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Phone: 401-874-2116 Fax: 401-874-7872

URI College of Pharmacy to hold conference
for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical personnel
Program to be held Aug. 28 through 30 in Newport

KINGSTON, R.I. -- August 24, 2000 -- The University of Rhode Island's College of Pharmacy will hold a seminar in Newport Aug. 28 through 30 for professionals in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.

The fifth annual "Good Manufacturing Practices by The Sea" conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Newport starting Monday, Aug. 28 at 8:30 a.m. and ending Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 1 p.m.

The conference for regulatory and quality assurance professionals, production managers and personnel and corporate officers costs $1,195. For additional information, call Pharma Conference Arrangements Inc. 210-341-5300 or contact by email at or register online at Reporters and editors who wish to attend should call Louis Luzzi, dean of URI's College of Pharmacy at 401-874-2761.

Keynote speakers are Dr. Peter Calcott, vice president of quality at Immunex Corp. and Robert L. Parkinson, president and chief operating officer of Abbott Laboratories. Calcott will speak on "Good Compliance is Good Business on Monday, Aug. 28 from 8:40 to 9:15 a.m. and Parkinson will speak on "Quality as Business Strategy" from 9:15 to 10 a.m.


For Information: Louis Luzzi 401-874-2761, Dave Lavallee 401-874-2116


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