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Oct. 5-7: ASHE Conference will be all-virtual

The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) has cancelled its in-person Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition, scheduled for October 4-7 in Chicago, and instead will be holding an innovative virtual conference on October 5-7. The decision was made in light of COVID-19 and the ongoing efforts of hospitals and health systems to fight the pandemic in their communities. 

Previously, ASHE had hoped to hold an in-person event along with the virtual conference, but determined after monitoring progress with Illinois’s phased reopening plan as well as CDC and local guidelines that an in-person event is not possible in 2020. ASHE will deliver its first-ever Virtual Annual Conference October 5-7, 2020 and is working with speakers, sponsors and partners to create a reimagined digital experience for attendees.

“As excited as we were to put on a memorable in-person Annual Meeting in Chicago this fall, the health and safety of our attendees and staff outweighed any other considerations in our decision-making process.” said Deanna Martin, MS, CAE, ASHE executive director. “We’re looking forward to providing our attendees and exhibitors with a collaborative digital experience.” 

To learn more and register for the 2020 ASHE Annual Virtual Conference.