, and Annex 1, innovative technology advancements including sustainability initiatives, and other key changes in the industry, including facility, process and cleanroom designs.

Learn from Industry Experts

Our speaker lineup is packed with top industry professionals who are at the forefront of manufacturing advancements and can share their knowledge and insights on the latest developments in the field.

Network with Peers

Meet and connect with like-minded individuals from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries and expand your professional network.

Stay Up-to-Date

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest pharmaceutical industry, medical device industry and plant-based medicines, including GMP information, best practices, and cutting-edge advancements in the field


Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the leading GMP event in the pharmaceutical & medical device industry. Register now and join us at Pharma and Device Forum 2024, where knowledge meets opportunity.

Pharma and Device Forum 2024 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Big thank you to our Platinum Sponsor for the second year in a row, Biomérieux!


Booth Sponsorships


Table Sponsorships


Coffee Cart Sponsorships


Network Hub Sponsorships

2 Days, 5 Tracks, 70 Speakers

Topics of the Pharma and Device Forum will include continuous improvement in facility designs and process engineering, including increasing automation and evolutions in systems management. Check back regularly as we update the track content.

Medicines (mRNA, Vaccine, Prescription, OTC, Complementary)

  • Complementary medicines, OTC’s
  • Sterile medicines and Annex 1 update
  • EU / FDA GMP Update

Pharma 4.0

  • Annex 11 update
  • AI
  • Blockchain
  • CSV
  • GAMP 5.2

Regulatory Affairs, PV and Clinical

  • Registration medicines
  • Listing medicines
  • Registering devices
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Registering Medicines
  • Clinical

Medical Devices (IVD, SaMD, SiMD)

  • ISO13485 – QMS
  • ISO 14971 – QRM
  • Sterilization – ISO 11134, 11135, 11137
  • 3D printing
  • Facility Design

Medicinal Cannabis

  • Cultivation
  • Production
  • Wholesaling
  • Pharmacies
Trevor Schoeire Presenting

Calling for Speakers
and Sponsors

If you are interested in speaking or sponsoring at the Pharma and Device Forum 2024, please contact us below to register your interest.

Past GMP Forum Events

The PharmOut GMP Forum has a proud history of being run for over a decade, and the range of topics covered has been vast. Below are just a few of the highlights, many of which have been made available for the industry to access after the event. Next year’s forum has had a name change to the ‘Pharma and Device Forum’ and the venue has been moved to the Melbourne Convention Center to cater for additional sponsors and attendees.

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) – implications in our workplaces
  • Sustainability trends in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Effective digitisation and data integrity challenges (going paperless)
  • mRNA vaccine production challenges and how Australian companies ramped up their manufacturing capacity during the pandemic
  • Pharmaceutical water testing (real-time)
  • Critical systems auditing
  • New generation medicines
  • Medicinal cannabis cultivation considerations and ODC production licenses
  • Regulatory changes and data integrity requirements
  • Engineering innovation and efficiency designs
  • Challenges and opportunities for eliminating single-use plastics/plastics in the manufacture of medicines
  • Advances in cleanroom design/architecture and engineering
  • GMP Compliance Culture – what it really takes
  • Adapting to Change – Leading Continuous Improvements
  • Technological innovations and advances
  • The power of leading changes and mindset in adapting to industry disruptions
  • The power of leading changes and mindset in adapting to industry disruptions
  • TGA audit trends – where the gaps are
  • Latest pharmaceutical facility and systems designs/cleanroom engineering

Looking Forward to Seeing you there!

Register today and catch up in person with your colleagues and other pharmaceutical manufacturing and cleanroom architect experts! Share ideas, learn what’s happening across the world in terms of pharmaceutical manufacturing, and share a coffee and a laugh!