DELabCon 2019 Agenda

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Day 1: 3rd October 2019

8.00AM to 9.00AMNetworking Breakfast
9.05AM to 9.25AMInauguration
9.25AM to 10.05AM


Padma Shri Dr.  G. D. YadavFounding Vice Chancellor and R.T. Mody Distinguished Professor, and Tata Chemicals Darbari Seth Distinguished Professor of Innovation and Leadership of the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai
10.10AM to 10.45AM

Safety in Labs- Design and Intent

Ms. Revathy VenkatachalamDeputy General Manager at Syngene International
Lab Safety, Lab Users, EHS
10.45AM to 11.05AMTea Break
11.10AM to 11.30AM

Changing Dynamics in Lab Design ; Influence on worktops and furniture

Mr Philippe Lardy – Trespa International
Worktops, Lab Furniture
11.35AM to 12.10PMLab architecture, Design Trends
12.15PM to 12.50PM

Lab design for optimized workflow and better efficiency

Dr. Deepa Bhajekar – d technology
Lab user, Efficiency, Research talent
12.55PM to 1.30PMCRO, Pharmaceuticals, Lab users
1.30PM to 2.30PMLunch Break
2.35PM to 3.50PM

Panel Discussion 1: Laboratory design needs: For optimum output or ease of systematic work?

Moderator:  Dr. Deepa Bhajekar – Director- d technology & Lead Expert, FSSAI, Participants: Dr. Arvind NatuChairman – Board of Governors, IISER ,Dr. Manoj Kharkar – Reliance Industries, Dr. Pradeep Gadekar – Pidilite, Dr. Archana Krishnan – BioGenomics
Lab Users
3.55PM to 4.05PMBreakaway Session
4.05PM to 4.25PMTea Break
4.30PM to 5.05PM

Interdisciplinary Research Facilities in Academic Institutions

Dr. Rajesh DandamudiAssistant Professor at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
Academic Institutes, Lab Users
5.10PM to 5.35PMGas Distribution Systems, Safety
5.40PM to 6.15PM

Learning from HVAC design- Owner’s perspective for research centre case study

Mr. Navendu BhushanHOD, Construction Management + Project Manager, BASF
HVAC, Energy Saving, Project Management, Chemistry Lab
6.15PM to 6.25PM

Closing remarks for day 1

Salil Sansare – DELabCon
6.25PM to 6.40PMTea Break
6.40PM to 7.30PM

Face Off

Suren Dixit – DELabCon
7.30PM to 8.30PMCocktails
8.00PM to 9.30PMDinner

Day 2: 4th October 2019

8.00AM to 9.30AMNetworking Breakfast
9.30AM to 9.35AMOpening Remarks
9.40AM to 10.15AMHVAC, Energy Saving, Sustainability
10.20AM to 10.55AMLab Engineering, Project Management
10.55AM to 11.15AMTea Break
11.20AM to 11.55AM

Journey to an ideal food testing lab

Ms. Kumud Kushwaha Regulatory Manager – APAC Merck Life Science Pvt Ltd
Lab Users, Food Lab
12.00PM to 12.20PM


Salil Sansare – DELabCon
12.25PM to 1.00PMLab Safety, PPE
1.00PM to 2.00PMLunch Break
2.00PM to 3.00PM

Panel Discussion 2 – Impact of Sophisticated Laboratory equipment on Design and Workflow

Moderator: Suren DixitVP, Firstsource Laboratory Solutions LLP, Participants: Uma RaghuramSpinco Biotech Pvt Ltd., Sunil Jhurani– Merck, Archana SalilArena Consulants, Dr. Rajesh DandamudiSri Sathya Sai Institute, Jaysingh MoreyCorning Life Sciences
3.05PM to 3.40PM

Safe Storage and handling of Chemicals

Mr. Dominik ReuterArea Sales Manager Europe – Asecos GmbH
Lab Safety, Chemical Handling
3.40PM to 4.00PMTea Break
4.00PM to 4.35PMLab Users, Paints/Adhesives Lab
4.40PM to 5.15PMBiocontainment, Microbiology
5.20PM to 5.30PM

Vote of Thanks

Salil Sansare – DELabCon