Full Schedule

All activities will take place at Atlanta Marriott Marquis unless otherwise noted.
Excel at facility management in the broader built environment with sessions that will forge your visionary leadership.

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Taught by experienced CFMs, this one-day workshop presents tools and techniques that can lead to success on the exam. Review competency areas you’re familiar with, enhance your knowledge in areas you may not encounter in your current position and stay on track to meet your CFM goal. Register

Are you in a leadership position within your chapter, council or community? Gain tips and strategies for leading your IFMA component to success. Leader training is an excellent investment in your component’s current and future value to membership.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Bill Stainton

When it’s showtime, all that matters are results; and in your business, as well as in your life, every day is showtime! In this entertaining and enlightening presentation, Emmy-award-winning TV producer, writer and performer Bill Stainton addresses leading high-performance teams in a high-pressure world.
Power Speaker Bill Stainton

Education is the cornerstone of Facility Fusion. Regardless of your role, facility type or business sector, you’ll gain essential insights into what matters now and in the immediate future for FM.
Educational sessions

Bob Schukai

With the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, our collective love for technology was set in motion; but now we’re discussing the ethics around technology — just because we’re able to do something, should we? Find out what to expect and the questions we should be asking as emerging technologies mature.
Power Speaker Bob Schukai

Bob Schukai

Imperial Ballroom Foyer: Marquis LevelAs Senior Vice President of Identity Solutions at Mastercard, Bob Schukai is responsible for the strategy, design, execution and support of innovative identity solutions to enable people to validate and authenticate themselves digitally in both payment and non-payment transactions.
Power Speaker Bob Schukai

An internationally recognized IFMA credential communicates your knowledge, enhanced skills and credibility to employers, clients and peers. Learn about IFMA credentials, including how to achieve them and why it's worthwhile to do so.

Tailor a learning agenda applicable to your job responsibilities and existing facility issues. Zero in on the topics that matter to you and your organization.
Educational sessions

Not your typical tradeshow, the Facility Fusion expo reflects the nature of the conference — an immersive experience focused on engagement and empowerment. At the grand opening, a special energy break will be provided, followed by a cocktail reception at 5 p.m.
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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Get up to speed on industry trends and standards. Make sure your organization is current, compliant and competitive. Better understand how FM fits into and enhances the broader built environment.
Education sessions

This isn’t passive learning. You’ll interact with solution providers whose products and services are helping shape the future of the built environment.
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Bill Stainton

Drawing on a distinguished military and corporate career, Shannon Huffman Polson shares stories of grit and reveals leadership strategies to help you harness your own inner strength, move beyond resistance and attain your goals.

Power Speaker Shannon Huffman Polson

Bill Stainton

One of the first women to fly Apache combat helicopters in the U.S. Armed Forces, Shannon Huffman Polson served for nearly a decade as an Army officer and attack aviation leader. She is the founder and CEO of The Grit Institute and author of the memoir “North of Hope” and forthcoming book “The Grit Project.”
Power Speaker Shannon Huffman Polson

Engage with thought leaders in facility management. This isn’t passive learning. Interact directly with those who are shaping the future of FM.
Educational sessions

Gain best practices for improving operational efficiency. Take away field-tested strategies for increasing employee productivity through a better work environment.
Educational sessions

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Bill Stainton

Serving as cybersecurity coordinator for U.S. President Barack Obama, Michael Daniel draws from his post at the highest echelon of government to sound the alarm on the global security threats of the 21st century, revealing the necessary steps for managing your organization’s cyber risk.
Power Speaker Michael Daniel

Bill Stainton

From the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment to the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management and the Russian efforts to meddle in the U.S. electoral process, Michael Daniel has maintained a pivotal role leading the U.S. government’s response to the most prominent cyber incidents of our time.
Power Speaker Michael Daniel

Return to work with new perspectives and solid techniques for improvements, enhancements, minor tweaks and major overhauls.
Educational sessions

Excel at facility management in the broader built environment with sessions that will help you forge visionary leadership.
Educational sessions

Better understand how FM enhances the broader built environment by seeing innovation and daily operations in action.
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