VIP event "Futuring Lab Automation"

On Thursday 15 November and Friday 16 November, we will organize 2 unique events as part of our 30 years’ anniversary.
During these inspiring events, you will discover some lab automation systems live. We will show some concrete cases of customers and suppliers with whom we collaborate. We will also share some ideas about the outlook of lab automation.
These events are also great networking platforms. You will meet, among others, CEOs, CTOs and R&D managers of large companies, SMEs and research centres worldwide.


 VIP evening event (Thursday 15 November 2018)

  • 5:00pm
Welcome and registration
  • 5:30pm
Live demo automated systems
  • 6:00pm
Walking dinner
  • 7:00pm
Testimonials of customers and suppliers
  • 8:00pm
Futuring lab automation
  • 10:00pm


 Technical Symposium (Friday 16 November 2018)

  • 9:00am – 9:30am
  • 9:30am – 10:00am
From manual to automated sample preparation solutions (Johan Paul – Nucomat, Belgium)
  • 10:00am – 10:30am
Automated stability testing of formulations (Léopold Mottet – Flamac, Belgium)
  • 10:30am – 11:00am
Coffee & networking
  • 11:00am – 11:30am
Automated sample splitter system for used oils (Mario Van Driessche – XRS, Belgium)
  • 11:30am – 12:00pm
Caps-It: An automated platform for multi-parameter data collection on live pathogens of higher or unknown biosafety risk (Kris Ver Donck – Confluence Consulting, Belgium)
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Lunch & networking
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm
Improvement of Productivity and Quality of Chemical Laboratories Incorporating Robotization (Feliciano Herrera – GeoAssay, Chile)
  • 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Automation in the mining and metals industry (Nikolay Ekzhanov – Thermo Techno, Russia)
  • 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Lab tour “Futuring lab automation”

  • Location: Nucomat, Spieveldstraat 45, Ind. park E17/3265, 9160 Lokeren, BELGIUM

  • Parking: On Thursday 15 November (4:00pm – 10:00pm) a shuttle bus will be foreseen between Nucomat and the carpool parking in Lokeren (highway E17, exit 12)

  • Registration: This event is free of charge, but registration is required. Deadline for registration is Wednesday 31 October 2018.