Merck Millipore has announced the first Lab Water Virtual Conference on June 4-5, 2013.
The conference theme, “The Lab of Tomorrow, Bringing the Future to Life Today” will bring industry experts from around the world to discuss the drivers for change and the future of the laboratory, the evolving need for more advanced automation and innovation, and worldwide trends and insights into the life sciences industry.
The virtual conference will start at 9:00 a.m. with a live opening plenary and will feature live conferences and discussion forums throughout the day until 5:30 p.m. (EST in North America / CEST in CEMEA).
June 4 in North America (EST)
June 5 in CEMEA (CEST)
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
The conference will start with a live keynote address entitled, “Drivers for Change and the Future of the Lab” featuring global industry leader and guest speaker, Tim Studt, Editorial Director for Advantage Business Media (ABM), Science Group.
Tim's career spans over 25 years with ABM where he has collected and analyzed data, trends and insights in the life sciences industry.
This will be followed by a live webinar and discussion forum on "Towards the Lab of the Future" with guest speaker, Dr. Ian Watkins, Director Strategic Planning - Strategic & Market Insights for Lab Solutions, EMD Millipore.
"Laboratories worldwide are facing complex challenges around balancing increasing workloads with constraints in available resources. We see that continuing. We will make some predictions about how these challenges will be addressed, towards the lab of the future, and we will interact with our virtual conference participants to get their views,” commented Dr. Watkins.
The conference will also feature industry leaders and guest speakers from world-renowned university laboratories who will help to introduce new data. Live webinars followed by question-and-answer sessions will include such topics as:
"Bacterial Contamination in Clinical Analyzers" featuring guest speakers: Barbara Bodner, Manager Microbiology, Molecular Pathology and HLA, Loyola University Health Systems; and Dr. Stéphane Mabic, Worldwide Trainer, Merck Millipore.
"How Ultrapure Water Minimizes Risk of Contamination in ICP-MS and LC-MS/MS Analyses" featuring guest speakers Dr. Yinfa Ma, Curator's Teaching Professor, Department of Chemistry, Missouri University of Science and Technology and Dr. Maricar Tarun-Dube.
The Lab Water Virtual Conference will also include the Lab Water Exhibit Hall featuring live application specialists who will be available to discuss users application needs in the laboratory and answer any questions they might have.
They will provide the latest information on the science and life industry with published articles, abstracts and posters.