The annual Laboratory Design Conference, sponsored by Advantage Business Media and Laboratory Design newsletter, will be held April 8-10 at the JW Marriott Houston. This AIA-accredited learning and networking event includes 1.5 days of educational presentations, followed by an optional day of tours (April 10). A highlight will be the presentation of the 2013 Laboratory of the Year Awards, with project teams from each winning facility on hand to discuss their work. Architects, engineers, builders, planners, consultants, building owners, high-level research executives, facilities managers, and others involved in creating and maintaining laboratory buildings will benefit from this event. For a complete agenda and registration details, see www.labdesignconference.com.