Community. Connection. Innovation. 

Closed on 7/22/22

CFTA brings together campus FM technology professionals and solution leaders for four days of engaging educational sessions, round table discussions, networking, campus tours, and community fun in a collaborative environment. Learn and discuss best practices, connect with your peers, hear about the latest innovations, shape the future of work, and feel energized to design and manage your campus systems navigating the path forward.     

Already registered? Check out attendee FAQs to prepare. 

Conference Hotel and Host Venue
Graduate Providence Hotel | Providence, RI  

Local University Host | 
Brown University



Detailed Conference Agenda

  Call for Abstracts

Click on the graph to view the awarded breakout session topics and presenters. 
Presenter instructions can be found here.


Human Element of Future Work

  Our Featured Keynote, Art Markman, is a published author, podcast host, and Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin. As the Founding Director of the Human Dimensions of Organizations at UT Austin, he joins us to discuss the human element of the future of work. In this talk, Art will explore the strengths and weaknesses of working from the office and at home and explore ways to maximize the effectiveness of each venue as a team member and leader. 

Achieving the Campus of the Future, Today!

        The future is now! We have the technology to deliver a smart, sustainable, and engaging campus environment that reduces energy and operating costs while also improving the overall experience for students, staff, and visitors. Join this keynote address by Darlene Pope, President of Planon North America and Dr. Rick Huijbregts former VP of Strategy & Innovation at George Brown College (GBC) and current Global Lead, Smart Cities at Stantec, to learn how to develop a smart campus and achieve the campus of the future, today!

Optional Pre-Conference Sessions

Attend this extra day of education to stay abreast of FM technology trends and future innovations offered by FM technology world leaders.

Showcase and Support as a Business Partner Sponsor

CFTA invites you to support our mission while showcasing your solutions and exchanging information and best practices with FM tech campus professionals, throughout the year. 

Signed up and looking for more information to prepare for the conference? Please visit Exhibitor FAQs.

 Specialty Sponsorships 

Gain recognition and company exposure by sponsoring an attendee experience or conference swag. 
Check out the opportunity to share the spotlight.

 Brown University Campus Tours 

Learn more about the tours offered before selecting your preference when you register. 

Special Event 

   Each conference year we strive to celebrate the local food culture of our host city, while enjoying an evening of fun and friendship at a unique location. This year is sure to be quite the celebration! 


CFTA will follow state and local COVID -19 guidelines in place during the conference, August 2nd - 5th, 2022.  



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