Early Bird Registrations Are Now Open!
Early Bird registrations for the FM event of the year are now open! With a leading line-up of thought leadership speakers, practical seminars, industry panel discussions, a Gala Awards Dinner, large trade expo and an informal day of socialising and site visits added on the Friday, FM Summit 2018 promises to be bigger and better than ever! Which is fitting, given that this year we are celebrating our decennial. That's right - FMANZ has been going from strength to strength for a decade ... Hence this year's theme: 10 Years Strong.
When: 23-25 May
Where: ANZ Viaduct Events Centre on Auckland's waterfront
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NZ'S FM NIGHT OF THE YEAR!
The FMANZ Gala Awards Dinner will take place on the evening of Wednesday 23 May. Back by popular demand to help us celebrate excellence in the world of Facilities Management is MC Jeremy Corbett. An award-winning comedian, radio and TV presenter, Jeremy is best known as the former long-running breakfast co-host for More FM's Auckland broadcast.
These days he's the host of current affairs comedy show 7DAYS on TV3 - a role for which he won Best Presenter Entertainment/Factual at the Aotearoa Film and Television Awards. Jeremy also received the 2012 Funniest Person On the Box - TV Guide Best On The Box People's Choice Awards. He has appeared in many TV series including Pulp Comedy, as host of Deal or No Deal and is currently very proud of Politics in 60 Seconds. A comedy festival veteran, Jeremy continues his stand-up career hosting and headlining nationwide.
EDUCATIONAL ... CHALLENGING ... INFORMATIVE ... PRACTICAL ... INSPIRATIONAL ...
FMANZ’s Summit Committee has put in place a vibrant programme that has relevance and applicability to Facilities Managers at every career stage. We have over 25 high-calibre speakers and panellists, all respected leaders in their fields, and a rich programme that balances big picture thought leadership issues, with practical seminars that will provide you with real-world knowledge you can take back to the office and use immediately.
Day One - Seminars - Wednesday 23 May
Day One is a made up of a selection of 11 facilities and management seminar sessions, with Summit delegates invited to choose which sessions they would like to attend. Click on the titles below to read more about each session and the presenters.
FM in Focus
In this opening plenary session, hear what Connal Townsend, Chief Executive of Property Council New Zealand (right), has to say about the value of FM, when he gets FM Summit 2018 underway!
The True Cost of Deferred Maintenance
Stephen Greenhough, Project Director for the Corporate Property Portfolio Strategy at Auckland Council, explores why constant deferral of maintenance is a false economy.
Don’t Ask Me What’s Going On In Our Buildings - We Hire People to Do That!
Rosemary Killip, Director of Building Networks NZ, explains why FMs need to know about building compliance - even if you've hired someone to take care of it.
The B:Hive – A New Way of Working
Lisa Bryan, Business Manager, B:Hive (left) and Tim Large, Senior Property & Facilities Manager, Smales Farm, present a case study on New Zealand’s most future focused building, defined as a 'Next Generation Neighbourhood'. How did the team have to adjust their thinking and processes when embracing a new way of working? What is working well? And what have some of the challenges been?
Wait, the Electrician is a Woman? Understanding Implicit Bias –The Key to a Diverse Workplace
In this fun and interactive presentation, Phoenix Lavin, Design & Construction Interface Manager, Programmed FM (right), helps us understand how our learnt automatic associations can prevent us from creating a diverse workplace.
Service Contract Transitions – Navigating the Journey to Success
The success of the contracted service model starts well before service is initiated, says Mark O’Connor, an expert in transition management. It defines the relationship and culture that will exist between asset owner and supplier for years to come.
BIM: A Disruptive & Empowering Force in FM
We bring together a panel of learned industry experts to provide a forum for debate and to establish what opportunities exist for FM practitioners to capitalise on BIM and related technologies.
My FM Career – An Interactive Plenary Panel Session
Using findings from FMANZ’s 2018 careers survey as a starting point, we take a look at the FM job market in New Zealand before our team of panellists offer their insight. This is an interactive panel discussion so come armed with your questions and feedback!
Panellists: Paul Amato, Managing Director Integrated Facilities Management, New Zealand at Cushman & Wakefield (left), Regan Higgins, Director at Franklin Smith, Agnes McCormack, Head of Operational Management and Maintenance at Auckland Council and Ryan Peni, Managing Director, Niche FM Consulting.
It’s Time to Get Smart – What Does The Digital Revolution Mean for Facilities Managers?
Microsoft’s Modern Workplace Solution Specialist Anthony Wiseman (right) takes a look at the digital transformation trends impacting the modern workplace and offers advice on how FMs can play a pivotal role in this brave new world.
Contract Management 101
Evan Nind, National Manager Assets and Facilities, Department of Corrections, shares tips and real-world insights into how to tender for - and award - FM services, and how to manage a contract throughout its term.
Preparing for the Unthinkable: A Global View to Fire, Life Safety and Evacuation Improvements for Large Structures
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Queensland Fire Officer Justin Francis details the major findings from his International Churchill Fellowship, conducted across 11 different countries last year. This research focusses on analysis of evacuation methods from high-rise buildings and large structures, and fire and life safety improvements.
On Day Two we bring together thought leaders from New Zealand and overseas to challenge our thinking, shake up the status quo and introduce us to new concepts. Then to round off the day, we present an inspirational speaker who has overcome numerous obstacles and setbacks to achieve her ambitions in life.
Soft Landings: A Process for Professional Project Aftercare - Roderic Bunn, Doctoral Researcher at the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER) in the UK, Building Performance Analyst, and Soft Landings Consultant.
