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

  • Gary Graham, Director of Energy Management

    Gary brings 30 years of experience helping clients assess, develop and implement energy and sustainability programs and realize savings. At C&W, he directs and supports the development and implementation of the energy management portion of the company’s Global Occupier Services platform. He holds a BS in General Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana and is a Certified Energy Manager and a LEED Accredited Professional. 

  • Dominic Veltri , Director - Network & Technology Critical Facilities Engineering & Construction

    Dominic is the Director of Verizon’s Global Wireline Facility Engineering & Construction Team. His responsibilities include the Engineering, Design & Construction of critical Power and HVAC systems for CentralOffices and customer Data Center facilities and the Planning, Management and Tracking of criticalsystem capacity and utilization.

  • KyuJung Whang, Vice President Facilities

    KyuJung leads the departments responsible for the planning, development, operation and maintenance of Princeton’s campus. He oversees the day-to-day management and strategic development of the University’s buildings and lands, including the University’s forthcoming 2026 Campus Plan, real estate functions and commitments to sustainability.

  • Jim Davoux, Director, Global Energy Management & Environmental Sustainability

    Jim has worked in industry for 20 years in various manufacturing, engineering, and technical roles with Marathon Oil, Abbott Laboratories, and AbbVie. In his current role, he oversees AbbVie’s global programs for energy management and environmental sustainability. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Iowa.

  • 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 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

    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.

  • Dr. Steven Driver, Global Energy Program Director

    Steven P. Driver, Ph.D. has over 25 years experience in engineering, project management, systems commissioning, and energy auditing. Having completed numerous energy audits, both National and International, he continues his mission to reduce industry operational cost and climate impact through the use of innovative technologies. As Genzyme’s Energy Program Director, he is responsible for driving a 13,000 metric ton carbon reduction and over $4.9M in energy cost savings over the past four years. Steve assisted Genzyme in meeting their 2007-12 green house emissions goal of 25% early resulting in the EPA Climate Leaders Award.

  • 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.

  • Kurtis Jetsel, Director - Facilities & ESH

    Kurtis’s 30 plus year career with Lockheed Martin started as an anti-satelite missile technician moving into manufacturing engineering then into test operations and then into operations. Including Progam Sr. management with emphasis on International Program management. A recent role was oversight of the Systems Engineering Test organization at WSMR and Redstone Arsenal. Currently serving as Director of Facilities and ESH for MFC Business Area

  • 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. He 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.



  • 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
  • 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
  • Transformers & Switchgear
  • Electric BOP & Auxiliaries
  • I&C & Digital Controls

Upstream and Midstream

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



  • Abbott
  • Addus HomeCare
  • ADP
  • Adtalem Global Education
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital
  • AIM Specialty Health
  • AkzoNobel
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
  • Allstate
  • Amita Health Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
  • Anthem
  • Aptar
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • Bergrstom, Inc.
  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Bostik
  • Bridgestone Retail Operations
  • Carle Foundation Hospital
  • CBRE Group
  • CDW
  • Centegra Hospitals McHenry
  • Chicago Private Schools
  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • City of Chicago
  • City of Des Moines
  • City of Evansville
  • City of Fort Wayne
  • City of Green Bay
  • City of Indianapolis
  • City of Iowa City
  • City of Kansas City
  • City of Madison
  • City of Milwaukee
  • City of Rockford
  • City of Springfield
  • Cleveland State University
  • Dean foods
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital
  • Detroit Diesel
  • Dover
  • Durham School Services
  • Edward Hospital
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
  • Faurecia
  • Ford
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security
  • General Motors
  • Goshen Community Schools
  • Govenor's State University
  • Griffith Foods
  • Health Care Service
  • Hearthside Food Solutions
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Hospira
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana University
  • Innovel Solutions
  • JLL
  • John Deere
  • Kankakee Community College
  • Komatsu
  • Lawson Products
  • Leggett&Platt
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McHenry County College
  • McKinsey & Company Inc.
  • Memorial Medical Center
  • Mercy Health Communities
  • Michigan State University
  • Molex CES
  • Motorola Mobility
  • Noranda Aluminum
  • Northern Illinois University
  • NorthShore Evanston Hospital
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern University
  • Norton Healthcare
  • OSF HealthCare
  • OSI Industries
  • Pactiv
  • Perdue Farms Inc.
  • Potbelly Sandwich Works
  • Presence Health
  • PSAV
  • Quaker
  • Rauland-Borg Corp.
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
  • Riverside Medical Center
  • Roche
  • RRD
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Sargento Foods
  • Shaw Industries
  • Snyder's-Lance, Inc.
  • Spansion, Inc.
  • Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
  • Swagelok Company
  • The Owens Group
  • The University of Chicago
  • TI Automotive
  • Toyota
  • Transdev North America
  • TreeHouse Foods
  • Trinity Industries
  • Truman Medical Centers
  • TTX Company
  • United States Postal Service
  • Univar
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Wisconsin
  • US Foods
  • USG Corporation
  • Valmont Industries
  • Veteran's Hospital
  • Waubonsee Community College
  • Well Point Health Care
  • West Liberty Foods
  • 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 - 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

    • Jamie Meyers
    • Manager of Sustainability
    • Walgreens
    • Brendan Sullivan
    • VP Global Facilities
    • Estee Lauder
    • Matthew Emden
    • Energy Ambassador
    • Principia College