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August 11-13: NFMT reschedules in Baltimore

Building Operating Management’s NFMT 2020 –The National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) Conference and Expo and Clean Buildings Expo (CBE) show announced the following: “[Our] management team wishes to express our deepest concerns for everyone impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus. We have monitored the situation closely, and due to recent developments and facts, the NFMT and CBE shows scheduled for March 17-19 in Baltimore have been rescheduled. NFMT will now take place August 11-13 and CBE will take place August 11-12 at the Baltimore Convention Center.  Click here to register.

Attendee registrations and exhibitor booths will automatically transfer to the new August 11-13 show dates. Additionally, NFMT and ISSA pre- and post-event workshops will move to coincide with the August dates. Attendees should check the site for the session updates over the next few months.

NFMT was launched in 2001 with the idea of a “Big Top” event for the entire facilities management industry. NFMT is free to attend and includes more than 100 education sessions, entry to the industry’s largest Facilities Management Expo, facility tours, networking events and the opening night networking party.  More than 175 industry experts will be speaking at the event. NFMT is co-located with the Clean Buildings Expo, featuring more than 25 seminars and an expo.

NFMT 2020 has reserved blocks of rooms in six hotels all within walking distance of the show.

While the NFMT Conference and Expo are free to attend, you can join NFMT for extra benefits. NFMT membership is a $125 a year and offers conference video sessions, an extensive video library, presentation slides from the last 5 NFMT events, webcasts, newsletter, early sign up for tours and events and discounts on pre-conference workshops.

NFMT and Clean Building Expo educational sessions are applicable to all experience levels. The agenda identifies sessions by level.

NFMT is an authorized provider of IACET CEUs, you can earn CEUs for any session you attend at NFMT and CBE. You’ll earn 0.1 CEU per hour and you’ll receive a transcript after you successfully complete a quick assessment for each session. For more information on CEUs, please click here.

Education tracks include:

  • Asset Management.
  • Business Management.
  • Disruption in Facilities Management.
  • Energy/Utility Management.
  • Operations & Maintenance Management.
  • Risk Management.
  • Safety and Security Management.
  • Smart Building Technologies.

This reflects the speaker roster as of March 12th. Please chceck the NFMT site in the next weeks as it updates the speakers and presentations for Aug. 11-13. Some speakers and classes we are excited about include:

  • Sean Ahrens, CPP. Security Market Group Leader, Affiliated Engineers, Inc.. T2.14. Disruptive Threats to Building Security.
  • Elizabeth Beardsley. Senior Policy Counsel, U.S. Green Building Council. W2.14.  How Climate Change Will Disrupt Building Design and Management.
  • Philip Ciulla. Account Executive, CPower Energy Management. R2.21. Power Shift: How DERs Are Creating a New Balance of Power.
  • Brian Cowperthwaite. Senior Director, Facilities Services Operations & Maintenance, The University of Chicago. R1.41. Emergency Preparedness: Risks and Resilience.
  • Patrick Dale. Management & Program Analyst/COR, General Services Administration. W1.37. Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act – Ten years after.
  • Alana Dunoff, FMP, IFMA Fellow​, ProFM.  President, AFD Facility Planning. W3.14. Embracing our Inner Disruptor.
  • Joseph Flynn. LEED AP. Senior Associate, Workplace Strategist, Margulies Perruzzi. W4.27. Home Base: Embracing High-Performance Workspace in Behavioral Health.
  • Brian Gilligan. National Program Manager, General Services Administration. R1.27. Indoor Environmental Quality, Building Health, and Comfort. W1.37. Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act – Ten years after. W3.37. Cybersecurity Basics for Building Personnel. W4.37. Bringing Water Efficiency Back to Front of Mind.
  • Fred Gordy. Director of Cybersecurity, Intelligent Buildings. R1.39. Cybersecurity Boot Camp – Basic Steps to Secure Control Systems.
  • Bill Kenworthy. Head of Product Strategy, Centrica Business Solutions. R1.21. Panoramic Power: How the Anaheim Ducks Transformed Their Energy Use Into a Competitive Advantage.
  • Jean Lupinacci. Chief, Energy Star Commercial and Industrial Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. T2.21.  Reducing Energy Use with ENERGY STAR: Update for 2020.
  • Bo Mitchell. President and CEO, 911 Consulting. R2.24. Bombs, Suspicious Packages, Active Shooters, Terrorism: How Do You Respond at Your Workplace.
  • Teena Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow. Principal, FM Transitions. PC1. Workshop: Building Your Value Proposition and Your Career.
  • Shari Solomon, Esq. President, CleanHealth Environmental. W3.27. Infection Prevention: Protecting Patients Through Proper Cleaning, Construction, and Design.
  • Edward Sullivan. Facility Group Editor, Building Operating Management Magazine. RG. Creating an Inclusive and Welcoming Environment. TG.GS. Disruptions in Facilities Management: How Will it Change the Next 20 Years? W4.14. Workplace Transformation: New Imperatives Are Reshaping the Office.