October 10th & 11th - Long Beach Convention Center

Wednesday, October 10th: 8:00 - 9:30 AM

How "Smart" is Your Irrigation System?
by Mark Pedicone
CEUs: APLD, IA

We will discuss the pros and cons of some of the latest "Smart" control systems on the market. We will delve into why some people are successful and others are not when using these systems. We will also look at communication options for these systems, cloud management, flow sensing and rebates.


TLE seminars are "more advanced than typical conference seminars."
- Adolfo Villanueva, CAM Services

PROFILE:
Mark Pedicone
Imperial Technical Services

Mark Pedicone has been in the landscape irrigation industry here in Southern California for over 30 years.
After attending Fullerton College, Mark graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a BS degree in Ornamental Horticulture. He had a short stint managing a retail nursery Mark entered the landscape irrigation field when he was hired by the Irrometer Company to be their landscape irrigation specialist. In the three years that Mark worked for Irrometer he had a chance to experience many aspects of the landscape irrigation trade in Southern California. He got to work with the leaders in landscape architecture, irrigation design, distribution and with many irrigation manufactures. During this time Mark was one of the original founding members of the Southern California Xeriscape Committee and served on that group for many years.
Shortly there-after Mark was hired away from Irrometer to become the Southern California District Sales Manager for Rain Bird where he managed the largest irrigation market in the country for them. During his time as D.M. for Rain Bird he was awarded their District Manager of the Year award. Mark also served during this time as the President of the Southern California Turfgrass Council, an organization of landscape professionals involved in the turfgrass industry here in Southern California.   

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