International Institute for Substainable Laboratories

2017 Agenda

Pre-Conference Day | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3
Tours | Working Groups

Technical Sessions by Topic

Monday: Day 1 Tuesday: Day 2 Wednesday: Day 3

A: 1:30–3 p.m.

1. Planning
2. Case Studies
3. Operations
4. Equipment

C: 8–10 a.m.

1. Design
2. Laboratory Waste     Diversion
3. Operations
4. Energy
5. TBD

G: 8–10 a.m.

1. Smart Labs
2. Case Studies
3. HVAC
4. Energy

B: 3:30–5 p.m.

1. Planning
2. Case Studies
3. Operations
4. Energy

D: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

1. Design
2. Case Studies
3. Green Labs
4. Chemical Management
5. Solar

H: 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

1. Smart Labs
2. Case Studies
3. HVAC
4. Equipment

 

E: 1:30–3 p.m.

1. Design
2. Case Studies
3. Operations
4. HVAC
5. Acoustics

 
 

F: 3:30–5 p.m.

1. Codes
2. Case Studies
3. HVAC
4. Energy
5. National Institutes of Health

 

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Pre-Conference Day

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Open
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Pre-Conference Training Sessions
 
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Morning Break
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. I2SL Chapter Officer Meeting (For I2SL Chapter Officers Only)
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. I2SL Chapter Officer Networking

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Monday, October 16, 2017
Conference Day 1

7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Registration Open
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Breakfast in the Salon G Foyer
8 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Opening Plenary Session

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Opening Plenary Session, continued

12 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Technology and Services Fair Open
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Session A1

For the Love of Money: Planning and Funding for Laboratory Design and Construction
 
 

Session A2

Huskies Are Barking Up the Right Tree!: Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex Case Study
 
 

Session A3

Green Light for Green Labs: Laboratory Conservation and Education at the User Level
 
 

Session A4

Playing Together in the Laboratory Sandbox: Shared Laboratory Equipment Solutions
 
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Session B1

Stretch It Out: Flexible Laboratory Design Strategies
 
 

Session B2

All Together Now: A Holistic Look at Laboratory Building Performance
 
 

Session B3

Knowledge Is Power: Safety, Training, and Engagement for Laboratory Users
 
 

Session B4

Big Data Benchmarking
 
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Evening Reception in the Exhibit Hall
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Go Beyond and Freezer Challenge Awards Dinner

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Conference Day 2

7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration Open
  Technology and Services Fair Open
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Session C1

To Think Outside the Box, Climb Outside the Box
 
 

Session C2

Waste Not, Want Not
 
 

Session C3

It's All In How You Use It: Integrating Operational Controls
 
 

Session C4

A Whole New World of Energy Performance Monitoring
 
 

Session C5

TBD
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Session D1

The Art of Flexible, Sustainable Lab Design
 
 

Session D2

Let It Shine: Spotlight on Successful Case Studies
 
 

Session D3

New Nationwide Programs to Support Green Labs
 
 

Session D4

Don't Let the Air Out: Design and Management for Chemical Use
 
 

Session D5

Energy Reduction Strategy for Reducing Research Campus Energy Use
 
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Session E1

Are We There Yet? Responsible Retrofits
 
 

Session E2

Balancing Act: Case Studies on Combining Sustainability, Design, and Flexibility
 
 

Session E3

Keep the Change: Management of Evolving Needs and Trends in Labs
 
 

Session E4

Who Needs Air? Strategies for Integrated HVAC
 
 

Session E5

Tuning Up Laboratory Acoustics
 
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Session F1

Suck It Up: Safe Ventilation for Laboratories
 
 

Session F2

From Trash to Treasure: Case Studies in Reusing and Retrofitting
 
 

Session F3

What's In Your Lab? Exhaust Systems and Operations
 
 

Session F4

HVAC and Design Solutions for Energy Recovery
 
 

Session F5

Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability at the National Institutes of Health
 
3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Cambridge Tour

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Working Group Meetings

  • I2SL University Alliance Meeting on Bringing Efficiency to Research Grants (BETR Grants)
  • High-Technology Operations and Maintenance Certification Working Group Meeting
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Boston Tour


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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Conference Day 3

7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Registration Open
7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Technology and Services Fair Open
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Laboratory Waste Diversion Working Group Meeting
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Session G1

DOE Smart Labs Symposium: Part 1
 

Session G2

From Cleanrooms to Greenhouses: A Potpourri of Case Studies
 
 

Session G3

Control Your (New) Self: Upgrading and Updating Laboratory HVAC Systems
 
 

Session G4

Energy Use Drivers: Occupants, Fume Hoods, and Other Factors
 
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Session H1

DOE Smart Labs Symposium: Part 2
 

Session H2

The Case of the Sustainable Laboratory: University of California, Irvine Lab Renovation
 
 

Session H3

Filters, Fans, and Fins, Oh My!: HVAC Technology
 
 

Session H4

Go Go Gadget: Sustainable Equipment for Maximum Efficiency
 
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Closing Reception
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Laboratory Benchmarking Working Group Meeting
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Workshop: The New Edition of the NIH Design Requirements Manual

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