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                                   HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 CONFERENCE
                                                November 8 - 11, 2008
                                          Gaylord National, Washington D.C.
WWW.HEALTHDESIGN.ORG



            HCD.08 Presentation Proposal Guidelines and Submission Instructions
HEALTHCARE DESIGN is an annual conference produced and founded by the industry’s leading information and
educational advocates, Vendome Group, publisher of Healthcare Design and Nursing Homes/Long Term Care
Management magazines, and The Center for Health Design, in conjunction with the AIA Academy of Architecture
for Health. HEALTHCARE DESIGN is developed by professionals who are day-to-day advocates and champions
for the improvement of healthcare spaces.

This conference is the most comprehensive in the industry, offering attendees a state-of-the-art multi-track, multi-
disciplinary learning event. Attendees benefit from access to the latest and best educational content in healthcare
design delivered from thought leaders and innovators within the field.


Official Open Call for Submissions: Wednesday, November, 7, 2007
Deadline for Proposal Submissions: Friday, January 18, 2008


Questions/ Submissions: Contact Jennifer Wilcox, Conference Program Manager, at 202.277.2407 or
jcotterwilcox@verizon.net


We welcome presentation proposals that are suited to our educational foci, which include:

           Evidence-Based Design Research Methodologies
           Case Studies
           Evidence-Based Design Research Studies/ Reports
           Safe Hospital Design
           Green Design and Sustainability
           Innovations in Facility Planning
           Design Challenges and Solutions
           Impact of Technology on Facility Design
           Lessons Learned from Our International Neighbors


When submitting your presentation, please note that the following terms and conditions that apply.

           The onsite presentation will correspond with the original session description
           The presentation contains factual, educational content
           If product is referenced in the session it is for case study purposes only and contains no sales pitch presentations
           The presentation contains well rounded perspectives
           The presentation will be submitted for peer review and acceptance is not guaranteed
           If accepted, the language submitted in the presentation, including learning objectives, speaker bios, and session
            descriptions will be used for marketing purposes. HEALTHCARE DESIGN retains the right to edit the text for
            printed and online programs.
           I understand that if accepted, this presentation is not to be given at any competing conferences in the same year
            prior to HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 in order to keep the educational program fresh.
           If not accepted, the presentation will be kept on file for future events.


What to submit: We ask that submissions include ALL information outlined in the Speaker Submission Form on
the following pages. Failure to supply all requested information may limit opportunities for selection.


                                Note: The online submission period is NOW CLOSED.
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                                     HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 CONFERENCE
                                                  November 8 - 11, 2008
                                            Gaylord National, Washington D.C.
WWW.HEALTHDESIGN.ORG

                                  2008 Speaker Submission Questions
                                      Submission Deadline: Friday, January 18, 2008

Please provide all information requested on this form.
Questions: Contact Jennifer Wilcox, at 202.277.2407 or jcotterwilcox@verizon.net

SUBMISSION MAIN CONTACT INFORMATION:
Please list the contact information of the person submitting this form. If the lead presenter is submitting this form, please
proceed to the next section.

Contact First Name:
Contact Last Name:
Contact Company:
Contact Address:
Contact City:
Contact State/Province:
Contact Zip/Postal Code:
Contact Phone:
Contact Email:

LEAD PRESENTER INFORMATION:
Please provide the following information for the person serving as the lead presenter for the proposed presentation.

First Name:
Last Name:
Credentials:
Title:
Company:
Address:
City:
State/Province:
Zip/Postal Code:
Phone:
Fax:
Email:

In what type of organization do you work?
        Architectural A/E/Firm
        Interior Design Firm
        Design/Build Firm
        Hospital/Specialty Medical Center
        Medical Office/Clinic/Outpatient Center
        University/ Medical School
        Long Term Care Facility/Community
        Government
        Other (please Specify)

Area(s) of Expertise:

Speaker Bio (max of 100 words):

Please provide a brief Company Information (max of 75 words):

Please list other speaking engagements where you have you presented in the last two years?
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                                          HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 CONFERENCE
                                                        November 8 - 11, 2008
                                                  Gaylord National, Washington D.C.
WWW.HEALTHDESIGN.ORG

MAIN POINT OF CONTACT:
Who should we contact with questions, communications, and instructions regarding your presentation and participation in t he
conference?
              Lead Presenter                 Submission Main Contact                 Other (please provide his/her contact information below)


ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS:
Please list all other speakers planning to participate in the presentation. Name, title, company, mailing address, phone, fax, and
email address are required for each speaker.

PROPOSED SESSION INFORMATION:

Proposed Session Title:
This title should be descriptive of content and learning objectives.

