ISA Announces Details of 51st Annual Instrumentation Symposium
Research Triangle Park, NC (12 April 2005) -- The 51st International Instrumentation Symposium (IIS) will be held on 8-12 May 2005 in Knoxville, TN.
The symposium program features technical papers presented by industry experts, a vendor product exhibition, tutorials, and training seminars. Conference topics include measurement/sensors, instrumentation systems, wireless systems, sensors/detectors for Homeland Security, MEMS, instruments in physical science, and data systems. Training courses include Implementing Wireless Technology, Introduction to Measurement Uncertainty, and Selection and Application of Process Measurement Sensors.
The keynote will be delivered by Elaine Seat, Ph.D., University of Tennessee on "Realizing Your Potential." Exhibiting companies include Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation, Cleveland Electric Laboratories Co., Elpro Technologies, Horiba International Corporation, Phoenix Contact, and Safe Guards Technology Inc.
To register call (919) 549-8411 or go to www.isa.org/iis. For more information, contact Susan Joseph-Reel at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rodney Jones at email@example.com.
Founded in 1945, ISA (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in the Western Hemisphere. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).
WBF provides an open forum for the exchange of information related to the management, operation, and automation of manufacturing processes. Created in 1994, members of the non-profit, professional organization include end-users, vendors, consultants and academics. WBF provides organization, management, and structure to facilitate networking among its members and sharing of knowledge and information related to manufacturing processes. WBF documents best practices and guidelines for implementation of standards that apply to batch control and the exchange of batch data, as well as conducting technical conferences and technical training programs. WBF is a founding charter member of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org). More information about WBF is available at www.wbf.org.
OMAC–The Open Modular Architecture Controls Users’ Group (www.omac.org) is an affiliate organization of ISA- The Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society- and works to collectively derive common solutions for both technical and non-technical issues in the development, implementation, and commercialization of open, modular architecture control (OMAC) technologies, and to facilitate the accelerated development and convergence of industry and government developed OMAC technology guidelines to one set that satisfies common use requirements. OMAC has about 500 member representatives from end-user companies, OEM's, and technology providers and integrator companies. OMAC currently operates three Work Groups: Packaging Machinery, Manufacturing Infrastructure, and Machine Tool. OMAC is a founding charter member of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).