Speakers


Learn from the Best and The Brightest


NFMT features some of the brightest and best subject matter experts in the industry. During the three days, over 175 speakers will descend on the Baltimore Convention Center and plant ideas that will extend back your office.


Here is the complete speaker line-up for NFMT 2017:


Rocky Arocho

Rocky Arocho


Director of Operations, Cybersecurity ,
Dunbar Security Solutions


W3.45The Convergence of Physical and Digital Security

Eric Bronson, NCQLP, IES-LC

Eric Bronson, NCQLP, IES-LC


Senior Lighting Specialist ,
Anixter International


W4.24Maintenance and Troubleshooting of LED Lighting

Jana Brooks

Jana Brooks


Manager, Event and Tenant Services ,
Maryland Stadium Authority


R1.39The Greening of Sport Facilities: Lessons Learned

Jeffrey Brown

Jeffrey Brown


Engineering and Infrastructure Director ,
Cumberland County


R1.18Here Are the Keys to the Facilities...Now What?

Sarah Buffaloe, LEED AP BD+C, Assoc. AIA

Sarah Buffaloe, LEED AP BD+C, Assoc. AIA


Building Enclosure Consultant ,
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff


W2.39What LEED v4 Commissioning Means To You

Alan Buohl

Alan Buohl


Service Sales/Estimator ,
GSM Roofing


W2.43Slate Roof Inspection and Evaluation

Michael Cason

Michael Cason


Assistant Director of Project Development ,
The Architect of the Capitol (AOC)


R1.37Capital Planning at the Capitol Complex: Developing a Leading Facility Condition Assessment Program

Neil Crump, CFM, CEFP

Neil Crump, CFM, CEFP


Manager, Plant Construction ,
The University of Texas at Austin


R3.43Information Flow to Front-Line Employees: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

John DeBenedictis

John DeBenedictis


Canadian Facilities Director, Enterprise Real Estate ,
TD Bank Group


TG.16Balancing Act: How to Hold Steady in a Fast-Paced FM World

E. W.  Dovel

E. W. Dovel


VP, Public Sector ,
Orion Energy Systems


R2.27LED, Technology Update and Future Potential

Raymond Doyle

Raymond Doyle


Principal, Director of Engineering ,
WB Engineers + Consultants


T1.37Reliability vs. Innovation: Introducing Emerging Technologies

Tim Duggan

Tim Duggan


Director of Cost Analytics ,
Gordian


T1.45Construction Data: Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

David Dunbar

David Dunbar


Assistant Sales Manager ,
General Pipe Cleaners


R4.37Providing Drain Cleaning In-house: Key Considerations

Eddie DuRant

Eddie DuRant


Regulatory Compliance Engineer ,
aryland Department of the Environment (MDE)


W1.24VOCs in Architectural Coatings: A Regulatory Approach Toward Sustainability

Shonte Eldridge

Shonte Eldridge


Chief of Special Projects ,
The Baltimore City Department of Public Works


R1.18Here Are the Keys to the Facilities...Now What?

Kendra Gastright

Kendra Gastright


Director, Office of Facilities Management and Reliability ,
Smithsonian Institution


W2.18The Smithsonian Institution's Facility-wide Reliability Maintenance Philosophy

Robert Golda

Robert Golda


Building Enclosure Associate ,
Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP


R1.27The Benefits of the Building Enclosure Commissioning Process

Brian Gray

Brian Gray


Director Clinical Engineering & Environment of Care ,
MedStar Harbor Hospital


W2.30Stormwater Planning for Health and Resilience at MedStar Harbor Hospital

Linda Green, JD, MPA

Linda Green, JD, MPA


Chief Administrative Officer ,
NYC Department of Education


W4.16Women in Facilities Management 2017

Sean Hartnett

Sean Hartnett


Vice President of Business Development & Sales Engagement ,
SMS Assist


T2.41How to Align with Corporate Strategies Through Data Transparency

Richard Hartt

Richard Hartt


Senior Technical Service Manager ,
Rochester Midland Corporation


T3.43Legionella Awareness Overview

Paul Head, II

Paul Head, II


Senior Manager ,
Ernst & Young Construction & Real Estate Advisory Services


T2.31Understanding the New FASB Lease Standard: the Impact on Real Estate and FM Operations

