Healthcare Design Conference to Feature Extensive Educational Tracks and Industry-Leading Speakers

Oct. 2, 2007

New York /PRNewswire/ - HEALTHCARE DESIGN.07 continues to build upon its strength and prior success as a leader in the healthcare design industry by hosting the most comprehensive event of its kind on November 2-6, 2007 at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas. HEALTHCARE DESIGN.07 is produced by one of the industry's leading information and educational advocates-The Center for Healthcare Design, and Vendome Group, LLC, publisher of Healthcare Design and Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management magazines.

For the first time, The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health Conference will merge with HEALTHCARE DESIGN.07 where participants will benefit from an expanded multi-track and multi-disciplinary learning event, while having access to the best educational content in healthcare design. This multi-faceted conference provides an opportunity to learn from inspiring keynote speakers, and to witness innovative presentations, behind-the-scenes facility tours, and organized peer discussions. Networking opportunities will foster an exchange of ideas and connections with like-minded professionals.

HEALTHCARE DESIGN.07 also has the exclusive endorsement of experts from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), American College of Healthcare Architects, and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Building off its highly successful 2006 event, HEALTHCARE DESIGN.07 expects to expand its role as an industry leader with the most well-rounded, in-depth agenda of its kind. This year, the conference offers more than 70 dynamic conference sessions with a selective, more focused approach to education, technology and case studies for professionals contributing to the design, construction and operation of healthcare facilities. Speakers and educational sessions were carefully chosen by the HEALTHCARE DESIGN.07 team to bring participants the very latest design concepts and practices.

Acclaimed speakers at this year's conference include:

  • Donald A. Norman, co-founder of the Nielsen Norman Group
    Topic: Emotional Design of Healthcare Services and Facilities
  • James B. Conway, senior vice president at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
    Topic: Design: An Essential Leadership Lever for Quality and Safety

Education tracks at this year's conference include:

  • Designing the Safe Hospital
  • Planning Innovations
  • Learning from our Neighbors Abroad
  • Evidence-Based Design Research Studies
  • Deep Dive: The Convergence of Surgery and Imaging
  • AIA/AAH Forums
  • Research Studies
  • Research Methodologies
  • Design Toolbox
  • Designing and Planning Case Studies
  • Green Design and Sustainability
  • First Look Seminars

A complete speaker roster, session details and event/registration information can be found at

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Source: Vendome Group (

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