Concord, CA – HEALTHCARE DESIGN.10, the premier conference for professionals involved in the design and construction of healthcare facilities, wrapped up Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, in Las Vegas with over 3,700 industry-leaders from 30 countries in attendance, making this year’s event the most successful in the conference’s history.
Partnered with The Center for Health Design, and in association with the AIA, ASID, and IFMA-HCC, HEALTHCARE DESIGN.10 showcased 150 educational and networking sessions, roundtables, workshops, and facility tours, providing attendees with numerous opportunities to earn CEUs while they examined and discussed the current trends and challenges facing healthcare facility design. A full session agenda for this year’s event can be found at www.hcd11.com/session-agenda.
HEALTHCARE DESIGN.10’s impressive audience comprised of executive-level directors, architects, CEOs, designers, and hospital administrators representing 30 countries including Australia, Canada, Egypt, Denmark, and Taiwan. A photo gallery of attendees, awards, and exhibits can be found at www.hcd11.com/photo-gallery.
The conference opened with a keynote address from Dev Patnaik, the founder and CEO of Jump Associates, who discussed methods for success highlighted in his award-winning book, Wired to Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy. Closing the event, Dr. Esther M. Sternberg addressed a packed hall on the importance of one’s environment, and how it can trigger or reduce stress, highlighting the mind-body interaction and its relation to healthcare facility design.
HEALTHCARE DESIGN also announced an extension of HEALTHCARE DESIGN.10 with the First Annual HEALTHCARE DESIGN Virtual Symposium, taking place Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, 2010. Created for industry-professionals who did not have time to attend all the sessions at HEALTHCARE DESIGN.10, or who find they are in need of more CEUs, the Virtual Symposium will consist of nine (9) 60-minute online Webinars discussing some of the most valuable content presented at this year’s conference. More information can be found at www.VendomeWebinars.com/HCDSymposium.
About HEALTHCARE DESIGN
HEALTHCARE DESIGN provides expert insight into the design, architecture, and engineering of healthcare environments. Utilizing multiple-channels of delivery HEALTHCARE DESIGN features eye-catching coverage and commentary on key topics of interest as well as educational Conferences and Webinars to deliver authoritative and timely content that informs, engages, and shapes the industry now and into the future.
About The Center for Health Design
The Center for Health Design (CHD), formed in 1993, is a nonprofit research, education, and advocacy organization whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research education and advocacy. For more information, visit www.healthdesign.org.
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