Full Schedule

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Monday, Dec. 7, 2020

Time Function Location
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Badge Pickup McCormick Center

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration McCormick Center
7:30 am – 12 pm Council and Community Meetings Phoenix Convention Center, Various Rooms
1:00 pm – 4:15 pm Tuesday Deeper Dive Sessions Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Meeting of House of Delegates
The House of Delegates provides a forum for IFMA representatives to interact with the association’s global board of directors and staff regarding strategic initiatives. The meeting is an excellent opportunity for involved leaders to hear from staff, officers and fellow delegates.
Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Room North 124 AB, Street Level

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration McCormick Center
7:30 am – 10:00 am
Council and Community Meetings
IFMA’s 16 councils meet the industry-specific networking and information needs of their members. Truly global in nature, councils connect colleagues worldwide for knowledge and best-practice sharing. Council meeting times and locations will be posted soon.
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Phoenix Convention Center, Various Rooms
8:00 am – 4:30 pm Speaker Ready Lounge Phoenix Convention Center North  Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
10:00 am – 11:30 am Official Welcome and Opening Keynote Address Phoenix Convention Center, Street Level, North Ballroom
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch in Expo Hall

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

11:30 am – 5:00 pm Expo Grand Opening

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Education Arenas
Continue your learning in the expo hall with sessions and product demonstrations from leading FM service providers. Get answers to big questions direct from companies in the business of solving your greatest facility issues. Session times and topics will be posted soon.
Expo Floor
4:45 pm Daily Expo Prize Card Drawing IFMA Central, Expo Floor
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Welcome Reception
The Glass Cactus Night Club on Lake Grapevine

The Glass Cactus Nightclub is the Gaylord Texan’s spectacular club located on the shores of Lake Grapevine, and within easy walking distance from the hotel.

Full Event registration includes a ticket to the reception.
Sponsored by:  CAT

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration McCormick
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Lounge Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
9:00 am – 10:00 am Expo Hall Continental Breakfast

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

9:00 am – 1:30 pm Expo Open

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

10:15 am – 12:30 pm Education Arenas

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch in Expo Hall

Phoenix Convention Center, Expo Halls 4-6

1:00 pm Daily Expo Prize Card Drawing IFMA Central, Expo Floor
1:​45 pm – ​2:45 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 1.01 – 1.11 Phoenix Convention Center ​North Wing, Street Level
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 2.01 – 2.11 Phoenix Convention Center ​North Wing, Street Level
4:​15 pm – 5:15 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 3.01 – 3.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

Time Function Location
7:00 am – 2:00 pm Registration McCormick Center
7:00 am – 12:00 pm Speaker’s Ready Lounge Phoenix Convention Center, ​North Wing, Room 224A, 2nd Level
8:00 am – 9:00 am Concurrent Educational Sessions 4.01 – 4.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
9:15 am – 10:15 am Concurrent Educational Sessions 5.01 – 5.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
10:15 am – 10:30 am Morning Break Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level, Education Sessions Foyer
10:30 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Educational Sessions 6.01 – 6.11 Phoenix  Convention Center ​North Wing, Street Level
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Concurrent Educational Sessions 7.01 – 7.11 Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch will be provided Phoenix Convention Center North Wing, Street Level
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
IFMA's Awards of Excellence
This celebratory event honors achievements of IFMA chapters, councils and individuals. Doors will open to attendees at 1:15 p.m.; we encourage you to arrive early to find a seat (general admission), followed by the closing keynote speaker.
Phoenix Convention Center, ​Street Level, North Ballroom
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Closing Keynote Phoenix Convention Center, ​Street Level, North Ballroom