JUNE 6 - 7, 2018 | THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS
Pre-Con Events: June 5 | Innovation Tech Tours: June 8

The smart connected high performance Intelligent Buildings conference

Smart Building Integrator Summit

June 5 | 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm | The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

To begin automating a building, all roads lead to a systems integrator. In most cases, the integrator is the organization that will align industry solutions with the goals and objectives of the client. The single building, single vendor solution can no longer meet the needs of the market. In a world where IT is quickly encroaching on traditional building automation, yesterday's strategies no longer work.

Today, we are managing three different generations of smart building technologies: 1) Past (closed, proprietary, single system); 2) Current (open and attempting to retrieve data and functionality of the older, more closed systems); and 3) Future (IP-enabled, intuitive GUIs, analytics, edge devices pumping data directly to the cloud). But all these new developments require more involvement with IT technologies.

The Smart Building Integrator Summit (SBIS) will address all the issues impacting today's smart building integrator, including 1) defining the next generation Master Systems Integrator; 2) interfacing with IT departments; 3) the impact of the IoT; 4) providing integrated, interoperable solutions; 5) the technical skills gap; 6) aligning with business objectives, and more.

This half-day Summit and workshop will be open to system integrators and consultants from Building Automation, HVAC, IT, AV, Multimedia, Digital Signage, Lighting, Security and Industrial Controls who are ready to go to the next level in intelligent building design and delivery.

If you're a traditional integrator looking to expand your service offerings to meet the future needs of today's open architected, interoperable, integrated, IT centric intelligent buildings, portfolios, campuses and cities, you won't want to miss this dynamic Summit.

SBIS is a by-invitation event for the integrator community.

Co-Chairs

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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Scott Cochrane President Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advi
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Scott Cochrane
President
Cochrane Supply & Engineering
LinkedIn

Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advisory council member for multiple industry manufacturers such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Tridium.

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Brian Oswald CBRE|ESI
Brian Oswald Managing Director
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Brian Oswald
Managing Director
CBRE|ESI

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Leroy Walden Highrose Consultants
Leroy Walden President Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the purs
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Leroy Walden
President
Highrose Consultants

Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the pursuit of the growing uses of technology in sustainable building operations. Leroy bring specific insights to smart devices and equipment and how open source integration platforms will transform building maintenance in the coming decades.

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SESSIONS

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION and the Master Systems Integrator – What Does This All Mean?
Date: 6/5/2018    Time: 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm    Location: Mont Royal 1
Not long ago the Systems Integrator (SI) installed building systems and controls. In many cases these were separate systems, not physically or logically connected. Fast forward and the industry continues to undergo major transformation. Systems now need to be integrated and interoperable, building networks need to be installed, cyber is a priority and now, the Occupant Experience is what everyone is asking for. Additionally, office, retail, industrial and mixed-use buildings are being reengineered, their purpose redefined. These variables make the journey forward less clear. This instructive session will focus on all the strategic changes now impacting the Master Systems Integrator’s world and how to embrace these changes, to not only survive in this time of transformation, but thrive.

Speakers:
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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Scott Cochrane President Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advi
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Scott Cochrane
President
Cochrane Supply & Engineering
LinkedIn

Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advisory council member for multiple industry manufacturers such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Tridium.

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Brian Oswald CBRE|ESI
Brian Oswald Managing Director
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Brian Oswald
Managing Director
CBRE|ESI

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Leroy Walden Highrose Consultants
Leroy Walden President Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the purs
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Leroy Walden
President
Highrose Consultants

Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the pursuit of the growing uses of technology in sustainable building operations. Leroy bring specific insights to smart devices and equipment and how open source integration platforms will transform building maintenance in the coming decades.

An Integrator's Perspective on BUILDING NETWORKS – Converged, Separate, Other?
Date: 6/5/2018    Time: 2:00 pm - 2:35 pm    Location: Mont Royal 1
It's recently become a more common practice to install a building IP network for operations and client services. Sometimes the network strategy begins with one specific application or system and then evolves, in other cases it is designed from the beginning to be a comprehensive connectivity platform for all building and IoT systems. Either way, integrators are finding themselves involved in the design and deployment of building networks. As the concept evolves, questions and issues are becoming more complex. Converged or separate? How many separate networks are feasible? What about integration and interoperability, as well as cybersecurity? This vital segment will focus on all the fundamental issues surrounding building networks.

Moderator:
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Brian Oswald CBRE|ESI
Brian Oswald Managing Director
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Brian Oswald
Managing Director
CBRE|ESI

Speakers:
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Jason Houck Hepta Control Systems
Jason Houck CIO Jason Houck has over fourteen years of experience implementing and servicing Building Automation and Security Systems. His responsibilities include pr
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Jason Houck
CIO
Hepta Control Systems

Jason Houck has over fourteen years of experience implementing and servicing Building Automation and Security Systems. His responsibilities include project management, programming, network design, and verification of building systems for both retrofit and new construction projects. This includes system design, operating improvements, and system integration by utilizing application specific technology. His system experience combined and building knowledge is a championship combination in today's smart building industry. Jason also has an extensive IT background which allows him to fully appreciate the importance of a properly designed network. He has the unique ability to take all of his system, building and IT knowledge and effectively communicate any potential issues, favorable solutions, or operating recommendations to any member of the task regardless of their industry background. This effective communication allows him to bridge the communication gap between members within IT, Project Management, Financial, Maintenance and Service.

