Our Future Facilities Summit connects Solution Providers with Building Owners and Facility Managers who are responsible for Operational Intelligence and Energy Efficiency of Commercial, Light Industrial, Institutional and Retail facilities of fortune 500 & 1000 companies across North America. The Summit is designed to bring together companies that offer the best solutions for building automation, renewable energy & facilities management to attendees who are looking to evaluate and maximize their best options to achieve operational efficiency for their facilities.

FMA Summits - Connecting all facets of the Intelligent Building.


Keynote Speakers

  • Joshua Macciello, Managing Member

    AEPS’s energy savings products can give you that competitive advantage without risking your working capital while reducing your Carbon Footprint. Ask our sales representative about AEPS’s exclusive equipment leasing program that allows the business owner or the building owner to keep his working capital working while saving money each month.

  • Joseph K Han, Associate Vice President of Facilities

    Joseph Han has served 26 years in private and public universities. Currently the associate vice president of administration and operations for Cleveland State University, Joseph provides leadership for the University Architect’s Office, Capital Planning & Real Estate, Facility Management & Services, Environmental Health & Safety, Campus Safety, University Police, and Information Services &Technology.

  • Paul Campbell, Director-Sustainability/Green Leadership

    Doing MORE with LESS: The Sears Holding Company’s Energy Management Story- Innovative Successes in a continuously decreasing Capital Investment Model

  • Pete Scarpelli, Global Director, Energy & Sustainability

    Peter Scarpelli leads the firm’s Global Energy & Sustainability (GES) services platform. GES is focused on managing $10B worth of energy spend for Fortune 500 and investor owned multi-tenant buildings by implementing portfolio-wide efficiency and sustainable operating practices.

  • Robert Best, Senior Director Energy and Sustainability

    Robert specializes in creating and analyzing project structure for energy efficiency, central utility plant and energy services outsourcing programs. He manages the multi-disciplinary development of energy infrastructure assets and retrofit projects. He also manages business development, commercial structuring, financial and technical analyses and implementation of such projects. He helps clients successfully incorporate energy and sustainability concepts into operations and project management, reducing energy consumption, utility expense and carbon emissions.

  • Kelly Weger, Lead Project Specialist- Sustainability

    Purdue’s plan sets a broad strategic agenda in 8major sustainability program areas: Site Considerations, Water Resources, Energy and Built Environment, Materials Management, Food Systems, Academics and Research, Endowment/ Development, and Community Relationships. Reviewing campus operational activities, current departmental oversight and responsibilities, peer benchmarking programs, and general best practice in the sustainability field selected the program areas.

  • Andy Lempera, Senior Principal Engineer

    PepsiCo anticipated the need to take environmental stewardship to a whole new level at the start of the new millennium, recognizing that environmental sustainability was becoming a core component of sustainable performance. We began to put in place the systems, processes and metrics needed to drive continuous improvement in energy and water conservation as well as greenhouse gas, packaging and waste reduction.

  • Audrey Van Dyke, Corporate Environmental & Energy Manager

    CNH’s production processes are led by the World Class Manufacturing program that CNH Industrial also actively imparts to its suppliers. During 2014, 130 plants belonging to our suppliers adopted this system, which is already in place in 53 CNH Industrial plants.
    Thanks to more efficient energy management, we reduced CO2 emissions by 14% per hour of production.

  • Al Hildreth, Global Energy Manager

    GM has a strong commitment to sustainability. Utility usage costs over $1B and impacts the environment in energy, carbon, waste, and water use. We have integrated the management of these activities into our business plan which drives continuous improvement. GM has (9) publicly stated environmental goals which are managed along with other business aspects – safety, cost, quality. The presentation will describe the strategies and methods used to manage environmental performance at GM by funding energy and water savings projects


Building Envelope Solutions

  • Structural Materials
  • Alternative & Sustainable Materials
  • Air & Vapor Membranes
  • Insulation
  • Window Solutions
  • Air & Water Filtration
  • Material Life Cycle Assessment

Facility Management

  • BIM: Building Information Modeling
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Maintenance & Security
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • Property Management
  • Facility Life Cycle Management
  • Waste Management & Recycling

Energy Management

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

Building Automation

  • Data Analytics, Visualization & Management
  • Building Intelligence Software
  • Advanced Metering
  • Controls & Sensors
  • Energy Storage
  • Internet of Things

Renewable Technology

  • Solar: Photovoltaic & Thermal Systems
  • Combined Heat & Power
  • Fuel Cell Technology
  • Biomass & Energy Conversion
  • Heat Recovery Solutions
  • Water Conservation: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Wind & Hydro Power

Efficient Retrofits

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


  • Abbvie
  • ADP
  • Anthem
  • AT&T
  • Bristtol
  • Cardinal Health
  • CBRE Group
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Genzyme
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • JP Morgan
  • Lowes
  • Metlife
  • Michigan State University
  • Sears Holding Corp.
  • University of Chicago
  • Verizon
  • Abbvie
  • ADP
  • AGCO
  • Alcoa
  • Anthem
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • 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
  • Energizer Battery
  • Federal Reserve Bank Chicago
  • General Motors
  • Genesco
  • Genzyme
  • Herman Miller
  • Hyatt
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • JP Morgan
  • Leggett & Platt
  • Lowes
  • Memorial Medical Center
  • Michigan State University
  • Monsanto Company
  • Motorola Mobility
  • Nestle Waters
  • PepsiCo
  • Pierce Manufacturing
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Sears Holding Corp.
  • Starwood  Hotel Group
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Time Warner Cable
  • United States Gypsum
  • University of Boston
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Southern Illinois
  • Verizon
  • Walgreens
  • Wells Fargo
  • Windsor Park Covenant Retirement

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Sheraton Lisle,


Time Monday
May 16th, 2016
May 17th, 2016
May 18th, 2016
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 Presentations Closing Presentation
(Subject to Change)
3:00pm Exhibitor Setup Networking Opportunity: Coffee Break
3:30pm Exhibitor Setup Presentations
5:00pm Exhibitor Setup Cocktail Reception
6:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration Cocktail Reception
7:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration New Partnership Networking Dinner
8:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration New Partnership Networking Dinner
9:00pm Cocktail Reception/Registration New Partnership Networking Dinner

What Our Delegates Have to Say