Effective Laboratory Conf. 2013 – Early Bird Rate End 12th April

Just to remind you that early bird booking rates for the Effective Laboratory conference end this Friday (12th April), and technical staff of grade 7 and above can benefit from free/concessionary rates until then (see Conference website for more detail and to book).

There will be much to choose from in the four parallel sessions with a wide range of subjects of interest, including sessions for Estates; Environmental & Energy; Equipment & Procurement; Health & Safety; Senior Managers; Teaching and Technical Support within science organisations, and Design and Mechanical & Electrical amongst vendors. Many of the sessions will be from the short-listed applicants from the S-Lab Awards 2013.

Recent programme additions include a session by S-Lab technical advisor and BSI Technical Committee chair Mike Dockery on ‘Common (and Costly) Mistakes in Lab Design and How to Avoid Them’; a session and tour of the Active Learning Laboratory at Liverpool’s School of Engineering; a session on ‘Reinventing Research Space and Activity: Open Innovation and Industry-University Collaboration’; and a presentation by Richard Jackson (former Head of Sustainability at the Olympic Delivery Agency) on applying Olympics experience to UCL laboratories.

More details of the specialist sessions is now available for download (Sessions Draft Programme)

Conference Booking – don’t miss out get your places booked now!