First Annual Innovation Summit - 2024 Schedule

Attend the Gades Sales Company First Annual Innovation Summit that will be held on 17-18 April 2024 at the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, and Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita St, Wichita, KS 67202. Register to attend today!

Monday April 15, 2024

Time Topic Presenter
8:00am – 2:00pm Travel to Wichita, KS Vendors and Gades Sales Company Staff

Check in to: Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wichita Downtown 525 South Main St, Wichita, KS Amy Grossman Director of Sales Phone: 316.361.2104 Cell: 316.214.9988 Email:
1pm-6pm Move items from Gades to Boathouse Wichita Boathouse 515 S Wichita St, Wichita, KS 67202

Tuesday April 16, 2024

Time Topic Presenter
8am- noon Gades classes
-HubSpot intro
-Compensation plan
-Sales training
Gades Management at Wichita Boathouse 515 S Wichita St, Wichita, KS 67202
1:00 – 5:00pm Vendor and Attendee Registration & Vendor Set-up at Kansas Sports Hall of Fame/Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita St, Wichita, KS 67202 Vendors and Gades Sales Company Staff
Pick up at 11am Noon -1pm Gades Sales Company Lunch at Boathouse KNOLLA’S PIZZA
111 W. Douglas Ave.
Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67202
Ph: 316.260.1010
6:00 – 9:00pm

Purchase reduced priced tickets at: https://fevoenterprise. com/event/GADESSALES

Friday April 12,2024 at Noon is the last day to purchase tickets.

See Jeremy Hancyk, Carmanah Technologies, throw the first pitch of the Summit.
Wichita Wind Surge Stadium At 275 S McLean Ave, Wichita, Ks 67213

Event Sponsor: Carmanah Technologies

Carmanah Technologies
A Synapse ITS Company throws out the first pitch at the baseball game

Friday April 12,2024 at Noon is the last day to purchase tickets.
Wichita Wind Surge
Link: https://fevoenterprise.
$35 Ballgame and Buffet
- Hot Dogs
- Hamburgers
- Potato Salad
- Watermelon
- Potato Chips
- Cookies
- Water, Sweet Tea, Lemonade
-12 oz. Can Soda Options

Wednesday April 17, 2024

Time Event Presenter
7:00–8:00am Vendor and Attendee Registration & Vendor Set-up Vendors and Gades Sales Company Staff
8:00–8:05am Welcome to Wichita KS Wichita Vice Mayor Maggie Ballard
8:10–8:25am What is new at KDOT Calvin Reed Secretary of the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)
8:30–8:55am Transportation Innovation: What's moving the needle Chad Banka PE PTOE ENV SP TranSystems
9:00–9:30am Yunex Traffic - Uniting what's next in traffic - The Blade and Studio Melissa Rodriguez Yunex Traffic
9:35–10:00am Carmanah Technologies- MX is the simplest and most affordable way to monitor, control, and gather data from traffic beacon and sign systems Jeremy Hancyk Carmanah Technologies
10:00–10:30am BREAK– Sponsored by Temple Inc. Vendors and Gades staff
10:30–10:55am AI Enabled Solutions for Intelligent Transport Systems and Infrastructure - Currux Vision Video Detection Tom Hoene Currux Vision
11:00–11:25am The Most Advanced Radar Detection Technology -Smartmicro Radar Detection Jason Robinson and Timothy McGuire Smartmicro
11:30–Noon 11th Edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways—the MUTCD Brandy Sutherland PE PTOE Blue Valley Consultants LLC
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch – Sponsored by Mh Corbin Vendor Area
12:30–12:55pm Transportation engineers involved in bolstering KC's bid for the World Cup - Garver, LLC, and Northern Lights Consulting Mandy Anderson Garver, LLC and Matt Volz Northern Lights Consulting, LLC
1:00–1:25pm Mh Corbin - Total highway information systems that gather, analyze, and communicate vital information to motorists Bill Corbin Mh Corbin
1:30–1:55pm Intuicom - A Complete Communication System Whether it is Serial or Ethernet communications, broadband for video, or contact closure, Intuicom has the wireless solution and expertise to meet your demands Joaquin Segl Intuicom
2:00–2:25pm Orange Traffic - Variable Dynamic Message Sign NextGen Synchronize all your intersections using a single GPS receiver module, regardless of traffic controller Marc Tremblay Orange Traffic
2:30–3:00pm BREAK– Sponsored by Temple Inc. Vendors and Gades staff
3:00–3:25pm MoboTrex - TS2 and Signal heads MoboTrex is the largest US manufacturer of ATC Cabinets in the United States American Made Texas Made Austin Made Brent Katauskas MoboTrex
3:30–3:55pm PedSafety - Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) that seamlessly blend sleek designs with advanced technology- What does the11th Edition of the MUTCD require for pedestrian safety Travis Goldsby PedSafety
4:00–4:30pm Yunex Traffic – RSU – Smart intersections help improve the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of urban transport, leading to a more intelligent and connected urban environment Chuck Dankocsik Yunex Traffic
4:30–6:00pm Social/Happy Hour Event Sponsor: Yunex Traffic Vendor Area

