Symposia 2017 held to discuss healthcare trends

The conference held at Mumbai provided a platform for discussion of contemporary topics like hospital designs, infection control in hospital, fire and life safety in hospitals

(Left to Right) Mr Mihir Sanghavi- Treasurer, ISHRAE Mumbai Chapter, Mr R N Joshi- Co- convener of SYMPOSIA 2017, Mr Ajaj Kazi- President, ISHRAE Mumbai Chapter Mr Richie Mittal- National Secretary ISHRAE Mr Viresh Ruhal- President of ASHRAE Mumbai Chapter Mr Amod Dikshit – Convener of SYMPOSIA 2017.

Mumbai: The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), Mumbai Chapter organized the annual national program on Healthcare ‘Symposia 2017’ on July 7, 2017 at  Andheri (East), Mumbai, which brought together nationally renowned exhibitors, consultants and industry experts on a single platform from the Indian healthcare industry.

Key dignitaries present for the inaugural were Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, Head of Department, Bariatric Surgeon, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Dr Rohini Kelkar, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mr Hiten Sethi, Founder & Managing Director of Hiten Sethi Architects Pvt. Ltd., Mr Anil Dev, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Executive Officer Climaveneta, Banglore and Mr Siddharth Jain, Director, Zeco Environmental Solutions Pvt. Ltd. among other industry players.

Symposia 2017 brought together over 250 delegates from the Indian Healthcare industry and members from leading hospitals in Mumbai, Thane and Vashi as well as consultants and business experts from the industries like HVAC, Electrical, Monitoring System Providers and Safety Solutions Providers; to congregate, interact, network, discuss the latest innovations, source business solutions and gather invaluable expert support, all under one roof. This conference is supported prestigious associations such as AWESOME, FSAI, IAEMP, IFMA, IGBC, RATA and IPA.

The conference also provided a platform for discussion of contemporary topics like hospital designs, infection control in hospital, fire and life safety in hospitals, new trends in healthcare industry, case studies on hospitals, infection control and MEP services.

Symposia 2017 attracted industry leaders and key exhibitors including our Platinum partners Air-Visions Technologies Pvt. Ltd., K-Flex India Pvt. Ltd.; our Gold partners Pure Air; Climaveneta Climate Technologies Pvt. Ltd., etc.

ISHRAE is an association of 12000 members of HVAC&R engineers across India with presence in 41 cities. It also has 10,000 student members. The main goal of ISHRAE is disseminating the knowledge of HVAC & R through trainings and courses. Symposia is one such national event.  Other such events are ISHRAE Certified Professional courses in HVAC &R industry. Current National President is Mr. Vishal Kapur. ISHRAE Mumbai chapter president is Mr. Ajaj Kazi. Convener of Symposia is Mr. Amod Dikshit, Co convener is Mr. R.N. Joshi. The event is hosted and conducted by Mr. Mihir Sanghavi.

Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, Head of Department, Bariatric Surgeon, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai said, “Change in today’s technology is a need of the hour, where equipment and technologies aid our work as doctors. The ease of technology has allowed doctor’s in India to perform surgeries flawlessly which have been witnessed in other parts of the world. The collaboration of robotics in surgery is a growing concept and such innovation is required to aid the industry.  Engineers today are innovating technologies and developing devices which enable the surgeons to have a touch and feel the experience of the surgery.”