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

  • Featured Solution Provider

    PowerSecure is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. PowerSecure provides energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy infrastructure, energy efficiency, and utility infrastructure. Distributed energy infrastructure solutions include Interactive Distributed Generation® (iDG®), solar energy, fuel cells, energy storage and microgrid solutions. PowerSecure is a pioneer in developing distributed power systems and integration of distributed energy resources in a sophisticated microgrid.

  • Featured Solution Provider

    As a strategic business partner, SUEZ offers the most comprehensive set of chemical and equipment solutions and services available, helping our customers manage and optimize their water resources and process challenges across industries and municipalities. It is our goal to enable our customers to meet increasing water demands and population needs, overcome scarcity challenges, enhance their environmental stewardship and comply with regulatory requirements. We partner with our customers to help them reduce costs and prepare for the evolving demands of their industry.

  • Featured Solution Provider

    DCO is a independent private developer, owner, engineer, constructor and operator of energy projects including district energy, CHP, distributed generation, renewable energy, and microgrids. We have completed projects for college/universities, hospitals, gaming, industrials, institutional, commercial, and government entities ranging in size from 1.5 MW to 128 MW.

  • Featured Solution Provider

    Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. The company is at the forefront of the green building movement and provides smart sustainable restroom solutions by manufacturing water-efficient products such as flushometers, electronic faucets, sink systems, soap dispensing systems, and vitreous china fixtures for commercial markets worldwide.

  • Featured Solution Provider

    Internationally recognized thought leadership with IP in the areas of thermal dynamics, application engineering, optics, solid-state lighting, IoT and photovoltaic integration. energybank is a new company with proven, exceptional experience.

  • Featured Solution Provider

    At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because that’s what really matters. And we’re here to make sure it works.

  • Maria Koetter, Director of Sustainability

    Maria is the Director of Sustainability for Louisville Metro and is responsible for city-wide strategic sustainability planning, policy development and implementation of new programs and initiatives.  Ms. Koetter wrote Louisville’s first sustainability plan “Sustain Louisville” which was released in March 2013. Ms. Koetter has extensive experience with corporate social responsibility programs and organizational sustainability planning. Ms. Koetter formerly founded Bgreen2 LLC, which provided corporate sustainability consulting services.

  • Aurora Winslade, Director of Sustainability

    Winslade brings more than a decade of experience in higher education and energy efficiency efforts in the private sector, where she helped to translate visionary ideas into on-the-ground reality. She is currently the transformational program manager for Hawaii Energy, a state program administered by Leidos Engineering, at which she designs and manages programs to shift the market for energy efficiency in Hawaii through education, research, and strategic partnerships.

  • Tyler Weaver, Waste Reduction Specialist

    Tyler, sustainability coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, since 2007, has developed a comprehensive sustainability program that continues to yield impressive results.  The facility is recycling in 28 categories, has reduced its medical waste by 75 percent — saving more than $1 million each year — and achieved a recycling rate of 45 percent.  “The healthcare industry is among the most wasteful on earth,” explains Tyler  “it’s our duty to change how waste is perceived, from being a costly burden to an opportunity and a commodity.

  • Cliff Majersik, Executive Director

    Cliff Majersik is the executive director of the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), a national nonprofit organization that is laser-focused on increasing energy efficiency in buildings to save money, drive economic growth, reduce harmful pollution, and tackle climate change. Under his guidance, IMT is a trailblazer in the energy efficiency field, recognized across the globe for accelerating investment in energy-efficient buildings through hands-on guidance, technical and market research, policy and program development, and promotion of best practices.

  • Kevin Kanoff, Campus Energy Director

    Kevin has extensive experience and knowledge in, evaluating existing systems and retrofitting energy conservation measures to functioning building and process systems. His experiences, includes; data collection, energy data analysis, energy conservation measure project development, energy conservation measure construction management, measurement and verification of energy conservation measures, development of annual Energy Reports for Senior Management, and developing energy master plans. In addition, he is on the budget development team and energy procurement team for the facility.

  • Gregory Clark & Shannon Tolliver, Director of Construction and Facilities & Sustainability Director

    Greg Clark directs the construction and facilities teams for all White Castle Management Co properties and manages industrial food plant construction for projects up to 20 million dollars. Direct Construction department for all new stores, remodels, re-images. Directs all facilities maintenance staff for 390+ stores, corporate office, 9 regional office/warehouses, 3 meat plants, 2 bakeries and 3 frozen food plants.  Shannon Tolliver directs White Castle’s Corporate Social Responsibility program. This includes continuously improving environmental performance using best management practices and emphasizing pollution prevention and efficient use of resources. Additionally, she sets measurable goals for environmental performance and track progress toward these goals.

