Facilities Management Research and Practice

Does FM contribute to happiness in Nordic countries?


The conference                                                                             

Centre for Facilities Management – Realdania Research (CFM) in Denmark arrange this unique event - a conference about Facilities Management (FM) research and practice in the Nordic countries. The conference is arranged in collaboration with DFM – the Danish Facilities Management Association. The purpose is to create an exciting meeting place for people working with FM in the Nordic countries.


The conference will present and discuss recent research and best practices from CFM and our collaboration partners to interested professionals etc. We encourage dialogue between researchers and practitioners about the contribution of FM in the Nordics. CFM’s arranged our first Nordic FM conference with success in August 2011. The ambition is also this time to create a meeting place, which the participants will remember for the intellectual challenge, its practical relevance and as a milestone in the development of an alliance around FM research and practice in the Nordic countries.



The conference will include a combination of plenary sessions, parallel workshops and study tours at DTU Campus. Speakers are researchers and practitioners invited by the organizers. The plenary sessions and study tours will be in English, while the workshops will be in English and/or Scandinavian language. Click here for more information.

Opening keynotes

The opening session will include a keynote on “University Campus of the Future” by professor Tore Haugen, NTNU. This will be followed by an introduction to the major ongoing transformation of DTU’s campus by facilities director Jakob Steen Møller. Click here for more information. 

Book launch

The conference includes the launch of the new book: “Facilities Management and Corporate Real Estate as Value Drivers – How to manage and measure added value” edited by Per Anker Jensen and Theo van der Voordt. Each participant will receive a copy of the book. Click here for more information. 


Guided tours

The conference will include guided tours around DTU’s campus in Lyngby, which is under major transformation both in terms of new and refurbished facilities and professionalization of FM. Click here for more information


Who should participate

The conference is targeted at practitioners, researcher, teachers, PhD-students, master students etc. within FM in the Nordic Countries.


Time and venue

The conference starts Monday 29 August 2016 at 12:00 and finishes Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 17:00. It takes place at DTU Campus Lyngby.Click here for more information.


Conference fee and registration

Early bird with reduced fees for registration and payment until 1 June 2016.

See further information at Conference fee and registration



You are welcome to contact professor Per Anker Jensen,, tel. 45261674, mobile 11785275 and secretary Kirstine Lautrup,, tel. 45255060.


Centre for Facilities Management – Realdania Research

Technical University of Denmark

Produktionstorvet building 424

2800 Lyngby, Denmark