Program – 16th IFM Congress

09:00 am Welcome to the 16th International Facility Management Congress

09:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Welcome by Prof. Dr. Alexander Redlein, IFM TU Wien

Key Notes:
Workplace Experience by thyssenkrupp – The spirit of 3K
Stefan Wolter, Head of Global Real Estate Management, thyssenkrupp Services GmbH (DE)

ESG from a financier, owner and tenants perspective – Priorities of Erste Bank
Ulrike Gehmacher, Head of Group ESG Office, Erste Group (AT)

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

11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m
ESG and its implementation – Best Practice of DB
Bernd Hanke, Head of Technical Facility Management, DB Station&Service (DE)

Workplace Management at the IFM
Eva Stopajnik & Lisa Thrainer, IFM der TU Wien

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

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m
The new flood of legislation from Brussels for RE and FM – Key topics and actions to be taken!
Mag. Andrej Grieb, Judge at the Regional Court for Civil Matters Vienna, Deputy Chairman of the Housing and Tenancy Law Section of the Association of Austrian Judges

The KPIs in the hotel industry
Alexander Schick, IFM der TU Wien  

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

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Now interest rates are back, inflation stays – What will happen to the (world) economy and what are guidelines for the real estate industry and facility management?
Dr. Valentin Hofstätter, Raiffeisen Bank Int. AG (AT)

4:00 p.m. Presentation of the winner of the Innovation Challenge 2023

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

6:00 p.m. Joint dinner

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

09:30 – 10:30 a.m
Circular economy – Implementing in reality, but how?
Harald Hauke, Managing Director, ARA – Altstoff Recycling Austria AG (AT)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Presentation of the scientific papers

Sustaining Green: Quality Improvement of Green Infrastructures in Residential Facilities through Effective Maintenance and Resident Participation
DI Dr. Michael Gräf, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Institute of Engineering Biology and Landscape Architecture, Department of Vegetation Technology

Sustainable implementation of the long-term renovation strategy in existing buildings
DI Martina Hoffmann, FHWien der WKW, Department of Management, Real Estate Management Study Programs

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

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch break

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Guided excursion

See you there!

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