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2018 SLAS Europe Compound Management Conference


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 2018 SLAS Europe Compound Management Conference 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   peers share how they manage Compound Management processes.
2. In Control: The Value of Quality Control in Compound Management –  learn what, where and how quality control is applied in Compound Management processes and the benefits delivered to the Compound Management group and its customer.
3. Working in Partnership – learn how to develop and work in successful collaborations (out-sourced partnerships, HTS, open innovation, industry-academia, and others).
4. Innovations to Improve Compound Management – a showcase of novel technology solutions in IT and hardware.

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.

View the SLAS Europe Compound Management 2018 Conference schedule & directory.

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

Visit our abstract submission page now for additional details.


Questions? Contact

Sponsorship Opportunities


  • Tabletop exhibition (double)
    • Equivalent to ~12 sqm
  • 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 the conference website
    • Logo on printed program guide
    • Logo  on the conference emails
  • 3 full conference passes (valued at ~ € 650 per pass)   
  • 1 5-min. vendor snapshot presentation (conference opening session)
  • 1 attendee email blast (to be organized through SLAS)
  • 1 attendee bag insert


  • Tabletop exhibition (single)
    • Equivalent to ~ 6 sqm
  • Visibility as Gold Sponsor:
    • Logo on the conference website
    • Logo on the printed program guide
    • Logo on the conference emails
  • 2 full conference passes (valued at ~ € 650 per pass)
  • 1 5-min. vendor snapshot presentation
    • Timeslot/schedule based on availability at the time of booking.
  • 1 attendee bag insert


  • Tabletop exhibition (single)
    • Equivalent to ~ 6 sqm
  • Visibility as Platinum Sponsor:
    • Logo on the conference website
    • Logo on printed program guide
    • Logo on the conference emails
  • 1 full conference pass (valued at ~ € 650 per pass)
  • 1 attendee bag insert


Lunch in the Exhibition (2 available) € 500

  • Logo recognition in the online and print programme
  • Sponsor may display napkins*

Registered Attendee Email Blast (2 available) € 1,000

Registration Badge Lanyard* € 500

Seat Drop* (4 available) € 500

*All items have to be delivered by the sponsor


For exhibit and sponsorship inquiries, contact
Lieven Marien
Sponsorship and Exhibition Manager, Europe


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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The NHow Berlin hotel is located directly on the banks of the River Spree, at the epicentre of the Berlin music, fashion and creative scenes. Cosmopolitan business travellers and international jet-setters converge here in a unique atmosphere. The spectacular designer hotel in Berlin’s Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district carries the signature look of star designer Karim Rashid.

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Registration for this event is closed.

  On or before
4 February 2018
On or after
5 February 2018
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Industry Participant €510.00
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Academic Participant €320.00
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Student Participant €90.00
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