BICSI Fall Conference concludes; draws 3500 professionals
By Anthony Capkun
October 7, 2009
BICSIan association supporting what it calls the information transport systems (ITS) industrywrapped up its 2009 Fall Conference and Exhibition. “This conference has been enlightening. The information I picked up on security surveillance and building automation integration will be put to good use by me in the near future,” said Ted Sievert, Allstate Insurance Co.
More than 30 educational and motivational sessions took place
throughout the week. Pre-conference seminars were sold out and rooms
were “standing room only” in concurrent breakout sessions on Wednesday.
The Exhibit Hall was bustling while the thousands of attendees and
visitors walked the hall.
“Despite the economic downturn, the BICSI Fall Conference in Las Vegas
continued to provide a high level of qualified leads from
industry-leading companies. Our company was very happy that we decided
to participate in this event, and we will definitely continue to come
in future years,” said Mark Buck, Smart Pathways LLC.
Conference closing activities included a panel presentation on the
trends of the ITS industry, moderated by Robert Faber of Siemon.
Randall R. Nason (Guernsey & Company), Jonathon Jew (J&M
Consultants Inc) and Tony Whaley (RTKL Associates) shared information
on the current trends in the key ITS areas of outside plant, networks,
grounding and bonding, wireless, and electronic safety and security.