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APPA Breakout Sessions

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A Practical View of Codes & Standards for the Facility Manager
Presenter: Dana Peterson, University of New Hampshire
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Aligning Mission with Economic Realities
Presenter(s): Upen Malani, Marymount University; Kevin Petersen, Ayers Saint Gross
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APPA Credentialing
Presenter(s): J. Thomas Becker,
Philadelphia University; Christina Hills, APPA
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APPA International Partners - UPDATE

Presenter(s): Mxolisi Dube, HEFMA
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APPA's Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Survey 2013 Update
Presenter: Ana Thiemer, University of Texas/Austin
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Breaking through Silos

Presenter(s): Carl Wegel, University of Illinois/Urbana Champaign; Morgan Johnston, University of Illinois/Urbana Champaign
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Building Value with Consensus
Presenter(s): Lowell Bromander, Hamline University; Luke Voiland; Shelpey Bulfinch; Bake Baker, McGough
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Campus Growing? Budget Stable or Decreasing? How do YOU Make the Tough Decisions?
Presenter(s): Ed Bennett, Virginia Commonwealth University; Peter Reeves, Sightlines, Inc.
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Campus Planning + Renovation + Construction - The Next Generation
Presenter(s): Dr. Virginia Carson, South Georgia State College; Michael Miller, The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; Gita Hendessi, Hendessi & Associates; Jackson Kane, Lord Aeck Sargent Architects; Nancy Juneau, Juneau Construction
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College Mission Critical (HVAC) Systems Replacement
Presenter(s): William Ward, Pima Community College/Tucson; J. Michael Posey, Pima Community College/Tucson
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Consequential Facility Condition Assessment
Presenter(s): Rob Moore, Georgia Institute of Technology; Benjamin Dutton, Faithful+Gould, Inc.
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COPS and Robbers - Musing of an Old Outlaw
Presenter: Jack Dempsey, University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign
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Emergency and Non Emergency Movement - Controlling the Masses

Presenter: Robert Solomon, NFPA
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Energy and Sustainability Assessment Tool in Action
Presenter(s): Darryl Boyce, Carlton University; Jiri Skopek, Jones Lang LaSalle
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GeoExchange on a Campus Scale
Presenter(s): Michael Luster, MEP Associates, Inc.
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Geothermal Hybrid System Economic
Presenter: Lee Tapper, MEP Associates, Inc.
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Get the Right People in the Right Position
Presenter(s): Joseph Han, Cleveland State University; Jejuana Brown, Cleveland State University
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Go Green! Conserve and Save
Presenter(s): Patricia Beaumont, University of Rochester; Amy Kadrie, University of Rochester
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Hazard Communication Compliance Project
Presenter: Jennifer Root, The University of Texas at Austin
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How Architecture and Landscaping Can Improve Campus Security
Presenter(s): Brian Hadley, Weber State University
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How Micro Grids Can Help Your Campus Disaster Preparedness Plan & Maximize Energy Management Opportunities
Presenter(s): Peter Strazdas, Western Michigan University; Lowell Rasmussen, University of Minnesota/Morris; Datta Godbole, Honeywell Building Solutions; Kent Anson, Honeywell Building Solutions
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How North Carolina's Largest Community College is Meeting Sustainability Goals
Presenter(s): Pamela Metcalf, Central Piedmont Community College; Rich Penner, Trane
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How to Save $10 Million with Breakthrough Technology
Presenter(s): Valerie Patterson, ICC; Stan McDougall, ICC; Dennis Bailey, Florida State University
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How to Stay Relevant - That is the Question!
Presenter(s): Gary Reynolds, University of Colorado/Colorado Springs
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I Can Do That Too! APPA’s Awards Programs – A How To On the Submission Process

