NFMT is known for its incomparable gathering of the best and brightest subject matter experts in the industry. During the three days, over 175 speakers will descend on the Baltimore Convention Center and share best in practice concepts and strategies you can implement for immediate and long-term benefits.


Check out our exceptional speaker line up for NFMT 2018:

 

   

   

T3.43Resiliency: A Whole Building Perspective W5.37FBPTA In Action: How the FBPTA Tools Can Enhance Agency Workforce Development & Build the Business Case for Training
Geoff Aardsma

Geoff Aardsma

VP, Client Services, Enevo

W3.27Beyond the Dumpster: The Benefits of IoT in Waste Management
Brooks Adcock

Brooks Adcock

Mobile Product Planner, Dude Solutions

W2.45Using the IIoT to Improve Maintenance Operations
David Auton

David Auton

Senior Director of Reliability Engineering, C&W Services

T2.24Putting the Fun Back in Functional Processes
Sabrina Bachman

Sabrina Bachman

Director, Community - Maryland, U.S. Green Building Council

T2.49Arc: Performance Score to LEEDv4 O+M Explained
John Bixler

John Bixler

Group Leader / Mechanical Engineer, NV5, Inc

T1.37The Reality of Project Turnover: From the Facility Perspective
Steven Bohlen P.E., RRC, RWC, BECxP

Steven Bohlen P.E., RRC, RWC, BECxP

Associate, Gale Associates, Inc.

R1.41A Systematic Approach to Evaluating the Building Enclosure
Charles Branche, Jr.

Charles Branche, Jr.

Technical Service Manager, Sodexo (at IMF)

T2.45Data Collection and Analysis Techniques for Facility and Maintenance
Karla Brandau, CSP, CF, RCC, CPBA, CPMA

Karla Brandau, CSP, CF, RCC, CPBA, CPMA

CEO, Workplace Power Institute

W4.18Make Employees Your Competitive Advantage
Tom Buiocchi

Tom Buiocchi

CEO, ServiceChannel

R2.18Stop the Insanity: Using Technology to Recover $20 Billion Now
Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM

Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM

Vice President, JDB Engineering, Inc.

T1.18Mastering Soft Skills to Enhance Success
David  A.  Casavant, CFM, LEED AP

David A. Casavant, CFM, LEED AP

Executive Director, The Sustainable Workplace Alliance

T2.39Surviving the OSHA Audit – Common Sense Solutions to Your Most Feared Compliance Issues
Gino Ciatola

Gino Ciatola

Project Manager, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

W4.41Repurpose & Renewal of an Aging Healthcare Facility
Russell Corriveau, CFDI, CAI, RL

Russell Corriveau, CFDI, CAI, RL

Training Development Manager, ASSA ABLOY

W3.39Access Control Locks 101
Michael  B. Cowley, CPMM

Michael B. Cowley, CPMM

President, CE Maintenance Solutions

R4.39Implementing Maintenance Planning and Scheduling R1.24Top 5 Myths of Maintenance
Jody Allen Crowe, M.Ed.

Jody Allen Crowe, M.Ed.

President/CEO, Crotega, LLC

R1.39Active shooters and Workplace Violence: the ROI of an Effective Deterrent
Jeff Crume

Jeff Crume

Distinguished Engineer, IT Security Architect, IBM Master Inventor, IBM

R2.49Hacking Everything - The Dark Side of the Internet of Things
John Curran

John Curran

President, LED Transformations, LLC

T1.27The Role of Lighting in Tomorrow’s Facilities
Jacob  D'Albora, LEED AP BD+C

Jacob D'Albora, LEED AP BD+C

Director of BIM-FM Services, AVP, McVeigh & Mangum Engineering

T3.37Advancements in Technology are changing the landscape of FM. How are they affecting you?
Robert de Grasse PE,PMP,LEED AP,CEM,CxA,CDSM

Robert de Grasse PE,PMP,LEED AP,CEM,CxA,CDSM

President, RD3, Inc.

W3.47Continuous Commissioning Success at Children's Hospital Colorado
Michael Ditton

Michael Ditton

Product Specialists,

W5.49Maximizing Cooling Tower ROI Through High Efficiency Submicron Filtration
Mike Donlon

Mike Donlon

Director of Research & Development, Computrols

W4.24Machine Learning in HVAC Controls
E. W.  Dovel

E. W. Dovel

VP, Public Sector, Orion Energy Systems

W4.21LED Lighting: You are BACKING UP if you WAIT any longer!
Cheryl Duvall

Cheryl Duvall

President, Avance, LLC

W3.18Soft Skills and Problem Solving for Facility Managers
Danilo Elez

Danilo Elez

Senior Vice President - Service Business, KONE

W4.45The Impact of IoT on Building Tenant Experience
Vince  Elliott

Vince Elliott

President, Elliott Affiliates, Ltd.

