Annual Design, Operations and Construction Conference

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January 26, February 2, February 9, and February 16
Weekly on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. EDT 
4-part Virtual Webinar Series

FREE  This conference is FREE for MHFPS, NEHES, or other facility professionals working for a hospital or system (please contact Laurie Snelson to register at the complimentary rate)

$129   Non- Hospital Members of MHA, MHFPS, NEHES, or ASHE
$229   Non-Member Rate

Co-hosted by the MHFPS- Massachusetts Healthcare Facility Professionals Society
 and in Collaboration with RIHA and RIHES

Registration is open for MHA’s Annual Design, Operation & Construction Conference, always a timely and relevant program for facilities leaders, architects, builders, and those doing business in the healthcare design and construction business. The program for the conference has been revised to include the latest updates on COVID-19 as it relates to DOC. We will feature expert faculty on the topic and include opportunities for engagement and interaction. If you are unable to attend the live webinar sessions, all registrants will have access to the session recordings to view at your convenience. Don’t miss out!
Reminder: This virtual conference is FREE for MHFPS, NEHES or other facility professionals working for a hospital or system. The event is supported by the vital consultant and vendor community in the healthcare A/E/C/RE industry. Through generous sponsorship and registrations, this event is made available to all facility professionals at all levels – please encourage your staff to attend. Register early as this event fills up quickly!

CEU Credits will be Available for Attendees.


  Join us for this virtual, 4-part webinar series that will take place weekly on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. EDT.

Tuesday, January 26th: 
The New Design Paradigm 

Sponsor: Wise Construction
SmithGroup, DCAMM/DPH, Array Architects and Guest

Matt Cotton, Principal, SmithGroup 
Frank Doyle, Assistant Commissioner for Public Hospitals, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Michael Niehaus, Array Architects
Lisa Naide Lipschutz, RA, ACHA, EDAC, Lean Green Belt, Principal, Practice Leader Planning, Array Architects
Peter Girard, CHFM, Facility Manager, Addison-Gilbert Hospital / Lahey Healthcare
Brandon Bardowsky, VP of Facilities, Design & Construction, Inspira Health 

Tuesday, February 2nd: 
HAIO COVID Response Initiative 

Sponsor: J.C. Cannistraro, LLC
Colliers HAIO Team & Guests of Colliers

Sandra Muse, DNP, FNP-BC, Associate Chief Nurse, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
John Messervy, AIA, Director of Capital and Facility Planning, Mass General Brigham, Inc.
David S. Burson, AIA, NCARB, Sr. Project Manager, Mass General Brigham
Patricia Nobre, Sr. Design Strategist, Gensler
Stan Hunter, SVP, Colliers
Richard Barnett, SVP, Colliers
Teresa Wilson, AIA, ACHA LEED AP, Director, Colliers

Tuesday, February 9th: 
Technologies that Support and Enhance the Patient Experience 

Sponsor: Lavallee Brensinger Architects

Christian Lagier, VP Digital Innovation, TechSpring/Baystate Health Innovation Team

Mark Rue, Principal, DGI Communications
Lily Hamel, Director of Business Development & Partnerships, DGI Communications
Jessica Spear, Account Manager, DGI Communications

Ben Davenny, PE EDAC, Principal Consultant, Acentech
Heather Leary, Facilities Project Planner, UMass Memorial Healthcare
Derek Stiles, Ph.D. – Director of Audiology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Tuesday, February 16th: 
The New Construction Paradigm 

Sponsor: AFK Group LLC

Stephanie O'Brien, Project Executive, Consigli Construction
Steve Roach, President at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance/Clinton Hospital and UMass Memorial Marlborough Hospital

William Angelosanto, V.P. Healthcare, Wise Construction
Stephen Paquin, Senior Architect, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Justin Ferbert, Director of Facilities Management, Newton-Wellesley Hospital



If you're interested in sponsoring this program, please email:

Written cancellations received by January 19, 2021 will be charged a $50 administrative fee. If payment has been received, your registration fee will be refunded minus the $50. Cancellations received after January 19, 2021 will still be charged the full registration fee and if payment has been received, no refunds will be given. To avoid this penalty, you may send a substitute to the program.

FAX 781-262-6136

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MHA Education Department
500 District Ave.
Burlington, MA 01803-5096




J.C. Cannistraro LLC

Lavallee Brensinger Architects

Wise Construction