Knowledge - Past Events
Below is a listing of events which Blue Cottage team members have spoken at, attended, or followed because they looked awesome.
March 26, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Emily Temples, Jonathan Waller, and Harrison Jackson. — About HCD CitySCENE — HCD CitySCENE events are casual, regional networking opportunities for up-and-coming and established healthcare design professionals: designers, architects, hospital administrators, facility – Learn More –

March 17, 2019 - March 22, 2019
Atlanta, Georgia

— About 2019 Quality and Safety in Children’s Health Conference — The Quality and Safety in Children’s Health Conference brings pediatric quality and safety professionals across the country to one place, one time a year, – Learn More –

February 27, 2019
Houston, Texas

Participating from Blue Cottage is Jarntip Lutz, and Rheena Ware.  — About Bisnow’s National Healthcare South Event — Join us for this full day event to hear more about these topics and to network with the biggest influencers – Learn More –

February 20, 2019 - February 22, 2019
San Antonio, Texas

Kent Riopelle and Kevin Allard will present “Right Sizing the OR: Why Process Improvement Matters” at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2019, taking place February 20-22, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. — About HSPI Conference – Learn More –

December 9, 2018 - December 12, 2018
Orlando, Florida

— About IHI National Forum — For the past 30 years, the IHI National Forum has been the epicenter for quality ​improve​ment in health care. Those who attend — from health care visionaries to improvement – Learn More –

November 10, 2018 - November 13, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona

— About HCD — Devoted to how the design of responsibly built environments directly impacts the safety, operation, clinical outcomes, and financial success of healthcare facilities, both now and into the future, this healthcare design – Learn More –

October 10, 2018 - October 12, 2018
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Jonathan Waller and Harrison Jackson will be attending and volunteering from Blue Cottage. — About National Association of Health Services Executives 33rd Annual Educational Conference — Held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, the – Learn More –

October 8, 2018 - October 10, 2018
Austin, Texas

Juliet Rogers (moderator) and Julia Ingram Fetzer will present “The IPMO Model: Multi-Firm Collaboration for Healthcare Projects” on October 10 at 8:30 am CT, with Kris Gaw, EVP and Chief Operating Officer of Maricopa Integrated Health System; – Learn More –

September 27, 2018
Dallas, Texas

Julia Ingram Fetzer will be participating on a panel called, “Disruption is the New Norm—How Technology and Other Industry Disrupters will Impact Healthcare and MOB Real Estate” on September 27 at 3:20 pm CT. — – Learn More –

September 13, 2018
New York, New York

Attending from Blue Cottage will be Jason De Leon. — About New York Health Design Insights Networking Event — What is health and its relationship with the built environment? These relationships will be covered at – Learn More –

June 11, 2018 - June 13, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Attending from Blue Cottage will be Juliet Rogers. Posters linked below were co-authored by Juliet and will be on display for “Availability of Health Facility Design & Research Curriculum Opportunities in U.S. Universities: A Survey of – Learn More –

May 6, 2018 - May 9, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada

Attending from Blue Cottage will be Kent Riopelle and Kevin Allard.  — About HLTH — We’re creating an all-inclusive, long overdue forum for the healthcare ecosystem: A place where the ‘hard’ conversations take place and – Learn More –

March 26, 2018 - March 29, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

— About ACHE Congress — The opportunity to lead is an incredible privilege—a doorway to bring about positive change in the communities we serve and to be part of something bigger. Leadership, however, can be – Learn More –

March 25, 2018 - March 28, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

— About PDC Summit — The PDC Summit brings together senior leaders working in all disciplines of health care planning, design, and construction to learn, network, and discover ways to create value for the health – Learn More –

February 27, 2018 - February 27, 2018
Dallas, Texas

— About HCD CitySCENE — HCD CitySCENE events are casual, regional networking opportunities for up-and-coming and established healthcare design professionals: designers, architects, hospital administrators, facility managers, engineers, and key members of the local construction community. It’s a – Learn More –

February 21, 2018 - February 23, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

— About HSPI Conference — The Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2018 is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and concepts such as lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation – Learn More –

November 29, 2017 - November 30, 2017
Nashville, Tennsessee

Julia Fetzer will speak on a panel – “What Do Hospitals & Systems See Coming in 2018 When it Comes to Marketshare, Consolidation and Delivery of Care, and What will be the Impact on Real Estate – Learn More –

