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Automation industry conferences and exhibits from ISA

George Buckbee

Automation Week: Control Performance Track

Effective and accurate measurement and control are essential components of both improved efficiency and profitability of industrial operations. Traditionally, increased efficiency directly translated into increased profitability. But with the recent transition of key business variables to near real-time variability, it is essential to effectively measure and control both plant floor processes for increased efficiency and […]

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Design of Emergency Steam Load Shedding System Using Dynamic Simulation

This session is in the Safety/Environmental Performance Track: Safety Systems: Solving Today’s Toughest Applications Presented By: Mr. Abhilash Nair, Invensys Operations Management Read Bio Mr. Obaid M Al-Swailmy, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company Read Bio Mr. Anil Kewalramani, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company Read Bio Mr. Tariq Khan, Invensys Operations Management Read Bio Abstract: Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (SK), an affiliate of Saudi […]

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Safety and environmental integrity have always been critically important aspects of industrial operations. In recent years with increased regulatory and business pressures, the importance of effectively controlling safety and environmental concerns is much higher. Safety and environmental limits can impose tight constraints in the profitability of industrial operations.

This track covers approaches and technologies that ensure safe, environmentally sound operations as well as how holistic measurement and control of safety, the environment, and profitability can lead to new levels of operational and business performance.

Automation Week: Safety/Environmental Performance Track

Safety and environmental integrity have always been critically important aspects of industrial operations. In recent years with increased regulatory and business pressures, the importance of effectively controlling safety and environmental concerns is much higher. Safety and environmental limits can impose tight constraints in the profitability of industrial operations. This track covers approaches and technologies that […]

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Andrew Ginter

Stronger than Firewalls: Strong Cyber-Security Protects Safety of Industrial Sites

This session is in the Security Track: Infrastructure Security and Threats Worldwide Presented by:  Andrew Ginter,  Director of Industrial Security, Waterfall Security Solutions The evidence of increasing inter-connectedness surrounds us: cell phones pull information from both public and private sources, IT teams struggle to integrate tablet computers into IT and security infrastructures, and wireless communications is […]

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Brian Cunningham

The Reliability of Wireless Mesh Networks in Industrial Environments

Wireless Track:  Using Wireless e-Tablet/iPod/iPhone Technology Presenter/Author: Mr. Brian Cunningham, Cooper Bussmann Wireless Business Unit With increasing requirements on plant managers to reduce operating costs and increase safety, wireless connectivity is an attractive alternative to buried cable and conduit.  However questions remain as to its performance in industrial settings and more so, what will happen during […]

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Automation Week: Wireless Technology Track

Automation Week: Wireless Technology Track

  New wireless technologies connect the dots Track Chair: Brad Carlberg Control System Engineer, BSC Engineering       By attending the Wireless Track, attendees can learn how companies are implementing wireless across their plants and improving plant operations with wireless; learn how to use energy harvesting to power wireless devices, learn how wireless and cybersecurity affect control […]

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Get Some Training Under Your Belt at Automation Week 2012

2012 ISA Fall Training Institute Opportunities Experience a world of knowledge with 22 of ISA’s most popular courses all in one location during the 2012 ISA Fall Training Institute. This year’s Fall Training Institute (FTI) event is bringing a comprehensive schedule of 22 of our most popular courses, with the added benefit of real-world experience from expert instructors, all to one […]

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ISA Mentor Program: A Guide to Success

ISA Mentor Program: A Guide to Success

Last year, at ISA Automation Week in Mobile, Alabama, automation and controls expert Greg McMillan successfully launched the ISA Mentor Program and shared his knowledge with ten protégés. Each of the program participants will present a paper and/or participate in an ISA Mentor Program Panel session at ISA Automation Week, 24-27 September 2012 at the Orange […]

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Maverick's Plant 24

Pat Gouhin Attends Maverick’s Grand Opening of PlantFloor24

Just yesterday, ISA Executive Director and CEO, Patrick Gouhin attended an invitation-only event at Maverick Technologies headquarters in Columbia, Illinois to participate in the grand opening of their 24/7 Global Operations Center. Nearly 100 people participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony and formal launch of PlantFloor24.  PlantFloor24 is the world’s first full-service, platform-independent, 24/7 hardware, software […]

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