Speakers

2017 Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Bill Odell, FAIA, LEED AP, is an architect who thinks like a scientist. He has designed a wide range of ...

Keynote Speaker

Dario Tonelli founded the company, Laborplaner Tonelli AG, in 2004 and has been managing the company since then. He completed ...

Keynote Speaker
Head of International Division
Flores Valles SA

Jorge Santos, Head of the International Division of Flores Valles, has a Bachelor in Economics and Master of Arts in ...

Keynote Speaker

Randy Kray, AIA, OAA, is the leader of HOK’s global Science + Technology practice. Randy understands researchers and the facilities they ...

Keynote Speaker

An experienced architect within SmithGroupJJR’s National Science & Technology Practice, Victor serves as a senior laboratory programmer and planner. He ...

Vice President, Regional Leader of Science +Technology, London
HOK

Adrian Gainer has nearly 30 years’ experience designing and delivering research facilities in the US, Europe and the Far East ...

Ana de la Riva, R&D Innovation Manager, Industrial Engineer, Speciality in Chemistry, has six years of project design and management ...

Director of Air Quality Services
CPP, Inc.

Brad Cochran, PE, has over 25 years of experience conducting wind-tunnel, analytical and Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) modeling studies for ...

AIA, LEED AP, Global Design Director
HDR

In his role, Brian Kowalchuk, AIA, LEED AP, Global Design Director, HDR, has elevated design excellence throughout HDR’s culture, paying ...

Brian Richard, AIA, NCARB, is an Executive Vice President and the Science and Technology Practice Leader at Kirksey Architecture. Brian ...

Bruce Nepp, Director, Abell Nepp, has been practicing in the science, higher education and healthcare architectural sectors, nationally and internationally ...

Cory Baitz, AIA, LEED AP, is an Associate and Project Architect at Miles Associates, an architecture firm specializing in unconventional ...

Dan Cossins, Director, Arup, has been the Project Laureate, AstraZeneca, Cambridge, since June 2013 as the Deputy Project Director for ...

Chairman
Grumman/Butkus Associates

Daniel L. Doyle, P.E., LEED AP O+M, is the Chairman of Grumman/Butkus Associates, a firm of energy ...

David Martin is an architect based in London and leads Stantec’s design practice in Europe. With over 25 years of ...

Science + Technology Practice Leader
The S/L/A/M Collaborative

Jeff Talka, AIA, LEED AP, has more than 35 years of experience as a practicing architect, much of it focused on ...

Jorge Charneco, AIA, NCARB, is the Senior Vice President at Miles Associates, an architecture firm providing specialized health and science ...

Justin Cratty, AIA, LEED AP, draws upon his previous career experience as a scientific researcher to apply invaluable knowledge and ...

Miguel Angel Sánchez, Industrial Engineer, Speciality in Design Engineering, holds the position of Director of Strategic Projects at Burdinola.

With 10 ...

Architect by training (since 1998) and lab planner by experience (since 2003), Miguel Antunes Pinto participated in a certification course ...

Peter joined BDP in 2014 as a mechanical engineer, and has extensive knowledge of all aspects of building services. Peter is ...

Sam Spata is an architect with 25 years’ experience in project delivery of science buildings for government, institutional and corporate ...

Director of Engineering
CTP System

Sandro Orlandini is the Director of Engineering of CTP System and was previously the Sales & Marketing Manager for CTP ...

Head International Markets
WALDNER Laboreinrichtungen GmbH & Co. KG, Wangen, Germany

A seasoned engineer, Steffen Springer, Head International Markets at WALDNER, studied in Germany and the United Kingdom. He practiced in ...

T.H. Chang, AIA, is an internationally recognized expert in laboratory planning and design with more than 30 years of ...

Thomas Reynolds, Vice President, BSM Ireland (now part of EFESO consulting), has 17 years of experience in implementing Lean and ...

Head of Education, Science and Technology Europe
HDR GmbH

Urs Klipfel, Head of Education, Science and Technology Europe, and member of the management at HDR GmbH, is a registered ...

During the over 35 years of her career, Victoria G. David, AIA, Assoc DBIA, LEED GA, has planned and designed ...