Healthcare Facilities Symposium And Expo

Event Continues 20-year Tradition of Promoting Industry Innovation with 2007 Conference Line-Up

Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo will hosts its 20th annual conference October 2-4, 2007, at the Navy Pier in Chicago. As the longest-running conference and exhibition focused on how the physical space impacts the delivery of healthcare, the Symposium provides an
interactive, educational forum that centers on the practical applications and solutions for the healthcare environment.

This year, the Symposium will welcome well-known healthcare professional and educator on therapeutic humor, Kathleen Passanisi, and Jim Cohick, the administrator of Shriners Hospital for Children – Chicago as keynote speakers. In addition, more than 150 industry professionals will be on hand to discuss topics such as: structural design, construction, efficiency and safety during the conference’s multiple sessions and forums.

Highlights of the 2007 Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo include:

· The 2007 Symposium speaker roster comprises the upper echelon of thought leaders, trend setters and industry authorities – more than half of the sessions include a speaker from a hospital or healthcare center

· Sessions will target nine focus areas: master planning, design & construction, evidence-based design, sustainability, technology, guest services, professional services, building systems and operations

· Attendees can choose from more than 60 sessions over the three-day event

· Extensive networking opportunities for attendees to meet and exchange knowledge and ideas pertinent to the industry