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3 August - Conference Day 1

Time Event
08:30 Registration Opens Exhibition & Solutions Arena
09:00 – 09:25 Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
09:25 – 9:40 FM Awards and Accredidation Presentation 
9:40 – 10:30 Session 1.01
Anticipate, Don't Assume. The Difference in Customer Service
Nicola Anklin, Regional Workplace Experience Manager, Asia Pacific, JLL

10:30 – 10:45 Session 1.02
FM in Asia Research Report
Stephen Ballesty, Director & Head of Advisory, Rider Levett Bucknall

10:45 – 11:15 Opening of Exhibition & Welcome Reception
11:15 - 12:00 TRACK 1
Session 2.01
Sponsored by Planon
Session 2.02
A Proactive Personality in Facility Management
Alex Lam
, IFMA Fellow, Director, Global Development, Aviemore | Stirling
Wendy Junli Xiang, FMP, Executive Manager, Aviemore | Stirling, Canada
BIM and FM – How Building Information Modeling is transforming facility management in Asia and around the world
Michael Schley, IFMA Fellow, FM:Systems, Inc.

12:05 – 12:50 Session 3.01 Session 3.02
Township Management, Singapore Style – Better Homes, Quality Living Environment
Leong Shee Wing, B.Sc., General Manager, Business Development, EM Services Pte Ltd
Digitization of FM
Hannah Hahn, Global WorkPlace Innovation Manager, Johnson Controls
Daniel La Porte, Senior Workplace Consultant, Global WorkPlace Solutions, Johnson Controls

12:50 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Session 4.01 Session 4.02
Developing true regional suppliers in Asia Pacific for successful long-term partnership
Michael Raphael, Chief Procurement Officer, Asia Pacific, JLL
Evidence-Based Space Planning: Using Lean Metrics and Decision-Making Tools to Optimize Space in Two Hospital Organizations
Zig Wu, Facilities Consultant, Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

14:50 – 15:35 Session 5.01 Session 5.02
Achieving the optimum performance from your facilities through adopting a portfolio based approach
Darryl Walker, BEng (hons), MSc, Huegin Consulting
Mastering Complexity in Operations and Maintenance of Real Estate Assets across geographical regions
Ho Chee Kit, Director, DTZ Facilities & Engineering (S) Pte Ltd

15:35 – 16:00 Afternoon Break
16:00 – 16:30 Session 6.01
IFMA's Asia Pacific Best Managed Facility of the Year 2015

16:30 – 17:15 Session 6.02
FM Consultant - Ally or Threat to Fm Practitioners?- Trans Continental Views
Valerian Moraes, CFM, MBA, Managing Director, GregMore Group
Stephen Ballesty, CFM, FRICS, FAIQS, ICECA, Director & Head of Advisory, Rider Levett Bucknall
Jeffrey Budimulia, CFM, MBA, Director, Corporate Real Estate Advisers Pte Ltd
Ryan Darnell, Executive Director, Facilities Management, Khidmah LLC
Joachim Hohmann, PhD, MSc, CFM, Managing Partner, Consultants Circle
Ted Ritter, Managing Director, Verdecom

17:15 - 19:30 Cocktail Networking Reception

4 August - Conference Day 2

Time Event
08:30 Registration Opens Exhibition & Solutions Arena
09:05– 9:55 Session 7.01
Facility Manager as Influencer in the C Suite- Strategic Perspective
Valerian Moraes, CFM, MBA, Managing Director, GregMore Group

9:55– 10:40 Session 7.02
​Smart Buildings. Smarter Communities. Really Smart Customers
Alastair McCracken, Regional Director-Asia, Urbanise Ltd.

10:40– 11:10 Morning Break
11:10 - 11:55 TRACK 1
Session 8.01
Sponsored by Planon
Session 8.02
FAST FORWARD 2030: What You Need to Know Now for the Workplace of 2030
Peter Andrew, B.Arch (hons),MPD (Facilities), Regional Director, Workplace Strategies Asia and Pacific, CBRE.
Cameron Ahrens, APAC Regional Operations Director, CBRE
Shobhit Choubey, Senior Consultant in Workplace Strategy, CBRE.
Setting Yourself Up for Success: FM Technology Implementation Case Studies
Ted Ritter, Managing Director, Verdecom
Joachim Hohmann,
PhD, MSc, CFM, Managing Partner, Consultants Circle

12:00 – 12:45 Session 9.01 Session 9.02
Ethonomics: Design for Health and Well-Being
Stephanie Douglass, LEED AP, Teknion
Incorporating your real estate strategies into business continuity planning and thinking
Robert Timmermans, Director of Engineering & Operations - Asia Pacific, JLL
Angela Newby, Regional Director, Transaction Management, JLL
Grant Morrison, Director, Strategic Workplace Services, JLL
Sylvia Koh, Head of Corporate Consulting, Asia Pacific, JLL

12:45 – 13:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 – 14:30 Session 10.01 Session 10.02
Designing for Maximum Facilities Management Productivity
Tim Griffin, BEng (Hons), Bcomm, Asset Life Cycle Lead, Secora Australasia
Looking at Buildings as Smarter Systems
Alex Lim
, General Manager, Planon Asia Pte Ltd

14:35 – 15:20 Session 11.01 Session 11.02
​Three Technology Trends Transforming Facility Management
Michael Schley, IFMA Fellow, CEO and Founder of FM: Systems
Capability Maturity Model for Evaluating the BIM Competencies of Facility Owner Organizations
Dr. Raymond Issa, Ph.D., J.D., P.E., F.ASCE, API, Holland Prof & Director, University of Florida

15:20 – 15:50 Afternoon Break
15:50 - 16:35 Session 12.01 Session 12.02
Data-centric Facilities Management – a competitive imperative
David Brown, Head of Business Intelligence APAC, Corporate Solutions, JLL
Cultivating and Nurturing the Workplace Safety and Health Culture of Prevention for the Facilities Management Sector
Azrina Abdul Azim, Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Institute Singapore

16:40 - 17:25

Panel Discussion: Emerging FM Trends in Asia
Jeffrey Chua, Chief Executive Officer, Ascendas Services Pte Ltd
Kenneth Foo
, Head of Building Operations, HongKong Land
Angus Cheng, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs (Asia), LLC.
Sushil Kumar, Director, Real Estate and Workplace, APAC, VMware
(Moderator)Tony Khoo, EM Services Pte Ltd



5 August - Post-Conference

Time Event
Registration Opens
9:00 – 13:30 Facility Site Tours