April Leadership Series Presents: Big Data and IoT: Powering Transformative FM Leadership

This highly anticipated and well-received event promotes mentorship, knowledge sharing, and overall collaboration by linking Senior Leaders with young leaders and middle managers across the realm of the FM Industry.

  • Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016
  • Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Location: Corporate Event Centre at CHSI
  • 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga

Join us for our stellar April Leadership series where after listening to a panel discussion you have an opportunity to address questions to each panelist and other FM industry experts  in smaller break out groups.

  • Learn from FM industry experts about the impact of Big Data and IoT and how you can apply it to your work environment
  • Discover what they think about the FM industry in relationship to our topic
  • Explore the topic with our panelists in a unique format “speed-dating with Executives”
  • Network with peers, colleagues and our executives.

This year we are examining the topic of Big Data and IoT (Internet of Things): Powering Transformative FM Leadership.  This is a topic that touches almost every aspect of FM, we have identified the following discussion points.  We invite our attendees to bring their own questions for our panel of FM Executives.

Discussion Points:
  •  What Data should we be collecting and why?
  •  Data – Now what? What good is collecting all of this data if it isn’t being put to good use?
  •  Analytics – how can it drive leadership decisions ?
  • What are some tools currently available in the Market ?
  • The Internet of Things – What is it and how does it relate to FM?

Our FM Leaders and Subject Experts Include:

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  • Geoff Aardsma, Regional Sales Manager,  Enevo Inc
  • Bob Carter, Associate Vice-President, Physical Resources at University of Guelph
  • Christy Fantino, Senior Vice President, Account Operations at JLL
  • Gary Johnson, President, Quest Leadership Services
  • William R MacGowan, Director, Smart Building Digitization, Cisco Canada
  • Greg Sherwood, Director, Integrated Facilities, Cushman Wakefield
  • Thomas Strong, Director of VDC / BIM at EllisDon
  • Jeffrey Veffer, Director, Internet of Things and Business Intelligence at Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions

This is what some of the attendees from last year’s April Leadership Series had to say about our event:

“…it was very helpful when speakers with all kinds of backgrounds explained the benefit of ..the topic from their perspective.”

I loved the format and discussions … speakers were great.”

“Excellent event & impressive panel, very interactive.”

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April Leadership Series 2015


Includes: Hors D’oeuvres, Cash Bar