2024 CAPPA/MAPPA Annual Conference CALL FOR PAPERS

Join over 300 active facilities professionals from the Midwest and Central Regions to showcase innovative practices, ideas, and improvements you have implemented over the past year.

CAPPA & MAPPA invite you to submit your proposal to share best practices, innovative ideas, proven programs, and projects with your facilities colleagues.

Proposals should be related to at least one of the noted topics & aligned with the theme. Priority will be given to submittals that include demonstrated success (case studies) and innovations that offer inspiration and excellence in addressing key challenges. If you have a topic that will be of significant interest to the audience, but may not align exactly with the theme, you are still encouraged to submit your proposal for review. 

Proposals should be submitted online here. Deadline for submission is March 17, 2024.

Questions can be sent via email to appapdcgroup@gmail.com.

Innovating & Managing Facilities for Education

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CAPPA’s purpose is to develop and maintain high standards in the administration, maintenance, operation, planning, and development of facilities management in educational institutions; to promote professional ideals and standards to better serve the objectives of education, and to supplement and assist the work of APPA in the Central region.

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