Speakers


Learn from the Best and The Brightest


At NFMT Vegas, attendees gain insights from high regarded experts in the commercial and institutional facilities management industry. Our speaker team includes practitioners and consultants that have the knowledge and expertise to help improve the management, operations or maintenance of your facilities.


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


Sachin Andhare

Sachin Andhare


Director, Vertical Market, Commercial ,
Acuity Brands Lighting


W2.BIoT Solutions For Commercial Buildings, Lighting and Beyond

Michael  D.  Arny

Michael D. Arny


President ,
Leonardo Academy, Inc.


T3.ILEED Version 4 Overview

Kent Bagnell

Kent Bagnell


Assistant Director ,
Venetian/Palazzo Resort


T3.EProfessional Grounds Management Society and Landscape

Robert Beebe, CEAS

Robert Beebe, CEAS


Senior Director of Physical Plant Operations & Services ,
University of La Verne (Calif.)


T2.FAchieving Excellence in Maintenance Operations

Kevin Binnie

Kevin Binnie


Director of Product Management and Marketing ,
CopperTree Analytics


W4.BIoT, Analytics and Your Building: Hype or Reality?

Bob Cowan

Bob Cowan


Director of Facilities ,
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


T2.FAchieving Excellence in Maintenance Operations

Daniel Forino PE, CCP, LEED AP BD+C

Daniel Forino PE, CCP, LEED AP BD+C


Engineering Manager ,
Horizon Engineering Associates


T4.GThe Perfect Marriage of Cx Software & CMMS

Jeff Geoghagan

Jeff Geoghagan


Senior Consultant ,
Alexo Corporation, LLC


T5.AActive Shooters - What your tenants should know

Jacob Goldman, LEED AP

Jacob Goldman, LEED AP


Vice President ,
Energy Tax Savers, Inc.


W2.GMonetizing Large EPACT Deductions

John Gould

John Gould


Sr. Principal Consultant ,
JFC & Associates - Enterprise Asset Management Services


T2.BDemistifying The Internet of Things

Tim Harvey

Tim Harvey


Retired Division Chief ,
National Park Service, Park Facility Management Division


W4.CWhat Does a Mature Asset Management Program Look Like?

Cindy  K.  Heller, SFP, FMP

Cindy K. Heller, SFP, FMP


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


T5.HWomen in Facilities Management Roundtable

Chris Hollinger

Chris Hollinger


Senior Product Manager, Integrated Systems ,
Siemens Building Technologies, Inc.


T5.DThe Future of Building Automation is Tags

Bryce Hudey

Bryce Hudey


Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Manager ,
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory


T2.FAchieving Excellence in Maintenance Operations

Jim Inzeo

Jim Inzeo


Vice President and General Manager ,
Lellyett & Rogers


W2.HFour Things You Must Know About Document Management

Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E.

Dean Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E.


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


T3.HUtilizing Innovation to Transform the Future FM

Ram Kaushik

Ram Kaushik


Offer Manager, Power Management ,
Schneider Electric


W4.GWhat’s your Power Quality I.Q?

Chris Kluis

Chris Kluis


VP of Strategy and Business Development ,
Mintek Mobile Data Solutions


W3.EThe Importance of a CMMS as a Knowledge Management Tool

Michael Kozinets

Michael Kozinets


Chief Technology Officer ,
Facility Grid


T4.GThe Perfect Marriage of Cx Software & CMMS

Mike Leitzel

Mike Leitzel


Electrical Training Specialist ,
TPC Trainco


W2.FChanges in the 2017 National Electric Code

Moderator: Dave Lubach

Moderator: Dave Lubach


Associate Editor ,
Facility Maintenance Decisions Magazine


T2.FAchieving Excellence in Maintenance Operations

Bob Mellinger

Bob Mellinger


President ,
Attainium Corp.


PC1The Disaster Experience

Bob Meyers

Bob Meyers


Solutions Engineer ,
Schneider Electric


W4.GWhat’s your Power Quality I.Q?

Varun Nagaraj

Varun Nagaraj


President and Chief Executive Officer ,
Sierra Monitor Corporation


T4.DBACnet to the Cloud: From Concept to Reality

Ellen  Newell

Ellen Newell


Associate Director Facilities Management ,
Arizona State University


T5.HWomen in Facilities Management Roundtable

Davor Novosel

Davor Novosel


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


T2.ITesting, Adjusting and Balancing and Your Operating Budget

C. Paul Oberg

C. Paul Oberg


CEO ,
EPAC Software Technologies, Inc.


W3.CData, Data Everywhere

Greg Perry

Greg Perry


CRL, Sr. Consultant, Professional Services ,
eMaint


T5.EHow to Pass Compliance Audits With Your CMMS

Christine   M. Quigley, PE RRC LEED AP BD+C

Christine M. Quigley, PE RRC LEED AP BD+C


Principal In Charge/Senior Project Manager ,
Terracon Consultants, Inc.


W5.BThe Building Enclosure and BECx: Sustainability’s Next Reality

Rick  Reynolds

Rick Reynolds


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


W5.CBeeps, Leaks, and Easy Tweaks: Top 5 Solutions to Fire Protection Challenges

Lee Rigby

Lee Rigby


Certified Elevator Inspector ,
ATIS Elevator Inpections


W5.EElevator Essentials for Facility Management

Ed Rybarczky

Ed Rybarczky


Program Manager for Mechanical & Fluid Power ,
NTT Training


T5.FImportance and Benefits of Predictive Maintenance Programs

Tim Skell

Tim Skell


Sr. HVAC Application Engineer ,
ABB Inc


W3.DHVAC 101: Chillers and VFDs and BACnet – Oh My!

Jay Smith

Jay Smith


Executive Vice President ,
Lewellyn Technology


W5.FImplementing NFPA 70E 2015 for Arc Flash Safety

Joan W.  Stein

Joan W. Stein


President ,
Stein Consulting LLC


W3.FThe ADA - Stay Ahead of the Curve

Justin James Stewart

Justin James Stewart


Facilities Manager, BYU Library ,
Brigham Young University


W2.AEmergency Planning 101

Brian Stickler

Brian Stickler


General Manager - Northeast ,
Kee Safety, Inc.


T4.EFall Protection on Low Sloped Roofs

Dennis Swoboda

Dennis Swoboda


Vice President of Sales and Marketing ,
Blue Ridge Technologies


T3.DUnify Your Building and Reduce Energy Consumption with BACnet

Michael Tardif

Michael Tardif


Managing Partner ,
Building Informatics Group, LLC


T2.CBIM2FM: Leveraging your BIM Data for Facility Management

Jim Turner

Jim Turner


Director, Facilities Solutions ,
Markon Solutions


T4.FEssential FM Technologies

Terry Vergon

Terry Vergon


Director of Engineering & Maintenance ,
C&W Services


T3.CData Centers: The Maintenance We Miss

Dan Wagner

Dan Wagner


Director of Facility Service Programs ,
ISSA


W4.IThe True Value of Clean

Dale Walsh

Dale Walsh


President ,
Walsh Certified Consultants, Inc.


W3.HRisky Rocks and Damp Dangers

Jason Webb

Jason Webb


Director of ITM ,
National Fire Sprinkler Association


T3.ACoordinating Fire Sprinkler and Fire Alarm Maintenance

Chris Yorgey

Chris Yorgey


Senior Design and Development Engineer ,
Lutron Electronics


T3.BThe IoT of Lighting - Digital and Wireless Lighting