Planning and Managing Research Spaces

MedRISTInterested in learning about the science behind planning and designing research spaces? This MedRIST workshop provides an introductory to intermediate-level primer on planning and management of physical space in an academic, medical and health science center setting. It includes fundamental space planning and management vocabulary and concepts, and details the fundamental policies, processes, practices, analytical tools, and database management concepts involved in developing and implementing a space management plan for academic medical and health science centres.

MedRIST (Medical Research Integrated Solutions and Tools), part of UHN, provides a wide range of support services to academic institutions, research organizations and life science companies. We offer a variety of solutions to meet your specific research needs.

Planning and Managing Research Spaces

December 5, 2014
7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Toronto Medical Discovery Tower, MaRS Centre
101 College Street, Toronto, ON

What you will learn?

What is Space Planning and Management? Why is it so important?

  • How do I incorporate safety requirements into my design?
  • How do I get started with implementing a space management plan for academic medical and health science centres?
  • How do we incorporate space planning into the strategic planning for the institution?
  • We have a major lab renovation/relocation coming up. What do I do?

Who should attend?

This workshop is open to all facility planners and designers, operations management, space planners, facility managers, safety specialists, resource and space analysis management, financial planners, real estate portfolio/campus management, architects and engineers, consultants, and software, furniture and casework providers.

Registration information

Registration cost is $500 CAD plus HST.

Early bird discount — 10% off if you register on or before Nov 7, 2014. Last date to register is November 28, 2014. Group discounts also available for groups of 3 or more. Please contact us to learn more.

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