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Virtual Facilities Summit Programming – July 14, 2022

July 14, 2022 | 11:00am – 12:15pm EST | Keynote Session

An Attitude of Excellence: Get The Best From Yourself, Your Team & Your Organization
Dr. Willie Jolley is a world-renowned speaker, singer, author, and media personality. In 1999 he was named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” & “Motivational / Inspirational Speaker of The Year” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International. In 2005 he was inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame. In 2015 he replaced the legendary Zig Ziglar on the national Get Motivated Tour! And in 2017 he was named “A Legend Of The Speaking Industry!” Dr. Jolley is the host of the #1 Motivational Show in America on Sirius XM and is heard daily with his Motivational Minute on WHUR FM preceding Steve Harvey. He also has a popular podcast on iHeart Radio. He is the author of several international best-selling books including It Only Takes a Minute to Change Your Life, A Setback Is a Setup for a Comeback, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks, An Attitude of Excellence, and his new marriage book with his wife, Dee, entitled Make Love, Make Money, Make It Last! He resides with his wife of over 32 years in Washington, DC.
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 11:00am EST.


July 14, 2022 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm EST | Educational Offerings


Building Performance Consulting        
Healthy Buildings have been shown to improve student outcomes. DCS and Roth IAMS is teaming to discuss the value of building performance consulting. Clarence Carson of DCS and Kyle Christiansen of Roth IAMS discuss Integrated Facility Asset Management related to capital planning, preventative maintenance, and cleaning operations. Quality, sustainability, value, compliance, and health are among the many goals of improving building performance through systems and cleaning operations auditing.
Presenters: Kyle Christiansen, RA, VP US Operations, Roth IAMS; Clarence Carson, Senior VP – USA, DCS Global
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 12:30pm EST.


From Thin Words To Thick Actions: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Abstract Pending.
Presenter: Keith Woodward, APPA Thought Leaders Chair & Associate Vice President for Facilities Operations, Quinnipiac University
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 12:30pm EST.


Campus Partnerships: Collaborative Efforts
During the pandemic, we had several lessons learned. These learnings came from team collaborations across campus to prioritize safety, building security and maintenance, and creative use of space, and logistics. Campus leadership worked with health care teams, safety professionals, facility management, learning space planners, and campus auxiliaries to effectively manage change. The forming of these campus partnerships paved the way for new insights into university operations.
Presenter: Scott Bush, Assistant Director of Trades Safety, University Illinois at Chicago
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 12:30pm EST.


SBTs: 4 Things to Look at Before Generation
Each year, hundreds of orgs sign up for & publicly commit to Science-Based Targets (SBTs), an initiative to achieve greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. We explain the structure of SBTs that will have a cascading effect throughout the supply chains and discuss a 4-tiered approach to take your company from where you are to achieving your carbon reduction goals. We provide important steps to consider for organizations to reduce energy consumption and provide energy savings solutions.
Presenters: Jim Crockett, Sr. Project Engineer, Bernhard; Bob Hooper, BEP, Business Development Manager, Bernhard
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 12:30pm EST.


Transforming Campus Asset Management
Construction technologies and smart building solutions like Mixed Reality, 3D Printing, Laser Scanning, Drone Mapping, and Robotics are shaping the future of campus asset management. We will discuss how academic facilities can start harnessing the power of data today by enabling academic construction projects to start digital and stay digital and harness BIM data through the process resulting in facility management intelligence. Proven academic case studies will be shared.
Presenter: Amr Raafat, Vice President of VDC & Technology, Windover Construction, Inc.
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 12:30pm EST.


July 14, 2022 | 2:45pm – 3:45pm EST | Educational Offerings


The New Normal: Med-Ed Roundtable 2022 Conversation
APPA has become increasingly aware of a larger integration of Higher Ed, Research, and Medical Institutions.  This will be the sixth annual session of this round table, with this year’s topics centered around practices that have evolved through the pandemic and the next challenges faced by med-ed institutions.  This session will allow institutions to share their lessons learned, best practices, and immediate intentions going forward for what has been termed the “new normal.” 
Presenters: J. Thomas Becker, PE, MBA, CEFP, APPA Fellow, & APPA Emeritus, AVP Facilities (Retired), Thomas Jefferson University Emeritus, JTB Consultants; Christina Hills, Director of Benchmarking & Credentialing, APPA; Mary Vosevich, Vice President for Facilities Management & Chief Facilities Officer, University of Kentucky; Edward Sampey, Vice President Facilities Operations, Thomas Jefferson University   
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 2:45pm EST.


