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About ISPE Greater Los Angeles

The ISPE Greater Los Angeles Chapter plays a pivotal role in bridging connections among Pharma and life Science industry professionals and businesses. We have established ourselves as the premier resource for individuals seeking active participation and excellence in knowledge within the dynamic realms of our local industry. Our Technical Seminars, hosted at esteemed companies, are crafted to empower members with industry knowledge essential for career advancement. These sessions delve into key aspects of the field, providing practical insights from renowned professionals that contribute to professional growth and success. Networking is at the heart of our community-building efforts. Signature events like the Annual Vendor Night and Golf Tournament offer unparalleled opportunities for members to establish connections with industry experts and decision-makers. Meanwhile, our social gatherings, including sports outings, happy hours, and hiking excursions, are designed to cultivate lasting friendships that extend support throughout one’s career journey.

Upcoming Events

Network, sip & BBQ. @ Craft by Smoke and Fire
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Student Affairs and Emerging Leaders Committee would like to invite all students, early career professionals to join us for a fun networking event. We will be holding a “speed networking” at the beginning to serve as an ice-breaker, and will be welcoming both ISPE member and non-members. The event is 100% free to join.

Thousand Oaks Plant Tour: Robotic Drug Substance Suite
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a remarkable opportunity on April 30th at 5:00 PM as we embark on an exclusive plant tour of the new Robotic Drug Substance Suite at Takeda’s Thousand Oaks Facility! Hosted by Greater Los Angeles’ ISPE chapter, this event promises an insightful journey into the heart of pharmaceutical manufacturing excellence.

Date: April 30th

Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: Takeda Thousand Oaks – 1700 Rancho Conejo Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Speakers: Brian Cooper, Director of Manufacturing (Tech Transfer) at Takeda
Paola Ramirez, Head of Process Engineering at Takeda

Prepare to witness innovation in action as we explore Takeda’s cutting-edge processes and technology. This unique experience offers a once in a lifetime chance to tour Takeda’s plant floor and network with industry professionals. Don’t miss out on this exceptional event – reserve your spot today!

Women in Pharma Book Club – Bad Blood by John Carreyrou @ Virtual Meeting
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for the Women in Pharma Virtual Book Club on May 8th. Please use the forms link above to sign up for the book club and read the book by May 8th at 6pm.


*For your information: the audiobook and ebook “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Start Up” by Author John Carreyrou is available at the Orange County Public Library website for library cardholders in Orange County.

ISPE Mountain Bike Ride @ Conejo Canyons Open Space
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ISPE LA 30th Annual Vendor Night Innovation Showcase Exhibit Show @ The Queen Mary
May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Download Event Flyer: ISPE LA 2024 Vendor Night Flyer

Attendee Registration:

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Benefits of Membership

Career Building

ISPE offers its members a multitude of opportunities for career advancement through professional workshops, online job postings, and in-person networking. Learn more. 

Knowledge Sharing

As an ISPE member you will stay up to speed on industry news, hear from local experts, and share information with an expansive network of your peers. Learn more. 

Professional Networking

With over 1700 active members, ISPE offers you the chance to connect with peers, vendors and visionaries via numerous online and offline events and forums. Learn more. 

Social Connections

Spend time with like-minded individuals in a variety of casual, fun settings—from professional sporting events, to casual sporting and hobby events, to seasonal and holiday socials. Learn more. 

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