2023 Speakers

Amber Meriwether

Director, Research Procurement

Astellas Pharma

Angela Hui

Vice President, Operations


Angela Whited

Laboratory Instrument Engineer


Anthony Michetti

Director of Sustainability

Cell Signaling Technology

Anthony Navarro

Director of Lab Ops, Facilities, and IT

Sonata Therapeutics

Barbara Burch

Vice President Network Lab Services

Hackensack Meridian Health

Bill VandeWeghe

Chief Executive Officer

Copia Scientific

Charles Bruseo

Associate Director, Research Strategy & Operations


Christine Bailey

Lab Space Planning Manager


Christine Lavery

Global Head, Scientific Services


Dan O’Connell

Associate Director Facilities Operations

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Dan Scungio

Lab Safety Officer

Sentara Healthcare

Daniel Michaels

Senior Manager, Facilities & Lab Operations

Inozyme Pharma

Demet Aybar

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

US Lab Partners

Derek Pu

Director, R&D Procurement

Servier Pharmaceuticals

Dipankar Ghosh

Vice President BioPharma Services


Erika Whyte

Senior Director, Facilities

ROME Therapeutics

Ethan Smith

General Manager, Life Sciences


Gavin Finn

Chief Executive Officer & President

Lab Design Tool

Ginena Harkins

Director of Safety, Health, Environment & Operational Logistics


Jason Nagy

Clinical Lab Safety Support Coordinator

Sentara Healthcare

Javier Morell

Global Managing Director, Integrated Lab Solutions


Jayson Bernstein


American Laboratory Trading

Jeanette Aaron

Senior Director, Client Strategy

MachineQ, a Comcast Company

Jeffrey Mackay

Vice President, Facilities & Real Estate

Foundation Medicine

Jennifer Raymond

Senior Manager, Corporate Relations

Seeding Labs

Jennifer Reilly

President & Chief Operating Officer

Safety Partners, Inc.

Jim Sweeney

Senior Product Manager


Joleen Weese

Associate Director of Environmental, Health, Safety, & Sustainability

Lyell Immunopharma

Julie Almeida

Director of Capital Project Management

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical

Kathi Shea

Senior Director, Vice President - Repository & Innovation

Azenta Life Sciences

Keith Berman

Global Lab Adv Tech Platform Lead


Keith Shultis

Head of Project Management Operations Global


Kevin Keras

Managed Services Portfolio Leader


Levi Rogers

Sustainability Program Manager

New England Biolabs

Liz Fuller

Facilities Operations Manager

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Liz Kentish

Managing Director

Kentish and Co

Marisa Capone

Planning & Inventory Management Lead


Mark Brassard

Director, Biopharma Strategic Engagement


Marta Verby

Associate Director of Lab Operations

Deep Genomics

Mary Anne Hallacy

Program Manager, Facilities Research Support Services

University of California, San Francisco

Matt Donelan

Director, Environment Health Safety

Umoja Biopharma

Michael Harrison

Chief Operations Officer, Cambridge

Eli Lilly & Co.

Michael McCormick

Director of Operations


Michael Serghiou

Senior Director, Global Head of Discovery Research Procurement


Michal Avidan-Gartzman

Vice President Operations

Emendo Biotherapeutics

Michelle Merry

Lab Operations Manager

Caraway Therapeutics

Monica Tritsch

Manager, Lab Services, Americas, Enterprise Facilities Management

Johnson & Johnson

Murray Nguyen

Senior Lab Operations Manager

Bolt Biotherapeutics

Nathalie Bitar

Director of Research & Early Development Operations

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Niall O’Farrell

Chief Executive Officer


Nick Rioux

Co-Founder & CTO


Pam Walker

Corporate Vice President, Global Head of Operations, Safety Assessment

Charles River Laboratories

Patricia Watson

Global Director Laboratory Services

Johnson & Johnson

Paul Hofstadler

Vice President/ General Manager, Digital Services Enablement

Agilent CrossLab Group

Phil Christ

Product Marketing Manager, Digital Services

Agilent CrossLab Group

Raymond Knox

Former Chief Manufacturing Officer

(Formerly) Lyndra Therapeutics

Renato Pedroso

Site Engineering Head


Rick Carberry

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Zef Scientific

Ryan Chappell

Laboratory Operations

Scorpion Therapeutics

Sam Cooper

Director of Facilities Operations


Scott Grant

Senior Director of Programs

My Green Lab

Shea Bernard

Facilities Project Manager

Bolt Biotherapeutics

Sridhar Iyengar

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer

Elemental Machines

Stephen Powell

Director – Integrated Lab Capital Asset Management


Stephen Tierney



Steve Corbesero

Director, Product & Solutions

MachineQ, a Comcast Company

Steven Doran

Senior Manager, Operations

Stemson Therapeutics

Taylor Phillips

Associate Director, Lab Operations

Interius BioTherapeutics

Todd Pollock

Lead Architect of Infrastructure & Assets


Urszula Sharples

Lab Manager


Yvonne Tejada

Global Category Manager R&D


Zachary Stanley

Executive Director