21 May 2024 Block 3 Seminars

12:30PM - 1:00PM

Elevating Scientific Workforces: Deriving Maximum Value from Lab Digitalization Initiatives

• Preparing stakeholders for change, cultivating early adopters and developing in-house capabilities to embrace digital transformation at pace and scale
• Integrating lab technology that maximize the potential of scientific workforces
• Leveraging intelligent automation and advanced robotic systems to streamline liquid handling, sample management, storage and preparation
• Combining technology with human-in-the-loop: How RPA and AI can reduce repetitive laboratory tasks, enabling better decision-making and optimal scientific
resource utilization

1:00PM - 2:00PM


2:00PM - 2:30PM

Version Control and Lab Automation: Enhancing Scientific Reproducibility, Traceability, and Collaboration with Robust Systems

• Importance of version control systems (VCS) for enhancing efficiency, precision and reproducibility across lab workflows
• How we approached designing a robust, user-friendly VCS capable of managing complex and ever-evolving scientific processes
• Overcoming challenges in development and implementation: Handling resistance to change, technical obstacles, and data security assurance
• Future possibilities: How integrating AI and ML into VCS can further push the boundaries of lab automation


2:30PM - 3:00PM