HomeAbout Us Speaker's BureauOur Seminars Continuing Education  Resource LibraryBookstore  Calendar   FaceBook  Twitter



Wednesday, September 25th
7:45 am to 3:30 pm

Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center, Heart Conference Center, Myrna L Daniels Auditorium

New York Presbyterian Hospital
73 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032


7:45 AM - 8:30 AM 
Registration/ Networking/ 
Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Morning Program

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

12:45 - 3:30 PM
Afternoon Program 

Educational Credits:

Earn Up to 5 Hours
IFMA - CFM Points
Engineers - PDH Hours

Full Day Attendance:

$179 - In Advance for AMFP & Advisory Board members

$209 - In Advance for non-members

$289 - All Attendees after September 17th

$309 - At the Door

Half Day Attendance:
(May select morning or afternoon, excludes lunch)

$129 - In Advance for AMFP & Advisory Board members

$169 - In Advance for non-members

$209 - All Attendees after September 17th

$269 - At the Door








































     Answers Straight from the Top  
      NY Healthcare Leaders to Tackle Your Toughest Challenges  
  • Surviving the Next Tsunami of Healthcare Reform: Latest Insight from Advisory Board’s Crystal Ball

  • 10 Crucial Tips That Minimize Costs and Risks from Accessibility Issues in Mergers, Acquisitions & Expansions

  • Life Science + Healthcare + Real Estate = NYC’s Next Big Industry

  • The Pulse of Healthcare Compliance: Results from 2019 Survey that Compares How Various Health Systems are Coping with Regulatory Maze

  • Pushing the Envelope on City Center Construction: How PreFab Solves Headaches on $1.5 Billion Medical Pavilion

  • Understanding Fine Points of Putting Ligature-Resistant Design into Practice – Presented by Recognized Nationwide Expert

  • Keeping Costs Down, Systems Up, and Lights On, While Reducing Healthcare’s Carbon Footprint – Insights from Chief Technology Officer

  • Knowledge Transfer: Healthcare facilities leaders share their insights and lessons learned over a career of designing, building, and operating New York’s top healthcare facilities.

    • Learn the key lessons you need to carry forward.

    • Understand which practices you should leave behind.

    • Discover the smoldering issues that need addressing in the future.

      Among Confirmed Speakers:  
  • Aaron Mauck, Senior Director, Advisory Board Company (highest-rated speaker at recent Summit in Washington DC).

  • Kimberly McMurray, AIA, MBA, Ligature & Patient/Staff Safety Risk Assessment Expert (clients include NYC Health+Hospitals, Kingsbrook Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

  • Edward LaPine and Richard Kelly of Jensen Hughes, combined 32 years of experience guiding health systems and designers on life safety, accessibility, and specialty codes for healthcare projects in large campus, retail, MOB, and outpatient settings.

  • Sukhjit Tom Singh, MHA, MPH, CHSP, CLSS-HC, Director, Facilities Environment of Care Compliance, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

  • Jared Shapiro, Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Montefiore Health System; and Associate Professor at New York Medical College’s School of Health Science and Practice

  • Jennifer Bland, Chief Executive Officer, NewYorkBio, an organization that brings together over 250 of New York's leading research universities and institutions

  • Nishta Rao, Managing Director, BioLabs@NYULagone

  • Scott Metzner, Founder & Principal, The Janus Property Company

  • Andy Haun, Senior VP/Chief Technology Officer, Microgrids, Schneider Electric

  • Jessica Vitali, RA, Associate at Jack L. Gordon Architects

  • Amy Nunziata, Vice President for Facilities Operations and Engineering, New York Presbyterian Hospital. In this role, she leads the operations, engineering and infrastructure initiatives for the 5 campuses located in Manhattan, NY as well as environmental health and safety across the 10 hospital enterprise

     A Day Packed with These Sessions:  
  • Population health: Going from theory to practice
  • Can population health strategies address labor shortages in healthcare and construction?
  • How design can reduce the impact of the medical professional shortage
  • Improving patient throughput, patient experience, and avoiding caregiver burn out
  • Moving forward: Strategic planning in uncertain times
  • Integrating lean design, IPD, and modular construction in new buildings
  • Modular construction in existing buildings: Unlocking the big $ savings
  • Improving end of project close-out and turnover
  • Emergency Room: Improving throughput, avoiding diversions, & improving staff & patient safety
      Real Estate  
  • Latest healthcare construction & real estate trends: What’s hot, what’s not
  • Implications and opportunities when healthcare systems sell their facilities
  • Life Science in New York City: What’s happening?
      Design & Construction  
  • Project case studies
  • Site selection issues for a healthcare system in dense urban areas
  • Making healthcare work in retail locations
  • Cracking the first cost vs. life cycle costs conundrum
  • Tele-Health in action and its growing impact on healthcare facilities
  • The next wave: Using microgrids to create a more resilient and cost-effective energy system
      Regulatory Compliance  
  • Weighing compliance alternatives in pharmacy renovations: New regs kick-in December 1st
  • Streamlining the compliance process: Identification, corrective action, tracking, analysis, and reporting
  • Secrets to avoiding compliance headaches in off-campus leased facilities
  • Understanding the fine points of putting ligature resistant design into practice
  • Addressing accessibility issues for medical occupancies in small buildings and retail locations as tenant or building owner
      Who Attends:  
  This educational event focuses on the complex chain of issues and decisions reshaping future and existing medical facilities. Summits attendees are key influencers, decision makers, and those that turn those decisions into reality:
  • Health Systems (whether owner, operator, or tenant): Facilities professionals, plant operations managers, compliance/regulatory officers, safety & security leaders, supply chain managers, design & construction managers, in-house architects, strategic planners, equipment planners, finance, and IT professionals
  • Design-Build: Architects, designers, engineers, contractors, sub-contractors, and consultants
  • Real Estate: Developers, investors, REITs, real estate brokers, accountants, lawyers, consultants, lenders, and valuation specialists



Industry Partners

Education / Media Partners







To inquire about Sponsorships/Participating Partners:
Glenn Fischer, 971-219-0563 gfischer@squarefootage.net
Jack Curley, 201-805-9529 jcreade@optonline.net
For Requests to Present or Obtain Panel Seat Consideration:
awhitson@squarefootage.net or gfischer@squarefootage.net
Send Attendance Inquiries to: afischer@squarefootage.net