Lab Innovations | Innovations and Insights Theatre Programme

Insights and Innovation Theatre

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.

Sponsor Talk

10:30 - 11:00

Disruptive Sustainability

Andy has been working in lab sustainability for over 12 years. His company, Green Light Laboratories Ltd deliver a range of bespoke services to ensure that any lab operator can identify opportunities to minimise their running costs and emissions. Andy has a wide range of experience including lab auditing, equipment testing, procurement and training. He’s also a great presenter that we’re pleased to welcome back.

Andy Evans, Director, Green Light Laboratories

Green Lab

11:00 - 11:30

Sustainable Science Standards - LEAF and What's Next

Nations, institutions, and companies alike have started to make net-zero commitments, but how will this affect scientific operations and growth?

Martin Farley, Sustainable Laboratory Advisor, University College London (UCL)

Skills

11:30 - 12:00

Technician Commitment: Creating Culture Change

Simon Breeden, Technician Commitment Associate Lead, Science Council

Practical Lab

13:00 - 13:30

Good Research Has Never Been More Important

Dr Frances Downey, Head of Research Culture, UK Research and Innovations (UKRI)

Green Lab

13:30 - 14:00

Enhancing Your Sustainability Strategy

In our presentation we consider the impact the pandemic had on our environment and how our behaviour and expectations regarding recycling have changed as a consequence.

Kristin Barrett, EMEA Scientific Marketing Manager, Kimberly-Clark Profession (KimTech)

Green Lab

14:00 - 14:30

How Come Other Laboratories Use Less Solvent Than Mine? I'm Going Green With Envy

Green chemistry is but one aspect of the “think green” paradigm. Acting ‘green’ means you can help yourself, your Company, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources.

Simon Osborne, President, Analytix

Green Lab

14:30 - 15:00

How To Extract An Income From Your Commerical Waste

Covering and providing examples across four key areas in which we can help you to extract an income from your commercial and industrial waste.

David Hogg, Founder and Managing Director, Rejuvetech

Green Lab

15:00 - 15:30

Introducing The BioLogicTool and Demonstrating How It Can Select The Most Logical Routes From Bio-Based Chemicals Through To Products

As we move towards a greener more sustainable chemical industry, we are seeing the re-emergence of biomass as a fundamental renewable feedstock.

Thomas Farmer, Clean Synthesis Technology Platform Leader, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York

Sponsor Talk

10:30 - 11:00

Lab Sustainability

Andy Evans, Director, Green Light Laboratories

Practical Lab

11:00 - 11:30

Seven Steps On How To Relocate Your Laboratory

Tom Wickstead, Commercial Director at Aport, will be sharing his seven steps to help ensure that any lab move you undertake goes smoothly and safely.

Tom Wickstead, Commercial Director, Aport

Future Lab

11:30 - 12:00

Replicating Human Liver Physiology Using Microphysiological Systems

The liver is a crucial organ for testing therapeutics in clinical trials with factors such as hepatic metabolism, toxicity and disease state having a major impact on their outcome.

Dr Gareth Guenigault, Seniro Scientist, CNBio

Skills

13:00 - 13:30

Roles and Career Development Beyond The Laboratory

Continual professional development (CPD) is a professional mandatory requirement for a practicing Biomedical Scientist where the need to remain current and practice safely with continued quality are fundamental to patient safety.

Sheri Scott, Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University, Science Council

Future Lab

13:30 - 14:00

Secrets of Lab Optimisation

If your lab was self-aware and could talk, what would it tell you? What could you do about it for productivity, efficiency, and sustainability?

Richard Robinson, Agilent Service Sales Manager, UK and Ireland, Agilent Technologies

Practical Lab

14:00 - 14:30

Quantitative Analysis of Multiplexed Immuno-Fluorescent Assays

In light of its increase in demand for multiplexed fluorescence and image analysis, we take a look at our use of HALO image analysis platform in the context of analysing multiplexed fluorescent IHC tissue scanned with the Zeiss AxioScan.Z1.

Andreas Theodosi, Research Scientist, HistologiX

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