You are not in this alone….How to best optimize your contracted services by Ted Ritter, Teena Shouse and Peter Stroup

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Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST
Date: February 15, 2017


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Falling Ice and Snow – Mitigating Your Facility Risk by Mike Carter & Roman Stangl

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Falling ice and snow from buildings and structures can pose a real risk to people and property.

If fallen ice is visible on a walking surface, are pedestrians likely to perceive a danger? If the number of “Danger/Caution – Falling Ice” signs that show up on our urban sidewalks is an indication, the answer is likely “yes”. However, this leads to the next question:

“Do these signs really reduce management and owner liability?”

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IFMA FMCC Webinar Review: Emergency Planning, Risk Management and Business Continuity, A Program of Up to Date Knowledge for FM Leaders by Stephen Brown

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Date:
Thu, January 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST

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Collaboration and Cloud Computing

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A second technology trend, cloud computing, is underway throughout the business world in general, following BIM’s steadily expanding role in the world of FM.

Cloud computing provides significant benefits to users by reducing IT management costs.  More interesting to facility managers however is the potential for cloud computing to provide a platform for collaboration.

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Do you have a Business Continuity Plan yet? Read FMCC White Paper

risk and business continuity in Facility ManagementIFMA Facility Management Consultant’s Council (FMCC) has recently released a White Paper on Business Continuity.

I wrote it to give Facility Managers an informative overview of  a responsibility that is very often relegated to a lower priority. Many countries have expectations that responsible businesses will take appropriate measures to protect their occupants and their operations.

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FMCC Call for Applications – KIT TUVESON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2016

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KIT TUVESON SCHOLARSHIP AWARD 2016

The FMCC recognizes the value of the IFMA credential. To that end, the Council announces the Kit Tuveson Scholarship Award for 2016.

The purpose is to reward a practicing consultant who has exhibited excellence in the FM profession, and will use the award to maintain his/her credentials. 

The award is named after Kit Tuveson, a respected and recognized practitioner, who has contributed immensely to facility management  and “budding” consultants.  The award recognizes both his personal and professional contributions to the FMCC, IFMA and FM.

All interested consultant practitioners are invited to apply for this scholarship by contacting Daniel Goldsmith at daniel@dmgmc.com

Nominations are to be submitted by August 19th, 2016 23:59 (11:59pm) Central Time Houston

Download the KTS-Application.docx 

 

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World FM Day – Join the live video conversation train! July 13, 2016 is World FM Day.

IFMA would like to invite you to be a part of World FM Week (July 11-15) by joining the live video conversation train. Here’s how:

 Download the free Periscope app on your mobile device ….more details here:

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FM Consultants Podcast 2015-21 on Academic Design Trends with Kay Sergeant, Lisa Killaby, and Greg Tew (U.S.A.) and David Reynolds (USA)

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FM Consultants Podcast 2015-21 on Academic Design Trends:
Back to School, How Academic Design Trends Are Reshaping The Workplace.

Designing for a competitive edge to keep talent.

Panel:
Kay Sargent, Director of Workplace Strategies, Lend Lease
Lisa Killaby, Principal, ADD Inc.
Greg Tew, Associate Professor & Director of Professional and Industry Relations, Virginia Tech
David Reynolds, CFM
Chris PayneCSS Consultancy

Overview:

This interview follows on an FMCC webinar with principal designers and teachers Lisa Killaby, Kay Sargent, and Greg Tew with the title, Back to School, How Academic Design Trends Are Reshaping The Workplace. In a convincing way, Lisa, Kay, and Greg make the point that the modern academic and corporate built environments can be indistinguishable from each other. We FMs are wholly aware that the organizations we serve increasingly seek a dynamic and diverse workforce and a culture of mentorship, collaboration, community, discovery, innovation, and well being in a variety of physical settings.  A welcoming environment for data center administrators, say, might look and feel different from one for marketing, but the same elements can be present to confer positive business results. All the same, FMs must contribute to life cycle models that include ROI in order to support executive decision making and to plan our budgets.  Academic facilities and their use can give us a look ahead. And in these times, “ahead” becomes “right now” very soon.

