2019 I2SL Annual Conference Presentations

Monday, Oct. 21 | Tuesday, Oct. 22 | Wednesday, Oct. 23 | CU Boulder Extension
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If you have questions about these presentations or the conference in general, please email I2SL or call 703.841.5484.

Monday, October 21, 2019
Conference Day 1

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Opening Plenary Session

  • Welcome and Introduction of Master of Ceremonies
    Phil Wirdzek, Executive Director, I2SL
  • Master of Ceremonies
    Kevin Brettmann, President, I2SL Colorado Chapter, Director of Science and Technology, JE Dunn Construction
  • Laboratory Benchmarking Tool Update
    Alison Farmer, I2SL Secretary, Director, kW Engineering

    Ari Frankel, Assistant Vice President, Sustainability & High Performance Buildings, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.
  • Laboratory User Manual Working Group
    Adana Johns and Christopher Kleingartner, Science and Technology Practice Leaders, Perkins & Will

  • Keynote Speaker
    Benetick Kabua Maddison, Student and Marshall Islands Community Health Worker at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science
  • Local Perspective
    David Gallaher, Senior Associate Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), University of Colorado (CU) Boulder
  • Panel Discussion
    In the Face of Climate Change: A Look at Impacts and Responses
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Session A1: Get Smart With Design


Session A2: Planning for Resiliency
Sponsored by RWDI


Session A3: Take Out the Garbage


Session A4: For Good Measure
Sponsored by B2Q Associates


Session A5: Air Management – Go With the Flow
Sponsored by Air Purification Company


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2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session B1: Driving Innovation


Session B2: Thinking Forward


Session B3: Motivating Users


Session B4: Occupants Focus


Session B5: Keep That Air Under Control


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4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Session C1: Lab Sustainability in Action
  Session C2: Lab Planning Tools
  Session C3: Data-Driven Decisions
  Session C4: Safety First!
  Session C5: Ventilation Choices

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Conference Day 2

7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Morning Green Lab Breakfast Discussion
James Connelly
, International Living Future Institute
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Session D1: Past, Present, and Future Labs


Session D2: Get Your Systems Under Control


Session D3: Let's Get Engaged!


Session D4: Laboratory Benchmarking


Session D5: Regional Issues and Impacts


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10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Session E1: Breathe Easy in Safe Labs


Session E2: The Conversation on Ventilation


Session E3: Social Justice


Session E4: Get Smart With Savings


Session E5: Campus Case Studies


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2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Session F1: Design Considerations


Session F2: FAN-tastic Ideas!
Sponsored by Cator, Ruma & Associates, Co.


Session F3: Lab Partner Challenge


Session F4: Fresh Approaches


Session F5: Today's Energy Management


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4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Session G1: Healthy Labs


Session G2: Relationships Matter


Session G3: Smart Labs and Best Practices


Session G4: Getting Better Every Day

  Session G5: Getting More Out of Your Lab

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Conference Day 3

7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Breakfast Session: Ventilation Management for Continuous Improvement
Allen Doyle
7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. Breakfast Session: DOZN™ 2.0 - A Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator
Samy Ponnusamy
, MilliporeSigma
8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Session H1: Improving Environments


Session H2: Climate-Wise Campuses


Session H3: Shared Resources


Session H4: Vivacious Vivarium – This Place is a Zoo!


Session H5: Safety and Sustainability


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10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Session I1: A.I. – The Next Frontier


Session I2: What's Shaking?


Session I3: O my- It's O&M
Sponsored by Johnson Controls | Triatek


Session I4: Clean, Cold, and Conserving


Session I5: Continuous Improvement and California Title 24



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Thursday, October 24, 2019
CU Boulder Extension

11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Partnership at CU Boulder to Enhance Shared Research Resources
Session sponsored by Anderson Mason Dale Architects
Kristen Alipit, University of Colorado Boulder
Dustin Quandt, University of Colorado Boulder
Kathryn Ramirez-Aguilar, University of Colorado Boulder
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Composting Animal Bedding: A Multi-Department Success Story Results in Big Impact
Session sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific
Micah Stoltz, University of Colorado Boulder
Aaron Rothchild, University of Colorado Boulder
Mark Lapham, University of Colorado Boulder
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CU Boulder’s Integrated Approach to DOE Smart Labs Accelerator
Session sponsored by Page
  • Planning Space Optimization
    Wayne Northcutt, Facilities Management Planning, Design and Construction
  • Visioning Campus Strategic Alignment
    Bill Haverly, Campus Architect
  • Operations and Maintenance, Resources and Analytics
    Jason Schlosser, Assistant Director, Facilities Management Operations Services & Trades
  • Presentation 1
    Presentation 2


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