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December 2022

Dec 5 - Dec 8 Clearwater Beach, FL, US ASHRAE/ORNL Buildings XV Conference (building envelope) ASHRAE; DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

ASHRAE/ORNL Buildings XV Conference

Titled “Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings” for 2022, the triennial Buildings XV Conference brings together product manufacturers, research organizations, academia, builders, designers, architects and consultants to discuss their work achievements, interest and awareness of buildings issues, and to provide solutions and insight into some of our major building envelope problems. Organized by ASHRAE and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, this conference draws heavily on the advanced technical knowledge of global experts and takes place every three years, allowing time to develop new research and technology applications and to document findings. The technical program includes tracks focused on Principles (research and development), Practices (practical applications and case studies) and Residential (single and multifamily buildings), and covers such topics as air barriers and air leakage, building acoustics, building envelope commissioning, cost performance optimization, HVAC-envelope integration, moisture management and more.

ASHRAE/ORNL Buildings XV Conference (building envelope)

Dec 6 Charlotte, NC, US Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit: Charlotte Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute (CRDMI); Association of Medical Facilities Professionals (AMFP)

CRDMI AMFP 2022 What's Next

The renowned Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summits have hosted over 5,000 attendees in 25 major healthcare markets over the past five years. “What’s Next for Healthcare Facilities in these Unsettled Times?” will cover the future of: Acute Care | Outpatient | Tele-Health | Life Science | Hospitals | Clinics | MOBs | Retail | Mobile | Non-Clinical | Academic & Research at healthcare locations in cities nationwide.

Professionals who own, operate, design, build and finance medical buildings will explore how healthcare design, construction, operations, and regulations have changed during the past two years. Experts will examine the trends and technologies reshaping existing and future healthcare facilities. Attendees can gain valuable insights to use the next day. A Summit summary/recap and presentation materials will be provided to all attendees.

Presented by CRDMI and its educational partner AMFP, the summits address key influencers and decision makers, including senior healthcare leaders, architects, designers, engineers, developers, contractors, facilities managers (FMs), security directors, real estate brokers, property managers, attorneys, investors and lenders. See detailed sessions and speakers, CEU certifications (5 CEU hours: AIA HSW | AHA | CHFM | CHC | CHESP | Engineers PDH), and programming information for the 4th North Carolina & South Carolina Summit online.

For Recaps & Takeaways from Past Summits, visit SquareFootage.net.

The McMorrow Reports Healthcare is a Media Partner for the Summits.

Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit: Charlotte

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January 2023

Jan 10 - Mar 28 Virtual ProFM Coached Self-Study Program Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI)

ProFM Maureen RoskoskiProFM’s Coached Self-Study program gives you the flexibility to study for the ProFM Credential on your own time while providing the structured support and accountability of seven 1-hour online sessions led by a ProFM-credentialed expert instructor. Log in to the live Q&A sessions or watch the recordings when your schedule allows. Network and collaborate with facility professionals from a variety of industries and around the world.

 January – March 2023 Session

Instructor: Maureen Roskoski, ProFM, CFM, SFP, LEED AP O+M, ISO 22301 Lead Auditor; Senior Professional, Corporate Sustainability Officer, Facilities Engineering Associates

One-hour online sessions will be held alternating weeks (Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central Time).

  • Jan. 10: Kick-off session
  • Jan. 24: Review Competencies for Facility Managers
  • Feb. 4: Review Asset Management
  • Feb. 21: Review Risk Management
  • Mar. 7: Review Business Management
  • Mar. 21: Review Operations and Maintenance
  • Mar. 28: Wrap-up session

ProFM Coached Self-Study Program

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February 2023

Feb 4 - Feb 8 Atlanta, US ASHRAE Winter Conference 2023 (HVACR) [HYBRID] [SEE AHR Expo] American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)

ASHRAE Winter Conference 2023

Join ASHRAE in-person or virtually for this highly anticipated conference, held in conjunction with the AHR Expo and offering the latest industry updates, a chance to reconnect and network with peers, and more. The 2023 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Atlanta — home of the new ASHRAE Global Headquarters — offers 100+ Technical Sessions, Meeting of the Members plenary session and keynote, and Sponsor Tech Talks, with PDH certificates available for all attended Technical Sessions and all benefits of the Virtual Package (see below). The Technical Program is comprised of tracks focusing on resources to design, build, control, commission and operate facilities and infrastructure that need to not only be efficient, but resilient.

