9th - 10th February 2016, Munich

09 - 10 February, 2016

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  • Interview: Bayer Pharma

    Gernot Goeller, Head O&I CoE ED&CMC at Bayer Pharma who played a vital role when his organisation made the transition to a paperless lab shares his advice and discusses the main benefits of developing a paperless lab. Gernot also finishes off by telling us how he thinks the vendor community can help him address his most pressing challenges.

  • "Cloud and apps in the future of R&D informatics" with Andrew Porter - Director of Enterprise Architecture at Merck
    Andrew is a seasoned Enterprise Architect and oversees the development of IT capabilities and roll-out of services at Merck.

    In this interview, Andrew gives an overview of the growing role of cloud in laboratory information management touching topics such as data sharing, open collaboration and data security.

    According to Andrew, collaborative analytics is heading towards shifting from behind the firewall to the cloud. Hear his predictions and recommendations for adopting your cloud strategy.
  • The SmartLab Exchange Post Event ReportThe SmartLab Exchange Post Event Report
    In February, the SmartLab Exchange brought together 70 Heads and Director of R&D, IT, Laboratory Informatics, QA/QC with a group of hand-picked leading analysts and solution providers to find solutions to the industry’s most pressing challenges and shape the right strategy to build a Smart Laboratory.

    This report gives you a snapshot of the SmartLab Exchange audience, their key preoccupations and investment plans over the months following the event.

  • The Periodic Table of Laboratory Information ManagementThe Periodic Table of Laboratory Information Management
    Sanofi, Covance, Merck and Industrial Lab Automation are sharing their views on some of the most debated linchpins of laboratory informatics.

    From Big Data and Knowledge Management to Collaboration and the Cloud, the SmartLab Exchange speakers look at the most pressing issues their organizations are facing sharing their expertise, recommendations and predictions for the future of the lab.
  • Standardisation and Integration Tool BoxStandardisation and Integration Tool Box
    With 80% of lab informatics professionals highlighting laboratory integration as a long-term strategic goal within their organization, we have created an infographic ahead of the SmartLab Exchange to help you achieve this. 

    This infographic will provide you with top tips and insights on product development cycles and the implications for a fully integrated data management strategy; benefits of data standardization and the solutions available; how the Chief Data Officer at Covance improved R&D efficiency, how the Director of Information Protection at Sanofi prevents data loss and ensures the security of sensitive information against cyber threats and much more!

  • Understanding Lab Informatics Professionals Top Challenges and Investment Priorities for 2016Understanding Lab Informatics Professionals Top Challenges and Investment Priorities for 2016
    Ahead of the SmartLab Exchange we have conducted an exclusive survey with over 100 senior lab informatics professionals across the world to discover their top challenges and investment priorities for 2016 and beyond. Download the report to find out:

    • The key trends, developments and solutions impacting the industry and the speed of lab transformation across the world for 2016
    • Top projects for lab informatics professionals in 2016
    • The key challenges lab informatics professionals face when investing in new solutions 
    And much more!
  • Lab Informatics LeadersLab Informatics Leaders' Top 15 Investment Priorities
    Ahead of the 2016 SmartLab Exchange, we surveyed our elite group of lab informatics leaders attending the event to understand their biggest lab informatics business challenges and which tools and solutions they plan to invest in over the next 6 - 12 months to to transform their informatics strategies for a more efficient, compliant and productive laboratory.

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  • The SmartLab Exchange Post Event ReportThe SmartLab Exchange Post Event Report
    In February, the SmartLab Exchange brought together 70 Heads and Director of R&D, IT, Laboratory Informatics, QA/QC with a group of hand-picked leading analysts and solution providers to find solutions to the industry’s most pressing challenges and shape the right strategy to build a Smart Laboratory.

    This report gives you a snapshot of the SmartLab Exchange audience, their key preoccupations and investment plans over the months following the event.

  • The Periodic Table of Laboratory Information ManagementThe Periodic Table of Laboratory Information Management
    Sanofi, Covance, Merck and Industrial Lab Automation are sharing their views on some of the most debated linchpins of laboratory informatics.

    From Big Data and Knowledge Management to Collaboration and the Cloud, the SmartLab Exchange speakers look at the most pressing issues their organizations are facing sharing their expertise, recommendations and predictions for the future of the lab.
  • Standardisation and Integration Tool BoxStandardisation and Integration Tool Box
    With 80% of lab informatics professionals highlighting laboratory integration as a long-term strategic goal within their organization, we have created an infographic ahead of the SmartLab Exchange to help you achieve this. 

    This infographic will provide you with top tips and insights on product development cycles and the implications for a fully integrated data management strategy; benefits of data standardization and the solutions available; how the Chief Data Officer at Covance improved R&D efficiency, how the Director of Information Protection at Sanofi prevents data loss and ensures the security of sensitive information against cyber threats and much more!

  • Understanding Lab Informatics Professionals Top Challenges and Investment Priorities for 2016Understanding Lab Informatics Professionals Top Challenges and Investment Priorities for 2016
    Ahead of the SmartLab Exchange we have conducted an exclusive survey with over 100 senior lab informatics professionals across the world to discover their top challenges and investment priorities for 2016 and beyond. Download the report to find out:

    • The key trends, developments and solutions impacting the industry and the speed of lab transformation across the world for 2016
    • Top projects for lab informatics professionals in 2016
    • The key challenges lab informatics professionals face when investing in new solutions 
    And much more!

