The Healthcare Engineers Society of Northern Illinois (HESNI) is seeking abstracts briefly describing seminar suggestions for the 2019 HESNI Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition, May 2-3 at the NIU Conference Center, Naperville, IL. How much information is required? At this time, the selection committee is interested mainly in ideas – so simply summarize your topic. In 1 or 2 pages, your abstract should describe:

  • Your presentation title
  • Key themes, take away points
  • Biography & photo of speakers (if already available)
  • Contact information of person submitting abstract

The 2019 conference theme is “DRIVE THE FUTURE.”  The theme will remind everyone of the need to keep the patient environment and experience in focus and at the center of all we do to maintain and improve our health care facilities. Past topics have addressed regulatory changes, infection control, energy management, new technology, and building planning, design, construction and maintenance.

Presentations should last 60 minutes with time allotted for questions. If you would like to be included in next year’s distinguished speaker platform, please send a presentation abstract by January 30, 2019. Email abstracts/questions to

As an Annual Conference presenter, you’ll gain:

  • Professional exposure to a variety of senior level executives 
  • Free admission to all conference sessions, interactive conference workshops 
  • Invitations to networking receptions or other social activities 
  • Conference attendee networking list (after the conclusion of the Conference)