12th Annual International Symposium on Pharmaceutical Reference Standards*

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) and the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM) are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for poster presentations at the International Reference Standards Symposium to be held at the USP Headquarters Meetings Center on November 3-4, 2016.


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Advance Registration Deadline

Advance registration will be available through October 31, 2016. After that date, registration will be available on-site at the USP Meetings Center.

Please note that registering for a USP event requires an Access Point account. Please follow the instructions after clicking the ‘REGISTER’ button.

Pricing Information

Registration is payable by credit card only. Registration fees for this workshop have been set as follows:

Participant Type Regular Fee Per Person
Academic Participant $595
Government Participant $250
Industry Participant $795
Nonprofit Participant $595
Poster Presenter (discount code provided upon abstract approval) $395
Student Participant $150

Registering Others

When registering colleagues (not yourself), please create your own Access Point account and then check the “I am registering others – not myself” box at the top of the registration form. If you are registering multiple people, please select “add additional registrants” on the final page of the registration form (before submitting payment).

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellation must be received on or before October 13, 2016 (21 days prior to the event) via email to conferences@usp.org. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after this date. There is a $50.00 processing fee on all cancellations. However, it is permissible to send a substitute registrant from your same organization. Substitutions must be submitted in writing via email to conferences@usp.org.

Invitation Letters for Visas

USP cannot provide an invitation letter to potential workshop attendees. However, once registered USP will provide a registration confirmation that may be utilized to obtain a visa.

Registration Questions

Please contact conferences@usp.org or +1 301-816-8130.

Local Area Information

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Face-to-Face Meeting, USP–U.S. 12601 Twinbrook Parkway Rockville, MD 20852-1790, USA