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CFTA'18 Agenda-at-a-Glance

 --- Agenda is still being developed and may incur changes ---

Monday, July 30: CFTA Board of Directors, Officers, and Business
9:00 - 5:00 PM Board Room CFTA Board of Directors Meeting | Strategic Planning 
Tuesday, July 31: Pre-Conference Session (paid registration required)
7:30 - 8:30 AM Franklin Ballroom Breakfast 
8:30 - 5:00 PM Scioto A Meridian Symposium (PRIVATE event for existing Meridian customers)



8:30 - 10:00 AM

Olentangy A The IoT:  “A doorway in time, walking through a waking world.” Jeffrey Lane. Integrated Solutions Specialist, ASSA ABLOY
Olentangy B BIM Common Data Environment (CDE) for Lifecycle Data Management: Case Studies from Sydney Opera House and Other EcoDomus Clients Igor Starkov, CEO, EcoDomus, Inc.
10:00  - 10:30 AM S W I T C H   B R E A K 

10:30 AM
-  12 PM

Olentangy A Planon Comes to Campus: Everything You Need to Succeed with IWMS Planon
Olentangy B CAD2BIM: How OSU took campus facilities management to the next level

Dan Looney, Enterprise Account Manager, Advanced Solutions
Joe Porostosky, Director, The Ohio State University

12:00 - 1:00 PM Franklin Ballroom Lunch 



1:00 - 2:30 PM

Olentangy A The Future of Smart Buildings and Space Utilization – Understanding and Analyzing How Your Staff, Faculty and Students are Interacting with Your Space Brian Haines, VP Marketing, FM:Systems
Olentangy B BIM Requirements: Why You Need to Have Them T.J. Meehan, Vice President of Professional Services, CADD Microsystems, Inc.
 2:30 - 3:00 PM S W I T C H   B R E A K 
 3:00 - 4:30 PM Olentangy A Esri Technology & Resources: Indoors, Across Campus, BIM-GIS Interoperation, and the Road Forward  Jeff Archer, 3D Content Product Engineer, Esri 
 3:00 - 4:30 PM Olentangy B BIM Model QC Tools T.J. Meehan, Vice President of Professional Services, CADD Microsystems, Inc.
5:30 - 7:30 PM Franklin Ballroom Welcome Reception  
Wednesday, August 1: Day 1 CFTA Conference
7:00 - 8:00 AM Franklin Ballroom Breakfast  
8:00 - 8:25 AM Franklin Ballroom Presidential Plenary Michelle Ellington, University of Kentucky
8:25 - 8:30 AM Franklin Ballroom Local Host Opening Remarks Megan Steva, Facilities Data Analyst, Facilities Information & Technology Services, The Ohio State University
8:30 - 9:15 AM Franklin Ballroom Primary Keynote: Where Higher Education is in the Implementation of Technology for Facilities Management Nick Tonge, Systems Support Manager, Facilities Department, Lancaster University
9:15 - 9:30 AM S W I T C H   B R E A K 







Breakout
9:30 - 10:15 AM

Scioto A BIM4M UCSF Health Revit BIM Integrated Maximo CMMS Bruce Mace, Facilities Director, Facilities, UCSF Health
Olentangy A Bending the Data Silos with GIS Andrew Neil, Resource Planning Analyst, Facilities Information Technology Services, Ohio State University
Olentangy B Implementing ARCHIBUS as a Space Management Solution for Large Healthcare and University Organizations Bob Stephen, CEO, RSC
10:15 - 10:30 AM S W I T C H   B R E A K 
10:30 - 11:45 AM Franklin Ballroom Spark Session  CFTA Business Partners
Lunch Session
11:45 AM
- 1:00 PM
Franklin Ballroom Lunch, CFTA Election Member Vote
1:00 - 1:25 PM Franklin Ballroom Planon Keynote TBD
1:25 - 1:45 PM Franklin Ballroom Esri Keynote Jeff Archer, 3D Content Product Engineer, Esri
1:45 - 2:00 PM Franklin Ballroom Guest Speakers Kathy Benton, SCUP Associate Director, Strategic Alliances
Randy Olsen, VP of Global Professional Development, ProFM
2:00 - 2:15 PM S W I T C H   B R E A K 