November 11, 2017 - November 14, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Juliet Rogers will present “From Competition to Collaboration: Moving the Science Forward with Multi-Firm Healthcare Design Research,”with Jeri Brittin (HDR), Kathy Oakland (Herman Miller), and Kathy Harper (Consultant) on Tuesday, November 14, 2017: 8:00 AM – 10:15 AM.  – Learn More –

November 6, 2017 - November 7, 2017
Toronto, Ontario

— About HealthAchieve — The signature conference and exhibition of the Ontario Hospital Association for over 90 years, HealthAchieve is an award-winning event and has long been one of the largest and most respected health care events – Learn More –

October 26, 2017 - October 28, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Juliet Rogers will speak at the event. Also attending from Blue Cottage will be Amanda Borgsdorf, Kevin Allard, Molly Bazzani, Jonathan Waller, and Radhey Raval. — About GLC Symposium — Despite the many uncertainties in the future – Learn More –

September 18, 2017 - September 20, 2017
Austin, Texas

Roxanne Butler will present “Innovation and Collaboration to Drive and Sustain Transformative Change” on Monday, September 18 at 10 a.m. CT, with Chad Miller, Manager of Operations Planning and Logistics at Texas Health Huguley Hospital. Ashley Dias will – Learn More –

August 6, 2017 - August 8, 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana

— About ASHE Annual — The ASHE Annual Conference programming gives health care facility management and engineering professionals the tools they need to navigate and adapt as the health care landscape shifts. Sessions showcase thought-provoking research – Learn More –

June 28, 2017
Addison, Texas

Attending the event from Blue Cottage will be Ashley Dias.  — About North Texas Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit —   The educational team at the Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute and – Learn More –

June 22, 2017
Houston, Texas

Jarntip Lutz will present on the panel discussion — “The BIG ROOM Concept & the Power of Pull Planning,” alongside speakers Tala Matchett (HOAR Construction) and  Jake Snyder (HOAR Construction) and panelists Ken Hedges (DPR Construction) – Learn More –

June 1, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Juliet Rogers.  — About IFM Annual — Attendees at IFM’s 2017 Annual International Conference (AIC) will be presented with the most recent scientific evidence on the ways in which neuroplasticity – Learn More –

May 11, 2017
Dallas, Texas

Julia Fetzer will participate in the Health, Wellness, and Life Sciences Council’s Panel Discussion, “From Silos to Synergies:  The New Landscape of Healthcare Real Estate Strategies,” alongside Lynne B. Meers (MEDCO Construction L.L.C.), Rives Taylor (Gensler), Paul – Learn More –

March 27, 2017 - March 30, 2017
Chicago Illinois

— About ACHE Congress — Healthcare management is changing dramatically. The landscape has shifted in countless ways, requiring healthcare leaders to engage with different perspectives, insights and knowledge. ACHE’s 2017 Congress on Healthcare Leadership offers endless possibilitiesand unlimited opportunities to – Learn More –

March 26, 2017 - March 28, 2017
Houston, Texas

— About Interlink 2017 — Healthcare Facilities Managers consider Interlink to be one of the best and most affordable opportunities for learning and sharing in Texas. Because the conference focuses on the unique opportunities and problems – Learn More –

March 16, 2017 - March 17, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Juliet Rogers will present “The Challenges and Opportunities of Delivering Care at Scale: Creating an Integrated Wellness Model” on March 16, 2017.  — About The Event —  The event is hosted by Department of Family Medicine – Learn More –

March 12, 2017 - March 15, 2017
Orlando, Florida

 — About ASHE PDC Summit — The PDC Summit is a dynamic industry event coordinated by a trusted network of not-for-profit organizations with expertise in health care planning, design, and construction. 100% of all conference revenue is – Learn More –

March 9, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

Participating from Blue Cottage is Brooke Anderson.  — About 2017 ACHE/CHEF Regent’s Program — According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare and social assistance industry is one of the largest industries in the country, – Learn More –

March 1, 2017 - March 3, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Kevin Allard will present “The Power of Simulation Modeling for Hospital Planning” on March 2, 2017. — About HSPI — HSPI 2017 is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and – Learn More –

November 12, 2016 - November 15, 2016
Houston, Texas

Julia Fetzer will present with Parkland Health & Hospital System and Judy Smith on Tuesday, November 15 – “The Parkland Women and Infants Ambulatory Clinic: Lessons Learned from Operational Planning and Design.” Also attending from Blue Cottage – Learn More –

