2015 Interlink Agenda
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Agenda/Schedule
March 29 - April 1, 2015

Sunday
March 29, 2015
Event INTERLINK 2015
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament
Bear Creek Golf Club
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Welcome Reception President's Welcome Reception
Sponsored by: ChemCal, Inc.

Monday
March 30, 2015
Event
DAY 1
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration

 Registration

7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast

 Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

 Opening Session

ASHE Update
Terry Scott, MBA, SASHE, CHFM, CHSP - ASHE President-Elect, Director of Facilities, Memorial Hermann Northwest/Southwest Hospital

Tony Suarez, CHFM, SASHE - ASHE Region 7 Director, Director, Facility Services, Midland Memorial Hospital

  9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

General Session
Anne Grady - Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, Anne Grady Group
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM AM Break
Break
Sponsored by: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

Tablet Track
Sponsored by: Grainger
The Change Campaign Track
Sponsored by: HTS Texas 

Tool Belt Track
Sponsored by: Brandt Engineering

 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Break Out Session Carbon Copy Operations: Gaining Back Resolution through O&M Staff Benchmarking and Training
Ashley Roberts - Project Manager, TME, LLC / Josh Brackett - Principal/Director of Business Development, TME, A Bernhard Company

Status of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 2012 Edition and Beyond

Michael Crowley - Vice President, Jensen Hughes

What's In Your Financial Tool Belt?
Rick Scivally - Director of Engineering, Safety & Security, Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB Hospital
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM General Session
Diamond Level Presentation -
            Road Map to Compliance - NFPA70E Arc Flash

Presented by: Antony Parsons - Technical Consultant, Schneider Electric
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Lunch
Sponsored by: Aquis Solutions
   "Cool Project" Demo Special Isolation Unit
Jill Pearsall - Assistant Vice President, Texas Children's Hospital
   "Cool Project" Demo   The Inevitable - Technology Takeover in Healthcare Facilities 
Briseida Hernandez - Student, Texas A&M University
Xin "Lucy" Bai - Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Assistant, Center for Health Systems & Design President, Student Health Environments Association (SHEA), Texas A&M University
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM General Session
Energy Round Up & Awards
Clark Reed - National Manager, ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings, U.S. EPA (MC-6202A)
Ed Tinsley - Managing Principal, Chief Executive Officer, TME/Bernhard Energy
Moderator:
Mike Hatton - System Executive, Facility Services, Memorial Hermann

Tablet Track
Sponsored by: Grainger
The Change Campaign Track
Sponsored by: HTS Texas 
 
Tool Belt Track
Sponsored by: Brandt Engineering
 
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM Break Out Session
Prefab is FAB
Diane Osan - Chief Visionary Officer & Chairman of the Board, FKP Architects, Inc. / Kristin Ledet, IIDA - Senior Vice President, FKP Architects, Inc. / Michael McVay, AIA - Senior Architect, FKP Architects, Inc. / Tony Colonna - Senior Vice President, Skanska 
CMS Impact / Influence on Recent TJC Surveys
Bob Bartels - President, Safety Management Services, Inc.

Infection control and the Facility Manager - Regulations, Requirements, Best Practices
John Franks - Director, Facilities/Safety, CHI St. Luke's Health

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM PM Break
Break
Sponsored by: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

Tablet Track
Sponsored by: Grainger
The Change Campaign Track
Sponsored by: HTS Texas
 
Tool Belt Track
Sponsored by: Brandt Engineering
 
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Break Out Session  Tablets - Toy or Tool?
Michael Mostardi - Regional Director, Healthcare, Advanced Technologies Group, Inc.
Transition from Construction to Maintenance: Using Technology to insure a Survey Ready Hospital
Dennis Ford - Program Director, Healthcare Facilities, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
Operating Room HVAC Unoccupied Setback - Year 2 Outcomes; Quality and Energy Success
Craig Ayers - Director of Facility Engineering, Memorial Hermann Northeast

 

