SLAS 2018 Conference and Exhibition

slas 2018 conference and exhibition

Festo invitees you to the Annual SLAS 2018 Conference!


The SLAS Conference and Exhibit features more than 300 leading multinational providers of laboratory technology and related products and services. The SLAS 2018 Exhibition is structured to facilitate friendly, professional interaction among providers and product/technology users.


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“What could be driving the lab of the future and is 'The Smart Lab' really a thing?"

Tuesday, February 6th from 9:30 am - 10:15 am

(refreshments will be provided)


As laboratory experimentation, data and interpretation become increasingly complex, automation and information technology (IT) solutions become essential for successful drug discovery. The lab of the future will open unforeseen potential as higher throughput, precisely controlled automated processes; with smarter information collection and analysis, solve today's problems and bring new opportunities. The aspiration of this “future lab” is to empower scientists to simply perform the right experiment and bring new ideas to light. The Festo automation symposium will focus on how to make future laboratory solutions smarter to deliver more to science. Speakers from leading organizations will present a program focused on the fundamentals of the smart lab considering contributors such as Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), automated decision making, cloud processing and big data acquisition, with a special focus on sample handling and preparation. This one day conference will provide an exclusive opportunity to network and be involved in inspiring and interesting discussions with opinion leaders in instrumentation, informatics, lab automation, strategy developers and industrial automation experts together with a strong and aligned vendor community.


February 4 - 8, 2018


Registration opens from 7:30am - 5:00pm



San Diego Convention Center

111 W Harbor Dr.

San Diego, CA 92101



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Lab Automation Symposium 2018

Be sure to join us this year as renowned speakers from the fields of science and business will investigate many topics from a holistic perspective.


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