Bridgewater, NJ. January 27, 2010. LabVantage today announced that its Customer Training & Education Conference (CTEC) will be held from April 18 to 22, 2010, at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Orlando, Florida. As the first combined user group meeting for SAPPHIRE™, SQL*LIMS®, and LVL™ customers, CTEC 2010 is dedicated to providing the latest insights into LabVantage’s company strategy & product enhancements, detailed briefings on industry case studies, and hands-on product training.

“This conference provides a perfect opportunity for customers to leverage their membership in one of the world’s largest LIMS user communities,” states Pat Pijanowski, Chief Operating Officer of LabVantage. “In this distinctive forum, participants will Connect with LabVantage subject matter experts and their fellow attendees, Learn about the many exciting, new product capabilities and industry best practices available to them today, and Innovate together around ways to optimize their business processes and provide an enhanced end user experience.”

This year’s conference will showcase the latest releases of LabVantage’s laboratory informatics solutions, including the SAPPHIRE Laboratory Information Management Suite (LIMS) Release 5.1 and SQL*LIMS Version 5.1 Service Pack 7. Moreover, there are breakout sessions dedicated to demonstrating the enhanced functionality and introducing the upgrade paths to their latest and future releases.

Participants will learn about SAPPHIRE’s new functionality for both quality management and research & development operations. Key features to be demonstrated include the enhanced Data Entry, eForms, and BioBanking & Clinical Data Management features. The enhancements of SQL*LIMS such as the new graphical interface, dashboard, and calculation capabilities will also be illustrated in detail. Also featured are comprehensive business sessions, round-table discussions, one-on-one consultations, and two-day SAPPHIRE and SQL*LIMS training workshops.

“With the SQL*LIMS business joining forces with LabVantage in 2009, we are very excited to bring our merged expertise and knowledge, face-to-face with the combined customer base at this year’s conference,” affirms Jim Aurelio, President & CEO of LabVantage. “I would like to encourage our worldwide customers to join us and learn about our consolidated product roadmap, our company’s strategic direction, and gain valuable insights on how LabVantage continues to redefine laboratory informatics.”

To learn more about CTEC 2010, please visit LabVantage’s website at or contact us at

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