Strategic Research Institute Release: 2nd Annual Conference On Electronic Laboratory Notebooks Driving Productivity & Integration Across The Life Sciences To Take Place Feb 27-28, 2006 In Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Electronic Laboratory Notebooks conference, scheduled to take place on February 27-28, 2006 in Philadelphia, PA, is the premier conference on strategic opportunities for pharmaceutical/biotech companies and other related biotechnology counterparts who have adopted (or plan to adopt) ELN framework and are seeking successful practical solutions in tackling the barriers -- such as legal concerns, regulatory fears, cultural change, technological integration and shrinking budgets, according to Strategic Research Institute.

The 2006 conference is a two-day learning forum that will feature ground-breaking information pivotal to your ELN management strategy and will also consist of lectures that will reflect on how the implementation of ELNs are driving R&D productivity & integration across the life sciences industry. This year’s format will feature concurrent A.M. pre-conference workshops, followed by a general plenary, then will split into two unique tracks on A) ELN drug discovery/IP & B) using ELNs in a GXP environment -- all on the second day. You will be exposed to a stellar lineup of speakers and panelists to address the most contemporary topics and engage in active discussion with the audience.

Featured Sessions Include: ELN Users and Technology Adoption John Trigg, PHASEFOUR INFORMATICS Implementing ELN in Discovery Research Mats Kihlen, BIOVITRUM AB Operational Impact of an Automated Lab Compliance System Michael Stroz, ASTRAZENECA Value-Based Knowledge Management as a Key to a Smart Enterprise John Voeller, Black & Veatch Corporation Best Practices: ELN’s Applied to GMP Lab and Manufacturing Operations Ken Rapp, VELQUEST Complete list of presenters includes: - Amphora Research Systems - Array Biopharma - AstraZeneca - Atrium Research & Consulting - BioVitrumAB - Black & Veatch Corporation - Bristol-Myers Squibb - CambridgeSoft - CENSA, Inc. - Eli Lilly & Co. - GERA, Inc. - Heller Erhman White & McAuliffe - Labtronics - Millennium Pharmaceuticals - Orion Pharma UK - Pfizer, Inc. - Pfizer Global R&D - PhaseFour Informatics - Symyx Technologies - Velquest - Waters Corporation

To register for the conference, please visit REGISTER ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 6TH AND RECEIVE $200 OFF!

If you would like to receive the full agenda in PDF and/or request information, please contact Ed Drilon of Strategic Research Institute at or 212-967-0095, x233 (please include name, corporate affiliation, mailing address, and fax number and specify what you are interested in).

For more information on sponsorship & exhibition opportunities, please contact Sandra Shlayan at or at 212-967-0095 x239. Sponsors include CambridgeSoft, Symyx, Waters, and Studylog Systems.

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