I2SL Virtual Auditorium

2020 Conference Agenda

Pre-Conference Day | Day 1 | Day 2 |
Working Group Meetings
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Monday, October 5, 2020
Pre-Conference Online Trainings

1 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT

View a list of optional pre-conference trainings and details.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Conference Day 1

9 a.m. - 11 a.m. EDT

Exhibit Hours
Note: The virtual Exhibit Hall will be open all day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT, with dedicated exhibit hours as indicated below.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT

Triatek | Johnson Controls logo

Opening Plenary
Reoccupying Labs After COVID-19
Moderator: Chris Incarvito
Experts reflect on the resiliency of laboratories in response to the COVID-19 pandemic from their own experiences, and discuss ways in which deferred maintenance in research buildings can be addressed to prepare against future global events.

Sponsored by Triatek by Johnson Controls, Inc.

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT

Session A1: Resilience

Session sponsored by Grumman/Butkus Associates

Grumman/Butkus Associates logo

Session A2: Commissioning


Session A3: Users


Session A4: Smart Labs


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

Exhibit Hour

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. EDT

Session B1: Core Facilities


Session B2: Commissioning


Session B3: Campus/Community


Session B4: Smart Labs

  • Back for More: Smart Labs Pechakucha 2.0 Panel
    Rachel Shepherd, Federal Energy Management Program, Department of Energy
    Otto Van Geet, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    Robin Jones, Sandia National Laboratory
    Christina Perez, Argonne National Laboratory
    Deirdre Carter, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Genna Waldvogel, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. EDT

Session C1: Core Facilities

Session sponsored by PHC Corporation of North America

PHCbi logo

Session C2: Carbon Reduction

  Session C3: Funding Considerations
  Session C4: Smart Labs

Session sponsored by Aircuity, Inc.

Aircuity, Inc. logo

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Conference Day 2

9 a.m. - 10 a.m. EDT

Exhibit Hour
Note: The virtual Exhibit Hall will be open all day, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT, with dedicated exhibit hours as indicated below.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EDT

Session D1: Design


Session D2: Control Strategies


Session D3: Ventilation


Session D4: Planning


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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT

Exhibit Hour

15 Minutes of Inspiration + 2020 Freezer Challenge and ACT Awards
Presented by My Green Lab
James Connelly, the CEO of My Green Lab, will share an update on the growth of the movement and share the organization's vision for the future of sustainable science. My Green Lab will then present the Freezer Challenge Awards Winners and recognize manufacturers for their commitment to efficient and sustainable products through the ACT label.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. EDT

Session E1: Construction

Session sponsored by JE Dunn

PHCbi logo

Session E2: Metrics/Modeling


Session E3: Ventilation/Hazard Management


Session E4: Planning


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2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EDT

Exhibit Hour

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT

Session F1: Unique Conditions


Session F2: Energy Recovery


Session F3: Fume Hoods


Session F4: Planning


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5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. EDT

Session G1: Graphics/Tools

Session sponsored by Bulley & Andrews

Bulley & Andrews logo

Session G2: Exhaust


Session G3: HVAC


Session G4: Well Buildings


October 8-9, 2020
I2SL Working Group Meetings

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Join one of I2SL's working group meetings.

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