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At Facility Executive Live!, industry experts will present on a variety of topics that are of critical importance to facility management professionals.


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At Facility Executive Live!, industry experts will present on a variety of topics that are of critical importance to facility management professionals.

Session Schedule for the Facility Executive Live! Conference

9:00-10:00am
Facility Management & Technology: A 360 Degree View

Technology impacts virtually all areas of facility management, both as a tool for the administration of facility management and for facility and site operations. From service delivery and budgets to the Internet of Things, this panel discussion will help attendees evaluate how technology upgrades might be most beneficial for their facility departments.

Kevin Borg, Director, Facilities and Project Management, UCLA Athletics
Tom Grimard, Associate Partner, Syska Hennessy Group
Nicholas P. Lawrence, Vice President, Intelligent Building Practice, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
Brad Shokes, Senior Vice President and Business Lead for Facilities Flex, JLL

This session has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International. BOMI International graduates will earn one (1) CPD point for this session.

10:05-11:05am
Creating An Energy Roadmap

The energy landscape continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, facility executives chart a course for their organizations’ energy use — adjusting long-term and short-term plans as the need arises. With varied perspectives and experiences, participants in this panel discussion will share insights on opportunities and challenges for facilities related to: equipment and operations, measuring and managing consumption, renewable energy, emerging technologies, financing mechanisms, and more.

Ellen Bell, Manager, Midwest Clean Energy, Environmental Defense Fund
Brett Bridgeland, CEM, LEED AP, Energy Engineer, Seventhwave
Kevin Borg, Director, Facilities and Project Management, UCLA Athletics
Edward Krembuszewski, Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Manager, ComEd
Robert Wengel, Vice President, Facilities, John G. Shedd Aquarium

This session has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International. BOMI International graduates will earn one (1) CPD point for this session.

11:40am-12:40pm
Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter

This presentation will focus on the security awareness components of workplace violence and active shooter concerns for commercial office settings, including high-rise buildings. Topics to be covered are: building occupancy characteristics, typical security-related incidents, warning signs and indicators, response protocols, notification hierarchies, concealment vs. cover, what to expect when law enforcement arrives.

John Friedlander, Senior Director, Security Risk Management Practice, Kroll

This session has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International. BOMI International graduates will earn one (1) CPD point for this session.

12:45-2:00pm
Lunch Session:
Stories From The Field: Facility Executives Of The Year Roundtable

Leading a facility management operation involves diverse responsibilities and evolving goals. Since 2003, Facility Executive magazine has recognized facility management leaders with its annual Facility Executive of the Year Award. This lively panel discussion will feature past award recipients, recognized for their work related to energy improvements, water management, technology implementation, construction projects, and more. Hear about the initiatives and projects for which they’ve been recognized — and how they’re continuing to push forward for their organizations.

James (J.B.) Messer, Chief Facilities Officer, Community College of Allegheny County (2013 Award Recipient)
Ralph Linne, BOC, CPM, MBA, Director of Facilities, Hamilton County, OH (2016 Award Recipient)
Robert Wengel, Vice President, Facilities, John G. Shedd Aquarium (2012 Award Recipient)

This session has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International. BOMI International graduates will earn one (1) CPD point for this session.

2:00-3:00pm
Making An Impact With Workplace Design

Facility management is a key player in creating and maintaining the physical environment for employees in buildings. A parallel focus is often to keep real estate costs in check. As more organizations recognize the impact of their facilities on employee recruitment and retention, real estate and operating costs, and reputation, facility executives are front and center in delivering spaces that work.

Jeannette Lenear Peruchini, Interiors Practice Leader, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)

This session has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International. BOMI International graduates will earn one (1) CPD point for this session.

3:35-4:35pm
Next Gen FM Panel Discussion

The average age of the facility management workforce is 50.9 years old, according to a recent survey shared by IFMA. In the very near future, the profession will be facing a critical shortage of qualified new talent to fill the shoes of industry veterans. This panel discussion will focus on how facility leaders can prepare today for this expected talent gap in order to keep their organizations operating smoothly throughout the coming transition.

Kevin Borg, Director, Facilities and Project Management, UCLA Athletics
Jerry DiCola, CFM, SFP, FMP Director, Facilities Operations, Horizon Pharma, Inc.
Randall Niznick, Facility Manager, Retired US Navy Seabee
Jim Lord, Managing Director, Helbling & Associates, Inc.

This session has been approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International. BOMI International graduates will earn one (1) CPD point for this session.