Center of Excellence


Published on January 08, 2020

You are invited to the 5th Annual Center of Excellence Conference 2021 hosted by Facilities Services. The theme of this year’s COE is Don’t Stop Believin’! This year, we will be hosting the event virtually on the week of February 1 through 5, 2021. To register for the event, please fill out the following online form. If you have any questions on signing up, please contact Alice Abate at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). We hope to see you there!

Center of Excellence Conference 2021

COE 5.0 Don't Stop Believin'

Click on the image above to view the program brochure! Schedule also listed below.

Monday, February 1, 2021
Welcome & Opening | 9:30 a.m.
Keynote Speaker, David Tighe - Bovo-Tighe, LLC | 9:40 a.m.
Access Control & Security Services, Greggory Sprowl | 10:35 a.m.
BREAK | 11:10 a.m.
Customer Service & Support Center Part 1, Xayaseth Boudsady | 11:20 a.m.
Finance, Bernard Jones | 11:55 a.m.
LUNCH BREAK | 12:30 p.m.
Lab Services, Adam Schnirel | 1:10 p.m.
Customer Service & Support Center Part 2, Jaycee De Guzman | 1:45 p.m.
Communications, Sean Aloise & Connie Leong | 2:20 p.m.
End of Day | 2:55 p.m.

Zoom Recording - Monday, February 1, 2021 Part One | Part Two


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Commissioning and Controls, James Comte | 10:00 a.m.
Central Utilities Plant (CUP), David Burrill | 10:35 a.m.
Professional Engineering Services, Solomon Degu | 11:10 a.m.
LUNCH BREAK | 11:45 a.m.
Round Table Topics on Change Management | 1:00 p.m. (Click on the zoom link below for the session you wish to participate)
    FM Track to Maximo with Paul Landry and Seth Boudsady
    Projects to Facilities Management Program with Chris Gonzalez
    Community Relations on Mount Sutro Project with Morgan Vaisett Fauvel
Energy and Water Management, Ben Levie | 1:40 p.m.
Sustainability, Rowena Eng | 2:15 p.m.
End of Day | 2:50 p.m.

Zoom Recording - Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Part One | Part Two


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Welcome & Recap | 9:20 a.m.
Facilities Investment Needs (FIN), Charles Conway with Tim Alt, Jr. | 9:25 a.m.
Professional Panel Discussion | 10:00 a.m.
    Delali Attiogbe Attipoe, Chief Operating Officer - 54gene
    Jay Patel, Venture Director - BCG Digital
    Yoko (Mori) Momonoi - Head Global CMC Regulatory Takeda
    Chester E. Rodriguez, Director Toxicology Program - Duke University
    April Blackmore, CEO - AH Blackmore

BREAK | 11:00 a.m.
Integrated Capital Assessment Management Program (ICAMP), Josh Winzeler | 11:05 a.m.
Renewal, Melissa Cherry with Tim Alt, Jr. | 11:40 a.m.
LUNCH BREAK | 12:15 p.m.
Facilities Management Program, Darrick Lo & Jessica Price | 1:05 p.m.
Trades Operations, Rance Kilbourn | 1:40 p.m.
Engineering Operations, Kent Anderson (CBRE) | 2:15 p.m.
End of Day | 2:50 p.m.


Thursday, February 4, 2021
Safety, Don Van Wie & D. Travis Clark | 10:00 a.m.
Training Administration, Beverly Lee | 10:35 a.m.
Elevator Services, Susan Yun | 11:10 a.m.
LUNCH BREAK | 11:45 a.m.
COE Mixer - Mingle & Network | 1:00 p.m.
Fire & Life Safety, Raj Bhakta | 1:35 p.m.
Emergency Preparedness Program, Kate Shimshock | 2:10 p.m.
Planning & Scheduling, Melanie Woods | 2:45 p.m.
End of Day | 3:20 p.m.


Friday, February 5, 2021
Custodial Services, Billy Reynoso | 9:30 a.m.
Inventory Warehouse, Joe Huang | 10:05 a.m.
BREAK | 10:40 a.m.
Housing Services, Todd McGregor | 10:50 a.m.
Landscape, Pest & Mount Sutro, Morgan Vaisset-Fauvel | 11:25 a.m.
LUNCH BREAK | 12:00 p.m.
Recycle & Waste Reduction, Daniel Chau | 1:05 p.m.
Summary and Closing Remarks | 1:40 p.m.
End of Day | 2:15 p.m.