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Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute

Association of Medical Facility Professionals

AIA Miami

AIA Academy of Architecture for Health


Event Details

  Wednesday, March 6th  
  Miami Center for Architecture & Design
310 SE 1st Street
Miami, FL 33131
  7:45 AM to 8:30 AM:
Registration/Continental Breakfast*
  8:30 AM to 12:00 PM:
Morning Program
  12:00 PM to 12:45 PM:
  12:45 to 3:15 PM:
Afternoon Program
  *All registrations include Continental Breakfast and Lunch  

  Registration Cost



In Advance*: Healthcare Providers (Employed by Health System or Clinic)   


In Advance*: Members of AMFP or AIA



In Advance*: Non-Members

    *Advance registration ends at midnight on March 2nd   
  $259 All Attendees beginning March 3rd  
  $289 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


Assa Abloy

DPR Construction

nora systems, inc.

Robins & Morton

TLC Engineering
Vector Security Networks

Media Partners

Education Partners

    March 06, 2019 - Miami     See Our Miami Summit Recap

  Not Your Usual Healthcare Event

“One of the best day-long events I have attended”
"Broad overview of all the connecting components of healthcare, real estate, & political climate”

“Fast fire”

“Presentations were right amount of time”
“Variety of topics from real estate, to design, to facilities management & code were great"

“Case studies by experienced pros”

  • Attendees Get Take Home Copies of Presentations. Yes, All the Slides!
  • Educational Credits: Earn Up to 5 CEUs
  • Discounts Apply for Association of Medical Facility Professionals and AIA members
  Networking/Registration: 7:45 am to 8:30 am
  Morning Sessions: 8:30 am to Noon
  Understanding What’s Driving Demand for Healthcare in U.S. and Florida

Jeffrey M. Welch, Chief Executive Officer of Tenet Healthcare’s Miami Dade market group

Alan Whitson, President of Corporate Realty Design & Management Institute

  FGI Guidelines for 2018 and Beyond - Now separated into three documents to reflect explosion of outpatient facilities.
  Doug Erickson, CEO, Facility Guidelines Institute
  Healthcare Security: Guns, Guards, Gates & Technology
  Keeping workers just as safe as patients has become a top priority for healthcare facilities. Healthcare facility workers alarmingly suffer injuries and illnesses almost twice what occurs in other industries. Discover how to integrate people, procedure, design, hardware, and technology to create effective physical and data security.

Jose F. Acuna, Director of Security for the GSOC (Global Security Operations Center) & Baptist Health Enterprises.

Steve Jones, AHC, FDAI + IQP, President, H. Stephen Jones and Associates

Steve Nibbelink, CHPA, CA-AM, Healthcare Segment Manager, Vector Security Networks

  Design, Construction and Project Management
  Case Study: Combining Research & Practice - A Systems Approach to Healthcare Redesign.

Eduardo Egea, Managing Principal, Leo A. Daly

  Luncheon/Networking: Noon to 12:45 pm
  Afternoon Sessions: 12:45 pm to 3:15 pm
  Future of Ambulatory Healthcare Delivery from the Facility to the Care Experience
  Ben Riestra, Chief Ambulatory Operations Executive and Chief Administrative Officer of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, UHealth, University of Miami Health Systems
  Future of South Florida’s Healthcare Real Estate Market – What’s Driving Demand

Demographic & Economic Drivers. Latest research and analysis from Revista, owner of the nation’s most authoritative medical buildings database. What It Means to You: Perspectives from Leading Healthcare Real Estate Specialists.


Carol Ellis-Cutler, First Vice President, CBRE/Advisory & Transaction Services

Kathleen Moorman, Corporate VP Real Estate, Baptist Health

Richard Rendina, Chairman & CEO, Rendina Healthcare Real Estate

  Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls in Clinics & MOBs
  The growth in medical procedures done in an outpatient setting raises the bar for compliance. Even The Joint Commission is now reviewing this... Among the questions addressed: What are the risks? Who pays when things aren’t done correctly?

Jeff Butler, Senior Estimator, Robins & Morton

Jim Peterkin, Senior Life Safety Consultant, TLC Engineering, and Past President of Florida Chapter/Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Larry Rubin, Sr. Director/ Facilities Management, Cleveland Clinic

  Design, Construction and Project Management
  Case Study: Real-Time Savings with Prefabricated Components on Two South Florida Bed Tower Expansions. Prefabrication of bathroom pods, headwalls, footwalls, exterior wall panels, and overhead MEP racks provide opportunities to save on cost and schedule. Get first hand results from construction team on two bed tower expansions less than 10 miles apart, Broward Health Coral Springs South Tower Expansion and the Northwest Medical Center Bed Tower Expansion. Also covered are best practices in coordinating prefab with Agency for Healthcare Administration.
  Kevin Dean, Project Executive - DPR Construction
Daniel Berger, Superintendent - DPR Construction
  Send Inquiries to...
  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