Driving the Facility Director Community Forward:

The Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities (KADPF) is a not-for-profit organization designed to provide professional development opportunities for school facility managers. The annual technical conference and trade show features a training curriculum relevant to facility management of K-12 and post-secondary institutions, and a phenomenal interactive trade show featuring the newest products on the market as well as those tried-and-true products used by facility managers for many years. Please plan to attend the 2018 KADPF Technical Conference & Trade Show scheduled for October 14 – 16, 2018 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka Kansas. Conference attendees from K-12 and post-secondary schools include plant facility managers for schools in the state of Kansas (Including those who are responsible for buildings and grounds, environmental safety, custodial trades, and student transportation), businesses, vendors, or individuals that service and support the functions of school facilities in the state of Kansas.

KADPF Annual Conference
October 14 - 16, 2018
Topeka Capitol Plaza Hotel
1717 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66612

 Safety & Security
• Threat Assessment and Emergency Management
• Active Violence Drills
• Designing Safe & Secure School Environments
• Safety and Security Improvements Panel

 HVAC/Air Quality:
• Indoor Air Quality
• Radon Testing
• Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF)

• Roof Types & Maintenance
• Roof Asset Management
• History of Elevators
• Competing Interests Panel
• Business & Education Partnership
• Advocating for Facilities

 Energy Efficiency:
• LED Retrofits
• Energy Reducing Measures

2018 Keynote Speaker: Matt Jones

Matt Jones, went from being a three-time cancer conqueror, to relearning how to walk, to surviving a bone marrow transplant, to completing seven marathons on seven continents and yes that includes Antarctica!

Matt was diagnosed with cancer on September 11, 2002. After spreading to the fluid in his brain doctors did not think he would live. At one point, Matt would slip into an unconscious state. Doctors at this time did not think he would live. Against all he recovered but due to complications in his brain he had to relearn how to walk.

From the first step, he took after relearning how to walk, Matt visualized
completing a marathon. His first marathon was the San Diego Rock N’ Roll.  Followed by completing marathons in Rome, Tokyo, Perth, Cape Town, Antarctica, and Chile.

Hall of Fame baseball player and World Series Champion, George Brett said, “Matt is a true champion and his story inspires others to be a true champion.”  Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton said, “Matt Jones has done what anyone would consider impossible. Conqueror. Overcomer. Champion. Superhuman.”

Matt Jones is the founder of the R.E.A.L. Leadership Academy and was a PhD Candidate in Organizational Leadership. He is also the author of over ten books, including his newest one, “Happiness is a Marathon: 26.2 Ways to Stay Happy at Work and in Life.

Matt uses his story of overcoming insurmountable odds to motivate audiences to achieve greater victory during these times of change and uncertainty.

Funding for the keynote speaker provided our valued sponsors. Thank you for your generous donation.

Tuesday Keynote Speaker: Errin Mahan

Errin Mahan currently holds the position of Emergency Planner and Training and Exercise Coordinator for the Shawnee County Department of Emergency Management.

Errin started out in public safety 21 years ago as an Emergency Communications Dispatcher with the Topeka/Shawnee County 911 Center after being in the residential and commercial electrical contracting field for 10 years in Topeka.

After two years as a Communications Specialist, he began with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol officer, eventually moving into a position as patrol supervisor. He spent the last 5 years of his career as the Sheriff’s Office Emergency Manager.  He spent several years as a member of the Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Team with the agency and an instructor of hazardous materials response for law enforcement, improvised explosive device awareness and response, weapons of mass destruction, anti-terrorism, emergency planning, and fair and impartial policing.

He is a Kansas Certified Emergency Manager, a member of the Kansas All-Hazards Incident Management Team serving as a planning section chief and situation unit leader and a part of the AHIMT/EOC support team. He is also currently an instructor for the State Teaching Cadre in Advanced Incident Command overseen by the Kansas Dept. of Emergency Management. He teaches all basic and advanced levels of the Incident Command System to emergency responders, private industry and non-governmental agencies state wide.

1717 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612

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