2006 sponsors & vendors
is a full-service firm specializing in CAD productivity
software and services in the Facilities Management (FM) industry. ACAD-Plus
is distinguished for its expertise in Computer-Aided Facilities Management
(CAFM) and Engineering Document/Drawing Management (EDM) solutions. ACAD-Plus
developed the FAMIS AutoCAD Interface/FMG-Plus, the most powerful and flexible
solution for linking your AutoCAD drawings to your FM database. ACAD-Plus
is also a premier Solutions Partner for Cyco's AM-Meridian, focusing on
the unique EDM challenges in the university FM environment. ACAD-Plus also
provides "as-built" field verification and drafting services,
having documented more than 200M square feet of facilities worldwide.
nearly 4,500 learning institutions throughout the
United States, Canada, and other countries around the world. Universities
and colleges comprise the largest segment of membership, with most four-year
U.S. institutions represented. APPA member institutions and organizations
are represented by vice presidents for facilities, directors of physical
plants, associate directors, facilities administrators, and managers of
a variety of specific facilities operations, such as construction, grounds,
utilities, engineering, maintenance, housing, project management, and many
others. APPA is the association of choice for educational facilities professionals.
is the #1 global provider of Total Facilities
and Infrastructure Management (TIFM) solutions. Its flagship product, ARCHIBUS/FM,
is a powerful suite of integrated applications that links information on
educational institutions’ people, processes, places, and physical
assets. This includes tracking space usage for chargeback purposes, strategic
planning, and indirect cost recovery for research grants, as well as managing
asset inventory and maintenance, plus much more.
ARCHIBUS/FM is integrated with AutoCAD® products and is fully Web-enabled.
More than 3 million people worldwide use ARCHIBUS/FM to manage more than
1.4 million buildings and nearly 16 billion square feet. Clients in the
educational sector include large research universities, dormitory authorities,
public and private colleges, and school districts. Available in more than
130 countries, ARCHIBUS/FM is supported by 1,600+ trained partners.
want better tools to make informed decisions about
the space they occupy and the facilities they operate. In an environment
of tighter budgets and fewer human resources, facility professionals need
to quickly produce answers for senior management who want to support their
business more effectively.
Autodesk FMDesktop provides facility professionals with significant facilities-related
cost savings, giving them greater influence and personal credibility. Reduce
vacancy rates and provide for your changing facility needs with Autodesk
FMDesktop. Real-time reports and accurate insight into available and used
space give facility professionals the information they need to make better
decisions faster. Easy to install and use, Autodesk FMDesktop provides
facilities professionals with significant facilities-related cost savings,
giving them greater influence and personal credibility.
provided consulting and information technology services to a host of public
and private clients since 1990. They focus on facilitly
management and corporate real estate, with more than 600 million sq.ft.
of client facilities solutions deployed. Their goal is to leverage
technology, which optimizes facilities, lowers transaction costs, benchmarks
key indicators, and eliminates maintenance of costly systems.
develops, delivers, and supports solutions for managing,
electronically distributing, and printing facilities, engineering, and
business documents (including native CAD files) within an organization
and its affiliates, customers, and vendors.
eQuorum solutions are used worldwide in a variety of industries, including
facilities, manufacturing, utilities, architecture, engineering, construction,
and numerous government agencies.
eQuorum is headquartered in Atlanta GA, where it focuses on software development
and product support. eQuorum’s primary sales and marketing channels
are through partnerships with major hardware and software resellers within
its core industries.
With annual sales of more than $610 million,
remains the world leader
in the geographic information system (GIS) software industry. Its business
involves the development and support of GIS software for all types of organizations—from
the one-person office to multinational corporations to innovative Internet
FAMIS Software, Inc.
is the developer of FAMIS, an Integrated Workplace
Management System designed by facilities management experts FOR facilities
management experts. FAMIS unites all aspects of your facilities management
into one, fully adaptable system. With the help of FAMIS, your entire
facilities life cycle is managed by a single suite of software, transforming
your facilities management organization into a fully collaborative environment
where employees, customers, suppliers, contractors, and partners all
work as one. FAMIS provides your organization with the state-of-the art
systems that will keep you agile through changing business environments,
market conditions, and global technologies. The result is a dramatic
increase in your competitive advantage, with a hard, quantifiable ROI.
The best and the brightest use FAMIS.
FMLink is a comprehensive, online facilities management publication.
