2020 Call for Presentations
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April 19 – 21, 2020
Houston CityPlace Marriott at Springwoods Village
1200 Lake Plaza Drive
Spring, Texas 77389

TAPPA is now Accepting Abstracts & Proposals for their 2020 TAPPA Educational Conference & Business Partner Fair.

Submissions deadline extended to Friday, January 3, 2020.

Collaboration and sharing is at the heart of any successful education program. With that in mind, TAPPA would like to encourage you to present a breakout session at the 2020 Annual Conference. Presenting provides you with an excellent opportunity to share your knowledge, experience, and outcomes with your peers in the physical plant administration fields. Abstract submissions should offer education and be designed as thought-provoking presentations that provide practical, timely, and hands-on information in the following areas:

  • Energy and Utility Management
  • Space Utilization and Management
  • Sustainability
  • Grounds Maintenance Innovations and Planning
  • Custodial Maintenance Initiatives
  • Procurement Initiatives and Best Practices
  • Design and Construction Excellence
  • Emergency/Risk Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Training
  • Employee Hiring
  • Organizational Safety Programs
  • Preventive Maintenance Programs
  • Residence Hall and Dining Partnerships with Facilities

Breakout sessions will be 45-50 minutes in length and a few minutes for Q&A. You may present individually, or as a group. CEU Certified presentations a plus! Joint presentations between Business partners and Educational Institutions also a plus!

CEFP Re-certification
Attendance at the TAPPA annual conference will count as 1 unit per hour with maximum of 10 units towards the 120 units required for CEFP re-certification. Additionally, session presenters will be eligible for 5 units per session that they present.

AIA Continuing Education
We are also accepting AIA approved presentations. Please submit your presentation through AIA.org to receive your AIA approved number.

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