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    Thursday, December 11 , 2014
    Social: 6:30 PM
    Dinner: 7:00 PM
    Program: 8:00 PM


    Program - “FDT technology, what is it?”
    Presented by Ahmik Hindman, Rockwell Automation
    FDT standardizes the communication and configuration interface between all
    field devices and host systems. FDT provides a common environment for
    accessing the devices’ most sophisticated features. Any device can be
    configured, operated, and maintained through the standardized user
    interface – regardless of supplier, type or communication protocol.

    3 key elements to understand FDT:

    The FDT interface – Integration standard

    The FDT interface is the specification describing the standardized data exchange between devices and control system or engineering or asset management tools.

    DTM – Device driver

    DTMs are classified into two categories :
    Device DTMs which connect to the field device configuration components
    CommDTMs which connect to the software communication components.

    The DTM provides a unified structure for accessing device parameters, configuring and operating the devices, and diagnosing problems. DTMs can range from a simple Graphical User Interface for setting device parameters to a highly sophisticated application capable of performing complex real-time calculations for diagnosis and maintenance purposes.
    Provided by the device manufacturer
    Represents the whole logic and parameters of a device
    Standardized interface to the FDT Frame Application
    Can be used in any FDT Frame Application
    DTM Style Guide

    Represents communication components like PC communication cards, couplers, gateways, remote I/Os, and linking devices.
    FDT Frame Application – Host system

    The Frame Application:
    The Frame Application is a software program that implements Device DTMs and CommDTMs. The Frame Application provides:

                   Common environment
                   User Management
                   DTM Management
                   Data Management
                   Network Configuration

    Please make reservations.  It helps us with planning if reservations are made
    To RSVP, contact Jon Mathison or 425-444-4751 by Thursday, December 4th.
    (People without reservations are welcome if space is available):

    Rockwell Anutomation
    Suite 150
    15375 SE 30th Place
    Bellevue, Washington

    Thursday, January 15, 2015



    Thursday, February 12, 2015
    Program: 6:00 PM
    Dinner/Social: following program




    Program - WASDOT Central Control
    Presented by Mann S. Sidhu, WSDOT
    Ever wonder how the on ramp lights are timed? Or those message boards on I-5? Or the traffic congestion map you can get on your phone? All of this stuff originates in the central control room of WSDOT. Their SCADA system has been developed and expanded over many years. Here you will have a chance to see the main control room for the system.
    To RSVP, contact Brian Mast or 425-877-4533

    WSDOT Central Control
    15700 Dayton Ave N
    Shoreline WA, 98133

    Thursday, March 19, 2015



    Thursday, April 16, 2015



    Program - CyberSecurity


    Saturday & Sunday,
    May 2 & 3, 2015

    District 9/10 Leadership Conference
    Come meet all the ISA section leaders in the 12 sections in Northwestern USA (AK, WA, OR, ID, MT, UT, & WY) & Western Canada (BC, AB, SK, & MB)
    Register at isaedmonton.org/dlc-registration/

    Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square
    612 2nd Avenue • Seattle,WA 98104

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Program – Light Rail Tour



    No Meeting in July



    No Meeting in August


    Thursday, September 17, 2015