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IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2022 Conference and Expo

Call for Presentations


The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) invites you to share your industry knowledge and business expertise as a session presenter at IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2022 Conference and Expo, to be held at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, April 26-28, 2022, in Austin, Texas, USA. We are currently accepting session proposals. This is your opportunity to join other trailblazers, trendsetters and topic authorities in sharing best practices, research and lessons learned with a global audience of FM professionals.


CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS DEADLINE: Friday, July 19, 2021, AT 11:59 p.m. CST


As the FM industry’s leadership learning event of the year, the Facility Fusion educational experience aims to offer top-tier FM education that has NOT been duplicated in the marketplace.

Successful session proposals will be NEW (not presented prior to Facility Fusion 2022), addressing issues and trends of the highest relevance to the FM industry, as well as forward-thinking concepts on change management, sustainability, technology and the future of the workplace. In the event IFMA finds that a selected session is scheduled to be presented prior to Facility Fusion 2022, the session WILL be canceled.


IFMA is currently accepting abstracts on these topics:

Leadership Development

  • Partnering with HR
  • Communications
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills for Business
  • Ethics and Conflict Resolution
  • Women in FM
  • Leading Large and Integrated Teams

Real Estate

  • Leases Best Practices
  • Coworking Spaces
  • Trends in Real Estate
  • Working with Property Management (leasing strategies)
  • PropTech
  • Asset Management
  • Building Audits

Operations and Maintenance

  • Energy Conservation/Management
  • Maintaining your Assets/Certification (LEED, etc.)
  • Business Continuity
  • Agile Working/Activity-based Operations
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • The Future of the Built Environment
  • Finance and Business
    • Budgeting and Cash Flow
    • Financial Excellence – Create Value in Your Organization


  • Cyber security
  • Data Privacy
  • Using Technology to Manage Space/Workplace Operations
  • IOT (internet of things)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bitcoin and Innovative Technologies

IFMA Volunteer Leadership

· Succession planning

· Member engagement

· Volunteer Engagement

· Social Media tips and trick

· Marketing

FM Solutions



Returning in 2022 – 90-minute Deeper Dive Workshops!

If you are interested in submitting a Deeper Dive workshop proposal, please select the 90 minutes option for duration of presentation.



As a nonprofit association, IFMA does not pay an honorarium for concurrent session presentations. All speakers will be responsible for their own travel, accommodations and related expenses. Speakers selected to present will be provided with an up-to-one-day complimentary registration OR 50% off full conference registration if the speaker wishes to attend multiple conference days. These special registration types can be accessed through the Speaker Service Center once the abstract has been accepted.

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