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The event will feature industry-leading keynote speaker presentations, 84 educational sessions, and an expo with more than 85 exhibiting companies.
Tafel will oversee the development of the foundation’s annual Balanced Scorecard, a strategic performance management tool; manage foundation research projects; oversee the foundation’s grant programs; and in coordination with the director of academic affairs, implement the annual foundation scholarship program.
Aplebaum will ensure IFMA’s strategic objectives are being met through the association’s chapters, councils, and communities of practice, and that these component groups are positioned and maintained as the premier organizations serving stakeholders in their respective specialty or geographic region.
All information entered into BEX will be securely stored online, and the identities of those submitting data will not be revealed. All participants will have free and unlimited access to survey results, while nonparticipants may purchase an annual subscription to the results.
The survey tracked priorities, practices, investment plans, and financial evaluation criteria to understand what projects facilities managers are implementing and the solution drivers and barriers they face.
Additional World Workplace 2011 educational sessions will cover a variety of topics, including communicating with senior leadership, maximizing space utilization, and developing successful requests for proposals.
In spite of obstacles, fms largely report making progress in emergency preparedness and business continuity planning since 2001, while also noting there is more work to be done.
IFMA members are a diverse group of facility management professionals concerned with the form and function of the built environment. Representing 78 countries, they manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US $100 billion in products and services.
In addition to a conference offering more than 60 educational sessions and keynote presentations, the event will feature an expo as well as governmental agencies including the U.S. State Department and General Services Administration.
Teena Shouse, Global FM chair stated, “Between now and World FM Day 2012, let’s work together to create additional opportunities to raise the awareness of the value we bring to our organizations, network to improve our operations, and continue to grow as FM professionals.”