8:30 am Registration & Welcome Coffee

Sustainability & IT Intergration

9:15 am Opening Remarks Day 2

9:30 am IT Integration in Asset & Facility Management

Synopsis

  • Lifecycle software management to get a clearer view of total equipment cost
  • Key software considerations when buying equipment both new and second hand
  • Asset tracking to minimize IT security risk and more

9:50 am Advancing Lab Operations Through Effective Use of Scientific Assets

Synopsis

  • Practical instrument monitoring for asset performance management
  • Analytics for fleet and service right-sizing
  • Identifying and removing workflow bottlenecks
  • Optimizing CapEx & OpEx

10:20 am Out of Industry Insight: Implementing Lab Asset Management Program in a University Setting, & the Challenges with Inheriting a with a Decentralized Lab Structure

Synopsis

  • Change management and shifting a culture of individual responsibility to shared support
  •  Organizing information and data to make informed decisions
  • Getting started and offering subsidizes support services
  • Leveraging the right vendors for the right job

10:40 am Make Science Work Better with Connected Workplace Software for Life Sciences

  • Ben Pearson Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Nuvolo
  • Dennis Berrios Associate Director, GxP Facility Operations, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Kristy Vitale Sr. Specialist, Facilities and Operations, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Synopsis

  • How to improve the maintenance, safety, usage and planning of the workplace for R&D and manufacturing with Connected Workplace Software
  • How Nuvolo helped Vertex move from IBM Maximo, spreadsheets and legacy software to a single, cloud-based platform to better manage facilities, lab and validated GMP equipment
  • How to make data-driven decisions on facilities, real estate and lab equipment with easy-to-use reporting

11:10 am Live Q&A

11:40 am Virtual Speed Networking

12:10 pm Networking Lunch

2:20 pm Afternoon Refreshments

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome

2:55 pm Panel Discussion: The Impacts of Covid-19 & Contingency Planning – Past, Present & Future

  • Demet Aybar Associate Director of Lab Operations, Scholar Rock
  • Jedd Skibo Director Global Category Procurement, Charles River Labs
  • Marie Pisello Senior Manager - Space & Workplace, Foundation Medicine

Synopsis

  • How has the Covid-19 crisis impacted your work processes from fixing equipment via OEM’s virtual tutorials, highlighting inventory inaccuracies to “de-densifying” lab space
  • What approaches and plans have been put in place to better prepare for future challenges of a similar nature
  • How has the pandemic affected relationships with supplier and services and how to safe guard against this moving forward

3:20 pm Live Q&A

  • Jedd Skibo Director Global Category Procurement, Charles River Labs
  • Marie Pisello Senior Manager - Space & Workplace, Foundation Medicine
  • Demet Aybar Associate Director of Lab Operations, Scholar Rock

3:40 pm Closing Remarks

4:00 pm End of Summit