Want to move from sustainable promises to performance outcomes? Join visiting UK expert Roderic Bunn as he sheds light on one of the hot topics in FM today – Soft Landings, a process whereby clients, construction professionals and building operators can focus more on outcomes, taking greater custody of performance after handover to ensure energy targets and improved occupant wellbeing are achieved.
An international expert in the field of Soft Landings, Roderic makes the case that in our effort to avoid climate change, buildings must play their part in reducing harmful emissions. Despite good intentions, evaluations of building performance are revealing that promises of sustainable performance are not being achieved, due to shortcomings in design, construction, commissioning and management. In this illuminating presentation, Roderic present evidence of buildings that under-perform, and explain how Soft Landings can put things right. Read more here.
Buildings for People – A Panel Discussion
Following on from Roderic Bunn’s presentation on Soft Landings, we bring together a panel of industry experts to discuss occupant satisfaction. How do buildings impact on the people who occupy them? How can this impact be measured? What role do FMs have to play in maintaining a healthy, comfortable and productive workplace? And what are some of the things not yet on the FM radar that deserve consideration? Facilitated by FMANZ Board Member, Peter Harris, panellists include Roderic Bunn, International Author, Researcher and Lecturer on Building Performance and Andrew Eagles, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Green Building Council (pictured). Further panellists TBC. Read more here.
Camps and Bases – the Regeneration Journey of the NZDF - Phil Gurnsey, General Manager Estate Strategy, Defence Estate and Infrastructure – New Zealand Defence Force.
The NZDF is embarking on a major programme of regeneration to provide an estate that meets the needs of a changing and dynamic Defence Force – ‘a Force for the Future’. Historically the estate has suffered from under investment, with a result that it is now inefficient in some areas, and expensive to maintain.
Phil Gurnsey, General Manager Estate Strategy, Defence Estate and Infrastructure, explains how the Defence Estate Regeneration Programme Plan provides the detailed direction for regeneration and whole-of-government integration of the estate, and the two-pronged approach the plan is taking - sequencing projects to provide a safe, modern and affordable estate that achieves the investment objectives, and promoting a business change process for managing the estate. “These dual expectations are integral if a fundamental change in the management of the estate is to be achieved,” he says. Read more here.
Transformation in Action: A Construction Industry Revolution - Chelydra Percy, Chief Executive of BRANZ.
Developed over several months of consultation throughout 2017, the Industry Transformation Agenda is a call to action to New Zealand's building and construction industry. The Agenda imagines the sector moving from a current state of stasis, vulnerability and fragmentation to a future state of greater resilience, efficiency and productivity. It targets six priority areas for action in the New Zealand context and aims to create a better future for everyone the industry touches. Its genesis has been led by a core group of industry leaders, including BRANZ Chief Executive Chelydra Percy.
In this presentation, Chelydra shares the story of why these industry leaders are making this commitment to radical change and what such change will deliver. “The sector is at a crossroads, globally and nationally,” she explains. “In a time of extraordinary growth and unprecedented technological opportunities we cannot afford to stagnate. We must move beyond piecemeal, fragmented and incremental innovation. It is time for the industry to take a whole-of-industry approach and drive for nothing less than ensuring sector wide transformation.” Read more here.
Digital Transformation and the Future of Building Technologies - Mark Dunn, General Manager for Honeywell Building Solutions Australia/NZ.
Did you know that by 2020 there will be 50 billion devices connected globally and that 81% of those will be within buildings? There is no doubt that the future of FM involves fully integrated, smart buildings ... the impacts of technology are being felt right now, across the FM sector, making it essential for FMs to have an understanding of what’s happening now, and what’s waiting around the corner.
In this presentation Mark Dunn, General Manager for Honeywell Building Solutions Australia/NZ, explores global trends and how smart buildings will continue to evolve and operate, influenced by the pervasiveness of technology, ubiquitous connectivity, an ever-evolving machine-to-machine (M2M) environment, and the expectations of millennials entering the workforce. He will also share insights into the latest innovations in integrated systems technology, some of which are not yet available on the market. Read more here.
Inspirational Investigator - Julia Hartley Moore, Private Investigator, Author and Media Commentator
And to wrap up our Thought Leadership Day, we have an inspirational speaker with nothing whatsoever to do with FM! Sit back, relax and be inspired. Hear how this successful businesswoman has overcome myriad obstacles and setbacks to achiever her ambitions in life.
“Julia is an inspirational speaker and living proof that her ‘university of life’ provided her with the admirable skills required to be the successful businessperson that she is today. Julia is a truly brave individual who made the most of every challenging phase in both her career and as a young mother. We were thrilled to have her speak and share her experiences with us!" - Niche Recruitment Limited
Read more about Julia here.
When two days just isn't enough! FMANZ is delighted to offer delegates and their partners an additional day of site visits, socialising, food, wine and exploration. Bring your partner along, or come on your own to enjoy a full day excursion to Waiheke Island, or one of the two morning site visits on offer.
Island Time: 10am-5.30pm: Ferry to Waiheke Island and enjoy an exclusive tour of Fort Stony Batter with archaeological project manager Timothy Moon. As well as a visit to a former top-secret World War II gun complex, now closed to the public, this all-day-tour includes a visit to the Man O' War Vineyards, lunch, refreshments and transport.
Behind the Scenes of the Museum - A site tour of Auckland War Memorial Museum, one of New Zealand's most outstanding historical buildings, boldly situated in the Domain - a central city pleasure garden, 9.30am-12pm.
Rethinking the Rule Book - Following on from Wednesday's seminar, enjoy a site visit to The B:Hive, dubbed a 'Next Generation Neighbourhood', 9.30am-12pm.
Find out more about Friday's programme here. Expressions of interest can be made via the online registration form, or by contacting Marjolein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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