ISA Conference to Include Tour of Water Treatment Facility

By Chemical Processing staff

Jan 14, 2013

The International Society of Automation’s 2013 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium will take place Aug. 6- 8 at the Crowne Plaza Orlando-Universal Hotel in Orlando, ISA announced Jan. 14.

The annual symposium offers an opportunity for automation, instrumentation and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) professionals in the water and wastewater sectors to share ideas, network and earn continuing education credits.

The 2013 ISA WWAC Symposium is a three-day event that focuses on the challenges associated with providing reliable, secure and cost-efficient automation for the world’s municipal water/wastewater infrastructure. The gathering features two full days of technical speakers/presentations, networking events, a poster session and a supplier showcase.

This year’s program also includes an optional tour of a local water treatment facility and two optional short courses on SCADA cybersecurity and flow meter section/sizing.

There are still a few speaking slots left in the technical program. The symposium program committee extends an open invitation for potential speakers to submit 250-word abstracts for a 30-minute talk and a six- to 12-page paper and/or poster. Abstracts are due by Jan. 31.

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