The Lab Design Conference Returns to Houston

Save the Date: April 25-27, 2016 -  Royal Sonesta Hotel, Houston, TX.  Reserve your hotel room today, CLICK HERE to book your room today!

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.


Now Accepting Lab of the Year Entries

The editors of R&D Magazine and Laboratory Design are NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES to the 50th Laboratory of the Year competition.


Attend the Post-Conference Lab Tours

A number of lab tours in the Greater Houston area will be offered.  In 2015 our attendees toured faciilities at Georgia Tech, Emory University, Kennesaw State, and Georgia Gwinnett College.  Check back for more information on the 2016 tours.

2016 Faculty & Program Coming Soon!

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

Stay tuned for our 2016 conference agenda, to preview the sessions and read more about the expert panel of speakers that we have lined up to help inform the critical decisions you need to make.

Earn Continuing Education Credits

Credits for presentations are available through the American Institute of Architects as well as the Green Building Certification Institute, and are also offered as general CEUs for non-AIA/GBCI members.

Why Exhibit at Lab Design Conference

The Lab Design Conference connects you with a market-leading audience of R&D/laboratory professionals involved in the design, construction, engineering, and operation of laboratory facilities.

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.


Call For Presentations

Call for Presentations
Deadline January 29, 2016

The Laboratory Design Conference is seeking qualified professionals interested in sharing their experience and knowledge as a member of our faculty. Potential topics include best practices, Lab Design, Engineering, Market Trends, Construction and more. CLICK HERE to submit your presentation.  DEADLINE IS JANUARY 29, 2016.

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.

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