Processing Magazine

Expert insights on key industry trends

September 28, 2005

The Automation Connection Series sessions, held on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 25-26, 2005, are open to all ISA EXPO 2005 attendees at no charge and cover topics relevant to attendees'' professional and corporate success. This series offers a chance to listen to and talk with the world''s leading authorities on automation, and features a Q&A session at the end of each session. The presenters offer valuable advice on implementing the latest industry trends. ISA publications written by many of the presenters will also be available for purchase after each session.


Bob Webb

Electronic Security for Manufacturing and Control Series - Overview

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Jonas Berge

Software for Automation - Architecture, Integration, and Security

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Ron Dieck

Profitability and Data Quality Essentials

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Bill Goble

Safety Instrumented Systems Verification - Practical Probabilistic


12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Dick Morley

Technology - The Dark Side: Tales from the Automation Sandbox

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Dick Caro

Wireless Networks and RFID for Industrial Automation

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Greg McMillan

The Life of an Automation Professional

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Vernon Trevathan

Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge

4: 15 - 4:45 p.m.


George Buckbee

Automation Applications for the Biopharmaceutical Industry

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Nick Sands

Alarm Management

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

David Spitzer

Making Informed Decisions About Level Gauge Performance

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Peter Martin

Strategies for Measuring and Improving Automation System Performance for

the Ultimate Goal - The Bottom Line

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Jonas Berge

Fieldbuses for Process Control

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Paul Gruhn

How to Specify, Analyze, Design, and Document a Safety System

4: 15 - 4:45 p.m.