It includes news, survey data, events calendars, recent and pending regulations,
best practices, sustainability, checklists, magazine articles from many
FM publications, discussion forums, a job mart, links to most other FM-related
web sites, vendor directories, and much more to support facilities professionals
in their jobs. Free access through
provides integrated workplace management
systems (IWMS) that help facilities and real estate professionals deliver
better customer service, reduce costs, and improve the productivity of
the entire organization.
Customers take advantage of FM:Systems’ web-based
applications to improve facilities and space management, real estate and
portfolio management, and maintenance management. Technology strengths – including
seamless, direct CAD integration and powerful forecasting and planning
tools – give
customers greater control over daily operations and an unmatched ability
to manage change. By developing lean, agile software, FM:Systems provides
flexible, easy-to-use solutions that offer rapid implementation and deliver
a high return on investment.
Many of the world’s leading organizations
rely on FM:Systems solutions, such as Bellsouth, Cendant, Computer Associates,
Devon Energy, Federal Aviation Administration, GMAC Financial Services,
Lockheed Martin, NASD, Northwestern University, Novartis Pharmaceuticals,
Progress Energy, Target Stores, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh
NC and conducts business in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For
more information about FM:Systems, call
is the recognized leader in delivering XML web
services solutions to the building automation industry. Its EnNET software
framework enables universities to securely integrate building automation
systems into their asset/facilities management applications and throughout
the enterprise. Universities can achieve total operational control and
dramatically reduce operational cost of systems like HVAC and lighting
as well as fine-tune their operations to manage peak power demands and
energy costs. The EnNET framework provides universities with real-time
information about their assets and equipment to provide status monitoring,
proactive maintenance, environmental monitoring, up-time and usage tracking,
and consumable replenishment.
in providing software
and services for vocational, technical, engineering, and animation programs
for K-12, post-secondary community and technical colleges and universities.
IMAGINiT Technologies is certified as the largest Autodesk Authorized Training
Center (ATC) partner in North America.
IMAGINiT offers individualized solutions, teacher training programs, workshops,
stand-alone and network installation services, technical support, and a
comprehensive offering of Autodesk products.
Indus Systems, Inc.
provides complete CAD “as-built” drawing
services, field verifications, drawing update services, a computerized
facility management system (CAFM), and facilities information database
development services (coupled with facilities drawings). Applications include
iDrawings™, a feature-filled, simple-to-use, secure web-based facility
management system. iDrawings™ has a variety of easy-to-use modules
that include space management, facility asset management, employee information
management, facility infrastructurem and maintenance management.
starting in 1966 at MIT, pioneered the development of INSITE™,
the world’s first space, asset, and indirect
cost management system. With continuous development over 40 years by
practicing facilities managers, INSITE™ is a comprehensive suite
of intelligent solutions for planning, allocating, and managing physical
assets; providing federal and state indirect cost recovery calculations;
meeting GASB 34 depreciation requirements; and uniquely providing built-in
business rules to comply with government-mandates including the 2006
FICM area rules. Net-FM™ is the web-enabled INSITE™ suite
with enhanced space and asset functionalities, including certified field-level
data security. Transfer of Net-FM™ technology and expertise to
effectively implement it is via a nonprofit international consortium
founded by MIT in 1973 and now managed exclusively by the INSITE organization.
Some of the world's leading institutions are members of the INSITE Consortium.
They enjoy competitive advantages such as no capital cost to purchase,
distribution and support of Net-FM™ via a nonprofit consortium,
nominal implementation and support fees, decades of FM staff expertise,
a development history longer than any known competitor in the world,
holder of a coveted GSA contract for servicing state and federal agencies,
and the only floor plan system requiring no polylines for FICM or BOMA
area database links while providing such polylines for AutoCAD drawings.
BusinessSuite products link facility management departments
and their office-bound software to mobile staff members performing tasks
in the field. BusinessSuite applications allow companies to eliminate paper
work orders, inspection forms, time sheets, punch lists, and daily reports.
Work dispatched and field data collected are quickly and automatically
integrated with existing applications from leading facility management
software firms like Maximus and TMA. Wireless capabilities like disconnected
operation, security, device independence, and centralized management are
automatically part of every BusinessSuite application. BusinessSuite applications
are cost effective, easy to use, and easy to deploy. BusinessSuite can
also include GPS location services, bar code reading, and printing in the
field. BusinessSuite runs on a wide variety of networks using cell phones
and other wireless handhelds.
