1. Only event of its kind. There is no other event (that we know of) exclusively focused on engineering labs and its challenges.

2. Learn from end users like yourself. The event content is generated by end users, addressing a real challenge.


3. 95% of past attendees rated the event as "exceeding expectations".

4. Network and collaborate with others in your field.

5. Free to attend for end users.

Why Attend?
Engineering Lab Symposium is an annual event where end users and industry leaders come together to discuss trends, challenges, and best practices for engineering labs.

Engineering test lab, pre-production lab, QA lab, DevOps Lab, platform testing lab, technical operations lab can all benefit from this  educational event as well as participating all year long in the open forum on LinkedIn. 

What is ELS?

Past Events

2016 ELS

November 08, 2016

Our latest Engineering Lab Symposium featured Dan Lunderville of Palo Alto Networks, who discussed lab automation: why do it? How to go from concept to realization.

2015 ELS

May 07, 2015

2015's Engineering Lab Symposium featured James Smith and Kent Wagoner of Ericsson, who discussed lab automation: why do it? Savings that you can expect?

2014 ELS

August 20, 2014

Our distinguished speakers, Mark Honer and Dan Lunderville shared valuable lessons in building their labs including best practices for lab managers.

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Engineering Lab Symposium

Attend. Learn. Share. Contribute.

Who should attend?

  • Managers/Directors/VPS responsible for the efficiency, scalability, operations, budgets of engineering labs, technical operations, QA, engineering, DevOps, platform testing, manufacturing, tech support

  • End users who want to learn and solve challenges unique to engineering labs

Sponsorship Opportunities

For each event, we select sponsors who add value to the engineering lab ecosystems. If you are interested in speaking at a future Mirapath event, send us a quick proposal with:

  • Your contact information

  • Credentials

  • Your views on current lab trends (100 words)

For more details, please contact els@mirapath.com.

2016 Sponsors


2016 ELS

The 2016 Engineering Lab Symposium speaker was Dan Lunderville, Manager of Global Customer Labs at Palo Alto Networks. Dan has worked in customer support since 1997, running multiple labs at technology companies including Ascend, Redback, Juniper, Gigamon, and Palo Alto Networks. He has been working with automation for the last 7 years and has launched a global automation system in 5 locations servicing 250 engineers.


100% of all survey respondents gave the third annual Engineering Lab Symposium a positive rating! Plus, 97% said that they would attend future events and 97% said that they would recommend our events to a friend or colleague. 

Some highlights from Dan's presentation were:

*How to identify 6 signs that you need Automation

*Benefits of automation: time savings, Cap Ex savings, metrics, remote access to resources

*The phases of an automation project: from concept to realization

*Building your ROI: why is automation the best investment

*Who to build with and how to build your automation team

*Post launch and beyond: follow up, automation support and metrics


2016 Highlights 

Engineering Lab Symposium is an event produced by Mirapath, Inc.

Questions? Contact us at ELS@mirapath.com

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