SmartLab Digital is a complementary online series featuring live interactive webinars with hand-picked case studies by pharmaceutical industry experts and thought leaders all focused on digital excellence within the laboratory

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Data Integrity & Security

Data Analytics

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Learn from Lab Informatics World Leaders

Lab informatics experts from the world’s leading companies are coming together online to share their informatics strategies.

Network with cross-industry peers

Benchmark your strategies alongside senior lab informatics peers across globe at this online event.

Empower yourself with the right solutions & services

Meet the leading solution providers relevant to your strategic lab needs through our online sessions.

Customise your own interactive agenda

Build your own agenda of live webinars and on-demand sessions, relevant to your current priorities – no time wasted!

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Session 2: On-Demand

TitleAchieve Total Data Integrity & Security in the Lab

Speaker: Ed Ferrara, CISO at CSL Behring

Session 3: On-Demand

Title: On Demand: Panel Discussion: Unlocking Innovation in the Lab

Speakers: Vassilios Pantazopoulos, Associate Director, R&D IT, Biogen

Bindu Raghavan, R&D IT Platform Lead, Monsanto

Jeffrey Klofft, VP R&D, Digital Solutions, PerkinElmer

Eli Groban, Senior Manager, BioNano Research, Autodesk

Moderated by Carmen Nitsche, Executive Director, Business Development, Pistoia Alliance

Session 1: 11am - 12pm GMT

Title: IT Security In The Lab - Interoperability & Integrity

Speaker: Jan Hauss, Head of R&D LIMS IT Manager, Merck KGaA

Session 2: On-Demand

TitleFuture-Proof Your Connected Lab

Speaker: Associate Director- Future Lab Technologies and Automation, MedImmune

Day 4 - Thursday, 9th November 2017

Topic: Interoperability, Data Integrity & Security

Session 2: On-Demand

TitleAniML Data Standards

Speaker: Burkard Schaefer, Lead Architect at AnIML

Session 1: On-Demand

Title: Repurpose & Recycle - Getting the Most From Your Archived Data

Speaker: Paul-James Jones, Lead IT Business Consultant, Boehringer Ingelheim

Session 1: 3pm - 4pm GMT

Title: The path to digital transformation in life science

Speaker: Alok Tayi, PhD, Co-founder & CEO, TetraScience

Day 5 - Friday, 10th November 2017

Topic: Connected Labs & Harnessing the IoT

Day 3 - Wednesday, 8th November 2017

Topic: Data Management: Standards & Compliance

Session 4: On-Demand

Title: Kick Start Collaboration and Productivity with Smart
Lab Planning

Speaker: Bernard t’Serstevens, Senior Manager, International QC, GSK

Session 3: 3pm - 4pm GMT

Title: Simplifying Digital Strategies – Moving Beyond
Point Solutions in Lab Informatics

Speaker: Steve Hayward, Product Marketing Manager, Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA

Session 3: 3:30pm - 4:30pm GMT

Title: Infrastructure is Data Too

Speaker: Jennifer Heymont, Bioinformatician, Eisai Research Institute

Session 2: 2pm - 3pm GMT

Title Integrated Informatics for Biologics Discovery

Speaker: Robert D Brown, VP Product Marketing & Stephen Manning, Principal Application Scientist, Dotmatics

Session 1: 11am - 12pm GMT

Title: Data integrity risks addressed by a digitalized lab

Speaker: Roberto Castelnovo, Owner of NL42 Consulting | Paperless Lab Academy

Session 1: 11am - 12pm GMT

Title: The Future of Lab Informatics

Speaker: Scott Weiss. VP Product Strategy, IDBS

Day 1 - Monday, 6th November 2017

Topic: Furthering the Potential of your Lab

Day 2 - Tuesday, 7th November 2017

Topic: Furthering the Potential of your Lab

2017 Agenda

Session 2: 1:30pm - 2:30pm GMT

TitleUX for R&D life sciences

Speaker: Paula de Matos, Project Manager for UX/UCD at Pistoia Alliance

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Session 3: 5pm - 6pm GMT

TitleCold Chain Data Monitoring and IoT Connectivity – More than Just Temperature Control

Speaker:Evan Whitelock, Product Marketing, Aeris



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  • Targeted GDPR Compliant Lead Generation
  • Become a Thought Leader in Your Industry
  • Expose your Brand to our Global Audience
  • Live Engagement with Attendees
  • No travel or booth costs
  • No concurrent sessions 

AI & Machine Learning

Efficiency & Productivity

Resource Centre

Day 1 - 12th March 2019

Day 3 - 14th March 2019

Day 2 - 13th March 2019

[Panel] The Opportunity for AI to Empower Life Science R&D
Speakers: Dr. Alan Louie, Ph.D., Research Director, IDC Health Insights Life Sciences Practice
Dr. Isabelle deZegher, MD, MSc, VP Engineering, PAREXEL International

3:00 - 3:45 PM GMT

Using Big Data Analytics & AI to drive ROI in Drug Discovery
Speaker: Nataraj Dasgupta, Author, Practical Big Data Analytics: Hands-on Techniques to Implement Enterprise Analytics and Machine Learning
Don van Dyke, Chief Operating Officer, Cloud Pharmaceuticals

The Missing Link to Improving Efficiency and Productivity in the Digital Lab
Speakers: Jay Campbell, Chief Commercial Officer & Paul Donohoe, Chief Technology Officer, Somark

Ensuring Data Quality, Integrity and Security in the Move Towards Automation
Speaker: Steven Brown, Quality Site Head / Global NTO Data Integrity Team Lead, Novartis

11:00 - 11:45 AM GMT

4:00 - 4:45 PM GMT

2:30 - 3:15 PM GMT

[Case Study] Optimizing Clinical Trials Using Machine Learning, RPA & IoT

From Data to Actionable Information: How to Benefit from a Company-Wide Integrated Information Management System
- Insights into how you can really benefit from an integrated information management system

[Case Study] Future Proofing your Digital Road Map 
Speaker: Richard Caron, Associate Director, Global MQIT, Eli Lilly

3:00 - 3:45 PM GMT

2:00 - 2:45 PM GMT

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4:00 - 5:00 PM GMT

4:00 - 4:45 PM GMT

Lessons Learned from Successful Delivery of a Standardized, Integrated Digital Change on a Global Scale
Speaker: Ashley George, CTO, Co-Founder, Pistoia Alliance, Former Head of Innovation, GSK
Christopher Boone, Vice President, Real World Data and Analytics, Pfizer

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Our Registrants Include

Paul Donohoe
Chief Technology Officer 

Jay Campbell
Chief Commercial Officer

Dr. Alan Louie, Ph.D. Research Director
IDC Health Insights Life Sciences Practice

Dr. Isabelle deZegher, MD MSc VP Engineering 
PAREXEL International

Richard Caron
Associate Director, Global MQIT
Eli Lilly

Ashley George
CTO, Co-Founder, Pistoia Alliance 
Former Head of Innovation, GSK

Christopher Boone
VP Real World Data and Analytics Pfizer

Nataraj Dasgupta
Practical Big Data Analytics

Our Speakers
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