International Society of Automation News Release
Contact: Bernard H. Penney
ISA Announces Bill Hurley as Keynote Speaker for the Water & Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium
Research Triangle Park, NC (27 April 2009) –William J. Hurley, PE, manager at the Orange County Utilities Water Reclamation Division in Orlando, Florida, will present the keynote address at the 4th Annual ISA Water and Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium on 6 August 2009, at the Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando, FL.
Prior to his current position, Hurley was Section Manager for the South Water Reclamation Facility, which has a capacity of 43 million gallons per day (MGD) and is the largest treatment facility in Orange County, FL. His 34-year career includes several positions with various municipal governments, including positions such as Utilities Director for the City of Mayville, WI; Engineer Manager for the Rib Mountain Metropolitan Sewerage District in Wausau, WI; and Engineer Manager for the Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District in Kaukauna, WI.
Hurley was chosen as keynote speaker for his first hand operational experience in construction, start-up, and manning of various facilities; the largest being a 78 MGD wastewater treatment facility in Green Bay, WI.
Hurley will present his keynote to a technical audience representing the chemical, communications, instrumentation, measurement, analysis & control apparatus, and utility industries.
The symposium will feature technical sessions. Topics presented will include:
- Water & Wastewater Processing
- Automatic Controls Affecting the Process
- Instrumentation and Aeration
- Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
- Fiber Optic Network
- PC Based Control
- Programmable I/O
- Generator Control Systems
- And more
All symposium offerings, including technical sessions, industry training, vendor exhibits, and social networking events can be found online at www.isa.org/wwac or by calling (919) 549-8411.
Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation (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 North America. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).