Facility Management Workshop Virtual Track 2021

Facility Management Workshop Virtual Track 2021
New in 2021 - FM Workshop Registration is offering a virtual option for our in-person event! Virtual participants will receive access to the Keynote Speaker and preselected breakouts - where you will see a live broadcast of the in-person session.  This registration is only for the FM Workshop tracks listed and does not include admission into other breakout sessions throughout the day.

Who Should Attend: Park and recreation, conservation, and forest preserve district professionals that work with or oversee facilities.

To Register: 
Login to your IPRA account (See "Sign in" to the right or top of the page), then scroll down to select "Register Myself".  If you are not an IPRA member, create an account (See create a new account under "Sign in", then register for the event).  

$0 Student Member / $30.00 Member / $45.00 Non-Member

Cancellations: Refunds will be issued to requests received on or before October 1, 2021, less a 20% administrative fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after October 1, 2021.

How to Participate: The FM Workshop Virtual Track will be delivered via Zoom. It is not required to have an account, but you will be asked to download the program to your device to participate. Attendees can participate from a computer, laptop, any smart device, or can use the call-in feature. Virtual join links will be emailed October 7. If you have not received your link by October 7 @ 3:00pm, please contact Kim Laper at [email protected]

Live Transcriptions: 
Live transcriptions are available to participants via Otter.ai at no additional charge. Instructions will be provided to those indicating at registration they require the service to participate. 

Event is approved for 0.3 CEUs (Continuing Education Units are for professional certifications such as CPRECPRP, and CTRS certifications).

Contact FM Workshop Chair Erin Chapa at [email protected].


10/8/2021 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Online Via Zoom



Friday, 08 October 2021

This session will cover a variety of methods that can be used to increase brand awareness to both retain current users and attract new customers. Many of the ideas are free or low cost, but can have a big impact on the bottom line.
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
9:15 AM

Everyone knows about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Effective January 26, 1992, it addresses both existing recreation facilities as well as newly designed and constructed recreation facilities. It has sister statutes in Illinois too, in the Human Rights Act (HRA) and the Environmental Barriers Act (EBA).
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM

This Keynote presentation will be a two part session of Electric Demand:  Importance in Facilities by James Myers and Why FMs Have To Be Leaders by Alana Dunoff.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM

Attendees will participate in a virtual tour of a facility.
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
1:45 PM

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