11-13 October, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

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WELCOME

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering, Australia (IHEA) are pleased to invite you to the IHEA Healthcare Facilities Management Conference (HFMC 2017) to be held on 11-13 October 2017 at Pullman Melbourne Albert Park.

This year’s theme is Compliance in Motion and aims to give the participants an overview of how Health Services manage compliance.

With the role of Healthcare Facility Manager transitioning from technical focus to strategic and operational performance driven, there is additional pressure and responsibility to enhance Compliance Management and actively participate in the continual improvement of processes related to infrastructure management.

The mission of facility managers is to embrace a culture of excellence and address Compliance Management with professional pride. Effectively, we become a change agent and a driver for quality in the built environment.

Conference topics will include:

  • Department of Health and Human Services building design requirements.
  • Building Code of Australia including, occupancy certificate, essential services, statutory and regulatory maintenance.
  • Council and Heritage requirements. 
  • Country and Metropolitan Fire brigades. 
  • Health Service compliance, including OH&S, Infection control, waste and pollution and energy management.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Engineers and engineering facility managers employed in the private and public healthcare sectors, from the smallest to the largest facility, as well as consultants engaged in related work.

This includes Hospital Engineers, Health Facility Managers, Risk Managers, Quality Personnel, Infection Control Practitioners, Architects, Consulting Engineers, Corporate Services Management Personnel, Quality Assurance Staff, Builders, Contractors in the Health Care Field, and all those engaged in Healthcare Facilities Management.

Rod Woodford
2017 Conference Convenor