Lab Facilities Summit West 2023 Seminars

7:00AM - 7:50AM

Registration and Networking

7:55AM - 8:00AM

Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

Speaker

  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics
8:00AM - 8:30AM

Adhering to Strict Safety Standards and Best Practices Preparation for Facility Inspection

 Evaluating potential biohazards and classifying them for effective risk management and compliance
 Developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for biohazard handling
 Leadership and culture: Promoting training, awareness, and access control for enhanced safety and adherence
 Conducting regular audits and risk assessments to meet waste management requirements

Speaker

  • Melissa Gutierrez Associate Director of Facilities & Operations - Seawolf Therapeutics
8:30AM - 9:00AM

HVAC Considerations for Lab Facilities: Installation, Monitoring, and Control

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Operational Readiness: Integrating the Lab into Site Operations

 Creating a conducive environment for people to succeed
 Developing operative lab design to improve performance and workflows
 Effective collaboration between lab operations and other departments
 Industry-wide case studies and strategies

Speaker

9:30AM - 10:10AM

Technology Demonstrations

10:10AM - 10:50AM

Networking Break and Exhibition

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: AR Technology: Expert at your Fingertips, Up-skilling Remotely, and Managing All the Change

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: Exploring Regulations and Strategies for Safe Labs: Cal/OSHA, DTSC,CEQA/AQMD and RHB/Misc

Speaker

  • Anthony Navarro Director of Lab Ops, Facilities, and IT - Sonata Therapeutics
10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: Optimizing Lab Operations by Forecasting and Managing Supplies and Supply Chain for Researchers

Speakers

  • Scott Sun Lab Operations Manager - Alloy Therapeutics
  • Tyler Faling AlloyTyler Faling Facilities & Lab Operations Manager - Alloy Therapeutics
10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: Urgency for Agile Change Across the Lab Lifecycle

Speaker

  • Laura Hanks Senior Director of Strategic Accounts - Lab Design Tool, powered by Kaon Interactive
11:50AM - 12:20PM

Balancing Costs, Benefits and Return on Investment for Facility Upgrades, Renovations and Relocations

12:20PM - 1:20PM

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

1:20PM - 1:50PM

Integrating Movable and Modular Technologies and Equipment to Enable Adaptable and Flexible Interior Spaces

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Creating KPIs and Metrics for Designing and Operating the Lab of the Future in a Rapidly Evolving Environment

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Enhancing Operations by Developing an Emergency Response Plan to Manage Earthquake and Fire Scenarios

Speaker

  • Kerri AndersonKerri Anderson Senior Manager of Operations - Zentalis Pharmaceuticals
1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Managing Stocking, Consumption, Storage, and Inventory Control to Ensure Efficiency and Safety in Lab Operations

Speaker

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Relocation Planning: Minimizing Disruption to Research During Facility Relocation and Site Developments

Speaker

2:50PM - 3:30PM

Technology Demonstrations

3:30PM - 4:00PM

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion Proudly Hosted by Tria Design

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Lab Ops for Small Companies: Procedures to Plan and Manage the Unique Complexities

Speaker

  • Stephanie Perry KumquatStephanie Perry Associate Director of Laboratory Operations - Kumquat Biosciences Inc
4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Carbon Footprint and Enhance Environmental Benefits Within Labs

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Occupant-Centric Design Strategy for Lab Spaces: Improving Productivity, Efficiency, and Ensuring Flexibility, Safety, Comfort, and User Well-Being

Speaker

  • Steven Doran Stemson TherapeuticsSteven Doran Laboratory Operations Manager - Stemson Therapeutics
5:00PM - 5:45PM

Regional Challenges Associated with Lab Design and Operations: Geographical Considerations, Future-Proofing, and Occupant-Centricity Panel Discussion

The environmental conditions, architectural styles, use of space, resources, regulations, and other factors are distinct on the East and West coasts. Owners and
managers of labs face unique challenges as a result of these variations and must discover innovative ways to overcome them.
This panel will examine the similarities and differences between regions and the different approaches required for lab design and operations to enhance efficiency,
safety, comfort, and productivity.
 Comparing the unique regional challenges associated with cost, space, regulations, skills, resources, and supply chain
 Considering and applying the appropriate design characteristics to meet the unique climate requirements and maximize user comfort
 Overcoming the challenges associated with the talent shortage: How can we attract, retain, and develop talent to become the leaders of tomorrow
 Space management and equipment handling: Evaluating the impacts of lab automation and the increase in technology on planning
 Improving energy efficiency and waste disposal management to achieve sustainability goals and meet wider business objectives

Speakers

  • Laura Hanks Senior Director of Strategic Accounts - Lab Design Tool, powered by Kaon Interactive
  • Lea De Rosa Cabaletta BioLea De Rosa Associate Director Lab Operations - Cabaletta Bio
  • Kaili Chickering Affini-TKaili Chickering Senior Lab Manager - Affini-T Therapeutics
  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics
5:45PM - 5:50PM

Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and Close of Conference

Speaker

  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics
5:50PM - 6:00PM

A Message from Your Drink Reception Host, Agilent Technologies: Asset Performance Management and the Impact on Lab Operations

Speaker

  • Steve Heffner National Sales Director, CrossLab Services - Agilent CrossLab Group
7:00AM - 7:50AM

