Wednesday, April 5th
12:00pm - 8:00pm Registration  
1:00pm - 5:00pm FAMIS Software Training* VFA Software Training*
6:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception
Thursday, April 6th
7:45am - 8:45am Breakfast & Registration
8:45am - 5:30pm Sessions
6:00pm - 8:00pm Cocktail Reception
Friday, April 7th
8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am - 12:45pm Sessions
* Software trainings have limited seats available and are optional.

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Software Trainings

optional & limited seats available

  • VFA Advanced Topics | Get the focused VFA instruction you need for better facilities capital planning. Interact with experienced VFA professionals as they cover a variety of advanced VFA.facility topics.
    • Capital Budgeting
    • Presenting your Data
    • Data Maintenance
    • VFA.facility Green
  • FAMIS Advanced Topics | This deep dive into FAMIS features hands-on training on topics including the space module and visual map, customizing workorder forms and approval notifications, creating robust preventive maintenance programs, and empowering users to submit requests directly into FAMIS.
    • Skip the Work Control Desk
    • Space Module and Visual Map
    • Customize Workorder Forms and Approval Notifications
    • Create and Manage a Robust Preventive Maintenance Program


[Case Study] Cutting the Gordian Knot: Making sense of your organization’s Asset Inventory
Are you struggling with the reliability and usefulness of your organization’s infrastructure asset inventory? You are not alone! This presentation will provide an overview of NYP’s multi-year approach to improve the value of the organization’s asset inventory to improve reliability, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance and capital investment planning. The presentation covers several aspect of developing and maintaining a reliable asset record, both in the form of its inventory in the CMMS system, as well as in the form of record documents and 3D BIM models.
Speaker: New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP)

How IoT and Remote Monitoring is Changing Facilities Management
Over the years, facility owners have expended significant effort trying to improve facilities management by focusing on asset availability and improved maintenance response, while also working to reduce costs.  Learn how machine-to-machine monitoring via the Internet of Things (IoT) is now helping facility owners accomplish their goals by enabling them to distinguish critical asset alarms from others, predict asset performance issues, minimize downtime, and increase maintenance response efficiency.

What’s Coming Up On The FAMIS Product Roadmap
The most attended and requested session by our customers! Hop on the FAMIS roadmap journey that reviews major accomplishments from 2016, and highlights product enhancements to expect in the coming year.

VFA Product Overview and Roadmap
Learn more about current and upcoming features of VFA software solutions, including VFA.facility and VFA.auditor. In this session,  product managers will discuss recent product highlights, 2017 development, and long-terms plans. Bring your questions and let's drive these products forward together. 

Does Your Budget Reflect Your Values? 
Introduce a lens of disciplined, objective capital budgeting to your financial planning. Learn how many organizations have reduced critical operating expenses while increasing revenue generated by their facilities investments.

The Everchanging Frontier of Space Data
Learn how your team can build a robust space reporting system and make data-driven facility planning decisions. Hear how the University of Miami’s Office of Space Management & Analysis has implemented an integrated approach to planning, managing, and allocating space, leading to consolidation of all space information into one large space management system that has seen strategic benefits for planning.  
Speaker: University of Miami


  • Combining capital planning and facilities maintenance
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Facilities Management
  • Space Management
  • K-12 Customer Panel