Lab Manager Academy

Lab Manager Academy

These webinars feature a variety of speaking professionals who help lab managers build their communication and other soft skills to better handle conflict in the workplace, get their ideas across, motivate staff, and more.

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Tech Trends

Tech Trends

These webinars focus on a specific technology, for example, fume hoods, HPLC systems, etc., and involve multiple vendors. Each vendor will have an opportunity to educate the attendees about their respective technology and participate in a live Q&A session. Learn about the latest developments in a specific technology and the various options available to your lab.

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Product Spotlight

Product Spotlight

These are customized, exclusive webinars sponsored by a single company or in collaboration with their partners and are designed to help attendees understand a specific proprietary service or technology. Panelists educate attendees about the features and uses of their specific technologies. Following the presentation, there will be a live Q&A session with the panelists.

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Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert

These webinars bring together leading lab professionals to discuss important industry topics. Learn about key happenings in the lab world and the sort of work other lab professionals are doing in their facilities. Excerpts from the discussion are published in a select issue of Lab Manager.

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Management Matters

Management Matters

Each webinar provides a forum and a framework to help lab managers hone their management skills and gain a more business-like approach to running their labs, while keeping the goal of good science and discovery at the forefront.

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Safety First

Safety First

Each Safety First webinar covers an important health and safety issue in the lab and how lab professionals can best deal with it in their facility. Leading safety experts provide advice on topics such as how to implement a safety program in your lab and how to safely operate equipment.

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Scheduled Webinars

Webinar: The Power of Communications and Trust Conductivity in Everyday Lab Operations

Webinar: The Power of Communications and Trust Conductivity in Everyday Lab Operations

The wrong type of communication can destroy trust. In this webinar, you will learn five simple strategies for building and maintaining free flowing communications within your lab.

Wednesday October 29, 2014

Webinar: Global Implementation of a Centralized Chemical Inventory System at The Dow Chemical Company

Webinar: Global Implementation of a Centralized Chemical Inventory System at The Dow Chemical Company

Tune into our live webinar to hear Dr. Whaley discuss lessons learned when The Dow Chemical Company successfully integrated their fragmented chemical inventory data and rolled out a new, centralized system worldwide.

Wednesday November 5, 2014

Webinar: You Gotta Have Standards!

Webinar: You Gotta Have Standards!

This webinar will explain the role of standards in bringing about the goal of safety in the workplace, or, for that matter in families and other teams. Good safety standards will be defined and explained, with tools provided that you can put to work tomorrow.

Wednesday November 5, 2014

Webinar: Forensic Science Techniques

Webinar: Forensic Science Techniques

Recently, advances in biotechnology and instrumentation have revolutionized the modern forensics lab presenting new challenges and opportunities for the forensic scientist. Join Lab Manager’s free educational webinar where our panel of experts will discuss the latest trends and tools in forensic science today.

Thursday November 6, 2014

Webinar: Chemical Fume Hoods – Design Considerations, Installation and Exhaust

Webinar: Chemical Fume Hoods – Design Considerations, Installation and Exhaust

This webinar will focus on proper placement and other design considerations when installing chemical fume hoods. The presentation will touch on the design differences of major types of chemical fume hoods and briefly discuss their features and functions.

Monday November 10, 2014

Webinar: High-throughput sequencing labs – how to reach peace of mind regarding water quality

Webinar: High-throughput sequencing labs – how to reach peace of mind regarding water quality

In sequencing laboratories, lab managers and scientists have to face many scientific challenges. Having to worry about the quality of the water they use shouldn’t be one of them. In this webinar Dr Sean Kennedy, of the MetaGenoPolis NGS platform, MetaQuant, will share his experience and help you make the right decisions concerning water for your laboratory. 

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Webinar - Big Data: Have you jumped on the Cloud?

Webinar - Big Data: Have you jumped on the Cloud?

Join our industry experts as we explore how to plug in the right tools, build the best strategic partnerships, and nurture the skills required to establish a culture of analytics in your lab.

Thursday November 13, 2014

Webinar - Keep it Clean: Examining the Latest in Laboratory Cleaning Supplies and Equipment

Webinar - Keep it Clean: Examining the Latest in Laboratory Cleaning Supplies and Equipment

Join our panel of experts representing various supply and service providers, to find out about the latest trends in lab cleaning practices and products.

Tuesday December 9, 2014

Webinar: Trends and Developments in Microplate Technology

Webinar: Trends and Developments in Microplate Technology

Join Lab Manager’s panel of technical experts as they discuss the latest trends and innovations in microplate technology.

Thursday October 16, 2014

Webinar: How to Achieve a Collaborative Consensus

Webinar: How to Achieve a Collaborative Consensus

Have you ever been in a meeting where you think the group made an important decision, only to find out that the decision unraveled days or even hours after the meeting? After participating in this session, you will be able to bring the group to a decision that all can live with and support upon implementation.

Wednesday October 1, 2014

Webinar: Automated Liquid Handling Solutions

Webinar: Automated Liquid Handling Solutions

Join our panel of experts and gain insights into the pros and cons of various automated liquid handling systems and how they can be effectively integrated into your lab’s workflow.

Thursday September 25, 2014

Webinar: Designing a CDS Landscape with Compliance in Mind

Webinar: Designing a CDS Landscape with Compliance in Mind

Deploying an Enterprise Chromatography Data System in your laboratory is a major undertaking. Not only should you design the architecture to support the deployment, but you need to design good, robust SOPs for all aspects of data integrity.