November 11, 2016 - November 15, 2016
Seattle, Washington

— About Learn Serve Lead 2016:The AAMC Annual Meeting — The AAMC Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to discuss complex issues which cut across all missions of academic medicine; collaborate to identify practical solutions; – Learn More –

September 22, 2016
Dallas, Texas

Participating from Blue Cottage is Julia Fetzer.  — About Interface Healthcare Real Estate — Leading healthcare real estate owners, investors, developers and operators, as well as the hospitals, systems, physician groups and new groups that – Learn More –

September 19, 2016 - September 21, 2016
Orlando, Florida

Julia Fetzer will present “The Sprint within the Marathon: Operational Workflow Development” with Stanford Health Care on Tuesday, September 20, 2016  from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. Also participating at the conference from Blue Cottage will be Roxanne – Learn More –

September 15, 2016 - September 16, 2016
Austin, Texas

— About the conference — The 2016 COAA-TX Fall Workshop will be a unique opportunity to network with colleagues, learn best practices and help improve industry performance. The workshop promises to provide outstanding educational and – Learn More –

May 12, 2016 - May 14, 2016
San Diego, California

– About the Conference – IFM’s 2016 Annual International Conference (AIC) will emphasize Exercise/Movement and Sleep/Relaxation—areas at the root of the Functional Medicine Tree that have long been overlooked in clinical practice despite having powerful effects – Learn More –

May 11, 2016 - May 11, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

A conference jury committee meeting for the architectural showcase with Julia Ingram Fetzer (juror) – About Healthcare Design Conference – The Healthcare Design Conference is the premier event devoted to how the design of responsibly built environments – Learn More –

April 7, 2016 - April 7, 2016
Houston, Texas

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Julia Ingram Fetter. — About the conference — The program will include discussions about leasing and development trends, hospital system expansions, the impact of more retail clinics and emergency centers, and – Learn More –

April 1, 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Kelly Saran.  – About WiHL – The University of Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL) Organization promotes the professional success of women entering the public health and healthcare fields through – Learn More –

March 10, 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Acting as a Guest Lecturer, Ashley Dias presented to students at University of Michigan School of Public Health.

February 18, 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Kelly Saran and Stephanie Ebert.  – About WiHL – The University of Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL) Organization promotes the professional success of women entering the public health and healthcare fields – Learn More –

January 25, 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Acting as a Guest Lecturer, Christine Stead presented “Future-Proofing Population Health Impact & Analysis” to students at University of Michigan School of Public Health.

December 6, 2015 - December 9, 2015
Orlando, Florida

— About Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care — 2015 marks the 27th year of an event that has shaped the course of health care quality in profound, enduring ways — the Annual IHI – Learn More –

December 4, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Kelly Saran and Stephanie Ebert.  – About WiHL – The University of Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL) Organization promotes the professional success of women entering the public health – Learn More –

November 14, 2015 - November 17, 2015
Washington, DC

“Strategic Planning and Programming: Partners in Managing Population Health,” with Julia Ingram Fetzer (presenter), November 17, 9:20 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Also attending the conference will be Juliet Rogers, Phil DeBruzzi, Deborah Harkins, Ashley Dias, and – Learn More –

November 6, 2015 - November 10, 2015
Baltimore, Maryland

— About Learn Serve Lead 2015:The AAMC Annual Meeting — The AAMC Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to discuss complex issues which cut across all missions of academic medicine; collaborate to identify practical solutions; – Learn More –

October 16, 2015 - October 16, 2015
St. John's, Newfoundland

“LEAN: Improving Flow and Efficiencies in Existing and New Builds,” with Kent Riopelle (speaker). — About Key Elements of Delivering Good Design: Maximizing Efficiencies & Improving Care From Planning to Operations — CCHF is pleased to – Learn More –

October 1, 2015 - October 2, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Participating from Blue Cottage Consulting will be Kelly Saran.  — About University of Michigan Health Care Vested Interest Conference — The conference kicks off with this public keynote talk from Richard Besser, M.D., ABC News chief – Learn More –

September 21, 2015 - September 22, 2015
Austin, Texas

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Julia Ingram Fetzer and J.C. Buswold.  — About the conference — The 2015 COAA-TX Fall Workshop will be a unique opportunity to network with colleagues, learn best practices and – Learn More –

September 10, 2015 - September 12, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Attending  from Blue Cottage will be Juliet Rogers (Griffith Leadership Center Board Member)  and Christine Stead. — About The Griffith Leadership Center — The Griffith Leadership Center cultivates exceptional leaders who will transform health and healthcare – Learn More –

July 20, 2015 - August 21, 2015
Nashville, Tennessee

Blue Cottage team members Deborah Harkins, Chris Vishey, and Stephanie Ebert completed The Belmont University Massey Graduate School of Business Lean Healthcare Certificate Program.

