3rd World Design and Health Congress and Exhibition

Published: 20 June 2003

A conference organized by the International Academy for Design and Health, to be held in Montreal from June 25 to 29, is providing the Centre hospitalier de l'Université Montréal (CHUM) and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) a unique opportunity to present their vision and plans for two new university health centres. Both projects will be discussed at the opening session and featured in displays throughout the conference.

"These international experts are here to present the most advanced knowledge about the role of the built environment on the healing and well-being of patients," says Dr. Nicolas Steinmetz, Associate Executive Director of Planning at the MUHC.

"This is an excellent opportunity for us to present our plans to experts in health facility design from around the world," says Dr. Denis R. Roy, Executive Director of the CHUM.

The program for this Congress includes lectures by specialists from Brazil, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States and Canada. Topics of interest include:

  • Two hospitals in Montreal
  • The affects of art and architecture on healing
  • A stress-reducing environment for sick children
  • Environments for cancer treatment
  • Hospitals around the world

Please see the following website for the complete agenda.

The language of the conference will be English.

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