Lab Facilities East 2024 Sessions

Seminars

7:15AM - 7:50AM

Registration and Networking

7:50AM - 8:00AM

Opening Remarks from AMG World and Conference Chair

Speaker

  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics

8:00AM - 8:30AM

The Journey from Boss to Leader: Redefining Leadership in the Modern Lab Space

The positive impacts of effective leadership on R&D lab’s success: Lower turnover rate & retention of skilled talent Bridging communication and collaboration gaps across departments for better decision-making Fostering a culture of continuous improvement and prioritizing safety & quality Developing a positive working environment that promotes professional development

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8:30AM - 9:00AM

Presentation Proudly Hosted by Agilent

Speaker

  • Steve Heffner National Sales Director, CrossLab Services - Agilent CrossLab Group

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Training and Upskilling Lab Personnel: Defining Handling Procedures, Managing Safety Risks, and Effective Troubleshooting Techniques

Establishing robust safety protocols and risk management strategies within the lab environment Integrating real-world scenarios into training programs to mitigate potential hazards Improving cross-functional collaboration to streamline interconnection between multiple various lab functions Leveraging augmented reality tools to enhance training experiences, providing a dynamic and immersive learning environment for lab personnel

9:30AM - 10:10AM

Technology Demonstrations led by MarathonLS, CAI and Lab Design Tool by Kaon Interactive

This session provides an additional opportunity to meet with our product and solution providers in the exhibition hall to learn more about the products, technology, 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 »

10:10AM - 10:50AM

Networking Break and Exhibition

Seminars

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Developing and Implementing an Integrated LIMS for Enhanced Workflow, Quality Control, and Regulatory Compliance

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Seminars

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Ways to Accelerate Time to Science: Understanding Ingredients (Trust, Communication, Collaboration) Needed to Improve Lab Planning, Design, And Workflow Efficiency

Speaker

  • David Gould Senior Product Manager - Lab Design Tool, powered by Kaon Interactive

Seminars

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Developing a Seamless Transition Strategy from GLP to GMP Labs in Pharma R&D: Enhancing Product Quality and Regulatory Compliance

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Seminars

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Beyond the Basics: Is Your Team Prepared for a Disaster?

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Seminars

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Are You Happy With Your Role? Developing Mentorship Programs for Professional Growth, Setting Clear Goals and Supporting Lab R&D

Seminars

11:50AM - 12:20PM

Alternative Lab Models: Shared Labs, Sub-Leasing, Hybrid and Remote Working

Evaluating different models to achieve flexibility, creativity, and innovation within lab design Considering equipment sharing, flexible scheduling, and optimized workflows to minimize downtime and enhance productivity Integrating a hybrid model that combines on-site and remote working capabilities to increase flexibility Leveraging technology across all types of spaces to maximize knowledge exchange among team members

12:20PM - 1:20PM

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

1:20PM - 1:50PM

How to Build the Culture of Sustainable Mindsets: Developing an Effective EHS Strategy for Pharma Labs

Building an energy-efficient lab facility design incorporating renewable energy sources to reduce operational costs Establish a robust waste management program to reduce pharmaceutical waste and enhance sustainability through recycling and proper disposal Prioritizing green lab practices and selecting energy-efficient equipment: Low-power modes, automatic shutdown, and energy-efficient motors Ensuring Regulatory Compliance, minimizing risks, and promoting a... Read more »

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Seminars

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Managing Complex Lab Operation Workflows: Prioritization, Timely Completion within Budget, and High-Quality Outcomes

Speaker

  • Lea De Rosa Cabaletta BioLea De Rosa Associate Director Lab Operations - Cabaletta Bio

Seminars

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Leveraging Predictive Equipment Maintenance for Operational Efficiency and Enhanced Asset Reliability

Seminars

1:50PM - 2:50PM

It’s Time to Change Your Solution Providers Reassessing Current Suppliers Against Industry Standards and Competitors to Ensure Optimal Value and Service

Speaker

  • Erika Whyte Chief of Staff & Head of Operations - ROME Therapeutics

Seminars

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Avoiding a Billion Dollar Delay by Planning and Risk Management in Lab Construction Projects

Seminars

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Implementing Lab Remodeling Strategies to Ensure a Smoother Renovation Process with Minimal Disruption

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Seminars

2:50PM - 3:30PM

Technology Demonstrations led by MachineQ, ALT and Xiltrix

3:30PM - 4:00PM

Networking Break and Exhibition

Seminars

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Standardization and Space Planning of Lab Equipment for Optimal Efficiency, Lower Noise and Reduced Downtime

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Seminars

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Addressing Quality, Safety, and Compliance Challenges through Effective HVAC Installation, Monitoring, and Control Systems

Seminars

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Optimizing Lab Efficiency through Strategic Consumable Management and User-Centric Operations

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Seminars

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Strategies for Maintaining User Satisfaction and Effective Interaction Between All Departments and Stakeholders

Seminars

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Navigating the Shifting Technological Landscape: Integrating IT Excellence into Planning & Design, and Constructing Agile Facilities for Seamless Adaptability

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Seminars

5:00PM - 5:50PM

What Happens Next? Innovating the Ecosystem for the Lab of the Future

Adapting to rising costs, strict regulations, limited space, and budget are among some of the biggest concerns for lab owners. To successfully navigate the dynamic landscape of scientific R&D and develop strategies to optimize lab operations, sustainability, and strategic decision-making, lab owners and managers must adopt a proactive and adaptive approach and innovative cost-effective equipment... Read more »

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5:50PM - 6:00PM

Closing Remarks by Conference Chair and AMG World

Speaker

  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Drinks Reception – Hosted by Agilent

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.