Presenter(s): David A. Cain Ph.D., Coconino Community College; Christina Hills, APPA
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Illinois Energy Success Story
Presenter(s): Kent Reifsteck, University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign; Joshua Whitson, University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign
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Implementing an Integrated Sustainability Energy Master Plan
Presenter(s): Darryl Boyce, Carlton University; Luis Rodriguez, Honeywell
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Implementing APPA's TLS Findings In Your Organization
Presenter(s): Jack Colby, North Carolina State University
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Incentives for Building Occupants
Presenter: Chris Christofferson, University of California/Berkeley
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Infrastructure Upgrades at University of MN Aquatic Center
Presenter(s): Scott McCord, University of Minnesota; Randy Schock, Trane
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Integrating Work Management Software to Eliminate Double Time Entry
Presenter(s): Steve Hoskins, University of Utah; Rich Miller, University of Utah
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Intelligent Buildings - Can they Effectively Respond to Occupant Needs While Reducing Energy Use?
Presenter: Darryl Boyce, Carlton University
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Intentional Leadership - The Principles & Practices of Leading from Identity & Integrity
Presenter(s): Joseph Han, Cleveland State University; Jejuana Brown, Cleveland State University
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Irrigation 101
Presenter: Willie West, University of New Mexico
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Is Your FM on Facebook?: Social Media for the Facilities Manger
Presenter(s): Bruce Alperin, ARAMARK; Aileen Dreibelbis, ARAMARK
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Job Order Contracting: The Facility Maintenance Alternative
Presenter: William Kolster, Loudon County Public Schools
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Large Scale Deployment of Mobile Work Order Management
Presenter(s): Joseph Morgan, Princeton University; Sam DiBari, Princeton University; Jen Whiting, Princeton University
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Leadership & Alignment
Presenter: Leopoldo Cervantes, Texas A&M University/San Antonio
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Leadership is Key to Building High Performance Teams!
Presenter(s): Christopher Ahoy, APPA Emeritus; Joseph Han, Cleveland State University
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LEED Lab: Sustainable Campus Building Assessments
Presenter(s): Brian Alexander, The Catholic University of America; Patricia Andrasik, The Catholic University of America; Jaime Van Mourik, Center for Green Schools at USGBC
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Leveraging Mobile Technology to Drive Meaningful Cost Savings in Tough Economic Times
Presenter(s): Robert Boyd, California State University/Fresno; Randy Walsh, AssetWorks, Inc.
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Lifecycle Asset Management
Presenter(s): Marco Benitez, Florida International University; Susan Irving, VFA, Inc.
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Making the Connection - Why Customer Service is Essential
Presenter(s): Dee Dee Caneva, University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign; Andy Blacker, University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign
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Our Value, Our Values, and the Ask: The Art of Negotiation
Presenter: Teri Bump, American Campus Communities
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Preserving Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village
Presenter(s): Donald Sundgren, University of Virginia; Jay Klingel, University of Virginia
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Proactive or Reactive: The Cost of Masonry Maintenance

Presenter(s): Pamela Jergenson, INSPEC; Ruthann Manlet, University of Minnesota
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Replacement Planning Is the Heart of Succession Planning
Presenter(s): Christopher Ahoy, APPA Emeritus; Joseph Han, Cleveland State University
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Report on APPA's Standards & Codes Council Strategy
Presenter(s): Michael Anthony, University of Michigan; Rich Robben, University of Michigan; John Bernhards, APPA
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Road Map for Making the Most Rather Than Making Do
Presenter(s): Kay Wall, Clemson University; David Moore, McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture
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Safety Resources Benchmark Survey
Presenter: Jennifer Root, The University of Texas/Austin
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Schools Can Leverage Cooperative Purchasing & Save Up to 20%

Presenter(s): Stuart Verdon, The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN); Jon Symko, Trane
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Smart LED Lighting Helped Advance the Classroom & Reduce Energy
Presenter(s): Robert Diehl, Lakeland Community College; Tim Hogan, Acuity Brands, Inc.
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Social Media, Communications, Change Management & Leadership
Presenter(s): Jason Wang, California State University/Northridge; Kunal Chitre, Digital Energy, Inc.
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Speaking the Same Language
Presenter(s): John Ott, Ohio State University; Randy Smith, Gilbane
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Successfully Enabling a Sustainable Cleaning Program in Your University
Presenter(s): Sandy Hicks, University of Colorado; Roger McFadden, Staples, Inc.
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Sustainable Growth without the Price Tag - NOT Business as Usual
Presenter(s): Robert Jones, The University of Chicago; Michael DeSantiago, Primera Engineers, Ltd.; Thomas Baade, Mortenson Construction
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Sustainable Landscape and Irrigation Methods
Presenter(s): Markus Hogue, The University of Texas/Austin; Brett Gustafson, The University of Texas/Austin
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The California Community College’s Sustainability Template
Presenter(s): Fred Diamond, Citrus Community College; Ken Albright, Butte College; Matt Sullivan, Newcomb Anderson McCormick
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Times are Difficult ... Do Your Facilities Care? Does Anyone Care?
Presenter(s): Ed Rice, Kansas State University; Christopher Kopach, University of Arizona; Thomas Huberty, Sightlines
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Total Cost of Ownership Approach to Building Energy Management System Options
Presenter(s): Lindsay Wagner, Northern Arizona University; Henry Johnstone, GLHN Architecture & Engineers, Inc. Click here for program abstract and learning outcomes.

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You Know You Have Potential, Now Unleash Your Potential
Presenter(s): Joseph Han, Cleveland State University; Jejuana Brown, Cleveland State University
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