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Join us in Athens, Greece for the

18th Annual Meeting of the

International Serum Industry Association


We are delighted to invite you to the18th Annual Meeting of the ISIA which will be held on Wednesday, April 26th and Thursday, April 27,2023, in Athens, Greece!


2023 Meeting Focus:

Serum - Back to the Future: People, Purpose & Passion



Planned Meeting Topics

  • The ABCs of FBS - A review of the history, its collection and manufacturing processes
  • Defined media - pros and cons 
  • The serum industry and sustainability - what initiatives can we encourage
  • Current status of emerging technologies
  • Doing business in China - the issues and challenges
  • Global regulatory update
  • Discussion on the importance of traceability in research
  • Update on tactical team progress
Please check back for the evolving meeting agenda. 


Meeting Venue:

The meeting will be held at the elegant

           ROYAL OLYMPIC ATHENS!



The hotel is just in front of the famous Temple of Zeus and National Garden.
It has a view of the Acropolis and is only a 2 minute walk to the new Acropolis Museum.




Accommodations:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Royal Olympic Athens for the ISIA Annual Meeting.
You can reserve your room at the Royal Olympic Athens online at: https://royalolympic.reserve-online.net/?bkcode=isia&checkin=2023-04-21&adults=1 
A credit card is mandatory for each reservation and will be charged with a one-night deposit on March 23, 2023. 
Accommodation choices are listed below.  Rate includes breakfast, free Wi-Fi, VAT, City Tax. Accommodation Tax 4€ per day is not included.
                De luxe Room per night / Single Use                                EU $170
                De luxe Room per night / Double Use                              EU $180
               
                Athenian Panorama per night / Single Use                      EU $270
                Athenian Panorama per night / Double Use                    EU $280


Hotel Cancellation:  

All reservations must be received by March 15, 2023, if you wish to take advantage of our reduced rates. 
For any cancellation from March 23, 2023, until 72 hours prior to arrival, one night’s cancellation fee will be charged.
For any cancellation within the last 72 hours prior to arrival or in case of no-show each participant will be charged the total amount of the reservation.


Registration and Fees:

The ISIA is pleased to offer our first ever Hybrid Annual Meeting.  Listed below is pricing for in-person or virtual attendance. 
Please note, in-person meeting fees include lunch for both meeting dates. 
Click here to register and pay fees for ISIA 18th Annual Meeting

Please note all attendees must register individually.

Regular Members

  • Regular Member companies are entitled to send one individual to attend the Annual Meeting free of charge.  Please contact Kathryn Pagani-Lee for a code. 
  • Additional attendees from Regular Member companies will be accepted at a charge of US $385 for in-person or US $90 for virtual attendance.     
  • ISIA membership must be active and paid in full for the 2022-2023 membership year.
  • Please remember Regular Members may invite guests from other companies to participate free of charge, please notify Kathryn Pagani-Lee of the invitation.

Associate and Individual Members

  • Associate Member attendees are accepted at the charge of US $585 each for in-person or US $125 for virtual attendance. 
  • ISIA Associate Membership must be active and paid in full for the 2022-2023 membership year.

Non-Members

  • Non-Members attending the ISIA Annual Meeting for the first time may do so at a fee of US $292 for in-person or US $150 for virtual attendance.
  • Additional non-members attending the AGM from the same company OR attending the AGM for a 2nd time may do so at a fee of US $895 for in-person or US $150 for virtual attendance.
  • Non-Members who have previously attended two ISIA Annual Meetings are ineligible to attend without becoming a member of the Association.


Association Reception & Dinner:


We will hold our annual Association Reception & Dinner on the evening of Wednesday, April 26th at the Royal Olympic Athens in the Panorama Hall.
When registering for the meeting you will see an option for the Reception/Dinner reservation and payment.  The cost for the dinner is US $110 and includes wine, beer, coffee, tea, juice, and soft drinks.

Once you have registered you will receive the ISIA Menu via email from Kathryn Pagani-Lee.


Sponsorship:

After two years of virtual meetings, we are absolutely delighted that the 18th ISIA Annual Meeting is being planned for 26 and 27 April 2023 in Athens, Greece at the Royal Olympic Athens Hotel. We fully intend to make this a memorable event!
Your generous sponsorship will help us ensure the 2023 meeting, topics, speakers, and dinner are first-rate!  Sponsorships are available for US $2,000.00.
We have reviewed our sponsorship program for 2023, and are pleased to announce that this year your sponsorship will include the following benefits:
  • Signage announcing sponsorship throughout the meeting
  • A meeting long marketing opportunity with a display table near to the registration table
  • The ability to provide ISIA approved promotional and other marketing items to attendees
  • Formal recognition at our dinner
If you would like to sponsor one of our events at the ISIA 18th Annual Meeting, please let us know.  We have two available events: 
  • Cocktail hour on Wednesday, April 26th
  • Group dinner on Wednesday, April 26th 


Other Information:

Cancellations and Refunds:  Only written or email cancellations will be accepted and are recorded on date received.

Should you have any questions, please contact Kathryn Pagani-Lee at kpaganilee@serumindustry.org

2023 AGM information can be accessed on the ISIA website:  https://www.serumindustry.org/2023-annual-meeting/

If you know others in our industry that would benefit from attending the ISIA Annual Meeting, in particular those who might consider membership, please forward information to them or direct them to our website to register for the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you in Athens!


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