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2014 Process Control and Safety SymposiumSouth Houston, TX10/6/2014 12:00:00 AM
Location & Accommodations
is scheduled for Monday, 06 Oct 2014
The event will be held at: South Houston, TX
Thank you for your interested in ISA's 2014 PCS Symposium. On-line Registration is currently closed. You may register by calling (919) 549-8411 or you may register on-site in Houston, Texas.
ISA announces that all the rooms within the ISA room block at the Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria (the conference hotel) have been sold out and the deadline for obtaining the discounted ISA rate has passed. However, there are still rooms available at the hotel at its regular rates.
In addition, there are several hotels nearby the Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria. Four of these hotels are listed below. To gain details regarding rates and availability, refer to their respective websites and phone numbers.
Click here to access the 2014 Process Control and Safety Symposium advanced program.
Click here to access the event registration form.
IC39C-Introduction to the Management of Alarm Systems This course focuses on the key activities of the alarm management lifecycle provided in the ANSI/ISA18.00.02 standard, Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries. The activities include the alarm philosophy development, alarm rationalization, basic alarm design, advanced alarm techniques, Human Machine Interface (HMI) design for alarms, monitoring, assessment, management of change, and audit.
IC32C- Introduction to Industrial Automation Security and the ANSI/ISA99 (IEC 62443) StandardsUnderstanding how to secure factory automation, process control, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) networks is critical if you want to protect them from viruses, hackers, spies, and saboteurs. This seminar teaches you the basics of the ISA/IEC 62443 standards and how these can be applied in the typical factory or plant. In this seminar, you will be introduced to the terminology, concepts, and models, as well as the element of creating a cybersecurity management system will be explained along with how these should be applied to industrial automation and control systems.
EC50C- Introduction to Safety Instrumented Systems There are many different ways of designing a safety instrumented system (SIS). Questions like these are being asked by users and engineering firms alike:
Debate continues as to how one even makes these choices (past experience, qualitative judgment, quantitative analysis, etc.). This seminar will cover the basics of what needs to be done in the design and selection of safety systems.
IC85C- Industrial Wireless SystemsWireless systems and wireless technologies have advanced to the point where stable, robust, and secure networks are ready for deployment in industrial settings. As such, professionals crossing many disciplines (e.g., process, automation, IT, controls) come face-to-face with understanding the implications and opportunities that such wireless networks may provide to them and their plant. This course will cover the most relevant details associated with industrial wireless systems with an emphasis towards how the various technological choices coexist, interoperate, and interact with each other.
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Full registration includes:
(ISA training course registration is separate)
$515 ISA Member
$645 Community Member/List
$100 Student (banquet not included)
$250 Nonworking Retiree (banquet not included)
Confirmed Speaker Pricing
$100 - 1 Day Event Speaker
$300 - 3 Day Event Speaker
Dates: 9-12 November 2015
Hours: 7am to 9pm
Registration Cutoff Date: 11/9/2015
Houston Marriott Westchase
2900 Briarpark Drive
Houston, TX 77042
Phone: +1 713-978-7400 www.isa.org/PCS2015hotel
Rates: $185.00 per night (ask for the ISA PMCD/Safety-Security Symposium Rate)
Cut-off date: 18 October 2015