3rd MALAYSIA-EUROPE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT (FM) CONFERENCE 2017: “EMBRACING FM LIFE-CYCLE INNOVATIONS IN CIRCULAR ECONOMY”
MyEFM2017 puts life-cycle thinking into strategic philosophy of infrastructure asset and facilities operations in the Circular Economy. The MyEFM2017 comprises of three focuses, namely:
The theme addresses the contemporary FM business in twofold. First, the impact of life-cycle management (LCM) principles for constructed asset and the relevance of FM in circular economy. Taking into considerations of resource conservation, quality and safety, attention to issues such as life-cycle costing (LCC), total cost of ownership (TCO) and life-cycle assessment (LCA). FM organisations in a unique position to view the entire process, and has greater influence over the entire life-cycle of a facility. FM roles as an enabler to determine the design life is necessary to meet the business service requirements; and sets the tone for life-cycle performance and optimisation of maintenance programmes. In addition, as FM roles promote the traditional business principles from a linear economy. They bring together innovative solutions, influences in preventing organisation effectively, managing its sustainability responsibilities, and to maintain its competitive edge and value to the stakeholders’ triple-bottom-line.