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SLAS Compound Management Conference 2018


8-9 March 2018
NHow Hotel
Berlin, Germany

Compound libraries in the drug discovery community - industry and academic - are a critical part of the discovery process. Effective library design, quality control, process management and data infrastructure are among the key factors that must be optimized and maintained to deliver compounds to facilitate researchers’ investigations. The SLAS Conference on Compound Management Meeting 2018 is an exclusive forum for compound and sample management professionals, from bench scientists to senior managers, to obtain fresh perspectives and share innovative solutions in their domain.

Benefits to attendees include:

  • Network with members of the global compound management community
  • Benchmark your operation to those most effective and innovative
  • Learn about emerging trends and technologies that will transform compound management practices
  • Observe applications of process and quality control
  • Gain new insights into library design
  • Understand the ongoing challenges of data and information management and how to best address
  • See examples of successful collaboration with external and internal resources
  • Gain important recognition by presenting your work in a podium presentation or poster



The Committee is planning for an exciting programme built around 4 sessions: 

1. Our way: the process of Compound Management  - a session designed to learn from peers how they manage CM processes.
2. In control: the value of QC in Compound Management: A session to highlight what, where and how QC is applied in CM processes and the benefits delivered to the CM group and its customer
3. Innovations to improve Compound Management: A session to showcase novel technology solutions in IT and hardware
4. Working in partnership:A session focussed on working in collaborations (out-sourced partnerships, HTS, open innovation, industry-academia etc.)

In addition, the conference will feature a vendor session showcasing best-in-class solutions, as well as an interactive session. A networking dinner will take participants out in Berlin.

Stay tuned for further information about the programme and speakers! 

Scientific Committee

  • Clive Green, Executive Director, AstraZeneca, United Kingdom
  • Daniel Baeschlin, Director Compound Management, Novartis, Switzerland
  • Manuela Beil-Peter, Export Manager, CyBio Product Line at Analytik Jena, Germany
  • Jan Eikhoff, Head of Screening at LDC GmbH, Germany
  • Sheraz Gul, Head of Biology Department, Fraunhofer, Germany
  • Steven Van Helden, Business Development and Account Management, Pivot Park Screening Centre, the Netherlands
  • Dirk Winkler, VP Biophysics and Compound Management , Evotec, Germany
  • Oliver Peter,Group Leader Biology Technologies and Lead Discovery, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd.,Switzerland
  • Toby Winchester, Titian, United Kingdom

Call for Poster and Presentation Abstracts

Abstract submissions is open for both podium and poster presentations:

  • Podium Abstract Submission Deadline: December 1st 2017
  • Poster Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1st 2018

Visit our abstract submission page now for additional details.


Questions? Contact

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Package: 10,000€

  • Table Top Exhibition (Double)
    • Equivalent to ~12sqm
  • Exclusive sponsorship of offsite networking dinner
    • Recognition as dinner sponsor in all online and printed promotional material
    • Welcome address to dinner attendees
    • Possibility to bring company branding to the venue* (banner, napkins,…)
  • Visibility as Platinum Sponsor:
    • Logo on SLAS event website;
    • Logo in printed program guide
    • Logo in all SLAS event emails
  • 3, Full Conference Passes (valued at ~650€ per pass)   
  • 1, 5min Vendor Snapshot Presentation (Conference Opening Session)
  • 1, Attendee Email Blast (to be organized through SLAS)
  • 1, Attendee Bag Insert

Gold Package:  5,000€

  • Table Top Exhibition (Single)
    • Equivalent to ~ 6sqm
  • Visibility as Gold Sponsor:
    • Logo on SLAS event website;
    • Logo in printed program guide
    • Logo in all SLAS event emails
  • 2, Full Conference Passes (valued at ~650€ per pass)
  • 1, 5min Vendor Snapshot Presentation
    • Timeslot/schedule based on availability at the time of booking.
  • 1, Attendee Bag Insert

Silver Package:  3,000€

  • Table Top Exhibition (Single)
    • Equivalent to ~ 6sqm
  • Visibility as Platinum Sponsor:
    • Logo on SLAS event website;
    • Logo in printed program guide
    • Logo in all SLAS event emails
  • 1, Full Conference Pass (valued at ~650€ per pass)
  • 1, Attendee Bag Insert


For exhibit and sponsorship inquiries, contact
Ira Aerts
Business Development, Europe

P: +32(0)2.789.23.93

Download the Partner Application Form

About Berlin

Berlin is Germany’s political, cultural and historical centre. It has once again become a top ten destination amongst world metropolises. Berlin will treat you to a living history, art treasures from all eras, trendy shopping and a wild club culture. And because the German capital sits in the heart of Europe, it’s an easy city to access – regardless of if you’re coming from Wladiwostok or Wanne-Eickel. Whether you’re taking a plane, train, vehicle, bus or boat, there’s always a way to get to Berlin.

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Registrations for the conference will open in November.