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM Exhibit Hall Opens
Exhibit Hall Reception
Sponsored by: Eaton Corporation
9:00 PM- 11:00 PM Hospitality Suite Hospitality Suite
Sponsored by: Pevco Systems International

Tuesday
March 31, 2015
Event DAY 2
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration

 Registration

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM

 Annual Breakfast
Meeting & Awards

Annual Breakfast Meeting and Awards
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Keynote Speaker


 Trends in Texas Healthcare
         
  Sidney J. Sanders - Senior Vice President, Construction, Facilities Design and Real Estate, Houston Methodist
           


Tablet Track
Sponsored by: Grainger
The Change Campaign Track
Sponsored by: HTS Texas
 
Tool Belt Track
Sponsored by: Brandt Engineering
 
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Break Out Session

  Diamond Level Sponsor Presentation

Transition from Analog to High Definition Television in Hospitals


Presented by: G. Michael Lawshe - CEO & President, Master Video Systems, Inc.  

 Tilt Wall for Healthcare Environments
Eric Herrera - Director of Engineering, Memorial Hermann Hospital / Chris Kay, ACHE - Managing Principal, National Healthcare & Science Buildings Practice, Jacobs Consulting

Life Safety Drawings for Accreditation

Tom Zahorsky - Principal, Safe Hospital Services
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM AM Break

Break
Sponsored by: Honeywell Building Solutions

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM General Session


Diamond Level Presentation -
Meeting the Latest Building Code Requirements for Commercial Lighting Controls

Presented by: Barry Angevine - Sales Representative, Eaton Corporation
 



Tablet Track
Sponsored by: Grainger
The Change Campaign Track
Sponsored by: HTS Texas
 
Tool Belt Track
Sponsored by: Brandt Engineering
 
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Break Out Session

Off-Campus vs. On-Campus: Becoming the Leaseholder and not the Landlord

Speakers: 

John Huff– Vice President, Healthcare Leasing, Duke Realty

Marc Scott – Project Executive, Energy & Technical Facilities, Balfour Beatty Construction
 
Moderator:
Kathleen Margolis – Regional Director, Health & Wellness, GENSLER
TDSHS Ventilation Codes, Basics of Psychrometrics, RH control in Operating Rooms & Outside air Heat Recovery
Aric Murray - Principal, Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
Complying with the ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guide for Large Hospitals, Achieving 50% Energy Savings
David Schurk, DES., CEM., LEED A.P., CDSM, SFP. - Director of Healthcare Accounts, HTS Texas
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch in Expo Hall Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by: Honeywell Building Solutions
 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  General Session  Overview of Risk Management for Infection Control during Healthcare Construction
Marlene Linders, RN, MS, AIA - President and CEO, The Linders Health Institute
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
PM Break
Break
Sponsored by: Pevco Systems International
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM General Session

Panel Session -
Codes & Standards Updates

Speakers:
      
Mike Crowley - Vice President, Jensen Hughes            
Mark Fratto, P.E., LEED A.P. - Principal, Fratto Engineering, Inc.
John Cook, MBA, CPE, CHSP - Director, Facility Management Services, Houston Methodist Hospital

Moderator:
John Franks, CHSP, CHFM - Director, Facilities/Safety, CHI St. Luke's Health

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Hospitality Suite Hospitality Suite
Sponsored by: HTS Texas
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Casino Night
Casino Night
Sponsored by: Schneider Electric

Wednesday
April 1, 2015

Event DAY 3
 7:30 AM - 8:15 AM  Breakfast  Breakfast
 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM General Session  Healthcare State of the Union & Capital Construction Update
Marshall Heins - Senior Vice President, Chief Facility Services, Officer, Memorial Hermann Health System
 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Break Break
Sponsored by: Master Video Systems, Inc.
 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM  General Session

The Joint Commission Update
Anne Guglielmo, CFPS, CHFM, CHSP, LEED A.P. Engineer, Department of Engineering, The Joint Commission

 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM General Session  Closing Remarks 

Thank you to our 2020 Annual Conference Diamond & Platinum Sponsors

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