Accelerating R&D through Automation, Connectivity and Digitalization

May 19, 2021
Free ONLINE event for pharmaceutical & biotechnology professionals

The Smart Lab, Automation & Technology Virtual event will provide you with the necessary tools to:

The benefits of Technology and Automation is clear, but the transition to Lab 4.0 is complex due to the steep learning curve and cultural shift required to drive change. With this in mind, this Virtual Summit will focus on identifying, selecting and implementing appropriate technology will require a comprehensive roadmap, risk management strategy and the right skills and knowledge to drive each project forward.

 

  • Identify emerging technology that will accelerate early discovery and R&D

 

  • Assess the value proposition for lab automation and develop a roadmap for successful implementation

 

  • Digitally optimize your laboratory workflows to drive efficiency, productivity and quality gains

 

  • Create and implement an effective data quality and analytics strategy which facilitates improved decision-making and connectivity

 

  • Manage the mindset and culture shift required for digital empowerment and successful transition to end-to-end laboratory automation

 

  • Align your strategy with the evolving vendor landscape to create strong partnership-driven relationships with solutions providers

Learn from our expert speakers and panelists:

Abhishek Mathur, Director, Global Research (Biologics), Amgen

Neeraj Vyas, Global Director, Head of Industry 4.0, CSL Behring

Mary Belfast, Senior Scientist, Automation Manager, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Mike Tarselli, Ph.D., MBA, CSO, TetraScience

Felipe Albrecht, Senior Scientist, Discovery Informatics, Roche

Helen Li, Head of IT, Lilly Biotechnology Center, Eli Lilly and Company

Brenden Alexander, Associate Director, NA Engineering and Strategic Projects, Sanofi

Len Blackwell, Associate Director, Analytical Development & Strategic Analytics, Biogen

Mark-Colbrie Fischer, CEO, Strateos

Valery Polyakov, Head of Computational Chemistry, Sutro Biopharma Inc

Spin Wang, President and CTO, TetraScience

Cindy Novak-DeLaurell, Senior Manager, Lab Operations, Systems, Bristol Myers Squibb

Jason Ekert, Senior Director and Head of Complex In Vitro Models, GSK

Viral Vyas, Lead IT Business Partner, Global BioSpecimen and Imaging management, Bristol Myers Squibb

Peter Lee, Director of Science and Technology, Strateos

Smart Labs, Automation & Technology - Agenda

Wednesday, May 19 2021

 

08:55 – 09:00 Opening Remarks from AMG World

 

09:00 – 10:00 Exploring the Roadmap Towards Optimized, Connected Smart Labs of the Future

 

Moderator:

 

Peter Lee, Director of Science and Technology, Strateos

 

Panelists:

Cindy Novak-DeLaurell, Senior Manager, Lab Operations, Systems, Bristol Myers Squibb

Mary Belfast, Senior Scientist, Automation Manager, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Felipe Albrecht, Senior Scientist, Discovery Informatics, Roche

Valery Polyakov, Head of Computational Chemistry, Sutro Biopharma Inc

 

10:05 – 10:35 PT Spotlight Presentation Proudly Hosted by Strateos

 

Mark-Colbrie Fischer, CEO, Strateos

 

 

10:40 – 11:00 PT Technology Demonstrations

 

11:00 – 11:30 PT Networking Break and Virtual Exhibition

 

11:30 – 12:00 PT Labs of the Future: Smart, Flexible and Digitally Connected

 

Abhishek Mathur, Director, Global Research (Biologics), Amgen

 

12:05 – 12:35 PT Unlocking Data: Using the R&D Data Cloud to Enable Next-Gen Lab Tech

 

Spin Wang, President and CTO, TetraScience

 

12:40 – 13:15 PT Networking Lunch and Virtual Exhibition

 

13:15 – 14:15 PT Examining the Critical Role of Automation, Technology and Innovation for Accelerated Scientific Discovery and R&D

 

Moderator:

 

Mike Tarselli, Ph.D., MBA, CSO, TetraScience

 

Panelists:

Neeraj Vyas, Global Director, Head of Industry 4.0, CSL Behring

Helen Li, Head of IT, Lilly Biotechnology Center, Eli Lilly and Company

Jason Ekert, Senior Director and Head of Complex In Vitro Models, GSK

Brenden Alexander, Associate Director, NA Engineering and Strategic Projects, Sanofi

Viral Vyas, Lead IT Business Partner, Global BioSpecimen and Imaging management, Bristol Myers Squibb

 

14:20 – 14:55 PT The Journey Towards End-to-End Lab Automation

 

Len Blackwell, Associate Director, Analytical Development & Strategic Analytics, Biogen

 

14:55 PT Close of the conference

Who should attend:

Smart Labs, Automation & Technology 2021 is designed for VP’s, Directors, Heads and Managers from:

 

  • Automation / Robotics
  • R&D
  • Lab IT/ Research IT
  • Informatics
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control
  • Laboratory Operations & Strategy
  • Regulation, Compliance & Validation
  • Data & Analytics
  • Industry 4.0 / Lab 4.0
  • Emerging Technology / Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML)

 

Our sponsors include technology, service & solution providers specializing in:

 

  • Laboratory Automation / Lab Digitalization
  • Robotics
  • Informatics
  • Data & Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML)
  • Cloud Computing
  • IoT Hardware, Software, Platforms, Infrastructure
  • Cyber Security

Sponsors:

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Recent disruption has continued to re-shape the conventional approach to networking, creating an opportunity to continue business within a virtual setting.

 

Our attendees are actively working through their operational and transformational challenges, but they also require support from dedicated solution providers who can offer guidance, expertise and technology to help solve unique business problems.

 

It is critical that the vendor community continues to support their customers through open discussions and information exchange; as well as nurture existing relationships and building a pipeline of new and valuable leads.

 

For more information on how we are uniquely placed to help you shape and deliver your message to your target audience, contact us now!

 

Simon Wright
Commercial Director
Simon.wright@amg-world.co.uk  

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