Breakout
2:15- 3:00 PM


Scioto A What it takes to Build, Maintain, and Integrate 27m Square Feet of BIM David Pifher, Architectural Services Manager, Facilities Information and Technology Services, The Ohio State University
Tracy Palmer, BIM Coordinator, Facilities Information and Technology Services, The Ohio State University
Larisa Kruger, Enterprise GIS Manager, Facilities Information and Technology Services, The Ohio State University
Olentangy A FME for Facilities Management Niels la Cour, Senior Physical Planner, Campus Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Olentangy B IWMS and Business Intelligence, Turning Data Into Information Nick Tonge, Systems Support Manager, Facilities, Lancaster University & Planon
Nancy Sanquist, VP of Global Strategic Marketing at Planon, , Planon
3:00 - 3:30 PM Franklin Ballroom B U S I N E S S   P A R T N E R   N E T W O R K I N G











Breakout

3:30 - 4:15 PM


Scioto A Model QA/QC Process: How OSU and WMU Ensure They are
Receiving Good Revit Models
T.J. Meehan, Vice President of Technology Solutions, Services, The Ohio State University & CADD Microsystems, Inc.
Joe Porostosky, Director, Facilities Information and Technology Services, The Ohio State University
DeVon Miller, Building Commissioning Specialist, Facilities Management, Western Michigan University
Olentangy A Taking Over Campus Data with GIS Pamela Locke, GIS Specialist, Facilities Information Systems, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Olentangy B Key Ingredients to an Effective IWMS Search Monty Combs, Director of Systems & Services, Facilities Management, Brown University
4:15- 4:45 PM Franklin Ballroom B U S I N E S S   P A R T N E R   N E T W O R K I N G




Breakout

4:45 - 5:15 PM


Scioto A BIM to FIM: It's More than Just Technology Matt Davoren, President & COO, Exec, CADD Microsystems, Inc.
Olentangy A Grounds Management: Synergizing GIS, Institutional Knowledge, & APPA Guidelines Michelle Ellington, GIS Coordinator, Facilities Information Services, University of Kentucky
Olentangy B Immersive 360 imagery, VR, & GIS: Where Integrations Are Delivering Value to FM John Young, Practice Lead/ Sr Consultant, Geospatial Services, Patrick Engineering
Thursday, August 2: Day 2 CFTA Conference
7:00 - 8:00 AM Franklin Ballroom Breakfast  
8:00 - 8:25 AM Franklin Ballroom FM:Systems Keynote Brian Haines, VP Marketing, FM:Systems
8:25 - 8:45 AM Franklin Ballroom ACAD-Plus, Inc. Keynote Glenn Seehausen, President/CEO, ACAD-Plus, Inc.
8:45 - 9:00 AM S W I T C H   B R E A K 



Breakout

9:00 - 9:30 AM


Scioto A CAD to GIS and more for Campus Infrastructure Data Colin Hobson, Director, California, Open Spatial
Olentangy A Smart Uses For Your Smart Phone - Mobile GIS Apps Tony Yates, GIS Manager, GIS, Langan Engineering
Olentangy B Using Facility Data Collection to Create a 5 Year Capital Plan Josh Lowe, Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder, , AkitaBox
9:30 - 10:00 AM Franklin Ballroom B U S I N E S S   P A R T N E R   N E T W O R K I N G





Breakout

10:00 - 10:45 AM


Scioto A Space Management at The Ohio State University: What We Do,
How We Do It, Why We Do It
Megan Steva, Facilities Data Analyst, Facilities Information & Technology Services, The Ohio State University 
Olentangy A Round Table: Building the Campus GIS from Ground Up Dave Thompson, GIS Program Lead, Facilities and Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University and Medicine
Olentangy B Round Table Discussion - Digital Archives and Records Retention Laws Gretchen Tucker, Technical Administrator, Facilities Information Services, University of Kentucky
10:45 - 11:00 AM S W I T C H   B R E A K 