W3.43A Life Cycle Guide to Performance-Based Contracting for Services:
Jason Embick

Jason Embick

Instructor/ Consultant, PA College of Technology (National Sustainable Structures Center)

W3.21Toolkits for Building Energy Diagnostics
José Febres

José Febres

Technical Compliance Officer, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

T2.45Data Collection and Analysis Techniques for Facility and Maintenance
Jesse Fisher, PE, CPD

Jesse Fisher, PE, CPD

Senior Engineer, WB Engineers+Consultants

T3.21Occupant Comfort Complaints and Troubleshooting the Unknown
Stormy Friday, MPA, Hon. FMA, IFMA Fellow

Stormy Friday, MPA, Hon. FMA, IFMA Fellow

President, The Friday Group

R1.18The First 100 Days as a New FM Manager: Making or Breaking Your Career! W3.18Soft Skills and Problem Solving for Facility Managers
Kevin Fuller

Kevin Fuller

Executive Vice President, Interval Data Systems

R1.47Automation Commissioning: Getting the HVAC Controls Software Right
M. Bradley Gaskins, AIA, CASp

M. Bradley Gaskins, AIA, CASp

Principal, COO, The McIntosh Group

T1.39The ADA and the Cost of Non-Compliance
Francesco Genoese

Francesco Genoese

Senior Director of Technical Services, StructureCare

W4.27How Preventative Maintenance Mitigates Future Risk For Your Parking Structure
Jacob Goldman, LEED AP

Jacob Goldman, LEED AP

Vice President , Energy Tax Savers, Inc.

R3.43EPACT 179D Energy Tax Savings for Building Owners
Craig Goodwin, P.E., MBA

Craig Goodwin, P.E., MBA

Interim Senior Director, Facilities Management, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

W2.21Central Heating Plant Upgrades in a Large Facility – A Case Study
Fred Gordy

Fred Gordy

DIrector of Cybersecurity, Intelligent Buildings

R1.49Smart Building Technology - In The Hacker's Crosshairs
Tommy Gunn

Tommy Gunn

Head of Global Real Estate (retired), Philips

T3.45How to Select Key Metrics to Improve Facility Operations
Tyler Haak

Tyler Haak

US Northeast Business Development Manager, EcoStruxure, Schneider Electric

R2.45Before & After – How the IoT Can Transform BMS
Doug Haines, MPSE

Doug Haines, MPSE

CEO, Haines Security Solutions

R2.39How Facility Managers Can Get the Most from Thier Security System
John Hajduk, MBA

John Hajduk, MBA

Director, Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute

W2.27Strategic Electricity and Natural Gas Procurement R2.43Facility Condition Assessments (FCA): Is it Time for a Third Party to Review your Facility?
Eric Hall, AIA

Eric Hall, AIA

CIO, Site 1001

W3.24O&M or OMG? How to stop lurching from one disaster to the next by understanding what your building
Paul Head, II

Paul Head, II

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

T2.41Are You Compliant with the New Lease Accounting Requiements?
Sam Huber

Sam Huber

Manager of Design and Construction, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Inc.

T3.27Water Conservation: How / Why To Get Started
William Jacobs

William Jacobs

Assistant Virtual Design and Construction Manager, Whiting-Turner

T2.37Re-Thinking Construction Turnover
Mohamad Jamal, P.E. MBA, CxA

Mohamad Jamal, P.E. MBA, CxA

President and Chief Mechanical Engineer, A.J. Adam Engineering, LLC

W2.21Central Heating Plant Upgrades in a Large Facility – A Case Study
Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E., IFMA Fellow

Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E., IFMA Fellow

Director, Kashiwagi Solution Model Inc.

