World FM Day Open House

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 The School of Building Construction will host an open house to commemorate World FM Day June 23, as part of a global effort to celebrate and promote the facility management profession.

The BC open house will showcase various facility management projects around campus from 8 to 10 a.m. Light refreshments will be served. The School of Building Construction is located in the Architecture Annex building, on the first floor; all members of the campus community are welcome to attend.

World FM Day is a collaboration between the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and  Global FM. Global FM member organizations on six different continents will celebrate World FM Day by organizing events such as luncheons, seminars and workshops, or by undertaking any other activity to celebrate and promote facility management. The event aims to raise the FM profession profile around the globe—promoting facility management's ideals worldwide, not only within the profession and industry, but also among the governments and the general public.

Georgia Tech’s School of Building Construction is one of two universities in the country and three internationally to currently offer accredited graduate-level degrees in Facility Management. The master’s degree was recently re-accredited by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation. The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Building Construction and Integrated Facility Management. has three distinct tracks: Integrated Facility and Property Management, Integrated Project Delivery Systems, and Residential Construction and Development.  The ‘Integrated Facility Management Track’ is now also offered in an online format (2011).

Building Construction Associate Professor Kathy O. Roper, CFM, CFMJ, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow, currently serves as First Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for IFMA; she will assume the role of Chair this summer.



  • Workflow Status:Published
  • Created By:Lisa Borello
  • Created:06/14/2011
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016


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