Breakout

11:00 - 11:30  AM

Scioto A How Contractors Use BIM Brittany Giel, VDC Manager, Virtual Design and Construction, Whiting-Turner Contracting
William Jacobs, VDC Manager, Virtual Design and Construction, Whiting-Turner Contracting
Olentangy A ROI with Facilities GIS:  Where Geometry, Geography, and Facilities Data Meet Richard Koochagian, R.A., FMP, COO, PenBay Solutions, LLC
Olentangy B The Three Spirits of IWMS: Past, Present, and Future Jeff Revoy, Chief Revenue Officer, Executive, SpaceIQ
11:30 AM
- 12:15 PM
Franklin Ballroom Lunch 
12:15 - 12:40 PM Franklin Ballroom ASSA ABLOY Keynote Jeffrey Lane. Integrated Solutions Specialist, ASSA ABLOY 
12:40 - 1:00 PM Franklin Ballroom Autodesk, Inc. Keynote  Chuck Mies, Senior Manager, Business Development, AEC Solutions, Autodesk, Inc.
1:00 - 1:30 PM Franklin Ballroom All Member Meeting 
1:30 - 1:45 PM S W I T C H   B R E A K 






Breakout

1:45 - 2:15 PM


Scioto A Leveraging Project Data in BIMs for Efficient Building Operations  & Maintenance Walid Thabet, President, Virtual Facilities Consulting, Virtual Facilities Consulting
Olentangy A How Does Your GIS Rank? University of North Texas's GIS Assessment Using GIS Capability Maturity Model Chris Akin, GIS Manager, GIS, University of North Texas & Dunaway Associates
Peter Palacios, Information Services Manager, Facilities, University of North Texas
Olentangy B 3D Laser Scanning for In-House Remodel Projects Jon Lourigan, CAD Manager, Campus Renovation Services, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2:15 - 2:30 PM S W I T C H   B R E A K 











Breakout

2:30 - 3:00 PM


Scioto A A New Frontier for Business Intelligence in Facilities Management Abbas Piran, Director, Engineering Information Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Katherine O'Brien, GIS Coordinator, Engineering Information Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Olentangy A Using Mobile LiDAR data as a base for an Asset  Management/Facilities Management (AM/FM) Solution at Penn State University Stephen Ellis, GISP, CMS, Manager - Mobile Mapping and UAS Operations, Geomatics, Langan Engineering
Tony Yates, GISP, GIS Manager, Geomatics, Langan Engineering
Karen Schuckman, PLS, CP, CMS-Lidar, MGIS, Assistant Teaching Professor, Dutton e-Education Institute, Pennsylvania State University
Olentangy B Bridging Indoor-Outdoor Environments for Improved Utility Asset Management Michael Goggin, Director, Geospatial Services, Patrick Engineering
John Young, Practice Lead/ Sr Consultant, Geospatial Services, Patrick Engineering
3:00 - 6:00 PM The Ohio State University Campus Tour: The Ohio State University Individual Tours and Campus Bus Tour Buses board at 3PM and leave at 3:30PM
6:00 - 9:00 PM The Ohio State University Student Union Special Event: Evening at  The Ohio State University Student Union | AR/VR Exhibit Buses return to the Marriott in shifts: 8PM, 8:30PM, 9PM
Friday, August 3: Day 3 CFTA Conference 
7:00 - 8:00 AM Franklin Ballroom Breakfast  
8:00 - 8:45 AM Franklin Ballroom Breakfast Blind Bidding Bonanza! ---RAFFLE
8:45 - 9:00 AM S W I T C H   B R E A K 
9:00- 12:00 PM Franklin Ballroom Unconference Roundtable discussions
12:00 PM Franklin Ballroom CFTA Conference Concludes