June 2, 2015 - June 4, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

A conference jury committee meeting for the architectural showcase with Phil DeBruzzi (juror) – About Healthcare Design Conference – The Healthcare Design Conference is the premier event devoted to how the design of responsibly built environments directly – Learn More –

May 28, 2015 - May 30, 2015
Austin, Texas

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Juliet Rogers, representing IFM as a board member. – About the Conference – IFM’s 2015 Annual International Conference (AIC) will explore the wild and wonderful world of “omics,” including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, – Learn More –

May 7, 2015 - May 7, 2015
Detroit, Michigan

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Kelly Saran. — About The Conference — A panel of Detroit healthcare leaders discuss how population health management is being addressed within the local healthcare market. Source: Modern Healthcare

May 4, 2015 - May 5, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Juliet Rogers, Julia Ingram Fetzer, Deborah Harkins, and Roxanne Butler will present alongside leadership of Parkland Health & Hospital System as part of the Pebble In Practice Workshop Faculty for Maintaining Momentum – The Parkland Journey. Scheduled to open in August – Learn More –

April 27, 2015 - April 28, 2015
Houston, Texas

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Julia Fetzer and J.C. Buswold. – About the Conference – From the producers of the popular Healthcare Design Conference, Healthcare Design Academies are regional events that provide educational sessions and – Learn More –

April 2, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Stephanie Ebert will present on Process Mapping as part of the Project Management Series at Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL).  – About WiHL – The University of Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL) Organization promotes the professional success – Learn More –

March 25, 2015 - March 28, 2015
Jacksonville, Florida

Deborah Harkins will present on strategic planning and how to drive change as part of the Leadership Workshop on March 25, 2015. – About The Society of Trauma Nurses Annual Conference – *Pre- and post-conference sessions including TOPIC, – Learn More –

March 18, 2015
San Antonio, Texas

“The New Doc in the Box: Ambulatory Care Strategies and Design Implications” with Phil DeBruzzi (Blue Cottage Consulting) and Jennifer Aliber (Shepley Bulfinch) — About PDC Summit — The PDC Summit is a dynamic industry event coordinated by – Learn More –

March 16, 2015 - March 19, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Phil DeBruzzi. — About ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership — ACHE’s Congress on Healthcare Leadership brings you the best in professional development, opportunities to network with and learn from – Learn More –

March 16, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Amanda Borgsdorf will present on A3 Summaries as part of the Project Management Series at Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL).  – About WiHL – The University of Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL) Organization promotes the professional success – Learn More –

March 12, 2015
New York, New York

Participating in this event from Blue Cottage will be Jason De Leon. — About 2015 Health Care Update Forum — To provide health care providers, office staff and outside health care professionals with the latest information – Learn More –

March 9, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kelly Saran will present on Fishbone Analysis as part of the Project Management Series at Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL).  – About WiHL – The University of Michigan Women in Health Leadership (WiHL) Organization promotes the professional – Learn More –

February 24, 2015 - August 27, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Blue Cottage team members received certification for completing the Principles of Graphic Facilitation Workshop facilitated by The Grove Consultants International trainer Giselle Chow.

February 19, 2015 - February 19, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Participating in this event from Blue Cottage will be Phil DeBruzzi.  — About ACHE-MN — The ACHE Minnesota Chapter was founded in 2004 to serve all ACHE members located in the state of Minnesota. The ACHE – Learn More –

February 18, 2015 - February 20, 2015
Orlando, Florida

Participating from Blue Cottage will be Deborah Harkins and DeAnna Davis — About The Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2015 — Your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, methods and concepts such – Learn More –

December 3, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia

“The Hospital, Healthcare System & Physician Group Perspective on the post-Affordable Care Act Environment and Its Impact on Real Estate Usage & Strategies,” with Phil DeBruzzi (panelist) — About InterFace Healthcare Real Estate — InterFace – Learn More –

November 18, 2014
San Diego, California

“Plan What You Need and Optimize What You Own – Strategic Facility Master Planning for Healthcare Systems,” with Michael Knecht, Chief Experience Officer, Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta and Blue Cottage Consulting: Julia – Learn More –

