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The National School Plant Management Association and South Carolina School Plant Management Association have teamed up to offer a dynamic educational and interactive experience at the Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach, 9800 Queensway Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC from January 30 - February 2, 2022.

Conference attendees and partners will network, collaborate and learn together. You’ll engage with the best resources from across the country in our ever-changing industry. We have developed a program with industry experts presenting fresh and timely content; there’s something for everyone.

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The event space is designed with social distancing in mind. Our top priority is for attendees to feel comfortable and safe.

FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Sunday, January 30

8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Golf Outing
Location: Arcadian Shores Golf Club, 710 Hilton Road Myrtle Beach, SC 29572


1:00-4:00 p.m.

Conference Check-In
Location: Cambridge Hall


4:15-5:15 p.m.

NSPMA Board of Directors Pre-Conference Meeting
Location: Cambridge Hall


5:30-6:30 p.m.

Networking Event (open to NSPMA and SCPMA members; hotel room key required)
Location: Coastal Grill


7:00-9:00 p.m.

Early Vendor Setup
Location: Ballroom


Monday, January 31

7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Conference Check-In
Location: Cambridge Hall


7:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Vendor Setup
Location: Ballroom


6:30-8:00 a.m.

Breakfast (Hotel room key required)
Location: Coastal Grill


8:00-10:00 a.m.

Opening Ceremony, Welcome Remarks, Board Introductions, Nominations, NSPMA Hot Topics
- Welcome:
Dr. Rick Maxey, Horry County Schools, Superintendent, South Carolina
- National Anthem: 
Jackie Lee Graham, Coastal Carolina University
- Remarks: School Safety Advocacy Council: Sean Burke, President & Curtis Lavarello, Executive Director - International Well Building Institute: Jodie Applewhite & Angela Spangler, Directors and Jason Hartke, Executive Vice President
Location: Windsor AB


10:00-10:15 a.m.

Break
Location: Windsor AB


10:15-11:30 a.m.

Keynote Presentation: NFL Hall of Fame Referee Walt Coleman
Location: Windsor AB


11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Lunch
Location: Kensington ABC


1:00-3:00 p.m.

Tradeshow Open
Location: Ballroom


3:15-3:45 p.m.

SCPMA Business Meeting (SCPMA members only)
Location: Kensington ABC


5:30-7:00 p.m.

Networking Event (open to NSPMA and SCPMA members; hotel room key required)
Location: Coastal Grill


7:00 p.m.

Opening Evening
Enjoy Myrtle Beach!

 

Tuesday, February 1

7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Conference Check-In
Location: Cambridge Hall



6:30-8:00 a.m.

Breakfast (Hotel room key required)
Location: Coastal Grill


8:00-8:50 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • School IAQ: A Pragmatic Approach; Insights from These Trusted Leaders
    Presenters: Eric Malmstrom, CEO Safe Traces (CA) Cheryl Aquadro, JCI (TN), Jon Douglas, Healthy Building Solutions US (WI) and Sean McCrady, Director of Assets and Sustainability (CA)
    Location: Somerset

  • Milwaukee Facility Maintenance Cost Savings Solutions
    Presenters: Taneeka Staples (MD), Adam Elhallak (KS) and Brian Pope (WI)
    Location: Hampton

  • Covid! Is it Over? What Do We Do Now?
    Presenter: Heidi Wilcox, Applied Scientist (MA)
    Location: Windsor A

  • Safety and Security Track: Finding School Security Solutions Through Safety Assessments
    Presenter: Curtis Lavarello, Executive Director School Safety Advocacy Council (MA)
    Location: Windsor C

9:00-11:00 a.m.

Tradeshow Open
Location: Ballroom


11:00-11:50 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • BELFOR Alert: How a Mobile App Can Improve Your Approach to Facilities Management and Emergency Response
    Presenters: Matt Wandrie (MI), Liz Giddens (GA), Kara Hoffman (SC) BELFOR Restoration
    Location: Somerset

  • Becoming More Strategic in Your Sourcing
    Presenters: Corey Jensen (MN) and Katie Alba (MN), Sourcewell
    Location: Hampton

  • Creating a Game Plan to Reduce COVID-19 Risk and Make Lasting Improvements to IAQ in Schools
    Presenters: Tracy Washington Enger, US EPA, and Sheila Brown
    Location: Windsor A

  • Safety and Security Track: The Role of the School Plant Manager in Securing the School Campus
    Presenter: Sean Burke, President of the School Safety Advocacy Council (MA)
    Location: Windsor C

12:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Lunch, Past President's Report and Elections
Location: Kensington ABC


1:15-1:55 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Connecting the Dots: Funding for Technologies that Serve the Present and the Future
    Presenter: Shannon Frankenberger-Allen, Johnson Controls (CA)
    Location: Somerset

  • Choosing the Right Playground Safety Surface
    Presenter: Tom Casey (FL)
    Location: Hampton

  • Healthy School Renovations: Avoiding Environmental Issues
    Presenter: Shari Solomon (MD)
    Location: Windsor A

  • Safety and Security Track: Active Shooter in America’s Schools
    Presenter: Tom Czyz, CEO of Armoured One (NY)
    Location: Windsor C

2:00-2:50 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Results Matter: Providing the Effectiveness of Bipolar Ionization Through Transparent Testing
    Presenters: Peter Cantone and Jeremy McDonald, Guth and DaConzo Engineering (NY)
    Location: Somerset

  • The Right Tool for the Job-School Facility Maintenance Software
    Presenter: Darin Porter (OH)
    Location: Hampton

  • Learn About the Best Technologies in the Industry that Save Time, Do the job as Well or Better While Being Safer. Less Toxic and Cost Effective. Let’s Talk!
    Presenter: Heidi Wilcox, Applied Scientist (MA)
    Location: Windsor A

  • Safety and Security Track: Active Shooter Security Codes in Schools
    Presenter: Tom Czyz, CEO of Armoured One (NY)
    Location: Windsor C

3:00-3:50 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Solar Schools: Helping Campuses Become Sustainable by Making Solar Power Attainable
    Presenters: Mark Altmayer (IL) and Michael Smith (CA)
    Location: Somerset

  • How to Develop, Execute and Measure Your Custom Plan for Energy Efficiency, Renewable Power Generation, Health & Safety and Sustainability Leading to Whole School Certification
    Presenters: Carol McKown (GA), Ivan Meneses (FL), Will Long (GA), and Evan McKown (GA)
    Location: Hampton

  • Utah Facility Managers Who Have Employed the Best Technology Our Industry Has to Offer and Were Prepared for COVID-19 and Beyond
    Presenters: Ricky Marinez and Merv Brewer, Salt Lake City Public Schools (UT)
    Location: Windsor A

5:00-11:00 p.m.

Networking, Silent Auction and Banquet (semi-formal to formal attire)
Location: Kensington DEFG

 

Wednesday, February 2

7:30-9:00 a.m.

Breakfast (Hotel room key required)
Location: Coastal Grill


9:00-10:00 a.m.

Networking Session with NSPMA Board Members
Location: Winchester


10:00-10:30 a.m.

NSPMA Board Meeting (closed session)
Location: Winchester

11:00 a.m.

Conference Closes
Thank you, and safe travels!