Practice track

The practice track Thursday 22 May 2014 aims to provide learning experiences and knowledge exchange in a dialogue among practitioners and researchers. The track will include a combination of invited speakers from practice and selected practice oriented research presentations on case studies and similar.

The practice track is organised in collaboration with DFM - Danish Facilities Management association and it is targeted towards practitioners from Denmark and the other Nordic countries besides participants in the whole conference. The track will include special practice oriented sessions in parallel with research sessions.

Please find the invitation on the following link.

The following speakers from Denmark and Norway have been invited:

Workplace management - a missing piece in the FM-puzzel? 

Siri Blakstad, Vice President at Reinertsen and Adjunct Professor, NTNU 

Space design as a strategic tool for better performance 

Per Feldthaus, Partner at SIGNAL Architects and Adjunct Professor 

Facility Management in Novozymes - from local -> global 

Søren S. Prahl, Manager in Novozymes 

FM Friendly Buildings - Approach, Tools and Results 

Poul Henrik Due, Chief Consultant at Grontmij A/S 

Thursday 22 May 2014 will start with a plenary session, including:

  • Outlook on FM in Denmark by Liselotte Panduro, chair of DFM's international committee
  • From cubicles to coworking - workplaces in an open world by Juriaan van Meel, Senior Researcher at CFM and Partner in ICOP (see also keynote speakers)

Thursday 22 May 2014 finishes with a site visit at ISS's new international headquarters and ISS University, including: