Our Future Facilities & Power Summit connects Solution Providers at the forefront of Operational Efficiency, Energy Management, Power, Building Automation, Building Envelope Solutions, Facility Management and Security with Corporate Leaders of Facilities, Finance,  Sustainability, Energy, Real Estate, and Engineering from Commercial, Light Industrial, Institutional and Retail facilities from fortune 500 & 1000 Corporations.  Designed to help you accelerate decision making, prioritize initiatives and link facility efficiency strategies to the goals of your corporation.   You’ll discover how to plan for — and capitalize on — emerging technologies and receive exclusive access to some of the world’s leading technology and solution providers — in one convenient location.

Keynote Speakers

  • Ian Lahiff, Energy Project Manager

    Ian’s role includes leading a skilled team of construction managers and controls specialists, working to identify and implement energy-efficiency upgrades throughout the city’s wide portfolio of existing buildings. As a licensed professional engineer and LEED-AP, he also helps ensure all new City facilities are built to LEED certification.

  • Mark Niehaus, Global Energy Engineer

    Mark provides energy management support and technical support to utilities areas in a global manufacturing network of over 20 manufacturing sites. His responsibilities include leading energy management programs and initiatives for 10 synthetic fiber manufacturing sites. Work also includes front end design, detailed design reviews, and commissioning for utilities improvement projects such as boiler, chiller, air compressor, and HVAC system upgrades and replacements.

  • Rami Vagal, Senior Manager, Sustainability

    Rami is a multi-disciplinary sustainability professional with a proven expertise in developing, implementing and communicating strategic sustainability programs for global, publicly traded organization. Specialties: Strategic Planning, Sustainable Development/CSR, Sustainability Communications, Social Impact ROI, Environmental Impact ROI, Systems Thinking, Education and Advocacy, Purpose Driven Strategic Implementation, Cross-Functional Leadership and Team Building.

  • John Crouch, Director of Facilities

    John is responsible for the Maintenance Department, Biomed, Security, Landscaping, Environmental Services and construction projects.  He believes that facilities managers can find creative yet simple ways to integrate technology solutions into their operations.  One idea is to include the ARC Facilities platform into the budget for a future renovation or building budget.

  • Steven Driver, Global Energy Program Director

    Steven’s presentation will familiarize the audience with different financial techniques required to sell energy projects or an entire program to senior management. The overall process from setting the environmental/financial goal, to creating an energy baseline and preforming the critical energy audit is reviewed. Tracking performance is also discussed along with how to make a program sustainable over time.

  • Ron Frantzen, Executive Director Facility Management

    Ron will present on the need for energy efficiency at the work place. He will discuss methods for identifying these options which include: water conservation measures from sinks to toilets, lighting upgrades verses total fixture replacement, how parking lot LED lighting reduces electrical utilization and Facility Automation with Digital Direct Controllers for your Heating cooling systems that will saves thousands of expense dollars annually. 

  • Rex Hamre , VP – Sustainability Director

    Rex is a Sustainability Director of the Southeast Region with JLL’s Project and Development Services Group. He is focused on leveraging the bottom-line benefits of sustainability initiatives to achieve positive environmental impact.

  • Shreya Patel, Sustainable Operations Director

    Shreya manages environmental and sustainability metrics for 20 manufacturing sites, 10 distribution centers, 3 headquarter buildings and 3 sales offices across NA. She analyzes Co2, Waste, Water, Energy & COD metrics across categories and actively seek opportunities to reduce environmental footprint through process management and capital improvement projects.

  • Breitner Marczewski, Director of Energy Engineering

    Breitner’s presentation will showcase the tools in the Energy Management System at General Motors that helps implementing real energy savings projects. Based on three basic elements: leadership support, allocation of targets and action plans, any company can prepare an energy management system that drives positive economical results and consequently mitigate climate change.

  • John Schoettler, Vice President Global Real Estate and Facilities

    John’s disciplines within his areas of responsibility include office leasing, asset management and construction management. Design and construction projects include both urban infill and interior improvements of office complexes throughout a global portfolio of over 10MM square feet spanning 150+ locations in 29 countries. In 2006, his team worked with Vulcan Real Estate to develop a 1.7MM square foot urban campus in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood.

