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May 23-25, 2022, San Antonio

Two industry giants have come together to address the growing needs of the low voltage and technology communities. NECA & BICSI have joined forces to bring you the NECA BICSI Summit 2022.

Location: JW Marriot San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

This can’t-miss conference is available exclusively to NECA and BICSI members. Register before April 19th to take advantage of the early registration rate of $695. Owner/Operators, Construction Superintendents, Project Managers, Safety Managers, Division Managers—this Summit is for You!

BICSI Attendees! Please contact to obtain the code for member pricing.
CECs: Eight (8) BICSI CECs will be assigned for attending the Summit, but it does not qualify for a BICSI conference credit toward recertification.

Schedule Overview

Monday, May 23rd

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Opening General Session: Daniel Burrus, Burrus Research
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  The Future is Now: Technology That Will Drive Smart Buildings, Infrastructure, and Cities:
Josh Bone, ELECTRI International
  Best Practices for the Design and Construction of Power over Ethernet Intelligent Buildings:
Tyler Andrews, PoE Texas
Luis Suau, Sinclair Digital LL
Joseph Herbst, PoE Texas
  Fires, Natural Disasters, and Active Shootings: Looking at In-Building Systems Through a Public Safety Lens:
Dennis Burns, Advanced RF Technologies, Inc.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception and Trade Show

Tuesday, May 24th

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
  Evolving Opportunities in the Electrical Industry: Why Start Doing Integrations:
Ron Clarkson, Rosendin Electric
  The Real Impact of High-Power PoE on Your IP Network:
Brian Ensign, Superior Essex
  Analytics: Discovering a World of Possibilities:
Geoffrey Bauer, Axis Communications
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
  Evolving Opportunities in the Electrical Industry: How to Start Doing Integrations:
Ron Clarkson, Rosendin Electric
  New Cabling Standards for the Buildings of Today and Tomorrow:
Frank Straka, Panduit Corporation
  Field Personnel to Project Managers:
Christopher Hobbs, BICSI
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Trade Show
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. General Session: Ronald Bailey, NECA
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Break and Trade Show
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  Grow Your Integration Business:
David Eckell, Graybar
Marc Knapp, Notora
Eric Mercill, SureCall
Jessica Lessard, Atlona
  Road to Single-Mode: Direction for Choosing, Installing and Testing Single-Mode Fiber:
Adrian Young, Fluke Networks
Jim Davis, Fluke Networks
  Industry Trends and the Digital Future of Sound Masking:
Shannon Geronimo, Biamp Systems
Todd Berger, Biamp Systems
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception and Trade Show

Wednesday, May 25th

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
  Right Sizing Services & Areas of Integration:
Skip Perley, Thompson Electric Company
Bob Dagostino, Dagostino Electronic Services
Jim Thiele, BW Systems
Chuck Fairchild, Fairchild Communication Systems
  Remote Power Delivery: PoE vs. Powered Fiber – Understanding the Difference:
Jamey Callloway, Optical Cable Corporation
  Grounding System Design and Testing for Critical Facilities:
Roy Whitten, Lyncole XIT Grounding
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing General Session: Dr. Robert Spalding

The ECA Executive Committee approved the educational stipends of the Registration fees for up to two representatives and their guest and/or spouse, if applicable, of participating ECA member firms for the NECA – BICSI Conference on May 23 – 25, 2022.

Please contact us with further questions.


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