Health SES 2024

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February 15, 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
III by Wolfgang Puck
John P. McGovern Texas Medical Center Commons
6550 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX

Brought to you by the Committee on Architecture for Health

Health Symposium Exhibition & Social (SES) annually provides an opportunity for education and networking to members of the architectural and healthcare communities. The event includes happy hour, a seminar, and a panel discussion.  SAVE THE DATE!

Topic: Healthcare Design: Managing a Multigenerational Perspective

The healthcare industry has undergone significant transformations over the past decade, driven by technological advancements and a growing emphasis on patient outcomes. Trends such as telemedicine, price transparency, remote monitoring tools, and artificial intelligence are largely fueled by younger generations of patients.

These cohorts, having grown up with the internet and immersed in the digital world, expect fast-paced care and convenient healthcare options that align with their lifestyles. They prioritize efficient interactions and easy access to their health data.

A one-size-fits-all approach to patient experience is no longer effective. As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve, practices must actively adapt to understand and cater to the unique needs and preferences of different generations. With your help, we are looking at how architecture is and will address these issues.

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Neda Norouzi M.Arch, MURP, B.Env.D, Assistant Professor, Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design Certified, School of Architecture & Planning, UTSA Downtown Campus


  • Patrick Casey SVP/Facilities Construction & Systems Engineering, Harris Health System
  • David Perryman, Assistant VP, Facilities Planning and Development & Real Estate Services, Texas Children's Hospital
  • Deb Sheehan, Healthcare Market Strategy Leader, DBR Construction


  • Daina Pitzenberger, RN, Senior Vice President Business Development Lead Project Development Services, JLL


III by Wolfgang Puck - 6550 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX  (Previously known as Third Coast & Trevisio)
Located on the 6th floor above the TMC’s famous waterwall in the John P. McGovern Commons Building.


III by Wolfgang Puck Restaurant is conveniently located on top of the J.P. McGovern Commons, which includes on-site structured parking, in the Texas Medical Center. Guests will enjoy complimentary parking while attending Health SES. To access parking, take the ramp down to the basement level of the garage or to the upper level of the garage and park in any spot that is not marked reserved.


5:00 - 6:30 PM        Social/Vendor Exhibition
6:30 - 8:00 PM        Introduction, Keynote, & Panel Discussion

Advanced Registration Pricing: 

Interns/Students - $25.00 | AIA Member|AIAH Affiliate Member - $75.00 | Non Member - $100.00

Online registration closes end of day Friday, February 9. On-site registration will be available, higher registration rates apply.


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