2014 MS&E Innovation Summit - Save the Date

Preliminary Agenda

Day 1: Digital Transformation of the Scientific Laboratory

Learn the rationale, benefits, and best practices of moving laboratories from paper-based to digital systems and processes.




09:30 Registration & Refreshments
10:00 Welcome & Introduction

Reza Sadeghi, Materials Science & Engineering Managing Director, Accelrys

10:30 Smart Operations - Making Smarter Decisions Faster
Krishnan Viswanath , Global Solutions Executive - Chemicals & Petroleum, IBM
11:10 Coffee Break & Product Gallery
11:30 Getting the Best Out of Experimental Research. An Improved Data Workflow Approach

René de Ruiter, Catalyst Development and Support, Shell Products & Technology

12:10 New Paths for ELN
Michael Elliott, Founder, CEO & Chief Analyst, Atrium
12:50 Lunch & Product Gallery
13:40 EH&S Compliance Through Electronic Inventory Management
Bryan Billings, Senior Technical Support Engineer, Accelrys
14:20 Managing Chemicals & Materials in a Compliant Environment
Nigel Higginson, Corporate Process Materials Management, P&G
15:00 Coffee Break & Product Gallery

From Chaos to Order: Integrating Scientific Laboratories with Pipeline Pilot & the Accelrys Enterprise Platform
Dave Nicolaides, Principal Field Applications Scientist, Accelrys

16:00 Using Pipeline Pilot To Run 1 Million Genetic Algorithms on the Daresbury Supercomputer
Ian Stott, Informatics & Maths Science Leader, Unilever

Roundtable Discussion - Digital Transformation of the Scientific Laboratory


Networking Dinner


Day 2: Accelerating Innovation with Predictive Sciences

Learn about Accelrys’ predictive modeling tools for materials, chemicals, and engineering. Hear about the new features in Accelrys Materials Studio 7.0 and learn how to optimise your modeling using Pipeline Pilot for automation, integration, and reporting.




09:00 Registration & Refreshments

Predictive Materials Science Today & Tomorrow
Reza Sadeghi, Materials Science & Engineering Managing Director, Accelrys


Understanding Reaction Induced Phase Separation via Atomistic Simulations
Matthew Jackson, Scientist, Cytec

10:40 Coffee Break & Product Gallery
11:00 Multi-Scale Studies Of Polymers in a Tire Tread
Benoit Schnell, Fellow, Michelin

Exploreal: Alerting on the Danger of Explosion
Jérôme Gomar, Research Scentist, L’Oréal


Molecular Modelling : An Industrial Perspective
Misbah Sarwar, Principal Scientist, Johnson Matthey Technology Centre

13:00 Lunch & Product Gallery

Materials Studio 7.0 - "More Science. More Applications. More People."
Stephen Todd, Senior Product Manager, Accelrys

14:25 Interpreting & Complementing Experimentally Determined
Structure-Property relations by DFT-Based Model Calculations

Björn Winkler, Professor, University of Frankfurt
15:05 Coffee Break & Product Gallery
15:30 Automating Workflows for Property Prediction
Marc Meunier, Principle Field Applications Scientist, Accelrys
16:15 Hands-on Session
17:15 Close of Event