Technical Program tracks are:

  • Fundamentals and Applications
  • HVAC&R Systems and Equipment
  • Refrigerants and Refrigeration
  • Grid Resilience and Thermal Storage
  • Pathways to Zero Energy Emissions and Decarbonization
  • Multifamily and Residential Buildings
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Building Simulation and Virtual Design in Construction

Virtual registration includes up to 10 live-streamed Technical Sessions, 100+ Technical Session recordings, 80+ downloadable conference papers, recordings of Sponsor Tech Talks, access to Technical Session Quizzes and PDH certificates, recording of Meeting of the Members plenary session, and recording of 2023-2024 President Ginger Scoggins’ Presidential Address (most of these are available on-demand after the conference for one year).

[The conference badge provides entrance to co-located AHR Expo — SEE listing below.]

ASHRAE Winter Conference 2023 (HVACR) [HYBRID] [SEE AHR Expo]

Feb 6 - Feb 8 Atlanta, GA, US AHR Expo (International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition) [SEE ASHRAE Winter Conference] American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE); Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

AHR Expo 2023

Titled “The event for everything new in HVACR,” and first held in 1930, the AHR Expo offers three full days of networking, education, socializing and experiencing everything new in HVACR. The Show floor will teem with all-new products + tech, industry people, product demos and numerous learning opportunities and the most recent updates from every segment of the HVACR industry. This is your opportunity to interact 1:1 with the latest innovations and the people who are inventing them. Manufacturers and suppliers from around the world unveil the latest additions to their product line-ups, demonstrate what is new and innovative about the technologies, provide technical support, and answer questions. Attendees range from product designers, engineers and architects to installers, end-users and facility operators. Explore best practices, trends, and key issues facing the HVACR industry with the expansive education program featuring accredited sessions including AHR Panel Discussions, Seminar Sessions, New Product Presentations, and free ASHRAE Winter Conference sessions and paid ASHRAE Learning Institute courses.

[The conference badge provides entrance to co-located ASHRAE Winter Conference — SEE listing above.]

AHR Expo (International Air-conditioning / Heating / Refrigerating Exposition) [SEE ASHRAE Winter Conference]

Feb 27 - Mar 1 New Orleans, LA, USGBC Green Schools Conference Center for Green Schools (CGS) at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

USGBC Green Schools Conference logo

The Green Schools Conference (GSC) convenes all the players involved in making green schools a reality: people who lead, operate, build and teach in schools. Designed to educate, connect and inspire, attendees of the three-day in person conference will explore interdisciplinary content during general sessions, while also having dedicated time with peers to work through specific challenges, share best practices, and generate momentum to further green school actions across the country. The 2023 program will address topics from environmental impact, health and wellbeing, sustainability literacy, equity and whole school sustainability. Whether you are a teacher, school or district staff, educational leader, parent, student, building industry professional or nonprofit partner, the Green Schools Conference is the place to learn new ideas, and connect with other passionate green school champions. Keynote speaker: Charles Eisenstein, an author and speaker who examines the unspoken narratives that direct our society and our lives. Accredited sessions provide attendees with tangible strategies to implement in schools and districts. Best of Green Schools Awards will be presented.

USGBC Green Schools Conference

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March 2023

Mar 1 Philadelphia, PA, US Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit: Philadelphia Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute (CRDMI); Association of Medical Facilities Professionals (AMFP)

CRDMI AMFP 2022 What's Next

The renowned Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summits have hosted over 5,000 attendees in 25 major healthcare markets over the past five years. “What’s Next for Healthcare Facilities in these Unsettled Times?” will cover the future of: Acute Care | Outpatient | Tele-Health | Life Science | Hospitals | Clinics | MOBs | Retail | Mobile | Non-Clinical | Academic & Research at healthcare locations in cities nationwide.

Professionals who own, operate, design, build and finance medical buildings will explore how healthcare design, construction, operations, and regulations have changed during the past two years. Experts will examine the trends and technologies reshaping existing and future healthcare facilities. Attendees can gain valuable insights to use the next day. A Summit summary/recap and presentation materials will be provided to all attendees.

