HI•TEC 2017

with Bryan Ong, David Campbell, David Morgareidge, Gunther De Graeve, Ian Gibson , Kenichi Sato, Kristen Whittle, Miao Chun Yan, Michael Hess, Ng Kim Hoon, Peter Barkman, Peter Bodon, Serena Yap, Serge Lefevere, Susie Pearn , Yeo Meng Tong. from 03/07/2017 07:00 AM to 03/08/2017 23:59 PM

Singapore’s healthcare infrastructure sector is growing rapidly as the government is making major investments in preparation for the increasing demand from our ageing population. This provides opportunities for local and regional industry players to re-think strategies and leverage on the smart solutions available to support the expansion of healthcare facilities today.

At HI•TEC 2017, MOH Holdings will partner the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources and the Department of Health & Human Services, Victoria, Australia, as well as the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), to bring together international speakers to deliver the strategies for tomorrow’s smart healthcare infrastructure solutions. Among the topics to be discussed are ambient intelligence, smart assistive technology, integrated sensory systems and increased construction productivity. At this event, delegates will gain insights into how government authorities optimise their future healthcare infrastructure delivery systems and ensure sustainable models of care for the community. The latest technologies and state-of-the-art healthcare innovations to meet national standards of appropriate care will also be showcased.

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HI•TEC 2017 Programme


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Annual Service Providers Dialogue (for contractors and consultants)

Want to gain insights on MOH Holdings’ projects?
Register early as seats are limited! Priority will be given to HI•TEC 2017 delegates.

To enable two-way communication between MOH Holdings (MOHH) healthcare projects teams and its contractors and consultants to improve the delivery of healthcare projects in Singapore, MOHH is introducing the inaugural Annual Service Providers Dialogue for the industry to better understand the requirements of MOHH and hence, bid successfully for healthcare development projects. Co-located with HI•TEC, the dialogue session will take place on the second day of the conference.

About the Programme

Er Koh Beng Thong, Chief Healthcare Infrastructure Projects Officer will update on MOH’s upcoming healthcare infrastructure projects, key engineering and management strategies and productivity focus areas. These are relevant to consultants and construction processes for general and community hospitals, specialist medical centres, polyclinics and nursing homes.

Mr Lim Cheng Jin, Director, Procurement and Contracts Division will explain the tender requirements of MOH’s healthcare consultancy and infrastructure projects. Mr Lim will share insights on the public sector tender evaluation methods such as Quality Fee Method (version 2) and Price Quality Method (version 2).
Mr Joseph Lim, Deputy Director, Healthcare Infrastructure Projects Division will explain the structure of MOH’s tender opportunity system and how to become a top-rated consultant/contractor.

Er Tan Chee Leng, Deputy Director, Healthcare Infrastructure Projects Division will share on the key construction productivity strategies of MOH projects.
Ms Ng Kim Hoon, Director, Healthcare Infrastructure Projects Division will share on MOHH’s experience in the adoption of Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) for the Woodlands Crescent nursing home project.
This dialogue session will also include a question and answer discussion session for delegates to further their understanding of MOHH’s requirements, so as to bid confidently and productively for projects.


Conference Fees 

All fees stated include GST. Registration will close on Thursday, 23 February 2017.

Terms and Conditions
Healthcare Infrastructure Technology Conference (“HI•TEC 2017”) is organised by MOH Holdings Pte Ltd (“The Organiser”).  All invited delegates are subject to the terms and conditions of HI•TEC 2017 contained herein.

Only online registration is acceptable and there is no other form of registration available.
The closing date and time for the online registration is 23 February 2017, 2359hrs (“Closing Date”).
1.3 The online registration webpage will automatically time-out within twenty (20) minutes.

Invited delegates must complete the online registration to be entitled to the following:
(a) Attendance to 2017; and
(b) Buffet lunches, coffee and tea breaks (where applicable).

