Content to future-proof your laboratory and speed up your lab processes
The laboratory industry is constantly evolving with new technologies, regulations and ways of working. Over 40 hours of exciting content will be available from the Royal Society of Chemistry Theatre, the Innovations & Insights Theatre, Live Lab, Cleanroom Hub and Sustainable Lab to ensure you keep up-to-date with the latest knowledge. The combination of renowned speakers, dynamic sessions, panel discussions and practical learning makes attendance an essential part of both days.
CPD accredited education from 4 free-to-attend theatre programmes
This year sustainability and digitisation are high on the agenda in the free-to-attend conference programme. Expert speakers will outline how you can future-proof your lab by identifying the right technology to increase lab efficiency, and advise how to make sustainable procurement decisions.
Royal Society of Chemistry Theatre
Innovation & Insights Theatre
Live Lab Theatre
Hear from leading industry experts
We gathered together a range of industry experts from your industry to address key issues that affect you as a laboratory professional. From sustainability and waste reduction to future-proofing your laboratory and digitisation, the key topics are covered across our four stages.
Find the speaker line-up for 2021 below. This page is updated daily so make sure to check back for more information!
Vivek Tandon Speaker Dr Vivek Tandon is an experienced international entrepreneur with an extensive background in growing environmentally sustainable technology companies. He is the Founder and CEO of perPETual Global Technologies Limited, a company with a breakthrough technology enabling the reverse engineering of used plastic bottles into sustainable ester which can be used to produce
Gareth Crapper Speaker Gareth has spent 30 years in industrial product development in performance coatings. The enduring challenge has been connecting market needs with new technology. In advanced materials, products must perform (for extended periods): assuring long-term performance via accelerated testing is especially challenging, and will form the focus of the discussion. Return to conference
Stuart Coles Speaker Dr Stuart Coles is an Associate Professor at WMG, University of Warwick. His work focuses on the use of sustainable materials in industrial products and processes. Feedstocks are typically from commercial waste sources and the research uses environmentally-friendly chemical treatments to improve material properties in a desired manner. Return to conference page
Tara Schiller Speaker Dr Schiller is an academic within WMG at the University of Warwick. She is a Fellow of IOM3 (inaugural Chair 2016-2020) and MRSC (treasurer 2019-current) and works within the Materials and Manufacturing remit Her research focusing on structure property analysis of materials. Return to conference page What to expect at Lab Innovations
Timandra Harkness Keynote Timandra Harkness presents BBC Radio 4 documentaries including Divided Nation and the FutureProofing series. Since winning the Independent newspaper’s column-writing competition she has written for many print and online publications, including BBC Science Focus and Unherd, and Big Data: Does Size Matter? was published by Bloomsbury Sigma in June 2016. Timandra speaks
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