Presented by CRDMI and its educational partner AMFP, the summits address key influencers and decision makers, including senior healthcare leaders, architects, designers, engineers, developers, contractors, facilities managers (FMs), security directors, real estate brokers, property managers, attorneys, investors and lenders. See detailed sessions and speakers, CEU certifications (5 CEU hours: AIA HSW | AHA | CHFM | CHC | CHESP | Engineers PDH), and programming information for the Philadelphia Summit online.

For Recaps & Takeaways from Past Summits, visit SquareFootage.net.

The McMorrow Reports Healthcare is a Media Partner for the Summits.

Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Buildings Summit: Philadelphia

Mar 6 - Mar 8 Anchorage, AK, US ASHRAE and SCANVAC HVAC Cold Climate Conference 2023 ASHRAE; SCANVAC

ASHRAE SCANVAC HVAC Cold Climate Conference 2023The ASHRAE and SCANVAC HVAC Cold Climate Conference 2023 will address unique challenges and solutions for climate change in cold and arctic communities. Net-zero energy and sustainability goals pose special challenges for cold climates, climates with large swings in temperature, and where shifting weather patterns result in colder temperatures in areas where winters are typically mild. Harmonizing human comfort with the climatic realities of these environments is a balancing act, and strategic design is key to building, commissioning and operating efficient and long-lasting cold-climate structures. The conference will cover innovation in equipment and application, sustainability and resiliency, and building environments topics.

ASHRAE and SCANVAC HVAC Cold Climate Conference 2023

Mar 21 - Mar 23 Baltimore, MD, US National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2023) Building Operating Management magazine; ROC Exhibitions

NFMT 2023 logo

Building Operating Management magazine offers this annual comprehensive 3-day conference and trade show free to attend for some 5,000+ FM-related professionals from most US states and 25 countries and all types of facilities, along with industry experts and leading suppliers. One of the largest FM events in the country, NFMT 2023 provides up-to-date advancements and knowledgeable practices in the management, operations, maintenance, renovation and construction of nonresidential buildings.

National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2023)

Mar 27 - Mar 29 New Orleans, LA, NADCA 2023 Annual Meeting & Exposition (HVAC cleaning) National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)

NADCA 2023

The 34th Annual Meeting & Exposition of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) — also known as the HVAC Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Association — will take place at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, LA. The event brings together a diverse group of professionals involved in air duct cleaning and the inspection, cleaning, and restoration of HVAC systems, offering insight into best practices for business growth and the latest in industry equipment, technology, tools and techniques. Attend to take part in educational sessions designed to take your business to the next level, training courses led by industry leaders, and networking opportunities sure to reveal insider technical tricks and to spark innovation. Attendees can get their Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS) or Certified Ventilation Inspector (CVI) certification right on-site, or gain continuing education credits necessary for certification renewals. The exhibit hall provides an up-close-and-personal view of new and innovative technology, equipment, and services available for the HVAC cleaning industry.

NADCA 2023 Annual Meeting & Exposition (HVAC cleaning)

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April 2023

Apr 10 - Apr 14 San Francisco, CA, US IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2023 International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2023IFMA’s Facility Fusion serves the unique purpose of building facilities management (FM) leaders. New in 2023, TED-style talks, learning labs and team-building exercises will help you discover your leadership style, communicate a vision others will follow, and create value characteristic of today’s top-performing organizations. No matter your career level, Facility Fusion will help you strengthen your command of FM hot topics ranging from human factors and the workplace to tech-enabled hybrid work. At the Expo, the leading names in FM solutions showcase the best products and services for your facility needs. Focusing on leadership and strategy, workplace diversity, sustainability, data and connection, you’ll build future-ready skills for taking the initiative on building trust and inspiring vibrancy, reducing risk and increasing resilience, finding new opportunities for improvement, and inspiring and uplifting yourself and others. Connect with the global FM community and build your professional network.

IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2023

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June 2023

Jun 12 - Jun 14 Chicago, IL, US NeoCon 2023 (commercial interiors) Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc.

