INDIANAPOLIS (January 9, 2017) - CEDIA will be offering an extensive lineup of informational home technology training sessions at Design and Construction Week 2017.A mix of panel presentations, quick 20 minute CEDIA Talks, and classroom sessions will provide attendees with multiple opportunities to learn about smart home technology and the solutions that can provide additional value to homeowner clients.
"The role of technology in the home continues to expand opening up even more opportunities for home technology professionals and residential design and build professionals to work together," said Vin Bruno, CEDIA CEO."We invite anyone who is interested in learning more about technology solutions to attend one of our sessions or visit our booth to talk to an expert who can share the experiences they've had incorporating smart home technology into projects."
All attendees have access to two in-depth panel presentations which will feature industry experts who have a deep knowledge about the collaborative process.
Smart Technology in the Home: Kitchen & Bath Edition
Tuesday, January 10 -2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
KBIS NeXT Stage, North/South Building
Well-known and highly-respected industry experts will exchange ideas and suggestions for implementing today's coolest technology trends in the easiest and best ways possible into kitchen and bath designs. The panel will also discuss "smart home" products, whether or not they are a good fit for your client, and ways to use them to increase your bottom line profits.
Beyond the Gadgets: A Plan for Effective Integration of Smart Home Technology
Thursday, January 12 - 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Orange County Convention Center Room W304A
This session will focus on the "how-tos" for incorporating current and future smart home technology trends into your homes and show you ways to use collective collaboration between designers, building professionals and residential technologists. A panel of well-known and highly-respected NAHB, NKBA and CEDIA member experts will exchange ideas and suggestions for incorporating today's coolest technology.
The lineup of quick 20-minute CEDIA Talks will cover topics such as planning for smart home technology; voice control; incorporating technology in remodels; lighting; wired versus wireless solutions; and much more. All CEDIA Talks are free to attend and will be hosted in the CEDIA Booth (W5771) which is part of the CEDIA Smart Home Pavilion located in west hall. To view the full schedule visit cedia.net/dcw. Design & Construction Week, the co-location of IBS and KBIS, will be held Jan. 10-12 in Orlando, Fla.