A sample manager's essential guide to SLAS2017

We have trawled the full SLAS2017 conference programme so you don't have to! Our selected highlights for sample managers are:

Sat 4th Feb

08:30-16:30 - Short course: Introduction to Laboratory Automation. Instructors: Steven Hamilton, SLAS, James Gill, Bristol-Myers Squibb. Room 151B

Sun 5th Feb

08:30-16:30 - Short course: Sample Management: Best Practice, Trends and Challenges. Instructors: Sue Crimmin, Glaxo SmithKline; Kathi Shea, Brooks BioStorage. Room 151B

08:30-16:30 - Short course: Data Management in the Age of Big Data, Mobile, and the Cloud. Instructor: Burkhard Schaefer, BSSN Software. Room 144B

Mon 6th Feb

11:30-12:00 - Automation and high throughput technologies track: Modular, fully integrated or collaborative automation – what happens when you want it all? Mark Wigglesworth, AstraZeneca. Room 147AB

12:30-13:15 - Tutorial: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Titian Software, HighRes Biosolutions: A collaboration to implement seamless workflow management. Room 144A - Reserve your place

15:00-15:30 - Automation and high throughput technologies track: Past, present & future – AstraZeneca’s experience, learning and vision in the delivery of automated High Content Screening. Paul Harper, AstraZeneca. Room 147AB

16:00-16:30 - Data analytics and informatics track: How to solve the logistical challenges of collaborating to enable efficient access to innovation and expertise. Elizabeth Iorns, Science Exchange. Room 140AB

Tues 7th Feb

08:00-09:15 - Sample Management Special Interest Group. Room 155

08:00-09:15 - HCS/HCA Data and Informatics Special Interest Group. Room 149AB

12:30-13:45 - Tutorial: AstraZeneca, Labcyte, Brooks Life Science Systems and Titian Software: A collaboration to revolutionize sample management with acoustic tube-based storage and dispensing technologies. Room 151A - Reserve your place

15:00-17:00 – Special session panel discussion: Whose responsibility is research reproducibility? Room 146C

Wed 8th Feb

08:00-09:15 - uHTS Special Interest Group. Room 154AB

10:00-10:30 - Data analysis and informatics track: In silico intervention to improve the quality of decisions in the Design-Make-Test cycle for small molecule drug discovery. Farida Kopti, Merck & Co. Room 140AB

12:00-13:15 – Automation Quality Control Special Interest Group. Room 154AB


Data Analysis and Informatics Track: (1206) An Informatic Solution for Seamless Ordering of Externalised Sample Collections, Titian Software

Automation and High-Throughput Technologies Track: (1238) Personal Inventory Manager, Amgen

Automation and High-Throughput Technologies Track: (1119) Creating a flexible and seamless integration for automation: Mosaic Cellario Fulfilment Module, Titian Software


The full SLAS2017 programme is available here.

Come and chat to Titian's sample management industry experts on booth 542 or get a preview of Mosaic's new connections for  SLAS2017 here.

Get in touch with Titian's sample management experts.

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