2019 NRC Annual Conference & Expo - Boise

June 06, 2019 7:30 AM to June 07, 2019 1:30 PM
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Boise Centre
850 W Front St
Boise, ID 83702
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June 6 & 7, 2019 | Boise, Idaho

Leading the Workplace Evolution

The Annual Conference & Expo is our Chapter's biggest event of the year and offers the best opportunity to network with facility professionals from throughout our region. This year’s theme is all about the rapidly evolving workplace, and the focus will be on bringing you the latest on the trends, products and technological advancements impacting our profession. With informative learning sessions, peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, and participation from our business partners whose services and products we rely on every day, this conference has your success in mind. Included in your registration is the full event, breakfast and lunch both days, building tour and Evening Reception.

The conference will be held at the Boise Centre located in the heart of downtown. There are plenty of hotels to choose from within a short distance of the venue. Check out Boise Centre’s website for additional information on parking and things to do while visiting Boise! 





Opening Keynote Speaker | Dean T. Kashiwagi, PhD, PE, IFMA Fellow Director, Professor, Professional Engineer

Arizona State University, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Performance Based Studies Research Group (PBSRG)

A thought leader in the facility management (FM) and construction industries for more than two decades, he’s a respected adviser and mentor within the association, the public sector, and academic circles. He is a past recipient of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA)’s Distinguished Educator award (2009). He is credited with establishing FM programs at six universities around the world. This includes receiving a Fulbright Scholar award to share state-of-the-art facility and project management research and practices with the people of Botswana, Africa. Dean’s groundbreaking FM Model of the Future graduate program into practice at ASU and was instrumental in the investment of $100 million in the institution for outsourcing food services. A powerful force in the Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA, as well as Arizona State University, he has championed programs to advance the FM profession, and continues to prepare the next generation of FMs.

Facility Tour June 6, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Nothing brings the FM story to life better than seeing workplace strategy and creative problem-solving in action. The facility tour is the perfect way to get an insider’s look at one of Boise’s unique facilities - Simplot Headquarters. More details to come.




Evening Reception June 6, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Join us to unwind and soak up the view from the 17th floor of the Zions Bank Building after an eventful day. Located on the corner of 8th and Main, just a short walk from the conference center, this is the perfect location to celebrate the conference in a casual setting with food, drinks and music.


Sponsorship Opportunities Available


$175.00 Member Registration

$225.00 Non-Member Registration

$75.00 Retiree / Student Registration (current student ID will need to be presented at check-in)

$15.00 Guest - Each attendee may register 1 guest for the Evening Reception. Guests of attendees may include a spouse, significant other, family member or friend NOT in the Facility Management (FM) industry.