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Nov. 13-14: NFMT Orlando helps you blaze a path to success


NFMT Orlando will be held Nov. 13 to 14 in the Orange County Convention Center. It is free to attend. Your registration includes access to more than 100 education sessions, entry to the Facilities Management Expo, facility tours, networking events and the networking party. More than 100 suppliers will showcase their latest products to aid in making your facilities better than ever.

Register here.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for Nov. 9 to 16, 2019 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel starting at $109 per night plus taxes and fees. A block also has been held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando starting at $269 a night plus taxes and fees. The deadline to reserve with the block rate is Oct. 25. Rooms are subject to availability. Click here for reservations.

NFMT was launched in 2001 by the publishers of Building Operating Management and Facility Maintenance Decisions magazines. In 2015 NFMT Orlando was launched to be a companion event, serving the southeast United States.

You can become a member of NFMT for $125 and receive perks, such as access to the session handouts prior to the conference and special lounges, food and swag at the conference. After the conference you’ll receive access to over 20 conference session filmed onsite at NFMT Orlando. To receive additional information or to become a member click here.

See the exhibitor list here.

Elevate your FM skills with 40+ dynamic FM conference sessions, 14 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) and 6 conference tracks to help plan a personalized agenda. Tracks include: Energy Management, Asset Management, Technology Trends, Safety and Security Management, Business Management, Operations & Maintenance Management. Click here to see the full list of sessions.

Here are some of the sessions The McMorrow Reports is particularly excited about:

Healthcare FMs

  • W4.23A Trust, but Measure and Verify: Measurement and Verification – An Essential Element of Any Facility’s Energy Savings Program. Robert Knoedler, P.E., CxA, EMP, Principal in Charge, Hanson Professional Services Inc.
  • R2.23A Monitoring-Based Commissioning: An Enterprise Approach to Maintaining Energy Savings, Compliance, and Occupant Comfort Across Multiple Facilities. April Guymon, PE, MBCx, Director, ETC Group.
  • R3.23B Critical Power Systems for Facility Managers. Tighe Robey, Director of Training, Nationwide Power.
  • W3.23D ADA: Your Questions, Answered. Joan W. Stein, President, Stein Consulting LLC.
  • R4.23D Legionella and Water Safety Programs. Frank Sidari, Vice President on Consulting, Special Pathogens Laboratory.
  • R2.24 ASuccession Planning and Institutional Knowledge Management Benchmarking: Tackle What Seems Like an Uphill Battle. Jake Smithwick, Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Commercial FMs

  • W2.23A Creating Financial Value from Facility Energy and Operational Data. John Petze, Partner, SkyFoundry.
  • W2.24A What Facility Managers Can Learn from the Best Companies. Stormy Friday, MPA, Hon. FMA, IFMA Fellow, President, The Friday Group.
  • W3.23B The Benefits of Drones in Evaluating the Building Enclosure. Tony Robinson, RRC, LEED AP, Project Manager, Gale Associates Inc.
  • W3.23D ADA: Your Questions, Answered. Joan W. Stein, President, Stein Consulting LLC.
  • W4.23A Trust, but Measure and Verify: Measurement and Verification – An Essential Element of Any Facility’s Energy Savings Program. Robert Knoedler, P.E., CxA, EMP, Principal in Charge, Hanson Professional Services Inc.
  • R4.23D Legionella and Water Safety Programs. Frank Sidari, Vice President on Consulting, Special Pathogens Laboratory.

Education/Government FMs

  • W1.31A Achieving 2020 Vision in Facilities Management. John D’Angelo, MS, PE, CHFM, CHEP, CMVP, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Operations, The University of Chicago.
  • R4.24A Information Flow to Front-Line Employees —Where the Rubber Meets the Road. Neil Crump, CFM, CEFP, Manager, Plant Construction, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • R3.24C When In Rome….The Maintenance and Repair of Culturally Significant Diplomatic Structures. John Dumsick, P.E., APT-RP, Senior Civil Engineer, U.S. Department of State, Overseas Buildings Operations.
  • R1.23A. Auditing Audits: Selecting the One that is Right for Your Facility, Project, Compliance and Budget. Alyssa Lynn Faircloth, CxA, EMP, Energy Services Engineer, TLC Engineering Solutions
  • R2.24C 5 Fatal Mistakes when Buying Building Services. Vince Elliott, President, Elliott Affiliates, Ltd.
  • R4.23B Address Operational Technology Cyber Risk Both Externally and Internally. Fred Gordy, Director of Cybersecurity, Intelligent Buildings.
  • R3.23B Critical Power Systems for Facility Managers. Tighe Robey, Director of Training, Nationwide Power.
  • W3.23B The Benefits of Drones in Evaluating the Building Enclosure. Tony Robinson, RRC, LEED AP, Project Manager, Gale Associates Inc.
  • R1.24C Achieving Excellence in Maintenance and Engineering Rich Steiger, Manager of Facilities Management, Orange County (Fla.) Government.
  • W2.23C How Technology is Changing the Built Environment – Preparing for Smart Buildings and Immersive, Personalized Experiences. Todd Boucher, Principal, Leading Edge Design Group.
  • R4.23C Taking Existing Buildings from Smart to Smarter. Mike Clayton, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Computrols.

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