2011 Accelrys Global User Group Meeting

  #EUGM11

EUGM Agenda

Tuesday, 11 October

08:00 - 09:00   Registration
09:00 - 09:30   Welcome & Company Update
Max Carnecchia, CEO, Accelrys, US
EUGM01
09:30 - 10:15  

Accelrys Cheminformatics Strategy & Vision
Matt Hahn, Chief Technical Officer, Accelrys, US
EUGM02

10:15 - 11:00   Interacting with Complex Information Landscapes - Integration and Next-Generation User Interfaces
Bryn Roberts, Head Global Research Informatics, Roche, Switzerland
EUGM03
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break & Digital Science Partner Spotlight Presentation
11:30 -
12:00
  Quality by Design – And the Need for Data Collection of Process Parameters
Christian Bernlind, Associate Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca, Sweden
EUGM04
12:00 - 12:30   Taking Work out of Workflow: Moving Process Chemistry Users to Symyx Notebook 6
Robert Wade, Research Fellow, Pfizer, US
EUGM05
12:30 - 13:00   Role of Chemistry in Sustainable Innovation
Ed d'Hooghe, Innovation Manager, SusChem, Belgium
EUGM06
13:00 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:00   Breakout Sessions
Joint Track: Laboratory Informatics & Pipeline Pilot IT
Life Sciences (Small and Macromolecule-based Discovery) Materials Science
  Accelrys Product Integration and the Enterprise R&D Architecture
Marty Nelson, Director, Software Development & Andrei Caracoti, Senior Manager, Accelrys, US & UK
EUGM11

Antibody Modeling Assessment
Juan Carlos Almagro, Senior Director, Pfizer
EUGM13

Advances in Computational Science for Materials Innovation
Gerhard Engel, Senior Director - R&D, Accelrys, US
EUGM20
15:00 - 15:30 Developability Index: A Rapid in silico Tool for the Screening of Antibody Aggregation Propensity
Bernhard Helk, Global Executive Director of Technology Development, Novartis (SAP), Switzerland
EUGM14
Nanointerface Project: How to Deploy Complex Science
Stephen Todd, Senior Product Manager, Accelrys
EUGM21
15:30 - 16:00   A Companywide ELN as the Enabler for a Recipe-based Data Warehouse
Pascal Maes, Principal Engineer, Johnson & Johnson, Belgium
EUGM12
Computational Scanning Mutagenesis of Proteins And Protein Complexes
Anne Goupil, Principal Scientist, Accelrys, France
EUGM15
Charge Injection Across Metal-organic Interfaces: Requirements for Computational Modeling
Florian von Wrochem, Project Manager, Sony, Germany
EUGM22
16:00 - 16:30   Coffee Break & Aureus Sciences Partner Spotlight Presentation
16:30 - 18:00   Plenary Session - Accelrys Product Roadmap
EUGM07
18:00 - 19:00   Welcome Reception & Poster Session
Intel Partner Spotlight followed by
Linguamatics Partner Spotlight
19:00 - 23:00   Conference Dinner

Wednesday, 12 October

08:00 - 09:00   Breakfast
09:00 - 09:30   Accelrys Biology Vision & Update
Frank Brown, Chief Science Officer, Accelrys, US
EUGM08
09:30 - 09:45   Accelrys Technology Update
Jason Benedict, Sr. Architect, Accelrys, US
EUGM09
09:45 - 10:30   Science At Accelrys
Frank Brown, Chief Science Officer, Accelrys, US
EUGM10
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break & Discngine Partner Spotlight Presentation
    Breakout Sessions
  Laboratory Informatics Life Sciences (Small and Macromolecule-based Discovery) Materials Science
11:00 - 11:30   The Challenges of Implementing a Single ELN Across Chemistry and Biology Using Accelrys Notebook
Ian Berry, Group Leader, eScience, Evotec, UK
EUGM27
Ion Channel Modelling - Targets and Anti-Targets
Marcel de Groot, Computational Chemist, Formerly of Pfizer, UK
EUGM16
Enterprise Laboratory Management with Accelrys EKB (Experiment Knowledge Base)
Ted Pawela, Senior Director - Materials Science, Accelrys, US
EUGM23
11:30 - 12:00   Informatics Driven API Route Design: From Concepts to Options to Selection
John Leonard, Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca, UK
EUGM28
A Critical Pocket of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors Discovered with a vHTS Hit
Francine Acher, Research Director, CNRS, France
EUGM17
Integrating Webport into a Bespoke Experiment Management System to Improve User Interactivity for High Throughput Assays
Andrew Mitchell, High Throughput Scientist, Unilever, UK
EUGM24
12:00 - 12:30   Laboratory Informatics Tools for Biological Studies
Andrew Lemon, Managing Director, The Edge, UK
EUGM29
Modeling of Human Prokineticin Receptors: Interactions with Novel Small-Molecule Binders and Potential Off-Target Drugs
Anat Levit, PhD Student, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
EUGM18
Thermochemical Design for Chemical & Materials Engineering
Steve Lustig, Research Scientist, DuPont, US
EUGM25
12:30 - 13:00   From Processes to Quantitative Results – How a Multi Moment Analysis Reveals the Optimization Potential in Your Labs
René Roux, Senior Consultant, Vialis, Switzerland
EUGM30
An Overview of Discovery Studio 3.1
Adrian Stevens, Senior Manager, Product Marketing Life Sciences, Accelrys, UK
EUGM19
Materials Discovery with ab Initio High Throughput Calculations
Misbah Sarwar, Senior Scientist, Johnson Matthey, US
EUGM26
13:00 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:45   Workshops
  Discovery Studio
EUGM31
Materials Studio & Materials Studio Collection
EUGM32
Best Practices in Protocol Development and Deployment
EUGM33
Integration within the Electronic Lab Management Environment
EUGM34
Using the Pipeline Pilot NGS Collection for Next Generation Sequencing Workflows
EUGM35
 
