Program

This program outline is indicative only and is subject to change. Please check back at this page for any program updates.

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9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Registration Desk Open For Masterclass Attendees Only

The registration desk will be open for Masterclass Workshop attendees only. The registration desk will be located outside the Element Room of Pullman Melbourne Albert Park. The registration desk will be staffed by the Conference Organisers, Iceberg Events.

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Optional Masterclass Workshop: Bridging the Gap to AS4187

Optional Masterclass Workshop Presenters:
Facilitator: Kevin Moon
Development of AS4187 Andrew Gay, Steriliser Validation Australia
The European Perspective Allard van Beek, Miele Australia.
Steam Requirements for AS4187 Graeme Harley, Spirax Sarco
Manufacturers Perspective Sean Boston, Atherton
Water Quality Requirements of AS4187
Measure Your Gap to AS4187 Compliance Trish Seagrove, Infection Control & Sterilisation Practitioner
Forum - How to meet the implementation challenges for Engineers

To view biographies of the masterclass presenters, please click here.

Lunch will be served to masterclass attendees following the conclusion of the workshop.

Read more: Allard van Beek Andrew Gay Graeme Harley Trish Seagrove
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Optional Masterclass Lunch

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Optional Technical Tours

Technical Tour 1 - The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (2.30pm - 3.30pm)
Technical Tour 2 - The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne (2.30pm - 4.30pm)
Technical Tour 3 - Atherton (2.00pm - 5.00pm)

Technical tours are available to full delegate registrations only. Tours must be selected during the registration process. Places for each technical tour are limited, subject to availability and will be allocated on a first-in-first-served basis. 

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Registration Desk Open For All Attendees

The registration desk will open half an hour prior to the Welcome Reception & Trade Night for delegates to receive their name badge and satchel bag. The registration desk will be staffed by the Conference Organisers, Iceberg Events.

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception & Trade Night

Where: Trade Area, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: A ticket to the welcome reception & trade night is included in all full registrations. Additional tickets can be purchased for day only registrations and accompanying partners via the registration process for $70pp.

An opportunity to network with industry colleagues.
Drinks & canapes will be served.

7:00 AM to 4:45 PM

Registration Desk Open

The registration desk will be located outside the conference session room, Grand Ballroom 1-4 of Pullman Melbourne Albert Park. The registration desk will be staffed by the Conference Organisers, Iceberg Events.

8:00 AM to 8:15 AM

Official Conference Opening & Housekeeping

MC: John Dixon

8:15 AM to 8:25 AM

Welcome to Country

Elder Ian (Warrend-Badj) Hunter

8:25 AM to 8:45 AM

Official Conference Address & Opening

8:45 AM to 9:45 AM

Keynote Address

Dr Louise Mahler

Read more: Dr Louise Mahler
9:45 AM to 10:15 AM

Morning Tea & Exhibition

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Partners Program - Melbourne By Foot Walking Tour

Meet at the conference registration desk at Pullman Melbourne Albert Park at 10.00am. Walking is involved so
please wear closed in comfortable shoes. Please bring sunglasses, hat and water bottle.

10:15 AM to 11:25 AM

Stream 1 - Building Code of Australia including occupancy certificate, essential services, statutory & regulatory maintenance

10.15am - Beyond compliance: meeting the indoor environmental needs of the occupants in hospital buildings
Prachi Garnawat, RMIT University

10.35am - Epworth Hospital Richmond: making the spectacular safe and easy to maintain
Christopher Terranova, Workplace Access & Safety

10.55am - Australian ANZEX DELEGATE PRESENTATION

Read more: Christopher Terranova Prachi Garnawat
11:25 AM to 12:30 PM

Stream 2 - Department of Health and Human Services building design requirements

11.25am - AIM for Governance
Gary Gilbert, CommScope

11.55am - Regulatory Compliance of Healthcare Facilities
Cameron Milne, Amec Foster Wheeler

12.15pm - IHEA AGM

Read more: Cameron Milne Gary Gilbert
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Lunch & Exhibition

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Stream 3 - Health Service Compliance, including OH&S, infection control, waste and pollution and energy management

1.30pm - The implications of the Climate Change Act 2017 on the health and human services sector
Tiernan Humphrys, Department of Health and Human Services