T3.41FM in the Age of Information and Automation
Kristin Kinder

Kristin Kinder

Product Manager, Ecova

W4.49The Art and Science of Achieving Waste Diversion Through Behavior Change
Jason Kunkel

Jason Kunkel

AEC Manager, CADD Microsystems

W4.43Getting the Right Data in Your BIM Delivery Models
Keith La Rose

Keith La Rose

Director of Business Development, CopperTree Analytics

T1.47Improving Performance by Leveraging Advanced Energy Analytics Together With Fault Detection & Diagnostics
Robert Lambe, CFM

Robert Lambe, CFM

President, Facility Issues

T3.18FM Metrics for Dashboards and Scorecards
Nicholas Lawniczak

Nicholas Lawniczak

Director of Engineering, CFI

T2.18Managing Diversity & Developing your team; How to inspire action
David Lewek

David Lewek

Principle Consulting Engineer, Gordian

T1.41Leverage Credible Data for Life Cycle Costing & Budgeting
Jim Loesch

Jim Loesch

Retired, Facilities Management Department, Johns Hopkins University A P L

W3.18Soft Skills and Problem Solving for Facility Managers
Neil Maldeis

Neil Maldeis

Energy Programs Leader for Trane, Trane

W5.45Hear What Your Building Says – And Translate for Decision-Makers
Craig Malesic, LC, PMP, EIT

Craig Malesic, LC, PMP, EIT

Project Manager / Electrical Designer, JDB Engineering, Inc.

W3.49Lighting for Mood
Daniel McKelvey AIA, LEED AP, NIBS

Daniel McKelvey AIA, LEED AP, NIBS

Associate Principal, Ayers Saint Gross Architects

W4.41Repurpose & Renewal of an Aging Healthcare Facility
Andrew Meyers, PE

Andrew Meyers, PE

Director of Engineering, Mona Electric Group, Inc

W4.39Arc Flash for the FM
Lewis G. Migliore

Lewis G. Migliore

President, LGMTCS and Associates

T2.31Failed Flooring Case Studies
Moderator: Naomi Millan

Moderator: Naomi Millan

Senior Editor, Building Operating Management Magazine

TG.16Stress on the Job: How to Deal
Bo Mitchell

Bo Mitchell

President and CEO, 911 Consulting

T3.39The 17 Gaps that Sabotage Your Emergency Plans & How to Fill Them
Travis Moran

Travis Moran

Strategic Partner, Gryphon Sensors

R3.39Drones and Facility Security: What No One Will Tell You
Dan Murphy, M.A., CFE, CFCI

Dan Murphy, M.A., CFE, CFCI

Executive Vice President of Business Development, Crotega, LLC

R1.39Active shooters and Workplace Violence: the ROI of an Effective Deterrent
Stephen W.  Nicholas

Stephen W. Nicholas

President, Air Industries, Inc.

T2.21ASHRAE Codes, Standards or Guidelines … What’s the difference?
Davor Novosel

Davor Novosel

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

R1.27How Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Impacts Your Operating Budget
Nick O'Hare

Nick O'Hare

Director of Marketing, StructureTec

W5.41Rules of Engagement - Managing Roofing Projects
Kyle Peczynski

Kyle Peczynski

Business Development Officer, Petros PACE Finance, LLC

R4.43Using Energy Efficiency Financing to Upgrade Facilities, Boost Cash Flow, and Improve Asset Value
Erika Picard

Erika Picard

Sales Director, Eco Engineering Inc

R1.45Innovation Through Disruption - The Energy Efficient Lighting Industry Adapts to the Technological
Doug Pilgrim, LEED AP ID+C

Doug Pilgrim, LEED AP ID+C

New Business Development and Sustainability Manager, Davies Office

W3.41Office Furniture Remanufacturing: The Facilities Managers Alternative to Stockpiling Obsolete Furni
Jason Porter, CPP, CRM, CFE

Jason Porter, CPP, CRM, CFE

Vice President, Pinkerton

T1.43Risk Wheel: Methodologies for Assessing Risk
Drew Reid

Drew Reid

Offer Manager Power Monitoring & Controls, Schneider Electric

T3.47Power and Energy Meters: Choosing the right meter for your facility
Rick  Reynolds

Rick Reynolds

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

W2.39Fire Alarm & Fire Suppression the Playbook for Success
David Riffle

David Riffle

Regional Application Consultant, Belimo

W4.47District Cooling and the Effects of Low ∆T
John Rimer, CFM

John Rimer, CFM

President, FM360

T1.24Driving Value to the Bottom Line through Robust Maintenance
Mark Roman

Mark Roman

President, Envision Environmental, Inc.