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Paul Maximuk Ford Land Energy
Paul Maximuk Energy Manager Paul Maximuk is Energy Manager for Ford Land Energy where he is currently is providing project and program technical guidance to implement global met
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Paul Maximuk
Energy Manager
Ford Land Energy
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Paul Maximuk is Energy Manager for Ford Land Energy where he is currently is providing project and program technical guidance to implement global metering of electric, natural gas, steam, water and compressed air systems. He is an Energy Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the HVAC/BMS field. He is an SME specializing in building management and energy reduction. Paul has focused his efforts in large industrial facilities but also has equal expertise in Class A buildings. Additionally he is a problem solver finding the root cause of why mechanical systems do not operate at their peak efficiency.

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Dan Ronald Optigo Networks
Dan Ronald VP Product Management
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Dan Ronald
VP Product Management
Optigo Networks

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George Thomas Cleveland Clinic
George Thomas Enterprise Building Automation Manager George Thomas is the Enterprise Building Automation Manager with the Cleveland Clinic. He manages all aspects of the Building Management systems, incl
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George Thomas
Enterprise Building Automation Manager
Cleveland Clinic

George Thomas is the Enterprise Building Automation Manager with the Cleveland Clinic. He manages all aspects of the Building Management systems, including the Main Campus, 13 regional hospitals and 19 Family Health Centers with more than 350 buildings throughout the enterprise. George also helps with the Cleveland Clinic’s energy reduction goals and has had a big part in reducing energy use by more than 13%.

The Smart Buildings SKILLS SHORTAGE – Finding, Training and Maintaining a Capable Team
Date: 6/5/2018    Time: 2:55 pm - 3:35 pm    Location: Mont Royal 1
Our industry is now waking up to the uncomfortable fact that there is a growing shortage of individuals who possess the skills and/or desire to effectively design, implement and support the next generation of smart buildings. Due to a lack of emphasis being placed on applied technology pursuits as a career path, there simply are not enough people with the skills to integrate smart buildings. The next generation integrator must possess an overarching knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems coupled with a command of system configuration, software architecture, network design, application programming and system commissioning. While some organizations have had success with unique and creative hiring and training strategies, for the most part, they are not enough; we need a comprehensive and scalable industrywide initiative to solve this problem. This critical segment will bring together top system integrators to discuss and debate this critical industry challenge.

Moderator:
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Leroy Walden Highrose Consultants
Leroy Walden President Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the purs
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Leroy Walden
President
Highrose Consultants

Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the pursuit of the growing uses of technology in sustainable building operations. Leroy bring specific insights to smart devices and equipment and how open source integration platforms will transform building maintenance in the coming decades.

Speakers:
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Gerry Hamilton Stanford University
Gerry Hamilton Director, Facilities Energy Mgmt. Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Managemen
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Gerry Hamilton
Director, Facilities Energy Mgmt.
Stanford University

Gerry Hamilton directs the Facilities Energy Management department at Stanford University, which includes the operation of the campus Energy Management & Control System and oversight of the University's energy efficiency programs. Gerry ensures that buildings and associated processes are operated efficiently and that new facilities incorporate best practices for energy use.

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Brian Lovell Association of Controls Professionals (ACP)
Brian Lovell President
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Brian Lovell
President
Association of Controls Professionals (ACP)

Dealing with a Changing Industry – Defining the MASTER SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR
Date: 6/5/2018    Time: 3:55 pm - 4:20 pm    Location: Mont Royal 1
System Integrators (SIs) are experiencing massive industry transition, evolving from specifically focused building automation and controls to a more comprehensive and strategic Master Systems Integrator (MSI) approach which requires an IT skillset—something many traditional SIs are lacking. Technology is advancing rapidly and new concepts such as building networks, the IoT, the cloud, integrated platforms and occupant experiences are all becoming integral components of a smart building. Because our industry moves slowly, we must clearly define exactly what a Master Systems Integrator is, to help the traditional building automation company evolve. This conversation could be one of the most important to the future of the industry and will be directed by our leading system integrators.

Moderator:
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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Scott Cochrane President Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advi
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Scott Cochrane
President
Cochrane Supply & Engineering
LinkedIn

Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advisory council member for multiple industry manufacturers such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Tridium.

