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Higher Education Smart Campus Summit

October 26 | 8:00 am - 10:30 am | Virtual

A few months ago, universities and college campuses were effectively small cities and smart classrooms. With COVID-19, campus infrastructure networks and apps, next generation wireless, new energy technologies, robots and drones are just some of the concepts changing the face of educational institutions. Today, many of those campuses are deserted, as universities and colleges are struggling to bring students back to campus and into buildings safely. The fifth annual Higher Education – Smart Campus Summit is a must attend event for building automation, facility management and IT specialists from colleges and campuses that are eager to learn about technologies and strategies for campus repopulation and hybrid learning environments. It represents a great opportunity to gain insights on developing the campus of the future and discuss the impact of technology and automation. This by-invitation event is only open to university professionals in Real Estate, Facilities, Energy and Sustainability.

ADVISORS

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Lalit Agarwal University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lalit Agarwal Director, Utility & Energy Mgmt. Lalit Agarwal is the Director of Maintenance & Utility Services at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL). He began his career as a computer analyst
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Lalit Agarwal
Director, Utility & Energy Mgmt.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lalit Agarwal is the Director of Maintenance & Utility Services at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL). He began his career as a computer analyst at UNL in 2000 as part of a team that designed and developed the 3rd generation of UNL’s proprietary building automation system. As facilities needs have morphed, Lalit has taken an increased responsibility for building maintenance, utility infrastructure and energy management.

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Wade Berner MIT
Wade Berner Director of Systems Performance & Turnover Wade Berner is the Director of Systems Performance & Turnover at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he is responsible for the commi
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Wade Berner
Director of Systems Performance & Turnover
MIT

Wade Berner is the Director of Systems Performance & Turnover at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he is responsible for the commissioning, energy efficiency and turnover of MIT's 12 million + square foot Cambridge campus. Wade is a registered Professional Engineer in both the US and Canada and has been involved with facility commissioning and optimization for over 18 years. He has been fortunate to have implemented these strategies on some interesting facilities including BSL4 laboratories and a rocket launch complex.

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Dan Bollman Michigan State University
Dan Bollman VP, Strategic Infrastructure Planning Dan Bollman is currently VP of Michigan State University overseeing the functions of the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities unit. The annual const
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Dan Bollman
VP, Strategic Infrastructure Planning
Michigan State University

Dan Bollman is currently VP of Michigan State University overseeing the functions of the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities unit. The annual construction volume for projects on campus ranges from $100 million to $150 million. He is a registered professional engineer with decades of experience in design and construction related activities.

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Gerry Hamilton Stanford University
Gerry Hamilton Director, Facilities Energy Management Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Managemen
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Gerry Hamilton
Director, Facilities Energy Management
Stanford University

Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Management & Control System and oversight of the University's energy efficiency programs. Gerry ensures that buildings and associated processes are operated efficiently and that new facilities incorporate best practices for energy use.

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Rick Huijbregts George Brown College
Rick Huijbregts VP, Strategy & Innovation As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well posi
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Rick Huijbregts
VP, Strategy & Innovation
George Brown College
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As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well positioned to evolve and adapt for the digital and rapidly changing future.

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Kevin Lynch Penn State University
Kevin Lynch Integrity Analyst Kevin is an Integrity Analyst in the Facility Automation Services department at Penn State University. He analyzes, troubleshoots, and repairs Buildin
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Kevin Lynch
Integrity Analyst
Penn State University

Kevin is an Integrity Analyst in the Facility Automation Services department at Penn State University. He analyzes, troubleshoots, and repairs Building Automation systems and their networks. He also designs, develops, edits, and implements control programs for BAS applications in order to provide energy management solutions and network integrity.

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Michael Parkin Harvard University
Michael Parkin Director, Operational Technology Platforms
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Michael Parkin
Director, Operational Technology Platforms
Harvard University

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Steve Sywak Georgia Tech
Steve Sywak Director, IT Steve Sywak is the IT Director for Facilities Management at Georgia Tech. He has spearheaded the implementation of many new programs and/or systems wi
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Steve Sywak
Director, IT
Georgia Tech

Steve Sywak is the IT Director for Facilities Management at Georgia Tech. He has spearheaded the implementation of many new programs and/or systems within the department. His areas of focus, currently, are on data analytics and IT/OT convergence. Steve is leading the effort to not only integrate data from many of the siloed database systems, but also architecting a solution to capture and analyze the millions of available sensor data points across the university campus buildings. He has been working in the technology field for more than twenty years, with a relentless pursuit of service excellence.

