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The IFMA Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Lockwood as the foundation’s new director of academic affairs; it also regrets to announce the passing of longtime foundation supporter Norman Polsky.

IFMA People In The News: Steve Lockwood & Norman Polsky

IFMA People In The News: Steve Lockwood & Norman Polsky

The IFMA Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Lockwood as the foundation’s new director of academic affairs; it also regrets to announce the passing of longtime foundation supporter Norman Polsky.

Facility Professionals and Workplace Violence

America is reeling from a spate of recent workplace violence incidents that have rocked companies across the country.

Excellence in Facilities Management Announced by Global FM

The Awards recognize efforts by individuals or teams within the FM industry — from researchers to facilities operators — who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the workplace environment.

Submissions for IFMA's Facility Fusion Due 9/8/10

All abstract submissions must be new and never before presented prior to Facility Fusion.

Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore Joins IFMA Foundation Accredited Degree Program

The IFMA Foundation announces that Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore has joined 13 other universities as Accredited Degree Program institutions, IFMA Foundation-sanctioned providers of facility management degrees.

BIFM And FMA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The goal of the MoU is to help both organizations to provide enhanced services to their members and raise the profile of facilities management through cooperation and collaboration.

World Workplace: First Look at 2011 Products and Services

IFMA’s World Workplace 2010 Conference & Expo is a multi-national, multi-disciplined discussion on workplace trends, challenges, and best practices.

World Workplace 2010: Trends and Innovations Come to Atlanta

Now in its 31st year, IFMA's conference will feature more than 75 educational sessions and new product demonstrations by manufacturers from around the globe.

FM Sustainable Landscaping Guide Released

The Groundskeeper and the IFMA Foundation are pleased to announce the release of Sustainable Landscaping, a practical, real world guide on how to introduce and advance sustainable practices in landscaping.

IFMA CEO Tony Keane Selected to Greater Houston CVB Board

International Facility Management Association President and CEO Tony Keane, CAE, has been selected to join the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors.

White Paper: Economics of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate

The IFMA Foundation — a global leader in education and research for professionals in the built environment — has released “The Economics of Sustainability in...

Survey: Healthcare Needs More Sustainability Managers

The survey, podcast, and seminar series are part of the IFMA Healthcare Council’s mission to keep health care professionals abreast of the most critical trends in 21st Century hospitals.

IFMA Foundation International Student of the Year Award Deadline Extended, Judges Named

The IFMA Foundation’s inaugural International Student of the Year award — established to compliment the foundation’s longstanding annual scholarships — will be presented at IFMA’s World Workplace 2010 in Atlanta, Ga., U.S.A., and annually thereafter.

World FM Day Recap

Facilities management (FM) associations and professionals on five different continents celebrated the contributions FM makes to international business and the global built environment last month during the second annual World FM Day, held on June 24, 2010.

Cutting-edge Online Campaign – 'My Gulf Action' – Allows Everyone to Take Direct Action to Offset Gulf...

SmartPower, the nation's leading non-profit marketers of clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency, announced today the launch of My Gulf Action, an online campaign for individuals who are deeply concerned about the BP oil spill and want to help reduce our nation's collective reliance on fossil fuels.

Facility Managers Get Noticed!

Nominations are now being accepted for the facility management profession's most prestigious award, The TFM Facility Executive Of The Year. Submissions will be accepted until 10/1/10.

IFMA Announces 2010-2011 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The International Facility Management Association is pleased to announce its 2010-2011 executive committee and board of directors, which begin their terms July 1. Francis J. Kuhn, CFM, CFMJ, will serve as the new chair of the association’s board of directors, succeeding Thomas L. Mitchell Jr., CFM, CFMJ.

Call for Presentations Issued by CONSTRUCT

CONSTRUCT, which will take place September 13 to 16, 2011, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, is accepting submissions for the 2011 education program until September 6, 2010.

IFMA Offers "Facilities Snapshot" Quarterly FM Poll

The new survey features input from a broad cross section of IFMA members from around the globe and highlights the latest trends and developments impacting the facility management (FM) profession.

Celebrate World FM Day TODAY!

Join IFMA and facility practitioners around the world today, June 24, as we celebrate the second annual World FM Day.

World Workplace Keynote Announced: Alexis Herman

Herman will deliver the conference’s keynote presentation, “The Changing Global Workforce: Ways to Understand it and Leverage It,” on Wednesday, October 27.

Importance of Sustainable Building Practices Highlighted This Week

Held in Washington, DC, the week helps underscore the importance of sustainable practices to federal, state and local lawmakers, as well as the public.

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Grows

The increased attendance numbers are attributed to the strong education program, CSI Convention participation, and the prominent exhibitors on the show floor.

50 Receive IFMA’s FMP Certification in Macau

Fifty facility practitioners in Macau, China, received IFMA’s prestigious Facility Management Professional credential at the 2009/2010 Facility Management Professional Graduation Ceremony held earlier this month.

New York Tech Valley Chapter of IFMA Formation

The New York Tech Valley (Albany) Chapter of IFMA was approved by IFMA’s board of directors at their April meeting.

Legal Industry Council of IFMA Releases Benchmarking Report

This benchmarking report is the first to provide facility professionals in the legal field with a way to compare operational costs and best practices with others in the industry.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.

IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Retires, Position Becomes Available

IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Charles N. Claar, P.E., CFM, CFMJ, will formally retire this fall after 10 years of service to IFMA and the IFMA Foundation. With Claar’s retirement, the role of director of academic affairs is open.

Gearing Up For World FM Day: June 24, 2010

Members of Global FM once again invite all countries to join the celebration with the goal of raising the profession's profile around the globe — promoting facilities management’s ideals, not only within the profession and industry, but also among the governments and the general business community.

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Tracking Up

Increased attendance numbers bode well for the May 11-14 event in Philadelphia designed for the commercial building industry and senior executive facilities managers.

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