IFMA – CFM Credit, AFE – CEU Credit. Free to all qualified professionals.

 

 

5 Essentials for Improving the Project Closeout Process for Facilities Teams

Feb. 12th 2019 – 9:00am

David Trask, Senior Solutions Director, ARC Facilities
Learn about new trends and best practices for making the closeout handoff an easier more efficient process; and hear the requirements for successfully making the transition to working, responding and recovering faster.

Preparing for and Solving Everyday Incidents

Feb. 12th 2019 – 9:00am

Brook Werlinger, Branch Manager, Restoration Management Company
An open forum to discuss how to prepare, execute and complete everyday incidents that happen during normal business hours and after hours. These incidents include water damage, fire damage and mold damage. Type of damaged material includes building material and electronics.

 

Integrated Design Construction

Feb. 12th 2019 – 9:00am

Asa Plum, Senior Project Designer & Dir. Business Development, Shyft Collective
egration of perspectives, processes and approach from initial real estate selection through design, construction and post occupancy means a better path to better projects.

Next Practice in Reducing Risk: Client Education

Feb. 12th 2019 – 10:15am

Dr. Kenneth Sullivan, Professor, ASU; John Savicky, Dir. Sourcing Research, ASU; Dr. Kristen Hutado, Research Professor, ASU
Low Performing Contractors are costing you more than you think! How much time do you spend with RFI’s, incomplete/low quality submittals, change order claims, etc.? You may have no control over who the client/owner hires to build your project, but you can minimize that risk. Learn the next practice in risk reduction —– Client Education in 1) Tender practices that attract High Performing Contractors, 2) Better ways to evaluate expertise during selection, 3) Creating positive accountability, 4) Creating a measured environment during project delivery. You will learn about the value of an educated client and how you can lead them to better outcomes for their projects. High performing contractors reduce your risk, and make your efforts look their best. Go beyond the Best learn how to implement the Next Practices.

“Control” Your Destiny

Feb. 12th 2019 – 10:15am

Daniel Boswell, Controls and Service Sales Leader, Trane
Strategies for Lower-Risk, More Predictable Project Outcomes Have you ever had a controls project go bad and thought to yourself, “Curses! Foiled again!”? Well, you were not the first to think this and, unfortunately, will not be the last. This Trane presentation is an educational seminar to give local design, preconstruction and design-build teams the tools they need to move toward flawless execution.

Maintenance Innovation with Fault Detection and Diagnostics

Feb. 12th 2019 – 1:15pm

Jeremy Macdonald, Global Energy & Sustainability Director, ISS Facilities Services
New technologies exist to diagnose and solve building maintenance challenges. With a comprehensive program building owners can realize significant cost reductions and maintenance teams can focus on root causes and higher value work. I will present our case study for FDD that won an innovation award from the DOE.

Understanding Human Factors and the Impact on Safety

Feb. 12th 2019 – 1:15pm

Carly Baez, Dir. of Business Development, AZ Chapter National Safety Council
We design our workplaces with the most well-intentioned efforts to improve Safety, yet incidents still occur. We need to look beyond the standards, the controls, the safety policies and safety training…we need to look at ourselves as humans and know that number one, we are far from perfect and number two, our emotions and what goes on in our every day lives can impact our day in a positive or negative way.

NAC Technology for Hard Water

Feb. 12th 2019 – 1:15pm

Murphy Kormos, Founder,ScaleXPro
Municipality water treatment continues to get worse. You’ll get an overview of 20th Century water treatment technology and issues they create for addressing hard water.
Finally an introduction to 21st century water treatment with NAC technology for hard water.

The Science and the Art of Effective Preventative Maintenance

Feb. 13th 2019 – 9:00am

Marshall MacFarlane, Parks & Facilities Manager, Gilbert, Arizona
Need to start a Preventative Maintenance (PM) program from scratch? Learn the basics from what to include, how to schedule and even a few tricks to ensure your staff are engaged in PM processes.

Introducing Facilities’ Quality into Service

Feb. 13th 2019 – 9:00am

Patrick Okamura, Facility Manager, BAE Systems
Facilities is a service organization, however we are only as good as our workforce quality. Join me as we uncover the need to market organizational value and inform our internal staff as well as external service providers the incredible need to not only demonstrate value but deliver value.

Taking Control of Facility Maintenance

Feb. 13th 2019 – 9:00am

Tim Thomas, Sales Manager, Q Ware
Gain a better understanding of how a CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) application can improve the management of your facilities.

How I’m using a University FM Certificate Program to Develop My Staff & My Department

Feb. 13th 2019 – 10:15am

George Guilford, Asst. VP, Discount Tire; Nicholas Beaudin, Asst Mgr., Discount Tire; Dr. Kirsten, Research Professor, ASU
Abstract We are all looking to develop our people, as we know that benefits our employees’ performance, our operations, sustainability, & more. But what’s the right approach for your people & organization? After searching for structures that service busy FMs, we’ve partnered with a university to create that training & structure. George Guilford, Assistant Vice President, Facility Operations at Discount Tire Co., will share their unique structure & the benefits he is seeing. Dr. Hurtado will share the adult learning principles utilized to help organizations understand how to implement a similar structure.

Going Beyond Buildings

Feb. 13th 2019 – 10:15am

Patrick Okamura, Facility Manager, BAE Systems
Join me as we discuss how facilities management must adjust our mindset from striving to develop and sustain smart buildings to researching our occupant needs. Buildings support the business, however employees support the customer FM’s must focus on meeting the needs of the employees.

Building Communities of Compliance

Feb. 13th 2019 – 10:15am

Alan Miller, President / COO, SyberSafe
The presentation focused on the current cyber-risk landscape and especially the threat to enterprises introduced by the supply chain; and how to most effectively and efficiently address the broad risk. The best way to address this risk is to build a community of compliance-focused on 4 key pillars, correct policy adoption, effective and efficient operations, best-in-industry cyber liability insurance and, most important, excellent training.

Leveraging VDC information in BIM for FM

Feb. 13th 2019 – 11:30am

Steven Ayer, Assistant Professor, ASU
In this presentation, Dr. Steven Ayer (Assistant Professor at Arizona State University) will present his work on emerging virtual design and construction practices that leverage building information modeling (BIM). Much of his work has involved design and construction foci, which provide him with an in-depth understanding about current VDC practices. The resultant information generated in BIM during design and construction provide a wealth of opportunities for FM’s to better leverage BIM to make smarter operational decisions. These opportunities will be discussed during this session along with examples of the types of technologies that Ayer explores in his Emerging Technologies BIM Research Lab.

Solving Your Water Loss from A to Z

Feb. 13th 2019 – 11:30am

Brock Werlinger, Branch Mgr., Restoration Management Co.; Erik Lundgaard, Pres.; MSE Environmental
A breakdown of mitigating a water loss in your facility. Starting off by determining what needs to be done initially. Categorizing and defining the classification of the water. What procedures (per water category) to take during the mitigation process. What further damages may occur if loss is not mitigated properly. Lastly, what testing can be used to ensure loss is handled properly.