WBF conference adds tutorials on ISA-88, ISA-85, SP99

By Control Engineering Staff December 20, 2005

Orlando, FL —An expanded program at the upcoming WBF North American Conference will include updated tutorials on ISA-88 and ISA-95 and three new tutorials on SP99, application of B2MML schemas, and legal issues in the automation industry. The Forum for Automation and Manufacturing Professionals event is scheduled for Mar. 5-8 in Atlanta.

According to WBF Chairman Maurice Wilkins, Director of Automation, Millennium Specialty Chemicals, a Lyondell Co., this year’s conference agenda will include user forums, case studies, standards tutorials, dual-track sessions, a sponsor showcase, and panel discussions. “We’re especially excited about the MESA International session on system security,” he added. MESA International is a WBF-affiliated organization.

WBF promotes the exchange of information on the management, operation, and automation of manufacturing processes. It integrates management and technical disciplines needed to advance batch, continuous, and discrete manufacturing knowledge and technology. The conference is open to members and non-members. Click here to register or for more information.

—Control Engineering Daily News DeskJeanine Katzel, senior editor, jkatzel@reedbusiness.com