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This is a joint conference of The Agency for Healthcare Administration and the Florida Health Care Engineers.

October 7 – 10, 2018
Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando
9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

"Back to the Basics of
Health Care Design and Construction"

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This year we not only return to one of our favorite hotel venues in Orlando, the Rosen Shingle Creek, a landmark hotel and convention center, but we also return to the basics of health care design and construction. When this event first started over 34 years ago, it was made up of a small gathering of dedicated inspectors, designers, contractors, and facility engineers who came together to help each other design and build better health care environments for the citizens of Florida. This diverse group of about 50 people was the first meeting of its kind in the United States. Today this conference has grown to over 1,000 participants, with over 300 vendors, and attracts nationally and internationally known presenters speaking to the very latest trends in health care.

But we never want to lose sight of what the central focus of this event still is, and that is to design and build the best health care environments in the United States and perhaps the World right here in Florida. Because this great effort can only be sustained and invigorated when it is a team effort of teaching and learning how to do this important work, this year we will concentrate the educational sessions on getting back to the basics of doing things right the first time.

There will be sessions regarding how to design and construct to achieve the required acoustic standards, how to produce a Life Safety Plan that is compliant with every code, how to design a private mode fire alarm system that won’t wake the dead, and how to develop a maintenance and testing program that will have the Fire Protection Specialists jumping for joy.

The FHEA golf tournament at the hotel golf course will begin Sunday morning, October 7, 2018 and finish around noon.

The AHCA Seminar kicks off on Sunday afternoon, October 7, 2018 with important Architecture and Main Speaker presentations that will count for your CEUs. Dress is weekend casual for these presentations and the following Welcoming Reception on Sunday evening.

The AHCA Seminar will continue on Monday morning and afternoon with the FHEA tradeshow opening on Monday evening. Tuesday morning there will be main speaker sessions, and at noon there will be a buffet lunch with special sessions and tradeshow. To complete the necessary CEUs there will be two more hours of afternoon sessions that will complete the 2018 AHCA Seminar. See the "At A Glance Program" in the navigation above.

The FHEA Annual meeting will take place one Wednesday, October 10, 2018. You can sign up for that meeting during registration.

Exhibition in the Trade Show is now sold out, no new exhibitors will be added. To view the FHEA Trade Show Exhibitors and Sponsors for 2018, view the Expo Floor Plan: https://shows.map-dynamics.com/fhea2018/

AHCA Seminar Registration, Sponsorship, and Housing Questions

FHEA & Trade Show Questions

A link to the FHEA website

CEU and Presentation Questions


Website Updated July 18, 2018