Mapcom Systems is the creator of the M4® Solutions software
suite, the first completely open Geographical Operations System (GOS) software
for telecommunications companies that links planning and mapping data directly
with asset, customer, and service information. Unlike other programs, M4® integrates
with every ODBC database and will integrate with any CAD and billing system,
creating a seamless repository for plant and customer information.
Facilities management software solutions from
institutions of higher education to streamline operations, maximize resource
utilization, improve service delivery, and achieve substantial cost savings.
FacilityMAX™ from MAXIMUS combines groundbreaking technology, an
ultra-lightweight J2EE-compliant architecture, and rich functionality to
deliver a powerful and relevant business solution.
Established in 1985,
is an experienced integrator of CAD
engineering services for Kansas and Missouri design professionals. As an
Autodesk® Premier Solutions Provider, Mid-West CAD provides a wide
variety of productivity-boosting products and services, including consulting,
software and hardware installation, training, and technical support. As
an Autodesk® Authorized Training Center, Mid-West CAD provides customized
and classroom training taught by Autodesk Certified Experts to ensure customers’ maximum
productivity, competitive business advantage, and return on investment.
Missouri Preservation, known formally as the
Alliance for Historic Preservation
, is Missouri's only statewide, non-profit organization dedicated
to promoting, supporting, and coordinating historic preservation activities
throughout the state. Missouri Preservation is committed to preserving
Missouri's irreplaceable resources through networking, education, recognition,
and advocacy. Missouri Preservation's mandate is to protect the irreplaceable
historic places and to make historic preservation a cornerstone of Missouri's
public policy and planning agenda for the 21st Century.
Trust for Historic Preservation
is a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated
to protecting the irreplaceable. Recipient of the National Humanities Medal,
the Trust was founded in 1949 and provides leadership, education, advocacy,
and resources to save America’s diverse historic places and revitalize
communities. Its Washington DC headquarters staff, six regional offices,
and 28 historic sites work with the Trust’s quarter-million members
and thousands of local community groups in all 50 states.
of the National Trust
is based in Chicago IL in the historic Monadnock
Building. The Wisconsin Field Office in Mineral Point serves the small
communities and rural locations in that state. The staff of the Midwest
Office work closely with our statewide and local partners in Iowa, Illinois,
Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin to provide
a wide range of preservation services, including general information, strategic
planning, guidance on best practices, financial assistance, and advocacy
on state, local, and national preservation issues. For more information,
please contact the Midwest Office at 312-939-5547.
Open Archive Systems
established in 1994, is a software developer and solutions integrator for
both office and engineering environments. As a specialist in imaging solutions,
Open Archive represents best-of-breed products, including its echive Series,
REnew Series, and Connectors for eCopy in addition to GTX and Spicer. Solutions
include document management and publishing, electronic archiving, raster
editing, conversion to CAD, and imaging tools to edit, split, merge, repair,
and rename common image and barcode files. Request information at [email protected]
or call 603-890-9980.
Society for College and University Planning (
), established in
1965, is a collegial community dedicated to sharing, learning, and teaching
best practices in planning for colleges and universities.
SCUP takes a holistic view of planning. As its name implies, it embraces
the full spectrum of planning functions at a postsecondary institution,
including but not limited to academic, campus or master facilities, budgeting
and financial resources, infrastructure, and strategic.
has been providing photogrammetric mapping
and related services for more than 46 years (since 1960). This includes
low-altitude aerial photography, ground control surveys, digital image
scanning, high-resolution color digital orthophotos, and large-scale engineering-grade
digital mapping products used in developing GIS databases.
Headquartered in San Antonio TX, the company has performed work throughout
the United States (in more than 30 states) and Latin America. It has successfully
completed many large-scale mapping projects including entire cities and
counties as well as a variety of university campuses, military installations,
and industrial complexes.
, ranked by ENR as a top national design firm, provides
professional planning, landscape architectural, architectural, engineering,
geospatial, and related consulting services to higher education clients
throughout the country. Founded in 1911, Woolpert’s innovative design
approach and commitment to the creative application of technology has continually
helped its clients solve facility and management issues on their campuses.
Woolpert’s integrated approach to campus planning looks at the campus
as a whole from academic planning through comprehensive campus planning
and through to design and implementation with fiscal responsibility woven