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World FM Day 2016: Virtual Conference – Webinar Event by IFMA’s FM Consultants Council

The World FM Day 2016 Event Team proudly presents:

Ondrej Strup
David Reynolds
Teena Shouse
Joshua Amos
Markus Groll

 

Virtual Conference – Webinar Event by IFMA’s FM Consultants Council

Date:  13 July 2016  –  events between 11-15 July 2016

Join us in a virtual conference on 18 sessions around the world!

Listen to over 25 professionals in our 31 hours long MEGA-session!

All webinars will be available after the event here in our blog, on youtube and as podcasts.

 

Speakers:

Val Moraes
Teena Shouse
David Reynolds
Gay Tuttle
Geoff Parnell
Paul Doherty
Shamsher Sindhu
RajeshDebroy
Ryan Darnell
Mohamed El Agroudy
Ondrej Strup
Collins Osayamwen
Olumide Aina
Francisco Abrantes
RiardoCrepaldi
Mike Liddle
Stephen Brown
Michel Theriault
Mark Sekula
Darlene Frantz
Peter Stroup
Richard Fanelli
Paul Carder
Bill Conely
Chris Leake
Martin Leitch
Markus Groll

 Moderators:

Joshua Amos
David Reynolds
Ondrej Strup
RiardoCrepaldi
Mohamed El Agroudy
Mark Sekula

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FM Consultants Podcast 2015-20 – Discussion with Jeremy Swanner (USA) and David Reynolds (USA)

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FM Consultants Podcast 2015-20 – Discussion with Jeremy Swanner
Pay Me Now or Pay Me a Lot More Later: How To Get the Budget You Need to Prevent Catastrophes, Not Clean Them Up

Panel:
David Reynolds, CFM, FMP
Jeremy Swanner, Executive Vice President, RLE Technologies

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World FM Day – Awareness For Your Profession And Your FM Department July 13, 2016 is World FM Day.

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It is supported through GlobalFM, and the member organizations including International Facility Management Association (IFMA), FMAustralia, FM Association of New Zealand, British Institute of Facility Management (BIFM), Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), South Africa Facility Management Association (SAFMA), Association of Brazil Facilities (ABRAFAC), and the Hungarian Facility Management Society (HFMS) as well as the combined members of EuroFM.

There will be events and activities scheduled throughout the period from July 11 to 15th to increase awareness and to advance knowledge of the professional facilities management industry.

There are two related topics I want to raise in this blog. The first is to share that the Facility Management Consultants Council (FMCC) is very busy to organize an informative series of webinars for World FM Day. These will cover a broad range of topics and will be scheduled in time-zones convenient to span the globe from late evening on 12 July to early morning on 14 July.

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#FMAFMCC #WorldFMDay 2016 Recap #Session01 by Teena Shouse & Gay Tuttle Including the Recording/Presentation of the Grand Opening of the virtual FMCC Conference on World FM Day 2016

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  • Auckland:        13.07.2016, 10:00 (10 am) 
  • Houston:          12.07.2016, 17:00 (  5 pm)
  • UTC:                    12.07.2016, 22:00 (10 pm)

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Presenter(s):
Teena Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow , President FM Transitions
Gay Tuttle, CFM, FMCC STAG Chair & Independent Contractor at Samson Resources Company

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#FMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session02 by Geoff Parnell “Technology - Enabler or Disabler” - Recap & Recording

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Recorded on:

  • Sydney:        13.07.2016, 10:00 (10 am)
  • Houston:     12.07.2016, 19:00 (  7 pm)
  • UTC:               13.07.2016, 00:00 (12 am)

Presenter(s): Geoff Parnell, Director, A&O Facility Management

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#IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session03 by Paul Doherty “Smart Cites, Technology Innovation & Their Effect on China’s Facilities” - Recap and Recording

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 •    Bejing/Perth:     13.07.2016, 10:00 (10am)
•    Houston:             12.07.2016, 21:00 (9pm)
•    UTC:                      13.07.2016, 02:00 (2am)

 


Presenter:
Paul Doherty, President, the digit group inc.

