|[April 23, 2012]
Shell Oil Former President Offers Practical Energy and Environmental Solutions for 21st Century at ARCHIBUS Users' Conference
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
Former Shell Oil President, current head of Citizens for Affordable
Energy, and author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk
from an Energy Insider John Hofmeister will deliver an address, Energy
and Environmental Solutions for the 21st
Century: Pragmatism Versus Politics, on April 30 at 9:45
a.m. at the International ARCHIBUS Users' Conference, to be held at the
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.
Sponsored by the network of international ARCHIBUS Users' Groups, the
largest association of peer professionals who are leading the
transformation of their real estate, infrastructure, and facilities
management systems into models of efficiency and cost savings, and
ARCHIBUS, Inc. (archibus.com), developer of the #1 solution for real
estate, infrastructure and facilities management in the world.
The speech is open to the press and Students and Faculty of Boston Latin
School, a public exam school founded on April 23, 1635, in Boston,
Mr. Bruce K. Forbes, Founder, President and CEO of ARCHIBUS, Inc. notes,
"In 1964, Marshall McLuhan wrote, 'There are no passengers on Spaceship
Earth. We are all crew.' Until now, we have been able to borrow our time
on Spaceship Earth from future generations. Unfortunately, based on
recent environmental and sustainability track records, our privileges
should be revoked. Our Keynote speaker, John Hofmeister, is a
world-class champion for the creation of affordable energy with a
relentless desire to educate and bring the Citizens for Affordable
Energy message to Spaceship Earth's crew."
The themes of Mr. Hofmeister's remarks will address one of the greatest
challenges facing society in this early period of the 21st
Century: Will politics or pragmatism prevail in delivering energy and
environmental solutions for the people, organizations, and nations of
the world and at what cost?
Premised on the founding principles of Citizens for Affordable Energy,
attendees will learn that energy can be available, affordable and
sustainable for this and future centuries based on verified supplies,
technologies for the future, increased environmentl protections, and
adequate infrastructure, provided the right steps, rather than
continuing uncertainty, are taken in the coming years and decades.
"We are honored to have John Hofmeister as the keynote speaker and share
his vision and pragmatic concerns about the environment and energy in
our role as the leading developer of software that aids in energy
conservation and sustainability with Ubiquitous Environmental
Sustainability™ (UES™) offerings," says Mr. Forbes.
Mr. Hofmeister notes that, "For 30 years, ARCHIBUS has been at the
forefront as innovator of the world's first integrated workplace
management systems. The data, information, knowledge and wisdom gathered
are enabling the creation of ubiquitous sustainability. We have great
respect for the role that ARCHIBUS has played as a longtime advocate for
Green Buildings - LEED certifications."
Mr. Forbes went on to say, "Spaceship Earth belongs to all of us… I
believe, Mr. Hofmeister's message will resonate with the global ARCHIBUS
User Community, who are responsible for the management of over 15
million properties in over 190 countries around the globe."
About Citizens for Affordable Energy
Citizens for Affordable Energy is a Washington, D.C. registered not for
profit education foundation funded entirely by voluntary consumer
contributions. It exists to educate people from all walks of life about
energy and environmental solutions for the 21st Century,
premised on four fundamental principles. First, the world needs more
energy from all sources; second, technology solutions will drive energy
efficiency improvements; third, more environmental protection is needed
to sustain clean land, water and air resources; fourth, infrastructure
must be built to deliver energy from where it is produced to where it is
consumed. For more information and membership details, visit: www.citizensforaffordableenergy.org
About ARCHIBUS, Inc.
ARCHIBUS is the #1 global provider of real estate, infrastructure, and
facilities management solutions with the total annual expenditures for
ARCHIBUS-related products and services valued at over $2.0 Billion (USD)
annually. Through effective innovation and business transformation,
ARCHIBUS users save their organizations over $100 billion annually.
With ARCHIBUS, organizations can use a single, comprehensive, integrated
solution to make informed strategic decisions that optimize
return-on-investment (ROI) and return-on-assets (ROA), lower asset
lifecycle costs, and increase enterprise-wide productivity and
profitability. ARCHIBUS is the worldwide proponent for the creation of
ubiquitous environmental sustainability. For more than 30 years,
ARCHIBUS has dominated the global real estate, infrastructure and
facilities management automation market with a market share of over 94%.
More than 4,000,000 ARCHIBUS enterprise and Web users collectively
manage over 15,000,000 properties, with organizations reporting
facilities-related cost savings as high as 34%. The ARCHIBUS Federated
Eco-System has over 4 million Users, 1,600 ARCHIBUS Business Partners,
and 3.700 Real Estate, Infrastructure and Facilities Professionals.
Local and regional support worldwide is available in over 190 countries
and in more than 30 languages. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts,
the founders of ARCHIBUS, Inc. have pioneered computer-aided real
estate, infrastructure and facilities management technologies since
1976. Visit www.archibus.com.
About The International ARCHIBUS Users' Groups
Founded in 1982, the International ARCHIBUS Users' Group network, now
over 4 million members strong in over 190 countries, is the world's
largest association of peer professionals for the advancement of
technology for real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management.
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