ISHE 2020 Spring Conference: June 24-26

This is a critical event for you as an Indiana healthcare facility professional. Join us for the new dates of June 24-26 at the French Lick Resort for the ISHE Spring Conference so you can:

  • Get vital information from The Joint Commission, HFAP, ISDH, and ASHE
  • Ask other facility engineers about their challenges – and their solutions
  • Build a network that will support your career for years to come

Given the importance of these speakers and the chance to speak with other healthcare facility managers, this is a MUST-ATTEND event for not only you but also your leadership and all your co-workers. Register now!

Registration Information


With COVID-19 affecting most of us in health care, and the associated travel restrictions, ISHE rescheduled the Spring Conference to June 24 (golf outing, welcome reception), June 25 & June 26. We look forward to seeing you at the Spring Conference!

ISHE Spring Conference

Special thanks to our 2019 sponsors and exhibitors listed below! 2020 sponsorship and exhibitor registration is now open. Register today, as last year all sponsorships and exhibit spaces sold out well in advance of the Spring Conference.

The Joint Commission Speaker

James Kendig, MS, CHSP, CHCM, CHEM, LHRM
Field Director, Surveyor Management and Development
Accreditation and Certification Operations

James Kendig is the Field Director for the Life Safety Code Surveyors/Engineers at The Joint Commission. In this role, he oversees half (approximately 40) of the surveyor cadre who specialize in surveying The Joint Commission’s life safety, environment of care, and emergency management standards.

Previously, Mr. Kendig also served as a Joint Commission Life Safety Code Surveyor. Prior to joining The Joint Commission, he was a Vice President and Safety Officer for a four-hospital system in Florida on the “Space Coast”.

Mr. Kendig maintains certifications as a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional, Certified Hazard Control Manager, Certified Healthcare Environmental Manager, and is a licensed Healthcare Risk Manager. He serves on the faculty of the University of Central Florida’s Licensed Risk Management Program.

Mr. Kendig holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania. He is currently a resident of Florida.


Presentations are April 30th and May 1st. See details below.

Wednesday June 24, 2020

French Lick Resort

2:00pm – 5:00pm
Golf Outing

Join us at the Valley Links Golf Course, 8670 W State Road 56, French Lick, IN, 47432 for nine holes of scramble format camaraderie. Register for the golf outing by emailing Ron Shake at with your contact information. The cost is $30/person payable at the Springs Valley Club House before the golf outing.

12:00pm – 5:30pm
Exhibit setup

5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Welcome Reception-Exhibit Hall

Thursday June 25, 2020

French Lick Resort
Hoosier B & C Ballroom

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions-ISHE President

10:45 a.m. – 11: 45 a.m.
ASHE Advocacy

11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch / Vendor trade show

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
ISDH Update

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break (sponsorship)

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Exhibit teardown

5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Networking and Social Hour- Hoosier A or Valley Sports Bar

Friday June 26, 2020

French Lick Resort
Hoosier Ballroom

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast (Grand Colonnade)

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
The Joint Commission Part 1

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Joint Commission Part 2

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
ISHE Update-ISHE President

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
ISHE Board meeting


Sponsors / Exhibitors – Thanks to the 2019 Sponsors and Exhibitors Below!

Absolute Water Technologies
Absolute Water Technologies
Acoustic Therapeutics
Acoustic Therapeutics
American Research
American Research Specialty Products

ARSEE Engineers
ARTEC Environmental
ARTEC Environmental
ATG a JLL company
ATG, a JLL company
Belfor Property Restoration
Belfor Property Restoration
Buckeye Power Sales
Buckeye Power Sales

Camfil US
CEPro, Inc.
CMBuck & Associates Inc.

Design Collaborative

Door Equipment Company, Inc


E.E. Equipment Co.

ESCO Communications


Four Point Design
Garmong Construction

Guidon Design

Havel an EMCOR Company & Precision Controls of Indianapolis
HMH Contractors
HMH Contractors

Inspired TEC LLC
Inspired TEC LLC
Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls

Koorsen Fire and Security

KST Security
Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin

Loftus Engineering, Inc.


MESA Electronics, Inc.

MESA Electronics, Inc.

Midwest Remediation

Milliken Carpet

PDI Communications Systems Inc.

Performance Services, Inc.

Royalty Roofing
RTM Consultants, Inc

Sonicu LLC

Weas Engineering
Wurster Construction

See the photos from the 2018 Spring Conference.