NeoCon 2023

This 55th annual major commercial interiors event attracts architecture, design and FM professionals and specifiers from around the world who design, plan, or manage any type of commercial interior, to experience product innovations and developing industry macro-trends. A launch pad for innovation, NeoCon offers ideas and introductions that shape the built environment today and into the future. The exhibition comprises nearly 1 million sq. ft. of exhibition space, covering a spectrum of vertical markets including workplace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, education, public space and government. Over 400 of the industry’s major manufacturers as well as hot emerging companies will showcase thousands of game-changing new products and services in categories including furniture, fabrics, flooring, interior building products, interior finishes and technology. The exhibition of NeoCon is complemented by first-class educational programming featuring daily keynotes and array of accredited seminars and special programs. In addition, NeoCon will offer a series of CEU virtual programming throughout the year.

Best of NeoCon logo 2023

The Best of NeoCon awards program, held annually since 1990, continues honoring outstanding new products from NeoCon exhibiting companies. The Best of NeoCon 2023 will feature entries in 54 product categories evaluated by a diverse jury of leading architects, designers, specifiers and facility managers with expertise spanning commercial, healthcare, education and hospitality sectors. The product submissions site opens March 1, 2023. Winners will be announced at an awards event when NeoCon 2023 officially opens the morning of June 12 at theMART. Eileen McMorrow, editor-in-chief, The McMorrow Reports, continues as the director of The Best of NeoCon for 2023.

NeoCon 2023 (commercial interiors)

Jun 19 - Jun 22 Sevierville, TN, US NACFM Annual Conference 2023 (worship facilities) National Association of Church Facilities Managers (NACFM)

NACFM Annual Conference 2023 logo

Titled “Stay on the Right Path in the Smokies” for 2023, this annual conference focuses on equipping church facilities professionals for the unique care and management challenges they face through continuing technical education, advisement of current industry/product trends, leadership development and peer support. The event addresses leadership, team-building, the worship environment, church security, budgets, and other trending worship facilities topics. The members-only, family-oriented event features general sessions, small groups on trending topics, and more.

NACFM Annual Conference 2023 (worship facilities)

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September 2023

Sep 27 - Sep 29 Denver, CO, US IFMA World Workplace 2023 Conference and Expo International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

IFMA WW23

IFMA World Workplace is a comprehensive facilities management (FM) event for all facility professionals working in the built environment. Whether you’re a facilities manager, property manager, work in human resources, construction, or are a vendor or service provider to the FM industry, World Workplace offers thought leadership and education on facilities and how to manage them, as well as networking and lead-generating opportunities. Educational sessions address cutting-edge issues and trends along with proven techniques and best practices, in several tracks and at all knowledge levels, with CEUs and CFM maintenance points available, as well as training for IFMA’s three credentials: CFM, FMP, and SFP. The comprehensive expo provides the latest products and solutions from hundreds of companies for every facet of every built environment, with product demonstrations for practical application of FM tools. Awards of Excellence are presented, and back-of-house facility tours provide insight.

FMLink and The McMorrow Reports are Participating Partners for World Workplace 2023.

IFMA World Workplace 2023 Conference and Expo

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December 2023

Dec 5 - Dec 7 National Harbor, MD, US BILT AEC-ST Federal 2023 (digital built environment) Digital Built Environment Institute (DBEI); AEC Science & Technology (AEC-ST)

BILT AEC-ST Federal 2023 - DBEI

A Digital Built Environment Institute event co-sponsored by AEC Science & Technology, BILT AEC-ST Federal is in the heart of America’s AEC Infrastructure Revitalization. With the addition of the BILT conference from the Digital Built Environment Institute (DBEI) to AEC Science & Technology’s (AEC-ST) line-up, the event will offer a cutting-edge slate of emerging technology for the important design, building, infrastructure, construction and facilities management (FM) marketplaces. BILT AEC-ST Federal will feature an extensive conference program focused on:

  • BIM, Interoperability & Integrated Project Delivery
  • Building Performance, Energy & Health/Safety/Welfare
  • Emerging Technologies, Drones, Mobile Solutions & 3D
  • Facility, Asset & Life-cycle Management
  • Green/Sustainable Design & Construction
  • Project, Financial & Construction Management
  • Smart Cities & Connected Communities
  • Specs, Codes, Standards, & Document Management
  • Sustainable Sites, Mapping & Infrastructure

BILT AEC-ST Federal 2023 (digital built environment)