Advancements in In-Vitro Performance Testing of Drug Products


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Drug product performance testing in-vitro remains an essential tool in formulation and product development, estimating bioavailability and/or bioequivalence and demonstrating continuing product performance over the lifecycle. This workshop will explore new advancements in product performance testing that go beyond the current emphasis on oral products and legacy dissolution testing.


  • Explore emerging concepts in biopharmaceutics related to in-vitro performance testing 
  • Identify topics relevant to the potential development of new and/or revised general chapters
  • Engage possible collaborators with USP efforts in these areas 

Why Attend?

  • Learn current thinking on performance testing of pharmaceutical dosage forms and dietary supplements.
  • Participate in discussions that inform USP revision activities
  • Explore volunteer opportunities with USP in the 2020-2025 cycle

Who Should Participate?

  • Analytical chemists
  • QA/QC analysts
  • R&D scientists, managers
  • Manufacturing scientists, managers
  • Regulatory affairs specialists

Workshop Registration Information

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Advance online registration will be available through Monday, December 9th at 5:00pm (Eastern).  After that time, registration will be available on-site at the USP Meetings Center.

Pricing Information

Registration is payable by credit card only. Registration fee includes the full two-day program, meeting materials, coffee breaks, lunch and networking reception. Registration fees for this workshop have been set as follows:

Participant Type Regular Fee Per Person
(1-2 individuals from the same organization
Early Bird Pricing 
(If registered by September 30, 2019)

Multi-Registrant Price
(3 or more individuals from the same organization; all must register at the same time to receive the discount)

Industry $800 $750 $700
Academia/Association $600 $550 $500
Government $250 N/A N/A
Student $175 N/A N/A

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellation must be received on or before November 20, 2019 via email to 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

Invitation Letters for Visas

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

Registration Questions

Please contact or +1 301-816-8130

Hotel & Travel Information

Please note that the headquarter hotel for this workshop is the Canopy by Hilton Bethesda North. Shuttle service on Wednesday and Thursday will be provided between USP and the Canopy only. The rate is $149.00 per night plus tax when you book using the link below by Friday, November 15th:

For information on additional local hotels, please click here. Please note that transportation on Wednesday and Thursday will not be offered from any hotel except the Canopy.

USP Headquarters

12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
United States
Phone: +1-301-816-8136