Invited delegates shall individually bear the following:
(a) Travel arrangements to and from 2017;
(b) Accommodation;
(c) Visa fees; and
(d) Other incidental costs.
Invited delegates shall bring along copies of the acknowledgement slips as proof of registration.
Online registration must be completed on/before the Closing Date.
On-site registration will not be entertained.
In case of any delegate’s misconduct, abuse or submission of any inaccurate or falsified particulars, the Organiser reserves the right to revoke the registration of that delegate.
2.7 Registration is non-transferrable and each registration is for one (1) attendee only.
Subject to Clause 3.2, invited delegates who are unable to attend 2017 due to any unforeseen circumstances may seek the approval of the Organiser for a substitute delegate to take the place of the invited delegate.
All substitution requests must be emailed to the Organiser at mohh.conferences@mohh.com.sg by 23 February 2017. The full name, organisation details, designation and contact details of the substitute delegate must be provided. Please indicate subject title as “Substitution of Invited Participation”.
Same as provided in Clauses 3.1 and 3.2, 2017 registrations are non-transferable and only invited and registered delegates will be permitted to attend HI•TEC 2017. No exception will be made to these policies.
The Organiser reserves the right to refuse admittance or remove any delegate from HI•TEC 2017 if the delegate behaves in a disruptive manner. For the avoidance of doubt, the Organiser’s decision shall be final and no refund or compensation/damages of any kind will be given to such delegates who are refused admittance or removed from HI•TEC 2017.

In line with the Organiser’s business operations, the Organiser (including its related corporations, subsidiaries, affiliates, and associated companies) may collect and retain, as necessary and to the extent permitted by law, information about individuals, for effective delivery of services to the public/delegates and to facilitate its communications within the public and private healthcare sectors.
The Organiser is committed to respect the privacy of the delegates and takes its responsibility to protect any personal information received very seriously and keeps such personal information securely and confidentially to prevent unauthorised use.
In order to serve the delegates in an efficient and effective manner, the Organiser implements reasonable measures and maintains appropriate security technologies for the protection and proper safeguarding of every personal data as provided by the delegates.

In any event where the delegates provide the Organiser with any personal data belonging to and/or relating to a third party, by submitting any such information to the Organiser, the said delegates represent that they have obtained the relevant consent of such third party to provide the Organiser with their personal data.
For the avoidance of doubt, this policy is not intended to supersede or replace any consent previously provided to the Organiser.
Personal data collected by the Organiser may be shared with the Ministry of Health, the relevant regulatory authority for healthcare professionals, statutory bodies, and public agencies for the purpose of complying with their respective requirements, policies, and directives.
Any personal data provided to the Organiser may also be shared among the Organiser’s appointed service providers performing data processing services to the Organiser and authorised third party organisations providing and/or administering various programmes and schemes for the Organiser.
The Organiser ensures that the organisations mentioned above with which personal data provided to the Organiser may be shared, adhere to, observe, and keep in place, data protection policies, similar to the Organiser’s data protection policy.
The Organiser will not use any such personal data collected for purposes other than what the Organiser has informed the delegates pursuant to the Organiser’s data protection policy and as permitted under the applicable laws and regulations.

This website may contain links to other websites with data protection policies, which may be different from the Organiser’s data protection policy in place. The Organiser takes no responsibility whatsoever for the contents and data protection policies of these other websites. The delegates are therefore, encouraged to consult the respective data protection policies of those other websites.

The Organiser reserves the right to revise and update this data protection policy at any time. The contents presented herein are considered the latest version. Should any modification to this data protection policy occur, the Organiser will post the updated version in order that the delegates are always made aware of how the Organiser safeguards the personal data shared.

Delegates may email mohh.conferences@mohh.com.sg if they:
(a) wish to rectify any incorrect or out-of-date personal data previously provided to the Organiser;
(b) intend to withdraw any consent previously given to the Organiser to collect and retain any such personal data;
(c) have any questions or feedback relating to any personal data shared with the Organiser; or
(d) require more information regarding the Organiser’s data protection policy.

Photos will be taken at HI•TEC 2017 by an official photographer appointed by the Organiser. The Organiser has the right
to use images taken during HI•TEC 2017 for all purposes related or consequential to HI•TEC 2017, including but not
limited to:
(a) post-conference publicity;
(b) future marketing purposes or materials; and
(c) its website.
6.2 Registration for HI.TEC 2017 includes consent for free publication in the above manner without requiring any declaration from the delegates.

