The Integration of Smart Home Technology and Living In Place | CEDIA Expo


The Integration of Smart Home Technology and Living In Place


The Integration of Smart Home Technology and Living In Place
Living In Place Institute (LIPI) partners with CEDIA Expo and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) to provide custom educational programming September 12 – 14, 2019, in Denver, Colorado

(DENVER, CO) — September 9, 2019 —The Living in Place Institute (LIPI) brings its mission to help create  accessible, comfortable and safe living environments to every home to CEDIA Expo, September 12-14, at the ColoradoConvention Center in Denver.  CEDIA Expo is the leading trade show for the home technology industry with more than 500 leading home tech manufacturers and 20,000 tech professionals in attendance.

“Smart home technology provides people of all ages and abilities a level of independence, assistance, convenience and security that didn’t exist 10 years ago,” explained Louie Delaware, co-founder, LIPI. “Whether it’s a smart security system, connected sensors that learn your routine or monitor for falls, or voice-activation, you can find these and more at CEDIA Expo. We are excited to be at this year’s show to be able to educate attendees on the foundations of Living In Place and the importance of their role as manufacturers and integrators. This isn’t just about baby boomers and people with physical challenges, it’s about smart design for everyone.”

Living In Place Institute Showcase – Booth #949

Throughout the three days of CEDIA Expo, the Living In Place Institute will have daily demonstrations in its booth (#949). These interactive demos offer insights into the challenges that can unexpectedly affect our lives and routine habits and how design can be the solution to lasting independence, and safety in our homes. Control4, a leading provider of automation and home networking systems to automate and control connected devices including lighting, audio, video, climate control, intercom, and security will also be featured in the space.

NKBA Thought Leadership Tech Summit – Connecting the Connectors

On Friday, September 13, the Living In Place Institute takes to the stage at the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Thought Leadership Tech Summit – Connecting the Connectors, in Denver. LIPI co-founder, Erik Listou will moderate one of the day’s panels – “How Integrated Tech Brings Wellness, Security and Safety to All Homes”. The panel will explore how the worlds of design and technology are leveraged to create customized, adaptive in-home living experiences for all people, regardless of age or ability

Joining Listou on the panel are three Certified Living in Place Professionals, Jan Neiges, CKD, CLIPP and principal at Jan Neiges Design in Denver, Colorado; LaDonna Ericksen, CLIPP and founder of Interiors by Design in Omaha, Nebraska; and new CLIPP graduate, Ryan Herd, CLIPP and CEO of 1 Sounce Choice LLC and founder of Caregiver Smart Solutions. Joining them on the panel is Christina Reed, Project Design Specialist for Monogram Appliances and an NKBA Thirty Under 30 alumni.

Design + Connection Pavilion Tech Collider Talk – Healthy Home Automation

Also on Friday, September 13, Certified Living In Place Professional and designer Barbara Barton, CMKBD and architect Doug Walter, AIA, take the floor at the Design + Connect Pavilion (booth #1960) to talk through their experience working together to design and build today’s healthy home. Running the gamut from ground breaking to key turning, Healthy Home Automation will cover aspects of a home and how they affect someone psychologically, mentally, physically, and emotionally. Join them at 1pm MT for this engaging and informative conversation.

CEDIA Expo Tech Talk – How Integrated Tech Brings Wellness, Security and Safety to All Homes

On Saturday, September 14, Listou will moderate a Tech Talk on the CEDIA Expo Smart Stage in partnership with CT.Lab Media.  Joining him on the panel are Certified Living In Place Professional and  designer Toni Sabatino, AKBD, CLIPP and principal of Toni Sabatino Style; Mike Restrepo, owner of Restrepo Innovations Tech and Alex Capecelatro, CEO and founder of Josh A.I. The panelists will discuss how integrated technology brings wellness, security and safety to all homes. Visit the Smart Stage at 11:30am MT to listen to the panel.

For more information about the Living In Place Institute, contact Julie McCrary, White Good, or 717.278.0515.

About Living In Place Institute

Founded in 2014, the Living In Place Institute (LIPI) offers an extensive certification training program embracing the Living In Place philosophy All homes accessible, comfortable and safe, regardless of the current or future occupants needs or age.” As the internationally recognized leading provider of education for home accessibility and safety, LIPI brings professionals together from all facets of the home construction and remodeling industry including design, construction, medical, home care, real estate, home inspection and government professionals. After successfully completing the Certified Living In Place Professional (CLIPP) program, graduates have access to Living In Place Institute’s “Home Accessibility and Safety Assessment Checklist™” (HASAC) This one-of-a-kind app is vital for conducting comprehensive home assessments and available only to CLIPP graduates.
For more information, visit www.LivingInPlace.Institute. Certified Living In Place Professional™ (CLIPP™), Living In Place Institute™ (LIPI™) and Home Accessibility and Safety Assessment Checklist™ (HASAC™) are all trademarks of the Living In Place Institute, LLC.