Our Future Facilities & Sustainability Summit connects Solution Providers with Corporate Directors of Sustainability, Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain, Engineering and Facilities who are responsible for Sustainability, Operational Intelligence and Energy Efficiency for Commercial, Light Industrial, Institutional and Retail facilities from fortune 500 & 1000 Corporations. This Summit is designed to bring together companies that offer the best solutions for Waste, Recycling,  Zero Emission Buildings, Water Treatment Systems, Water Efficiency, Compressed Air Systems, Distributed Power, Attracting the Right Talent,  Building Automation, Construction, Building Materials, Closing The Envelope, Internet of Things, Renewable Energy, Lighting, BMS Controls, Multi Site Strategies, Enterprise Operations,  Camera & Security Systems and Cyber Security to attendees who are looking to achieve their 2020 Social Corporate Responsibility goals and maximize their best options to achieve operational efficiency and security for their facilities.


  • Al Hildreth, Global Energy Manager

    Al is the Company Energy Manager for General Motors Company –focusing on energy, water, and carbon including utility budgets, metrics, benchmarking, efficiency projects, water and carbon reporting, and renewable energy. He has worked at GM for over 30 years, including 5 years in Europe and Asia, 10 years with Saturn Corporation in Spring Hill, TN. Al is a registered Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, and a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager.

  • Gary Fitzjarrell, Vice President Facilities Management

    Gary Fitzjarrell brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare planning, design, construction, and facilities management into his role as VP Facilities Management at Texas Health Resources. Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. The system’s primary service area consists of 16 counties in north central Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Texas Health has 24 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system.

  • Bert Gumeringer, Assistant Vice President

    Experienced Assistant Vice President Operations with a demonstrated history of working in hospital facilities operations management. Skilled in Healthcare Consulting, Process Improvement, Budgeting, Operations Management, and Regulatory Compliance. Strong operations professional with a Certificate focused in Medical and Healthcare Management from Rice University – Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management.

  • Frank Rukavina, Sustainability Director

    Frank develops and directs highly successful programs and management teams that increase business efficiency, profitability and provide a positive corporate legacy. These include national award winning achievements for corporate social responsibility, environmental management, health & safety, quality assurance, and the sustainable design, construction and operation of major campuses.

  • Robert Whittier, Director of Sustainability & Environmental Affairs

    Robert has over a decade of experience in sustainability, as the Director of Sustainability at Northwestern University, a Manager in Deloitte’s Sustainability and Climate Change practice and as a Director in GE’s ecomagination program and with GE’s wind energy business.

  • Jeannie Renne-Malone, Vice President Sustainability

    Experienced Sustainability Vice President with extensive experience in sustainability, stakeholder engagement, life cycle assessment modeling, greening companies, and facilitating corporate and non-profits interfacing on environmental initiatives. Seasoned executive skilled in corporate strategy, development and execution of organization-wide initiatives, engaging with Board of Directors and senior leadership, and managing global teams.

  • Joby Carlson, Director, Energy & Operations Sustainability

    Joby is responsible for managing the development and execution of Walmart’s enterprise wide sustainability strategies for its own operations includes more than 11,000 facilities and massive trucking fleet worldwide. Joby leads the company’s global policies and approach to addressing climate and emissions, advancing energy efficiency, scaling renewables, improving refrigeration, eliminating solid and organic waste, increasing water stewardship and conserving land and habitat.

  • Jim Riley, Executive Director - Utilities & Energy Services

    Jim is the Executive Director for Utilities & Energy Services since 2002. $250 million in capital upgrades completed, expanded demand-side responsibilities, improved customer service, and achieved 45 percent reduction in university energy consumption per square foot served. He achieved $162 million in cost avoidance over 11 year period at Texas A&M through reduced purchased energy cost – as a result of improved operating efficiency.

  • Karen Magid, Director of Sustainability and STEM

    Karen is the Director of the Center for Sustainability and Environmental Justice at Huston-Tillotson University and Co-Director for the Dumpster Project. The Dumpster Project is an sustainability and environmental education initiative to turn a dumpster into a happy, healthy home and platform for engaging conversation. The Dumpster Project is housed at Huston-Tillotson University, and links to our initiatives as sustainability is considered through academic, outreach, and operational lenses.

