International Society of Automation News Release
ISA Announces Topics and Participating Companies of its Security Track at ISA Automation Week 2010
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (22 September 2010)—The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today the offerings of its Security Track at ISA Automation Week 2010: Technology and Solutions Event, Tuesday, 4-7 October 2010, at the Westin Galleria Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA.
ISA’s Security Track offers a variety of topics to keep professionals current on the latest topics, including regulatory issues, alarming and monitoring, firewalls, encryption, physical security, safeguarding energy reserves, and others. Security standards ISA99, NIST 800, and will also be addressed.
Sessions will include paper presentations and participants from notable companies including AkzoNobel; Constellation Energy; OSIsoft, LLC; ENGlobal; Yokogawa; Apprion; Exida; Shell; ABB; and others.
Security Track session titles include:
“ISA’s conferences continue to be the best place for security professionals working at any level from facilities to engage in thought-provoking discussions on issues that affect our world,” said ISA Automation Week Program Committee Co-chair, Gerald Cockrell of Indiana State University. “Each year, industry’s top professionals attend to share their research and knowledge, which really has developed the program into what it is today.”
ISA Automation Week is a technical conference that covers two and a half days of sessions, and includes two keynote addresses, networking and social events, and a 10,000-square-foot exhibit area that features more than 100 exhibitors.
Conference registration includes hospitality, meals, and more. Register online at www.isaautomationweek.org/register or call ISA for assistance at +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 conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).