ISA NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Focuses on Wireless Solutions for Manufacturing Automation
Research Triangle Park, NC (19 April 2007) - ISA has announced a two day conference entitled "Wireless Solutions for Manufacturing Automation:
Insights for Technology and Business Success," to be held 23-24 July
2007 at the Marriott Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC, Canada.
The two day program provides enterprise management and senior technical personnel with business insights into the current state of wireless technologies for manufacturing and control systems. It is intended to facilitate understanding of the technology issues and business considerations that underlie effective decisions on when and where wireless solutions in the industrial environment are appropriate.
Program topics include:
* Overview of wireless technology
* Current state of commercialization of wireless solutions
* Current state of standards for wireless solutions
* Making the business case for implementing wireless solutions
* Case histories of wireless implementations
Industry expert speakers and presenters are expected, with announcements to come. A tutorial will precede the conference on 22 July 2007 for those attendees that wish to have a more in-depth understanding of wireless technical issues. Open meetings of ISA-SP100 standards committees addressing wireless systems for automation will follow the conference on 25-27 July 2007.
Attendees can register online at www.isa.org/wsummit or by calling (919) 549-8411. The cut-off date for hotel conference rates is 21 June 2007.
Exhibits and sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information on the conference, contact Rodney Jones at (919) 990-9418.
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).