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EuroFM Stay Connected Session – Research Symposium

Organized by: EuroFM and hosted by Breda University of Applied Sciences


In 2022, the EuroFM Research Symposium is organised on 15-16 June in Breda (the Netherlands). Due to the special times, we are happy that the researchers can finally meet face-to-face in Breda! The symposium is hosted by Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS).

The Symposium is free of charge (excluding your own hotel and traveling costs) for the authors. The program includes 4 paper sessions, a key note and social activities including a dinner. Please see the program below.

We look forward to see you on 15-16 June 2022 in Breda!

Please note that all details mentioned on this page may be subject to change.


12.30 – 13.30Lunch hosted by BUAS
13.30 – 14.00Welcome to the 21st EuroFM Research Symposium |
Tuuli Jylhä (EuroFM Research Chair), Vitalija Danivska (Breda University) and Pieter C. le Roux (EuroFM Chair)

Welcome to BUAS | Academy director Gienke Osinga
14.00 – 15.15Paper session 1: Views on sustainable FM | Chair: Bert Smit

Improving organisational resilience to disaster events: an FM perspective
Keith Jones, Mariantonietta Morga, Nadeesha Wanigarathna, and Femke Mulder

Principals and Suggestions for Sustainable Materials Management within Facility Management
Rachel Kuijlenburg, Thomas Wissingh, Frans Joosstens, Swenja Remijn,
Kim A. Poldner, and Mark P. Mobach

Digital trends in FM – Awareness gap between end users and service providers
Klaus Homan, David Martinez, Jacqueline Privenau, Jorma Säteri, and
Sergio Vega
15.30 – 16.15Digital innovations in FM by students | Chair: Vitalija Danivska
16.30 –
Paper session 2: New use of an existing theory | Chair: Rianne Appel

Beyond Satisfaction – Internal Service Barometer for measuring customer satisfaction
Torben Bernhold, Niklas Wiesweg, Thomas Löhmer, and Susanne Lill

The value of FM for a healthy urban environment; application of the FM Value Map to Urban FM
Jaap Wijnja and Jeannette Nijkamp
17.20 – 18.30Drinks at the campus hosted by BUAS
19.30Dinner outside hosted by BUAS


09.00 – 09.30Welcome to day 2 by Tuuli Jylhä and Vitalija Danivska

Keynote: Rethinking sustainability in FM | Frans Melissen
09.30 – 10.45Paper session 3: FM topics – Hybrid working and information modelling | Chair: Keith Jones

The role of FM post pandemic: delivering employee experience and meeting business needs
Simone Fenton-Jarvis and Mel Bull

Hybrid profiles for knowledge workers – flexible workplace and time
Inka Sankari and Suvi Nenonen

BIM-based information model for the provision of the demand-oriented facility management services janitorial cleaning
Nadine Wills
and Joaquín Díaz
11.00 – 12.15Paper session 4: Work environment in organisations | Rachel Kuijlenburg

Interior design features predicting satisfaction with office workspace
privacy and noise
Susanne Colenberg, Natalia Romero Herrera, and David Keyson

Can physical characteristics in the interrogation room aid the witness in recalling what happened?
Twan Bouwhuis, Joris Verwijmeren, Ruth Pijls-Hoekstra, and Brenda H. Groen

A typology for the university campus as a living lab for Facility Management education and research
Wouter van Tankeren, Vitalija Danivska, and Bert Smit
Closing the Symposium by Tuuli Jylhä and Vitalija Danivska
12.15 – 13.00Lunch
13.00 – 13.40Food experience & Wine tasting

Additional information

2 Day Programme

Participation free of charge for EuroFM Members only.

Please contact the EuroFM office if you are a EuroFM member but not have received an invitation by e-mail with a registration link for this event.


June 16, 2022

Hosted by Breda University of Applied Sciences

Campus address:
Monseigneur Hopmansstraat 2
4817 JS Breda
The Netherlands

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