Water Management Programs & Legionella Remediation
ASHRAE has guidelines for Water Management Program (WMP) implementation to reduce the risk of Legionella bacteria in Building Water Systems (BWS).  Understand Legionella and their ability to amplify in BWS. Learn WMP elements necessary to satisfy ASHRAE Standard 188 and to minimize Legionella in BWS including dorms, academic buildings, and office spaces.  Learn to evaluate Legionella remediation strategies and review a case study of successful remediation utilizing a temporary monochloramine feed.
Presenter: Hilary Nardone, Environmental Group Training Manager, Barclay Water Management, Inc.
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 2:45pm EST.


Designing All-Gender Restrooms         
JHSPH and GriD Architects will discuss the recently completed All-Gender Restrooms at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health- highlighting the process of facilitating administrative approval, leveraging existing conditions, responding to evolving code requirements, and strategies for future-proofing, among other aspects.
Presenters: Shannon Ryan, AIA, Assistant Director of Planning, Design, and Construction, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health;  Justin Obringer, Partner, GriD architects; Alick Dearie, Co-Founder, GriD Architects
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 2:45pm EST.


Data-Based Research & Assessment in Practice
In today’s information age, data is at the core of almost every process. Whether in operations, technology, or admin, chances are data is involved in your decision-making process.  This session focuses on how data assessment & research lead to innovative, efficient, and new solutions to old-world problems. From cleaning schedules to space cooling/heating based on exact occupancy & air quality, data is helping spaces be smarter, people more efficient & healthier, and lower cost and climate impact.
Presenter: Arthur Grutman, IoT Architect, Digital Business, Siemens Smart Infrastructure
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 2:45pm EST.


Path to Decarbonization: University of Massachusetts Lowell by 2050
Most Facilities face the challenge of making long-term investments in energy infrastructure that are cost-effective, reliable, and reduce CO2 emissions.  The University of Mass. Lowell and Competitive Energy Services share lessons learned on how UML has already met the state’s 2030 goals for decarbonization and detail the Accelerated Energy Program, Alternative Energy Masterplan, and energy purchase strategies that contribute to this success as they continue their path towards net-zero by 2050.
Presenters: Daniel Abrahamson, Energy Manager, University of Massachusetts Lowell; Keith Sampson, Business Development, Competitive Energy Services
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 2:45pm EST.

July 14, 2022 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST | Educational Offerings

Ensure Success? Pick the Right Design Consultant!
Higher education performing arts centers (PACs) selection committees function best when institutions have processes in place to independently select specialty consultants. Doing such allows PACs to serve students and faculty comprehensively by maximizing collaboration, strengthening partnerships, minimizing internal institutional conflict, and contributing to the design decisions they care about the most resulting in sustainable, adaptable solutions that benefit the entire campus community.
Presenter: Dave Irvin, APPA International Board Chair & Associate VP for Facilities, Florida State University
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.

Dollars and Sense: Data-Driven Budget Cuts 
Operational budgets continue to be primary targets for institutional budget reductions, particularly in base-funded, non-revenue generating departments such as Facilities Maintenance. In this session, we will outline how we met a 10% strategic budget reduction goal while preserving staff positions and also laying the groundwork for departmental growth in light of future capital development plans.
Presenters: Carly Mischke, Executive Director, Planning Operations and Construction, Pepperdine University; Marilyn Koziatek, Director of Facilities, Pepperdine University
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.

Beating Covid-19 with Smarter HVAC
SARS-CoV-2 is extremely transmissible via indoor air and requires ongoing mitigation using HVAC systems. This session will explain the Non-Infectious Airborne Delivery Equivalent (NIADE) metric, developed by ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force members. NIADE can guide decisions about mitigation actions to reduce airborne infection risk, while still saving energy and maintaining comfort. Case studies showing how education facilities are using NIADE will be discussed.
Presenter: Clifford Federspiel, President and Chief Technology Officer, Vigilent Corporation   
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.   

A Financial Analysis of Sustainability Strategies     
Sustainability isn’t just part of the curriculum for higher education facilities is as critical to their financial security, ability to attract students, and operational resilience. Embedding sustainability will help you reduce operating costs and address deferred maintenance but with competing priorities and various options for infrastructure upgrades, where do you start? Join us as we demonstrate how to practically implement a sustainability pathway to meet your financial and carbon goals.
Presenter: Regina Durga, Head of Sales, Centrica Business Solutions, North America
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.

Future Proof Campuses: Connect Facilities to Tech
NOTE: APPA Zoom Access Live July 14, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.