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  Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute

Health Care Institute of IFMA


World Class Venue

  Global Center for Health Innovation: Your gateway to gain insight into advancements guiding healthcare’s future  

Event Details

  Thursday, April 12th  
  Global Center for Health Innovation  

1 St. Clair Ave NE

  Cleveland, OH 44114  
  7:45 AM to 8:30 AM:
Registration/ Continental Breakfast
  8:30 AM to 12:15 PM:
Morning Program
  12:15 PM to 1:00 PM:
  1:00 to 3:30 PM:
Afternoon Program

  Registration Cost



In Advance- Health Care Institute of IFMA; IFMA Members



In Advance- Non-Members

  $259 All Attendees after April 6th  
  $279 At the Door  
NOTE: There is an automatic 25% discount for member or non-member attendees who register as a group of 4+
Educational Credits
  Earn Up to 5 Hours  
IFMA - CFM Points
Engineers - PDH Hours

Industry Partners

- Acuity Brands  
- Cambridge Sound Management  
- Camfil  
- Dräger  
- The Mohawk Group  
- Tremco  
Education Partners



    April 12, 2018 - Cleveland    See Our Summit Recap Here


Not Your Usual Healthcare Event
“One of the best day-long events I have attended”
“Fast fire”
“Unbiased approach to sensitive issues"
“Variety of topics from real estate to design to facilities management were great"
“Having all of these specific spheres representing the healthcare market be accessible in one space provided immediate value”

"Engaging speakers and excellent networking opportunities with healthcare executives"

  Compliance, Regulations & Operations
  • FGI Guidelines for 2018 Now separated into three documents to reflect explosion of outpatient facilities. Changes presented by Doug Erickson, CEO of Facilities Guidelines Institute

  • Latest News from The Joint Commission presented by James Kendig, Field Director/Surveyor Management & Development, The Joint Commission


  • Q&A Panel with Experts Who Work in Trenches includes David McCoy, Director Facilities Compliance | Buildings and Properties | Cleveland Clinic; Robert Davenport, President of NOSHE, and ‎Executive Director of Facilities Operations, Sodexho/University Hospitals

  Strategy & Trends
  • Forces that have Completely Changed Healthcare and are Assured to Bring Even More Changes with Peter Bardwell, Principal at Bardwell +associates and Past President of American College of Healthcare Architects and AIA Academy/ Architecture for Health
  Design, Construction, & Project Management


  • Driving the Design and Construction Industry Together - The Future of Healthcare Depends On Us, led by Pam Neckar, Founding President of COGENCE Alliance and Principal at Bostwick Design Partnership. Panelists include: Dragan Dukich, Sr. Lab Specialist, Gleeson Laboratory Services; Ronald Lawson, Owners Representative, former Director of Construction, Cleveland Clinic, Buildings & Properties; Cliff Kazmierczak, Vice President and Project Executive, Turner


  • Winning Project Case Examples Presenter is Walter Jones, SVP, Campus Transformation, The MetroHealth System

  • New Technologies Reshaping the Design & Operations of Healthcare Facilities Recent research shows there are as many as 58 different technologies in a typical healthcare facility. Most affect patient outcomes. Hear from in-the-field industry experts
    • Three Big Breakthroughs in Technology That Patients Love led by John McBride, Director of Total Solutions Central Zone, Acuity Brands
  Looking Toward the Future
  • Future of Healthcare One-On-One with Jeffrey Kent, 2018 President of IFMA Health Care Institute & Managing Director Facilities, Nemours. Jeff grew-up in Ohio.
  Send Inquiries to...
  Attending: afischer@squarefootage.net
  Sponsorships/Participating Partners:
       Glenn Fischer, 971-219-0563, gfischer@squarefootage.net
       Jack Curley, 201-805-9529, jcreade@optonline.net
  Requests to Present or Obtain Panel Seat Consideration:
       awhitson@squarefootage.net or gfischer@squarefootage.net