  • IBM, Featured Partner

    The future of power generation holds sophisticated malware enabling attacks of hostile intent that can seize control of systems, change system parameters, hold hostage or destroy industrial systems. Today’s traditional approaches to industrial cyber security are unstainable as air gapping, disconnected point products and services don’t provide the comprehensive solutions for required for industrial security and its evolving threat landscape. That’s why IBM is helping clients develop an integrated and intelligent industrial security immune system to detect, respond and recover from attacks today and for tomorrow.

  • Hakon Mattson, Director of Energy Management & Facilities

    Hakon oversees Anthem’s development, implementation and reporting for all aspects of corporate sustainability programs. Hakon joined Anthem in 2011 and has lead the development of a five-year sustainability road-map, which includes targets for energy/water efficiency, waste minimization/diversion, carbon reduction, and associate engagement. Hakon has developed efficiency programs that have resulted in ENERGY STAR certifications for 25% of the Anthem portfolio. Hakon is a LEED AP and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond.

  • MaryAnn Ibeziako, Director of Engineering and Energy

    MaryAnn directs the overall energy program at the University of Maryland, College Park as well as providing campus-wide engineering support with regards to design standards, commissioning, energy modeling, and the Utility Master Plan. She coordinates efforts with the University’s Sustainability unit to ensure that strategies are developed and implemented to meet the University’s carbon neutrality commitment.



  • Data Center & Cloud Security
  • From Products to Platforms
  • Investing in Next-Generation Security
  • New Tactical and Strategic Challenges
  • Compliance and Security Automation Solutions
  • Protecting Web Connectivity
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)
  • Breach Insurance Protection
  • Enterprise Risk Management Solutions

Construction & Materials

  • Energy Efficiency & Emission Reduction
  • Alternative & Sustainable Materials
  • Recycling & Re-use
  • Material Life Cycle Assessment
  • Waste Management

Building Envelope Solutions

  • Structural Materials
  • Air & Vapor Membranes
  • Hazard Protection (Fire & Weather)
  • Insulation
  • Radiant heating Solutions
  • Window Solutions
  • Air & Water Filtration
  • Adhesives & Sealants

Facility Management

  • BIM: Building Information Modeling
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Maintenance & Security
  • Smart Water Management, Washroom Solutions
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • Sustainable Janitorial Solutions
  • Facility Life Cycle Management

Energy Management

  • Energy Audits
  • Energy Procurement
  • Visualization/Energy Visibility
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Asset Management
  • Demand Response Programs
  • Smart Grid Technology
  • Smart Water Technologies

Building Automation

  • Data Visualization & Management
  • Internet of Things
  • Building Intelligence Software
  • Advanced Metering
  • BAS + EMS + BOS
  • Data Governance & Cyber Security

Renewable Technology

  • Solar: Photovoltaic & Thermal Systems
  • Combined Heat & Power/ Fuel Cell Technology
  • Energy Storage
  • Heat Recovery Solutions
  • Water Conservation: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse

Efficient Retrofits

  • Capital Financing
  • Smart HVAC: Sensors & Controls
  • Advanced Lighting & Controls
  • Air Quality Management
  • Smart Metering Solutions
  • Moving into the Cloud

Corporate Real Estate

  • Real Estate ICT
  • Forecasting & Budgeting
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Finance & Risk Management
  • Procurement
  • Human Resources and Office Management


