Agenda 2018

Industries that significantly benefit from the Paperless Lab Academy congress include: Pharmaceutical, Lab Services, Biotech, Food & Beverage, Consumer Goods, Cosmetic, Chemical, Oil & Gas 

People visiting us every year rank from Laboratory Directors and Managers, Operational Excellence, IT Business Partners, QC and QA Management, Research departments to Manufacturing 

empowering the edata life cycle


Data capture strategies
Internet of Lab Things
Intelligent software
External collaborators 


 Master data
Meta data
Data integrity


 Data analytics
Visualisation tools
Data consumers
Industry4.0 in laboratory


Finding the right data
Long-term archiving
Cost & Sustainability Infrastructure

Once again, we´re setting the stage for discussions on strategies and implementation of  21th  century technologies in your laboratory. We work on an agile combination of future horizon view - already running in some industries - and tangible real cases of today concerns.

The Paperless Lab Academy is the ideal learning platform for all companies that own a laboratory, involved in running, consolidating, integrating or simplifying laboratory data management processes.

Content of the #PLA2018 Agenda 

accenture paperless lab academy

KEYNOTE: The Promise of Blockchain and the Future of Scientific Data Management

Patrick Pijanowski, Managing Director, Pharma & Life Sciences Practice accenture scientific informatics services



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KEYNOTE: Research Data Under the Microscope

Mark Newton, principal at HeartlandQA


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GDPR paperless lab academy

Impact of new GDPR for science - special introduction with "why privacy matters "

Sofie van der Meulen, Senior Supervision Officer at Dutch Data Protection Authority

Paola Sangiovanni, Partner at the law firm Gitti & Partners - life sciences department

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 GDPR paperless lab academy


Hovione paperless lab academy
Hovione paperless lab academy

Analytical Lab 4.0: from Digital Twin to Intelligent Systems

Andrea Costigliola, Head of Intelligent Systems

Miguel Ramos Lopes, Knowledge Management

Hovione paperless lab academy

CHR HANSEN paperless lab academy

Applying Intelligent Data Management to Quality Control in Production

Tommy Bøgeskov Gjerding, IT Application Specialist – ERP Solutions

CHR HANSEN paperless lab academy

sanofi paperless lab academy

Managing unstructured big data for document search and retrieval

Murielle Lauglé, Global Solution Leader of R&D Translational Medicine IS platform

sanofi paperless lab academy


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Driving decision making and transformation through question-based informatics

scottish environment protection agency paperless lab academyMargaret Wallace, Senior Data Scientist, Informatics Unit


Dow chemicals paperless lab academy

A journey from data, through DATA, to BIG DATA

May Roca, Statistical Manager - Continuous Improvement (CI) - Manufacturing Analytics (MA)

dow chemicals paperless lab academy 


UCB paperless lab academy

Business Case: Paperless journey @ UCB, wonders and dark side of progressive digitalisation

Eric Maesschalck, AD, Head of Global e-Analytics, Center of Expertise Analytical servicesUCB paperless lab academy


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GEAR @ Bayer – completing the data life cycle through a living archive

Dennis Della Corte, Senior Project Manager at Bayer Business Servicesbayer paperless lab academy


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Implementing the “Lab of the Future”

Gerhard Noelken, Project manager “Lab of the Future” 



  • Mark Newton (HeartLanQA - Eli Lilly-retired)
  • Maud Destree (UCB e-Analytics Operations Manager)
  • Marco de Groot (DSM Food Specialities - RT&D Data Information Manager)
  • Lawrence Barratt (Ex Unilever R&D Sr. director)
  • Patrick Pijanowski (Accenture/LabAnswer)


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An Enterprise-Level Strategy for Reference Master Data Management: Meeting the Challenge to support analytics in the eData Lifecycle

Eric Little, Chief Data Officers

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Richard Williams paperless lab academy

Case Study: Overcoming the challenge to achieve a fully integrated paperless workflow, while connecting manufacturing with QC

Robert Lutskus, Global Product Delivery Manager 

Richard Willians, Regional IT Manager

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agenda subject to changes