The Next FM Hurdle; Managing Effects of Climate Change
Rising sea levels, intensified hurricanes, drought and heat waves are on the increase. No, it's not scientific debate, but fact based conclusions already impacting us. Now, the role of the FM is to anticipate and plan means to mitigate business interruption and facility integrity. This session will review recent trends, experts forecast, and actions already underway in major cities across the US. With an understanding of the issues, the FM will acquire the knowledge to further explore the threats to their assets and outline mitigating actions for consideration.
1. Review facts of how our climate has changed
2. Analyze actions that U.S. government agencies, state and cities have undertaken
3. Describe the areas that facility mangers should be most concerned with
4. Discuss some mitigating actions that facility mangers should be considering now