CTEC EMEA 2023 Agenda

The agenda for CTEC 2023 is not yet finalized but is updated frequently. Make sure to check back soon for even more great content!

Sunday, May 21st

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Registration Desk Open
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Registration Desk Open
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM | Welcome Reception

An opportunity to meet LabVantage staff and other delegates while enjoying a delicious assortment of canapés and drinks.

Monday, May 22nd

7:00 AM – 5:30 PM | Registration Desk Open

7:00 AM – 8:45 AM | Breakfast

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM | Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jeff Vannest, LabVantage Product Management

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM | From Discovery to Decision: The role your data plays in the Future of the Lab

Mikael Hagstroem, CEO of LabVantage and Executive Chairman of TCG Digital

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM | Discover how LabVantage Biomax AILANI is Delivering Semantic Integration and Search into Today’s Laboratories
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Customer Presentation
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | LabVantage Product Roadmap & Strategic Focus Areas

Matt Grulke, VP of R&D; Jeff Vannest, Product Management, LabVantage

LabVantage Product Management and R&D departments monitor the laboratory informatics space, listen to customers, employees, and even regulatory agencies and social media, in order to anticipate the future demands of laboratories globally, in order to build compelling and effective solutions. This presentation will provide an overview of the areas we’re exploring, new products that we’re considering, and the strategic focus areas we’re prioritizing..

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Customer Presentation
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Strategy in Action: What’s coming in LabVantage 8.9

Mark Hill & Gary Stimson, LabVantage R&D

Get a sneak peek at some of the new functionality coming in LabVantage 8.9, which will be released in early 2024. We’ll provide a review of the improvements we’re making to the Stability module, data retention, intelligent LIMS, dashboards for Portal, and many additional customer-requested enhancements we’ve received through Vantage Care.

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Latest Features of the Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Lari Tuononen, LabVantage R&D

Take control of your data! The SPC component from LabVantage allows organizations to determine whether processes are effective (SPC), instruments are working correctly (SQC), and whether there might be false data entries (DQC).

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Break

Breakout Track 1

3:30 PM – 4:40 PM | Discussion Group: Feedback on LabVantage 8.9

Mark Hill, LabVantage R&D

As a follow-up to our earlier “What’s coming in LabVantage 8.9” presentation, please join us to give feedback and brainstorm on the features and changes that are planned as part of our LabVantage 8.9 release.

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM | Containerization in the Field and in the Future

LabVantage R&D

LabVantage is moving toward containerization, which is a way to deploy software in a manner that is portable, scalable, fault-tolerant, and agile. This technical discussion will present an introduction to the container framework we’re working with, including Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, and more. We’ll review the benefits of using containers and LabVantage’s longer-term plans for this strategy.

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM | Customer Presentation

Breakout Track 2

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | Tips and Tricks for Daily LabVantage Usage

LabVantage R&D

Think you’re a LabVantage power user? Join us for a presentation about some of the lesser-known features in LabVantage that can help make your work quicker and more efficient.

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | LabVantage 8.8: Less PowerPoint, More Demo!

LabVantage Technical Sales

Tired of PowerPoints? Watch the LabVantage Technical Sales Team build LabVantage 8.8 features on the fly and before your very eyes! Even better, grab a microphone and challenge them to build something even more interesting. We’re looking forward to the challenge!

End Breakouts

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Prepare for Social and Networking Event
6:30 PM – 11:00 PM | Social and Networking Event, including Dinner at Wasserwork

Monday night’s social event will be held in central Berlin at Wasserwork. This once pumping station in 1906 converted to a state-of-the-art event location with over a hundred years of historic industrial architecture is sure to be enjoyed by all.

Tuesday, May 23rd

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM | Registration Desk Open

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM | Customer Presentation
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM | Customer Presentation
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Break
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM |Customer Presentation
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Customer Presentation
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Customer Presentation
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM | Customer Presentation
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Customer Presentation
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Customer Presentation
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Break
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Customer Presentation
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM | Q&A with the LabVantage Leadership Team
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM | Closing Remarks

Mikael Hagstroem, CEO of LabVantage and Executive Chairman of TCG Digital

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM | Prepare for Social and Networking Event
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM | Social and Networking Event, including Dinner