May 10, 2017      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 15, Issue 19


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

MAY 17, 2017 2:00PM EST/6:00PM UST: Is Your Lab Ready to Comply with Data Integrity?

In one hour, you will see some real world examples of where the biggest gaps and risks are with respect to data integrity and recommended ways to mitigate them.
 Event Focus

MAY 9-10, 2017: 10th Biosimilars & Follow-On Biologics Congregation 2017

10th Biosimilars and Follow-on Biologics Congregation 2016 conference will bring together top pharmaceutical, biotechnology and regulatory representatives under one roof that will address the key issues of the industry

MAY 22 - 24, 2017: Clinical Trial Supply Logistics & Temperature Management Forum

Leading experts will discuss the future of clinical trials for 2017 and beyond! Don’t miss this key event to best utilize partnerships to increase vaccine distribution efforts, improve convenience and increase satisfaction for patients by including broader delivery methods of clinical trial materials and products!

MAY 22 - 24, 2017: Pharmaceutical Traceability Forum

The premier industry event on global serialization regulations & guidelines!

MAY 22 - 25, 2017: Pharma Logistics Week

Join the One-Stop-Shop for the Entire Supply Chain at the only event where four in-depth programs are brought together under one roof: Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum – Spring, Clinical Trial Supply & Logistics, Pharmaceutical Traceability Forum, and the Pharmaceutical Packaging & Labeling Forum.

MAY 22-24, 2017: 3rd Pharmaceutical Packaging and Labeling Forum

This event will gather keen-minded speakers and sponsors who will be sharing the most advanced theories to ensure patient safety, comply on a global scale, offer a new level of supply chain security, and more.

MAY 22 - 25, 2017: Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum - Spring

The world’s largest event for temperature-controlled life science supply chains.
 Recent News

05/10/2017 - APHL Conference 2017 - Please visit Abbott Informatics at booth #402

The APHL Annual Meeting is a 4-day conference of more than 500 professionals that addresses public health laboratory issues, trends and technologies relative to emerging infectious diseases, environmental health, emergency preparedness, informatics, food safety, newborn screening, global health and more. It consists of a member assembly, plenary sessions, general and breakout sessions, roundtables, posters and exhibits. The APHL Annual Meeting is open to anyone with an interest in the work of public health laboratories. Total anticipated attendance is more than 500.

05/10/2017 - Bio-IT World Conference & Expo - Please visit the Abbott Informatics booth #516

With over 13 tracks, 16 pre-conference workshops, and three industry awards, the 2017 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo promises to be bigger than ever with more expert content, more industry insights, and more opportunities to build relationships that will drive the Bio-IT industry forward. We just need one thing: Your voice is crucial to the conversation. Please join us in Boston, May 23-25, as we work together to advance bioinformatics and life sciences.

05/10/2017 - Genohm at Pathology Informatics Summit 2017 in Pittsburgh

Come see SLims, the LIMS + ELN digital platform by Genohm at Pathology Informatics 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA - May 22-25. The Genohm US Team will be located at booth #B4 and looks forward to discussing with you how the SLims platform can help your pathology lab deal with the various data types generated.

05/03/2017 - Autoscribe Strengthens Technical Marketing and Support Team

Autoscribe Informatics has strengthened its technical marketing and support team on both sides of the Atlantic. Simon Wood has been appointed as Product Manager for the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), while Maria Cortez joins as Technical Services Manager, North America.

05/03/2017 - 10th Biosimilars & Follow-On Biologics Congregation 2017

Uniting to analyze advanced commercial developments & to identify successful management strategies of Biosimilars” 9th – 10th May 2017, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel, London UK10th Biosimilars and Follow-on Biologics Congregation 2016 conference will bring together top pharmaceutical, biotechnology and regulatory representatives under one roof that will address the key issues of the industry.

05/03/2017 - Genohm at #kfg2017, the 2017 Edition of Knowledge for Growth in Ghent on May 18, 2017

Come to our Booth #62 and see SLims, our flexible and customizable platform integrating a complete and compliant laboratory information and sample management solutions (LIMS), workflow and protocol management features (ELN) and an order management module to organize requests to any laboratory.

05/03/2017 - ASTA's neonatal blood screening program deploys STARLIMS Public Health Solution

In 1990 the Costa Rican Ministry of Health launched a neonatal mass screening program for the early detection and treatment of inherited metabolic diseases and related disorders, including phenylketonuria, maple syrup disease and galactosemia, and hormonal deficiencies including congenital hypothyroidism and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The screening program is being carried out in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Program of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

05/03/2017 - CloudLIMS is Exhibiting @ ISBER 2017 Toronto, Canada

CloudLIMS, an ISO 9001:2015 certified software company, is exhibiting at ISBER 2017 Annual Meeting – International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER). We are showcasing CloudLIMS Lite and BioTracer®, our laboratory informatics software products, at booth #405. This year, we are excited to present two posters at the event.

Autoscribe Demonstrates New Product Offerings at PITTCON 2017

Samuel Clark, Manager of North American Sales, discusses the unique aspects of Matrix Gemini LIMS and how each system can be configured to suit each users needs using simple to use graphical tools rather than software customization.

AACR 2017! Research Propelling Cancer Prevention and Cures

We are back from exhibiting at AACR 2017 and it was such a wonderful experience! We showcased CloudLIMS Lite and BioTracer®, our laboratory automation software products to over 21,000 participants. We also presented a poster entitled "Accelerating clinical research using cloud technology".

Can Upgrading to LabWare 7 Solve Life's Problems?

Is your LabWare implementation giving you headaches? Upgrading to LabWare 7 is a great opportunity to take advantage of a trove of new features and evaluate what LIMS can do for your lab.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

DUE: MAY 16, 2017: RFI for Genomic LIMS Phase II

The purpose of this RFI is to identify qualified contractors who are able to meet the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) requirements, determine if commercial items are available or, could be modified to meet VA s requirements, determine the appropriate contract type i.e., firm fixed-price or cost-reimbursement or time and material, understand commercial pricing practices and other market information readily available.

DUE MAY 22, 2017: Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Netherlands-Bilthoven: Medical information systems. European tender for the supply, implementation and maintenance of a laboratory information management system for the neonatal heel prick screening

DUE MAY 18, 2017: Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

The City of Hopewell – Hopewell Water Renewal (formerly Hopewell Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility) is currently seeking proposals from qualified vendors for the purpose of replacing an existing Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
 Upcoming Events

MAY 23-25, 2017: Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2017

MAY 22 - 25, 2017: Pathology Informatics Summit 2017

MAY 9-12, 2017: ISBER 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibitions

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