2023 Conference Program

43rd Annual Conference of the
Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society

Rejuvenating Healthcare Infrastructure

September 17-19, 2023
RBC Convention Centre • Winnipeg Manitoba



0800-1600        The Great CHES Golf Game

1830-2030         Opening Reception – Sponsored by Class 1 Inc.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Reception Entertainment: The Luminous Quartet – Sponsored by Precise Parklink


0700-0830      Breakfast – Sponsored by IEM Industrial Mfg. (Canada) Inc.

0830-0845        Opening Ceremonies

0845-0930        KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Sponsored by Honeywell

Isha Khan

Isha Khan (she/her) is a lawyer, educator and community leader dedicated to building a culture of human rights in Canada and beyond. She assumed her role as CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in August of 2020.

Born in Winnipeg, she holds degrees from the University of Manitoba and the University of Victoria. She worked in private practice in Calgary before returning home to lead institutional development and change management at United Way Winnipeg. She served at the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, first as legal counsel and then as Executive Director, moving forward several important rights-based initiatives and public education campaigns. Before assuming her role at the Museum, she was appointed by the Government of Canada to review the conditions of incarcerated people in segregation in federal penitentiaries.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, she is also a dedicated community volunteer who serves as Board Chair of United Way Winnipeg.

Throughout her life, Khan has helped build communities where everyone is respected and empowered to reach their full potential. She continues that work at the Museum, engaging people around the world in a growing movement for hope and human rights.

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