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.


  • Kevin Purdy , Vice President Smart Infrastructure

    Kevin is responsible for all infrastructure design, implementation, security and support across North America. He is actively working on turning existing buildings into smart buildings . This includes the following: server, storage, converged infrastructure, mainframe, network, cloud services, voice, video, collaboration, Database, and middleware.  Additional responsibilities include new plant and office expansions, startups and temporary offices across North America.

  • 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.

  • Jonathan Lee, Director of Energy Solutions

    Jonathan Lee, Director of Energy Solutions, works toward the success of Wyndham’s commitment to triple-bottom line success, People, Planet and Profits. As a member of the Corporate Sustainability Group, he develops projects which reduce Wyndham’s energy use intensity and carbon emissions. While at Wyndham, he has focused on distributed energy, such as solar PV and co-generation, and also energy efficiency projects across the operational portfolio.

  • John Schoettler, Vice President Global Real Estate and Facilities

    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 Gettleman is currently employed at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts as Vice President of Facilities Management and Real Estate. In this position, Wendy has 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.

  • Al Hildreth, Global Energy Director

    Al is the Company Energy Director 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 Director, and a Certified Hazardous Materials Director.

  • 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.

  • Juan Carlos Marin, Global Director of Energy Solutions Team

    Juan has been working with K-C since 1995 with broad leadership experience in plant maintenance, engineering, capital projects management, and energy and risk control for the K-C Latin American Operations. In 2007, he joined the K-C corporate energy solutions team and has been instrumental in designing and delivering strategies in energy management to achieve significant cost and GHG reductions through energy conservation and efficiency improvement across the enterprise.

  • Nicole Smith, Customer Sustainability Director

    Nicole joined Coca-Cola Refreshments in 2012, managing data for manufacturing facilities and leading energy and water efficiency training and initiatives as well as the recycling program for three years. In 2015, she transitioned to Coca-Cola North America, and partners with customer teams to collaborate on sustainability initiatives.

  • Ronald Robbins, Sustainability Performance Director

    Ronald is a Sustainability Performance Director for the Postal Service’s HQ’s Office of Sustainability. Before joining the Postal Service in 1991, Mr. Robbins was an Environmental Consultant and also served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in the Fiji Islands from 1984 to 1986. He has been recognized by the three US Presidents and the USEPA for his work in federal government with waste reduction, pollution prevention and environmentally preferable purchasing (aka green purchasing) and has also published a number of articles and papers on these topics.



  • 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
  • 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
  • Air Handling and Indoor Air Quality
  • 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
  • Transformers & Switchgear
  • Electric BOP & Auxiliaries
  • I&C & Digital Controls

Upstream and Midstream

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


  • Abbvie
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital
  • ADP
  • AGCO
  • Alcoa
  • Anthem
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical
  • Bank of America
  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Bergrstom, Inc.
  • Birch
  • Boeing
  • Bostik
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Caterpillar
  • CBRE Group
  • CNH Industrial
  • City of Chicago
  • Chicago Private Schools
  • CSX
  • CUS Healthcare
  • Cleveland State University
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital
  • Dean foods
  • Detroit Diesel
  • Dollar Tree
  • Eastman Chemical
  • Edward Hospital
  • Energizer Battery
  • Estee Lauder
  • Faurecia
  • Ford
  • Gates Corporation
  • General Motors
  • Genzyme/Sanofi
  • Govenor's State University
  • University of Illinois--Springfield
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical
  • American Internet Services
  • City of Rockford
  • City of Springfield
  • City of Indianapolis
  • City of Fort Wayne
  • City of Evansville
  • City of Des Moines
  • City of Iowa City
  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • City of Milwaukee
  • City of Madison
  • City of Green Bay
  • City of Kansas City
  • Bradley University
  • Edward Hospital
  • Hitachi Automotive
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Kankakee Community College
  • Lawson Products
  • Lear Corporation
  • Leggett&Platt
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
  • McDonald's
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Mercy Health Communities
  • Michigan State University
  • Mondelez-Kraft
  • Motorola Mobility
  • Noranda Aluminum
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern University
  • Norton Healthcare
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • OSI Industries
  • Pearson
  • Perdue Farms Inc.
  • Potbelly Sandwich Works
  • Presence Health
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Quest Diagnostics Inc.
  • Adhost Data Center
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
  • Ricondo & Associates
  • Riverside Medical Center
  • Roche
  • Digital Realty Trust
  • Sargento Foods
  • Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Shaw Industries
  • Snyder's-Lance, Inc.
  • Spansion, Inc.
  • Starbucks
  • DataSite Data Centers
  • CenturyLink Data Centers
  • Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
  • Sundyne Corporation
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Valspar Corporation
  • TI Automotive
  • Toyota
  • TPC Group
  • Trinity Industries
  • Truman Medical Centers
  • TTX Company
  • Turner Construction
  • United States Postal Service
  • United Stationers
  • Univar Inc
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois-Springfield
  • USG Corporation
  • Valmont Industries
  • Veteran's Hospital
  • VF Corporation
  • Visa
  • Verizon Data Centers
  • Walgreens
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Well Point Health Care
  • West Liberty Foods
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Win Cup
  • WMS Gaming
  • Wyndham Worldwide

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel


Time Monday
May 13th, 2019
May 14th, 2019
May 15th, 2019
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/Registration 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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