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Contact: Jennifer Infantino
Automation Standards Briefings Held at ISA EXPO 2006 in Houston
Research Triangle Park, NC (5 October 2006) - Industry standards reflect the consensus experience and insights of automation experts from around the world. Industrial leaders will be sharing the latest standards updates with ISA EXPO attendees on 17-19 October at Reliant Center in Houston, Texas. The 30-minute Automation Standards Briefings will give attendees an opportunity to learn more about the work of leading professionals and industry associations to develop industry standards and guidelines.
"These sessions will update attendees on ISA Standards as well as other leading industry-wide initiatives that affect the world of automation," said Chip Lee, ISA Publishing Director.
The briefings schedule is:
Tuesday, 17 October, 2006
10:30 a.m. Joe Bingham ISA-SP101: Human-Machine Interface
11:00 a.m. Dick Oyen Security Considerations of the New OPC Unified
1:30 p.m. Bryan Singer ISA-SP99: Security Standards for Industrial Automation
2:00 p.m. Tom Burke Future of Real-time Architecture
2:30 p.m. Charlie Gifford Metrics that Matter: Uncovering KPIs that Justify Plant Improvements
3:00 p.m. Dennis Brandl WBF: Business to Manufacturing Markup Language (B2MML)
3:30 p.m. Alan Johnston MIMOSA's OSA-CBM (Open Systems Architecture for Condition Based Maintenance) Version 3.1 Specifications
4:00 p.m. Wayne Manges ISA-SP100: Wireless Systems for Automation
Wednesday, 18 October, 2006
10:30 a.m. Bill Cotter and OMAC MSMUG: Working Together for a Better Future Jim Bauhs
11:00 a.m. Keith Unger Manufacturing Interoperability Guideline Working Group: A Collaborative Venture of OAGI, WBF, ISA, MIMOSA, and OPC
1:30 p.m. William Johnson ISA-SP84: Functional Safety Standards for Industry
2:00 p.m. Dennis Brandl ISA-SP88: Batch Control and Beyond
2:30 p.m. Keith Unger ISA-SP95: Enterprise-Control System Integration Standards
Thursday, 19 October, 2006
10:30 a.m. Dave Bauman OMAC Packaging Work Group
11:00 a.m. Mark Coppler ISA-SP12: Standards on Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Locations
For more information on the sessions, visit http://www.isa.org/expo/html/standards_advancing_automation.HTM.
About ISA EXPO 2006
ISA EXPO 2006 (http://www.isa.org/expo) provides automation and control professionals a venue for dialogue, discussion and discovery. Interact with more than 15,000 professionals from around the globe, learn from industry experts, and test-drive best in class solutions from industry leaders and cutting edge start ups.
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).