Proudly hosted by Cochrane Supply & Engineering, we're excited to announce the return of Controls-Con May 5th-7th, 2021—a Smart Building Controls Conference AND the World's First Master Systems Integrator (MSI) Conference! Controls-Con 2021 will bring enhanced offerings through a conversion to a HYBRID* event, including the added value of a Pre-Conference education day and the convenience of attending from anywhere via a virtual platform!
Join hundreds of industry professionals from throughout the United States, Canada and beyond to explore the latest technologies and possibilities of Building Automation, Controls and OT in commercial and industrial buildings. Controls-Con is geared towards integrators, HVAC/mechanical contractors, technicians, facility managers and more, with a focus on providing invaluable networking opportunities, cutting-edge educational content and direct access to the industry's top vendors.
Check out the 2019 recap!
This event furthers our industry... it paves the way to look ahead for us and what we need to know going forward. The leading industry experts on the frontlines are continuously looking for the next NEXT thing, and then they bring that information to us. That's huge! It's a big community (at Controls-Con), and it helps me be a better integrator.
– JASON G.
You don't know what's out there until you attend Controls-Con. The vendors and industry leaders give you great advice and you'll see products you might not knew existed. It's a great way to grow your business.
– ALEX J.
Join Greg Fitzpatrick, CxA from Cochrane Supply & Engineering as he leads a panel of five industry experts in a discussion about the latest trend in our industry, IP controls and OT networks.
This discussion will cover: The Benefits of IP Technology for the Systems Integrator, OT Network Design, Server Application/Management, VPN Access and Network Security and Cyber Security as a Managed Service. Our goal is to help our industry become more familiar with IP controls and the networks that support this technology, so that we are all comfortable with designing, specifying, deploying and managing these networks. Panel speakers will include:
Join Randell Bishop, Security Specialist at Cochrane Supply & Engineering, in an action-packed, two-hour overview of how to integrate security into commercial and industrial buildings, including how to tie various systems together via open APIs. Explore enterprise security recommendations, video surveillance, basic access control, and smart sensor technologies. Panel speakers will include:
Join Nicole Conklin, Product Director at Cochrane Supply & Engineering, as she leads a panel discussion based on real-life projects and successful strategies maximizing the capabilities of Niagara. Hear from companies that have found ways to leverage the Niagara Framework and get actionable tactics on how to integrate the software into your daily business. The panel will be comprised of speakers from the following companies:
The building automation and controls industry has gone through a variety of eras, with the latest one being a shift focused on the technology in our industry-the Operational Technology (OT) Era. Building automation professionals are now tech professionals putting in their own IT networks with a transformation to business as a service, where new functions become new realities. Hear from successful industry thought leaders as they discuss new architectures that deliver innovative solutions, new tools for new types of applications in buildings, and long-term goals for the industry and the benefits they bring. Don't miss this engaging session as it prepares the audience for what's to come, so in an industry that largely remains behind, you'll be at the forefront of the future of smart buildings. Because the future is now.
* While Controls-Con 2021 is a hybrid event, there will be limited attendees allowed on site at MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, MI to adhere to permissible capacities guided by state restrictions. Allowed number of attendees on site is subject to change in accordance with active state guidelines at the time of the event. Pre-Conference events and Expo Hall will be virtual only.