Thursday April 18, 2024

Time Topic Presenter
7:00–8:00am Attendee Registration Vendors and Gades Sales Company Staff
8:00–8:10am Vendor Recognition Anthony Mohatt CEO Gades Sales Co.
8:15–8:30am Stuck in traffic: Eliminating Technical Debt- Phillips Southern Electric Company - Jason Phillips President -Phillips Southern Electric Company
8:35–8:45am Sky Bracket was launched in 1986 as a division of Olson Aluminum Castings to fill a growing need in the new mast arm market for high quality mounting brackets for the traffic signal, camera, and sign industry Mel Wilton - Sky Bracket
8:50–9:00am Frey Manufacturing was established in 1981 to provide a quality signal mounting system that worked Mike Frey - Frey Manufacturing
9:05–9:30 am Holophane Lighting and controls solutions tailored for your project Zack Barron - Holophane
9:35–10:00am Eberle Design, Inc (EDI) - A worldwide developer and manufacturer of reliable high-performance component products designed to enhance and augment traffic control systems Mark Fayta - Eberle Design, Inc A Synapse ITS Company
10:00 –10:30am BREAK – Sponsored by Temple Inc. Vendors and Gades staff
10:30–11:00am Alpha Technologies - Power disturbances that impact traffic signals and Intelligent Transportation Systems Mike Olsen - Alpha Technologies A Enersys company
11:05–11:20am At GE Current - In providing the lighting and controls solutions that help create beautiful, functional, and safe environments Rob Spaulding - GE Current GE Current, a Daintree company
11:25–11:50 Pelco Products Inc is a centrally located Oklahoma-based business Over the years Pelco has grown into an industry leader for traffic and utility manufacturing Luis Lopez - Pelco Products Inc
11:55–1pm Lunch – Sponsored by Pelco Products Inc. Vendor Area
1pm–2:30 pm SEPAC: Hands on Yunex Traffic's SEPAC training SEPAC is userfriendly, accommodating a large variety of traffic control requirements, extensive configuration flexibility and full compatibility with Yunex Traffic M60 and CalTrans 2070, and ATC style traffic controllers Kevin Tomich - Yunex Traffic Training at: REALTORS of South-Central Kansas 170 W Dewey Wichita KS 67202
1pm–1:25pm Breaking down Public Safety Silos (Schools, School Crossings, Parking Lots, & Intersections) at Wichita Boathouse Charles Whitfield VP Strategic Initiatives Gades Sales Company Inc
1:30–2:25pm At Genetec, we build physical security solutions that allow you to see, know, and understand your environment Ray Keys and David Brainard - Genetec
2:30–3:00pm BREAK – Sponsored by Temple Inc. Vendors and Gades staff
3:00–4:30pm Eberle Design, Inc (EDI) Hands training on SmartMonitor, NEMA Flashing Yellow Arrow, OLED, Dip Switch, with or without Ethernet, USB Ports for Remote or Local Communication, Data key memory device, ATCC CMU William Fox, Field Applications Engineer – EDI Training at: REALTORS of South- Central Kansas, 170 W Dewey, Wichita, KS 67202
3:00–3:25pm Technology in Public Safety: What works for me at Wichita Boathouse Troy Livingston Director of the KLETC Center for Public Safety Leadership
3:30–4:30pm Bosch Security Systems, Inc- Bosch offers a wide range of solutions to improve mobility, safety, and the efficient use of roadways now and in the future Wesley Cowsert - Bosch Security Systems