Initiated in 2008 by Global FM, the aim of World FM Day is to raise the profile of the facility management (FM) profession, not just in local markets, but anywhere FMs influence the health, safety, productivity, and well being of people who use the built environment.
This year’s theme is “Building Resilience for the Future,” focusing on FM’s role in keeping businesses operational through risk mitigation, continuity plans, sustainability, and energy management. The goal is to elevate the facility manager’s ability to adapt and respond to shifts in business, politics, energy consumption, extreme weather, and challenging economic conditions…
- 8-9 a.m. CDT (1-2 p.m. UTC): Chat on resilience (risk mitigation, business continuity, agility/change management)
- 2-3 p.m. CDT (7-8 p.m. UTC): Chat on the future of FM (succession planning, tech/industry innovations, etc.)