Schedule

Sunday, Sep 26

Pre-Conference Course Registration/Breakfast 7:30AM-8:00AM

Registration Sign-in/Continental Breakfast for Fundamentals Course

Pre-Conference Course 8:00AM-4:30PM

Pre-Conference Course:The Fundamentals of Planning and Design of Research Labs and MEP Systems

Speakers' Dinner 5:45PM-7:30PM

Speaker Orientation Meeting & Dinner

Welcome Reception 7:30PM-8:30PM

Dessert Reception:Hosted Welcome Reception
Monday, Sep 27

Exhibit Booths Open 8:00AM-5:45PM

Exhibit Booths Open

Day 1 Registration Sign-In/Contental Breakfast 8:00AM-8:30AM

Conference Registration:Registration Sign-in/Continental Breakfast

Plenary (Welcome) 8:30AM-8:40AM

Conference Overview and Welcome

Day 1 Plenary #1 8:40AM-9:05AM

Plenary 1:Northwestern’s next-gen biomedical research workplace powerhouse

Day 1 Plenary #2 9:05AM-9:30AM

Plenary 2:Adaptive reuse and capacity expansion: Renovation strategies for program growth and new research resources

Day 1 Plenary #3 9:55AM-10:20AM

Plenary 3:Future-facing facility capabilities: Freezer farm capacity, energy efficiency, support space, GMP

Day 1 Plenary #4 10:25AM-10:50AM

Plenary 4:Energy use reduction: Mayo Clinic initiatives for new and existing research facilities

Day 1 Concurrent Sessions (Group 1) 11:10AM-12:05PM

Forum A:Modernization and expansion: New strategies for research program growth that leverage existing facilities
Forum B:Planning for the new wave of advanced research: Fresh strategic planning data for emerging research programs
Forum D:A post-pandemic model for the new research workplace: The Lundquist Institute of Biomedical Innovation MRL1
Forum C:Case study: Renovation and right-sizing strategies for legacy research facilities

Day 1 Lunch 12:05PM-1:05PM

Hosted Luncheon

Day 1 Concurrent Sessions (Group 2) 1:10PM-2:05PM

Forum E:Operational strategies in support of space efficiency: Merck case study
Forum F:Generic/flexible vs. highly specialized research space: Emerging research programs impose very new requirements
Forum G:Next-level research facility sustainability: Critical early project integrations and innovations
Forum H:Raising the bar: Sustainable facility designs for energy research innovation

Day 1 Concurrent Sessions (Group 3) 2:20PM-3:15PM

Forum I:Capital investments that drive research and research culture: Lessons learned from top research universities
Forum J:Construction cost forecast and timing decisions for research facility capital projects
Forum K:Lab energy tipping points: Two critical transitions you need to anticipate for your research facility future
Forum L:Research workplace collaboration: The critical elements your next project needs to succeed

Day 1 Plenary #5 3:45PM-4:10PM

Plenary 5:Adaptive reuse and capital projects for multi-stakeholder research initiatives

Day 1 Plenary #6 4:15PM-4:45PM

Plenary 6:Next-level prefabrication and modular construction solutions for research facilities

Reception 4:45PM-5:45PM

Hosted Reception
Tuesday, Sep 28

Day 2 Exhibits/Hosted Breakfast 7:15AM-8:00AM

Hosted Breakfast

Day 2 Concurrent Sessions (Group 4) 8:05AM-9:00AM

Forum E:Operational strategies in support of space efficiency: Merck case study
Forum M:High-rise labs: Renovation and expansion solutions for adding lab capacity in congested areas
Forum N:Research workplace considerations for a competitive edge in the battle for high-tech talent

Day 2 Concurrent Sessions (Group 5) 10:35AM-11:30AM

Forum A:Modernization and expansion: New strategies for research program growth that leverage existing facilities
Forum O:Cell and gene therapy: Considerations for selecting your next research and production facility
Forum P:Critical vibration control strategies for nanolithography, e-beam metrology and high-sensitivity instruments
Forum Q:The new research workplace: Getting the technical and programmatic data you need

Day 2 Concurrent Sessions (Group 6) 11:45AM-12:40PM

Forum I:Capital investments that drive research and research culture: Lessons learned from top research universities
Forum R:Public space in research facilities: Drawing in the community to engage, excite, and educate
Forum S:Low cost, robust shielding solutions for maximum imaging resolution and stability in high EMI locations
Forum T:Prefrabrication: A case study of modular cGMP facilities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Day 2 Lunch 12:40PM-1:40PM

Hosted Luncheon

Day 2 Concurrent Sessions (Group 7) 1:45PM-2:40PM

Forum B:Planning for the new wave of advanced research: Fresh strategic planning data for emerging research programs
Forum F:Generic/flexible vs. highly specialized research space: Emerging research programs impose very new requirements
Forum U:Cell and gene therapy: Strategic facility planning data from a multitude of completed projects

Town Hall 2:55PM-3:40PM

Open Forum/Town Hall Meeting:Town Hall Knowledge Roundup

Meeting Adjourns 3:40PM

Meeting Adjourns