  • Nate Verhanovitz, Engineering Director

    Michigan State University has constructed the largest non-utility Carport Solar Array in North America. It consists of five commuter parking lots on MSU’s main campus including 5,000 parking spots and 45 acres. This renewable energy has been successfully integrated into the campus Microgrid together with traditional gas-fired electric generation assets in a central plant. This case study covers the operational details and lessons learned at the central plant from solar operations.

  • Joyce Mihalik, Vice President – Integrated Design Services

    Joyce leads the Integrative Design Services group at Forest City Realty Trust, a team of engineers, architects and technical specialists who identify and implement best practices and standards for new construction design, sustainable programs, facilities and building systems. She holds degrees from The Ohio State University in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Akron. She is a LEED AP & WELL AP, and also serves as an Advisory committee chair for the Real Estate Roundtable, USGBC & DOE Real Estate Group and Board Member for the Institute for Market Transformation.

  • 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.

  • Craig Lieberman, Sustainability Programs Projects Leader

    Craig drives Sustainability Programs at Bell including Vision 20/15 goals to achieve 20% intensity reduction in Waste, Energy and GHG versus Bell 2009 baseline. In addition to these corporate goals, Bell is also adopting targeted water reductions on an absolute basis. He also plans employee engagement activities on these topics and executes Kaizens across the Bell enterprise to achieve these goals.

  • Andy Lempera, Senior Principal Engineer

    Andy is an engineer at PepsiCo where he develops energy conservation projects for manufacturing facilities. He was a consulting engineer for 10 years during which he received his PE license and LEED accreditation. He has bachelors in mechanical engineer from Purdue and a masters in energy engineering from UIC.

  • Shannon Carroll, Director - Enterprise Sustainability

    Shannon is an experienced sustainability professional. She has deep knowledge of all ends of the corporate structure including corporate and supply chain sustainability, corporate real estate, and network operations. Leadership style is to push boundaries, while still making good business decisions. Her key accomplishments include being the internal driver for large scale renewable energy, zero-waste, and supply chain human rights audits.



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

Facility Management

  • Waste Stream Management
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Waste Water Treatment , Reuse Recycling
  • 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

Efficient Retrofits

  • Capital Financing
  • Commercial HVAC - VRF
  • 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

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


  • Fuels, Combustion & Material Handling
  • 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


  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Airbus Group
  • AK Steel Holding
  • Akron General Medical Center
  • Akron–Canton Airport
  • Allegheny Wesleyan College
  • Amazon
  • American Electric Power
  • American Financial Group
  • Ashland University
  • AT&T
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Belmont College
  • Bethesda North Hospital
  • Big Lots
  • Boeing
  • Bombardier
  • Cardinal Health
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cedarville University
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Christ Hospital
  • Cincinnati Financial
  • City of Cincinnati
  • City of Cleveland
  • City of Pittsburgh
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport
  • Cohen and Co
  • Cologix Columbus Data Centers
  • Comcast Technology Center
  • Covance Laboratories
  • Dana
  • Danone
  • Dayton International Airport
  • Denison University
  • DSW
  • Expedient Data Centers
  • Express
  • Facebook
  • Fifth Third Bancorp
  • FirstEnergy
  • Forest City Realty Trust
  • Franciscan University
  • General Dynamics
  • General Mills
  • General Motors
  • God's Bible School and College
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber
  • Greif
  • H5 Data Centers
  • Harbor
  • Hexion
  • Hillcrest Hospital
  • Hospital Corporation of America
  • Hudson City School District
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Huntington Bancshares
  • J.M. Smucker
  • James M. Cox Dayton International Airport
  • John Carroll University
  • Kellogg's
  • Kent State University
  • Kenyon College
  • KeyCorp
  • Kongsberg Protech Systems
  • Kroger
  • L Brands
  • Louisville Metro Government
  • Luxottica Retail
  • Macy's
  • Marathon Petroleum
  • Mars Incorporated
  • Mercy College of Ohio
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Metro Data Center
  • Mettler-Toledo International
  • Miami University-Oxford
  • Miami Valley Hospital
  • Michigan State University
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Modelez International
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Nationwide
  • Nestle
  • NSF International
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Owens Corning
  • Owens-Illinois
  • Parker-Hannifin
  • Pepsico
  • Port Columbus International Airport
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Racksquared Data Centers
  • Safran
  • Saint Mary's College
  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Subaru of Indiana Automotive
  • Swarthmore College
  • The Coca Cola Company
  • The College of Wooster
  • The MetroHealth System
  • The Michaels Companies
  • The University of Findlay
  • Toledo Express Airport
  • TravelCenters of America
  • TriHealth
  • Unilever
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Walsh University
  • Western & Southern Financial Group
  • White Castle Management
  • Worthington Industries
  • WOW! Enterprise Services
  • Wright State University-Lake Campus
  • Xavier University
  • Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square


Time Monday
October 8th, 2018
October 9th, 2018
October 10th, 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/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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