GDP and GMP conferences

Event Date: 03/05/2022 09:00 - 04/05/2022 13:00

The HPRA held Good Distribution Practice (GDP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) conferences in May 2022. The conferences took place as in-person events in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin.

The GDP conference covered key current topics of interest and provide an insight into GDP inspection trends with a detailed focus on the most commonly identified deficiencies.  

The GMP conference provided insight into key topics, quality defects and deficiency trends observed by the GMP inspection and market compliance teams.

Dates and times

GDP conference

GMP conference

  • Wednesday 4 May and Thursday 5 May 2022, 9.00 am  –  download agenda


Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8, D08 VRR7

Relevant for the following stakeholders:

  • GDP conference: Wholesalers and manufacturers of medicines for human use, responsible persons, marketing authorisation holders and other relevant organisations that must comply with GDP.

  • GMP conference: Manufacturers of human and veterinary medicines, qualified persons, contract testing laboratories, marketing authorisation holders and other relevant organisations that must comply with GMP. 

Presentation slides 

Please click on the links below to download the presentation slides. A version of the presentation slides containing voiceover will be made available on this webpage in the coming weeks. 

GDP presentations

  1. Key updates of interest

  2. Safety features update

  3. GDP deficiency trending

  4. Temperature mapping

  5. Transport and outsourced activities

GMP presentations

  1. Overview of GMP inspections, 2018 – 2021

  2. HPRA quality defects and recall (QDR) programme

  3. Management of outsourced activities and QP responsibilities

  4. Cleaning validation

  5. Out-of-specification (OOS) investigations

  6. Annex 21 – Importation of medicinal products

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