November 10, 2014 - November 17, 2014
World Wide Internet

Blue Cottage team members will attend webinars and follow social media for the Autoimmune Summit. – About the Autoimmune Summit – In this FREE, completely ONLINE event, you’ll learn about the root causes of autoimmunity and how to prevent – Learn More –

November 5, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

Blue Cottage team member Phil DeBruzzi will be attending the event. — Event Description — CMS initiated pilots around new patient care models – pioneer ACOs, Bundled Payments, Medicaid ACEs, and FQHCs – that have – Learn More –

October 30, 2014
St. Paul, Minnesota

Phil DeBruzzi will be attending the following event. — About ACHE-Minnesota  — The ACHE Minnesota Chapter was founded in 2004 to serve all ACHE members located in the state of Minnesota. The ACHE Minnesota Chapter is – Learn More –

October 29, 2014
Metairie, Louisiana

“Bending The Execution Curve: Implementing Successful Organizational Change In Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations” with Paolo Zambito, Senior Vice President of Operations at Interim Louisiana State University Hospital; Stan Shelton, Senior Vice President of Planning, Development, and – Learn More –

October 16, 2014
Dallas, Texas

In attendance for Blue Cottage will be J.C. Buswold.

September 30, 2014 - October 2, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

“Population Health Assessment and other Strategic Healthcare Consulting Tools,” Technology Pavilion Exhibit with Christine M. Stead and Chris Vishey (exhibit liaisons) – About The Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo – The event is where industry – Learn More –

September 22, 2014 - September 23, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

Attendees include Deborah Harkins and Stevie McFadden — About Observation Patient Management Congress — Faced with increasing patient volumes, declining reimbursements and overworked ED staffs, hospitals must be prepared to leverage Observation Patient Management. Well – Learn More –

September 18, 2014
Austin, Texas

A presentation to discuss the advantages of using strategic business planning and operations planning during design phases with Julia Ingram Fetzer (presenter)

September 10, 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana

A lecture for Masters of Health Administration students at Tulane University with Roxanne L. Butler (lecturer)

September 10, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

Phil DeBruzzi will be attending the following event – Managing the Expanding Continuum of Care to Improve Health Outcomes-Integrating Acute to Post Acute Care and Achieving Success in Population Health  — About CHEF and ACHE — – Learn More –

September 4, 2014
Addison, Texas

“Assessing the State of the Market for Healthcare & Medical Office Real Estate” with Julia Ingram Fetzer (panelist) — About InterFace Healthcare Real Estate — The healthcare industry is literally changing every day and so – Learn More –

September 3, 2014 - October 21, 2014

— About Story Telling For Change — Acumen and The Ariel Group have created this hands-on course to help you develop your practical skills as a storyteller. Whether you work in an office making presentations – Learn More –

July 22, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada

A keynote address with Phil DeBruzzi (Blue Cottage Consulting) and Jennifer Aliber (Shepley Bulfinch)

July 11, 2014
Toronto, Ontario

“Planning Technology Into Healthcare: Can We Do It Better?” breakfast seminar with Christine M. Stead (panelist) — About International Academy of Design and Health — The International Academy for Design & Health (IADH) is a – Learn More –

May 29, 2014 - May 31, 2014
San Francisco, California

Attendees included Juliet L. Rogers and Christine M. Stead – About the Conference – This conference features six interrelated themes to help expand your awareness of food and nutrition as powerful determinants of health and disease. – Learn More –

May 21, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

A conference jury committee meeting for the architectural showcase with Julia Ingram Fetzer (juror) – About Healthcare Design Conference – The Healthcare Design Conference is the premier event devoted to how the design of responsibly – Learn More –

April 21, 2014
Houston, Texas

A graduate student design review with participants Julia Ingram Fetzer and Ashley Dias (reviewers).

April 17, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas

“Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Operations,” a panel discussion about the complex nature of health system operations, Julia Ingram Fetzer (panelist)

March 27, 2014

“Planning for the Evolution of Hospital Observation Units,” Juliet L. Rogers (presenter), Ashley N. Dias, and Meghan Tartell While the staggering growth of ED volumes and the increasing complexity of inpatient care create delays and – Learn More –

March 18, 2014
Ann Arbor, Michigan

“A Whole Brain Approach to Leadership in Healthcare,” University of Michigan Department of Health Management & Policy, Juliet L. Rogers (lecturer)

February 12, 2014
Ann Arbor, Michigan

An education session about the industry of healthcare consulting presented by Amy M. Perry