15:45 - 16:15   Coffee Break & ChemAxon Spotlight Presentations
16:15 - 17:30   Workshops

Discovery Studio
EUGM31

Materials Studio & Materials Studio Collection
EUGM32
Best Practices in Protocol Development and Deployment
EUGM33

Extending the Functionality of Symyx Notebook Experiment Templates Using Pipeline Pilot Protocols
EUGM36

Designing and Deploying a User Friendly Supervised Image Classification System in Pipeline Pilot
EUGM37

A Paperless Lab with Accelrys Notebook – In-House or in the Cloud
EUGM38

17:30 - 18.30   Free Time
18.30 - 23.00   Off-Site Social/Networking Event

Thursday, 13 October

08:30 - 09:30   Breakfast
09:30 - 10:30   Round Table Discussion Sessions
    Discovery Studio
Discussion Session
EUGM39
Materials Studio Discussion Session
EUGM40
Pipeline Pilot Discussion Session
EUGM41
Biology Discussion Session
EUGM42
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break - Vialis Partner Spotlight Presentation
Thomson Reuters Partner Spotlight Presentation






11:00 - 11:30
  Breakout Sessions
  Cheminformatics Pipeline Pilot IT Biology
  Accelrys Cheminformatics Strategy and Product Update
Rob Brown, Sr. Director - Cheminformatics, Accelrys, US
EUGM43
Intelligent Literature Service
Ian Stott, Informatics & Maths Science Leader, Unilever, UK
EUGM50
Identification and Graphical Representation of Orthologous Genes
Pedro Gomez-Fabre, Senior Scientist, Accelrys, UK
EUGM57
11:30 - 12:00   Chemistry Connect – Primary Entry Point for Chemistry-Related Questions Across AstraZeneca R&D
Plamen Petrov, Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca, Sweden
EUGM44
Pipeline Pilot Integration in Sharepoint – Case Studies

Laurent Candeil, R&D IS, Sanofi
EUGM51

Using the Next Generation Sequencing Collection to Power Oxford Nanopore Technologies Sequencing Applications
Richard Carter, Senior Scientist, Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, UK
EUGM58
12:00 - 12:30   HEOS®, a Collaborative Platform Leveraging Pipeline Pilot in the Cloud
Frederic Bost, Director, Information Services, Scynexis, US
EUGM45
Pipeline Pilot 8.5 for IT Pros
Conrad Agramont, Senior Product Manager, Accelrys, US
EUGM52
High-Throughput Whole Organism Image-Based System for Screening Compounds Against Helminth Parasites
Ross Paveley , Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
EUGM59
12:30 - 13:00   Chemistry Platform Migration – An Exciting Journey
Margret Assfalg, Global Head Therapeutic Modalities Informatics, F. Hoffman-La Roche, Switzerland
EUGM46
High Performance Computing on the Cloud with Pipeline Pilot
Conrad Agramont, Senior Product Manager, Accelrys, US
EUGM53

Quality Versus Quantity! Making Computing Productive and Giving Time Back to Scientists for NGS and Drug Discovery Research
Yinhe Cheng, Software Engineer, IBM
EUGM60

13:00 - 14:30   Lunch





14:30 - 15:00
  Breakout Sessions
Cheminformatics Pipeline Pilot IT
An Updated Registration System at Leo Pharma Designed to Accept Submissions from Multiple Registration Applications
Ulrik de Lichtenberg, Head of Research Informatics & Data Management, Leo Pharma
EUGM47
Enabling Collaboration in a Pre-Clinical Imaging Environment
Teodor Wagner, Head Pre-Clinical Imaging Informatics, Roche, Switzerland
Jaroslaw Tomczak, Senior Architect, Accelrys, UK
EUGM54
15:00 - 15:30 Managing Biochem Research Projects with the Osthus Workspace
Friedrich Hübner, Business Development Consultant, Osthus, Germany
EUGM48
Pragmatic Application Development with Pipeline Pilot
Jaroslaw Tomczak, Senior Architect, Accelrys, UK
EUGM55
15:30 - 16:00 Biological Data Management with BioRails
Andrew Lemon, Managing Director, The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd, UK
EUGM49
Quantifying the Value of Pipeline Pilot
Andy Leuthe, Director, Accelrys, US
EUGM56
16:00   Meeting Adjourned

Speakers and Timing Are Subject to Change.