March 27, 2019
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Bentley University's LaCava Center
    175 Forest Street
    Waltham, MA 02452
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    Join us for IFMA Boston's inaugural one-day conference at Bentley University, which will provide you with the key strategies, technologies and best practices to help navigate the ever-changing FM landscape.  

    The conference will commence with breakfast and registration and will be followed by a keynote address by Deborah A. Easton, Communications Skills Consultant with Kent State University entitled, "You're Moving My Cheese Again?" – The Human Side of Change.

    The Keynote will be followed by a series of 20 minute tech talks:

    MathWorks' FM & IT Staff Get Real about CMMS for Multi-Campus Use

    Presented by: Craig Lizotte, P.E., Senior Manager, Facilities Engineering, Mathworks and Matt Strandberg, Business Applications Team Lead, MathWorks

    How Building a New Campus Has Shaped the Future and Culture of Citizens Bank 

    Presented by: Steve Elias, Head of Workplace Experience & Accessibility, Citizens Bank, Hugh Peltz, Head of Procurement and Property Corporate Services, Citizens Bank and Kim Giles, Project Director, North America, MovePlan Group

    BCBSMA Finds (and Manages) Treasures in Storage

    Presented by: Carolyn Manoukian, FMP, Design & Construction Manager, Real Estate & Design, BCBSMA and Ray Theberge, Senior Vice President, Colonial Systems

    Walking the Walk: Transformative Workplace Management Technologies at PTC 

    Presented by: John Civello, Global Vice President of Corporate Real Estate and Workplace, PTC, Marc Magulies, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal and Senior Partner, Margulies Perruzzi Architects and Eric Graham, Co-Founder and CEO, Crowd Comfort

    Lunch will be provided.

    Following lunch, the attendees will have two afternoon sessions where they can select between two career development sessions, an FM certifications information session, a security planning workshop and/or a tour of Bentley’s LEED certified hockey arena.  Those selections will be made on IFMA Boston’s FMForward conference app.  You will be sent a link to download the app shortly after you register. 

    The day will conclude with a cocktail reception from 4-5 PM.

    To read the details for each session, visit our online agenda

    Exhibitors will be available throughout the sessions, meals, receptions, etc. and include:

    Creative Office Pavilion | Dacon Corporation | Fort Point Project Management | J.C. Cannistraro, LLC | Margulies Perruzzi | MovePlan Group | NV5 | Shaw Contract | Timberline Construction | VVA LLC | Wentworth Institute of Technology | USource EnergyWilliam B. Meyer, Inc.

    All speaker bios, afternoon session registration, parking information, directions, full schedule, handouts, etc. will be available on the IFMA Boston FMForward conference app, so be sure to download it when you receive the link.

    This conference is a member benefit to our members and is a $450 investment for nonmembers.  To join IFMA and IFMA Boston for $394, and enjoy the conference for free, visit and add the Boston chapter (MA01).

    If you are a member of IFMA, but not IFMA Boston, you can either add the chapter (MA01) to your membership and it will be prorated to the remaining term of your membership, or you can purchase an IFMA Member (non IFMA Boston) ticket for $195.


    $0.00 IFMA Boston FM/End User Member

    $0.00 IFMA Boston Member

    $450.00 Non-Member Ticket

    $0.00 Member Exhibitor

    $0.00 Non-Member Exhibitor

    $2,995.00 Conference Exhibit Space

    $195.00 IFMA Member (Not IFMA Boston)