The registration website uses a variety of technical methods for authentication purposes including cookies. A cookie is a small text file written to a user’s hard drive that contains the User ID. The cookies record those areas of the site that have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long. The use of cookies and tracking technologies is now widespread by sites in order to track traffic flows.
Cookies and other technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to the Organiser or to another party authorised by the Organiser to collect information on the Organiser’s behalf. The information from use of these technical methods may be collected in a form that is personally identifiable.

The delegates shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Organiser, its servants and agents against all or any liability, claim, expenses [including court costs and fees of solicitors (on a full indemnity basis) and that of other professionals] or loss in respect of damage to any property or personal injury to or the death of any person due to the act, default, omission or negligence of the delegates arising out of or in the course of the performance of these Terms and Conditions.
The Organiser shall not be liable for any loss, damage or penalty resulting from any delay or failure in the performance of their obligations under these Terms and Conditions if the delay or failure results from force majeure events (“Force Majeure Events”) beyond the reasonable control of the Organiser.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, such Force Majeure Events shall include but are not limited to, acts of God, wars, hostility, invasions, acts of foreign enemies, rebellions, revolutions, riots, civil wars, disturbances, requisitioning or other acts of civil or military authority, laws, regulations, acts or orders of any governmental authority, body, agency or official, fires, inclement weather, rain or floods (however caused), industrial actions, strikes, lock-outs or other labour disputes, outbreaks, epidemics, pandemics, embargoes or other catastrophes affecting the circumstances necessary for the performance of these Terms and Conditions.
The Organiser hereby agrees to notify the delegates promptly of any such Force Majeure Events delaying its performance and to resume performance as soon thereafter as is reasonably practicable.

If any of the Force Majeure Events mentioned in Clause 9.2 occurs, the Organiser shall for the duration of such Force Majeure Event, be relieved of any obligation under these Terms and Conditions as is affected by such Force Majeure Event except that the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall remain in force with regard to all other obligations under these Terms and Conditions which are not affected by the Force Majeure Event.

The registered delegate acknowledges that he/she shall not be entitled to claim any compensation, reimbursement or damages from the Organiser should HI•TEC 2017 be hindered or prevented from taking place by any Force Majeure Event. In addition, the Organiser shall not be liable for any losses or inconveniences caused as a result of the above.
If any Force Majeure Event shall continue for a period exceeding one hundred and twenty (120) days, then the Organiser may at any time thereafter, upon giving notice to the delegate, elect to cancel HI•TEC 2017.

In the event of cancellation of HI•TEC 2017 due to a Force Majeure Event:
(a) the Organiser shall not be liable for any other losses or inconveniences caused as a result of such cancellation;
(b) details of such cancellation will be posted on the HI•TEC 2017 website and sent via email to the registered delegates’
       email addresses in the online registration forms;
(c) all registered delegates are responsible for checking the HI•TEC 2017 website for updates prior to the commencement
       of HI•TEC 2017.
The Organiser reserves the right to alter the programme, topics, and dates of HI•TEC 2017 without prior consent from and notification to the delegates. The Organiser reserves the right to change the line-up of speakers at HI•TEC 2017 as it deems appropriate.
In carrying out their respective obligations under these Terms and Conditions, the Organiser and the delegates shall comply with all laws and regulations applicable thereto.

In no event shall the Organiser be liable to the delegates for any indirect, consequential, incidental, exemplary, punitive or special damages of any kind or any loss of actual or anticipated income, loss of contracts, loss of profits or loss of goodwill, however arising and whether based on contract, tort or other legal theory and whether or not such loss or damage is foreseeable, foreseen or unknown.
The Organiser will not be responsible for the provision of dental, healthcare and ambulatory services during HI•TEC 2017 nor shall the Organiser indemnify delegates for any expense incurred in relation to dental, healthcare and ambulatory services.
The registered delegate shall purchase his/her own insurance, as appropriate. The Organiser accepts no responsibility of any nature whatsoever for personal injury, cancellation of HI•TEC 2017, theft or damage to the delegate’s personal belongings.

