Call for Presentations

Midwest Facility Masters Conference

The Midwest Facility Masters Committee values your expertise and invites you to share your knowledge with attendees at the 2017 Midwest Facility Masters Conference October 30-31, 2017 at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI. Please complete the form below for your presentation to be considered. Note that final programming decisions are made by the planning committee. The form should be completed by Thursday, March 31.
  • presentation must be informative in nature (not a marketing pitch)
  • presentation fits the educational criteria those responsible for buildings and grounds in the Midwest (typically attendees are from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin)
  • presentation time is 50 minutes
  • presentation fits one of these tracks:
    1. Auxiliary Services
    2. Leadership
    3. Learning Environment
    4. Operations & Maintenance
    5. Clean Energy
    6. Safety, Security & Risk Management
    7. Technology/Social Media/Communications
    8. Other School Topics

Those selected to present must provide final handouts to WASBO by Oct. 6, 2017. Handouts will not be printed, but will be provided electronically to attendees on the WASBO website and on a flash drive distributed to attendees at the conference. All handouts are the property of WASBO upon submission. WASBO reserves the right to edit submissions for length and content.

WASBO will provide presenters a projector and a microphone (if necessitated by the room and audience size). Presenters are asked to bring their own laptops if one is needed for the session.

If you are a Buildings and Grounds Director, consider teaming up with your colleagues /vendors to present a session on an innovative idea or best practice you have implemented in your district. Attendees appreciate the information provided by their peers and often find they can apply what they have learned at the conference when they return to their districts.

Vendors are strongly encouraged to team up with a school district professional to co-present educational and informative solutions to over 300 facilities directors. Inviting district personnel to co-present gives additional credibility to the information you are providing. If you present quality information, attendees will remember the expert who provided it.

Written and oral information provided at the Midwest Facility Masters Conference is obtained from a variety of sources. Neither the conference sponsors nor any of their members or representatives accept liability for the contents or use of information presented at this conference.

For more details or should you have any questions, please contact Kaitlyn Peters at kaitlyn.peters@wasbo.com or 608.729.6631.

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