LAF Europe 2023 Seminars

8:00AM - 8:45AM

Registration and Networking

8:50AM - 9:00AM

Opening Remarks

Emily Donohoe, Conference Director, AMG World

9:00AM

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

Speaker

  • 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

Speaker

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 immediately afterwards over the refreshment break.
Hear from leading solution providers specialising in lab equipment, lab machinery, lab automation, construction, and renovation,
building services and many more that can assist your organisation in its lab facilities journey.

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

12:00PM - 1:00PM

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

Speaker

12:00PM

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

Speaker

  • Ines Ladeiro UnilabsInes Ladeiro Group Regulatory Affairs – Licensing Manager - UniLabs Group Services
12:00PM

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

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: The Importance of IT/Tech Planning at the Design Stage: Layout, Coordination and Future- Proofing

Speaker

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

Speaker

3:10PM - 4:10PM

Roundtable Discussion: Integrating Lab Support Services and Strategic Asset Management: Real-Time Asset Tracking, Minimized Downtime, Streamline Productivity

4:15PM - 4:45PM

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

Speakers

  • 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

5:40PM

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.

8:00AM - 8:45AM

Registration and Networking

8:50AM - 9:00AM

Opening Remarks

Emily Donohoe, Conference Director, AMG World

9:00AM

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

Speaker

  • 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

Speaker

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 immediately afterwards over the refreshment break.
Hear from leading solution providers specialising in lab equipment, lab machinery, lab automation, construction, and renovation,
building services and many more that can assist your organisation in its lab facilities journey.

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

12:00PM - 1:00PM

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

Speaker

12:00PM

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

Speaker

  • Ines Ladeiro UnilabsInes Ladeiro Group Regulatory Affairs – Licensing Manager - UniLabs Group Services
12:00PM

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

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Roundtable Discussion: The Importance of IT/Tech Planning at the Design Stage: Layout, Coordination and Future- Proofing

Speaker

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

Speaker

4:15PM - 4:45PM

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

Speakers

  • 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

5:40PM

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.