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BIFM London region scores first conference

10 September 2009

BIFM and London First together have organised the first joint London FM Conference at Stamford Bridge, home of the world famous Chelsea Football Club, to be held on Thursday 1 October 2009.

The aim of the conference is to promote best practice and showcase the value the FM profession makes to many of the Capital’s organisations, whilst offering a high calibre networking environment. The speakers bring great knowledge and real experience to the issues facing the profession everyday.   There is a variety of exhibitors offering delegates the opportunity to source and promote new products and services and for exhibitors to make quality contacts with influential FM decision makers.

The event is sponsored by Chelsea FC, Eurest Group PLC and PowerPerfector and includes an xxhibition, complimentary gourmet lunch courtesy of Eurest Group PLC and a networking drinks reception and a tour of Stamford Bridge.

Speakers includer Peter Kenyon, CEO Chelsea FC, Baroness Jo Valentine, CEO London First, Ian Fielder, National Chairman BIFM, Martin Pickard, FM Guru, Oliver Jones, Chief Executive and Founder of the Asset Factor, Angus Robertson, CEO PowerPerfector, Professor Brian Atkin, Author of Total Facilities Management, and Professor Tony Day, London South Bank University.

Conference Programme:

8.30     Registration and coffee

9.30    Welcome Speeches from Peter Kenyon, Baroness Valentine and Iain Murray

10.00   Opening Remarks from Martin Pickard  

10.05   FM in the Current Climate

FM Market Trends by PricewaterhouseCoopers; Modern FM by Oliver Jones; Space Design by M Moser     

11.25 More for Less 

Office Space Efficiency by BGM Group; General FM Efficiency by Professor Brian Atkin; Saving Power by PowerPerfector

2.00    Outsourcing  

Benefits and Pitfalls by Accenture; Evolution of the Market by Compass; Security by Sitex Orbis

3.20    Reducing Emissions        

Carbon Reduction Commitment by CB Richard Ellis; Energy Savings by Professor Tony Day; Retro Fitting by Arup; Green Travel Plans by GSK

4.30 Closing remarks

4.35 Tour of Stamford Bridge

5.00 – 6.30 Networking over drinks and canapés

Delegate Fee: London First/BIFM Members – £150.00 + VAT; Non Members - £200 +VAT

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