Schedule At a Glance

Day 1, Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Time Event
8:30 – 9:00 Registration/Tea & Coffee
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome Address
09:10 – 09:20 Opening Remarks 
9:20 – 9:40 Session 1.0 - Keynote 
Ms. Christine Loh, JP, Acting Secretary for the Environment, Environment Bureau
9:40 – 10:00 Session 2.0 - Keynote

Ir Harry Lai, Assistant Director of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR Government

10:00 – 10:20 Session 3.0 - Keynote Session- The Future of IFM
Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE
Chair, IFMA's Board of Directors
10:20 - 10:25 Certificate of Appreciation to Strategic Partner: ​UBM HKES
10:35 – 11:00 Morning Break
11:00 – 11:20 Session 4.0 - Leveraging FM Through Technology and Service Experience
Peter Ankerstjerne, MBA, COP, FRICS, IFMA Fellow
Chief Marketing Officer, ISS
IFMA's Board of Directors
11:20 – 11:40 Session 5.0  - Impression Management: Building Client & Staff Relationships Using Your Body Rather Than Your Mouth!
Linda Talley, PhD, CSP, President, Linda Talley Associates, Inc
11:40 – 12:20

Session 6. 0 - President's Panel
Moderator: Mr. Samson Lee, President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter  
Ms. Jenny Yeung (2011-2013), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
Mr. Deric Probst- Wallace (2010-2011), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
Mr. Graham Tier (2009-2010), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
 ​​​Mr. Brian Crockford (2005-2007), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
Mr. David Werner(2002-2003), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
Mr. Richard Myers(2003-2004), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
Mr. David Rees (1999-2000), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
Mr. Philip Lo(1992-1994), Past President, IFMA Hong Kong Chapter

12:20 - 14:15 Networking Lunch
14:25 - 14:45 Session 7.0 - ​Workplace: Powered by Human Experience
Susan Sutherland, Head of Corporate Solutions Research, Asia Pacific, JLL
14:45 - 15:05 Session 8.0 - What's Your Legacy? How FM Changes the World
Steven Sonsino, Founder & CEO, Legacy Institute
15:05 - 15:25 Session 9.0 - Successful New Workplace Strategies Rely on Facilities Management
Mr Mike Harrington, Senior Managing Director, Enterprise Facilities Management - Asia Pacific, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions & Mr Ed Peters , Senior Director, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions 
15:25 - 15:55 Afternoon Break
15:55 - 16:15 Session 10.0 - Powering Change: Workspaces that Power Future Workforce
Mr Chris McPherson,Managing Director, APAC, Condeco Software (HK) Ltd
16:15 - 16:35 Session 11.0 - Facility Professionals: Breaking Through to the Global Stage!
Christopher P Hodges, Principal, Facility Engineering Associates 
16:35 - 16:55 Session 12.0 - Workplace Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges for FM in Asia
Mr. Ek Buranakul, Head of Workplace Strategy Asia + Group COO and Co-Founder, Peoplespace Consulting Group
President, Thailand Facility Management Association
16:55 - 17:35 Session 13.0 - Critical Issues with Essential FM Workers

Moderator:Mr. Alex Lam, IFMA Fellow, Managing Director, Aviemore Stirling Canada

  • Mr. Kenneth Foo, Executive Director, Hongkong Land
  • Mr. Michael Ng, Vice President, IFMA Singapore Chapter
  • Mr. Calvin Chin, CEO, ISS Facility Services Limited
  • Dr. KL Chan, Senior Operation Director, JEC Management
  • Mr. Samson Lee, President,  IFMA Hong Kong Chapter
  • Mr. Val Moraes, Managing Director, GregMore Group
17:35 - 17:55 Student Competition Awards Presentation
17:55 - 18:05 Day 1 Closing Comments
18:05 Coach to Annual Dinner
18:30 - 19:00 25th Anniversary Cocktail (at The Hong Kong Jockey Club)
19:00 - 22:00 IFMA 25th Anniversary Annual Dinner (at The Hong Kong Jockey Club)

Day 2, Wednesday, 10 May, 2017

Time Event
8:30 – 9:00 Registration/Tea & Coffee
9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks
9:10 – 9:30 Session 14.0- Keynote
Ms. FUNG Yin Suen, Ada, BBS, JP, Deputy Director (Development & Construction), Housing Department
9:40 – 10:00

Session 15.0 - Achieving Strategic Impact in FM    
Will Myles, Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, RICS
Marcus Bowen, Director, Occupiers Journal Limited

1​0:10 - 10:20  Morning Break
10:20 - 10:40

Session 16.0 - Delivering A Great Employee Experience In The Workplace at Microsoft
Brian Crockford, Senior Services Manager, Real Estate & Facilities, Microsoft Corporation 

10:40 - 11:00 Session 17.0 - BIM for FM Operations
Mr. Alex Lim, General Manager, Planon Asia
11:00 – 11:20

Session 18.0
Mr. Bernanto Soerojo, Director, Building Owners and Managers Association, Indoensia Chapter

11:20 – 12:00 Session 19.0 - Academics in Asia
Dr Jun Ha Kim, Associate Professor, Department of Housing & Interior Design, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
Dr Joseph Lai, Associate Professor, Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
Dr Jonathan Lian, Associate Professor, Department of Building, National University of Singapore, Singapore.  
Dr Kung-Jen Tu, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
12:00 - 12:20 Session 20 - Academics' Panel
(Continues from previous session)
​12:20 Closing Comments & Conference Wrap Up
14:00 - 15:15

Post Conference Focus Group:
IFMA Explores the Internet of Things
N105, 1/F, HKCEC (Located just opposite of the conference room)
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