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ControlsCon Event Set for April 27-28

March 1, 2023
Event is open to HVACR contractors, systems integrators, service technicians, and engineers.

Detroit, MI  - Cochrane Supply & Engineering announced the return of Controls-Con, April 27th-28th, 2023, at the MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit, Mich. Controls-Con 2023 is Cochrane Supply's biennial Smart Building Controls Conference, officially sponsored by Vykon.

Sources expect hundreds of HVACR contractors, systems integrators, service technicians, and engineers to attend, for educational keynote presentations covering  Master Systems Integration, Smart Building Design, Cyber Security, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and predications for the future of the building controls industry. 

“It’s exciting to watch this event continue to grow and attract people from all over the world,” says Scott Cochrane, president and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering. “You have to stay educated on the latest technologies to continue to thrive in this industry—and our goal continues to be to provide an affordable means for industry peers to come together to do just that.”  

Confirmed keynote speakers include: Martin Villaneuve, president, Distech Controls; Bill Schwebel, vice president/general manager, Building Automation Systems and Controls (Global Products); Victor Abelairas, general manager, Tridium; Jim Lee, CEO, Cimetrics; and Tom Daenzer, digital business development manager, Belimo Americas. 

Trade show exhibitors will include VYKON by Tridium; Honeywell; Johnson Controls; Distech Controls; Belimo, and more. Attendees will learn about the newest products and services in the building controls industry, as well as automation best practices, and business development strategies during the day-one general session, and day-two business and technology breakout sessions.  

This year Cochrane Supply has added an extra day of educational sessions during their Pre-Con Event, being held April 26th, 2023, from 7:00am-12:00pm, in the 16th floor event space at the One Campus Martius building, located at 1050 Woodward Ave., in downtown Detroit. Pre-Con will have a light breakfast, two educational tracks in Smart Building Design and Advancing Technologies, and a networking lunch.

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