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Upcoming Accredited Training Courses

Tradeline pre-conference training opportunities focus on the fundamentals of facilities planning, design, capital projects, and operations management to get people who are new to the industry or to particular types of facilities up to speed fast, and to help those already with considerable experience to update their skills with the knowledge required to perform at a higher level.

Each full-day course is facilitated by professionals who are experts in their field and are focused on making certain each participant masters the subject matter. All in-person courses offer Professional Development Hours (PDH) American Institute of Architects Continuing Education LU/HSW credits. 

A list of in-person courses are below.

RESEARCH2024
Occurs
Sunday April 7 8:00AM - 4:30PM

The Fundamentals of Planning and Design of Research Labs and MEP Systems

Presenters
Chernoff Thompson Architects
Russell M. Chernoff, Architect AIBC, MAAA -- Founding Partner
Naomi F. Gross, Architect AIBC, AAA, AAPEI, MRAIC, LEED AP -- Partner
TreanorHL
Mr Tim Reynolds, PE -- Principal
Henderson Engineers
Kelley Cramm, PE, LEED AP BD+C -- Mechanical Technical Manager | Associate

What you will learn: This course covers the basic elements of laboratory planning and facility design – upfront laboratory planning, laboratory programming, lab design, building design, and MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) system components. Participants will come away with a basic understanding of the terminology, concepts, processes, standards, numbers, types of scientific equipment, and furniture (as applicable) involved in laboratory planning and design. The course also serves as primer for the two-day conference that follows and will be highly interactive with Q&A throughout.

Who should attend: This one-day course is open to all who have interest in lab planning and design: project managers, facility planners and managers, lab managers, architects, engineers, construction engineers, researchers, and scientists employed at colleges and universities, hospital and healthcare facilities, pharmaceuticals, government labs, and A/E/C firms.

Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

Cost:
$1,300 Fundamentals Course only
$1,100 with registration to two-day conference immediately following

(Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch)

Continuing Education
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) (6 Units)
  • Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) (6 Units)

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USEF2024-Spring
Occurs
Wednesday April 10th 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Fundamentals of Planning and Design of University Science and Engineering Facilities

Presenters
Chernoff Thompson Architects
Russell M. Chernoff, Architect AIBC, MAAA -- Founding Partner
Naomi F. Gross, Architect AIBC, AAA, AAPEI, MRAIC, LEED AP -- Partner
TreanorHL
Mr Tim Reynolds, PE -- Principal
Henderson Engineers
Kelley Cramm, PE, LEED AP BD+C -- Mechanical Technical Manager | Associate

What you will learn: This course covers the basic elements of planning and design of labs and facilities for teaching and research – upfront planning and programming, teaching lab designs, active learning space designs, informal learning space designs, research lab designs, building design, and planning for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and lighting systems components. Participants will come away with a basic understanding of the terminology, concepts, processes, standards, numbers, and types of labs, scientific equipment, and furniture (as applicable) involved in teaching and research facility planning and design. The course also serves as primer for the two-day conference that follows and will be highly interactive with Q&A throughout.

Who should attend: This one-day course is open to all who have interest in lab planning and design: project managers, facility planners and managers, lab managers, architects, engineers, construction engineers, faculty, researchers, and scientists employed at colleges and universities, and A/E/C firms.

Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

Cost:
$1,300 Fundamentals Course only
$1,100 with registration to two-day conference immediately following

(Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch)

Continuing Education
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) (6 Units)

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UF2024
Occurs
Sunday May 5th 8:00AM - 4:30PM

The Fundamentals of Space Planning and Space Management for Higher Education

Presenters
SmithGroup
Alyson Goff, M.Ed., MPA -- Principal
Page
Lisa Keith -- Principal

What you will learn: This course provides an introductory-level primer on planning and management of physical space for higher education. The course includes basic space planning and management vocabulary and concepts, and details the fundamental policies, processes, practices, analytical tools, and database management concepts involved in developing and implementing a space management plan for colleges and universities.