  • Wendy Gettleman, Vice President of Facilities Management & Real Estate

    Wendy’s position includes oversight of Facilities Maintenance and Operations; Planning, Design and Construction; Real Estate & Energy Management; Facilities Business Services, including General Services and Food Services. In this role, Wendy will drive the Facilities agenda including major capital construction and renovations, pursue continuity of plant operations for all DFCI sites and guide master facility space planning efforts.

  • Julie Newman, Director of Sustainability

    Julie is an experienced Director Of Sustainability with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. She is a strong community and social services professional skilled in Research, Fundraising, Sustainability, Climate Change, and Grant Writing.

  • Jimmy Gresham, Facilities Director - Operations

    Jimmy is a Higher Education Facilities professional with broad experience including complex technical leadership, in planning, managing, coordinating, supervising and overseeing facilities areas of operations, maintenance, grounds and contract services. His specialties include facilities management, energy management, staffing and staff management, budgeting, master planning, construction management, contract management, safety, scheduling, drafting, surveying and HAZMAT.

  • Dr. Charles Marshall, Director Asset Management & Sustainability

    Charles has more than 20 years of utilities and facilities management experience. He is the Director of Asset Management, leads the Asset Management function within the Asset Management and Sustainability Division of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) the world’s most traveled airport with more than 100 million passengers annually and the most efficient airport.



  • Network Security Monitoring
  • 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

Building Envelope Solutions

  • Structural Materials
  • Glazing, Sealants and Coatings
  • Air & Vapor Membranes
  • Roof Retrofitting and Restoration
  • Insulation
  • Radiant heating Solutions
  • Window Solutions
  • Air & Water Filtration
  • Roofing Systems and Waterproofing

Facility Management

  • BIM: Building Information Modeling
  • Water Management and Water Treatment
  • Maintenance & Security
  • UAV Services
  • Smart Water Management, Washroom Solutions
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • Painting & Renovation
  • Facility Life Cycle Management

Energy Management

  • Energy Audits
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Energy Procurement
  • Visualization/Energy Visibility
  • District Heating and Cooling
  • Combined Heat and Power
  • Commercial Waste Management
  • Demand Response Programs
  • Smart Grid Technology
  • Smart Water Technologies

Building Automation

  • Data Visualization & Management
  • Internet of Things
  • Building Intelligence Software
  • Advanced Metering
  • Integrated building management
  • Commercial Display Solutions
  • Cable Management
  • Data Governance & Cyber Security

Efficient Retrofits

  • Capital Financing
  • Smart HVAC: Sensors & Controls
  • Modular Chillers & Air Handling
  • Advanced Lighting & Controls
  • Air Quality Management
  • Smart Metering Solutions
  • Moving into the Cloud
  • Financing for Onsite Power

Corporate Real Estate

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

Big Data

  • Advanced Sensor Systems
  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • High-Frequency Overhead
  • Underground Current
  • Voltage Sensors
  • Flexible System Architecture Design
  • Internet of Things
  • Cyber Security


  • Finance, Regulatory & Development
  • Monetizing Microgrids
  • Control Technology
  • Integration of Distributed Microgrid Controls
  • Predictive Controls
  • Smart Meter Data Analysis
  • New Storage Technologies

Labor Management

  • Maximize Workforce Productivity
  • Reduce Hiring Costs and Challenges
  • Minimize Workers'Comp Exposure
  • Control Rising Benefits Costs
  • Reduce SUTA/Unemployment Costs
  • Protect from Labor Legislation

Heat Transfer

  • Once-Through Steam Generators
  • Heat Recovery Steam Generators
  • Simple Cycle Catalyst Systems
  • Fired Heat and Process Heaters
  • Waste Heat Recovery Units

Engineering and Construction

  • Customized Planning
  • Conceptual and Detailed Engineering
  • Construction Management, Startup & Commissioning
  • Program management
  • Asset Optimization
  • Financing & Procurement
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Sustainable Building Energy Systems


  • Concentrating Solar Power
  • Biomass Technology
  • Wind Energy Systems and Technologies
  • Geothermal Power, Hydro/Ocean Power
  • Emerging Energy Technologies
  • CHP & Hybrid Power & Energy Systems


