International Society of Automation News Release
Contact: Bernard H. Penney
ISA EXPO 2009 Offers Wireless and Networking Exchange in Houston, Texas
Research Triangle Park, NC (23 September 2009) –ISA will bring the Wireless and Networking Exchange to ISA EXPO 2009 at the Reliant Center, Houston, Texas, USA, on 6-8 October 2009.
The wireless and networking exchange technical conference sessions will cover information on every mode of industrial networking, including wireless, fieldbuses and protocols, fiber optics, industrial Ethernet, SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), signal compatibility, safety buses, EDDL (Electronic Device Description Language), FDT, network selection, and ISA-100 wireless standards. Conference presenters include experts from Ford, Boeing, BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, PPG, Anheuser-Busch, Shell, Bechtel, and more.
Just announced, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will offer a one-day workshop for wireless sensors for the factory floor on Tuesday, 6 October at ISA EXPO 2009. The workshop, titled "Future Directions and Priorities for 21st Century Agile Manufacturing," will help identify industry needs, define current and future challenges, and highlight end-user priorities in using wireless sensors for shop floor applications to achieve 21st century agile manufacturing. Results of the workshop will help set future directions for research and development and set the basis for new standards.
Those interested in learning more about or attending this free workshop should contact Kang Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Wireless and Networking Exchange or the one-day workshop, visit www.isa.org/expo or call + 1 919 549 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).