The BIFM Ireland Region inaugural FM Summit 2015, sponsored by Aramark and OCS is taking place today (20 November) at the Aviva Stadium, in Dublin. This is the first FM event of its kind to take place in Ireland and will see a host of industry experts take to the stage to exchange knowledge and ideas around the growing profession of facilities management in Ireland.
Hosted by Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, the FM Summit will serve as a vibrant platform for business and facilities management professionals to exchange knowledge, information and ideas on the many facets of one of Ireland’s fastest growing professions, investigating how FM impacts various business sectors.
The summit’s theme ‘Innovation in FM – Delivering the Impossible’ allows the core speakers and local experts to give their inspirational take on driving businesses forward and delivering exceptional FM during our current economic recovery. Speakers confirmed to date include: Dave Malone, Performance Director at Paralympics Ireland, Monica Parker, Founder of HATCH and Jennifer Kelly, VP of Global Real Estate and Workplace Services at Google.
Also taking place at the event are the BIFM Ireland Region Awards, sponsored by the Centre for the Modern Environment (CME) at Portobello Institute. The awards include two key categories – Ireland Region Young FM Professional of the Year and Ireland Region FM Professional of the Year and for the first time winners of these awards will receive a place on a BIFM Diploma course, courtesy of the CME valued at €2,500 and €4,865.