4th March Seminars

10:00 - 10:25

How your company can help achieve Net Zero carbon by using sustainable transport

Key Areas Addressed: 

  1. Sustainable transport – what is it?
  2. Using data to make decisions
  3. What works in the real world?
  4. How to drive uptake amongst staff

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Better understanding of sustainable travel
  2. Knowledge of how FMs can help with Net Zero
  3. How FMs can make sustainable travel work at their company


10:00 - 10:30

The Management of Ergonomics in the Workplace.


10:25 - 10:50

Achieving Smarter Buildings and More Efficient Facilities Management. The Implication of Big Data on the role of the Property and Facilities Manager.

Major trends in tech, populations, and business models - Disruptive buildings – from design through to end of life - Information models - from smart to cognitive buildings and how to use it - Big Data, IoT and Cyber – an overview - A framework to enable FM practitioners stay ahead of the changes

10:30 - 12:30

ASFP Workshop – Managing Passive Fire Protection 2020

Scope: This workshop aims to facilitate discussion and determine effective strategies for the correct design, installation, inspection, certification & management of Passive Fire Protection.

Attendance: This workshop is open to ASFP members, IFE members & invited guest - Registration is essential.


10:30 - 11:00

How IOSH can assist you in your personal development and in delivering healthier and safer workplaces

10:50 - 11:15

Creating a Visitor Experience – How Visitor Management systems can deliver for the Visitor and the Host

  • View full profile for Gaz EvansGaz Evans Director of Sales EMEA - Traction Guest
11:00 - 11:30

A Practical Approach to Implementing and Maintaining ISO 45001


  • Ruth Robertson Managing Director and Senior Consultant - Bambus Solutions
11:15 - 11:40

Upskilling in Facilities Management through online learning

11:30 - 12:00

Update on the Latest Codes of Practice relating to Scaffolding and Working at Height

  • Pierse Bennion Chairperson - Construction Specialist Section of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health – Ireland Branch
11:40 - 12:20

Panel Discussion: Filling the Skills Gaps – Training, Staff Acquisition and Retention



  • View full profile for James LonerganJames Lonergan Director of Education - Society of Chartered Surveyors
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

12:20 - 13:00

Leveraging New Technologies and the Internet of Things for Improved Operational Efficiencies, Space Optimisation and Asset Management

  • Neil Stuart Scientific Engagement & Change Lead - CBRE Global Workplace Solutions/Integrated Laboratory Solutions
13:00 - 13:30

Cyber Security – What you need to know to stay secure

13:00 - 14:10

Lunch and Exhibition Viewing

13:30 - 14:00

Bidvest Noonan Security Case Study

14:00 - 14:30

Cloud Solutions for Property Management & Facilities


14:00 - 16:00

IFE Hosted Programme – Communicating the Fire Safety Message

14:00 - 14:20 Introduction & Review of 'Managing Passive Fire Protection 2020'

Speaker: David O'Reilly, IFE Branch President FIFireE

14:20-14:40: Revival of Fire Safety Management - What ever happened to Reasonable Practicability?

Speaker: Brian Bourke FIFireE

14:40-15:00 Alternative Solutions to Fire Safety Management

Speaker: William Ward, C. Eng.

15:00-15:20 Fire Safety in Gas Installations

Speaker: Colm Gamble, B. Eng.

15:20-15:40 Understanding Flame Retardant Treatments

Speaker: Kasturirangan (K) Kannah, FRSPH, FRSC

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15:40-15:50 Questions & Answers


14:10 - 14:35

Hard FM – ‘Are we compliant… what does that even mean?’


14:30 - 15:00

How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Changing Security, Facilities and the Workspace

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  • The seminar will look at the potential uses of AI in the facilities and security areas and how that will impact and change how the workplace operates.
  • The current developments and advances in AI are being introduced in to all types of systems in the work environment and this is starting to change how we view workplace operations and activities.
  • The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace will shape the future of the working environment.


  • Martin Stairs Security & Risk Management Consultant - Martin Stairs Security Consultants Limited.
14:35 - 15:00

Snapfix: WhatsApp for Buildings

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Using Photos, Tags and Messaging to make building teams more organised and efficient.

15:00 - 15:25

Business Focused Maintenance

15:00 - 16:00

Exhibition Viewing

15:25 - 15:50

Exhibition Viewing