Join us at the FMA Summits' 13th Future Facilities, ESG & Zero Energy Summit—an immersive, high-level networking event that unites 20 Solution Providers with 150 Heads of Facilities. Together, they oversee over 3 billion square feet of facility and rooftops nationally. This unique platform for industry leaders and innovative solution providers creates an environment that fosters relationships leading to meaningful business connections. Over two days, the summit features engaging presenters, corporate dining tables for one-on-one meetings, and cocktail receptions in the exhibit room. It's here that ideas flourish, partnerships form, and innovative solutions take shape. Our goal is to empower facility management professionals to collaborate, learn from one another, and collectively shape the future of facility management and environmental stewardship on the path to net-zero by 2030.

Keynote Speakers

  • 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.

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

    Jim’s presentation title is “Laboratory Lighting and HVAC Savings” which will explain how AbbVie installed LED lighting along with a next generation lighting control system to reduce the electricity spend in one of their large laboratory buildings in the Chicago area.  Then leveraged the new lighting control system and the existing building automation system to drive further HVAC energy savings. This presentation will give an overview of the project and highlight the opportunities and challenges.

  • Ruby Cruz & Marcus Lewis, Corporate Energy Manager

    Ruby and Marcus will give you a comprehensive look at the impact that energy efficiency strategies especially NYC H + H’s Energy Management Model has on energy and greenhouse gas reduction efforts at the largest public health system in the country.

  • Julie Paquette, Director of Energy Management

    Julie is the Director of Energy Management within the Office of Facilities. In this role, she leads a broad portfolio of initiatives in support of the University’s energy and sustainability goals. Julie has extensive technical experience with high performance building and campus energy systems, and is personally and professionally committed to sustainability innovation, education, and advocacy.

  • David Ohayon, Central Facilities & Energy

    David is a leader in Pratt & Whitney’s strategy to reduce its energy usage and carbon footprint at facilities across the world through the identification and implementation of key projects and Best Management Practices. Pratt & Whitney aims to achieve world-class sustainability in its factories, suppliers and products. For factories, this includes recycling, waste management, and reducing water consumption and GHG emissions to meet goals established by its parent corporation, United Technologies.

  • 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.

  • Stanley Nolan, Director of Utilities & Energy Management

    Stanley will be discussing how The University of Connecticut is engaged in a $1.5 billion growth program that must also reduce energy costs and increase sustainability while seeking carbon neutrality by 2050. Comprehensive Energy Strategy and public private partnership are engaged to provide key solutions to Sustainable Growth and Conservation.

  • John Gioioso, Senior Director, Corporate Building Services & Real Estate

    John has dedicated his career to the Facilities/Real Estate industry. He oversees the functions of real estate, design, construction, FF&E, corporate services, and facilities. He holds a BSBA in management from Suffolk University and Masters in Facilities from Cambridge College. In addition, two designations. Certified facilities manager (CFM) and Masters of Corporate Real Estate (MCR).

  • 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.


Sustainable Facilities Management

  • Exploring innovative solutions for reducing energy consumption and minimizing waste in commercial and industrial buildings.

Indoor Air Quality

  • Strategies for ensuring healthy air quality in buildings, including effective ventilation systems and the use of air purifiers and other air-cleaning technologies.

Smart Building Technologies

  • The latest advancements in building automation systems, including the use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, sensors, and artificial intelligence to optimize building performance, build a better working environment and reduce operating costs.


  • This topic will explore the use of microgrids to provide backup power and energy resiliency for facilities. Experts will discuss the benefits of microgrids, including increased reliability and cost savings, and the latest technologies for designing and implementing microgrids.

Data Analytics

  • The use of data analytics to optimize building performance, including real-time monitoring and analysis of building systems, predictive maintenance, and energy and resource usage optimization.

Resilience Planning

  • Preparing for and responding to natural disasters, cyber attacks, and other potential disruptions to business operations.

Energy Storage Solutions

  • Examining the latest technologies in energy storage, such as batteries, flywheels, and thermal storage systems, and exploring their potential applications in commercial and industrial settings.

Renewable Energy Integration

  • Strategies for integrating renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, into existing building infrastructure, and the benefits of doing so for both cost savings and sustainability.

Sustainable Roofing Solutions

  • Eco-friendly roofing materials and technologies that reduce energy consumption and support sustainability goals, as well as latest advancements in commercial roofing, such as cool roofing systems, green roofs, and solar roofing.


  • Strategies for protecting building systems and data from cyber threats, including the use of secure networks and protocols, as well as employee training and awareness.

Green Building Certifications

  • Understanding the benefits and requirements of various green building certifications, such as LEED and WELL, and how they can impact building performance and sustainability.

Water Conservation

  • Examining the latest technologies and strategies for reducing water usage in buildings, including efficient plumbing systems, greywater recycling, and rainwater harvesting.

Facility Maintenance Best Practices

  • Sharing best practices and case studies on effective facility maintenance, including preventive maintenance programs, predictive maintenance using IoT technologies, and efficient work order management.Water Conservation

Carbon Reduction Strategies

  • Exploring innovative ways to reduce carbon emissions from buildings, including the use of carbon offsets, carbon capture technologies, and sustainable transportation solutions.

Occupancy Tracking and Space Utilization

  • Strategies for occupancy tracking and space utilization essential for optimizing the use of space, improving facility management, and reducing energy consumption.


  • 3M
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Amazon
  • Amgen Inc.
  • Apple
  • AT&T Inc.
  • Bank of America
  • Boeing
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Caterpillar
  • Cisco Systems
  • Coca-Cola
  • Comcast Corporation
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • DuPont Inc.
  • ExxonMobil
  • FedEx
  • Ford
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • General Mills
  • General Motors
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Honeywell
  • Intel
  • IBM
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Lowe's Companies
  • Macy's
  • McDonald’s
  • Mondelez
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Ohio State University
  • Pfizer
  • Philip Morris
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Publix Super Markets
  • Rite Aid
  • Ross Stores
  • Stanford Health Care
  • Coca-Cola
  • Dow Chemical
  • Home Depot
  • Kroger
  • PepsiCo
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Walt Disney
  • TJX Companies
  • United Health Group
  • United Parcel Service
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Walmart
  • 7-Eleven
  • Aldi
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Best Buy
  • Costco Wholesale
  • CVS Health
  • Dollar General
  • Dollar Tree
  • Kohl's Corp.
  • Lowe's
  • Macy's
  • Nordstrom
  • Publix Super Markets
  • Rite Aid
  • Ross Stores
  • TJX Companies
  • Florida International University
  • New York University
  • Ohio State University
  • Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital
  • University of Central Florida
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Barnstable County
  • City of Boston
  • City of Chicago
  • City of Miami

Schedule & Venue

Hotel Info

Venue: Eaglewood Golf Resort and Spa


future facilities summit location

Time Wednesday
May 22, 2024
May 23, 2024
May 24, 2024
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 Golf Tournament
2:00pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Presentations Golf Tournament
3:00pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Networking Coffee Break Golf Tournament
3:30pm Exhibitor Setup/Registration Presentations Golf Tournament
5:00pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception Networking Reception & Dinner

What Our Delegates Have to Say

    • Principia College
    • Energy Ambassador
    • “Great conference, was able to talk one on one with a lot of vendors. A lot of deep meaningful conversations”.
    • Estee Lauder
    • VP Global Facilities
    • “The format is very well structured. The speakers are really really good. And I would recommend it to anybody in this field.”
    • General Motors
    • Global Energy Manager
    • “What I really like about FMA Summits is the quick twenty minute presentations because you are able to cover a wide variety of topics”.