Attend this conference to benchmark your institution's plans, features, and metrics for renovations and new construction against what peer institutions are putting in place to grow science and engineering programs; boost recruitment; support the new science pedagogies and space requirements; create collaborative, interactive, and entrepreneurial environments and cultures; and get more program with limited capital dollars and lower operating costs.
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.
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- April 23-24Boston
- April 26-27Boston
It’s ALL changing fast – research processes, lab designs, workspace, support space, equipment demands, and infrastructure requirements. And your organization's labs and research facilities need to keep pace with major changes in planning, design, renovation and construction ...
- Capital projects and space planning for high resource utilization, student life, flexibility, collaboration, and cost reductionMay 7-8Austin, TX
Make this NEW conference a top priority planning event to get your capital project, campus real estate, space planning, and financial stakeholders all on the same capital project and space planning page that reflects a very different academic future for campus and student life, student engagement, enrollment, collaborative learning and research, high space utilization, flexibility, cost reduction, and shared resources...
- October 15-16Scottsdale, AZ
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 new space planning and management proposition....
- November 5-6St. Petersburg, FL
Animal research and biocontainment facilities are currently undergoing a new wave of space and system upgrades, utilization improvements, facility capacity expansions, and equipment and technology investments.
- November 15-16San Diego, CA
Big changes are underway in science and engineering facilities planning for: 1) The convergence of science and engineering disciplines and space; 2) A culture of collaboration, openness, and interaction; 3) Project- and problem-based education; 4) Shared physical and financial resources; 5) Maker space and innovation hubs; 6) Radically changed lab/lab-support ratios; 7) Widespread flexibility and adaptability. Attend this conference to learn the new metrics, features, rationales, costs, and outcomes for the latest outstanding new-era building and space planning initiatives.