Proposed Session Description (max 200 words)
Session descriptions should contain challenge(s) to be addressed, key technologies used, results of the process, Case studies, best practices,
and/ or recent innovations. Language should be clear and concise as it will be used for marketing and accreditation purposes.

Learning Objectives:
Please include 3 primary learning objectives your session will cover, which outline benefits and outcomes for the attendee. Learning objectives
should start with action words such as: learn, identify, explore, obtain, describe, etc. Objectives should be clear and concise, as they will be
used for marketing and accreditation purposes.
     1.
     2.
     3.

Which Focus Areas apply to this session? (multiple focus areas may be selected)
    Evidence-Based Design Research Methodologies
    Case Studies
    Evidence-Based Design Research Studies/ Reports
    Safe Hospital Design
    Green Design and Sustainability
    Innovations in Facility Planning
    Design Challenges and Solutions
    Impact of Technology on Facility Design
    Lessons Learned from Our International Neighbors
    Other (Please Specify)

Which professionals should attend your session? (multiple job titles may be selected)
    Architect
    Interior Designer
    Executive Level Management: CEO, COO, CFO, Owner
    Administrator, Vice-President, Director
    Facility Manager
    Consultant/Medical Planner
    Construction/Project Manager
    Purchasing Executive/Buyer
    Other (Please Specify)

Please indicate the knowledge level to which your presentation is geared:
     Those with limited knowledge of the subject area/ are new to the field
     Those with a working knowledge of the subject area
     Those with advanced knowledge of the subject area

Preferred Day for Speaking: (does not guarantee placement on preferred day selected)
              Sunday, November 9             Monday, November 10           Tuesday, November 11          No Preference


Other Submission Comments (max of 100 words):
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                                          HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 CONFERENCE
                                                        November 8 - 11, 2008
                                                  Gaylord National, Washington D.C.
WWW.HEALTHDESIGN.ORG


HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 PRESENTATION PROPOSAL SUBMISSION TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Please read the following terms and conditions that apply to speaking at this event. Acceptance must be granted in
order for your presentation to be considered.

               The onsite presentation will correspond with the original session description
               The presentation contains factual, educational content
               If product is referenced in the session it is for case study purposes only and contains no sales pitch presentations
               The presentation contains well rounded perspectives
               The presentation will be submitted for peer review and acceptance is not guaranteed
               If accepted, the language submitted in the presentation, including learning objectives, speaker bios, and session
                descriptions will be used for marketing purposes. HEALTHCARE DESIGN retains the right to edit the text for
                printed and online programs.
               I understand that if accepted, this presentation is not to be given at any competing conferences in the same year
                prior to HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08 in order to keep the educational program fresh.
               If not accepted, the presentation will be kept on file for future events

I have full power to make this Agreement and have informed any co-presenter(s) of the terms of this Agreement
and I am consenting on his/her/their behalf as agent, and am authorized to do so.

I,                                                                                                                                               ,

As an agent of [organization]                                                                           hereby acknowledge that I have read

and agree to the above terms and conditions.                                                 Date:


DISCUSSION GROUP CONSIDERATION:
If your proposal is NOT selected for a traditional presentation, would you like it to be considered for a
discussion group? Please read the following terms and conditions. If you agree to the terms and would like to be
considered for a discussion group, please indicate so below.

      DISCUSSION GROUP TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

          Discussion Groups are intended to provide attendees the opportunity to take part in interactive programming to
           convene with like minded individuals and focus on specific areas of interest.
          We ask that only ONE individual serve as the Discussion Group Moderator. This person is asked NOT to give a formal
           presentation, rather act as a moderator to introduce the topic of discussion and facilitate productive dialogue.
          Discussion Groups will be limited to 30 - 40 participants, and they will take place in a more informal, networking type
           setting (hollow square room set).
          In keeping with the spirit of a discussion, audio visual equipment will NOT be available in discussion rooms. A flip chart
           and easel will be provided. Moderators will have the opportunity to submit electronic files used to create up to 16
           pages of handouts to help communicate initial ideas and facilitate discussion.
          Discussion Group leaders will receive one discounted full conference registration, which includes access to
           facility tours, educational programs, provided meals, and networking events.

     Yes, please consider this proposal for a discussion group, should it not be selected for a presentation.
      By indicating, that I would like this proposal considered for a discussion group, I hereby acknowledge that I have read and agree to the
      above terms and conditions.

     No, do not include this presentation for consideration for a discussion group.


WEBINAR CONSIDERATION:
Following HEALTHCARE DESIGN.08, the Center for Health Design, in partnership with Vendome Group, will host
a series of Webinars throughout the 2009 calendar year. If your session is selected for presentation at HCD.08,
would you be interested in representing your presentation in an online Webinar?

     Yes                 No

				
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