christianflanders.jpgBeyond The Open Office

The world is changing rapidly and so is the workplace.  Over 70% of U.S. companies report the use of only low cubicle partitions or no partitions at all.  A decade into the rise of the open office design concept what have we learned? Join IFMA's Workplace Evolutionaries (WE) community as we discover the key factors influencing future workplace design:

  • Learn how UX or User Experience is replacing collaboration as the driving force behind office design
  • Understand how Facilities Managers are transforming into Community Managers to support the future workplace.
  • Review the impact technology is having on the workplace and where it is heading
  • Like the Boomers, Gen Xer's, and Millennials before them explore how the characteristics of Gen Z will impact the workplace

Speaker Bio: Christian Flanders, FMP is a Workplace Consultant with over 20 years of experience in Commercial Interior Design.  His recent projects include the new Golden 1 Center home of The Sacramento Kings, the most technologically advanced and first LEED Platinum Certified arena in the country.

He has been a member of the Sacramento Valley Chapter of IFMA for 20 years serving as Committee Chair, Treasurer, Vice President, and President. He currently serves as Director-At-Large mentor to the current Chapter Board.  He is a two time Chapter Associate of The Year and in January 2017 was named Volunteer of The Decade.

Under his leadership Sacramento Valley has achieved the IFMA Award of Excellence for Web Communication and has twice been awarded IFMA Small Chapter of The Year.

NOTE:  For security reasons, all attendees MUST pre-register and must be US Citizen with Driver's License to enter the campus.



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250 Outcropping Way
Folsom, CA 95630
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM PDT

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IFMA Education Classes - 2017

Sacramento Valley IFMA is pleased to be offering the following IFMA Education classes to Prep for the CFM and FMP Certifications to support our local Facility Management Professionals. Class sizes will be limited - please register as soon as possible to ensure your spot.

CFM Exam Prep Course:
September 7 and 8 (must attend both days)
Cost: Members $100, Nonmembers $350
Location: TBD - Sacramento Area
Participants will:

  • Learn how to use the tools that can lead to success on the CFM Exam.
  • Understand the overall concept of the exam and focus on the methodology of the exam.
  • Learn to apply critical thinking skills and discuss the rationales used.

More info on Exam Process, Materials, and Registration:

FMP Certification Prep Course:
Cost Each Class: $50 Members, $250 Nonmembers
Location: TBD- Sacramento Area

  • Leadership - August 3 and 4
  • Finance - September 14 and 15
  • Operations and Maintenance - October 12 and 13
  • Project Management - November 2 and 3

Participants will:

  • Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.
  • Avoid procrastination and stay on track with classroom expectations.
  • Discuss and clarify difficult topics in a live or virtual classroom forum. 

morgan.jpgClasses will be taught by Larry Morgan, Director of Facilities Management | Environmental Management System SME at SAP.

Mr. Morgan is a dynamic, accomplished corporate asset and service delivery operations professional with over 30 years of progressive, tangible and thought leadership accomplishments with substantial relationships within the corporate and commercial real estate industry. With his depth and breadth of experience he provides innovative and new approaches in achieving service level improvements across multiple platforms.

Questions about these classes should be directed to:
IFMA Sacramento - Education Chair
Victoria Serr, VP of Business Development with DFS Green
707-339-9469 |
More info on Exam Process, Materials, and Registration:
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Jun, 2017

Special Events Committee Meeting

Jun 06th 8:30 am - 9:30 am


Program Committee Meeting

Jun 07th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


IFMA Board Meeting

Jun 13th 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Beyond The Open Office

Jun 14th 11:30 am - 1:00 pm