Program – 15th IFM Congress

09:00 am Welcome to the 15th International Facility Management Congress

09:30 – 10:30 a.m. Welcome by Prof. Dr. Alexander Redlein, IFM TU Wien
Key Notes:
ESG in practice – How does one of the largest developers in CEE deal with it?
Ulrike Gehmacher, Head of Group ESG at IMMOFINANZ Vienna (AT)

The future of the hybrid office: New ways of working – Experiences of two years of practical use! 
Lessons learned and next steps!
Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Gregor Grindjan, MSc, COO at SAP Austria GmbH

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Coffee break incl. exhibition & networking

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
ESG – The international perspective of an investor:
Green investments, tenant management, portfolio management under new perspectives
Mike Holland, Former CEO, Embassy Office Parks REIT

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Panel discussion 10 years of REUG, 15 years of the congress – Diving into the past and the future!
Senator e.h. Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Geza Richard Horn, CFM, volunteer Managing Director of RealFM and lecturer
at the University of Stuttgart

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch break incl. exhibition & networking

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m
More than just energy monitoring: The Josefstadt: a practical report
Mag. Alexander Götz, CFO of the Theater in der Josefstadt (AT)

What it takes for a property to be green? The legal perspective on ESG
Mag. Andrej Grieb, Judge at the Regional Court for Civil Matters Vienna, Deputy Chairman the specialist group on housing and tenancy law of the Association of Austrian Judges

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee break incl. exhibition & networking

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Workplace International – What can we expect in the future?
Pat Turnbull, MA, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow, Workplace IQX (USA)
Expect the unexpected: How will the global economy continue after Covid-19 and what does that mean for the real estate and facility management industry
Dr. Valentin Hofstätter, Raiffeisen Bank Int. AG (AT)

4:00 p.m. Presentation of the winner of the Innovation Challenge 2022

Summary of the first day
Prof. Dr. Alexander Redlein, IFM TU Wien

6:00 p.m. Joint departure to the dinner at PwC Vienna

09:00 a.m. Welcome back to the 2nd day of the congress!

09:30 – 10:30 a.m
Hybrid working around the world
WE Leaders provide insight into current trends around the world

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presentation of the scientific papers
Ilyas Kirecci, Paul Schmitter, Stella Gatziu Grivas, Phillip Gachnang and Thomas Hanne
Reifegradmodelle als Grundlage für den digitalen Veränderungsprozess im Facility Management in Healthcare – Eine integrative Literaturrecherche

Dr. Prof. Klaus Homann, Prof. Sergio Vega, Jorma Säteri, David Martinez, Judit Klein-Wiele, Jaqueline Privenau
Digital Transformation of Real Estate & Facility Management – Innovative Technologies require innovative teaching methods

Dirk Boecker, Roland Breves, Zhentian Zhang, Dr. Herth, Clemens Bulitta
Facility Management and its potential new role in active infection control

Summary of the two days of the congress and closing words
Prof. Dr. Alexander Redlein, IFM TU Wien

01:00 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch break

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Guided excursion at the living lab of IFM, TU Wien with XAL GmbH

Program 15th IFM Congress

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