Wednesday September 24, 2014

Webinar: Clinical Impact of Enhanced Resolution of Vitamin D Metabolites through Chromatographic Selectivity

Webinar: Clinical Impact of Enhanced Resolution of Vitamin D Metabolites through Chromatographic Selectivity

In this presentation, a review of the clinical importance of distinguishing the epimeric forms of vitamin D metabolites is discussed with emphasis on LC-MS/MS analysis.

Tuesday September 23, 2014

Webinar: New Technologies are Transforming the Way Labs Work Today

Webinar: New Technologies are Transforming the Way Labs Work Today

In this webinar, attendees will learn about modern technologies that meet all of a lab's information management objectives, such as increased efficiency, cost reduction, turnaround time, and compliance. 

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Webinar: Choosing the Right Centrifuge for Your Lab

Webinar: Choosing the Right Centrifuge for Your Lab

In this webinar you will learn about the latest in centrifuge technology, and hear about the current trends towards developing more high-performance and energy-efficient models, with increased durability, flexibility and smart features tailored for specific applications.

Thursday September 11, 2014

Webinar: The ABCs of ADC Characterization with the Light Scattering Toolbox

Webinar: The ABCs of ADC Characterization with the Light Scattering Toolbox

In this webinar we present the Light Scattering Toolbox, based on multi-angle static light scattering (MALS) and dynamic light scattering (DLS) plus additional techniques, and discuss examples of its use in the service of ADC development.

Wednesday September 10, 2014

Webinar: Getting the Controlled Environment Under Control – Organizing for Greater Productivity

Webinar: Getting the Controlled Environment Under Control – Organizing for Greater Productivity

Being truly organized requires establishing and utilizing a system that makes a place for everything and makes it easy to put/keep everything in its place. By adopting the strategies taught in this presentation, you’ll save time, reduce stress, and be more productive.

Wednesday September 3, 2014

Webinar: Managing Sample Prep for Chromatography

Webinar: Managing Sample Prep for Chromatography

The editors of Lab Manager have gathered a panel of industry experts who will share their perspectives on some of the new tools and protocols to minimize and simplify sample preparation and how to effectively choose which method works best for your analyte, your separation requirements, and your instrumentation.

Thursday August 21, 2014

Webinar: How to Comply with the OSHA Lab Standard

Webinar: How to Comply with the OSHA Lab Standard

In this webinar, the twelve sections of the Laboratory Standard will be discussed and analyzed. Special attention will be given to the definition of the Chemical Hygiene Officer and the eight elements of a chemical hygiene plan.

Thursday August 21, 2014

Webinar: 3 Keys to Driving Unparalleled Client Satisfaction

Webinar: 3 Keys to Driving Unparalleled Client Satisfaction

Learn how North Memorial Reference Lab uses real-time healthcare insight to proactively correct issues, identify opportunities to add value, and create a culture of quality.

Thursday August 7, 2014

Webinar - From Problems to Possibilities: Coaching Skills for Managers

Webinar - From Problems to Possibilities: Coaching Skills for Managers

Coaching is one of the hottest topics in labs today, yet, few people know how to define coaching much less practice it with ease. This webinar will give you a strong foundation in coaching plus a set of tools to begin coaching on your own.

Wednesday August 6, 2014

Webinar: Using Skills Analysis/Inventories to Create Strong Versatile Teams

Webinar: Using Skills Analysis/Inventories to Create Strong Versatile Teams

This webinar will introduce a methodology to understand the skills within the team, and those needed by the business.

Wednesday July 23, 2014

Webinar - How an ELN Can Benefit Your Lab

Webinar - How an ELN Can Benefit Your Lab

In our live webinar discussion, join our panel of industry experts as we explore how changes in IT instrumentation affect how researchers and labs operate and interact with data.

Thursday July 17, 2014

Webinar: Maximizing Productivity Using Remote Advisor and Laboratory Business Intelligence

Webinar: Maximizing Productivity Using Remote Advisor and Laboratory Business Intelligence

Asset management includes concepts such as inventory data management, productivity management, remote instrument monitoring and diagnostics and asset lifecycle management. In this webinar you will learn about Agilent's asset management tools and the value they can bring to your lab.

Thursday July 10, 2014

Webinar: Why Does Great Collaboration Require Good Conflict?

Webinar: Why Does Great Collaboration Require Good Conflict?

In this webinar you will learn why conflict, rather than being an enemy of collaboration, is, in fact, a necessary requirement for productive and successful teamwork.

Wednesday July 9, 2014

Webinar: Cell Culture Techniques

Webinar: Cell Culture Techniques

Cell culture is constantly evolving to incorporate new breakthroughs in techniques and technology. Join our panel of experts as we explore methods to streamline and automate your cell culture processes and laboratory workflows.

Thursday June 26, 2014

Webinar: Chemical Fume Hoods – Design Considerations and Proper Use

Webinar: Chemical Fume Hoods – Design Considerations and Proper Use

The program will cover key differences between hood types, proper set up and adjustment and maintaining efficient flows. OSHA standards and other applicable guidelines and regulations will be covered, including NFPA.  

Wednesday June 25, 2014

Webinar: How to Increase Lab Efficiency with Two Game-Changing Digital Solutions

Webinar: How to Increase Lab Efficiency with Two Game-Changing Digital Solutions

Tune into our live webinar to hear Mats and Anne discuss strategies for increasing lab efficiency with digital systems, what to look for when assessing systems, and how to calculate efficiency cost savings.

Tuesday June 24, 2014