  • ABM International
  • AkzoNobel
  • Arrow Electronics
  • BAE Systems
  • Bancroft
  • Boston University
  • Brooklyn Hospital
  • Butterball
  • CentraState Healthcare
  • City Of Boston
  • City Of Cambridge
  • City Of Worcester
  • City of Springfield
  • City of Medford
  • College of New Jersey
  • Corning Inc
  • Dearco
  • Equinix, Inc.
  • Ethical Culture Fieldston School
  • FPL Foods
  • Genzyme
  • Hackensack UMC
  • Holcim US
  • Harvard University
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Keller Williams
  • Lockheed Martin
  • L'Oreal
  • Logan International Airport
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • MetLife
  • Montclair State University
  • Nestle
  • Oxford Real Estate
  • Parker Jewish Institute
  • Pepsico
  • PNY Technologies
  • Polarization Solutions, LLC
  • Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Sandvik
  • Sleepy's: The Mattress Professionals
  • Sunny Delight Company
  • St. Luke's Health Network
  • Toys'R'Us
  • Tyco International
  • University of Maryland
  • Virtua Health
  • Wakefern Food Corp
  • Wake Forest University
  • Yale University
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Actuant
  • AkzoNobel
  • Alcon
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Arrow Electronics
  • BAE Systems
  • Bancroft
  • Baystate Medical Center
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Blue-Bird Corp.
  • Boston University
  • BorgWarner
  • Bostik Inc.
  • Boston Capital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Brooklyn Hospital
  • CentraState Healthcare
  • City of Bethlehem
  • City of Meford
  • Coca-Cola America
  • Colliers
  • Cordis Corporation
  • Country Pure-Foods, Inc
  • Conagra Brands
  • Crown Beverage
  • CVS/Caremark
  • Duke University Hospital
  • Eastman Chemical
  • Ethical Culture Fieldston School
  • Equinix, Inc.
  • Ferro Corporation
  • Flanders Corporation
  • Fortune Brands
  • Ford Motor Company
  • FPL Foods
  • GE Aviation
  • General Dynamics
  • General Motors
  • General Mills
  • Genzyme / Sanofi
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Graftech International Holdings Inc.
  • Hakesen Healthcare
  • Harvard University
  • Hilton Hotels Group
  • Holcim US
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • International Flavors & Fragrances
  • JP Morgan Asset Managment
  • Kamin LLC
  • Kautex
  • Keller Williams
  • Kraft Foods
  • Krueger International
  • Lear Corporation
  • Leggett & Platt
  • Lockheed Martin
  • L'Oreal
  • Martha's Vineyard Airport
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • MetLife
  • Mondelez International
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Montclair State University
  • Motorola
  • Nantucket Memorial Airport
  • Noranda Inc.
  • North American Stainless
  • North Eastern University
  • Nestle
  • Novelis
  • OFS Fitel LLC
  • Oxford Real Estate
  • Parker Jewish Institute
  • Pearson
  • Pepsico
  • Perry Ellis International
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Plexus Corp
  • PNY Technologies
  • Polarization Solutions, LLC
  • Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • PPG Industries
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Quad/Graphics
  • Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Roche
  • Sandvik, Inc.
  • Sleepy's: The Mattress Professionals
  • Snyders-Lance
  • Sotheby's
  • Standard Motor Products
  • Sunny Delight Company
  • St. Luke's Health Network
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • The Boeing Company
  • Thyssenkrup
  • Toys'R'Us
  • Toyota Motors USA
  • Treatt USA
  • Tyco International
  • Tyson Foods
  • University of Maryland
  • Umass Memorial Medical Center
  • Valmont Industries
  • Virtua Health
  • Vitro
  • Wakefern Food Corp.
  • Walgreens
  • Worcester Regional Airport
  • WinCup
  • Wyndham Hotels
  • Weyerhaeuser Corp.

Schedule & Venue

Venue: Double Tree by Hilton Boston North Shore


Time Monday
May 14th, 2018
May 15th, 2018
May 16th, 2018
7:00am Round-Table Networking Breakfast Round-Table Networking Breakfast
8:00am Keynote Presentation Keynote Presentation
9:00am Presentations Presentations
10:00am Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break
11:00am Presentations Presentations
12:00pm Round-Table Networking Lunch Round-Table Networking Lunch
1:00pm Presentations Presentations
2:00pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Presentations Closing Presentation
(Subject to Change)
3:00pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break
3:30pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Presentations
5:00pm Exhibitor Setup/Registation Cocktail Reception
6:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm New Partnership Networking Dinner
8:00pm New Partnership Networking Dinner
9:00pm New Partnership Networking Dinner

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