Cindy  K.  Heller, SFP, FMP

Cindy K. Heller, SFP, FMP


Manager, Real Estate Services & Facility Programs ,
National Security Technologies


W4.16Women in Facilities Management 2017

Kelsey Hirsch

Kelsey Hirsch


Vice President, Business Development ,
Sodexo


W4.16Women in Facilities Management 2017

Bob Holesko, CEM, CEA

Bob Holesko, CEM, CEA


Corporate Director of Engineering ,
The Kessler Collection


T3.18Energy Management Strategies and Opportunities

Brian Huey

Brian Huey


IoT & M2M Business Development - Smart Energy, Smart City ,
Sprint


W4.47Retrofitting with RTUs and Cellular IoT

William Jacobs

William Jacobs


Assistant Virtual Design and Construction Manager ,
Whiting-Turner


T2.45Integrated Digital Turnover: Successfully Collecting FM Data Throughout Construction

Richard  Kadlubowski, AIA

Richard Kadlubowski, AIA


Senior Vice President / Director, Architecture ,
Hoffmann Architects, Inc.


T2.30Building Envelope Basics - Preventing and Treating Exterior Distress

Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E.

Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E.


Professor and Director of the Performance Based Studies Research Group ,
Arizona State University


W2.21The FM Compass: Roadmap to Leadership

Doug Kincaid, P.E.

Doug Kincaid, P.E.


President and General Manager ,
Applied Management Engineering


T1.219 Mistakes FM Professionals Make

Christopher Kopach

Christopher Kopach


Assistant Vice President of the Facilities Management Department ,
The University of Arizona


T1.47Improving FM Performance with Data

Dr. Paul F.  Krasley

Dr. Paul F. Krasley


Vice-Chancellor ,
VA Acquisition Academy Facilities Management School


W1.37Federal Building Personnel Training Act (FBPTA) 2016 Updates

Jason Kunkel

Jason Kunkel


Senior Applications Specialist ,
CADD Microsystems


R3.47Getting the Right Data Out of Your BIM Deliverables

Mike Leitzel

Mike Leitzel


Electrical Training Specialist ,
TPC Trainco


R1.43Changes in the 2017 National Electric Code

Jeff Light, FACHE

Jeff Light, FACHE


Director, Strategy and Business Development ,
Trane


W1.30Improving Healthcare Infrastructure: Best Practices

T.J. Meehan, AIA, LEED AP

T.J. Meehan, AIA, LEED AP


Vice President of Professional Services ,
CADD Microsystems, Inc.


R2.47Implementing BIM for Owners

Rebecca Meier

Rebecca Meier


Channel Development Manager, North America ,
AVI-SPL


R2.41Managing the Collaborative Workplace

Moderator: Naomi Millan

Moderator: Naomi Millan


Senior Editor ,
Building Operating Management Magazine


W4.16Women in Facilities Management 2017

Monte Mills

Monte Mills


Operations Manager of Physical Risk ,
Arvest Bank


W1.45Protect, Detect, Respond

Nate Mitten, Ph.D.

Nate Mitten, Ph.D.


Sr. Manager of Property Standards & Improvements ,
Kimco Realty


T3.18Energy Management Strategies and Opportunities

Larry  Morgan, CFM, SFP

Larry Morgan, CFM, SFP


Head of Operational Excellence and Sustainability Initiatives for North and Latin America ,
SAP Global Facilities Management, Americas


PC1Deep Dive into Team Dynamics T2.18The ROI of Technology in the Workforce

David Nichols, CBCP, LEED BD+C

David Nichols, CBCP, LEED BD+C


Commissioning Services Senior Associate ,
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff


W2.39What LEED v4 Commissioning Means To You

Davor Novosel

Davor Novosel


Chief Technology Officer ,
National Energy Management Institute Committee (NEMIC)


T3.27Your Building’s Energy Bill Increases 5 Percent Per Year. What Can You Do About It?