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SESSIONS

Achieving PHYSICAL and VIRTUAL Balance: The Pandemic's Impact on Higher Education
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 8:00 am - 8:40 am    Location: Virtual
Higher Education has some of the greatest challenges when it comes to bringing students back to campus and into buildings. These small cities provide places for students to learn, recreate, eat and live. In addition to the high-density environment, the social nature of young college students makes campus repopulation even more difficult. Universities across the country and around the world are taking a wide array of approaches when it comes to bringing students back. Much lower populations and alternating schedules are complimenting online and other virtual/technical options. Smarter, safer buildings using COVIDtech, enhanced digital classrooms and other strategies are discussed by leading campus facilities professionals.

Speakers:
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Lalit Agarwal University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lalit Agarwal Director, Utility & Energy Mgmt. Lalit Agarwal is the Director of Maintenance & Utility Services at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL). He began his career as a computer analyst
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Lalit Agarwal
Director, Utility & Energy Mgmt.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lalit Agarwal is the Director of Maintenance & Utility Services at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL). He began his career as a computer analyst at UNL in 2000 as part of a team that designed and developed the 3rd generation of UNL’s proprietary building automation system. As facilities needs have morphed, Lalit has taken an increased responsibility for building maintenance, utility infrastructure and energy management.

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Jim Jackson University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jim Jackson Associate Vice Chancellor of University Operations Jim Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor of University Operations at the University of Nebraska. He is responsible for the administration and over
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Jim Jackson
Associate Vice Chancellor of University Operations
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jim Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor of University Operations at the University of Nebraska. He is responsible for the administration and oversight of Maintenance Operations, Utilities, Landscape Services, Custodial Services, Sustainability, Business Operations, Environmental Health & Safety, Fleet Management, Parking & Transit and Material Management. He has a wealth of experience in change management and has championed several campus innovative initiatives.

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Dave Johnson University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dave Johnson Director, Academic Technologies
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Dave Johnson
Director, Academic Technologies
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Approaching SMART MAINTENANCE in Higher Education Facilities
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 8:45 am - 9:20 am    Location: Virtual
Being able to clearly and quickly identify which systems are failing or underperforming can save campus facilities a significant amount of time, money and negative sentiment. This means moving from ‘fail and fix to predict and prevent”. Over the years, there have been many different approaches to FDD implementations, yielding varying degrees of success. Now we’re moving into the age of predictive and condition-based maintenance. These strategies are much more reliant on IoT, data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning and require a much higher degree of IT and technology skills of the operator. This valuable session allows attendees to explore how higher ed facilities leaders are moving into this next level of predictive and condition-based maintenance.

Moderator:
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Matthew Tovar Stanford University
Matthew Tovar Mechanical Engineer Matthew Tovar is a Mechanical Engineer for Stanford University where he develops and enhances the preventive maintenance program for Mechanical, Elect
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Matthew Tovar
Mechanical Engineer
Stanford University

Matthew Tovar is a Mechanical Engineer for Stanford University where he develops and enhances the preventive maintenance program for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing shops. Matt is an Analytics Chairperson of Stanford's iCAP (Integrated Controls and Analytics Program) under FEM (Facilities Energy Management) that focuses on maximizing energy efficiency through building management controls and analytics.

Speakers:
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Wade Berner MIT
Wade Berner Director of Systems Performance & Turnover Wade Berner is the Director of Systems Performance & Turnover at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he is responsible for the commi
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Wade Berner
Director of Systems Performance & Turnover
MIT

Wade Berner is the Director of Systems Performance & Turnover at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he is responsible for the commissioning, energy efficiency and turnover of MIT's 12 million + square foot Cambridge campus. Wade is a registered Professional Engineer in both the US and Canada and has been involved with facility commissioning and optimization for over 18 years. He has been fortunate to have implemented these strategies on some interesting facilities including BSL4 laboratories and a rocket launch complex.

