We hope you will join us for this year's conferences. Click the conference titles below for more detailed information (usually available approximately four months prior to each meeting). The most current information on these conferences is available through this Web site.
For information on speaking or presenting at upcoming conferences, please see Abstract Submittal Deadlines
November 15-16, 2018, San Diego, CA
New types of spaces, facility features, and design elements are now mandatory for student recruitment, engagement, learning, teamwork, fabrication, discovery, industry partnerships, and for long-term facility viability.
April 8-9, 2019, St. Petersburg, FL
Attend this conference to benchmark your plans for renovation expansion, and/or new construction of higher education science, engineering, and technology facilities. Here you’ll get details on facility components that support active learning, recruitment, make more efficient use of resources, increase flexibility, integrate science, engineering, and technology disciplines, boost collaboration and interaction, and reduce costs.
April 11-12, 2019, St. Petersburg, FL
It’s ALL changing fast – lab designs, research workflows, workspace, core facilities, research support space, equipment demands, and infrastructure requirements. Here you’ll get the new metrics, facility features, and capital project strategies for the major changes that are now occurring in shared research laboratory work environments, including efficient utilization concepts, wet-damp-dry lab types, lab/office configurations, advanced infrastructure systems, core research facilities, and capital and operating costs.
May 6-7, 2019, Scottsdale, AZ
It’s a very different future for higher education facilities. Higher education directives aimed at campus and student life, new learning space, space utilization, revenue generation, enrollment and demographic forecasts, flexibility, collaboration, and shared use of physical and financial resources are transforming decisions and plans for all types of academic space and new capital projects.
September 30-October 1, 2019, Boston
Tradeline’s 31st annual animal research conference details new space types, facility features, equipment solutions, and LEAN operating models that are being put in place for enhanced room and microenvironmental data collection, specialized animal models, compliance, lower costs, and to improve flexibility, and maximaiz space utilization. Here you’ll see examples of, and get the decision-making rationales for, the facility renovation, modernization, and upgrade initiatives.
October 28-29, 2019, Austin, TX
A transformation is underway in university facility and space planning models for the sciences, engineering, and advanced technologies. The drivers are ubiquitous program convergence, experiential learning platforms, the boom in maker culture and entrepreneurism, and market demand for highly-skilled, work-ready graduates in newly emerging, heavily funded high-tech research and development fields.
November 7-8, 2019, San Diego, CA
Higher space utilization, lower occupancy cost, reduced footprint, increased human and organizational performance, improved workplace experience, higher recruiting power, and healthier work environments – this is the new space planning and management proposition.