Schedule

Session Topics

Two tracks over two days, including multiple sessions, dinners, networking, and social events. Customers join early, with customer-exclusive pre-event sessions on Day One. 

6:00 pm

Reception

Exclusive Customer Only Reception

Foyer

8:30 am

REGISTRATION

Customer Morning Registration & Breakfast

Foyer

9:00 am

Welcome

Customer Conference Welcome

Colum McNamara

Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Kneat
Saal Berlin

9:15 am

Customer Session 1

Customer Only: Product Roadmap

Ruairi McGarry

Product Manager
Kneat

Keith Holmes

Chief Technical Officer
Kneat
Saal Berlin

10:15 am

Break

Foyer

10:30 am

Customer Session 2

Customer Only: Kneat Gx Version 9.2 New-Release Demonstration

Mark Foley

Sales Solutions Lead
Kneat
Saal Berlin

11:15 am

Customer Session 3

Customer Only: Global Governance & Applications

Jamie Odonnell headshot

Jamie O’Donnell

Manager, Customer Success Engineering
Kneat

Sarah Grogan

Customer Success Manager
Kneat
Saal Berlin

12:00 pm

Lunch

Restaurant

12:30 pm

REGISTRATION

General Conference Registration

Registration for Kneat Customers begins at 8:30am before the Customer-only morning sessions

Foyer

1:00 pm

Welcome

Conference Welcome

Eddie Ryan

CEO & Co-Founder
Kneat
Saal Berlin

1:15 pm

Keynote

The Future Ready Mindset – How to Win in a World of Change

Allister Frost

Expert & Speaker
Future Ready Mindset
Saal Berlin

2:05 pm

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 1.1

Audit Readiness

Russell Irvin

Senior Automation Engineer
Merck
Saal Berlin

2:50 pm

Break

Foyer

3:05 pm

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 2.1

Panel Discussion: Harmonization & Globalization

Nathan Storie

Associate Director, Global Lead Power User, e-Validation
Takeda

Sarah Grogan

Customer Success Manager
Kneat

Michael Ah-Cann

Process Equipment C&Q Subject Matter Expert
CSL Behring
Saal Berlin

3:55 pm

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 3

State of Validation in 2024

Art Gehring

VP, Marketing
Kneat
Jamie Odonnell headshot

Jamie O’Donnell

Manager, Customer Success Engineering
Kneat

4:40 pm

Day 1 Conference Close

Art Gehring

VP, Marketing
Kneat
Saal Berlin

4:45 pm

Reception

Networking Happy Hour

Foyer

5:45 pm

Networking Dinner Cruise

Networking Dinner Cruise Sponsored by CAI

8:50 am

Welcome

Day 2 Conference Welcome

Jacob Hahn Michelsen

Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Kneat
Saal Berlin

9:00 am

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 4

Unlocking the Potential: Innovative Applications of Kneat in Logbooks, Automation, and Beyond

Ian Harley

Senior Manager IT Quality - GxP Operations Lead
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Alan Murphy

Quality Control Systems Lead
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Saal Berlin

9:50 am

Digitization and Organization Change
5.1

Achieving Validation 4.0

Donncadh Nagle

Assistant Lecturer, School of Chemical & BioPharmaceutical Sciences
Technological University Dublin

Phil Jarvis

Director of Integrated C&Q and Kneat Services
VEQTOR

Peter Gordon

Digital Innovation and Technology Lead
VEQTOR
Saal Berlin

10:35 am

Break

Foyer

10:50 am

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 6.1

Streamlining Engineering Solutions: Integrating Kneat Drawing Management at Novartis

Vaishali Sharma

Engineering Standards Manager
Novartis
Saal Berlin
Digital Validation Best Practice
Session 6.2

Panel: Kneat Services in Industry

Colum McNamara

Senior Vice President of Global Operations
Kneat

Paul Fahy

Manager, Partner Success & Kneat Academy
Kneat

Marcus Ryan

Director, Consulting
Kneat

Janell Callan

Customer Success Manager
Kneat
Salon C4

11:40 am

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 7

Workshop: Synergy Junction - Integrations & Pharma 4.0

Jamie Odonnell headshot

Jamie O’Donnell

Manager, Customer Success Engineering
Kneat
Saal Berlin

12:30 pm

Lunch

Restaurant

1:35 pm

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 8.1

Panel: Future Opportunities with Digital Validation

Marcal Bosch

Global Head Process Engineering, Standards & Compliance
Novartis

Simone Riva

Senior Innovation Manager
Fedegari

Pierre Winnepenninckx

CEO
No deviation
Saal Berlin
Digital Validation Best Practice
Session 8.2

Case Study: Reducing Digital Validation Implementation Time

Christopher O’Halloran

Senior Manager for Digital Validation Solutions
VEQTOR

Peter Gordon

Digital Innovation and Technology Lead
VEQTOR
Salon C4

2:25 pm

Digitization and Organization Change
Session 9.1

Repairing a C&Q Program with Digitization

Pierre Winnepenninckx

CEO
No deviation
Saal Berlin
Digital Validation Best Practice
Session 9.2

Kneat Gx Demonstration

Mark Foley

Sales Solutions Lead
Kneat
Salon C4

3:10 pm

Digitization and Organization Change
10

Utilizing Digitization for Risk-Based CSV​

Darragh Boyle

Manager, Process Engineering
Kneat
Saal Berlin

3:55 pm

Day 2 Conference Close

Derek Hughes

VP US Sales
Kneat
Saal Berlin

4:00 pm

Light Refreshments

Foyer

Agenda

Attendees will hear from leading validation and quality professionals, as well as Kneat and industry experts to expand their understanding of the technologies and best practices to drive digitalization and change.

We’re in the final steps of setting the agenda, check back soon for a full list of sessions!