Submit An Abstract Proposal


The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) invites industry professionals like you to share your knowledge and business expertise. You are invited to submit a session proposal for presentation at Facility Fusion 2019 Conference & Expo, to be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, April 8 - 10, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia (USA).

***The call for presentation deadline is Friday, July 27, 2018, at 11:59 pm CST.***

The premise of the Facility Fusion educational experience is to offer leading FM education that has NOT been duplicated in the marketplace. Program submittals should address change management, cutting-edge trends, the future of the workplace and other forward thinking concepts. Successful submittals will be new (have not been presented prior to Facility Fusion 2019). In the event that IFMA finds a selected session scheduled to be presented prior to Facility Fusion 2019, the session WILL be cancelled.

IFMA is currently accepting abstracts for these topics:


  • Communications
  • Generations in the workplace
  • Developing/investing in your team
  • Success planning
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills For Business
  • Strategic Collaboration Drives Business Results


  • Efficiency/Clean Energy
  • LEED
  • Energy Star/reducing consumption
  • Electric car/transportation; transit incentives
  • The Challenge of Environmental Stewardship
  • Preserving Our Future By Living Smarter Today

Operations and Maintenance

  • Working with property mgmt. (leasing strategies)
  • Maintaining your assets/certification (LEED, etc.)
  • Business continuity
  • Agile working/Activity based operations
  • When Disaster Strikes, How Prepared Is Your Workplace
  • The future of the built environment-have we gone too far with the current model
  • Finance & Business
    • Budgeting and Cash Flow
    • Financial Excellence – Create Value In Your Organization


  • Cyber security
  • Data Privacy
  • Using technology to manage space/workplace operations
  • The Power Of Social Media For Workplace Communication
  • How Millennials Are Changing Workplace Communication

Abstract Submission Resources
Tips for Submitting Your Abstract
FF 2019 Policies and Procedures
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