2019 ACE Summit Agenda

The 2019 ACE Summit Agenda is below.  This Agenda will be updated regularly as details are finalized.
Time Name Speakers Description
Sunday, February 17, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Registration
Stop by the ACE Summit Registration desk in the Overlook to pick up your name badge and conference bag.  The ACE Summit staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have.  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Welcome Reception
Welcome to the 2019 ACE Summit!  Enjoy food and drink at the Welcome Reception while you catch up with old friends and make new connections.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM First-Time Attendee Orientation Session
New to the ACE Summit?  Join other first-time attendees at this informative session.  Learn insider tips on how to make the most of your time at the ACE Summit, including the Business Exchange and the Reverse Expo.  Don't miss this opportunity to have your questions answered as you prepare to take advantage of all the ACE Summit has to offer.
Monday, February 18, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Registration
The ACE Summit Registration desk is open Monday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Please let us know how we may be of assistance.
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Product Showcase Breakfasts
Enjoy the opportunity to visit with the participating companies and learn more about their products and services.  Representatives will display and describe the latest products and services in healthcare.  A full breakfast will be served.
 
 
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM ACE Lunch N Learns (Invitation Only. Registration Required)
Lunch N Learns are in-depth educational forums offering the opportunity for discussion of current issues impacting the architecture, capital equipment, and engineering sectors of the healthcare industry. These invitation-only sessions provide honest and open dialogue about strategies, problem-solving, and informed decision making in the changing atmosphere of healthcare. 
 
For more information about hosting a Lunch N Learn at the 2019 ACE Summit, please contact Trey BeuttelRobert Chafin or Josh Morita at 859.523.5701.
1:00 PM - 5:15 PM Breakout Sessions
The Breakout Tracks with session descriptions, learning objectives, and speaker information will be announced at a later date. Contact Lisa Ponssa for more details.
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Evening Business Exchange
Enjoy food and drinks as you wrap up an insightful day of educational opportunities with this unique networking program.  The Evening Business Exchange features architects, equipment planners, and contractors hosting healthcare executives, GPO executives and healthcare suppliers.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Registration
The ACE Summit Registration Desk is open Tuesday from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm.  Please let us know if you have any questions or need assistance.  
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
Network with other ACE attendees while you enjoy a delicious breakfast.  With an outstanding lineup of Keynote Speakers and the Reverse Expo, it's going to be a great day at ACE!
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Keynote Sessions
The Keynote Speakers will be announced at a later date. Contact Lisa Ponssa for more details.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch
It's time to relax and enjoy lunch with colleagues and new connections as you recharge and prepare for the Reverse Expo.
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Reverse Expo (Provider and Sponsor-Only Access)
Unlike a traditional expo, the ACE Summit Reverse Expo features senior healthcare and GPO executives staffing booths as they host healthcare suppliers, architectural firm representatives, equipment planners, engineers, construction company executives, and others from the facility and capital equipment sectors, providing a unique opportunity to effectively and efficiently use their time and resources.
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Reverse Expo - All Access
Unlike a traditional expo, the ACE Summit Reverse Expo features senior healthcare and GPO executives staffing booths as they host healthcare suppliers, architectural firm representatives, equipment planners, engineers, construction company executives, and others from the facility and capital equipment sectors, providing a unique opportunity to effectively and efficiently use their time and resources.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM ACE Summit Reception
Wind up a productive day of relationship building at the ACE Summit Reception.  Enjoy a selection of local, farm-to-table food favorites and some of the best local craft beers.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Registration
The Registration Desk is open Wednesday from 7:00 am - 10:00 am.  
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast
Launch your day with a full breakfast while networking with the many ACE attendees you met this week.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM ACE Studios Workshop

This session will provide a “hands-on” learning experience for health care administrators, facilities managers/directors, contractors, architects and engineers.  Attendees will participate in a guided exercise, designing a human simulation facility along with the team involved in the design and construction of a simulation center at the University of Kentucky, considered to be one of the most advanced in the U.S. Parameters will include budget, available space, technology and staff needs. The exercise will explore the collaboration needed between hospital administration and facilities directors/managers, health care providers, and the design team to create their “ideal” simulation facility. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify stages of simulation center development

  2. Analyze challenges in technology

  3. Learn key roles in sim center development and how they collaborate