The Laboratory Design Conference

Since 2002, the Laboratory Design Conference has provided a dynamic educational and networking event for those involved in planning, designing, engineering, constructing and operating laboratory facilities. Informative panels and sessions feature lab design experts delivering unique presentations on trends in creating the most efficient, state-of-the-art facilities.

Each spring, the conference also marks the official announcement of the Laboratory of the Year winners, with in-depth discussions by the winning project teams.

The conference also offers exemplary lab facilities, including those to which attendees would not otherwise have access, are an integral part of the overall Lab Design Conference experience.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who works in the world of laboratory design should take this opportunity to network and meet with associates, service providers and buyers. Each year, the Laboratory Design Conference welcomes:

  • Business Development Managers
  • C-level Executives
  • Construction Specialists
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Laboratory Designers/Planners
  • Lab Owners/Partners/Principals
  • Manufacturers
  • Project Managers
  • Senior-level Architects
  • Supervisors and Directors of Facilities
  • Sustainable Design Experts
  • Technical Service Providers
  • And Many More!

Call for Presentations

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. The Laboratory Design Conference is known for its timely, compelling and original educational programming.

Click here to submit your presentation.

We look forward to your submission.

 

2017 Speakers

Josh Meyer
Keynote Speaker
Jacobs Consultancy Inc

Adrian Walters, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge

Bob Nevruz
Alcami Corp.

David Withee
Withee Works LLC

Edward Burton, RIBA
SmithGroupJJR

James Schreyer
Hixson Architecture, Engineering and Interiors

Javier Arguedas
Waldner Inc.

Joseph Wagner, AIA
Perkins+Will

Kevin Brettmann
JE Dunn Construction

Mark Doore
Airgas

Mark Freeman
Gray Puksand

Michael Nagy, RA
Flad Architects

Otto Van Geet, PE, LEED AP
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Sascha Kunkel
asecos GmbH

Sean Convery, PE
Cator, Ruma & Associates

Conference Agenda

April 24, 2017

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

11:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

11:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.

4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.

5:10 p.m. - 6 p.m.

5:10 p.m. - 6 p.m.

6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

April 25, 2017

7 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

10:10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

11:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

11:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

2:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

April 26, 2017

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

What We’ve Heard

Feedback on Sessions

"I liked the duration of the sessions, not too long but long enough to hit the high points in a focused manner and allow for questions."

Laboratory Design Staff

"The entire Laboratory Design Staff was amazing. It was great to meet all of you. Well done & thank you!"

Networking Opportunities

"I liked the size and scale of the conference. Great networking opportunities. The refreshments also were plentiful and delicious - thank you. Will be returning next year!"