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10/2/2017 to 10/4/2017
When: Monday, October 2, 2017
Where: Hot Springs Convention Center
United States
Contact: Marty Smith

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2017 ASPMA Annual Conference

October 2-4, 2017

Embassy Suites & Hot Springs Convention Center

“Keys To Success”




NOTE:  All those pre-registered by September 11 will receive a Nike ASPMA polo shirt.  Be sure to indicate a shirt size during the registration process.  If you are attending classes only, you will NOT receive a shirt.



2017 ASPMA Annual Conference



Certified Facility Director (CFD) Class Schedule


Monday, October 2

Convention Center, Room 207


8:15 am - 10:15 am CFD Class

                        Basics of Building Systems/Active Building Systems – BBS 101

                        Instructor: Lewis Architects Engineers

10:30 am - 12:30 pm CFD Class  

                        Basics of Building Systems/Passive Building Systems – BBS 102

                        Instructor: Lewis Architects Engineers

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm     Lunch (On Your Own)

1:45 pm - 3:45 pm CFD Class

                        Playground Safety and Occupational Hazards – SI 203

                        Instructor: Mike Watson, Arkansas Department of Labor


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Vendor Setup (Convention Hall A)


5:00 pm ASPMA Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner – Embassy Suites


7:30 pm Reception sponsored by Arkansas Automatic Sprinklers/United Fire Suppression – Embassy Suites, Room 904  


Tuesday, October 3

Convention Center Hall A
7:30 am Registration

7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast/Visit Exhibitors


Convention Center 207-208
8:30 am – 11:00 am General Session

  • Welcome and Invocation: Dr. Doug Harris, ASPMA President
  • Presentation of Colors:  Hot Springs High School NJROTC
  • Pledge of Allegiance:  Chris Campbell, ASPMA President Elect
  • Special Music and National Anthem:  Lakeside High School Choir
  • Introduction of ASPMA Officers:  Dusty Duncan, ASPMA Past President
  • Introduction of Education Commissioner Johnny Key: Dr. Doug Harris, ASPMA President-Elect
  • Introduction of Guest Speaker: Dr. Doug Harris, ASPMA President
  • Guest Speaker:  Steve Morgan “The Four Phases of Attitude”
  • Welcome to New Conference Attendees/ASPMA Members:  Maurice Henry, ASPMA Membership
  •       Coordinator
  • Presentation of CFD Certifications and Renewals:  Maurice Henry, ASPMA Membership
  •       Coordinator and Dr. Doug Harris, ASPMA President


Convention Center Hall A
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Visit with Exhibitors

11:30 am New Member/First-Time Attendee Orientation – Room 201, Convention Center

12:00 pm Lunch with Exhibitors and Recognition of Partners

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Visit with Exhibitors/Door Prizes

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm ASPMA Partner Break-Out Session I

·       Excel Energy–(Room 202), Convention Center

·       Datek, Inc.–(Room 203), Convention Center

·       Arkansas Mold and Water–(Room 204), Convention Center



3:00 pm - 3:45 pm ASPMA Partner Break-Out Session II


·       Arkansas Division of Academic Facilities and Transportation (Room 203), Convention Center

·       Heral Enterprises, Inc.–(Room 204), Convention Center

·       Arkansas Automatic Sprinklers & United Fire Suppression–(Room 204), Convention Center


Attending two (2) of these breakout sessions will count as one elective, MO402B: Current Trends and Updates in Maintenance and Operations, toward Certified Facility Director Certification or Certification Renewal.


4:15 pm Election Committee Meeting (Hotel Atrium)

6:00 pm Banquet – Hot Springs Convention Center, Rooms 207-208

  • Blue Ribbon Award Presentation
  • Entertainment –  Crossroads Reunion

8:15 pm President's Reception – Embassy Suites, Room 904


Wednesday, October 4

Embassy Suites, Salons A-B-C

8:00 am General Session

  • Guest Speaker – Steve Morgan “Challenge of Change”
  • Brad Montgomery, Executive Director of the Arkansas Division of Academic Facilities and Transportation
  • ASPMA Business Meeting

·       Approval of Minutes

·       Treasurer’s Report

·       Nomination and Election of Officers for 2017-2018

  • Grand Door Prizes


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