8:00AM - 8:45AM

Registration and Networking

8:50AM - 9:00AM

Opening Remarks

Emily Donohoe, Conference Director, AMG World


Predicting, Understanding, and Implementing Enhanced Project Definitions to Inform Lab Design and Equipment Installation at the Required Maturity Level


  • Frederic Perrier Former Engineering and Maintenance Project Definition Lead - GSK

9:40AM - 10:15AM

Building the Lab of the Future from an IT Perspective: Considering Technology at the Planning and Design Stage

 The importance of IT/Technology and infrastructure planning at the start  How to engage, communicate, and manage expectations early with all internal and external stakeholders  Anticipating the evolving technology landscape: Building in flexible and adaptable facilities to effectively manage change


10:20AM - 10:45AM

Technology Demonstrations with American Laboratory Trading and Agilent

This session provides an additional opportunity to meet with our product and solution providers in the exhibition hall to learn more about the products, technologies, and services that have been developed to solve some of your unique challenges. The technology demonstrations will last approximately 8 minutes on four cycles with the opportunity to ask questions... Read more »

10:50AM - 11:15AM

Networking Break and Exhibition

11:20AM - 11:55AM

Managing Laboratory Growth and Demand Across the European Real Estate Market: Certifying Site Suitability, Ensuring ROI, and Complying with Regulatory Guidelines



Roundtable Discussion: Navigating the Shifting Regulatory Landscape Across Europe: Enhancing Safety and Operational Management Across your Lab Facilities


  • Ines Ladeiro UnilabsInes Ladeiro Group Regulatory Affairs – Licensing Manager - UniLabs Group Services



Roundtable Discussion: The Importance of Agility, Resourcefulness, Adaptiveness, and Change Management for Laboratory Optimisation


12:00PM - 1:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Integrating Emerging R&D Initiatives into Laboratory Design and Planning: Laying the Foundations for Labs of the Future



1:00PM - 2:00PM

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

2:00PM - 2:40PM

Taking a Collaborative Approach to Realise the Lab of the Future: What Happens Next?


3:10PM - 4:10PM

Roundtable Discussion: Adopting Energy Efficient Measures to Manage Consumption, Eliminate Waste, Reduce Operational Costs, and Adjust to Changing Site Conditions


3:10PM - 4:10PM

Roundtable Discussion: Identifying Best Practice Approaches to Guarantee Safe Lab Management: Complying with European HVAC Standards and EHS Guidelines



4:15PM - 4:45PM

Leveraging Technology for Enhanced Decision-Making, Process Efficiency, and Effective Communication


  • Liam Robinson Director of Facilities Operations - Stanford University
  • Angel Fong Assistant Director of Technology Services - Stanford University School of Medicine Technology

4:50PM - 5:35PM

World Cafe

The scenario-based format discussion is designed to promote active participation and critical thinking among attendees. This format places participants in real or simulated situations, prompting them to address challenges, make decisions, and collaboratively explore potential solutions. It serves as an effective way to accelerate insightful conversations, share experiences, and apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios.

5:35PM - 5:40PM

Closing Remarks from AMG World


Networking Drinks Reception

All attendees are invited to attend our networking drinks reception at the end of the day’s proceedings. This is our way of saying thank you for your contribution and to create an additional opportunity to continue your discussions in an informal setting.