Whatever It Takes: Pfizer’s St. Louis R&D Facility Uses the Whole Toolbox Tuesday, 22 October 2019 from 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Streaming Location
Wellness Learning Theater
Session Type
Learning Experience

Pfizer's new St. Louis Research and Development Facility includes more than 200,000 SF of state-of-the-art laboratory space has been constructed to facilitate R&D and unify the Pfizer population, both physically and culturally, by moving them from five buildings into a single facility. Not surprisingly, the project team was faced with a host of challenges, including several at the 11th hour. Learn about the innovative design and construction methodologies used for a sophisticated R&D and office facility that positively impacted the schedule and price.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore the emerging tech trends impacting work, workers and workplace.

  • Understand the significance of the deal and how it could it be replicated.

  • Gain an appreciation of how the Bioplace project represents a new era in the way projects are delivered.

  • * Understand how to incorporate DB sub-contractors into the team early and maximize their value and how to engage and inform the client/users at all levels.


Portrait photo of Steve McDaniel Steve McDaniel
Director of Science and Technology, EwingCole
Portrait photo of Tyler Meyr Tyler Meyr
Principal, BatesForum
Portrait photo of Rick Moeckel Rick Moeckel
Principal, Clayco, Inc.


Collaboration, Decision Making, Innovation

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