Discover the latest in the analytical sciences at ISA’s 2018 Analysis Division Symposium

  • March 14, 2018
  • Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Register today to take advantage of an expert-driven technical program, solution showcase and numerous training opportunities.

The International Society of Automation (ISA) today announces the opening of registration for its 2018 Analysis Division Symposium, which will explore the latest advances in process analytics techniques and applications, 23-25 April 2018 in scenic Galveston, Texas, USA.

The extensive conference program incorporates the critical insights of leading experts who will deliver peer-reviewed technical papers; provide important technical updates; highlight trends and innovations; and review best practices and success stories in the process analytical arena. Attendees also will enjoy:

  • Face-to-face Interaction with leading analysis professionals and current thought leaders.
  • Networking with process analyzer manufacturing and solution company representatives about new products and applications during the vendor showcase.

In addition, two valuable professional development opportunities are offered: fundamental and advanced analyzer training on Sunday, 22 April, and vendor-led product training on Thursday, 26 April.

Get up to date on emerging developments and the latest analyzer solutions
Among the range of analytical techniques, instrumentation innovations and issues to be discussed and explored in detail are:

  • Sampling systems
  • Chromatography
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chemiluminescence
  • Chemical analyzers
  • Gas detectors
  • Systems integration
  • Physical properties
  • Emerging technologies
  • Maintenance
  • Validation/calibration
  • Environmental impacts
  • And more!

Expert-led technical and product training

Both fundamental- and advanced-level training will be offered on Sunday, 22 April from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The training courses are outlined below.

Fundamentals of Process Analyzers:

  • Analyzer engineering
  • Spectroscopy
  • Oxygen analysis
  • Chromatography
  • Sample conditioning systems
  • Analyzer system design

Advanced Analyzers and Design:

  • Advanced Sample System Design
  • Chemometrics for Analyzers

Leading companies also will provide practical product/equipment training on Thursday, 26 April from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participating vendor sessions include:

  • ABB
  • Siemens
  • Yokogawa
  • Ametek
  • Servomex Thermo Scientific
  • Process Instruments 
  • Emerson

Note that registration for all training courses is separate from, and in addition to, the conference registration fee.

A scenic beachfront location on Galveston Island

Galveston Island combines state-of-the-art meetings facilities with a tropical paradise complete with sparkling Gulf Coast beaches, adventure attractions, rich history, unique shopping and culture. Galveston is home to one of the largest collections of well-preserved Victorian architecture in the country and is a premier Texas cruise port. Located just 50 miles south of Houston, this small island possesses all the charm of a historic beach town while offering modern amenities.

About the ISA Analysis Division

The ISA Analysis Division aims to contribute to the professional involved in every aspect of process stream and laboratory methods of analysis, from theory and development to application, training, calibration, and others. The ISA Analysis Division facilitates program development, implementation and effectiveness through integrated planning, measurement, evaluation and interventions; and supports various specialties, including spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry and sample handling.

About ISA

The International Society of Automation ( is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

ISA owns, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (, an association of non-profit organizations serving as "The Voice of Automation." Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute ( and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (