The agenda for the 2016 Laboratory Design Conference has been posted on the conference website.
Click here to view the complete agenda: http://www.labdesignconference.com/2016-lab-design-conference-agenda
The conference will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 25, with a keynote session delivered by HiWorks’ Brantley Hightower, AIA, LEED AP. “The Science and Art of Architecture” will describe the ways in which the built environment has influenced and supported scientific endeavors of the past as well as how it can support scientific advancements in the future. It will explain how the intersection of science, art and architecture helped build Texas into the economic and educational center that it is today, as well as how architecture (and Texas) helped land men on the moon.
Other topics of discussion during Monday’s session include research laboratories, accommodating fire and accessibility requirements, renovation and cost issues, and bringing new life to old labs. Click here to read more.
Tuesday’s keynote address, “Dashboard Your Project for Success” will be delivered by Mark Paskanik, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, of CRB. A dashboard is an information management tool that is used to visualize metrics and other key data points relevant to a project cost. Through the use of data visualizations, dashboards simplify complex data sets to provide users with at-a-glance awareness of project cost options. The dashboard provides a dynamic response to “what-if” scenarios by the decision-makers quickly so that a more in-depth focused direction can be quickly pursued.
Also on the agenda for Tuesday: the evolution of forensic lab design, the “Hackathon,” applying site-specific climate data to design, and the reveal of this year’s Lab of the Year.
If you have not already registered for the 2016 Laboratory Design Conference, please click here: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1792544
Click here for an in-depth look at the lives and careers of some of this year’s speakers!