Registration Open – March 29-31, 2023

Registration for the 2023 annual in-person meeting is currently underway and will be hosted in New Orleans at the Hotel Monteleone. As the primary sponsor, Partner ESI will cover meeting costs, activities, and food and beverage. Travel costs are to be covered by individual attendees. The hotel is contracted at $235/night, with the booking link provided upon meeting registration.

Please use the following link to register for the conference.

Following is a preliminary agenda of the annual meeting for planning purposes. If you have suggested content or topics, please email Kelly Javier.


Wednesday, March 29 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Networking and Dinner
Hotel Monteleone

Thursday, March 30

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM – Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM 
Keynote – Galina Chadwick, Bank of America
8:45 AM
Benchmarking Survey Review
9:00 AM Challenges in Operational EHS – Roundtable Discussion
Topics will include moisture intrusion, asbestos, and indoor air quality from prevention and resilience, to response, remediation and closure.
10:00 AM  Contaminated Properties – Pitfalls During Development and Legal Issues Roundtable Discussion
10:45 AM – Networking Break
11:00 AM
Legal Outlook – Larry Falbe, Miller Canfield
Discussion led by Larry Falbe with a focus on case studies.
12:30 PM – Networking Lunch
1:00 PM
Lunch/Technology Trends in Real Estate
Innovative technologies and operational efficiencies – speaker TBD.
2:00 PM Ongoing Use and Record-Keeping Round Table Discussion
A conversation about record keeping and data storage management with an emphasis on regulatory compliance.
3:00 PM Environmental Issues for Tenants and Landlords
Best practices for managing environmental issues from the owner an tenant perspective.
3:45 PM – Networking Break
4:00 PM Breakout Discussions
Our agenda covers a lot of questions, but it’s impossible to cover everything that’s important. In breakout sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to talk to peers about more specific problems, best practices, and solutions. It’s also a great way to meet your peers and good to know each other better.*
4:30 PM – Sessions conclude for the day
5:30 PM – Offsite Networking and Dinner

Friday, March 31

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM – Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM The Regulatory Landscape – What’s on the Horizon? John Epperson, Buchalter
An overview of laws and regulations that impact facilities managers with an emphasis on California.
9:30 AM Breakouts*
10:00 AM – Networking Break
10:15 AM
Regional Challenges Roundtable Discussion
A follow-up to the Regulatory Landscape presentation, where we will discuss regional regulations and their impact on facilities managers
11:15 AM ESG+R  Roundtable Discussion
A discussion of how ESG policies impact facilities managers with an emphasis on the proposed mandatory SEC climate-risk disclosure rule, data collection and reporting, and regional and regulatory updates.
12:15 PM Closing, Feedback Session Steve Colton, Wells Fargo
12:30 PM – Boxed Lunches
1:30 PM – Optional Activities

Check back soon for more details as meeting planning progresses.

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