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SLAS Compound Management Conference 2017

Breaking Down Walls – Uniting Sample Management Communities to Advance Scientific Innovation

14-15 March 2017
Berlin, Germany

Effective design and management of compound collections is crucial to the success of research efforts in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Agri-Science industries. In addition, academic organisations are establishing comprehensive compound management infrastructures to help realise their target validation and drug discovery goals.

The SLAS Conference on Compound Management in Industry and Academia brings together a community who share the aims of providing their organisations the right compound at the right time and in the best possible quality, to allow the generation of meaningful screening, pharmacological, toxicological or ADME profiling data.

Who should attend? This gathering will provide fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to compound management and lead discovery professionals, from bench scientists to senior leaders.


  • Get top-notch education
  • Hear from experts across the broad spectrum of sample management
  • Increase awareness of innovations and emerging technologies in compound processing Understand the challenges in outsourcing
  • Learn about winning internal business support for capital, process or science investments
  • Become part of the global compound management community and have a network of peers with whom to evolve discussions on topics of interest
  • Submit an abstract for consideration as a podium presentation or short-talk



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

View the SLAS Compound Management 2017 schedule & directory.

Scientific Committee

  • Clive Green, Director, AstraZeneca, UK
  • 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

“The SLAS Compound Management Conference returns in 2017 with highly requested topics from previous meetings (sample logistics in non-small molecule Pharma environments, technology innovations and industry-academia collaborations) combined with our first ever session dedicated to the topic of outsourcing, our first speaker representation from the US and a case study session on winning internal business support for key investments. The meeting also offers the first opportunity for you to showcase your knowledge on the SLAS podium by submitting an abstract for consideration as a podium presentation. In addition, the conference will retain the strong SLAS spirit for providing great networking opportunities with peers from across the sample management community and a top-notch learning experience. Myself, and colleagues on the scientific organising committee look forward to joining you at this exciting event in Berlin.”

Clive Green
Conference Chair Director and Head of Sample Management, AstraZeneca

Call for Poster and Presentation Abstracts – Highlight Your Knowledge

A call for presentation abstracts is open until 15 December 2016, and until 1 February 2017 for posters.  SLAS will not fund travel to the conference but will offer free entry to successful oral presentation submitters. In addition, a poster competition is organised for young scientists. The winner will receive complimentary travel, accommodation, and entry pass to SLAS2018 in San Diego, CA. 

To submit an abstract, we invite you to visit this platform.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum (2 max) — €6,000

  • Publicity as Platinum Sponsor
  • Exhibition space (3m x 2m)
  • 3 full passes
  • Sponsor of a networking evening (visibility)
  • Snapshot presentation (5/10 minutes during the main conference)
  • Marketing item in delegate bags

Gold (8 max) — €4,000

  • Publicity as Gold Sponsor
  • Exhibition space (3m x 2m)
  • 2 full passes
  • Snapshot presentation (5/10 minutes during the main conference)
  • Marketing item in delegate bags

Silver — €3,000

  • Publicity as Silver Sponsor
  • Exhibition space (3m x 2m)
  • 2 full passes
  • Marketing item in delegate bags

Tutorial (4 max) — €5,000

  • Publicity as Tutorial Provider
  • Organisation of a half-day tutorial at the venue
  • 2 full passes
  • Marketing item in delegate bags

Poster Award: Best Poster / Best Student Poster (2 max) — €500 each

Seat Drop (4 max) — €300

Lanyards — €300

Download the SLAS Sponsorship Brochure

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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Registration Fees

  On or Before
2 February 2017
2 February 2017
  SLAS Member Non-Member SLAS Member Non-Member
Industry Participant €510.00
(+ €96.90 TVA)
(+ €112.10 TVA)
(+ €119.70 TVA)
(+ €130.15 TVA)
Academic Participant €320.00
(+ €60.80 TVA)
(+ €72.20 TVA)
(+ €77.90 TVA)
(+ €91.20 TVA)
Student Participant €50.00
(+ €9.50 TVA)
(+ €9.50 TVA)
(+ €9.50 TVA)
(+ €9.50 TVA)



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