Registration and Networking

7:55AM - 8:00AM

Opening Remarks from the Conference Chair

Speaker

  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics
8:00AM - 8:30AM

Adhering to Strict Safety Standards and Best Practices Preparation for Facility Inspection

 Evaluating potential biohazards and classifying them for effective risk management and compliance
 Developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for biohazard handling
 Leadership and culture: Promoting training, awareness, and access control for enhanced safety and adherence
 Conducting regular audits and risk assessments to meet waste management requirements

Speaker

  • Melissa Gutierrez Associate Director of Facilities & Operations - Seawolf Therapeutics
8:30AM - 9:00AM

HVAC Considerations for Lab Facilities: Installation, Monitoring, and Control

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Operational Readiness: Integrating the Lab into Site Operations

 Creating a conducive environment for people to succeed
 Developing operative lab design to improve performance and workflows
 Effective collaboration between lab operations and other departments
 Industry-wide case studies and strategies

Speaker

9:30AM - 10:10AM

Technology Demonstrations

10:10AM - 10:50AM

Networking Break and Exhibition

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: AR Technology: Expert at your Fingertips, Up-skilling Remotely, and Managing All the Change

10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: Exploring Regulations and Strategies for Safe Labs: Cal/OSHA, DTSC,CEQA/AQMD and RHB/Misc

Speaker

  • Anthony Navarro Director of Lab Ops, Facilities, and IT - Sonata Therapeutics
10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: Optimizing Lab Operations by Forecasting and Managing Supplies and Supply Chain for Researchers

Speakers

  • Scott Sun Lab Operations Manager - Alloy Therapeutics
  • Tyler Faling AlloyTyler Faling Facilities & Lab Operations Manager - Alloy Therapeutics
10:50AM - 11:50AM

Roundtable Discussion: Urgency for Agile Change Across the Lab Lifecycle

Speaker

  • Laura Hanks Senior Director of Strategic Accounts - Lab Design Tool, powered by Kaon Interactive
11:50AM - 12:20PM

Balancing Costs, Benefits and Return on Investment for Facility Upgrades, Renovations and Relocations

12:20PM - 1:20PM

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

1:20PM - 1:50PM

Integrating Movable and Modular Technologies and Equipment to Enable Adaptable and Flexible Interior Spaces

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Creating KPIs and Metrics for Designing and Operating the Lab of the Future in a Rapidly Evolving Environment

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Enhancing Operations by Developing an Emergency Response Plan to Manage Earthquake and Fire Scenarios

Speaker

  • Kerri AndersonKerri Anderson Senior Manager of Operations - Zentalis Pharmaceuticals
1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Managing Stocking, Consumption, Storage, and Inventory Control to Ensure Efficiency and Safety in Lab Operations

Speaker

1:50PM - 2:50PM

Roundtable Discussion: Relocation Planning: Minimizing Disruption to Research During Facility Relocation and Site Developments

Speaker

2:50PM - 3:30PM

Technology Demonstrations

3:30PM - 4:00PM

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion Proudly Hosted by Tria Design

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Lab Ops for Small Companies: Procedures to Plan and Manage the Unique Complexities

Speaker

  • Stephanie Perry KumquatStephanie Perry Associate Director of Laboratory Operations - Kumquat Biosciences Inc
4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Carbon Footprint and Enhance Environmental Benefits Within Labs

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: Occupant-Centric Design Strategy for Lab Spaces: Improving Productivity, Efficiency, and Ensuring Flexibility, Safety, Comfort, and User Well-Being

Speaker

  • Steven Doran Stemson TherapeuticsSteven Doran Laboratory Operations Manager - Stemson Therapeutics
5:00PM - 5:45PM

Regional Challenges Associated with Lab Design and Operations: Geographical Considerations, Future-Proofing, and Occupant-Centricity Panel Discussion

The environmental conditions, architectural styles, use of space, resources, regulations, and other factors are distinct on the East and West coasts. Owners and
managers of labs face unique challenges as a result of these variations and must discover innovative ways to overcome them.
This panel will examine the similarities and differences between regions and the different approaches required for lab design and operations to enhance efficiency,
safety, comfort, and productivity.
 Comparing the unique regional challenges associated with cost, space, regulations, skills, resources, and supply chain
 Considering and applying the appropriate design characteristics to meet the unique climate requirements and maximize user comfort
 Overcoming the challenges associated with the talent shortage: How can we attract, retain, and develop talent to become the leaders of tomorrow
 Space management and equipment handling: Evaluating the impacts of lab automation and the increase in technology on planning
 Improving energy efficiency and waste disposal management to achieve sustainability goals and meet wider business objectives

Speakers

  • Laura Hanks Senior Director of Strategic Accounts - Lab Design Tool, powered by Kaon Interactive
  • Lea De Rosa Cabaletta BioLea De Rosa Associate Director Lab Operations - Cabaletta Bio
  • Kaili Chickering Affini-TKaili Chickering Senior Lab Manager - Affini-T Therapeutics
  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics
5:45PM - 5:50PM

Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and Close of Conference

Speaker

  • Amanda Allen Odyssey TherapeuticsAmanda Allen Executive Director, Facilities and Operations - Odyssey Therapeutics
5:50PM - 6:00PM

A Message from Your Drink Reception Host, Agilent Technologies: Asset Performance Management and the Impact on Lab Operations

Speaker

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