Introducing CONTROLS-CON 2017! Proudly hosted by Cochrane Supply & Engineering, CONTROLS-CON will take place June 8th and 9th, 2017 at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, Michigan. This fast-paced, education-packed event will bring together hundreds of integrators and end users from throughout the United States and Canada to explore the latest technologies and possibilities of Building Controls and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
Educational Programs and Networking
Innovative Products and Trade Show
50th Anniversary Golden Gala and Awards
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Cochrane Supply & Engineering was founded in 1967 and has grown into a multi-award-winning company and a Leading Industrial IoT Supplier with locations in Madison Heights (MI), Redford (MI), Grand Rapids (MI), Toledo (OH), Cleveland (OH), and Louisville (KY). Cochrane Supply is proud to be your source of building controls products and hardware to connect to the Internet, as well as software and world-class support to enable and successfully implement functional integrations. Representing the industry's top manufacturers, Cochrane Supply's diverse product lines blend innovation and solutions for successful facility management and improved building efficiency when it comes to HVAC, security, refrigeration, lighting, gas-detection, and more.
John Sublett
John Sublett
Chief Technology Officer, Tridium
"IoT in the Micro Environment"
John Sublett joined Tridium as a co-founder in 1996. He has been a leader on Tridium's technology team since that time and holds multiple patents on Tridium's core Niagara Framework technology. John is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Tridium, setting the technical direction for Tridium's portfolio of software and hardware products. His early career established his background in software engineering and computer networking where he worked as a software engineer at Hughes Network Systems.
Jim Young
Jim Young
Co-Founder & CEO, Realcomm
"IoT in the Macro Environment"
Jim Young is the founder of the Realcomm Conference Group, an education organization that produces Realcomm, IBcon and CoRE Tech, the world's leading conferences on technology, automated business solutions, intelligent buildings and energy efficiency for the commercial and corporate real estate industry. Jim interacts with some of the largest companies globally pertaining to some of the most advanced and progressive, next-generation real estate projects under development.
Paul Oswald
Paul Oswald
Managing Director, CBRE|ESI
"Connected Real Estate"
Paul Oswald joined CBRE in 2015 as part of CBRE's acquisition of Environmental Systems, Inc. (ESI), a leading systems integrator and provider of energy management services. Now part of CBRE's Global Energy & Sustainability (GES) services platform, Paul is now the Managing Director of CBRE|ESI. He has over 35 years of experience in building automation, system integration and energy management. His experience includes product strategy and development, business and channel development, and service delivery. Paul was listed as one of Realcomm's Top 35 People to Watch in 2012 for Smart Buildings and is a member of Realcomm's Intelligent Building (IBCon) Advisory panel.
Don Cochrane, Sr.
Don Cochrane, Sr.
Founder, Cochrane Supply & Engineering
Don Cochrane, Sr. is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army who attended the University of Minnesota and then started to work for Honeywell in 1959. Honeywell sent him to sales school in 1965, and then transferred him from Minneapolis to Detroit later that year. In August of 1967, he left Honeywell to "start this thing called Cochrane Supply." Don was the President and CEO of Cochrane Supply from that point on until his retirement in 2008, the same year he was honored with Honeywell's Lifetime Achievement Award. By starting Cochrane Supply, Don became one of the first temperature control distributors, making him a pioneer in the industry.
Scott Cochrane
Scott Cochrane
President, Cochrane Supply & Engineering
"Connected Buildings, Industrial IoT"
Scott Cochrane is President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering, overseeing six branch locations throughout three states, as well as one in Canada. In 2000, Scott took over the business from his father, Donald Cochrane, Sr., who founded the company 50 years ago. He is proud to be an advisory council member for multiple industry manufacturers such as Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Tridium, and to be named a 2016 IBcon Digital Impact Award Winner for his innovative contributions to the industry.
Mike Mitchell
Mike Mitchell
Chief Technology Officer, Cochrane Supply & Engineering
"Cyber Security"
Mike Mitchell is Chief Technical Officer at Cochrane Supply & Engineering, and has been with the company for more than 15 years. With more than two decades of Information Technology experience and more than a decade of high-end Niagara programming, Mike's innovative, leading-edge system designs have been featured as Case Studies for Niagara System Implementations. Mike is proud to be recognized as one of the leading Systems Integrators for Tridium-based systems in the Great Lakes Region.
7:00 AM
Exhibitor Setup
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
11:00 AM
Registration Opens
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Exhibitor Showcase
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
1:00 PM
General Session
Sound Board, Ground Floor
Scott Cochrane
IIoT, the evolution of our industry moving towards it, and a wake up call. If you don't change, opportunity will pass you by.
John Sublett & Jim Bland
IoT in the Micro Environment
Discover how the elements are going to be utilizied in IoT. Features will include: IP, cloud, security, mobility, and analytics.
Jim Young
IoT in the Macro Environment
IoT in real estate—where are we? What are large stakeholders looking for in IoT services? Why do they want connectivity for their buildings?
Paul Oswald
Connected Real Estate—Lessons Learned
Discover how to become an IoT service company, how to go from BAS to integration, how to apply analytics, and what people are asking for next.
Mike Mitchell & Scott Cochrane
New Product Unveiling
Get a front row seat to the official debut of a new industry product.
Closing Panel
4:00 PM
Reception / Exhibitor Showcase
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
6:00 PM
Cochrane Supply's 50th Anniversary Golden Gala, Controls-Con Awards, & Entertainment
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
8:00 AM
Breakfast / Exhibitor Showcase
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
9:00 AM
Breakout Sessions
For sales professionals, managers, executives
Industrial IoT 101: Building Controls, the Cloud, & Mobility
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
Featured speakers will dive into real-life examples of how Industrial IoT is changing the business we work in.
For programmers and engineers
Solutions, Shortcuts, and Best Practics
Sound Board, Ground Floor
9:00AM-11:00AM Panel Style: Topics to include Analytics, Niagara Edge, and Cyber Security
11:00AM-11:55AM Stump the Chump: Cochrane Tech Services
For installers, estimators, engineers, project managers
Innovative Product and Software Solutions from Top Vendors, Featuring New IoT-Based Products
Amnesia, 16th Floor
9:00AM-9:40AM Vykon by Tridium
9:45AM-10:25AM Honeywell
10:30AM-11:10AM Johnson Controls
11:15AM-11:55AM Dell
12:00 PM
Lunch / Exhibitor Showcase / Closing Session
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor
1:00 PM
Exhibitor Breakdown
Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor