Pre-Conference Courses

  • Fundamentals of Planning and Design of Animal Research Facilities

    Jeffrey R. Zynda
    Academic Sci Practice Leader, Principal
    Perkins+Will

    Michael J. Walsh, PE, LEED AP BD+C
    Sr Mechanical Engineer and Principal
    R.G. Vanderweil Engineers, LLP

    What you will learn:
    Participants will come away with a basic understanding of the terminology, concepts, processes, standards, numbers, types of equipment, and furniture (as applicable) involved in the planning and design of animal research labs and support space including related mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. 

    Who should attend:
    This course is designed for those involved in the planning, design, construction, or operation of animal research laboratories including project managers, architects, facility engineers, construction engineers, facility managers, facility planners, biosafety professionals, EH&S personnel, veterinarians, and researchers employed at colleges and universities, medical facilities, pharmaceutical facilities, A/E/C firms, government health centers, and public health labs.

    Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

    Cost:
    $1,190
    Fundamentals Course only
    $1,050 with registration to the two-day conference October 15-16
    (Fees include course materials, continental breakfast refreshment breaks, and lunch)

    This session will be held in the Meeting Room 408

    Occurs: 
    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 8:00am-4:30pm
    Continuing Education
    AIA CES Units: 
    6.00
    HSW Units: 
    6.00