The #1 Conference for Real Estate, Infrastructure and Facilities Management in the World.


Activities

(Sun, April 8 – Wed, April 11)


Pre-Nexus Hot Topics Training

3rd and 4th floors: Sat & Sun from 8:30 am — 5:00 pm

For those who can come early, 8-hour training sessions will be available on a series of special hot topics for an additional $500 fee. Level up your skills with hands-on training, guided by experienced ARCHIBUS trainers.


FM College Student Orientation

Tufts Room: Sun at 3:00 pm

FM students are the facilities managers of the future. This new initiative will bring the next generation of FM into a community of industry leaders, presenting exciting networking opportunities on both ends. It all begins with an orientation to ARCHIBUS Nexus and an Experience Panel of Millennials. 


Opening Reception

3rd Floor Atrium: Sun Evening at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy Marriott’s renowned cuisine as you mingle with other Nexus attendees. Catch up with old acquaintances, make new ones, and get settled for the exciting conference ahead.


Product Café

Regis Room: Monday (10:45 am — 3:15 pm) and Wed (11:15 am — 3:15 pm)

Share a cup of coffee, and have one-on-one discussions with Product Managers, who are responsible for the development of each domain, or "office hours" for group discussions. Learn about existing applications, find out what is in store for the latest release, and get a sneak peek into future developments. The Café includes small group seating and workstations where attendees can get hands-on experience or simply enjoy a cup of coffee with friends.


Talk to the Techs

Regis Room: Mon (10:45 am — 3:15 pm), Tues (11:15 am — 3:15 pm), Wed (10:00 am — 11:30 am)

Walk right up to ARCHIBUS support staff for any technical questions, for some in-person support, one-on-one. Discuss any problem that you are working through and get practical assistance from ARCHIBUS experts.


SME Meeting Point

Boston University Room: Mon (10:45 am — 3:15 pm), Tues (11:15 am — 3:15 pm)

Right next to the Product Café is the Meeting Point for Subject Matter Experts who are willing to share their interests, needs, challenges in one of the 5 market macro-segments:  

Subject Solution
Infrastructure BIM
Real Estate RE and EAM
Buildings Lease Accounting
Workplace Metrics
Assets Building Operations

Mobile App City Walk

(Remote, via ARCHIBUS Mobile Survey App) Tuesday at 4:45 pm — 6:00 pm

At Registration, load the latest version of the Mobile Survey App, to follow a self-guided tour of outstanding, historical places of distinction.  At each stop take a selfie clearly identifying the place.  Be back at Hotel by 5:00 p.m., download your photos for all to enjoy, and receive a special prize.  Nexus guests will experience how the App works, collaborate with each other, and enjoy the experience of Boston.


Solution Build

Grand Ballroom: Wed at 10:30 am — 11:30 am

Build an ARCHIBUS project from scratch in a hands-on simulation.

How it Works:

Each table (with a team of users) will have a series of tasks to complete within 45 minutes, simulating real-world scenarios. Team data is imported into an empty project, resulting in a Home Page, Service Portal and SFA Console and demonstrating how powerful and easy-to setup ARCHIBUS is.


Personal Interest Forums

3rd and 4th floors: Wed 10:30 am — 11:30 am

Meet people and network with peers and partners who share your interests. Special Interest Forums focus on specific topics, so you can have an immersive and interactive learning experience.

ARCHIBUS in the Classroom (Educational Grant) Career Paths
ARCHIBUS IoT Solutions Smart Buildings & Intelligent Cities
BIG Data & Reporting Professional Certificates (ARCHIBUS, IFMA, RICS, and more)

Site Visits

Remote, on-site: Wed at 12:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Join on-site guided tours at leading global institutions in Boston, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Partners Healthcare. Must Pre-Register at Registration Desk. Space is limited. Fee: $25