Agenda
Plenary Sessions
The Digital Lab
The Connected Lab
The Innovation Lab
Round Tables
13:30
Keynote Address: Redefining the Lab to Meet the Challenges of Modern Life Science Research
Plenary Sessions
13:30 BST
Start time: 07:30 CDT | 08:30 EDT | 13:30 BST | 14:30 CEST |
Hal Stern, VP & CIO, R&D, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Richard Milne, Vice President and General Manager for Digital Science, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Vijay Raju, Global Head of Analytical R&D, Novartis
14:40
The Digital Lab Track: Advances in Data Science that Drive Innovation in the Lab
The Digital Lab
14:40 BST
Start time: 08:40 CDT | 09:40 EDT | 14:40 BST | 15:40 CEST |
Peter Grandsard, Executive Director, Research, Amgen
Haydn Boehm, Head of Commercial Marketing, Connected Lab, Merck Group

From molecule to market with computational and data science
Peter Grandsard, Executive Director Research, Amgen

How to Tap into Pharma’s $100bn Digital Transformation Opportunity
Haydn Boehm, Head of Commercial Marketing, Connected Lab, Merck Group

The Connected Lab Track: Managing Equipment, Improving Automation and Productivity in the Lab
The Connected Lab
14:40 BST
Start time: 08:40 CDT | 09:40 EDT | 14:40 BST | 15:40 CEST |
Joshua Bishop, MRL IT, Digital Lab Lead , MSD
Rob Brown, VP Product Marketing , Dotmatics

How Commodity Technology can make your Instruments Intelligent Partners in Research & Development – Data Streaming and Standardization Services
Joshua Bishop, Associate Director, Digital Laboratory Scientific Support, MSD

Integrating Lab Data Automation and Scientific Informatics Platforms to Facilitate Data-Centric Research
Rob Brown, VP Product Marketing, Dotmatics

The Innovation Lab Track: Bringing the Lab of the Future to Life
The Innovation Lab
14:40 BST
Start time: 08:40 CDT | 09:40 EDT | 14:40 BST | 15:40 CEST |
Tim Williamson, Head of North America R&D Hub Management Office, Sanofi
Mark McCord-Amasis, VP Real Estate and Facilities , Seattle Genetics

Sanofi Case Study

Tim Williamson, AVP, Hub Mgmt Office Head, NA R&D, Sanofi

Lab workspace design and utilization that drives creativity and innovation in research

Mark McCord-Amasis, VP, Real Estate & Facilities, Seattle Genetics

15:40
Round Table Work Groups
Round Tables
15:40 BST
Start time: 09:40 CDT | 10:40 EDT | 15:40 BST | 16:40 CEST |
Moderators,

Delegates are invited to join moderated working groups on the following subjects. Participants will be able to discuss common problems, share experiences and solutions to different elements of an implementation of the Lab of the Future. A camera-on session, the groups are limited to 15 and reserved on a first-come first-served basis.

Round Table 1 – Automation principles

Round Table 2 – FAIR Data implementation

Round Table 3 – Quick connectivity wins

Round Table 4 – Selling change

Round Table 5 – Data and AI fundamentals

16:10
The Digital Lab Track: Data Governance and Digitalization
The Digital Lab
16:10 BST
Start time: 10:10 CDT | 11:10 EDT | 16:10 BST | 17:10 CEST |
Pamela Sepulveda, Director, Digital Strategy, Pfizer
Dennis Della Corte, Chief Science Officer, ZONTAL

Good Data Stewardship as a Driver for Digital Transformation

Pamela Sepulveda, Director, Digital Strategy, Pfizer

Dennis Della Corte, Chief Science Officer, ZONTAL

The Connected Lab Track: The Application of AI in Drug Discovery and Development
The Connected Lab
16:10 BST
Start time: 10:10 CDT | 11:10 EDT | 16:10 BST | 17:10 CEST |
Ross Walker, Global Head of Scientific Computing, GSK

This stream covers the ways labs connect to facilitate globalized research and specialization hubs as well as the innovations and technology that automate the lab, connect devices and enable scientists to spend their time on science.

Dry lab integration, Operating platforms, distributed research, Process and workflow automation, Robotics, Equipment utilisation, IoLT, Wearables, VR modelling, Augmented reality, Voice control

The Innovation Lab Track: Multi-Party Collaboration in Pursuit of Precision Medicines
The Innovation Lab
16:10 BST
Start time: 10:10 CDT | 11:10 EDT | 16:10 BST | 17:10 CEST |
Tom Hudson, Chief Scientific Officer, AbbVie
  • Advancing Innovation through win-win collaborations
17:10
The Digital Lab Track: Getting actionable insights from your data
The Digital Lab
17:10 BST
Start time: 11:10 CDT | 12:10 EDT | 17:10 BST | 18:10 CEST |
Joel Dudley, Chief Scientific Officer, Tempus Labs
Laura Williams, Discovery Biology Lead, GSK

A Data-Driven Approach to Drug Discovery & Development

Joel Dudley, Chief Scientific Officer, Tempus Labs

Asking the Right Questions: How GSK Pharma is Linking Data to Knowledge

Laura Williams, Discovery Biology Technology Lead, GSK

The Connected Lab Track: Utilisation of Novel Technologies in Early Research
The Connected Lab
17:10 BST
Start time: 11:10 CDT | 12:10 EDT | 17:10 BST | 18:10 CEST |
Szczepan Baran, Head of Emerging Technologies, Novartis

