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Wednesday, September 25th

7:45 am to 3:30 pm

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

New York Presbyterian Hospital
173 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 20th

$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 20th

$269 - At the Door


Click to View the 2019 New York Summit Takeaways

  Answers Straight from the Top  
  NY Healthcare Leaders to Tackle Your Toughest Challenges  
  ►►► Morning Sessions  
Surviving the Next Tsunami of Healthcare Reform
Future healthcare construction in New York is shaped more by decisions in the hospital boardrooms than Washington, DC. Understand the way hospital boards identify demand, disruption, consolidation, and cost pressures that will affect what and when they build or upgrade healthcare facilities.


Aaron Mauck, Senior Director, Advisory Board. Aaron has over 15 years of health care research and consulting experience, specializing in health care market dynamics (he was highest rated speaker at recent Summit in Washington, D.C.)

The Rise of Convenience Care
Urgent care is more than an alternative to costly emergency room visits. It addresses the need for timely access to healthcare. Learn how a leading health system is filling the gaps between the emergency department and primary care physicians.


Israel Rocha, Jr., CEO of OneCity Health, a subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals and New York State’s largest Performing Provider System, comprised of +200 partners. Rocha also is CEO of Elmhurst Hospital

Life Science + Healthcare + Real Estate = NYC’s Next Big Industry
Life science is the future of healthcare. New York’s academic and medical institutions make it an obvious center for life science. Add New York’s expertise in finance, law, and real estate development and you have a winning formula. Get the latest insights on New York’s life science community. Learn what driving the design, development, and leasing of life science facilities.

(left to right)

Derek Brand, Chief Operating Officer, NewYorkBio

Scott Metzner, Founder & Principal, The Janus Property Company

Nishta Rao, Managing Director, BioLabs@NYULangone

Sue Rosenthal, Vice President, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

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

Ten Tips to Minimize Costs and Risks from Accessibility Issues in Mergers, Acquisitions, & Expansions
To avoid costly snags healthcare providers, building owners, architects, contractors, attorneys, and advisers must evaluate complex accessibility issues when converting existing buildings to medical use. Proper due-diligence averts surprises and delays, and ensures compliance when the first patient comes through the door.

(left to right)

Jessica Bellman, Practice Leader, Healthcare, JENSEN HUGHES. Bellman has 18 years of experience in healthcare and medical development, construction, architecture, finance, economics and public health & safety

Richard Kelly, RA, Senior Consultant JENSEN HUGHES. Kelly has 20+ years’ experience reviewing building, life safety, accessibility, and specialty codes for many large-scale healthcare projects

Edward LaPine, PE, Director JENSEN HUGHES, and licensed fire protection engineer. LaPine has 12 years experience in building code, fire code & accessibility consulting for healthcare projects throughout the nation.

Harnessing the Power of Precision, Prefab Manufacturing to Save Time and Money on Medical Interiors Projects
Case example on how owners turned to BIM, advanced manufacturing, and parallel scheduling as a cost-effective alternative on two recent medical projects.


Led by Chris Burke, Healthcare Segment Consultant, DIRTT Environmental Solutions

  ►►► Afternoon Sessions  
Keeping Costs Down, Systems Up and Lights On, While Reducing Healthcare’s Carbon Footprint


Andy Haun, Chief Technology Officer, Microgrids, Schneider Electric

The Pulse of Healthcare Compliance: Improving Compliance Can Enhance Design, Construction, and Operations
Get the results from a recent study on how healthcare systems are meeting the compliance challenge. Follow-up interviews offered ways to improve compliance, but also enhance design, construction, and operations. Learn how technology and analytics can: streamline workflow, document compliance, pinpoint recurring issues, and create money saving solutions while protecting patients and healthcare providers.

(left to right) Jared Shapiro, Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Montefiore Health System; Sukhjit Tom Singh, Director Facilities Environment of Care Compliance, New York Presbyterian; Robert Faure, Healthcare Segment Leader, ImaginIt

Understanding the Fine Points of Putting Ligature Resistant Design into Practice


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

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.


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. Other Panelists TBA


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