MCAA Tech Update Episode Six

September 20, 2017
In episode six, we preview the MCAA Tech Conference with an interview of one of the featured speakers, Nick Espinosa. Nick is a white-hat hacker that talks about cyber threats and security issues that contractors face every day.

In the latest episode of the MCAA Tech Update, we preview the 2017 MCAA Tech Conference with an interview of one of its featured speakers, Nick Espinosa. Nick is a a white-hat hacker – a cyber security specialist that protects and defends companies from the bad guys. In his interview, he talks about threats that companies face, and the role that mechanical contractors face in these new connected times. Registration is open for the event which takes place November 8-10 in Austin, Texas.

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The update also provides a recap of the latest MCAA sponsored ConTech Roadshow in Chicago. The one-day event featured some of the best technology speakers as well as a case study by Travis Voss of Mechanical Inc. In his presentation, Voss demonstrated how contractors are beginning to use virtual reality and mixed reality in their operations to visualize designs and install more accurately.

MCAA is sponsoring the next two Contech Roadshows in Dallas, Texas and Oakland California.  Visit the ConTech Roadshow website for more information.

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