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Binocs Community Day:

The Next Leap Forward.

Introducing Binocs Expert AI & the Performance Compass. 8 leading pharma companies will be presenting their Binocs use case. You’re invited to join this special event on the 17th of October, in-person in Brussels (BE) or New Jersey (USA).

17th of October
Full day

This exclusive in-person event, taking place simultaneously in Belgium and New Jersey, will showcase a variety of customer success stories from GSK, Merck, Legend Biotech, and more. Additionally, attendees will benefit from hands-on training focused on the practical applications of Binocs.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity. Check out the agenda below for more details.

Why attend?

  • Hands-on training: participate in free training sessions led by our Binocs experts focussed on how you can maximize the value of your Binocs subscription.
  • Customer stories: be inspired and learn from the success stories from other Binocs users (GSK, Merck, Legend Biotech, …)
  • Expert AI: get a sneak peak into some of our breakthroughs & innovations, we can’t wait to share those with you!
  • Launch Performance Compass: a new, game-changing feature in Binocs that gives you a holistic view on your teams performance based on years of Binocs’ experience! 
  • Value chain: get inspired by how we and our friends at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) see the role of Binocs in the integrated value chain of tomorrow!  
  • Networking Opportunities: let’s raise a glass together to our joint successes!

Places are limited, so register for free while you still can!

 

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Agenda

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9:00AM
Welcome and coffee
9:30AM
Parallel hands-on session
Getting Started with Binocs: Configure Your Proof Of Concept from scratch
Mastering KPIs: Introduction and Deep Dive into the Performance Compass
Expert AI: Constraint Programming in practice and Migration Roadmap
12:30PM
Lunch and networking
1:30PM
Parallel hands-on session (continued from morning)
Getting Started with Binocs: Configure Your Proof Of Concept from scratch
Mastering KPIs: Introduction and Deep Dive into the Performance Compass
Expert AI: Constraint Programming in practice and Migration Roadmap
3:00PM
Plenary session
  • Opening: Welcome to the future of Binocs!
  • Keynote: How Binocs supports the entire value chain in R&D, manufacturing and CGT, presented by BCG
  • Feature Launch: Introducing the Performance Compass, a game-changing and holistic overview of lab performance drawn from years of experience with LSOs
  • Astra Zeneca: Unlocking hidden value through end-to-end synchronization between supply chain and QC
  • Expert AI: Showcasing other upcoming Binocs innovations, including our redeveloped AI scheduling algorithm and its successful deployment at Apotex!
4:30PM
Parallel customer success stories
GSK Vx: How configuration templating for vaccines QC accelerated a global Binocs rollout
Legend Biotech: Binocs for production planning in a large-scale commercial cell therapy manufacturing environment
Eli Lilly: Presenting a global approach to QC scheduling
Sandoz: Lean lab digitalization for pharma development, supported by specialized change management
Merck KgaA Healthcare: Exploring the program and corporate KPIs that facilitated the deployment of Binocs across a global QC network
Placeholder: Binocs use case in Advanced Therapies – TBC
Closing remarks and looking forward
6:00PM
Networking drinks and bites
8:30AM
Welcome and coffee
9:00AM
Plenary session
  • Opening: Welcome to the future of Binocs!
  • Keynote: How Binocs supports the entire value chain in R&D, manufacturing and CGT, presented by BCG
  • Feature Launch: Introducing the Performance Compass, a game-changing and holistic overview of lab performance drawn from years of experience with LSOs
  • Astra Zeneca: Unlocking hidden value through end-to-end synchronization between supply chain and QC
  • Expert AI: Showcasing other upcoming Binocs innovations, including our redeveloped AI scheduling algorithm and its successful deployment at Apotex!
10:30AM
Parallel customer success stories
GSK Vx: How configuration templating for vaccines QC accelerated a global Binocs rollout
Legend Biotech: Binocs for production planning in a large-scale commercial cell therapy manufacturing environment
Eli Lilly: Presenting a global approach to QC scheduling
Sandoz: Lean lab digitalization for pharma development, supported by specialized change management
Merck KgaA Healthcare: Exploring the program and corporate KPIs that facilitated the deployment of Binocs across a global QC network
Placeholder: Binocs use case in Advanced Therapies – TBC
Morning session closing remarks and looking forward
12:00PM
Lunch and networking
1:00PM
Parallel hands-on session
Getting Started with Binocs: Configure Your Proof Of Concept from scratch
Mastering KPIs: Introduction and Deep Dive into the Performance Compass
Expert AI: Constraint Programming in practice and Migration Roadmap
5:30PM
Networking drinks and bites

Speakers

  • Radu Horga
    Manager QC Raw Materials @Apotex
  • Eric Barnett
    Modeling Lead- Systems Proces & Analytics @Astra Zeneca
  • Simon Sprague
    Partner @BCG
  • Nick Bell
    Global Lab Informatics @Eli Lilly
  • Stefano Temperini
    Process Business Expert @GSK
  • James Carr
    Site Supply Chain Lead @Legend Biotech
  • Ismael Wafy
    QC Digitalisation Program Manager @Merck
  • Peter John Adams
    Director of Digital Excellence @Sandoz
  • Anneleen Tronquo
    Managing Partner Planning Solutions @Bluecrux

Check out some highlights from our previous in-person event

Frequently asked questions

Is Binocs Community Day 2024 free of charge?

The event itself is 100% free to attend, however accommodation, travel, etc. must be met at your / your company’s own expense. Please indicate your participation by completing the registration form and we will confirm the venue location so you can make the relevant arrangements.

Can I invite other colleagues?

Sure! You are best placed to know whom in your organization will get the most from this event. Please use this link to register.

Can I attend only one part of the user meeting physically?

Obviously, we recommend joining the full day as the best way for you to interact and exchange with your Binocs peers. However, if for some reason you can’t attend the full event, just let us know in the registration form which session you can make.

 

Can I attend the sessions online?

You can’t participate in the hands on sessions online, these will be available only to in-person attendees and will not be recorded. You can, however, join the customer success stories remotely, with talks simulcast from out US and Europe venues. Nevertheless, to get the most from this event, we sincerely recommend joining physically at one of the two locations if at all possible.

Will the sessions be recorded and shared afterwards?

Only the customer success stories will be recorded and made available after the event.

Can you help me with accommodation/logistics?

Yes, if you need any help with hotel reservations, taxis, etc., please contact: derycke@bluecrux.com or +32 494 51 69 82. She is happy to help!

Is lunch foreseen?

Yes, lunch will be provided for all attendees, please indicate any specialized in your communication with the events team.

 

 

Are there any parking spots available?

Yes, parking will be available at both locations. No need to make a reservation.

They joined last time

  • Pfizer
  • gsk
  • astellas
  • ferring
  • sanofi
  • merck
  • Oxford
  • UCB

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