Delegates requiring an official letter of invitation for the purpose of obtaining an entry visa to Singapore to attend HI•TEC 2017 may submit their requests in writing to the Organiser at email: mohh.conferences@mohh.com.sg. The letter of invitation is not a commitment from the Organiser to provide any kind of financial support or hosting arrangement, nor does it guarantee that an entry visa will be issued. The letter of invitation will be issued to the requesting delegate only after full registration fees have been received by the Organiser. Expenses incurred on the visa application are at the sole responsibility of the delegates.
The registered delegate should have a valid passport, onward/return tickets, onward facilities (e.g. visas, entry permits, etc.) to his/her next destination and sufficient funds for his/her stay in Singapore. Please visit the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority website at http://www.ica.gov.sg for more information on entry visas requirements.

Delegates shall hold in strictest confidence any information and material labeled to be “Confidential”, “Proprietary Information” or with any other comparable legend to the similar effect received from or supplied by the Organiser (“Confidential Information”). For the avoidance of doubt, such obligations shall continue to apply beyond the expiry of these Terms and Conditions.

Confidential Information does not include information below:
(a) information which is already known to the delegates at the time of disclosure by the Organiser;
(b) at the time of disclosure by the Organiser, such information is already in the public domain or subsequently falls within the public domain other than by reason of  the delegate’s negligence or breach of the confidentiality obligation hereunder; or
(c) such information acquired by the delegates in good faith from a third party without breach of any obligation of confidentiality  binding that third party; or
(d) information which is independently developed by the delegates.
Delegates must promptly inform the Organiser about any unauthorised disclosure of the Organiser’s Confidential Information.
These Terms and Conditions are confidential between the parties and delegates shall not disclose the terms herein to any third party. Subject to the foregoing, the delegates’ confidentiality obligations under these clauses shall survive the expiry of these Terms and Conditions.
No amendments, modifications of or additions to any provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by a duly authorised representative of the Organiser.
The failure by the Organiser to enforce at any time the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or any rights in respect thereto shall in no way be considered to be a waiver of such provisions, rights, or elections or in any way affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions.
The delegate shall not assign either the whole or any part of its interest herein without the prior written consent of the Organiser, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Organiser may at any time in its sole discretion assign its interest herein or part thereof to any of the Organiser’s affiliates, the government or any entity designated or instructed by the government.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be illegal or unenforceable, such term or provision shall be deemed to be deleted from these Terms and Conditions and the validity or enforceability of the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect.
Nothing contained in or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or a principal-agent relationship between the parties and no party shall have any authority to act or assume any obligations or responsibility of any kind, express or implied, on behalf of the other party or bind or commit the other party for any purpose in any way whatsoever.
Except as mentioned herein, it is the intention of the parties that a person who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions shall have no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act (Cap. 53B) to enforce, or enjoy the benefit of, any provision herein.

In the event of any dispute, difference, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, including any question regarding its existence, validity or termination, the Organiser shall in its sole discretion elect whether to resolve such dispute or difference through mediation or arbitration. Delegate claiming that a dispute has arisen out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as a “Dispute”) must notify the Organiser in writing to this effect.

Mediation. The Organiser may elect to resolve the Dispute through mediation. Mediation shall be conducted at the Singapore Mediation Centre in accordance with the Mediation Procedure as explained by the Singapore Mediation Centre for the time being in force. The delegate shall consent and participate in the mediation process if it receives a notice for mediation from the Organiser. The parties agree to participate in mediation in good faith and undertake to abide by the terms of any settlement reached.

Arbitration. In the event that the mediation process mentioned in Clause 20.2 above fails and the Organiser, in its sole discretion, elects to resolve the Dispute or difference through arbitration, the said Dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration in Singapore in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC Rules") for the time being in force, which rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this Clause 20.3. The Tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator. The language of the arbitration shall be English. The arbitral award shall be final and conclusively binding upon the parties.

Continued Performance. The commencement of any mediation or arbitration proceedings shall in no way affect the continued performance of the obligations of the delegate under these Terms and Conditions, except in so far as such obligations relate to the subject matter of such proceedings. Nothing in this Clause 20 shall be taken as preventing any party to a dispute from seeking interim relief in respect of such Dispute. All aspects of the dispute resolution shall be treated as Confidential Information and the delegate shall not disclose the existence, content or results of such dispute resolution, except as necessary to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. Before making any such disclosure, the delegate shall give written notice to the Organiser and shall provide the Organiser a reasonable opportunity to protect its interests prior to such disclosure.