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  • Lab Informatics LeadersLab Informatics Leaders' Top 15 Investment Priorities
    Ahead of the 2016 SmartLab Exchange, we surveyed our elite group of lab informatics leaders attending the event to understand their biggest lab informatics business challenges and which tools and solutions they plan to invest in over the next 6 - 12 months to to transform their informatics strategies for a more efficient, compliant and productive laboratory.

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Innovative Lab Informatics Technology

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  • Interview: Bayer Pharma

    Gernot Goeller, Head O&I CoE ED&CMC at Bayer Pharma who played a vital role when his organisation made the transition to a paperless lab shares his advice and discusses the main benefits of developing a paperless lab. Gernot also finishes off by telling us how he thinks the vendor community can help him address his most pressing challenges.

  • Interview: Gartner

    In this insightful Michael Shanler, Research Director at Gartner shares with us his perspective on how he sees mobile technology impactingthe lab efficiency, what processes and tools professionals should invest in to streamline operation and reduce costs. Finally Michael gives us his exclusive insight into the hottest lab informatics trends for 2014.

  • Interview: Pistoia Alliance

    John Wise, Executive Director at the Pistoia Alliance talks to us about the importance of implementing mobile devices in lab projects and how we need to start embracing the Cloud as it provides a lot of opportunities when it comes to managing data.

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  • Forces & Trends that Will Impact the Laboratory Informatics Market in 2014

    Ahead of the 9th SmartLab Exchange on the 25-26 of February in Munich, Michael Shanler, Research Director at Gartner, John Wise, Executive Director at The Pistoia Alliance and Gernot Goeller, Head O&I CoE ED &CMC at Bayer Pharma took part in a series of interviews surrounding the key trends that will impact the laboratory informatics industry in 2014 and beyond. The interviews have been collated into the eBook: 2014 Forces & Trends.

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  • "Cloud and apps in the future of R&D informatics" with Andrew Porter - Director of Enterprise Architecture at Merck
    Andrew is a seasoned Enterprise Architect and oversees the development of IT capabilities and roll-out of services at Merck.

    In this interview, Andrew gives an overview of the growing role of cloud in laboratory information management touching topics such as data sharing, open collaboration and data security.

    According to Andrew, collaborative analytics is heading towards shifting from behind the firewall to the cloud. Hear his predictions and recommendations for adopting your cloud strategy.
  • "Big Data and Scientific Knowledge Management" with Peter Boogaard - CEO at Industrial Lab Automation
    Peter, also known as the ‘flying Dutchman’, is founder and director of Industrial Lab Automation, consulting for laboratory informatics executive globally.

    He specializes in integration in lab environments, knowledge management and quality by design.

    So what is Big Data really about? In this interview, Peter will share his insight on the question and predictions for the future of scientific knowledge management.

    New technologies, change management and industry examples are part of the mix!
  • "Enabling Multi-Organization Collaboration" - with Dimitris Agrafiotis - Chief Data Officer at Covance

    Dimitris has over 10 years expertise in pharmaceutical R&D and is now Chief Data Officer for the 2nd biggest contract research organization globally.

    In this interview, Dimitris talks about the impact of collaboration in a product development cycle and the implications for data management.

  • "Create and maintain an inspection ready environment" with Stuart Miller - Director of Quality Systems Informatics at Sanofi
    Stuart  is responsible for deploying Sanofi’s corporate solutions for laboratory information and quality management systems. Creator of the LIMS Mailing List in 1995, Stuart has a wide experience of laboratory informatics (from both user and vendor side) specifically LIMS and ELN, and their capabilities and applications in a changing market.

    In this interview, Stuart shares his thoughts on how organizations can tackle regulatory compliance and validation issues with some insight on Sanofi’s approach to quality.

Big Data Science: Driving Productivity. Enabling Collaboration

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R&D

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Data Security

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Lab Automation and New Technologies

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  • LIMS & ELN: Overlap and Restructuring of the Vendor Market
    Peter Boogaard (Industrial Lab Automation), Stuart Miller (Genzyme/Sanofi) and Julie Spirk (Pfizer) discuss the trends and emerging concerns laboratories are facing in today’s market. The panel focuses on LIMS and ELN and how they are impacting lab operations.

2016 Speakers Include:

Bayer
Christoph Schaub
Director of Early Development & CMC IT Systems
Bayer
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Nickolas Savage
Acting ASAC
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Industrial Lab Automation
Peter Boogaard
Chief Executive Officer
Industrial Lab Automation
Gartner
Michael Shanler
Research Director
Gartner
Danone
Jose Duarte
Director of IT/IS
Danone
Pistoia Alliance
John Wise
Executive Director
Pistoia Alliance
Roche
Alexander Rossi
Head of Laboratory Informatics for R&D
Roche
Novartis
Roger Benz
Global QC Expert
Novartis
AstraZeneca
Mats Sundgren
Principal Scientist
AstraZeneca
Mars
Ashley Scribbins
Head of Laboratory Sciences
Mars
Syngenta
Martin Rice
Data Specialist
Syngenta
AkzoNobel
Tony Davies
Lead Scientist
AkzoNobel
University of Southampton
Jeremy G. Frey
Head of Physical Chemistry Teaching
University of Southampton
Pfizer
Arnaud Sartre
Global LIMS Business Leader
Pfizer
Merck
Jan Hauß
Head of R&D LIMS
Merck
The Coca-Cola Company
Russell MacKenzie
Director of Laboratory Informatics
The Coca-Cola Company
Chanel
Christophe Peres
Head of Fragrance Analytical Research
Chanel
Novartis
Juergen Schmitz
Global Head of Technical Operations and Quality IT
Novartis
Almirall
Pere Guiro
Head of Pharmaceutical Technology
Almirall