The Lab Design Conference Returns to Houston

Save the Date: April 25-27, 2016 -  Royal Sonesta Hotel, Houston, TX

Meet with Leading Industry Vendors

The Lab Design Conference attracts the industry's best and brightest.  Multiple opportunities for you to network during sessions, breaks, exhibit hall hours, meals and evening receptions.


Call For Presentations - Extended to December 31, 2015

Submissions are now being accepted for the  2016 Laboratory Design Conference. Click here for the "Call for Papers" form. Submissions will be accepted until December 31, 2015.


Attend the Post-Conference Lab Tours

A number of lab tours in the Greater Houston area will be offered.  Check back for more information.

Why Exhibit at Lab Design Conference

According to the June 2013 HLW International/Faithful+Gould report on the outlook for research laboratory construction, the market has stabilized and is trending upward.

Don't miss your opportunity to showcase your company's equipment, products, and services to architects, lab planners, engineers, consultants, builders, and high-level lab users (research directors, facilities directors, scientists at R&D companies) from U.S. and international labs.

For more information click here.

The Industry's Premier Event!

Thank You to All of Our Attendees, Speakers, and Exhibitors for a Successful 2015 Laboratory Design Conference

Check back soon for information on our 2016 event.

Meet Our Expert Speakers

The Laboratory Design Conference has a long and well-deserved reputation of providing excellent content by respected authorities in the industry.  

Click here to view the 2015 conference agenda to preview the sessions and read more about the expert panel of speakers that were at this year's event.

Lab Tours

Each year, the Laboratory Design Conference features tours of key local labs of various types. Tours will take place on the morning of Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Each tour will go inside top facilities with a facility manager and a member of the design team as tour guides.


Laboratory of the Year Awards

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
 Lab of the Year Winner 2015

This prestigious, international competition showcases new and emerging thinking, sustainable practices and creative responses to challenges in the design, construction and operation of modern laboratories. Former winning organizations have received international attention and interest from media and potential customers. Checkback for guidelines and instructions on how to submit a project.

Are you a winning facility or partner (contractor, equipment provider, etc) and you would like an additional copy of the Laboratory of the Year plaque?  Please see attached order form .

Call for Speakers Now Open!

For our 2016 conference, we are seeking dynamic speakers who can present at an advanced level on timely issues in lab design, engineering, construction, sustainability, project management, market trends, cost-savings initiatives and collaboration.

Please check out the Call for Speakers page for more details.

Call for Papers

Deadline EXTENDED:
Thursday, December 31, 2015

For more information including suggested topics and information required for the online application, please click here.

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