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IHEEM Healthcare Estates Conference proposal call

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management has issued a “Call for proposals” for this year’s IHEEM Healthcare Estates event, taking place at Manchester Central on 9-10 October 2012.



[quote top=Siân Barker – IHEEM’s Events & Education Manager, says] In response to conference 2011 feedback we would welcome proposals on technical, engineering and estate management topics, as well as other issues that affect all the sectors involved in the healthcare estates supply chain.  These will form the basis of some of the streams within the conference. [/quote]


Although “not an exhaustive list”, suggested topics are:

  • Energy conservation, including strategies, and engineering and build solutions.
  • Sustainability, including recycling, waste management and travel plans.
  • Improving the efficiency and productivity of the estate.
  • Resilience.
  • Decontamination guidance.
  • Property and asset management in the public sector.
  • Engineering services.
  • Use of new engineering technology to improve estates performance.
  • ‘FM focus’.
  • DH guidance.
  • Lean technology/management.
  • Case studies on good estates and facilities management practice.

All proposals must be submitted electronically via the IHEEM website at: by 31 January 2012; the site provides full details on making a submission.