Speakers:
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Demitrius Marshall RYCOM Corp
Demitrius Marshall VP Technology & Prof. Svcs.
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Demitrius Marshall
VP Technology & Prof. Svcs.
RYCOM Corp

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Ed Merwin Tridium
Ed Merwin Director, Vykon Automation Energy Security
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Ed Merwin
Director, Vykon Automation Energy Security
Tridium

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Brian Turner OTI
Brian Turner President
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Brian Turner
President
OTI

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Alex Waibel BuildingLogix
Alex Waibel President
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Alex Waibel
President
BuildingLogix

A New Addition to the Smart Building Strategy – OCCUPANT EXPERIENCE Now a High Priority
Date: 6/5/2018    Time: 4:40 pm - 5:15 pm    Location: Mont Royal 1
Historically, the smart building industry has focused on ‘back of the house’ automation where building engineers were mainly concerned with maintaining set points for the mechanicals. For the past decade, the emphasis has been on energy savings. It then morphed to operational efficiency, and today consists of all of the above, plus a focus on delivery of the enhanced ‘occupant experience’. Experience amenities may include digital signage, wayfinding, location services, reservations systems, building access, parking, and a host of environmental variables including individual comfort controls. For the traditional integrator, this is new territory; however, for the modern smart building, delivering an enhanced occupant experience is quickly becoming a requirement. This essential segment will explore various aspects of the occupant experience.

Moderator:
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Scott Cochrane Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Scott Cochrane President Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advi
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Scott Cochrane
President
Cochrane Supply & Engineering
LinkedIn

Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branches throughout three states and one in Canada. He is an advisory council member for multiple industry manufacturers such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Tridium.

Speakers:
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Rick Gorka AIRON Group of Companies
Rick Gorka President
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Rick Gorka
President
AIRON Group of Companies

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George Thomas Cleveland Clinic
George Thomas Enterprise Building Automation Manager George Thomas is the Enterprise Building Automation Manager with the Cleveland Clinic. He manages all aspects of the Building Management systems, incl
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George Thomas
Enterprise Building Automation Manager
Cleveland Clinic

George Thomas is the Enterprise Building Automation Manager with the Cleveland Clinic. He manages all aspects of the Building Management systems, including the Main Campus, 13 regional hospitals and 19 Family Health Centers with more than 350 buildings throughout the enterprise. George also helps with the Cleveland Clinic’s energy reduction goals and has had a big part in reducing energy use by more than 13%.

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Martin Villeneuve Distech Controls
Martin Villeneuve SVP Distributed Building Technologies - Acuity Brands President Distech Controls
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Martin Villeneuve
SVP Distributed Building Technologies - Acuity Brands President Distech Controls
Distech Controls

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Donald Walker Newcomb & Boyd
Donald Walker Partner
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Donald Walker
Partner
Newcomb & Boyd

Building CYBERSECURITY – What is the System Integrator's Role in This Growing Threat?
Date: 6/5/2018    Time: 5:20 pm - 6:00 pm    Location: Mont Royal 1
Cybersecurity is, by far, one of the most important issues impacting the smart building industry today. While the cyber breaches pertaining to buildings are not making headlines daily, it's a given that vulnerability is high and it's only a matter of time before building infrastructure is more frequently targeted using more sophisticated methods. In the event a building is breached, who is responsible? Is it the owner, property manager, manufacturer or the system integrator? Increasingly, more liability is being pushed onto the integrators. After all, the integrator selects the systems, installs them and makes sure the building is operating to specification. This puts a great deal of responsibility on integrators to make sure the building systems are secure. This forum will debate the integrator’s role and responsibilities in delivering cyber secure smart buildings.

Moderator:
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Leroy Walden Highrose Consultants
Leroy Walden President Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the purs
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Leroy Walden
President
Highrose Consultants

Leroy Walden has worked in various leadership positions in the Building Controls and Automation industry for forty years. He is passionate in the pursuit of the growing uses of technology in sustainable building operations. Leroy bring specific insights to smart devices and equipment and how open source integration platforms will transform building maintenance in the coming decades.

Speakers:
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Michael Chipley The PMC Group
Michael Chipley President
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Michael Chipley
President
The PMC Group

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Fred Gordy Intelligent Buildings
Fred Gordy Director, Cybersecurity
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Fred Gordy
Director, Cybersecurity
Intelligent Buildings

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Chris Saltz FIX Consulting
Chris Saltz Managing Principal Chris Saltz is the Managing Principal of FIX Consulting, a facility technology consulting, design, and design/build firm. As a highly decorated US Nav
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Chris Saltz
Managing Principal
FIX Consulting

Chris Saltz is the Managing Principal of FIX Consulting, a facility technology consulting, design, and design/build firm. As a highly decorated US Navy Submarine Warfare Officer, his experience includes operating complex systems on US Navy nuclear submarines and global strategic naval combat missions, and the management of several field offices for Fortune 500 technology companies.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

The Smart Building Integrator Summit is a by invitation only event. If you are a registered attendee for IBcon or Realcomm you are invited to attend the Smart Building Integrator Summit at no charge. Once you’ve registered for the conference, please RESERVE YOUR SEAT using the link below or by contacting Dee Shockley to let her know you are planning to attend. Space is limited so you must RSVP.

Dee Shockley – Special Events Coordinator   |   Phone: 919-659-5088   |   dshockley@realcomm.com

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