1.50pm - Facility Design and Complying with AS/NZS 4187:2014
Andrew Gay, Sterilizer Validation Australia

2.10pm - Infection Prevention and Workplace Safety in Operating Rooms by Airborne Particles and Bacteria Dictate Changes in Existing Standards
Rupert Mack, Weiss Klimatechnik GmbHJ

2.40pm - Facilities Management Performance Measurement and Improvement
Royce Vermeulen, Turner and Townsend

Read more: Andrew Gay Royce Vermeulen Rupert Mack Tiernan Humphrys
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Group Photo of IHEA delegates followed by Afternoon Tea & Exhibition

3:45 PM to 4:45 PM

Stream 3 continued - Health Service Compliance, including OH&S, infection control, waste and pollution and energy management

3.45pm - National legislative requirements for the maintenance of essential safety measures
Tony Stokes, Stokes Safety

4.15pm - ANZEX DELEGATE PRESENTATION
Warren Crawley

Read more: Tony Stokes
4:45 PM to 4:50 PM

Conference Sessions Conclude

5:45 PM to 6:00 PM

Conference Dinner Bus Departure

Meet in the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park hotel foyer for a prompt 6.00pm departure to Etihad Stadium for the Conference Dinner.

6:30 PM to 11:30 PM

Conference Dinner

Meet in the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park hotel foyer at 5.45pm for a prompt 6.00pm bus departure

Time: 6:30PM – 11:30PM
Where: Medallion Club on Level 2, Gate 9 of Etihad Stadium
Dress: Cocktail
Cost: A ticket to the conference dinner is included in all full delegate registrations. Additional tickets can be purchased during the registration process for accompanying partners or day only registrations. 

7:30 AM to 2:45 PM

Registration Desk Open

The registration desk will be located outside the conference session room, Grand Ballroom 1-4 of Pullman Melbourne Albert Park. The registration desk will be staffed by the Conference Organisers, Iceberg Events.

8:00 AM to 8:15 AM

Welcome Day Two & Housekeeping

MC: John Dixon

8:15 AM to 9:15 AM

Keynote Address

Professor David Hood AM

Read more: Professor David Hood AM
9:15 AM to 10:15 AM

Stream 4 - Health Service Compliance, including OH&S, infection control, waste and pollution and energy management

9.15am Developing a Water Quality Risk Management Plan
Sarah Bailey, QED Environmental Services

9.45am Meeting compliance and minimizing the risk of further waterborne pathogen related outbreaks in Australian hospitals
Morten Schnoor, Pall Water

Read more: Morten Schnoor Sarah Bailey
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM

Morning Tea & Exhibition

10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Partners Program - Chocolate Foodi Tour

Meet at the conference registration desk at Pullman Melbourne Albert Park at 10.30am. Walking is involved so
please wear closed in comfortable shoes. Please bring sunglasses, hat and water bottle.

10:45 AM to 11:45 AM

Stream 4 continued - Health Service Compliance, including OH&S, infection control, waste and pollution and energy management

10.45am - Safety-in Design Responsibilities for Hospital Engineers and Facility Managers - How to avoid being left with difficult and expensive to resolve safety issues
David Oakeshott, A.G. Coombs Advisory

11.15am - Compliance with OHS, Legionella and Environmental Legislation and the Role of Management Systems
Rafx Hamilton, Engineering Services Manager, Cabrini Health

Read more: David Oakeshott Rafx Hamilton
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM

Lunch & Exhibition

12:45 PM to 2:05 PM

Stream 4 continued - Health Service Compliance, including OH&S, infection control, waste and pollution and energy management

12.45pm - Non-Compliance and Hospital Acquired Infection: Using Design Methodologies to Improve Hand Hygiene Practices
Kieran John, Monash University

1.05pm - Facility Hygiene - How clean is clean? or How Clean does it need to be?
Brett Cole, Biosafety

1.35pm - Common Approach for Asset Management and Statutory Obligations
Seyed Safi, Covaris

Read more: Brett Cole Kieran John Seyed Safi
2:05 PM to 2:20 PM

2018 Conference Presentation

2:20 PM to 2:45 PM

Conference Close & Prize Draws

Rod Woodford, IHEA 2017 Conference Convenor