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The SmartLab Exchange is an invitation-only forum providing 80 hand selected industry practitioners from the food & beverage, consumer goods, cosmetics, healthcare, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical and biotech industries a unique opportunity to learn from, network with and benchmark against the very best in the business. An intense yet intimate and highly productive two days; through real-life case studies, round-table discussions and practical workshops, the 2014 SmartLab Exchange will help you find ways to get your products to market both fast and cost effectively by learning how to do more with less. Key themes to be discussed include: • Analysis of future trends in the evolving lab informatics market • Automating your lab to increase efficiency • Data integration and smart knowledge sharing • Maximising on the opportunities of Big Data in R&D • Learning how to become a paperless lab whilst remaining compliant • From mobile devices to the cloud - leveraging the digital world for delivering better information sharing • Effective strategic data management processes At the Exchange, the world's most senior executive responsible for design, development and delivery of laboratory informatics and a selection of the most innovation solution providers gather to exchange knowledge and discuss best practice on aligning business strategy to increase productivity whilst cutting costs. Further information about the speakers, agenda and attending as a delegate or a solution provider can be found at http://bit.ly/1bhwjfL
John Wise, Executive Director, Pistoia Alliance Michael Shanler, Research Director, Gartner Hans-Hermann Bartels-Lehnhoff, Head of Research Data Operations, Bayer Crop Science Marie-Pierre Fialon, LGCR Data Management, Project User Leader, Sanofi-Aventis Toine Overbeeke, Head of Quality Control, Holopack Coleen Robinson, Global Automation Leader, AstraZeneca Gareth Maxwell, LIMS & Compliance Reporting Manager, Northern Ireland Water