ISA NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Announces POWID Symposium Dates and Call for Papers
Research Triangle Park, NC (7 November 2007) - ISA will host the 51st annual POWID symposium, and, in conjunction with EPRI, the 18th annual joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, 8-13 June 2008.
The conference gives power industry leaders information on the latest innovations in instrumentation, automation, security, and business systems technology. Technical sessions, tutorials, social events, an exhibit, and a group event will be highlights of the event, located at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort.
Abstracts may be submitted for the conference session presentations through 15 January 2008. Conference sessions will focus on power plant control advances, productivity technologies, nuclear power instrumentation and control resources, power plant safety and training, control and information systems security, and turbine control systems. In addition to the informative sessions and paper presentations, ISA training courses, standards committee meetings, and an annual awards luncheon will also be held during the conference.
EPRI, the co-sponsor of the conference, conducts research on issues of interest to the electric power industry in the United States. EPRI is an independent, nonprofit organization funded by the electric utility industry.
For more information about the symposium, or to submit an abstract, visit www.isa.org/powersymp.
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).