Pre-Conference Deep Dives,
Tuesday 22 October 2019

Deep Dive A

How to Transform Your Laboratory Operations through Planning & Technology?
12:00 – 14:30

Laboratories are under increasing pressure to be more productive and reduce operating costs in order to improve ROI. While products and technologies can be influential factors, Lab Operations and Facilities Directors often overlook the importance of IT planning and management can do to allay these common pressures.

Deep Dive Leader

In this interactive session, Joe will help you to gain practical tips on how to:

• Define the most effective roles of lab management, lab IT and facilities management

• Address what is missing from traditional thinking

• Move your lab operations forward and decide what should you be doing?

Lab Informatics - Joe L

Joe Liscouski
Former Executive Director

Institute for Laboratory Automation

Deep Dive B

R&D Lab Workplace Dynamics & Transformation
15:00 – 17:30

This interactive and hands on session will help you understand how to optimize R&D facilities – from work stations to lab space planning, enhancing capital efficiency and productivity.

Deep Dive Leaders

Deep Dive leaders Paul and Nat will use case studies and open discussions as the basis of this session, where you’ll learn to:

• Gain full visibility of your facility spend, utilization and how to re-plan your lab space

• Leverage social network and behavioural science to improve organizational and workplace dynamics to stimulate scientific innovation

• What does good look like? Continuous improvement and tangible measurement

• Comparison with other industries

Innovation Places - Paul J

Paul Janssenswillen
Principal Innovator

Innovation Places

Innovation Places - Nat B

Nat Bulkley
Principal Innovator

Innovation Places

Breakfast Deep Dive,
Wednesday 23 October 2019

Breakfast Deep Dive C

How to Implement Lab Asset Management Programs?
07:30 – 09:00

Pharma and biotechs are racing to kick start an asset management program for their R&D labs. The challenge is where and how to start?

Deep Dive Leader

In this session we will provide you with a step by step guide on:

• Which teams you should involve

• The advantages of a robust AM to help you make informed decisions and drive top line growth (and save!)

• Designing a fit-for-purpose framework – whether you’re a big pharma or up-and-coming biotech

• Recognizing opportunities from a robust asset management approach and how to implement them

CAS - Nora Cannon

Nora Cannon
Global Strategic Manager

American Chemical Society

Breakfast Deep Dive,
Thursday 24 October 2019

Breakfast Deep Dive D

The Science Behind R&D Facility Management:
Building a High Performing Team to Add Maximum Value
07:30 – 09:00

Facility management (FM) and lab space planning are undergoing a major transformation. The concepts of integrated facility management and behavioural science are being re-introduced and have shown major advantages to enhance productivity.

Deep Dive Leader

This hands on deep dive session will give you practical insights through open discussions and scenario based case studies that will help you to:

• Know how scientists work and what they really need: the importance and applications of behavioural science before planning your lab space and facilities

• Set and manage KPIs that work for both our science community and our teams

• Anticipate key trends in FM that are impacting the R&D environment and aligning your internal strategy with these to stay competitive

• Implement integrated facility management and deliver business values

Kentish & Co - Liz

Liz Kentish
Managing Director

& Co-Founder

Kentish & Co