Reimagining and transforming preclinical research through computer vision, ML & extended reality

Szczepan Baran, Head of Emerging Technologies, Comparative Medicine, Novartis

The Innovation Lab Track: Improving Sustainability in Life Science Research
The Innovation Lab
17:10 BST
Start time: 11:10 CDT | 12:10 EDT | 17:10 BST | 18:10 CEST |
Rachael Relph, Chief Sustainability Officer, My Green Lab
A representative, , Avantor
18:10
Round Table Work Groups
Round Tables
18:10 BST
Start time: 12:10 CDT | 13:10 EDT | 18:10 BST | 19:10 CEST |
Moderators,

Delegates are invited to join moderated working groups on the following subjects. Participants will be able to discuss common problems, share experiences and solutions to different elements of an implementation of the Lab of the Future. A camera-on session, the groups are limited to 15 and reserved on a first-come first-served basis.

Round Table 6 – Automation principles

Round Table 7 – FAIR Data implementation

Round Table 8 – Quick connectivity wins

Round Table 9 – Selling change

Round Table 10 – Data and AI fundamentals

18:40
Close of Day 1
Plenary Sessions
18:40 BST
Start time: 12:40 CDT | 13:40 EDT | 18:40 BST | 19:40 CEST |
13:30
Keynote Address: Digitalisation – Driving Open Science for Next-Generation Therapeutics
Plenary Sessions
13:30 BST
Start time: 07:30 CDT | 08:30 EDT | 13:30 BST | 14:30 CEST |
Mark Borowsky, CIO, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
14:40
The Digital Lab Track: Liberating Bench Scientists through AI
The Digital Lab
14:40 BST
Start time: 08:40 CDT | 09:40 EDT | 14:40 BST | 15:40 CEST |
David Johnson, VP Informatics, Data Science & AI, Moderna
Tim Gardner, CEO, Riffyn

Enabling scientists with AI: How AI enables scientists to focus on their core jobs in drug development

David Johnson, VP, Informatics, Data Science & AI, Moderna

Tim Gardner, CEO, Ryffin

The Connected Lab Track: Novel Technologies to Improve Laboratory Processes and Workflows
The Connected Lab
14:40 BST
Start time: 08:40 CDT | 09:40 EDT | 14:40 BST | 15:40 CEST |
Clark Leininger, Lab Workflow & Data Stewardship Client Partner, Pfizer
A LabTwin Representative, , LabTwin
The Innovation Lab Track: Collaborative Innovation in Action
The Innovation Lab
14:40 BST
Start time: 08:40 CDT | 09:40 EDT | 14:40 BST | 15:40 CEST |
Lesley Solomon, Senior VP & Chief Innovation Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Steve Rees, Vice-President of the Discovery Biology, AstraZeneca

Multi-stakeholder collaboration in pursuit of precision oncology therapeutics

Lesley Solomon, SVP Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Multiparty collaboration in discovery research

Steve Rees, VP Discovery Biology, AstraZeneca

15:40
Round Table Work Groups
Round Tables
15:40 BST
Start time: 09:40 CDT | 10:40 EDT | 15:40 BST | 16:40 CEST |
Moderators,

Delegates are invited to join moderated working groups on the following subjects. Participants will be able to discuss common problems, share experiences and solutions to different elements of an implementation of the Lab of the Future. A camera-on session, the groups are limited to 15 and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

16:10
The Digital Lab Track: Improving the Reproducibility and Integrity of your Data
The Digital Lab
16:10 BST
Start time: 10:10 CDT | 11:10 EDT | 16:10 BST | 17:10 CEST |
Trung Thiếu, Associate Scientist V, Downstream Process Department, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Mike Tarselli, Chief Scientific Officer, TetraScience
Dana Vanderwall, Director of Biology & Preclinical IT, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Ghosts of R&D Data: Past, Present, and Yet to Come

Trung Thiếu, Associate Scientist V, Downstream Process Department, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Mike Tarselli, Chief Scientific Officer, TetraScience

Data standardisation best practices

Dana Vanderwall, Director, Biology IT, Bristol-Myers Squibb

The Connected Lab Track: Enabling Seamless Access to Shared Data
The Connected Lab
16:10 BST
Start time: 10:10 CDT | 11:10 EDT | 16:10 BST | 17:10 CEST |
Dana Caulder, Director of Software Engineering, Genentech
17:10
The Digital Lab Track: End to End Digitalization
The Digital Lab
17:10 BST
Start time: 11:10 CDT | 12:10 EDT | 17:10 BST | 18:10 CEST |
Tammy Muff, Associate Director, Information Technology, Laboratory Computing Services, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Stuart Wonfor, Senior End to End Capability Service Manager, AstraZeneca
Vasu Rangadass, President & CEO, L7 Informatics

Modernising informatics workflows to drive innovation in research

Tammy Muff, Associate Director, Information Technology, Laboratory Computing Services, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Stuart Wonfor, Senior End to End Capability Service Manager, AstraZeneca

Vasu Rangadass, President & CEO, L7 Informatics

18:40
Close of Congress
Plenary Sessions
18:40 BST
Start time: 12:40 CDT | 13:40 EDT | 18:40 BST | 19:40 CEST |