Call for Conference Content: Transformation in Facilities Management – abstract submissions now closed

We are excited to announce a Call for EuroFM Conference 2024 Content on the theme of “Transformations”. The conference aims to explore how the Facilities Management industry is responding to external changes and challenges, and how internal revolutions can help to create a more resilient FM industry.  

We invite potential contributors to submit their proposals for discussing or presenting various dimensions of this topic, including: 

  • Demonstrating strategies for and case studies of successful implementation of transformative initiatives in facilities management
  • Bringing up ethical considerations for FM
  • Discussing essential competencies and skills needed for professionals 
  • Presenting best practices for creating inclusive workplaces and addressing diversity challenges in the industry
  • Addressing social sustainability challenges and opportunities in facility management
  • Transition to energy-efficient and sustainable facilities

The content session could be held in one of the following formats: a (traditional) conference presentation, a workshop, a roundtable discussion, a panel discussion, or a product-related pitch.  

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts: Submit a 250-300 word abstract outlining the proposed content.
    –  Abstract should clearly indicate the theme, proposed format & length of the session, main outcome of the session
  • Key Dates: Abstract submissions are now closed.
  • Notification: Authors will be notified of acceptance by end of February, 2024.

Conference Details:

  • Date: June 10-12, 2024
  • Venue: London Met University, London, The UK, address
  • Website: eurofmconference.uk

We invite industry experts, practitioners, and researchers to contribute their expertise and insights to this dynamic conference. Join us in shaping the future of facilities management through engaging discussions and the exchange of innovative ideas.


In case of any questions please contact Vitalija Danivska at vitalija@eurofm.org.

We look forward to receiving your contributions and to the success of an enriching conference experience.

EuroFM Best Industry Initiative Award 2024

EuroFM is thrilled to announce the Call for the Best Facilities Management Industry Initiative. This award aims to recognize and honour outstanding initiatives that have made a significant impact on the Facilities Management landscape, driving progress, efficiency, and sustainability within the industry.

Facilities Management is a dynamic field that requires continuous innovation to adapt to the evolving needs of modern organizations and its employees. From optimizing energy consumption and implementing cutting-edge technologies to fostering sustainable practices and enhancing occupant experience, initiatives in this field play a crucial role in shaping the future of facilities management.

Therefore, we invite organizations, institutions, and individuals to showcase their relevant and remarkable initiatives that have transformed the Facilities Management industry. Whether you have pioneered a groundbreaking sustainability program, introduced a game-changing technology solution, or revolutionized service delivery through innovative practices, we want to hear from you!

We will select the Best EuroFM Industry Initiative based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation:
    We seek initiatives that have challenged traditional practices, introducing new ideas, methodologies, or technologies that have significantly improved organisation processes or employees experiences with added value, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, or overall performance.
  • Impact:
    We value initiatives that have made a tangible and measurable impact on the Facilities Management industry, delivering positive outcomes for organizations, employees, suppliers,  stakeholders, and the broader community.
  • Sustainability:
    We encourage initiatives that prioritize sustainable practices, promoting energy efficiency, waste reduction, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility within the Facilities Management realm.
  • Collaboration:
    We appreciate initiatives that foster collaboration and partnership within the industry, bringing together stakeholders from different disciplines to achieve shared goals and drive collective progress.

You will have the opportunity to showcase your initiative on the 2024 EuroFM conference stage in London, gain recognition from industry peers, and inspire others to push the boundaries of Facilities Management excellence. We will publish your showcase via our website and socials.

The Best Industry Initiative Award 2024 is not restricted to EuroFM members only, we invite also non-EuroFM members to participate. Initiatives will be professional to advance the development of the workplace professional, will contribute to the body of knowledge for the workplace and facility management domain and will not be a sales presentation for any service, product or company. Nothing in the initiative shall disparage or denigrate any person or group on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or marital status; shall disparage or defame the name, goods, services or products of others; or shall create a hostile, offensive or intimidating environment.

The selection process involves a panel of industry experts in collaboration with the EuroFM Board who will evaluate each initiative based on its merits and alignment with the criteria outlined above.

Deadline for submissions:
April 1st 2024 at 12.00 noon (CET time)

Award Ceremony:
EuroFM Conference 2024 in London, 10 – 12 June

You can submit your application here:


For questions or more information please contact: mail@eurofm.org.

Here you can read an article from last year’s winner, Optima facility.
For more information please contact their CEO, Mr. Ignasi Casamada at comunicacion@optimagrupo.com.

EuroFM Best Teacher Award 2024

Best teacher award 2024 – EuroFM

Facilities management plays a pivotal role in ensuring the best experiences of physical spaces from the smooth operation and maintenance to creating hospitable and inspiring workplaces and working environments. This wide field encompasses a diverse range of disciplines. From planning and maintenance, sustainability, security and safety, to service design and communication, teachers in various fields have dedicated themselves to imparting invaluable knowledge and skills to the next generation of facilities management professionals.

Therefore, EuroFM is happy to honour the best teacher in FM field and invites universities, students, and educators themselves to recommend an FM teacher for the Best FM Teacher Award 2024. The award is open to teachers and lecturers in all European academic institutions, teaching facilities management courses or programmes.

Please submit the teacher’s CV, outlining their educational career, a short description of their educational vision (max. 1 A4), a motivation why the teacher should be nominated (max. 1 A4) and reference names of students and/or fellow teachers.

After an initial selection, the nominated candidates will be asked to provide at least two educational evaluations and material that characterise the nominated teacher (such as white papers, books, visuals, study guide, etc.) and referenced people can be contacted for further discussion.

The award will be rewarded at the EuroFM conference 2024 in London. The winner will get the opportunity to promote themselves via EuroFM publications and the awarding will be published via the EuroFM website.

Deadline
The deadline for submitting  is April, 1st 2024, 12.00 noon.

Jury
The Jury is composed of EuroFM Board members and selected EuroFM Ambassadors related to education.


For questions and more information please contact mail@eurofm.org.