T1.49Essential Steps for Building a Strong Environmental, Health & Safety Program at Your Facility
Ron Sauter, CFM

Ron Sauter, CFM

Vice President, Martins Caterers

W3.18Soft Skills and Problem Solving for Facility Managers
Timothy Schap AIA, REWC

Timothy Schap AIA, REWC

Building Forensics Expert, Construction Process Solutions, Ltd.

W5.43Building Disasters Leading to Imminent Death (Well Maybe) a.k.a. War Stories and Lessons Learned
Paul Schenk

Paul Schenk

Manager, Terminal Development and Activation, Greater Toronto Airports Authority

R2.24Snow Removal from Parking Lots and Decks- The Economics of Snow Melting Technology
Larry Scholl, CEM, LEED Green Associate

Larry Scholl, CEM, LEED Green Associate

Regional Technical Consultant, Automated Logic Corporation

R1.21Chilled Water System Control and Optimization
Guy Sella

Guy Sella

Energy Information System Advisor, MelRok, LLC

R3.45Evolution of IT & Facility Management
Deepinder Singh

Deepinder Singh

CEO and Founder, 75F

R2.47Smart Buildings Improve Your Bottom Line
Allan Skodowski, LEED Fellow

Allan Skodowski, LEED Fellow

Principal, Rivion LLC

RG.16Developing and Understanding Best in Class Operations
David S. Slick, P.E.

David S. Slick, P.E.

Associate Principal, Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

W2.43Building-Related Forensics - A Guide for Facility Managers and Owners
Dana  Smith, FAIA

Dana Smith, FAIA

Director, DKS Information Consultants, LLC

W2.41Total Cost of Ownership: Becoming Better Stewards of our Assets
Mary  L.  Snodderly

Mary L. Snodderly

Project Lead/Manager, General Services Administration

W5.31GSA’s Government-Wide Strategic Sourcing Solution for Building Maintenance and Operations Services
R. Stephen Spinazzola, PE, LEED AP

R. Stephen Spinazzola, PE, LEED AP

Division Manager, RMF Engineering, Inc.

W5.47Data Center Cooling Strategies
Julien Stamatakis

Julien Stamatakis

Chief Technology Officer, Senseware

W3.45IoT is Here - is Your Facility Ready?
Peter Stroup, P.E.

Peter Stroup, P.E.

Director of Facilities, Harvard Medical School

W2.18Am I Getting What I Paid For? Beyond the Metrics
Michael Tardif

Michael Tardif

Managing Partner, Building Informatics Group, LLC

T3.24BIM Deliverables: You Get What You Spec
Doug Tellin

Doug Tellin

Owner, Electrical Safety Specialists, LLC

R1.43OSHA's Enforcement and Significant Changes to 2018 NFPA 70E
Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson

Co-Founder and CEO, AwareManager

T3.45How to Select Key Metrics to Improve Facility Operations
David Trask

David Trask

National Director, ARC

T2.43Tech Trends: Identifying and Fixing the Gaps in Your Emergency Preparedness
Paul Valenta

Paul Valenta

VP Sales and Marketing, CALMAC

R2.27Navigating Your Electricity Bill and the New Energy Landscape
Neal Walsh

Neal Walsh

Senior Vice President, Commercial Building Solutions, Aeroseal LLC

R2.21Significantly Reducing Your Facility’s Operating Costs – New Technologies Offer New Strategies
Stephen Weber

Stephen Weber

Flo-Tron

R3.41Leveraging Efficiency Gains to Finance Infrastructure Upgrades
Brie Welzer

Brie Welzer

Environmental Scientist, Green Seal

T3.49Innovative Products to Boost Your Green Cleaning Program
Gerald Wilkins, PSP

Gerald Wilkins, PSP

Vice President, Active Risk Survival, Inc.

W5.39Risk Mitigation - Preparing for an Active Shooter Event
Gary Williams

Gary Williams

Senior Project Manager, Conley Group

R2.41Design, Material and Installation: 3 facets of an Integrated Weather Barrier
Andrew Yip

Andrew Yip

Director - Business Development, Bosch Building Grid Technologies

R4.41The Arrival of DC Power in Buildings
Alison Zimpfer

Alison Zimpfer

Systems Engineer, Energy Management Collaborative (EMC)

R3.47Have LED lighting? Then get ready for controls!
Roger Zook

Roger Zook

Project Executive, Johns Hopkins Health System

W4.41Repurpose & Renewal of an Aging Healthcare Facility