2022 Agenda

Raleigh, NC, 15 - 16 November 2022

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Nov 159:00 AM
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Driving scientific innovation: Leveraging operations to build the future

Keynotes
Robert Howes, Site Director and Chief Executive Officer, Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, UK Health Security Agency
Nov 159:40 AM
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Re-envisioning the lab: Smart, connected, revolutionary

Keynotes
Moderator: Jonathan Klane, Senior Safety Editor, Lab Manager
Erik Bierwagen, Director of Discovery Platforms and Model Systems Informatics, Genentech
Robert Howes, Site Director and Chief Executive Officer, Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, UK Health Security Agency
John Thompson, Best Selling Author, Global Head of AI & Rapid Data Lab, CSL Behring
Nov 1511:20 AM
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AI implementation in healthcare data

AI & Machine Learning
Zisis Kozlakidis, Head of Laboratory Services and Biobank Group, World Health Organization / International Agency For Research on Cancer
Nov 1511:20 AM
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Beyond results - How laboratory metadata will influence labs of the future

Digitalization
Sridhar Iyengar, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Elemental Machines
Nov 1511:20 AM
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Empowering the end user — Effectively capturing, structuring, and aggregating data

Data
William LeFew, Director Of Data Science, Metabolon Inc
Nov 1511:20 AM
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From proof of concept to implementation

Automation
Arvind Ramakrishnan, Director – Lab Automation, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Nov 1511:40 AM
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Automating data integration to accelerate research

Data
Emerson Huitt, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Snthesis, Inc
Nov 1511:40 AM
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The Art of the Possible: How the TetraScience Scientific Data Cloud(™) accelerates discovery with innovative data apps

Digitalization
Evan Anderson, Manager, Data Architects, TetraScience
Nov 1512:00 PM
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Can the lab ever be completely automated?

Automation
Moderator: Melodie Christensen, Associate Principal Scientist, Merck
Duane Currier, Manager of Laboratory Operations, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
William Serber, Head of Automation, Zymergen
Tuyen Nguyen, Principle Scientist, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Karthik raj Konnaiyan, Laboratory Automation Engineer, Tolmar Inc
David Jennions, Senior Director, R&D Systems , GRAIL, Inc.
Nov 1512:00 PM
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Leveraging technology to aid in early drug discovery and beyond

Digitalization
Moderator: Daniel Houtz, Digitalization of Research & Development, North America Lead, basf
Timothy Spicer, Scientific Director, Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute
Sanj Kumar, Chief Executive Officer (UK), ELRIG
Nov 1512:00 PM
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The Power of Artificial Intelligence: Discovery of Novel Therapeutics through Data & Machine Learning

AI & Machine Learning
Naveena Yanamala, Director, Data Science & Machine Learning Research, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Martin Akerman, Chief Technology Officer, Envisagenics
Sean Ekins, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Collaborations Pharmaceuticals
Nov 1512:00 PM
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What have we learned? Best practices for data standardization and interoperability

Data
Moderator: Patrick Courtney, Advisory Board Member, SiLA Consortium
Sally Madden, Bioinformatics, Software Engineer, Genentech
Julia Dahl, Associate Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories (MLabs), University of Michigan
Nov 151:40 PM
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From the bench to operations: Pushing robustness and reliability of bench equipment in automation

Roundtable
David Jennions, Senior Director, R&D Systems , GRAIL, Inc.
Nov 151:40 PM
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How operational efficiency drives sustainability in the laboratory

Roundtable
Steven Heffner, National Sales Director: CrossLab Services, Agilent Technologies
Nov 151:40 PM
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Leading, connecting, and communicating: Tell affective stories about lab risk perceptions

Roundtable
Jonathan Klane, Senior Safety Editor, Lab Manager
Nov 152:20 PM
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From planning to execution: Digital applications in R&D

Digitalization
John Thompson, Best Selling Author, Global Head of AI & Rapid Data Lab, CSL Behring
Nov 152:20 PM
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Overengineering or the future? An inside look at The Genesis Project

Robotics
John Wikswo, Professor, Founding Director of Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education, Vanderbilt University
Nov 152:20 PM
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The importance of “fit for purpose chemistry technology” in pharmaceutical research

Automation
Stevan Djuric, Adjunct Professor, The University of Kansas
Nov 152:20 PM
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Unlock your analytical instrument data for data science and all other needs with FAIR data

Data
Andreas Steinle, Digital Solutions – Pharma Technical Development Europe, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Nov 153:00 PM
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Achieving tractability and understanding in automation, one step at a time

Automation
Moderator: Andy Zaayenga, Executive Chair, Laboratory Research And Innovation Group
Grayson Horn, Automation Engineer, NY Stem Cell Foundation
Rikke Rasmussen, Laboratory Automation Engineer, Pivot Bio
Rishi Mahajan, Lead R&D Auto. Engineer, Regeneron
Airin Niza Za'ba, Chief Biotechnologist, Sime Darby Plantation Technology Centre Sdn Bhd
Alexander Godfrey, Chemistry Automation Lead, NCATS/NIH
Nov 153:00 PM
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Communicating the vision: Aligning the priorities of business processes and the digital transformation

Digitalization
Jim Seery, Global QC Business Process Owner, AstraZeneca
Nov 153:00 PM
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Robot implementation & how it works, what it achieves

Robotics
Hans Waldenmaier, Automation Scientist, Janssen
Naveena Yanamala, Director, Data Science & Machine Learning Research, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Nov 153:40 PM
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The future of Science: Human and machine partnerships within the lab

