Seize The Day!
ISA Training Short Course Special Event
When: Monday, 29 July 2013 – Friday, 2 August 2013
Where: ISA Headquarters, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Grab this rare opportunity to invest in your career.
ISA invites you to capitalize on this great learning opportunity!
Over five consecutive days this summer, ISA will conduct 20 short automation and control courses at its North Carolina headquarters.
Each day, you can choose from four expert-led ISA courses to quickly ramp up your knowledge in key technical areas, gauge your need for additional training in a particular area, and explore ISA’s more in-depth and comprehensive course offerings and related resources.
This is your chance to take high-value, resource-rich ISA courses over a short time period, at a reasonable rate—and, all in one location!
Take one or take a series of courses. It’s your choice. Seize the day!
Note: Registration is limited, so register early.
Who Should “Seize the Day” and Attend?
Individuals with limited training and or travel budgets seeking a quick technical training on a particular technical topic area from industry experts
Individuals interested in a one-day overview or condensed course offering on a particular topic area
Anyone interested in experiencing first-hand the benefits of ISA training
Anyone looking to gauge their need for more comprehensive or in depth training in a variety of topic areas
Managers researching technical training opportunities and options for their employees
Short Course Schedule
Overview of Measurement and Control Fundamentals (FG05C)
This overview of industrial measurement and control uses a generally non-mathematical approach. You will leave with a basis for communicating with control system professionals. Register or Learn More
Introduction to Boiler Control Systems (ES15C)
This short course will give process control system engineers, managers, project engineers, operators, and technicians in boiler houses and power plants, a basic understanding of boiler operation and control. Register or Learn More
Industrial Wireless Systems (IC85C)
This short course will cover the most relevant details associated with industrial wireless systems with an emphasis toward how the various technological choices coexist, interoperate, and interact with each other. Register or Learn More
OPC: The Windows to the World Are Open (IC50C)
Using case studies and an OPC client/server demonstration, this short course shows you the benefits and drawbacks of using OPC in your plant, how to link diverse industrial equipment into an effective plant-wide communications network, how to securely share plant data on the Internet, and how to justify the economics to move to OPC. Register or Learn More
Instrumentation Diagrams and Symbols (FG15C)
This short course presents the methodology for developing and applying instrument and control drawings and the ISA Standards available to assist in this effort. You will develop actual documents for a simple project to aid your understanding. Register or Learn More
Boiler Burner Management Systems—Meeting NFPA Standards (ES16C)
This short course provides a quick overview of the requirements for single- and multiple-boiler burners using the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 85 Code. Register or Learn More
Fundamentals of ANSI/ISA-100.11a (WCI01)
This short course provides an opportunity for users and suppliers to be efficiently briefed on a broad range of technical topics related to ANSI/ISA-100.11a, in sessions led by designers of the standard. Register or Learn More
Introduction to Applying the Batch Control Standard ANSI/ISA-88.01 (IC40C)
This short course will provide essential information for professionals working in batch process, especially in the pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, food processing, chemical processing, and air and gas industries. Attendees will leave with an explanation of the goals of the standard, how to apply the standard, where it can be used, issues and problems the standard addresses, and the recipe and equipment structures used for batch control. Register or Learn More
Industrial Flow Measurement Overview (EI10C)
This short course will present applications of modern flow measurement systems. In addition, flowmeter accuracy, performance, sizing, specification, selection, and installation considerations are covered. Register or Learn More
Safety Instrumented Systems: An Overview (EC50C)
This short course will cover the basics of what needs to be done in the design and selection of safety systems. Register or Learn More
Introduction to SCADA Systems (IC30C1)
This short course explains the parts and technologies that make up a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and demonstrates how to evaluate potential benefits of applying the technology to your process application. Register or Learn More
Implementing Enterprise-Control Integration Using ANSI/ISA95 Standards (IC55C)
This short course defines an approach to integration of manufacturing systems with other business logistics systems using the models defined in the ANSI/ISA95 Standards. Register or Learn More
Tuning of Feedback Controllers (TC05C1)
This short course presents step-by-step, practical, successful tuning methods that utilize closed loop relationships and reaction curve analysis to tune feedback controllers in process industries. Register or Learn More
Introduction to Industrial Automation Security and the ANSI/ISA99 (IEC 62443) Standards (IC32C)
This short course teaches you the basics of the ANSI/ISA99 (IEC 62443) Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems standards and how these can be applied in the typical factory or plant. Register or Learn More
Ethernet and TCP/IP on the Plant Floor (FG21C)
Using process control concepts, this short course explains both Ethernet and TCP/IP as they apply to the plant floor. Register or Learn More
Implementing Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Using the ANSI/ISA95 Standards (IC60C)
This short course teaches a standard terminology and model that you can use to evaluate and specify manufacturing operations systems for production, maintenance, and quality. Register or Learn More
Tuning of Advanced Controllers (TC05C2)
This short course explains the operation and application of advanced regulatory control methods: ratio, cascade, adaptive feedforward, override, and deadtime control. Register or Learn More
Introduction to the Management of Alarm Systems (IC39C)
This short course focuses on the key activities of the alarm management lifecycle provided in the ANSI/ISA18.00.02 standard, Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries. Register or Learn More
Picking the Right Bus—A Comparison of Field and Device Networks (FG30C)
This short course provides an unbiased view of the fieldbus marketplace so you can make an informed decision. Participants will take an in-depth look at today's dominant fieldbus technologies and compare their uses and features. Register or Learn More
Project Management for Automation Engineers (MT10C2)
This short course teaches project management as specifically applied to automation projects. Register or Learn More
Course Details (each course):
Course Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration: $495 ISA Member; $565 Affiliate Member; $630 Community Member/List; $495 Group Rate
CEUs (PDHs): 0.7 (7)
Special Short Course Student Activity
A networking reception with light refreshments will be held each evening (Monday-Thursday) after class for students and instructors.
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