Catch-up on critical information – on your own time.

The 5th Annual National Forum on Canadian Healthcare Infrastructure took place October 27–28, 2020. Our outstanding faculty share insights on the most compelling topics impacting their daily lives and practices. See a snapshot of the event below then purchase the recording to watch at your convenience.

Conference Co-Chairs
Daniela Bassan Bryan Darrell

Director, Infrastructure Management
Government of Nova Scotia

Ian McDermott

Senior Director, Planning & Integration/Research Facilities Facilities
Management – Planning, Redevelopment & Operations (FM-PRO)


Featured Speakers
Daniela Bassan Jessica Fullerton

Construction Lead, Infection Prevention and Control Program
The Ottawa Hospital

James Stewart

Director, Health Capital Investment Branch, Ministry of Health
Government of Ontario

Cliff Harvey

Chief Planning Officer
Niagara Health

Daniela Bassan Selma Chaudry

Project Manager

Dr. Samir Sinha

Director of Geriatrics
Sinai Health System

  • Extensive analysis of the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic to help equip your team for changes to the way healthcare infrastructure projects are designed, executed and maintained
  • Future-Proofing Projects: Industry insights on embracing adaptability from the way infrastructure is built to the team that delivers it
  • Integrating Digital Health: Steps to building a strategy that aligns with your healthcare setting and best practices for design, cost analysis, and operationalizing new tools
  • Market Outlook: Hear from government officials about the status of projects in the pipeline and economic forecasting for the construction sector
  • Spotlight on Pop-up Infrastructure: In-depth look at new ways to deliver infrastructure solutions on tight timelines

Look at our 2020 conference agenda to discover the informative topics discussed at this event.

Day 1

  • Provincial POV: Forecasting the Future of Healthcare Infrastructure in Ontario Post COVID
    Translating Lessons Learned into an Action Plan for New and Existing Hospitals
    Generating Infrastructure Solutions to Better Protect Long Term Care Residents
  • Building for Infection Control: Key Principles to Minimize Future Patient Health Risks through Construction
  • Pop-up Hospitals: Exploring Approaches to Building Capacity on Tight Timelines
  • Fireside Chat: Managing Infrastructure Projects in a COVID-19 World
  • CASE STUDY | The Garry Hurvitz Brain Sciences Centre: Leveraging the Silver Linings in site Constraints to Create a Centre of Excellence in Mental and Behavioural Health
  • Virtual Townhall — Top 5 Takeaways of the Day

Day 2

  • Designing for a Digital Healthcare Future: Approaches to Integrating Innovative Tools to Minimize Patient Delays and Maximize Safety
  • Connected Construction – How to Improve Project Management Workflows
  • How to Conduct and Leverage Post Occupancy Evaluations
  • South Niagara Hospital Project: Building the Future of Health Care in Ontario
  • The Role and Efficacy of Stakeholder Engagement within the Design of Space and Place
  • The HHS Journey: How to Prioritize, Plan and Execute Healthcare Projects During the Pandemic
  • Setting your Virtual Healthcare Practice up for Success: A Guide to Adapting Technological Infrastructure, Policies and Procedures to Meet Outpatient Demands