3rd Annual User's Group Meeting
December 17, 2020
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December 17, 2020 Annual Symposium
Hello BlueDragon Nation!
Our 3rd annual BlueDragon user's Group Meeting was held on December 17, 2020. The virtual symposium included presentations from BlueDragon users followed by discussions, questions and answers. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year's meeting was held online through WebEx. The turnout exceeded expectations, with three times more in attendance than in previous years; no doubt because it was more convenient to attend the virtual meeting. We will likely hold more virtual symposiums in the future to allow more participants from all over the world to attend from the comfort of their home or office.
This year featured a great list of presenters (see our agenda below) as well as a keynote address from Dr. Nuala Calnan, the founder and principal of BioPharm Excel on the challenges in improving performance in Pharma. The presentations were highly informative and well received. On this page you will find links to the presentations if you wish to download them. A link to the video of the presentation will also be made available as soon as possible.
Thanks to all in attendance and we look forward to "seeing" you again in future engagements.
Rob De La Espriella
0900 Rob – Welcome / BlueDragon 2021 >> Click here for the presentation
0930 Donna Mailhot – Lawrence Livermore National Lab >> Click here for the presentation
1000 William Hall – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions >> Click here for the presentation
1030 Tim Worrell – Merrick & Co. >> Click here for the presentation
1115 Scott Trammell – Bechtel National >> Click here for the presentation
1145 KEYNOTE: Nuala Calnan, PhD – Founder and Principal at BioPharm Excel
Topic: Eliminating recurring failure in the biopharma / life science sector - challenges and opportunities!
(Nuala will be speaking to us from Dublin, Ireland)
1215 to 1300 – LUNCH
1300 Mario Cubillo & Ed Sierra - Brookhaven National Lab >> Click here for the presentation
1330 Dave Giblin – Sandia National Lab (no formal presentation)
1400 Robbie Harris – Los Alamos National Lab (no formal presentation)
1530 Closing remarks (ALL)
1600 End of Annual Meeting