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Contribute to the healthcare engineering profession by submitting a presentation proposal for the 2019 Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference. We are seeking presentations– including lectures, case studies and panel discussions–focused on innovative ideas, best practices, technology expertise and operation techniques which participants can apply immediately in their facilities.

The Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference brings together professionals in the healthcare engineering field, exhibiting companies and industry leaders.

Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference presenters should:

  • Report the latest industry trends
  • Provide attendees with the skills necessary to advance within the industry
  • Provide attendees with the skills necessary to advance within the industry
  • Discuss challenges and achievements
  • Contribute to our profession’s body of knowledge

If your presentation is selected by the committee, you will be contacted to provide additional information and a copy of your presentation.

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EDUCATIONAL SESSION TOPICS

Presentation topics of special interest for the 2019 Conference Educational Sessions are listed below. Conference participants have specifically inquired about these topics.

  • Compliance
  • Delivering Value
  • Operational Excellence
  • Management Development
  • Safety
  • Planning, Design and Construction
  • New Technology Avenues
  • Cost Reduction

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AUDIENCE

The audience for the Conference is comprised of healthcare engineers and professionals including:
Architects, Bio Medical/Clinical, Design and Construction, Energy, Facility Engineers/Managers, Infection Control, technicians, Loss/Prevention/Risk, and Safety & Security.
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HOW DO YOU BENEFIT?
If your presentation is selected:

  • You will receive a complimentary conference registration
  • You will contribute to the advancement of healthcare engineering
  • You will gain visibility and recognition as an industry leader

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PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

The following guidelines apply to any and all persons who have agreed to be presenters for MWHCEC. Exceptions to any of these policies shall be solely at the discretion of MWHCEC. Agreeing to present a concurrent session denotes acceptance of these guidelines.

  1. Sessions are scheduled on November 11, November 12 and November 13 and are 60 minutes in length. Only submit a proposal if you are available to present on any of the dates.
  2. Submissions which include a healthcare engineer as a presenter will be ranked higher than those with only vendors presenting.
  3. Most sessions are slated for a 60 minute speaking slot; certain workshop sessions may be slated for a longer duration as required by the content.
  4. Presenters participate as volunteers and as such are not compensated for their participation in MWHCEC events.
  5. Accepted presenters will receive complimentary event registration.
  6. Presenters are expected to meet all deadlines for submission of materials and information related to their sessions, as outlined in the presenter packet.
  7. Presenters will arrive at their speaking engagement a minimum of 15 minutes before the session is scheduled to begin.
  8. Presenters are expected to arrive fully prepared for their presentations, with all speaking points, slideshows, and materials compiled and ready.
  9. Presenters will secure advance permission from the copyright holder(s) when using copyrighted materials as part of their presentations.
  10. MWHCEC may audio or video record sessions or take photographs during the event. Presenters agree to have their likeness included in any MWHCEC media for promotional uses after the event.
  11. Presenters agree to have the biographical information used at the discretion of MWHCEC for the purposes of event marketing and promotion.
  12. In the event that a presenter needs to cancel, he/she will immediately turn over a copy of his/her materials intended for the event to MWHCEC so that a replacement presenter may use the materials in preparation of executing the session. In the event of cancellation, the presenter must reimburse MWHCEC for any expenses the organization has incurred for his/her participation in the event. 

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SUBMITTING YOUR PRESENTATION

When submitting your online form, you will be able to save a draft prior to submissions. You will need to provide a session title, description, overview and presenter information. MWHCEC reserves the right to edit this information.
For any questions or any changes to your presentation after submission, please contact us.


COMMERCIALISM

All presentations must avoid commercialism, promotion and advertising. Proposals which are simply descriptions of company services and/or products will not be considered. Unauthorized advertising may not be distributed, nor may materials that promote commercial interests of the speaker(s) or any particular company or enterprise.