Pre-Conference Workshop Day
Tuesday, May 28 2024

Check-In & Coffee | 09:30 am

WORKSHOP A | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Financial Planning: Informing Purchases, Asset Management & Space Planning for Long-Term Success

  • Steven Doran Senior Manager - Operations, Stemson Therapeutics


  • Join this informative deep dive session to improve financial planning for the short-term and long-term to optimize the cost-effectiveness of your lab
  • Address the possibility of lab expansion while ensuring budget is followed to prioritize research success
  • Explore ways to optimize your approach within budget to improve your procurement strategy while maintaining current asset inventory

Lunch | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

WORKSHOP B | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Project & Team Management for Lab Ops


  • Creating a clearer understanding as mid-size biotechs look to grow and expand to ensure standards for project management are robust
  • Ensuring clear communication to the entire team- combining varying roles and their perspectives to shed light on the persisting gaps within lab operations roles
  • Understanding your role and industry standards, while advocating for yourself consistently

Afternoon Break | 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

CAREERS EVENING | 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


We understand the importance of shaping the career progression opportunities for lab operational executives. This

careers evening is built to help you and your peers to understand career opportunities, secure mentors and strengthen

your resume.

Networking Session – Meet a Mentor


Take this unmissable opportunity to gain knowledge from experts in the lab operations space on how to develop your skills, boost your industry confidence, exceed your managers’ expectations, and further progress your career. Ask questions, engage in new conversation, and learn from the best!

5:00 pm End of Pre-Conference Workshop Day