Conference Presentations

See below for a list of presentations provided at previous conferences.  If you would like to download a copy of these presentations or to inquire further about their contents/authors please do not hesitate to send an email to for assistance.

2016 - New England

Expansion and Renovation at PEM: Bob Monk, Phillip Johns, Jay Finney (PEM)
Security Staffing: Jeanne O’Toole and Doug Hall (Smithsonian Institution)
Reliability-Centered Maintenance: Kendra Gastright (Smithsonian Institution)
Building Automation and Security in Cyberspace: Jon Williamson (BCM Controls and Schneider Electric)
Renzo Piano's Expansion and Renovation at Harvard Art Museums: Peter Atkinson (Harvard), Charles Klee (Payette) and Kerim Evin (Skanska)
Museum Lighting: Emrah Baki Ulas (Steensen Varming) and Ken Kane (LSI)
Web-based and Wireless Lighting Control: Chuck Piccirillo (Osram Sylvania)
Norman Foster's MFA Project: David Geldart (MFA), Chad Reilly (HDR/CBT), Emil Hoogendoorn (GID/Moriarty) and Matthew Siegal (MFA Conservation and Collections Management)
Modern Thermohygrometry: Paul Daniel (Vaisala)
Facility Issues - Cultural Institution Benchmarking Overview - Keith McClanahan
Gas Phase Filtration: Chris Ecob/Thiel (Camfil)
Renzo Piano's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Project: Jim Labeck (ISGM), Yogan Kim (RPBW) and Tony Miliote (Shawmut)


2015 - Chicago

Sustainable Museum Lighting By Ken Kane, Lighting Services Inc
Maintenance of Renewable Energy Systems,  Tom DeBates, Habi-Tek
Vibration Management By Arne Johnson and Robert Hannen (Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Bill Caddick and Frank Zuccari, (Art Institute of Chicago)

2014 - Scotland

2014 IAMFA Benchmarking Results and Trends
Energy Management, The National Library of Scotland Way
Transformation - The National Museum of Scotland
Back to the Future - Adapting Heritage Buildings into Modern Museums and Galleries (takes a moment to load)
The Making of the New Rijksmuseum
The Mary Rose Museum
The World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre at the British Museum
Ensuring a Sustainable Future for Properties in the Care of Historic Scotland
The Development of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 3 Years On
Introduction - National Galleries of Scotland

2013 - Washington, D.C.

Fire Protection and Life Safety at the Library of Congress
Climate Responsive Building Envelops for Museums and Galleries
Benchmarking Facility Performance Metrics
Protecting the Star Spangled Banner
ERCO LED Lighting
Sustainability vs Animal Welfare Case Study at the National Zoo
Collections Storage Facility Plan at the Library of Congress
Improved Chilled Water Plant Performance
Fundamentals of the Organic Approach at Glenstone