By on June 28, 2022

June 5 – 7, 2024


We are looking for presenters for the Summer MiAPPA Conference. The call for papers is now open!

Want to join over 250 active Michigan facilities professionals to showcase innovative practices, ideas and improvements you have implemented over the past year? Now is your chance! MiAPPA invites you to submit your proposal to share your best practices, innovative ideas, proven programs and projects with your facilities colleagues at the 2024 MiAPPA Summer Conference taking place at the Boyne Highlands Resort at Harbor Springs.

The deadline for proposal submissions is Monday, April 15, 2024 by 11:59 p.m.

People: Hiring, retention, staffing shortages. What have we changed to evolve to our current situation!

Technologies: Utilizing advanced technology in all aspects of the facilities operations. Grounds, Custodial, Maintenance, Energy, what evolving technology have we put into place?

Budgeting: New expectations and budget realities. Creative ways to address post-pandemic expectations, increased costs and shrinking budgets.

Proposals should be a minimum of two of the noted topics and align with the theme stated above. Priority will be given to submittals that include demonstrated successes (case studies) and innovations that offer inspiration and excellence in addressing key challenges. Proposals should showcase the portability of these successes. 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.

You’re invited to MiAPPA 2024!

MiAPPA, is thrilled to host the 2024 Summer Conference at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs, Michigan. The theme is “Evolving Facilities – A Mountain of Opportunities.” How have we evolved post pandemic, what innovative ideas, best practices, proven programs and projects have we utilized to get the job done.

Registration is Open! Educational Attendees and Non-Exhibiting Business Partners Register Here!

Exhibitors & Sponsors Register Here!

Boyne Highlands is where you want to stay!

We are currently planning an excellent conference for you! There will be great educational content and hope you will support the conference with your attendance! We will again have our pre-conference golf outing at the Heathers. Additional events are currently being scheduled.



It has been requested that we post the past conference agendas for use in continuing education credits. They are listed below:

2023 MiAPPA Summer Conference – Back at Our Mission

2023 MiAPPA Presentation Slide Decks & Descriptions
Focused Renovations – Monroe CC
Physical Security in Higher Ed Environments – People Driven Technology
Putting the Fun in Project Closeout – MSU/Miller Davis
Understanding the Ins and Outs of Sustainability Reporting – GVSU/Nichols
“Where’s the Men’s Room?” TMP Architecture
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Your Campus – PBA

2022 MAPPA/MiAPPA Joint Conference

2022 MAPPA/MiAPPA Presentation slide decks & descriptions

Please note not all presentations have been received.

2022 SummerMiAPPA Conference

Please note that the presentation, 10-Year Implied Warranty on Public Bond Projects by Miller Canfield and Allana Buick & Bers, has a very strict copyright restriction with each slide stamped. No slide can be reproduced without the written permission of Karim Allana, Allana Buick & Bers and James Spurr, Miller Canfield.   


Winter 2019 MiAPPA Conference Agenda

2018 MiAPPA Summer Conference Agenda

Winter 2018 MiAPPA Conference Agenda 2.26.18

2017 MiAPPA Summer Conference Agenda

2017 Winter MiAPPA Agenda

Summer 2016 MiAPPA Conference

Winter 2016 MiAPPA Conference