SWBFM'19 Conference Schedule

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Patrick Okamura, Facility Manager, BAE Systems
As technologies and demand for leadership continues to soar in Facilities Management our profession is facing an incredible challenge a shortage in qualified craftspeople and technicians. This session will discuss talent shortages and how industry, academia and FM organizations cope.
(9:00am - 10:00am)
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Asa Plum, DIRTT Champion, Corporate Interior Systems
.Evolving building technologies in conjunction with a shift in available labor are rapidly changing a once stagnant construction industry. These changes have come more rapidly in markets where development, commodity and labor costs are higher, but are setting the stage for a new approach to construction. Attendees will get an overview of prefabricated construction, the impact of prefabricated construction on building design and marketing & managing prefabricated solutions post occupancy
(9:00am - 10:00am)
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Patrick Okamura, Facility Manager, BAE Systems
It’s no mystery the Facilities Management field continues to evolve and though we “redefine” organizational strategies – leadership will remain the key ingredient to guide our profession into the hands of our next generation Facilities leaders. This session will discuss the importance of leadership.
(10:15am - 11:15am)
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Philip J. Mouw PE LEED AP, Samantha R. Schmaderer PE, Theodore J. (TJ) Saquilayan PE, LSW Engineers
Challenges and solutions of replacing critical mechanical and electrical equipment in operating healthcare and mission critical facilities. Explore two case studies: a healthcare central plant replacement and a mission critical facility power upgrade.
(10:15am - 11:15am)
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David Trask, National Director of Facilities Solutions, ARC Technology Solutions
2018 survey results revealed mobile technology is essential for facilities team productivity and customer service delivery. Learn how to successfully navigate the budget approval process for acquiring mobile technology tools.
(11:30am - 12:30pm)
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Tim Thomas, Sales Manager, Q Ware
This presentation focuses on the various features and benefits of CMMS applications and what it means for the facilities team. Buying and implementation tips will be discussed as well as practical advise when evaluating a system for your facility.
(11:30am - 12:30pm)
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Mike Hayes, Co-Owner, AtWork Staffing
Ideas that will help you attract and retain quality employees in the tight labor market and beyond.
(1:00pm - 2:00pm)
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Tom Lowery, Director Energy Programs, Wood E&IS
This session is for anyone interested in cost effective ways to increase life expectancy and decrease energy consumption in direct-expansion (DX) equipment. A DX Diagnostic Survey provides a detailed look into the unit’s operation and provides repair recommendations that can result in a 20% savings.
(1:00pm - 2:00pm)
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Trevor Pan, Principal, Trevor Pan-Architect, PLLC
Created by Trevor Pan - Architect, the BidBird website connects building owners, architects/designers/engineers, builders & product manufacturers in a new and seamless manner. BidBird's approach provides comparable bids, jobs, and product placement. Post jobs. Bid jobs. BidBird
(9:00am - 10:00am)
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Steve Frost, Regional Director of Operations, McKinstry
We all know new properly commissioned buildings have fewer change orders, are more energy efficient and have lower ongoing O&M costs. But then what happens? We'll share best practices for ensuring your building maintains that "just commissioned" efficiency well into the building's life cycle.
(9:00am - 10:00am)
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Erik Lundgaard, President, MSE Environmental
Understanding the environmental risk most facility managers endure in their buildings can be confusing. Environmental hazards involve specialized knowledge to navigate the exposures your occupants face. By educating your management and facilities teams, we minimize the potential risk from environmental hazards.
(9:00am - 10:00am)
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Dan Beyer, Controls Team Leader; Grant Lucier; Sean Horvath, Southwest Trane
Learn how your building is an important part of your business, and it’s a complex, changing environment that every day presents opportunities to impact your business outcomes. How building owners can analyze energy data to validate the health of their buildings by using data to make educated building decissions.
(10:15am - 11:15am)
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Will Southcombe, PuroClean of Chandler
Attendees will learn about the causes of mold in indoor environments, tips on preventing mold; health and safety concerns regarding mold. Proper remediation procedures will be discussed.
(10:15am - 11:15am)
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Jacob Kashiwagi, Managing Director, KSM, Inc.
The FM Professional of the Future should be a leader who uses metrics to decrease cost to get the ear of the C-Suite, rather than a technical expert. This leadership approach is also being tested with K-12 students. This is validated by 2,000 tests ($6.6B) and 10-30% in project cost savings.
(11:30am - 12:30pm)
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Al Field, President, Al Field & Associates
All projects require some degree of involvement with utilities. Some require only new services; others find relocation necessary. Others need to be cleared before the project can begin. How can I minimize the impact utilities have on my project?
(11:30am - 12:30pm)
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