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2018 PDA Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Biotechnology Operations Workshop

Nov 01, 2018
Singapore, Singapore

  • Workshop
  • Asia-Pacific

Overview

The 2018 PDA Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Biotechnology Operations Workshop will give participants an introduction into the world of AI, including a review of its history and a framework for application. This will be an interactive workshop with case studies and group discussion.

Agenda

  • Thursday, 1-November

    Instructors

    Dan Weese, Executive Director, Quality Data Sciences, Amgen, Inc.
    Mark DiMartino, Director, Quality Data Sciences, Amgen, Inc.

    8:00 – 12:15
    Registration Open

    9:00 – 9:15
    Introductions and Overview

    • Exercise 1: Poll Everywhere of participant experience with AI
    • Facilitator and participant Introductions
    • Overview of the workshop

    9:15 – 10:00
    Introductions and Overview

    • What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
    • Historical perspective on AI
    • Defining major AI focus areas
      • What is Natural Language Processing?
      • What is Machine Learning?
      • What is Deep Learning?
      • Framework for applying AI

    10:00 – 10:15
    Break

    10:15 – 11:00
    Applying AI to Quality Operations

    • Regulatory motivation
    • Exercise 2: Breakout group identification of use cases where Natural Language Processing (NLP) could support Quality Management System Vigilance.
    • Common methodologies used to explore text-heavy information
    • Case Study: Applying AI to trending deviations

    11:00 – 11:45
    Applying AI to Manufacturing Operations

    • Business motivation
    • Exercise 4: Breakout group identification of use cases where AI could assist in your Supply Chain
    • Case Study: Applying AI to component or raw material root cause analyses

    11:45 – 12:00
    Final Thoughts

    • Amgen Lessons-learned
    • Regulatory Validation Concerns
    • External Resources

Additional Information

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    Learning Objectives

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    Who Should Attend

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Westin Singapore

12 Marina View, Asia Tower 2
Singapore, Singapore

Westin Singapore
12 Marina View
Asia Square Tower 2
Singapore, 018961, Singapore
Phone:
+65-6922-688

Rate: S$340.00++ per room per night (Single)
*Room rate includes breakfast and high speed internet access and is exclusive of the 10% service charge and prevailing government taxes, currently at 7% goods & services tax (GST).

Hotel Accommodations

To make reservations at the Westin Singapore, please call the Hotel at +65-6922-688 and reference PDA Conference to receive the PDA group rate. Check in time is 15:00, and check out time is 12:00.

Amenities

Perfectly located within the vicinity of Marina Bay and walking distance from Chinatown and Marina Bay Sands, the Westin Singapore is rated among some of the renowned 5-star hotels in Singapore, providing you a soothing, contemporary escape amidst the bustling city. From our signature Heavenly® Beds to our Level 35 Infinity Pool, the hotel offers world-class facilities and services that inspire you to be at your best.

Hotel Parking

Guests traveling by car may park at Asia Square Tower 1 or 2 (carpark charges apply). Self and valet parking are available as well. Valet Parking Charges: SGD20 net (excluding parking charges)

Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)

The MRT offers fast, convenient transportation to the financial district, downtown, and historic Chinatown. The hotel is walking distance to three MRT stations:

  • 10 minutes walk: Raffles Place Interchange Station (NS26 & EW14) connected to the North-South and East-West lines.
  • 10 minutes walk: Marina Bay Interchange Station (NS27 & CE2) connected to the North-South and Circle lines.
  • 3 to 5 minutes walk: Downtown Station (DT17) connected to Downtown line.

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Registration Fees

Regular Price

Standard

Member

$250

Nonmember

$325


Government/Health Authority/Academic

Member

$175

Nonmember*

$175


Student Member

Member

$100

Nonmember*

$125


Young Professional Member

Member

$150

All rates in US Dollars.

*For this member type or discounted rate, online registration is not available and must be faxed in.

You must be a member to take advantage of this rate.

REFUND FOR WORKSHOP: If your written request is received by October 19, 2018, you will receive a full refund less a $200 processing fee. After that time, no refunds will be approved. WORKSHOP CANCELLATION: PDA reserves the right to modify the material or instructors without notice, or to cancel an event. If an event must be cancelled, registrants will be notified by PDA as soon as possible and will receive a full refund. PDA will not be responsible for airfare penalties or other costs incurred due to cancellation. For more details, contact PDA at [email protected] or +1 (301) 656-5900.

Contact

Molly O'Neill Moir, CMP
Vice President, Programs & Meetings
Tel: (301) 656-5900 ext. 132
Email: [email protected]

* For this member type or discounted rate, online registration is not available and must be faxed in.

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