Pre-Conference

Monday, April 25

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Pike Outlets Store Visits
Retailers Only, Limited Attendance – SOLD OUT

This unique, behind-the-scenes experience gives you access to explore PRSM member locations at the Pike Outlets Mall conveniently located across the street from the Long Beach Convention Center. Store visits provide an opportunity to observe active projects and/or operations of the host locations by those in charge of the facility. Participation is limited and advance registration required. Registrants will receive instructions on the tour route 30-days in advance of the conference.

The 60 to 90-minute tour can include:

  • Exterior – landscaping, loading dock, waste management
  • Interior – flooring, walls & ceiling, emergency exits, doors, stairs, escalator & elevators
  • Electrical – electrical rooms, codes, emergency lighting, lighting control, signage
  • Plumbing – fire protection, restrooms

Requirement to participate: Please expect large amounts of walking. If accommodations need to be made for a more accessible route, please notify PRSM at education@prsm.com.

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Rooftop Envelope Session
Retailers Only, Limited Attendance – SOLD OUT

Conducting an organized building inspection at least once a year is a vital part of every facility manager’s operations and maintenance program. This year the Hyatt Regency has opened their rooftop as the backdrop for this rooftop envelope session. Discussion will include a review of common rooftop systems including HVAC, roofing, drainage and the building envelope. Each participant will leave with a better understand of each system and essential tools needed to create or improve their existing rooftop inspection logs. Plan to participate in open dialog of how to determine the appropriate course of action when deterioration or a failure is observed. Registrants will receive tour instructions on where to meet and tour route 30 days in advance of the conference.

Requirement to participate: Attendees to this session must complete a waiver form provided in advance of the conference. In addition, please expect large amounts of walking and two flights of stairs to access the rooftop. To avoid damage to the roof membrane, shoes should be flat with non-slip soles.  For questions, contact PRSM at education@prsm.com.

Facilitator:

Mike Wallace, Harbor Freight Tools