International Facility Management Association
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Education Symposium & Tradeshow

21st Annual Education Symposium & Tradeshow
"The Facility Manager as the Multi-Tasker"
June 21, 2017

The IFMA Seattle Education Symposium is our chapter's flagship education event featuring a full day of continuing education sessions on important trends and practices in facility management.


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You can view the following presentations from the symposium in pdf format. Simply click on the presentation link you'd like to view or download. More presentations being added daily. Please keep checking back.
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Presentation: "Tips, Tricks & Tools: Simple Diagnostic Tools for Improving Building Performance" [28 pages]
Speaker: Duane Lewellen, CEM; Smart Building Center/Tool Lending Library and Moderator Melanie Danuser, NEEC Green Associate

Presentation: "Occupant Engagement: A Tale of Two Projects" [46 pages]
Moderator: Stephanie Randall Cooper
- Neha Goel, LEED AP BD+C- Weber Thompson Architecture
- Emma Johnson, Resource Conservation Manager, City of Bellevue
- Trevor Rasmussen, Director C+C Social Media and PR- City of Bellevue's Urban Smart Program

Presentation: "The Riddles of LED Lighting" [34 pages]
Speaker: Chris Lewis, CFM Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and Moderator Annette Bailes

Presentation: "Free Money for Energy Conservation Measures: Take Advantage of Available Rebates and Incentives to Reduce your Growing Energy Demands through Efficiency" [55 pages]
Moderator: Bob Cowan, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
- Jessica Raker, PE, CEM, Supervising Engineer, Building Performance Team, Puget Sound Energy
- Lisa Frasene, Energy Management Analyst, Seattle City Light
- Laura Zorick, Account Manager, Snohomish County PUD


Presentation: "The Future of Facilities: Verified Performance" [62 pages]
Moderator: Victoria Hardy, CFM, ASHRAE Associate
- Ric Cochrane, LEED AP, CEM, PMP, McKinstry Account Executive

Presentation: "City of Seattle's Tune Up Ordinance: What You Need to Know and Do" [26 pages]
Moderator: Victoria Hardy, CFM, ASHRAE Associate
- Terry Sullivan, City of Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment