CEDIA Symposium Will Feature Discussions on AI in the Home

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Artificial Intelligence is coming for the home. Are you ready? The CEDIA Symposium promises an engaging afternoon of thought-provoking discussions led by industry visionaries, AI experts, top integrators and manufacturers. It is an opportunity for home tech professionals to gain insights into the rapidly evolving landscape of AI and how to leverage it for maximum impact.

“We see news about A.I. every day but little about its impact on home technology. At CEDIA, we believe knowledge is power,” said Daryl Friedman, CEDIA Association’s Global President and CEO.” The CEDIA Symposium will bring together the best and brightest to help attendees stay ahead of the curve in AI, an increasingly crucial tool for smart home professionals to deliver exceptional experiences.”

This event will be held on Wednesday, September 6, in the Four Seasons Ballroom inside the Colorado Convention Center, home of this year’s CEDIA Expo. The cost to attend the invitation-only event is $250, and The Symposium will offer participants a platform to learn, network and exchange ideas with leaders from the industry.

“As the co-founder of CEDIA, I have witnessed its remarkable journey, bringing together thought leaders across decades to navigate the dynamic shifts in home technologies. From pioneering home theater to embracing the forefront of AI, CEDIA has remained at the forefront of innovation,” said Tom Doherty, HTSA, Director of New Technology Initiatives. “The upcoming CEDIA AI Symposium, uniting the industry’s top 100 thought leaders, signifies the enduring spirit of CEDIA and its commitment to advancing our homes for the future.”

The Symposium is presented by Azione, HTSA, ProSource and the CEDIA Association. Supporting organizations include and One Firefly,

The CEDIA Symposium Agenda:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Summit Registration

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12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Networking Lunch

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm: Opening Remarks: The Impact of AI on Luxury Residential Home Automation
Hear from’s co-founder Alex Capecelatro who will delve into the history, current state of AI and the potential impact on the luxury residential home automation market.

1:00 pm – 1:55 pm: Marketing: 10 Ways to Leverage AI for Productivity and Performance
Discover the power of AI in marketing strategies as One Firefly’s CEO, Ron Callis, shares 10 practical approaches to enhance productivity and performance.

2:00 pm – 2:55 pm: Panel Discussion: Custom Integrators’ AI Implementations
Participate in a dynamic panel discussion moderated by Alex Capecelatro, where industry-leading integrators will share real-world examples of AI implementations in their businesses.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Curated AI Tools Presentation
Join Ron Callis as he provides an overview of curated AI tools, highlighting their applications and potential possibilities for those in attendance.

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm: Break and Networking

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm: Manufacturer Panel Discussion: AI Innovation for Improved Implementation and Commissioning
Hear from Tom Doherty, CEDIA Association’s co-founder, as he moderates a panel discussion featuring smart home industry vendors as they share their current AI efforts, their vision for leveraging AI to enhance implementation and commissioning processes to maximize value for clients.

4:20 pm – 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks and CEDIA Keynote Announcement
Closing remarks will be given by industry veteran Rich Green, who will provide invaluable insights into the future of luxury residential home automation.

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Networking Reception

The CEDIA Symposium is a must-attend event for professionals seeking to stay ahead of the curve in the fast-paced world of AI and home automation.