About this Event

BICSI In-Person Forum, in conjunction with RE+ Texas

Title:  The Convergence of Power and ICT 

Date:  May 14, 2024

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - RE+ Texas Exhibit Hall Reception



George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Room 300

Houston, TX   77010


This single-day event will showcase topics to include:

  • Industry trends, new technology, and where the industry is headed.  
  • Design and installation best practices.  
  • Industry effects on hardware, software, and structured cabling.  
  • Hear from industry leaders and explore the economic impacts that drive system improvements and installations.


7:30 a.m.                 Registration, Continental Breakfast & Vendor Networking

8:00 a.m.                 Introductions & BICSI Overview

8:15 a.m.                 Better Get Ready - Class 4 Fault Managed Power Will Really Change Low Voltage Technology Design
                                  Michael Quirl, RCDD, CT - DBR Engineering

9:15 a.m.                 The Convergence of Power and ICT Panel Discussion

10:15 a.m.              Break & Vendor Networking

10:45 a.m.              Powering Options for Today's Network Devices
                                 Kevin Paschal, RCDD - CommScope

11:45 a.m.              Lunch & Vendor Networking

12:45 p.m.              Tales From the Field - Top 5 Mistakes We See and How to Avoid Them
                                 Sean Kelly, RCDD, CFHP - Light Brigade

1:45 p.m.                Single-Pair Ethernet Technologies, Real-World Applications and Testing
                                 Steven Cowles, RCDD, NTS - AEM Precision Cable Test
                                 Chris DiMinico - Sentekse

2:45 p.m.                Break & Vendor Networking

3:00 p.m.                Fault Managed Power - A Safe and Disruptive Innovation for Powering the Future

4:00 p.m.                Closing Remarks & Questions

4:00  - 6:00 p.m.    Bonus RE+ Texas Exhibit Hall Entry / Reception

Please note that you must check-in by 8:30 a.m. and are required to attend the entire meeting to receive 6 CECs; partial credit will not be awarded.

For assistance related to this event, please contact Kim Osterman, kosterman@bicsi.org.


Interested in being a Sponsor at one of our In-Person Forums, Virtual Events or Conferences, please contact Courtney Nalls at cnalls@bicsi.org.

    Event Details


    BICSI In-person Forum, in conjunction with RE+ Texas - Houston, TX $65.00


    Start : 5/14/2024 7:30:00 AM

    End :5/14/2024 4:00:00 PM


    1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Room 300

    Houston, TX - 77010