Facilities Professionals Conference Sessions Schedule: 7:30am - 8:00am | Registration and Refreshments 8:00am - 8:20am | Welcome and Opening Remarks 8:20am - 9:30am | Keynote Presentation 9:30am - 10:00am | Dedicated Exhibiting Time 10:00am - 11:00am | Breakout Sessions 11:00am - 11:10am | Break 11:10am - 12:10pm | Breakout Sessions 12:10pm - 1:30pm | Lunch and Exhibiting Time 1:30pm - 2:30pm | Breakout Sessions 2:30pm - 2:40pm | Break 2:40pm - 3:40pm | Breakout Sessions Available Sessions: EVERYONE CAN AFFORD STUDENT SAFETY Student and staff safety is non-negotiable and needs to be a top priority for every facility. Come learn how to consider student safety in your planning and construction process. Jim Petrakos, AIA, LEED AP, Principal Architect, TRIA Architecture, Inc. Collin Noe, Account Executive, Schneider Electric DOOR KEYING AND HARDWARE 101: UNDERSTANDING OPTIONS AND PRE-PLANNING An in-depth look at understanding and pre-planning door keying and hardware options. A review of options and specifications from an architects and hardware suppliers for retrofit projects and new buildings. Nick Graal IMPROVE SECURITY AFTER HOURS Providing a safe learning environment during the school day is challenging enough. How can safety and security be improved before and after class time? Join us as we address the difficulties that schools face in early-morning programs and after-school events. Learn how to effectively implement security measures and strengthen emergency preparedness. Paul Timm, President, RETA Security, Inc. MOBILE CLASSROOM CONSTRUCTION A TO Z Hear an informative discussion on the full installation process of mobile classrooms including planning, design, site preparations and utilities. Robert Gillingham, Sales/Project Manager, Innovative Modular Solutions, Inc. Adam Parisi, Asst. Supt./Finance & Operations, Mt. Prospect SD 57 Mary Gorr GETTING TO KNOW YOUR HVAC SYSTEM Come learn the differences between HVAC types and their impact on construction and the educational environment. Sean Gordon, CPMM, CPS, Dir./Buildings & Grounds, Comm. Cons. Sch. Dist. 93 Collin Noe, Account Executive, Schneider Electric TECHNOLOGY AND ITS IMPACT ON FACILITIES AND EDUCATION Technology is king in today's schools. How do you set up your facilities to be tech friendly? Gain an understanding of what technology is being used and its impact on student learning and your facilities. Keith Hammelman, Vice President, Cannon Design Collin Noe, Account Executive, Schneider Electric THE BUSINESS OF THE FACILITY MANAGEMENT Learn how to properly facilitate coordination, communication, budgeting and allocation of manpower/resources to ensure top functioning facilities today and for years to come. Ric King, CPA, Asst. Supt./Business Services, Schaumburg CCSD 54 CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS FROM THE BOILER ROOM TO THE BOARD ROOM Develop an understanding of how to communicate with all levels of stakeholders, from your board and administrators to the community and local government. Dan Mortensen, Dir./Facilities, Aptakisic-Tripp SD 102 Ken Garcia, K-12 Practice Lead, Single Path Barry Bolek, Retired CSBO CREATING STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR SUCCESSFUL FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Discover the role that standards and procedures have in creating a consistent facility management process. Learn how a clear message will set you up for a successful relationship with vendors, staff, fellow administrators and your school board. Sean Gordon, CPMM, CPS, Dir./Buildings & Grounds, Comm. Cons. Sch. Dist. 93 Brian Rominski, CPS, Dir./Buildings & Grounds, Prospect Heights SD 23 Vien-Phong Trinh, Associate Principal, ARCON Associates, Inc. ENERGY EFFICIENCY INCENTIVES FOR ILLINOIS K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOLS Join us as we discuss all available forms of energy efficiency incentives for K-12 public schools, focusing on Com Ed, Nicor and North Shore Gas programs for public sector customers. We will also discuss other potential sources of energy efficiency incentives for your electric and gas projects in your buildings. Steve Kosmicki, CPMM, Dir./Buildings & Grounds, River Trails SD 26 ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATORY REVIEW A refresher for both veteran and new facility managers on the various environmental regulations and responsibilities to you district in compliance. Topics include asbestos, lead in water, lead based paint and many more. Rob Rottersman, MS, CIH, Senior Manager, Ramboll Environ Gary Stanly, RSBS, K-12 Specialist, DLA Architects, Ltd. Bob Livingston, RS, LEHP, Manager, Ramboll Environ MAKING SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS PART OF YOUR CAPITAL PROJECTS CONVERSATION Discover why districts made the decision to implement energy sustainable solutions as part of their capital projects planning. Learn more about solar, geothermal and other technologies, and why they should be considered as viable solutions as you work through the decision making process. Angie Smith, Asst. Supt./Operations, Aurora West SD 129 Patrick Callahan, Principal, Studio-GC Architecture + BIM Dave Wilms, Renewable Energy Consultant, Advance Renewables Register Now!