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EuroFM Conference 2024 London – programme

May 14, 2024

We are proud to announce the programme for the EuroFM Facility Management Conference and EuroFM Research Symposium, scheduled to take place from 10 – 12 June 2024, in London, United Kingdom. This event is a collaborative effort between EuroFM, FMCE, and our valued partners who share a common goal of advancing the field of Facility Management.

Monday 10 June 2024

Conference Day 1
08.30 – 09.00Registration Delegates
09.00 – 09.15Welcome remarks: Opening of the EuroFM Conference and Research Symposium Maria Morapedi, FMCE
Natalie Hofman, EuroFM Chair
09.15 – 09.30Opening Insights: Transformation – more academic insights from London MetJane Ballantyne, Head of Built Environment, School of the Built Environment at London Metropolitan University
09.30 – 10.15Keynote Session: Skills of the FuturePerry Timms, Founder and Chief Energy Officer at People & Transformational HR Ltd.
10.15 – 11.00Panel Discussion EuroFM Ambassadors:
FM as a profession and industry now an in 2025
Moderated by David Martinez, Global Director at FM House and EuroFM Ambassador Spain
Panelists: Joung Hun (Jay) Youm, Michael May, Karin Schaad and Luciano Brunherotto
11.00 – 11.30Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.15Panel Discussion: Inclusive workplaces and diversity in FMModerated by Sofie Hooper, Head of Policy and Research at IWFM
Panelists: Linda Alexander, Natalie Hofman, Chris Barnes and Samantha West
12.15 – 13.00Workshop: ESG-CSRD and the contribution of FM; EuroFM Deep Coil and industry NeedsModerated by Stephan van der Linden
With: Klaus Homann, Olga van Diermen, Maris Boeringa, and Marlinda Dresden
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 14.30Speaker Session: Implementation of ISO StandardsStan Mitchell, CEO at Key Facilities Management
14.30 – 15.30Workshop: Reimagine: Circular Futures in 2035Riikka Kyrö & Rebecka Lundgren
15.30 – 16.00Coffee Break
16.00 – 16.45Panel Discussion: Merger and acquisition activity in the FM market. What are the drivers and opportunities for the futureModerated by Andrew Hulbert
Panelists: Chiara Stella Camellini and Satvir Bungar
16.45 – 17.15Speaker Session: Measuring ESG in the real estate environment in real timeSongo Didiza, Managing Director at Green Building Design Group
17.15 – 17.30Wrap-up & ClosingMaria Morapedi, FMCE
Natalie Hofman, EuroFM Chair
17.30 – 19.30Networking Event with Students –
meet FM professionals

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Conference Day 2
08.30 – 09.00Registration Delegates
09.00 – 09.05Welcome to Day 2
09.05 – 09.45Keynote Session: Transitions in FM with sustainability focusMatthew Tucker, Director of Research at IFMA & Professor of Workplace and Facilities Management at LJMU
09.45 – 10.15Speaker Session: Transformation requires new skills and standards. Are we ready to deal with the overload of data?Gordon Mitchell, ESG – Net Zero – Digital Transformation – Operational Built Environment/FM
10.15 – 11.00Student Vlog Competition: Being part of the EuroFM conference opens your door to your career in facility management or real estateModerated by Oluwaseun Ajayi
With: Olga van Diermen, Pleun van Deurssen and Nipuni Sumanarathna
11.00 – 11.30Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.00Speaker Session: Transforming FM – Integrating Business Operations for InnovationsOlga van Diermen, Senior Lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Sciences
12.00 – 12.30Speaker Session: Transforming into Standard FM ContractsSherif Khaled
12.30 – 13.00Speaker Session: UrbanFM from a placemaking perspectivePieter C. le Roux, Lecturer at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
13.00 – 14.00Lunch
14.00 – 14.45Panel Discussion: Redefining the Future: Why Hybrid Working is Obsolete and What Comes Next?Moderated by Tom Ryckaert, Marketing & Communications Director at PROCOS Group
Panelists: Alvaro Aguiar, Hannah Wilson, Kanha Pou and Chiara Tagliaro
14.45 – 15.30Panel Discussion: Approaches to meet CSRD Compliance: Lessons from the SFMI AssessmentModerated by Sunil Shah
Panelists: Reid Cunningham and Agustin Cobelo
15.30 – 16.00Coffee Break
16.00 – 16.30Speaker Session: Organizations’ Leadership and the Issue of Professional Development of FM staffShukri Habib, Facilities Management Instructor | Consultant | Certified Facilitator of Training
16.30 – 17.15Closing Keynote Session: People in FMSimone Fenton-Jarvis, Founder and Chief Workplace Officer at The Human-Centric Workplace
17.15 – 17.30Wrap-up & ClosingMaria Morapedi, FMCE
Natalie Hofman, EuroFM Chair
18.00 – 21.00Gala Dinner & Awards
Venue: German Museum Restaurant

Wednesday 12 June 2024

09.00 – 10.30First group – Facility tour to London Metropolitan University – Estates Department
15 people per group
10.30 – 12.00Second group – Facility tour to London Metropolitan University – Estates Department
15 people per group
11.00 – 12.30Facility tour to Arsenal Stadium
30 people max.

How to register

Go to www.eurofmconference.uk to learn more and book your tickets for this event.

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