Eight HKS Health Design Leaders to Present at the European Healthcare Design 2020 Congress

Eight HKS Health Design Leaders to Present at the European Healthcare Design 2020 Congress


HKS will showcase eight speakers at the 6th European Healthcare Design 2020 Congress, Exhibitions and Awards, which takes place Sept. 14-18. The all-virtual Congress will feature more than 200 speakers in 60 sessions involving some of the world’s top researchers, practitioners and policy leaders as they discuss transforming the health industry, system design and infrastructure.

The HKS speakers slated to appear are Sophie Crocker, Dr. Deborah Wingler, Jane Ho, Jason Schroer, Frank Kittredge, Dan Flower, Raffael Petrovic and Dr. Upali Nanda. A schedule of the HKS speakers’ talks is below. To join these or any other conversations at the Congress, please click here.

Monday 9/14 HKS Speakers Sessions 

9/14 11 am BST – Session 10 Design Quality: Culture and Communication

10 Designing for cultural sustainability: development of a toolkit to support the design of culturally sustainable healthcare environments

9/14 11:45 am BST – Session 4 Sustainable development of major projects

15 Achieving healthcare transformation in times of austerity

  • Frank Kittredge, Director of Advisory Services, HKS, USA
  • John Kelly, Director, ETL, UK

9/14 12:15 pm BST – Session 8 Future Sisions: Surgical, Emergency and Ward Design

35 What do care partners find important in a surgery centre waiting room?

  • Dr. Deborah Wingler, Health Research Lead, HKS, USA
  • Anjali Joseph, Professor, Endowed chair, Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing; Roxana Jafarifiroozabadi and Rutali Joshi, Graduate assistants, doctoral candidates, Clemson University, USA

Tuesday 9/15 HKS Speakers Sessions 

9/15 9:30 am BST – Session 17 Designing for Critical Care and Surgery

45 Translating research into practice: a web-based ‘Safe Operating Room design’ tool to support evidence-based design decision-making

  • Dr. Deborah Wingler, Health Research Lead, HKS Architects, USA
  • Anjali Joseph, Professor, Endowed chair, Director, Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing, Clemson University, USA
  • Herminia Machry, Graduate assistant, Clemson University, USA

Thursday 9/17 HKS Speakers Sessions 

9/17 1:00 pm BST – Session 38 Strategies to Flex and Adapt

30 FleXX hospital: surge scenario

  • Sophie Crocker, Medical Planner & Design Researcher, HKS, US
  • Dan Flower, Design Director, HKS, UK
  • Raffael Petrovic, Architect, HKS, UK

Friday 9/18 HKS Speakers Sessions 

9/18 10:00 am BST – Session 56 Design Research

  • 10.00 FleXX: a study of flexibility in outpatient settings, Dr. Upali Nanda, Director of Research, HKS, USA
  • 30-10.50 Panel discussion