  • Power Management for Large Buildings
  • Boilers & Heat Recovery Steam Generators
  • Solar, Wind, Hydro and Geothermal
  • Heat Exchangers, Condensers, Cooling Systems,
  • Steam Turbine-Generators
  • Electric Generators and Onsite Energy Generation
  • Transformers & Switchgear
  • Electric BOP & Auxiliaries
  • I&C & Digital Controls

Upstream and Midstream

  • Upgrades
  • Pipeline Capacity
  • Robotic Drilling Systems
  • Integrated Models
  • Mobile Client Application


  • Abbott Labortories
  • Abbvie
  • Actuant
  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
  • Aflac
  • Alcon
  • Allsteel Inc.
  • Atlanta Public Schools
  • Barnes Aerospace
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Baptist Hospital of Miami
  • Barksdale Air Force Base
  • Bell Helicopter/Textron
  • Benzer Pharmacy
  • Blue-Bird Corp.
  • Blue Origin
  • Bob Jones University
  • Bombardier
  • Borg Warner
  • Bostik Inc.
  • Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Carolinas HealthCare System
  • Camp Shelby Air Force Base
  • City of Atlanta
  • City of Charlotte
  • City of Orlando
  • City of Jacksonville
  • City of Louisville
  • City of Memphis
  • City of Nashville
  • City of Washington
  • City of Saratosa
  • City of Tampa
  • Clemson University - Utilities
  • CNH America LLC
  • CVS Health Corporation
  • Corning
  • Costco
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • Crayola LLC
  • Crown Cork & Seal
  • Cytec Industries
  • Draken International
  • Ferro Corporation
  • FMC
  • Fort Gordon Millitary Base
  • Fort Campbell Military Base
  • Fort Knox Army Base
  • FPL Foods
  • Florida Hospital
  • Florida State Prison
  • Genzyme Corporation
  • Georgia Public Service Commission
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia State University
  • Gwinnett Technical College
  • Heaven Hill Distilleries
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Hillsborough County BOCC
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Husqvarna
  • IMMI
  • Ingredion
  • John Crane
  • James Madison University
  • Kamin LLC
  • Kraft Foods
  • Lake Sumter State College
  • Lear Corporation
  • Legget & Platt
  • Lexmark International, Inc.
  • Lowe's
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Masco Corporation
  • MAT Holdings
  • Material Sciences Corporation
  • Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
  • McFarland Clinic
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Memorial Hospital West
  • Miami-Dade County
  • Miliken
  • Mohawk Industries
  • Molex Corporation
  • Moog, Inc.
  • Motorola Mobility
  • Noranda Inc.
  • Novartis
  • Novelis
  • Novozymes
  • OFS Optics
  • Outokumpu Stainless
  • Orlando International Airport
  • Pall Corporation
  • PCC Airfoils
  • Pearson
  • Perry Ellis International
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Polaris
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Quad/Graphics
  • Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • Raymond James Financial
  • Raytheon
  • Redstone Arsenal Army Base
  • Saint Leo University
  • Saputo
  • Sanofi
  • School District of Palm Beach County
  • Shepherd Center
  • SPX Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Tampa International Airport
  • Tenneco Automotive
  • Texas Instruments
  • Textron
  • Time Warner Global Real Estate
  • The Kroger Co
  • The Home Depot
  • Thyssenkrup Elevator
  • Tyndall Air Force Base
  • United States Postal Service
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Miami
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Wisconsin
  • United States Penitentiary , Atlanta
  • University of Tampa
  • US Solvay
  • Valmont Industries
  • WalMart
  • Walgreens
  • Well Point Health Care
  • WIKA Instruments
  • WinCup

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Tampa Airport Marriott


Time Monday
October 21st, 2019
October 22nd, 2019
October 23rd, 2019
7:00am Round-Table Networking Breakfast Round-Table Networking Breakfast
8:00am - 10:00am Presentation Presentation
10:00am Networking Coffee Break Networking 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
3:00pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Networking Coffee Break
3:30pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Presentations
5:00pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception & Dinner

Delegate Video Testimonial

    • Al Hildreth
    • Global Energy Manager
    • General Motors
    • Brendan Sullivan
    • VP Global Facilities
    • Estee Lauder
    • Matthew Emden
    • Energy Ambassador
    • Principia College