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The Hospital Engineering Society of Greater New York



One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 22th Floor, New York, NY 10006

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David H. Koch Center

1283 York Avenue

NY NY 10065

3rd floor room 301/302

June 11, 2020

DUE to the COVID 19 Virus, We are working to provide an online meeting this presentation.

Title of Presentation:

Life Safety Automation With Internet Connected Devices:

A Case Study With Emergency Lighting



Christopher Hariz

Utkarsh Shah


Presenter(s) Biography:

Chris Hariz (BA Energy Systems, University of Pennsylvania) is the COO and co-founder of Hexmodal Technologies, a company that designs internet-connected fire & life safety systems. An entrepreneur and Y-Combinator Founder, Chris has founded and grown several previous companies in the facilities management space.


Utkarsh Shah (BSE Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania) is the CTO and co-founder of Hexmodal Technologies, a company that designs internet-connected fire & life safety systems. A full-stack software developer, entrepreneur, and US Patent holder, he previously worked in enterprise-scale data analytics at Palantir technologies.


Learning Objectives:

1. Analyze​ the operational and economic impacts of automating the testing of life safety equipment with IOT devices.

2. Compare ​the different components of an IOT technology stack and their functions

3. Identify and interpret the relevant NFPA and CMS regulations that allow for computerized testing of life safety devices and their requirements. 

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August 13Th


September 14th

Annual Golf Outing(TBD)

October 8th

Local Law 97 Update

Joint presentation

NYP Dan Mastin/ GEATAIN ENG Tom McGovern

November 5th

Annual Expo and Seminar

December 10

Career Development



Our Annual Vendor Expo and Educational Seminar were a huge success.

Thank you to all who participated! We look forward to seeing you throughout the year at all of our

events in 2020!



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