C. Paul Oberg

C. Paul Oberg


CEO ,
EPAC Software Technologies, Inc.


T1.41Data, Data Everywhere

Greg Perry

Greg Perry


CRL, Sr. Consultant, Professional Services ,
eMaint


R4.45Hottest Trends in CMMS

Joe Pessa, IAQCP

Joe Pessa, IAQCP


Region Manager ,
Dynamic Air Quality Solutions


R4.39Air Filtration - An Energy Conservation Measure

Rick  Reynolds

Rick Reynolds


Vice President of National Accounts & Southern Region Operations Manager ,
ORR Protection Systems


W3.49Fire Alarm System Basics: Operation and Common Problems

Larry Riley

Larry Riley


Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer, Owner/Instructor ,
Access Safety Compliance Training, Inc.


T2.49How Do You Build a Strong Workplace Safety and Health Program?

Van Ripps

Van Ripps


President ,
Palmer Asphalt Company, Former President, Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association


W3.43Reflective Roof Coatings: Cool Stories

Brendan Robinson, PE

Brendan Robinson, PE


Director, Facilities and Operations, Corporate Real Estate ,
Under Armour


T1.47Improving FM Performance with Data

Anand Sankey

Anand Sankey


Director of Maintenance Services ,
Western Michigan University


W1.27Using Data to Drive Decisions: Key Performance Indicators

Tim Schap, AIA, REWC

Tim Schap, AIA, REWC


Building Forensics Expert ,
Construction Process Solutions, Ltd.


W1.18Strategies for Reducing Building Defects and Failures

Matthew Sexton, P.E.

Matthew Sexton, P.E.


Project Manager, Property Management - Engineering ,
C&W Services


T3.37Taking Control of Energy Costs through Comprehensive BAS Retrocommissioning

Steven Shapiro, P.E.

Steven Shapiro, P.E.


Mission Critical Practice Lead ,
Morrison Hershfield


W1.31Mission Critical Facility Trends

Zach Stern

Zach Stern


President and CEO ,
Elemco Building Controls


R1.45Importance of Proper Building O&M and Operator Training

Charlotte Styer, Assoc. AIA

Charlotte Styer, Assoc. AIA


Building Enclosure Consultant ,
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff


W2.39What LEED v4 Commissioning Means To You

Paul Totten, P.E.

Paul Totten, P.E.


Vice President ,
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff


T2.39Design Considerations for Climate Change

Ashley Traut

Ashley Traut


Senior Manager for Innovative Stormwater Projects ,
Blue Water Baltimore


W2.30Stormwater Planning for Health and Resilience at MedStar Harbor Hospital

Jim Turner

Jim Turner


Director, Facilities Solutions ,
Markon Solutions


R3.37Essential FM Technologies

Michael Uhl

Michael Uhl


Manager - Design and Development ,
Hitachi Americas - Energy Solutions Division


R2.24Moving O&M Costs Off Balance Sheets, While Increasing Value

Christopher Walinski

Christopher Walinski


Building Operations Manager ,
Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.


R2.39Using Efficiency to Afford Improved Indoor Environmental Quality

Richard Walsh

Richard Walsh


Program Lead, Clean Energy Solutions ,
WGL Energy


T1.27How Can Achieving Net Zero Improve Your Bottom Line

Jason Webb

Jason Webb


Director of ITM ,
National Fire Sprinkler Association


W4.49A Look Inside Fire Sprinkler Maintenance Programs

John Wilson

John Wilson


Energy Efficiency Program Manager ,
Pennsylvania College of Technology


T2.245 Low-Cost Ways to Improve Lighting Efficiency