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41st Annual Conference of the
Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society

September 28 - 29, 2021

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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 TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2021
1000-1005  Introduction/Welcome 
1005-1050  TRACK 1: Concurrent Tracks 1A, 1B, 1C 
  1A Building an Improved Patient Experience 
  1B Lessons in Relation to O2 From COVID-19: What did we learn from the very high load demands? A look from three perspectives
  1C New Construction/Renovation and IAQ - Build or fix it right ... the first time! 
1050-1100  Transition / Break 
1100-1150  TRACK 2: Keynote Address 
    The Success-Energy Equation: How to regain focus, recharge your life, and really get sh!t done
1150-1200   Transition / Break 
1200-1245 TRACK 3: Concurrent Tracks 3A, 3B, 3C 
  3A Improving Project Delivery in Operating Hospitals: Lessons Learned 
  3B Critical Power Upgrades: Building an Electrical Substation for the Future
  3C  HVAC Performance Optimization for Improved Health Outcomes
1245-1315  Transition / Lunch Break
1315-1400  TRACK 4: Plenary Session
    Project Contract Language - Contract Litigation, Shared Liability/Responsibility
1400-1415  Transition / Break
1415-1500 TRACK 5: Concurrent Sessions 5A, 5B, 5C
  5A Patient Experience: How the Commissioning Process Ensures and Enhances the Patient Experience
  5B  Designing and Retrofitting Health Facilities for Accessibility
  5C  CSA Z8002.19 AHS's Journey from Assessment to Implementation
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2021
1000-1045  TRACK 6: Concurrent Sessions 6A, 6B, 6C  
  6A Leveraging Strategic Partnerships to Enhance Healthcare Through Innovations 
  6B Environmental Controls for Hospitals and the Impact on Patient Safety 
  6C  Impact of COVID-19 on Long Term Care (starting the conversation) 
1045-1100 Transition / Break
1100-1150  TRACK 7: Plenary Session  
    CHES President's Welcome, Award Presentations 
1150-1200  Transition / Break  
1200-1245 TRACK 8: Concurrent Sessions 8A, 8B, 8C 
  8A Wayfinding: Accessible Design for the Built Environment
  8B Creating Smart Hospitals: Enhancing patient experiences, reducing staff workloads and improving operating results using loT
  8C New Standard: CSA Z8003. (design research and post occupancy evaluation)
1245-1315 Transition / Lunch Break
1315-1400 TRACK 9: Concurrent Sessions 9A, 9B, 9C
  9A The New Waterford Hub Complex: A different approach to health, LTC, Education and Communities Services
  9B Heliport Operations Safety
  9C Building Healthcare Resiliency from Design to Operations
1400-1415 Transition / Break
1415-1500 TRACK 10: Plenary Session
    Hotstove Lounge: International Roundtable on Climate Impact and Resiliency Design