USP Meetings & Courses


USP meetings and courses bring together the world’s leading scientific, regulatory, and healthcare experts to share knowledge and provide insight for the effective development and application of standards that help protect the global supply of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods.

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USP Education

Browse and register for courses and webinars available around the world.

Stakeholder Forums

Opportunities for USP and its stakeholders from the pharma, foods, and dietary supplements industries to discuss compendial scientific and process topics.

User Forums

Free seminars on how to use USP resources, hot topics, and how to get involved with USP. 


Interactive forums on a variety of scientific, regulatory, and public health topics. Open to all interested parties.

Expert Committee Meetings

Gatherings of our volunteer experts responsible for developing and revising compendial standards.

Not an Expert Committee member? Attend a meeting as an observer by completing this form.

Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training Courses

Browse and register for upcoming trainings--or inquire about on-request courses--at our training facility in Accra, Ghana.

Past Symposia

For information on past USP Symposia, contact Stacey Royston at

General Announcements

12th Annual International Symposium on Pharmaceutical Reference Standards*
Co-sponsored by: EDQM, Council of Europe and USP
November 3, 2016 - November 4, 2016

Lifecycle Approach of Analytical Procedures
Co-sponsored by: ECA
November 8, 2016 - November 9, 2016

Nanomedicines – Technical and Regulatory Perspectives
Co-sponsored by: International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
March 20, 2017 - March 22, 2017