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Main Conference Day One


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Eduardo Zaborowski, Ph.D

Senior Director, Information and Research Technologies
The Jackson Laboratory
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Peter Gates

Director Data Architecture Translational Informatics
Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is Shifting Pharma R&D—for the Better

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Coping with Vendorlock: Building Interoperability and Data Standardization from the Ground-Up

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Breaking into the Pre-Competitive Space: The Pistoia Alliance , Pre-Competitive Activities, and Initiating Cultural Change

Carmen Nitsche, Executive Director Business Development North America, Pistoia Alliance

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Carmen Nitsche

Executive Director Business Development North America
Pistoia Alliance

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Merck’s Strategy to Streamline Drug Design and Create the Best Possible Molecules for Clinical Evaluation

Scott Harrison, Associate Principal Scientist, Cheminformatics, Merck

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Scott Harrison

Associate Principal Scientist, Cheminformatics
Merck

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Data Visualization as part of Merck’s Compound Design Cycle Enhancement Strategy to Streamline Drug Design, Synthesis, and Analysis

Anthony Donofrio, Senior Scientist, HTE and Lead Discovery Capabilities, Merck Research Laboratories

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Anthony Donofrio

Senior Scientist, HTE and Lead Discovery Capabilities
Merck Research Laboratories

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Supporting Observational Medicine with a Digital Patient Infrastructure to Advance Realworld Data Collection Efforts

Robert J Boland, Associate Director, Emerging Science & Innovation, Johnson & Johnson

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Robert J Boland

Associate Director, Emerging Science & Innovation
Johnson & Johnson

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM CASE STUDY: How BMS Is Saving 11,000 Hours Annually by Orchestrating the Discovery Research Environment and Developing An Increased Sensitivity to R&D Needs

Viral Vyas, Associate Director, R&D IT, Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Viral Vyas

Associate Director, R&D IT
Bristol-Myers Squibb

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Eliminating Siloes Surrounding Tech-Transfer when Moving to Manufacturing

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Exploring FDA’s Guidance on Quality Metrics and it’s Impact on Your Business

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Integrating Elements of Manufacturing into Research and Clinical

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Streamlining IT Resources and Systems between R&D and Quality Labs