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Event Date Mon Feb 17 CET - Tue Feb 18 CET (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Feb 17 2:00am - Tue Feb 18 11:00am
Location Hotel Palace Berlin
Budapester Straße 45 10787, Germany
Region EMEA

We are now sending exclusive invitations to bring together just 70 exclusive laboratory leaders to celebrate the 10 years of the Smartlab community. If you are interested in attending, enquire today.

An Exchange is made up of innovative learning and networking opportunities specifically designed for senior laboratory leaders in the R&D/R&D IT, Manufacturing and QA/QC space.The Exchange is an intimate environment that creates connections which become long-term partnerships. You will experience inspiring keynote addresses, in-depth case studies, structured networking and interactive discussion groups (our signature Think Tanks and BrainWeaves). The consultative one-to-one business meetings between attendees and solution providers are carefully scheduled throughout the Exchange to meet your specific business needs.

Lab Leaders You Will Meet At The Exchange?

To ensure Exchange offers the highest degree of relevancy, only Director level executives are invited to attend. This exclusive format allows delegates to connect with those peers whose insights they respect the most – through exceptional networking, business meetings and strategic information-sharing sessions.

The primary job functions of attending delegates includes:
• Global IT Director
• Director of R&D IT
• Director of R&D
• Head of Laboratory Informatics
• Director of Quality Assurance
• Director of Quality Control
• Head of Knowledge Management
• Director of Analytics
• Director Laboratory Compliance
• IT/Lab Project Leads
• Attendees will represent organisations from industries including:
• Pharmaceutical
• Biopharmaceutical
• Biotech
• Biobanking
• Medical device
• Petrochemical
• Biofuel
• Chemicals
• Cosmetics
• Food & beverage
• Defence
• Forensics
• Water
• Environmental
• Agriculture
• Consumer Goods


2020 Speakers

Amrik Mahal
Global Head of IT for Early Science, Astrazeneca

Juana Lucia Flores-Candia
Associate Director Innovation Programmes, GlaxoSmithKline

Jiri Fajt
Integration Delivery Lead, MRL IT, MSD

Nikolai Ivanov
Global Head of Biomarker & Biosensor Research, Philip Morris International

Jeremy Frey
Head of Computational Systems Chemistry, University of Southampton

Darryl Davis
Associate Director, Head of Biophysical Research and Analytical Development, Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson

Arkadiusz Szczecinski
New Technology Leader, Novartis

Angelika Fuchs
Head of Large Molecule Workflow, Roche

Heiner Niessen
Head of Quality & Compliance Applications, Merck

Eric De Maesschalck
Associate Director, Head of Global e-Analytics, UCB

Nick Ravenscroft
Senior Business Systems Analyst, Adaptimmune

Sten Hanke
Senior Lecturer, F H Joanneum

Nicolas Bernsmeier
It Business Partner, Bayer

Susanne Treibel
R&D IT Program Management, Beiersdorf

Laurent Baumes
Global Chemical Research Informatics Supervisor, Exxon Mobil

Ian Noble
Senior Director R&D and Quality, Mondelez International

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Partner & Sponsors

• Accenture
• Thermo Fisher Scientific

• ChemAxon
• Dassault Systèmes
• Dotmatics
• Eppendorf AG
• PerkinElmer Informatics
• Synthace
• Zifo RnD Solutions


• Vivenics

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