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Conference Agenda
Monday, 24th April, 2017
Workstream Hall No Time Topic
Hall A
9.30-10.00 Registration
A 10.00 - 10.30 Inauguration
Common A 10.30-11.30
Getting FM to boardroom – (Panel Discussion)
  • How Facilities Management is increasingly impacting business objectives and employee productivity.
  • It’s about time the key stakeholders are brought in the know of its significance through proper education so it is no longer only seen as cost to the company but as a tool to achieve business growth.
  • How do you maintain effective communications between and FM and the business
Technology A 11.30 - 12.30
Technology & the changing role of Facility Managers – (Keynote Speakers)
  • The Facilities Management function is rapidly changing, and technology is catalyzing it.
  • Emerging trends in technology impacting the key FM processes and how Facility Managers can adopt them.
13.30 -14.30 Lunch & Networking
Common A 14.30-15.30
Trends impacting FM industry – (Keynote Speaker)
  • The Facilities Management industry, witnessing exponential evolution by the year, gives a pretty good sense of where its headed from here.
  • The keynote session explores the key drivers of this spurt – technology, data, and sustainability to name a few.
Technology A 15.30-16.30
Data, Analytics & Internet of Things – (Panel Discussion)
  • In an era where CEOs are talking ‘digital strategies’ for corporations, Facilities Management cannot pass unaffected by IoT.
  • The panel discussion explores how unprecedented volumes of data coming from buildings can become a Facility Manager’s game changer.
Technology A 16.30-17.30
Driving value through technology enabled procurement - (Keynote Speaker)
  • Leading players are already envisioning a new breed of procurement. It’s time to let technology help you see the art of possible in procurement.
  • Deep dive with our expert panelists to add real value to your business by rethinking procurement.
Hall B
Sustainability B 12.00-13.00
Sustainability: Strategic or Tactical Approach? – (Panel Discussion)
  • The changing market demands require a new way of thinking about the delivery of FM.
  • The industry is transforming from a predominantly single-service local outsourcing model to an integrated services delivery model with customer expectations, cost and real business value playing the key fulcrums.
Sustainability B 16.00-17.00 Energy Procurement -- (Keynote Speaker)
Common B 17.30-18.30
Evolving partnership models - (Keynote Speaker)
  • The changing market demands require a new way of thinking about the delivery of FM.
  • The industry is transforming from a predominantly single-service local outsourcing model to an integrated services delivery model with customer expectations, cost and real business value playing the key fulcrums.
Tuesday, 25th April, 2017
Workstream Hall No Time Topic
Hall A
Common A 10.00-11.00
Future of work -- (Keynote Speaker)
  • Today's always connected, instant access work environment has blurred the lines between physical office and the place where work actually happens.
  • There is a dire need to evolve our workplaces to reflect employee experience and aim for better business productivity.
Talent Management A 11.00 - 12.00
D&I – An industry fad or robust business sense? -– (Panel Discussion)
  • Is Diversity and Inclusion all about fairness or does it go deeper to surface creativity and productivity in business?
  • The panel discussion explores ‘Why’ and ‘How’ should employers increase the Diversity and Inclusion among their workforce?
Building Services A 12.00-12.30 Fire Safety Compliance -- (Keynote Speaker)
Sustainability A 12.30-13.15 Cleaning, Hygiene, Waste Management & Green Solutions -– (Panel Discussion)
A 13.00-14.30 Lunch & Networking
Common A 14.30-15.30
Changing scenario on Compliance & Labor Laws -- (Keynote Speaker)
  • The Government had announced 57 amendments to be made to simplify contract labor and the agencies that hire them.
  • These keynote sessions brings you up and close with where we stand as of today and what lies ahead.
Talent Management A 15.30-16.30
Attracting talent to the FM industry (industry examples) – (Panel Discussion)
  • Away from one that is purely operational toward one that is quite strategic.
  • Does the new talent see a future in facilities management yet?
  • How must the gap be filled and how to position the industry right for the younger workforce?
Employee Services A 16.30-17.30 Catering (Topic TBC) - (Keynote Speaker)
Talent Management A 17.30-18.30
FM's role in managing new age talent – (Panel Discussion)
  • Overlooked area it pays to invest in is Facilities Management.
  • Derive from this panel discussion how a Facilities Manager can help in achieving higher levels of engagement and hence manage the new age talent better?
Hall B
Employee Services B 11.30-12.30
Future of Employee Transport – (Panel Discussion)
  • Footprints pleading to be reduced.
  • Add employee safety to the bucket list.
  • The challenge for one becomes an opportunity for another. What’s in it for both?
Building Services B 16.00 - 17.00
Pest Control -– (Panel Discussion)
  • Pest Impact on Properties - role of IPM, FM Industry & Public Health
Building Services B 17.30-18.30
Ensuring Security through technology - (Keynote Speaker)
  • Corners can add up to a big company-wide waste, turning the facility and business inefficient.
  • Here’s how technology can ‘Smartly boost security of the facility and sustainability of the business.
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