Connect 2017 – 135th PHCC Convention

Oct. 4-6, 2017

Milwaukee, WI

CONNECT 2017 heads to the shores of Lake Michigan, a city rich in history and culture. Whether you’re in service and repair or in new construction, plumbing or HVAC, open shop or signatory, make plans now to join us in Milwaukee!

Join like-minded professionals for more than 20 Education Sessions targeted to your needs … and the needs of your customers.

Access the latest technologies and business strategies at the interactive Product & Technology Showcase.

Experience keynote presentations full of solutions that will improve your business operations … and your bottom line.

Keynote Speakers:

“The World is Changing: Are You Prepared to Change with It?”

Chris Baldwin

President, Kitchen & Bath Americas

Kohler Co.

From embracing technology to emphasizing the importance of sustainability and stewardship, Baldwin focuses on the latest developments taking place in the p-h-c industry. Is your business prepared to take advantage of the changes taking place today or will it get left behind?

“The Future of the Security of Things”

Dr. Charlie Miller & Chris Valasek

Renowned White Hat Hackers

Technology has become a critical part of our businesses, our industry and our products. With the rise of the Internet of Things comes a focus on security.

Renowned white hat hackers, Miller and Valasek are best known for exposing security flaws in a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. They’ll come together to identify vulnerabilities and discuss tactics to avoid risk in our modern age.

Sign up for more information today by visiting:

www.phccweb.org/connectme.

ACEEE Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference

Oct. 16-18, 2017 (Pre-conference Workshops Oct. 15)

Hyatt Regency Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

The Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference (BECC) is the premier international conference focused on understanding human behavior and decision making. This knowledge can accelerate the transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon future. Currently in its 11th year, BECC is associated with a growing set of allied conferences in Europe and Asia.

BECC draws a broad mix of attendees:

Researchers (e.g., economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, management, law, humanities, and interdisciplinary)

Decision makers (e.g., from federal, state, and local agencies, as well as legislators, and regulators)

Practitioners (e.g., utilities, consultants, manufacturers, designers, architects, entrepreneurs, marketers, and purchasers)

Influencers (e.g., community organizers, nonprofit leaders, media, religion, and entertainment professionals)

Behavioral research insights can help:

Find real energy savings that will benefit the economy, security, and the environment

Accelerate climate-friendly innovation via appealing, user-focused design, effective management, and fast social diffusion

Increase the benefits and decrease the costs of energy-oriented policies and programs

Improve the analytic models that guide our vision for the future

BECC 2017 Keynote Speaker: Naomi Oreskes

Co-author of Merchants of Doubt How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco to Global Warming, with Erik M. Conway, that was made into a movie. Watch trailer: http://sonyclassics.com/merchantsofdoubt

For more information or to register for the event, visit

http://bit.ly/2p1PJYw

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