WHEA’s 54th Annual Conference

September 17-20, 2019

Additional information available in April.

Technical Exhibition – Wednesday, September 18th
Open House – Tuesday, September 17th

Registration open January 1st.

Location: Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel / Fox Cities Exhibition Center, Appleton, WI



The annual conference provides a variety of educational programs including code updates and additional current topics for all healthcare facility managers and engineers. In addition to the opportunity to enjoy time at the technical exhibits, you will be provided ample time to relax, network with your peers, and enjoy the La Crosse area.

Education Agenda

This conference revolves around three days of intense healthcare engineering educational programs. The full agenda will be available soon.

All speakers have exceptional credentials and you will leave the conference with the most current information available to give you the tools to excel.

Special Events

The 2018 Annual Conference special events have been planned to give you the opportunity to network professionally and socially with peers.

Annual Technical Exhibition — this exhibition will provide you with an update on all of the latest technology in the health care engineering field with a chance to meet the excellent firms that can supply and provide service of that technology to you.

Conference Open House / Social Evening — this social event is an evening of relaxed conversation with the emphasis on renewing friendships and making new ones. Members and guests, retired members and guests, and registered exhibitors are invited.

The Annual Banquet and Awards Program – The annual banquet and awards program is a time to network, relax and recognize the hard work and dedication given by our members. This year’s event will be held off-site (round trip transportation provided) for some “fun and games” with your WHEA friends and colleagues.  Join us for a buffet dinner, awards ceremony and some good old fashioned fun times.  Prizes will be awarded based on participation and enthusiasm.  Attire is casual.

Registration and Fees:

Only online registrations will be accepted.

$240  – Early Bird Full Conference (register and pay by July 27)
(covers the cost of educational programs, program materials, handouts, breaks, noon luncheons, annual banquet*, and special events.)
$280   – Full Conference (register and pay after July 27)
(covers the cost of educational programs, program materials, handouts, breaks, noon luncheons, annual banquet*, and special events.)
$100   – One Day Conference
(covers the cost of educational programs, program materials, handouts, and breaks. Does not include special events passes or banquet tickets*.)
$  50   – Spouse Program
(includes programs planned for spouses, entry into the Tuesday Open House and Wednesday’s Technical Exhibition and a banquet ticket*.)

*Additional banquet tickets can be purchased at the conference for one day registrants and/or additional guests.

All fees must be received by the beginning of the conference. If your registration fee is not received before the beginning of the conference, you will be asked to pay with a credit card when you register.

Cancellation Policy

A non-refundable charge of $50 will be retained for any cancellation received after September 4.  All cancellations must be emailed to info@whea.com. No refunds will be made after the conference has started.

Early Bird Prize Drawing

If you register and pay before July 6, you will be eligible for a special drawing. If your name is drawn, you will receive free lodging for the entire conference at the Radisson Hotel La Crosse. The winner will be notified by email.


Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the Radisson Hotel La Crosse and a number of other hotels in close proximity to the La Crosse Center. All hotels will have discounted rates for conference attendees. To make room reservations, you will find detailed hotel registration information on Travel and Hotel information webpage, identify yourself as part of the WHEA Annual Conference to receive this special discounted rate. Be sure to call and reserve your room early!

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact:
Jane Bruvold, WHEA Administrative Assistant
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