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Hamilton Robotics Ltd - Inaugural User Meeting Agenda - 7th September, 2012

News   •   Aug 23, 2012 13:52 BST


TEL: 0161-870-1600

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 4:15 “Genius Bar” will be available throughout the day so that members of the Hamilton team (both UK and Switzerland) will be available to talk about upgrade options, answer questions and generally talk in more detail about your own needs.

9.00 - 9.30 Welcome Introduction - Steve Hughes Welcome and introduction to the team and “Genius Bar” options.

What can your STAR really do? The STAR as a flexible automation platform and introduction to the range of accessories & options.

This serves as an introduction to the following User Talks.

These highly specific topics will demonstrate how automation has been applied in different environments and consider the user’s requirements, motivations and challenges for automation of their workflow. These talks will be beneficial for all automation users.

9:30 - 10:10 Specifying and Installing Robotics for Cell Culture Automation Adrian Haines - Lonza Biologics

10:10 - 10:50 Phenotypic and Target Based Drug Discovery Research  Luke Alderwick - University of Birmingham

10:50 - 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 - 11:35 VENUS 2 and Application Support - Hamilton GB Apps Team

Brief overview of how to make the software easier for day to day usage and available support options from Hamilton.

Simple, quick method creation using Venus Software / Liquid Detection / User Interface Options / Worklists / Error Handling / Venus Upgrades / Customer Area Tool Pool / Training……

These topics to be covered in more detail at the “Genius Bar” at your leisure….

11:35 -12:20 VENUS 2 Software - Tips and Tricks Christian Danuser – Hamilton Switzerland

12:20 - 1:15 Lunch, Mingle and Genius Bar (with post box for questions for the Open Forum)

1:15 - 1:55 Validation of New Systems in an ISO Certified Environment Emma Davis – CIGMR

1:55 - 2:35 Keeping the PACE – High throughput DNA profiling for the National DNA Database Kate Jackson & Nick Gresswell - LGC Forensics

2:35 - 3:00 News from Hamilton RoboticsSteve Hughes A look “under the bonnet” of developments within Hamilton.

3:00 - 3:20 Coffee

3:20 - 4:15 Open Forum Session

Please note that spaces will need to be booked in advance and are limited to a maximum of 75.

If you are interested please contact our office to reserve a place: +44 121 717 0199 or email

A PDF version of the Agenda is attached below

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