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Content and Quality of Presenters keeps BuilConn 2004 Fresh
Over 90 presenters & content contributors can't be wrong about Convergence! It's unfolding and happening at BuilConn in Dallas. Last year's strong feeling that grew from Anto's hallucinations and budded into the first ever BuilConn has sent vibrations through our industry and has aligned us with new players and industries. Last year's event will be a tough act to follow but it looks like Anto and his crew are set to pull another big one out of their hats. The line-up of content providers and presenters represents almost the majority of the large building automation industry with several new players front and centre. It has been joked; Is their anyone left to attend? I am not worried as the combined power and knowledge of this line up of presenters and content providers is bound to attracted interest from our complete industry as well as a lot of new players. Talking about that this year's event is being co-hosted with the M2MExpo which adds a new but strongly related connection. If you come to BuilConn you get two conferences for the price of one as you can freely move between the two.
Let me quickly catch you up in case you have been as busy as me and having trouble trying to keep current with all the action around this event. Here is a quick overview of the sessions. Want to dig into the details? Click on topic for more details and see who is presenting.
Wednesday April 14
1: Focus on Owners and Operators
Current Facility Challenges Selling to Owners and Operators The Building & Facility Landscape Servicing Owners and Operators
2: Building Systems Technology
Technology Impact to Buildings Status of Open Systems XML/WS Mega Panel Discussion Innovation Workshop: New Ideas and Approaches
3: Networks, Wireless and Security
A Virus in your Building? Converging IT and Security Life Safety and Integration Biometrics & ID Technologies Workshop on Security & Legal Risks
Thursday April 15
1: Working with the Enterprise
Buildings, Key to Business Continuity The Reach of Enterprise Systems Integrating with the Enterprise Enterprise Energy Management
2: Industry Trends Driving Change
Industry Overview The Distribution Challenges New Revenue Models Video, Voice & Data Integration Coopetition: Cooperating & Competing Developing & Selling Your Company
3: Critical Technology Developments
Technology Drivers Gateways: Promising or Passé Solution? TCP/IP Tunneling Wireless Networks: Has the time come?
Where did this all come from? http://www.builconn.com/agenda/default.htm
Want to take a look or print the quick overview agenda? http://www.builconn.com/Clasma/downloads/BuilConn2004-Agenda.pdf
Who are these over 90 presenters? http://www.builconn.com/agenda/presenters-list.htm
MasterClass is a new event all day Friday and includes these topics:
LonWorks MasterClass BACnet MasterClass
Specifying Open Integrated Buildings Business Development Workshop
Developing XML/Web Services Products Integration Using XML & Web Services
and also last year's BootCamp is back by popular demand on Tuesday.
What is the XML Pavilion?
The Building Systems Expo provides BuilConn attendees an opportunity to meet and discuss the offerings of the major vendors who provide components, systems and services for Networked Building Systems. They are looking at around 60+ exhibitors for both BuilConn and M2M. Doubled from last year. See who is exhibiting http://www.builconn.com/expo/expo_main.htm
What is the Buildy Awards Program? http://www.builconn.com/buildy/index.htm
BuilConn: Announce Finalists “Buildy” Awards
Ready to go? Registered for this years exciting event? http://www.builconn.com/registration/default.htm
See you there.
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