Wireless: Conference on automation insights
ISA has announced a two-day conference entitled "Wireless Solutions for Manufacturing Automation: Insights for Technology and Business Success," to be held July, 23-24, 2007, at the Marriott Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC, Canada.
Research Triangle Park , NC – ISA has announced a two-day conference entitled “Wireless Solutions for Manufacturing Automation: Insights for Technology and Business Success,” to be held July, 23-24, 2007, at the Marriott Vancouver Airport in Richmond, BC, Canada. Wireless technologies can benefit machine control applications, as well as broader uses industrial networks.
The two day program provides enterprise management and senior technical personnel with business insights into the current state of wireless technologies for manufacturing and control systems. It is intended to facilitate understanding of the technology issues and business considerations that underlie effective decisions on when and where wireless solutions in the industrial environment are appropriate. Program topics include: overview of wireless technology current state of commercialization of wireless solutions, current state of standards for wireless solutions, making the business case for implementing wireless solutions, and case histories of wireless implementations.
Industry expert speakers and presenters are expected, with announcements to come. A tutorial will precede the conference on July, 22, 2007, for those attendees that wish to have a more in-depth understanding of wireless technical issues. Open meetings of ISA-SP100 standards committees addressing wireless systems for automation will follow the conference on July, 25-27, 2007.
Attendees can register online or by calling (919) 549-8411. The cut-off date for hotel conference rates is June, 21, 2007.
Edited by C.G. Masi, senior editor, Control Engineering Machine Control eNewsletter firstname.lastname@example.org