2018 Process Control & Safety Symposium & Exhibition, Houston, TX | ISA

Safe, secure process control doesn't just happen.

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Training: 5 November Conference: 6-8 November 2018 Houston, TX USA

ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium and Exhibiton

ISA’s Process Control & Safety (PCS) Symposium and Exhibition returns to Houston this November. Sponsored by the Process Measurement and Control, Safety and Security, Chemical and Petroleum, Communications, Education, Pulp and Paper, and Management Divisions of ISA, this word-class event will bring together the best and brightest minds process control and safety to provide the latest updates, trends, and expert projections! 

See photos from last year's event here.


Presentation Topics Include:

Process Control

  • Process Optimization
  • Procedural Control Applications
  • Automation Projcts and Project Management
  • Operator Performance (HMI, Alarm Management, and Training)
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Intelligent Device Management
  • SCADA Projects and Applications

Cybersecurity

  • Cybersecurity and Functional Safety Lifecycle
  • Supply Chain Cybersecurity
  • Best Practices in Cyberecurity Risk Assessment

Safety Systems

  • SIL Determination
  • Functional Safety LIfecycle Data Flow

Interested in presenting? Share your expertise at the 2018 event. Download the Call for Papers here. Abstracts are due 4 May.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend 

1. View state-of-the-art products and technology services and solutions 

2. Gain a competitve edge by participating in ISA training courses

3. Attend thought-provoking keynote sessions delivered by industry leaders

4. Participate in a variety of technical tracks and topical sessions

5. Network with peers and make valuable professional connections


AGENDA SAMPLE

Tuesday, 6 November:

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Registration

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.: Breakfast/Networking/Exhibits

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Welcome Remarks, Keynote Presentation

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Session 1 Track Break Outs  

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch/Networking/Exhibits

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Session 2 Track Break Outs

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Session 3 Track Break Outs 

5:00 p.m.: Opening Night Reception


Wednesday, 7 November:

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Registration

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.: Breakfast/Networking/Exhibits

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Keynote Presentation

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Session 1 Track Break Outs  

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch/Networking/Exhibits

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Session 2 Track Break Outs

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Session 3 Track Break Outs 

5:00 p.m.: Evening Reception 


Thursday, 8 November:

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Registration

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.: Breakfast/Networking/Exhibits

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Keynote Presentation 

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

10:00am-11:30am: Session 1 Track Break Outs 

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch/Networking/Exhibits

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Session 2 Track Break Outs  

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Networking Break and Exhibits

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Session 3 Track Break Outs  

**Subject to change, as the final program is still under developement.

TRAINING

Cutting-edge technical training for the everchanging automation industry

To complement the content you gain through your attendance, a number of ISA-sponsored, technical training courses will be offered before and after the event. The course list will be posted on this site soon; check back for more information on training opportunities being offered at this year's event.

Note: Registration for training courses is separate from, and in addition to, your conference registration fee.  

For more information or to register, click on the course link above, or contact ISA at +1 919-549-8411 or info@isa.org.  

SPONSORS

Thank You to Our 2017 PCS Champions!

Platinum Champions

Gold Champions

Silver Champion

Bronze Champion

Media Sponsor

2017 EXHIBITORS

ALTIZON Applied Control Engineering, Inc ae Solutions Applitek NV BakerRisk Classic Automation Clearguard Draeger, Inc. DYNAMICS Scientific Production Center USA, INC. Emerson Automation Solutions Emphatec exida  

HIMA Americas Honeywell/Relevant Solutions Kinetrol Mangan Software Solutions Maverick Technologies Neste Jacobs Pointfar Automation Radiflow, Ltd. Rockwell Automation Schneider Electric United Electric Controls Weintek USA, Inc. Wood Group

Exhibit/Sponsorship Opportunities! 

PCS 2018 will give you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with a variety of industry decision makers searching for solutions, products, services and partners they can trust to make their jobs easier.  

Guarantee your access to this prime audience of prospects, customers, buyers, and influential leaders in the process control and safety industries. Contact one of our event specialists below for more information!  

Laura Martinez 919-314-6708 lmartinez@automation.com  

Chris Nelson 919-990-9265 chris@automation.com  

Richard Simpson 919-414-7395 richard@automation.com