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10 - 12 September, 2018 | Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City, Amsterdam , Netherlands

Main Conference Day One

8:30 am - 9:00 am Morning Registration and Coffee

9:00 am - 9:05 am PharmaIQ Welcome

9:05 am - 9:20 am Chairwoman's Opening Remarks

Cindy Novak, Mgr I, IT,Shire

Cindy Novak

Mgr I, IT

9:20 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynote: Data Management and System Landscape Strategies in a GLP Context in Times of Digitalisation

Carsten Stauffer, IT Business Partner Regulatory Science,Bayer
• Discover new project strategies in system landscape architecture for labs in Bayer’s Crop Science Regulatory Science Function
• Learn how to use data standards such as Allotrope for instrument interfacing
• Understand how data analysis, data repositories and modelling platforms can further enable data science, down to
raw data management in a GLP context

Carsten Stauffer

IT Business Partner Regulatory Science

10:00 am - 10:40 am Moving Towards Intelligent Automation: Valuable Symbiosis of Automation and Data Handling

Jonas Angstenberger, Head of Process Automation & Data Science,Abbvie
•Gain an introduction to QbD in pharmaceutical development
• Learn the different requirements between workflow standardisation miniaturisation and automation
• Understand how automated data handling needs a new data integrity system
• Discover automation in Hadoop and how to leverage machine learning for automation
• Determine where predictive analysis reduces experimental efforts

Jonas Angstenberger

Head of Process Automation & Data Science

10:40 am - 11:10 am Morning Coffee Break

11:10 am - 11:50 am Panel Discussion: Managing Audit Trails and IT Infrastructures

Galit Lisaey, Data Integrity Consultant,GAL.IT Alison Harrington, Principal Consultant,Integrity Solutions
• Discuss the different approaches to integrating IT platforms with internal structures
• Understand how to adhere to new audit trail requirements
• Learn what challenges and limitations appear when creating system updates

Galit Lisaey

Data Integrity Consultant


Alison Harrington

Principal Consultant
Integrity Solutions

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Welcome To The Dragon’s Lair!

Cindy Novak, Mgr I, IT,Shire
This interactive session packs both fun and challenge into a targeted learning session
Delegates and Solution Providers will split into teams and conceptualise, research, and
create a brand new product to help with your IT platform challenges. Once formed, each
team’s idea will be presented to a team of industry expert judges, who will vote on the best idea!

Cindy Novak

Mgr I, IT

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch Break

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm Open Floor Debate: How Can We Improve Platform Flexibility?

Cindy Novak, Mgr I, IT,Shire
• Discuss the ever-growing demands of our LIMs systems
• Evaluate how IT infrastructure are challenged through mergers, acquisitions and spin offs
• Understand what sustainable process need to be installed to sustain the unknown challenges in future IT systems

Cindy Novak

Mgr I, IT

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Technology Innovation Showcase

Meet with a select few of our solution providers to hear the latest innovation in integrated lab platforms

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

After a day of presentations and debates, use this opportunity to discuss with your peers the key strategies in optimising processes in
the storage of data, Choose one round table and after 30 minutes rotate round to another topic area of discussion.
1. Plan for the future through information mapping and integration of Smartlab technologies
Ramon Lopez, System Analyst, Syngenta
2. Exploring cloud based solutions for IT infrastructures
Søren Egestad, Director of Scientific Data Management, Novozymes
3. Maintenance of data in the healthcare industry
Rita Hadebe, Laboratory Manager, Lancet Laboratories
4. How to handle change management within an R&D IT facility
Susanne Treibel, R&D IT Program Management, Beiersdorf
5. Inforamtics Approach to IoT
Julian Morris, Technical Director, CPACT
6. Interoperability of LIMs and ELN systems
Martin Barnes, Director of Information Systems and Bioinformatics, Oxford Biotherapeutics

Susanne Treibel

R&D IT Program Management


Julian Morris

Technical Director Centre for Process Analytics and Control Technology (CPA
University of Strathclyde


Ramon Lopez

System Analyst


Søren Egestad

Director - Scientific Data Management & Analysis


Martin Barnes

Director of Information Systems and Bioinformatics
Oxford Biotherapeutics

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm Chairwoman's Summary of Day One

Cindy Novak, Mgr I, IT,Shire

Cindy Novak

Mgr I, IT