Upcoming Conferences

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

  • New Directions * Strategic Plans * Space Planning and Management * Renewal/Modernization
    October 20-21
    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
    Scottsdale, AZ

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    New directions in healthcare are dramatically changing facility models, metrics, workspaces, and capital plans for academic medical and health science research and education.  Six top-priority issues are now the focus of a new wave of facility initiatives:

  • Interdisciplinary Space Planning * Mixed Teaching and Research * Collaboration * Modernization
    October 27-28
    The Westin Copley Place
    Boston, MA

    Be in Boston October 27-28 to get your key project and program people in sync with new facility strategies, types of space, and systems that are now required for modern science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs.  This conference is the place to benchmark your plans for renovations, expansions, and new construction against what leading institutions are doing to successfully grow their science teaching and research programs.

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  • New facility plans for project- and problem-based education, research, collaboration, and entrepreneurship
    April 24-25
    Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort
    San Diego, CA

    Attend this conference to benchmark your plans for renovations, expansions, and new construction for teaching and research facilities against what leading peer institutions are doing. Here you’ll get details on facility features that accommodate growth, improve teaching and research outcomes, support student entrepreneurship, improve recruitment, increase efficiency of resources (space, budgets, and core technology), increase scalability and flexibility, integrate science and engineering disciplines, boost collaboration, connectivity and interaction, and reduce capital and operating costs.

  • The new plans, metrics, and models for labs, offices, cores, and support space
    April 27-28
    Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort
    San Diego, CA

    Tradeline’s 37th annual conference on research facilities focuses on the major changes that are occurring in research facility planning including shared work environments, space allocation, utilization concepts, wet-damp-dry lab types, lab/office planning, support space and core research facilities, building systems and performance, and capital and operating costs. The content of this conference has major planning implications for research facility and lab renovations, upgrades, new construction and expansions.

  • October 2-3
    Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

    Tradeline’s 29th annual animal research and biocontainment conference details new space metrics and standards, facility features, equipment solutions, and operating models that are being put in place for regulatory and certification compliance, and to lower operating and labor costs, improve program and facility flexibility, and raise space utilization. Here you’ll see leading-edge examples of, and get the decision-making rationales for, the latest facility renovation, modernization, and upgrade initiatives that anticipate recurring directional shifts in research programs, species, regulato

  • October 5-6
    Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

    Attend this conference to get the latest plans and initiatives for facility modernization, expansions, and new construction that are responding to the major shifts in medical and health sciences education, training, and research. Here you’ll get the details on the latest facility solutions for space planning and space management, shared resources, open and collaborative environments, flexibility, collocated programs, new teaching pedagogies, translational research, genomics-driven healthcare, and institutional partnerships.

  • November 13-14
    The Vinoy Renaissance Resort
    St. Petersburg, FL

    Big changes in the planning, allocation, management, technology systems, and utilization of space are creating healthier workplaces, more productive work cultures, and improved employee workplace experience, and delivering big gains in organizational and financial performance of academic institutions, corporations, and government agencies.

  • November 16-17
    The Vinoy Renaissance Resort
    St. Petersburg, FL

    Attend this conference to benchmark your plans for modernization, repurposing, expansion and new construction initiatives against what leading peer institutions are putting in place to successfully grow STEM teaching and research programs in multi-use buildings. Here, you’ll get details on robust student and faculty recruitment features, shared resource strategies, new lab/support space/office solutions, project- and problem-based education facility strategies, entrepreneurship space, and lower capital and operating costs.

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