Upcoming Events

May 3 2018 Lecture /

Daniels Faculty: Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) Seminar / Workshop

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
University of Toronto
One Spadina Crescent

Students: $56.50 | Government/Academic: $282.50 | Corporate: $452



In Ontario, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is requiring that capital projects include an evaluation to assess whether design investments are meeting their intended outcomes. Canadian Standards Association will be developing a national standard to help facilitate a process to evaluating aspects of capital healthcare projects.

This symposium and workshop will shine a light on the design, research and evaluation approach available in the literature and through recent case studies from, funding approaches to research methods used to help inform healthcare facilities stakeholders. The facilitated workshop session in the afternoon will engage participants to share their views on processes and tools going forward and how to address challenges as well as providing input into the new POE standard being developed by the Canadian Standard Association.

Learn about:

—Why Post Occupancy Evaluation is important to your project
—Tools and methods available
—Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will discuss how the Ministry uses POEs in the capital planning process, and its view of a standardized approach
—Case studies in evaluations from Alberta, Ontario & the US  that include engaging the government for funding & developing  optimal, 3rd party outcomes and what the outcomes and outputs were
—Provide input to the CSA’s POE draft standard that is commencing development

For agenda and speaker information, visit the Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities website.