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The Higher Ed Facilities Forum is an invite-only gathering for facilities leaders at the nation’s top colleges and universities.

April 5-7, 2020 | Pasadena, CA

 

INTIMATE & PERSONABLE.
PEER-LED LEARNING.
UNFORGETTABLE NETWORKING.

Meaningful Content

The Higher Ed Facilities Forum combines a balance of thought-provoking presentations and peer-to-peer discussion groups on the most relevant issues and challenges for facilities leaders at the nation’s leading colleges and universities.

CONNECT WITH STRATEGIC PARTNERS

The days of strolling a trade show floor are over! We curate a diverse group of leading suppliers so you can schedule one-on-one meetings with only the ones that match your campus facilities needs.

PURPOSEFUL NETWORKING

We understand that the ability to network is a chief reason people attend conferences. Thus, we carefully select the social activities that take place at our retreat. A Catamaran tour and a Dinner Cruise are just a few of the highlights we have planned.

Experience it Yourself

Check out this highlight video from the 2019 Higher Ed Facilities Forum!

2019 Discussion Leaders Included:

High Point University

High Point University

 

Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University

 

University of Miami

University of Miami

 

University of Colorado Builder

University of Colorado Builder

University of Iowa

University of Iowa

 

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)

International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)

Michigan State University

Michigan State University

 

The Changing Landscape of Higher Education:

Insights for Facilities Leaders

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Pasadena – Los Angeles, CA

The 2020 Higher Ed Facilities Forum will be hosted at The Langham Huntington in charming Pasadena, just minutes from Downtown Los Angeles. Elegantly furnished rooms, each designed to reflect the grace and beauty of classic Southern California. All with expansive views of the surrounding landscape and nearby mountains.

From the blog

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Aligning Facilities with the Academic Mission at Virginia Tech

According to Sherwood Wilson, VP of Operations at Virginia Tech, facilities leaders must consider the masterplan as a tool to enhance the institution as a whole (while building the right relationships to do so!).

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Facilities Leaders Must Prepare for Age of Accelerating Tech

At the Higher Ed Facilities Forum, Don Guckert explored how big data, IoT, and smart building technology are converging, and how facilities execs can lead the charge into the future by embracing emerging technologies.

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It's Time for Facilities Leaders To Have a Seat at the Table

As capital budgets remain sensitive to limited state dependency, tuition rates, and enrollment trends, the prioritization of investments is paramount. However, without a strong link between facilities and senior leadership, stakeholders are inhibited from making the most informed decisions possible. At the Higher Ed Facilities Forum, Don Coffelt a

"This is the only national conference that I attend. You pick great locations, but that is not why I come. The content and delivery would get me to go to any site."

John D’Angelo
VP of Facilities Management 
Northwestern University

April 5-7, 2020 | Pasadena, CA

Join Us in Los Angeles!

HEFF is an invite-only gathering. Invited participants are senior facilities management, capital project and physical plant administrators from the nation’s leading colleges and universities.