Keynotes
Ross King, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Chalmers University of Technology
Nov 154:00 PM
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Using asset performance management to increase laboratory effectiveness

Keynotes
David Heiger, Associate VP, Agilent Technologies
Nov 154:20 PM
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Invention to Impact

Keynotes
Moderator: Paul Ulanch, Executive Director, Crop Commercialization Program, North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Shawnnah Monterrey, Chief Executive Officer, Beanstock Ventures
Erik Pierstorff, SBIR/STTR Program Director, National Science Foundation

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Nov 1611:00 AM
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Designing a lab space to fit your science and your strategies

Facilities
Chirag Mistry, Principal, Regional Leader of Science + Technology at HOK, HOK
Nov 1611:00 AM
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How to succeed with the TetraScience Data Cloud; Use Cases & Demos

Connectivity
Ryan Holway, Solutions Architect II, TetraScience
Nov 1611:00 AM
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Leveraging disruptive innovations to speed up research, discovery, and development

Digitalization
Mikhael Danan, Director, RnD IT & Digital Innovation Alchemist, Affinivax
Nov 1611:00 AM
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Reducing the environmental impact of your lab work

Sustainability
Cindy Shea, Founding Director, Sustainability Office, UNC Chapel Hill
Nov 1611:20 AM
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Achieving sustainability goals through plastic labware reuse with plasma cleaning technology

Sustainability
Paul Hensley, Chief Executive Officer, IonField Systems LLC
Kristen Sherman, Chief Operations Officer, IonField Systems LLC
Nov 1611:20 AM
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Digital Labs – Where to start?

Digitalization
Aishwarya Balajee, Digital Solutions Lead, Zifo
Nov 1611:40 AM
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Bringing digitization to the forefront — How a digital lab allows us to move quickly and efficiently

Digitalization
Dan Paulson, Senior Enterprise Architect, Astrazeneca
Joy Crandell, Sr. Director Strategic Laboratory Operations, Ambry Genetics
David Heiger, Associate VP, Agilent Technologies
Nov 1611:40 AM
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How do we leverage lab design to efficiently use the space and integrate multiple technologies?

Facilities
Mark Mccord-Amasis, Vice President, Real Estate & Facilities, Seattle Genetics Inc
Mitchell Pryor, Research Scientist and Lecturer for the Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Jeremy Munn, Program Director, Design & Construction - Facilities Division, Northeastern University
Nov 1611:40 AM
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Investigating barriers to building a connected, smart lab

Connectivity
Tara Gorney, Senior Product Director R&D Tech, GSK
Tim Creef, Digital Lab Solutions Lead (US), AstraZeneca
David Fagan, Clinical Informatics Specialist II, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Nov 1611:40 AM
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Sustainability from the boardroom to the bench (How to turn climate talk into action in the lab)

Sustainability
Scott Grant, Senior Director of Programs, My Green Lab
Ginena Harkins, Director, Safety, Health, & Environment, AstraZeneca
Emelia DeForce, Program Manager, Sustainable Science & Product Stewardship, Genentech
Partha Krishnan, Deputy Director of Health, Safety and Environment, Sanofi
Nov 161:20 PM
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COVID-19 takeaways: What we’ve learned through working in a flexible laboratory environment

Roundtable
Julia Dahl, Associate Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories (MLabs), University of Michigan
Nov 161:20 PM
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Humanity within the lab: Diversity, equity, and inclusion in research & laboratories

Roundtable
Tracy Wieder, Senior Manager of Research Support/Manager of Facilities Operations and Lab Support, University of Miami
Nov 161:20 PM
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Thin End of the Wedge: Driving adoption of automation from the ground up

Roundtable
Rikke Rasmussen, Laboratory Automation Engineer, Pivot Bio
Nov 162:00 PM
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Alzheimer’s disease biomarker

Digitalization
Jeff Fill, Associate Vice President, Clinical Diagnostics Laboratory, Eli Lilly and Company
Nov 162:20 PM
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Digital evolution in the healthcare space

Digitalization
Debashish Roy, Director of Digital Excellence & Strategic Initiatives, Pfizer
Nov 162:40 PM
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Building a new mindset: Change management within the smart, digital lab

Training & Development
Jeffery Myers, Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories (MLabs), University of Michigan
Tuyen Nguyen, Principle Scientist, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Nov 162:40 PM
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Keep your science safe -- Preparation and planning in laboratory facilities

Facilities
Moderator: Beth Welmaker, Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Nova Southeastern University
Thad Gurley, Assistant Director, Accessioning Unit and Biorepository, Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Tracy Wieder, Senior Manager of Research Support/Manager of Facilities Operations and Lab Support, University of Miami
Dan Petkanas, National Channel Sales Manager, Elemental Machines
Virginia Byers, Architect and Sr. Laboratory Planner, HOK
Nov 162:40 PM
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The power of behavioral changes and leadership acceptance in achieving a sustainable, green lab

Sustainability
Nicholas Ciancio, Sustainability Program Coordinator, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ryan Weeks, Green Labs Specialist, Office of Sustainability, Johns Hopkins University
Nov 162:40 PM
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What do we need to digitize to move into the predictive, analytic space?

Digitalization
Szczepan Baran, Chief Scientific Officer, VeriSIM Life
Bryan Holmes, Vice President, Digital & Technology Solutions, Andelyn Biosciences
Timothy Ruckh, Director, Digital Health Clinical Data Collection Lead, Astrazeneca
last published: 16/Aug/22 17:55 GMT

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