 

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#IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session04 by Rajessh Deb Roy and Shamsher Sindhu "Facility Management Now & What Next: India Perspective 2020" - Recap & Recording

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  • Delhi:              13.07.2016, 09:30 (9:30 am)
  • Houston:      13.07.2016, 23:00 (11 pm)
  • UTC:               13.07.2016, 04:00 ( 4 am)

Presenters:
Shamsher Sindhu, Executive Vice President, Kotak Infrastructure and Projects, Kotak Mahindra BankMahindra Bank

Rajessh Deb Roy, Director Centillion Technomind

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#IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session05 by Ryan Darnell "Challenging your team during a challenging time" - Recap & Recording

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Recorded on: 
•    Dubai/Abu Dhabi:       13.07.2016, 10:00 (10 am)
•    Houston:                        13.07.2016, 01:00 ( 1 am)
•    UTC:                                 13.07.2016, 06:00 ( 6 am)

Presenter(s):
Ryan Darnell, Executive Director. Khidmah LLC

 

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#IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session06 by Mohamed El Agroudy “Facility Management in the Middle East, Opportunities and Challenges” - Recap and Recording

Recorded on:
 • Riyadh/Cairo:          13.07.2016, 10:30 (10:30 am)
• Houston:                   13.07.2016, 02:30 (2:30 am)
• UTC:                            13.07.2016, 07:30 (7:30 am)

Presenter(s):
Mohamed El Agroudy, Chairman, PhD, CCT, PMP, RMP, TRC, ACIArb, M.ASCE, Misr for Services & Maintenance, MSM

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#IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session07 by Ondrej Strup "Facility Management in the Central and East Europe (CEE), Opportunities and Challenges" - Recap and Recording

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Recorded on:

  • Prague:                  13.07.2016, 11:00 (11 am)
  • Houston:               13.07.2016, 04:00 ( 4 am)
  • UTC:                        13.07.2016, 09:00 ( 9 am)

Presenter(s):
Ondrej Strup, IFMA Fellow; Secretary FMCC; CEO, Hein Consulting CZ; CEO, FM Institute

 

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#FMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session08 FMCC Talks!!!! Have a break... and meet some Presenters, FMCC Board & STAG Members and more

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Date/Time

  • Frankfurt (Germany):        13.07.2016, 12:30 (12:30 pm)
  • Houston:                                   13.07.2016, 05:30 (  5:30 am)
  • UTC:                                             13.07.2016, 10:30 (10:30 am)

Panel:
Ondrej Strup
, IFMA Fellow; Secretary FMCC; CEO, Hein Consulting CZ; CEO, FM Institute
Markus GrollFMCC Board Member as 1st Vice President & STAG Liaison
Olumide Aina
, MSc, MBIFM, Group Operations Manager – Filmo Group
Ricardo Crepaldi, Spec., B.Sc., L.Sc.; Sr Int. Facilities & Environmental Consultant; M.Sc. Student; ABES Bauru President; ABRAFAC Advisor
Bill Conley: CFM, SFP, FMP, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow

 

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#IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay Live #Session09 by Collins Osayamwen & Olumide Aina (Nigeria) “Empowering facility managers to empower your people: Investing in quality FM Education and Training” - Recap & Recording

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Recorded on:

  • Lagos:             13.07.2016, 13:00 (1pm)
  • Houston:       13.07.2016, 07:00 (7am)
  • UTC:                 13.07.2016, 12:00 (12pm)

Collins Osayamwen , MSc, FMP, CFM, CFMJ, Managing Partner – Shelter Care FM Consult
Olumide Aina, MSc, MBIFM, Group Operations Manager – Filmo Group

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