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire understanding and agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter referred to herein to the exclusion of other terms and conditions. The Terms and Conditions may not be amended or modified in any manner, except as mutually and expressly agreed in writing and signed by both the Organiser and the delegate. All other arrangements, agreements, representations or undertakings are superseded. For the avoidance of doubt, any other terms and conditions which the delegate may purport to apply under any letter, facsimile, electronic mail or any other document, are strictly not applicable, unless expressly agreed to in writing, signed by both the Organiser and the delegate. The rights and remedies of the Organiser herein are in addition to and without prejudice to any other rights and remedies available to the Organiser including those available to it under common law, equity, tort, and/or contract or otherwise. The Organiser may at its sole discretion elect to exercise its rights or avail itself of any remedies available to it and the exercise of any right or remedy shall not constitute a waiver of any other rights or remedies available to the Organiser.
The Terms and Conditions herein shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Singapore without giving effect to its rules governing conflicts of law. The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 to this Agreement is hereby expressly excluded.

Delegates of HI•TEC 2017 are eligible to earn:
a) Up to 8 Professional Development Unit (PDU) points, awarded by the Professional Engineers Board Singapore, as follows:
    • 7 March 2017 (both morning and afternoon sessions) – 5 PDU points
    • 8 March 2017 (morning session) – 3 PDU points
b) 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points, awarded by the Board of Architects – Singapore Institute of Architects.
     Delegates must attend all sessions on both days (7 and 8 March 2017) to be eligible for the CPD points.
*Delegates are required to submit their details at the registration counter during the tea/lunch breaks to claim PDU and CPD points

Keynote speakers

Mr David Campbell

Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
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Ms Susie Pearn

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Ms Serena Yap

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Mr Kristen Whittle

Bates Smart
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Prof Miao Chun Yan

Nanyang Technological University
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Mr Gunther De Graeve

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Mr Yeo Meng Tong

National Parks Board
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Ms Ng Kim Hoon

MOH Holdings Pte Ltd
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Mr Ian Gibson

Healthcare Delivery Modelling
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Mr Peter Bodon

The Simulation Group
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Mr David Morgareidge

Page Southerland Page
United States
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Mr Peter Barkman

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Mr Bryan Ong

Microsoft Regional Sales Corporation Pte Ltd
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Dr Kenichi Sato

Japan Primary Care Association
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Mr Serge Lefevere

DETOO Architects
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Mr Michael Hess

HGA Architects and Engineers
United States
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Select conference session to join:
Item No. Description Files
1 Mr David Campbell, Innovation in Australian healthcare: Challenges and opportunities HITEC2017-Topic01.pdf
2 Ms Susie Pearn and Ms Serena Yap, Healthcare projects planning and delivery for the future HITEC2017-Topic02.pdf
3 Mr Kristen Whittle, Nurture through nature HITEC2017-Topic03.pdf
4 Prof Miao Chun Yan, AI Empowered Unobtrusive Sensing for Ageing in Place HITEC2017-Topic04.pdf
5 Mr Gunther De Graeve, Enabling health facilities with future smart technologies: Considerations during master plan to quality patient outcomes HITEC2017-Topic05.pdf
6 Mr Yeo Meng Tong, Designing Therapeutic Gardens for Healing HITEC2017-Topic06.pdf
7 Ms Ng Kim Hoon, Designing Therapeutic Gardens for Healing in Nursing Homes HITEC2017-Topic07.pdf
8 Mr Ian Gibson, Mr Peter Bodon and Mr David Morgareidge, Using predictive analytics and computer simulation to improve the performance of healthcare infrastructure HITEC2017-Topic08.pdf
9 Mr Peter Barkman, Service design as a tool in healthcare development HITEC2017-Topic09.pdf
10 Mr Bryan Ong, Empowering Health With Smart Technologies and Intelligent Systems HITEC2017-Topic10.pdf
11 Mr Serge Lefevere, Hospital of Things - How to design a ‘Smart Hospital’ HITEC2017-Topic11.pdf
12 Mr Michael Hess, Enhanced Planning/Design Process for Healthcare Facilities through the use of VR Technologies HITEC2017-Topic12.pdf