TechCollider at the Design + Connection Pavilion
As the industry leader in connecting the design and technology communities, CEDIA Expo is excited to debut a new, informal lounge speaker series at September’s conference in Denver, Colorado. Taking place on Sept. 13 within the Design + Connect Pavilion (booth #1960) on the CEDIA Expo show floor, Tech Collider at the Design + Connect Pavilion aims to educate designers, architects, integrators, and technologists on ways to navigate a successful and impactful relationship.
1:00 - 2:00pm -- Tech Collider: Healthy Home Automation
Designer Barbara Barton – a Certified Living in Place Professional, and architect Doug Walter (AIA) take the floor at the Design + Connect Pavilion to talk through their experience working together to design and build today’s healthy home. Running the gamut from ground breaking to key turning, Healthy Home Automation will cover aspects of a home and how they affect someone psychologically, mentally, physically, and emotionally. Barbara and Doug’s talk takes place at 1:00 p.m. on Sept. 13.
2:00 - 3:00pm – Tech Collider: Building Business between Designers and Integrators
KBB’s Erinn Locke and CE Pro’s Jason Knott are joined by designer Dawn DeLuca and integrator Shalom Illouz to talk through how designers and integrators can come together, build a working relationship, and deliver exceptional results to their clients. Topics of discussion include how to speak each other’s “language”, what products make sense for both parties, and how to handle the sales process (read: money!). Building Business between Designers and Integrators takes place at 2pm on Sept. 13.
Women in Consumer Technology: “Technology + Design-Build Teams = Winning!”
CEDIA Expo is once again welcoming Women in Consumer Technology to its September conference for “Technology + Design-Build Teams = Winning!”, a special TechTalk on the intersection of modern technology and design. The Women in Consumer Technology-sponsored TechTalk will be moderated by Danielle Karr, architect and designer program manager for Control4, this 50-minute panel conversation will include Stace McGee, principal at Environmental Dynamics, Inc.; Sara Gutterman, co-founder and CEO at Green Builder Media; Joe Whitaker, CEDIA board member; Toni Sabatino, owner of Toni Sabatino Style; and Brian Pagel, senior vice president of Emerald Expositions.