Who should attend: This course is open to all facility planners and designers, space planners and managers, facility managers, resource and space analysis managers, financial planners, real estate portfolio/campus managers, architects, engineers, and consultants.

Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

Cost:

$1,300 Fundamentals Course only
$1,100 with registration to two-day conference

(Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch)

Continuing Education
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) (6 Units)

More Info

ANIMAL2024 Conference
Occurs
Sunday Sept 29th 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Fundamentals of Planning and Design of Animal Research Facilities

Presenters
Perkins+Will
Hunter Nezat, AIA, CDT, LEED AP -- Project Manager, Senior Associate
R.G. Vanderweil Engineers, LLP
Stephen Lahti, PE, LEED AP BD+C -- Project Manager

What you will learn:
Participants will come away with a basic understanding of the terminology, concepts, processes, standards, numbers, types of equipment, and furniture (as applicable) involved in the planning and design of animal research labs and support space including related mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. 

Who should attend:
This course is designed for those involved in the planning, design, construction, or operation of animal research laboratories including project managers, architects, facility engineers, construction engineers, facility managers, facility planners, biosafety professionals, EH&S personnel, veterinarians, and researchers employed at colleges and universities, medical facilities, pharmaceutical facilities, A/E/C firms, government health centers, and public health labs.

Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

Cost:
$1,300 Fundamentals Course only
$1,100 with registration to the two-day conference immediately following
(Fees include course materials, continental breakfast refreshment breaks, and lunch)

Continuing Education
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) (6 Units)
  • Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) (6 Units)

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Space Strategies 2024
Occurs
Sunday Nov 10th 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Fundamentals of Space Planning and Space Management

Presenters
Buro Happold Advisory
Elliot Felix -- Partner
Julie Levick -- Principal

What you will learn: This course provides an introductory-level primer on planning and management of physical space. The course includes basic space planning and management vocabulary and concepts, and details the fundamental policies, processes, practices, analytical tools, and database management concepts involved in developing and implementing a space management plan for corporate, university, and government organizations.

Who should attend: This course is open to all facility planners and designers, operations management, space planners, facility managers, resource and space analysis managers, financial planners, real estate portfolio/campus managers, architects and engineers, consultants, and software, furniture and casework providers.

Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

Cost:
$1,300 Fundamentals Course only
$1,100 with registration to the two-day conference immediately following
(Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch)

Continuing Education
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) (6 Units)

More Info

USEF2024-Fall
Occurs
Wednesday Nov 13th 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Fundamentals of Planning and Design of University Science and Engineering Facilities

Presenters
Chernoff Thompson Architects
Russell M. Chernoff, Architect AIBC, MAAA -- Founding Partner
Naomi F. Gross, Architect AIBC, AAA, AAPEI, MRAIC, LEED AP -- Partner
TreanorHL
Mr Tim Reynolds, PE -- Principal
Henderson Engineers
Kelley Cramm, PE, LEED AP BD+C -- Mechanical Technical Manager | Associate

What you will learn: This course covers the basic elements of planning and design of labs and facilities for teaching and research – upfront planning and programming, teaching lab designs, active learning space designs, informal learning space designs, research lab designs, building design, and planning for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and lighting systems components. Participants will come away with a basic understanding of the terminology, concepts, processes, standards, numbers, and types of labs, scientific equipment, and furniture (as applicable) involved in teaching and research facility planning and design. The course also serves as primer for the two-day conference that follows and will be highly interactive with Q&A throughout.

Who should attend: This one-day course is open to all who have interest in lab planning and design: project managers, facility planners and managers, lab managers, architects, engineers, construction engineers, faculty, researchers, and scientists employed at colleges and universities, and A/E/C firms.

Space is limited and enrollment is subject to approval.

Cost:
$1,300 Fundamentals Course only
$1,100 with registration to two-day conference immediately following

(Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch)

Continuing Education
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) (6 Units)

More Info