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

  • April 23-24, 2018
    Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
    Boston

    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.

  • April 26-27, 2018
    Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
    Boston

    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 these major planning issues...

  • Capital projects and space planning for high resource utilization, student life, flexibility, collaboration, and cost reduction
    May 7-8, 2018
    Hilton Austin Downtown
    Austin, TX

    College and university directives aimed at campus life and student engagement, collaborative learning and research, high space utilization, flexibility, cost reduction, and shared use of physical and financial resources are transforming decisions and plans for all types of space and new capital projects (renovations and new construction).

    Attend this conference to get details on how these new directives are shaping new facility plans and initiatives at leading institutions for a very different academic future – involving...

  • October 15-16, 2018
    Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
    Scottsdale, 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 5-6, 2018
    The Vinoy Renaissance Resort
    St. Petersburg, FL

    Seven major directives are currently driving a new wave of animal research and biocontainment space and system upgrades, facility expansions, and equipment and technology investments...

  • November 15-16, 2018
    Hilton San Diego Mission Bay Resort
    San 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.

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