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Gunnels Wood Rd, Stevenage, Herts, SG12NY

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The User Experience for Life Science conference will provide insights from UX leaders within the User Experience for life science community. Learn about the latest advances in UX within the R&D life sciences and healthcare communities. Spaces are limited, reserve your space now.



Mark Boulton

Digital Communications lead at EMBL

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Michael Montello

Senior Vice President, R&D Tech at GSK


Conference Agenda and App

UXLS Conference Agenda

We will be using Yapp as our conferencing app. Please download to view all the logistics information and the programme.



  • Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Cabezon (ChemAxon)
  • Chiara Gabella & Severine Duvaud (SIB)
  • Edmund Johnson (AbCam)
  • Jacek Ziemski (Roche)
  • James  Hoeksma (AstraZeneca)
  • Jennifer Cham
  • Kirk Brote
  • Lee Duddell (UserZoom)
  • Matan Berson (BenchSci)
  • Mia Bohleman & Alex Voorhees (GSK)
  • Michael Wilson  (Perkin Elmer)
  • Mira Nair (BioStrata)
  • Revathi Nathaniel (EBI)
  • Revital Kristal & Dana Inbar (BioData)
  • Roger Attrill (Linguamatics)
  • Ryan Morinelli (GSK)
  • Simon Fortenbacher (GSK)
  • Stephen Tomlinson (Webcredible)
  • Urška Čepin (BioSistemika)


Code of Conduct

All delegates are required to abide by our code​of​con​duct​.com, licensed under a Cre­ative Com­mons Attri­bu­tion 3.0 Unport­ed License.


Conference Hotel

We have agreed a conference rate for our conference delegates at Novotel Stevenage. The conference rate is a tariff of £78 (inclusive of VAT) – to include breakfast, wifi and car park. You need to call the hotel and book with a group reference of 54623763.
Hotel telephone number: +44 (0)1438 533 015 Option 1


The conference is hosted in the main GSK building at GSK Stevenage, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, SG1 2NY Hertfordshire, UK. When using a satnav, use the postcode SG1 2FX.

If you require a taxi during the event our preferred supplier is Stevenage Taxis +44 1438 357111. State your destination as the GSK main reception building.

Entry and Registration

Upon arrival please sign in at the Security gate on the left. The Security team will provide instructions on where to park your car, then follow signs to the main reception. If you’re arriving by taxi ask them to drive up to the main reception. The reception desk is across the bridge over the pond.

Upon entering reception, you will be directed to ascend the stairs to the mezzanine floor (or use the lift to the first floor), where you will see the Conference Registration Desk.



We are grateful for the support of our sponsors.





Who should attend?

This conference aims to empower UX in the life sciences R&D and is specifically for anyone with an interest in applying UX in the life sciences such as:

  • User Researchers
  • UX Designers
  • Information Architects
  • UX Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Business Analyst
  • Product Owners


Conference chairs

  • Paula de Matos, UXLS Project Manager, Pistoia Alliance
  • Rob Graham, Global Head of UX, AstraZeneca
  • Roger Attrill, UX Specialist, Linguamatics
  • Simon Fortenbacher, Director of Tech, R&D User Experience, GSK

For more information on how you can get involved, please contact Zahid Tharia (zahid.tharia@pistoiaalliance.org)