DETROIT — Cochrane Supply & Engineering announced the return of Controls-Con. Controls-Con 2021 will include enhanced offerings through a conversion to a hybrid event, and also through the added value of a Pre-Conference education day.

“A core part of the attendee experience is exposing them to the newest products and services in the industry and giving professionals and owners the tools they need to make our buildings smarter,” said Scott Cochrane, president and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering as well as president of Canada Controls. “Our speaker lineup is headlined by 30+ industry experts with various specialties, coming together to convey current trends, recommended strategies, and future outlooks on where the industry is headed.”

Featured Controls-Con speakers will include: Ken Sinclair, editor, owner, and founder of; Jim Young, founder and CEO of Realcomm Conference Group; Martin Villeneuve, senior vice president of Distributed Building Technology at Acuity Brands and president of Distech Controls; Terrill Laughton, vice president and general manager for Energy Optimization and Connected Offerings at Johnson Controls; Pat Tessier, senior director of Global Product Management for Building Management Systems at Honeywell; and Ken Schmidt, manager director at Tridium Global.

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