ISA Mid-Atlantic Technical Conference
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Applications in Automation Conference
March 23 - 25, 2010 in Wilmington, DE
Mark your calendar now to attend the Applications in Automation Conference! This three-day conference features several of ISA’s most popular training courses, a technical conference with paper presentations on today’s hottest automation topics, a product and solutions showcase, and an evening event for networking with your peers.
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Note: The March 23nd and 25th training has been
cancelled due to low registration. The March 24th Technical Conference will proceed as planned.
Agenda for Technical Conference - Wednesday, March 24
8:15 – 8:30 AM Welcome & Introductions
8:30 – 10:00 Maximizing Controller Performance
- Reducing Energy Consumption by Monitoring Controller Performance
George Buckbee, Expertune
- Demystifying PID Controller Tuning for Desired Performance and Robust Stability
Jeffrey Arbogast, American Air Liquide
- Is your control Loop better than my loop? Performance monitoring at five similar TiO2 plants
Arshad Jamil, DuPont
10:00 – 10:30 Break, Exhibits, and Networking
10:30 – 12:00 Process Optimization
- Simulation of Model Predictive Control for a Coal Fired Power Plant
Phillip Schnelle Jr; DuPont, and Paul Fruehauf ; Fruehauf Engineering Services, Inc.
- Process Economic Optimization. The Ultimate Goal of Process Control
Dave March, Rockwell Automation
- Real Time Optimization of Air Separation Plants
Tong Li, Thierry Roba and Marc Bastid; Air Liquide Group
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch in Cafeteria (included)
1:00 – 1:30 PM Keynote Presentation
- Realizing the Benefits of Automation and How to Get There with Qualified Control System Integrators Robert Lowe, Executive Director, Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)
1:30 – 3:00 Control System Upgrades
- Transitioning the Corbalis Water Treatment Plant’s Control System
Joshua Gelman and Eric Silverman; CDM
- Economic Justification of Plant Modernization Using Automation
Alex Habib, Automation Consultant
- The Impact of PLC Program Architecture on Production Line Efficiency: Case Study of a Control System Rewrite
George Walters; Walters Controls and Eric Bryla; NexCtrl Inc.
3:00 – 3:30 Break, Exhibits, and Networking
3:30 – 5:00 Safety and Security
- Strategic Proof Testing
William Goble, exida LLC
- Incorporating performance and prescriptive based standards for BMS
Charles Fialkowski, Siemens Industry Inc.
- Safety and Security What Went Wrong? A Study of Actual Industrial Cyber Security Incidents
John Cusimano, Security Incidents Organization
5:30 - 7:30 Networking Event at Twin Lakes Brewery, (a 5 minute drive away)
Agenda for Training
Tuesday, March 23
ISA Training Classes (8:00 - 4:00)
· Alarm Management - Introduction to the Management of Alarm Systems (IC39C)
· Wireless - Industrial Wireless Systems (IC85C)
Thursday, March 25
ISA Training Classes (8:00 - 4:00)
· Safety Systems - Safety Instrumented Systems-The Must Know for Implementation (EC50C)
· Security - Introduction to Industrial Automation Security and the ANSI/ISA99 Standards (IC32C)
Note: The March 23th and 25nd training has been cancelled due to low registration. The March 24th Technical Conference will proceed as planned.
Cost & Registration
• One-day technical conference: $60 for ISA members and $160 for non-members
• One day ISA training class: $445 for ISA members and $545 for non-members (per class)*
*Note: Registration for the 23th and 25th ISA training events will need to be done separately. The cost to attend a one day ISA training class is $445 for ISA members and $545 for non-members. For more information, and to register: click here.
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