Standards highlight World Batch Forum 2002

Standards education issues were at the forefront of topics discussed by 80 World Batch Forum (WBF) end-users and 120 suppliers, integrators and consultants that gathered here April 7-10. Michael Templeton, director of manufacturing at Millennium Specialty Chemicals (Jacksonville, Fla.

05/01/2002


Standards education issues were at the forefront of topics discussed by 80 World Batch Forum (WBF) end-users and 120 suppliers, integrators and consultants that gathered here April 7-10. Michael Templeton, director of manufacturing at Millennium Specialty Chemicals (Jacksonville, Fla.), explained in his April 8 keynote how Millennium uses standards, a "pay as you go" technology plan, and an organized workforce to become a best-in-class specialty chemical producer. In his April 9 keynote, Martin Browning, president of EduQuest (Hyattstown, Md.), formerly of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, spoke about his role as one of the chief architect's of the "Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures" regulation, also known as 21 CFR Part 11. Other notable events included WBF's release of two XML (eXtensible Markup Language) schemas, BatchML and B2MML. For more information, www.controleng.com/freeinfo or visit www.wbf.org .





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