Cindy NovakMgr I, IT
Cindy has been working in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries for 25 years. During her career, Cindy has participated in numerous LIMS projects in roles ranging from subject matter expert to technical specialist as well as participating in various projects for Empower, OpenLab, ELNs and a lab instruments. She has worked at multiple companies as they navigate through the M&A process, both as the acquiring company and the acquired company. Cindy is currently a Manager at Shire supporting the legacy Baxalta LIMS environment and working toward a unified LIMS solution.
9:05 AM Chairwoman's Opening Remarks
11:50 AM Welcome To The Dragon’s Lair!
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!
• 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
4:20 PM Chairwoman's Summary of Day One
9:00 AM Chairwoman's Opening Remarks
1:10 PM Scenario Roundtables:
Each round table will discuss a different “what if” scenario that mirrors a real IT software situation. Develop strategies to overcome these likely scenarios and share past experiences and ideas. You won’t know the scenario until you choose your round table so get ready for some on-the-spot problem solving and out of the box thinking with your industry peers. After 30 minutes you will feed back your scenario and thought process.