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Gerry Hamilton Stanford University
Gerry Hamilton Director, Facilities Energy Management Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Managemen
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Gerry Hamilton
Director, Facilities Energy Management
Stanford University

Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Management & Control System and oversight of the University's energy efficiency programs. Gerry ensures that buildings and associated processes are operated efficiently and that new facilities incorporate best practices for energy use.

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Mitch Lampley Vanderbilt
Mitch Lampley Director of Engineering and Technical Support Mitch Lampley started in Vanderbilt as the Plant Engineer and was later promoted to Director of Engineering and Technical Support. He is responsible
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Mitch Lampley
Director of Engineering and Technical Support
Vanderbilt

Mitch Lampley started in Vanderbilt as the Plant Engineer and was later promoted to Director of Engineering and Technical Support. He is responsible for the technical groups in Facilities - Plant Operations. This responsibility includes Zone maintenance staff that includes the all the skilled tradesman in the field, our Utility Production group that runs the university's co-generation plant and the engineering group that includes the Plant Engineers, Campus Energy Manager, PM Group, the 24-hour call center for Fire Systems and Building Automation, the Controls group and the Chilled Water Distribution Group.

REMOTE Facility Monitoring and Control: The Future of Campus Operations?
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 9:35 am - 10:10 am    Location: Virtual
For years we have been talking about the smart, intelligent, connected and interoperable campus of the future. The idea is simple, connect all the various, disparate, multigenerational, various vendor systems into a cohesive and comprehensive networked strategy and managing a campus would become much more efficient and effective. The COVID-19 Pandemic has added a new perspective to the conversation, remote access and management capabilities. At a time when getting people physically into facilities has become more challenging, being able to access the campus systems from a laptop or iPad makes a great deal of sense. This session focuses on the current and future state of remote system access as a part of the smart campus strategy.

Speakers:
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David Handwork Arkansas State University
David Handwork Asst. Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management David Handwork is Arkansas State University's Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities. He was previously the Director of Planning Design and Construc
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David Handwork
Asst. Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management
Arkansas State University

David Handwork is Arkansas State University's Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities. He was previously the Director of Planning Design and Construction and before that, Director of Engineering Services). Under David’s leadership, the campus energy management controls were consolidated under a single system, with all new installations and programming managed with A-State staff. David’s 22 years of professional experience includes major capital construction management in higher education and food processing, engineering design, and management of multiple teams of professionals.

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Rick Huijbregts George Brown College
Rick Huijbregts VP, Strategy & Innovation As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well posi
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Rick Huijbregts
VP, Strategy & Innovation
George Brown College
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As VP, Strategy & Innovation, Rick Huijbregts oversees strategic planning and partnership development to ensure George Brown College remains well positioned to evolve and adapt for the digital and rapidly changing future.

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William Lakos Michigan State University
William Lakos Asst Mgr Bldg Performance Svc
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William Lakos
Asst Mgr Bldg Performance Svc
Michigan State University

Higher Education Roundtable
Date: 10/26/2020    Time: 10:15 am - 10:45 am    Location: Virtual
Speaker:
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Rob Murchison Intelligent Buildings
Rob Murchison Co-Founder Rob Murchison has over 20 years experience in strategy consulting, sales and design of technology to real estate developers and commercial businesses
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Rob Murchison
Co-Founder
Intelligent Buildings
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Rob Murchison has over 20 years experience in strategy consulting, sales and design of technology to real estate developers and commercial businesses with expertise in networking, and software and data base applications. He is currently Co-founder and Managing Director of consulting firm Intelligent Buildings Inc., a nationally recognized specialist in real estate technology with expertise in strategy and standards development, organizational alignment and financial analysis.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

The Higher Education Smart Campus Summit is a by invitation only event. If you are a registered attendee for IBcon or Realcomm you are invited to attend the Higher Education Smart Campus Summit at no charge. Once you’ve registered for the conference, please RESERVE YOUR SEAT using the link below or by contacting Tina Danielsen to let her know you are planning to attend. Space is limited so you must RSVP.

Tina Danielsen  –  Special Events Coordinator   |   Phone: 619-972-5369   |   tdanielsen@realcomm.com

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