17 November 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET

ISA PIC is THE Process Event for Industry Professionals

This year’s event has been expanded to deliver more comprehensive technical content to a broader range of professionals in the energy processing and process manufacturing industries.  

ISA's 2020 Virtual Process Industry Conference combines the technical expertise, knowledge, and experience of ISA—the global leader in process automation standards, training, and education—along with leading experts across critical areas covering: process instrumentation/control, cybersecurity & safety systems, open architecture & infrastructure, and operational excellence. 


Keynote Presenters

Keynote presenters will reflect on the imagination of today’s thought leaders and innovators and provide perspective on the latest advances and trends in manufacturing technologies and applications. 

Technical Tracks

Comprehensive technical tracks will cover the crucial issues facing today’s manufacturing decision-makers—and those expected to determine both success and failure in the years ahead. 

Exhibitor Showcase

An exhibitor showcase of networking and promotional opportunities providing prime access to key industry products, services, and solutions.  


Auditorium: Track 1

9:00 am ET

Exhibit Hall Opens

9:30 am ET

Exhibitor Lounge Discussion

10:00 am ET

Disruptive Times: Making Your Own Path
Kelly Hall, CEO
Vermillion Power Technologies, Inc.

10:30 am ET


11:00 am ET

Reality-Based Training for Instant and Long-Term Results
Magnus Gyllenstrand, Training Manager
Emerson Process Solutions

11:30 am ET


12:00 pm ET

Developing Sustainable Optimized HVAC Systems Using Machine Learning Algorithms
Shamik Choudhury, Consultant Data Scientist

12:30 pm ET

Lunch Break

13:30 pm ET

Wireless Technology Enabling IIoT for Mature Offshore Oil and Gas Production Facilities
Sharul A. Rashid, Custodian Engineer Instrument and Control
Jimmy Chan Kai Lung, Principal Engineer, Instrumentation & Control

14:00 pm ET


14:30 pm ET

Digital Transformation Panel Discussion
Marc de Buyl, RevaCel, Inc.
Hani Elshahawi, Shell International Exploration & Production
Dave Lafferty, Scientific Technical Services
Ken Nguyen, BP
Moderator: Steve Mustard, au2mation.com & ISA 2021 president-elect

15:30 pm ET

Bringing it Full Circle: The State of Process Automation
Don Bartusiak, President, Collaborative Systems Integration & Co-Chair
Open Process Automation Forum

16:00 pm ET

Networking/Happy Hour Chat

17:00 pm ET


Auditorium: Track 2

***On-Demand Bonus Recordings!***
Content previously delivered as part of the
2020 ISA Virtual Digital Transformation in Deepwater Production Conference

Session 1

Challenges in Implementing IoT and Digital Transformation
Andrea Course, Venture Principal

Session 2

What is the Role of Standards and Technology in Getting Data Ready for Analytics?
Johan Krebbers, IT CTO & VP TaCIT Architecture

Session 3

Ability to Virtualize Access to Data
Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Principal and Chief Scientist
Khosh Consulting

Session 4

Dynamic Digital Twin Panel Discussion
Ken Nguyen, Project Manager - Major Capital Projects

Hani Elshahawi
Digitalization Lead - Deepwater Technologies,
Shell International Exploration and Production

Joe Little
Consultant and Board Advisor
Ouijo Consulting

Marc de Buyl
President & CEO
RevaCel, Inc.

Session 5

Technology Demo - Digital Twin and Augmented Reality by VisCo
Oystein Stray, CEO

Bendik Bendikson, Creative Director

Session 6

Understanding the Digital Twin Value Chain
Satyam Priyadarshy, Managing Director-India Centre & Technology Fellow and Chief Data Scientist

Conference Pricing

Before 6 November:

ISA Member: FREE
Non-Member/List: FREE 

After 6 November:

ISA Member: 80 USD
100 USD  


ISA introduces the Virtual Events Program, a series of virtual opportunities based on the pre-developed content for each event. These webinars and virtual events allow our registrants, members, and customers to engage with expert speakers, ask questions and participate in live, on-line discussions. Visit www.isa.org/virtualevents for more details.  

Virtual Events Program

Program Committee

Technical Program Chair
Edward Naranjo

ARC Advisory Group Chair
Mark Luciw

Center for Operator Performance Chair
Dave Strohbar

Society for Underwater Technology Chair
Christopher Curran

Open Process Automation Form Chair
Don Bartusiak

Education Division Chair
Kelvin Erickson

Security Division Co-Chair
Marco Ayala

Yogesh Balagee

ACARD Session Moderator
Jayesh Kumbar Barve

Interim ACARD Chair
Rohit Kadam

Education Division Chair
Kelvin Erickson

Safety Division Chair
Simon Lucchini

Safety Session Moderator
AnnCharlott Enberg

Safety Session Moderator
Murtaza Gandhi

Safety Session Moderator
Greg Hardin

PMCD Chair
Sandeep Vysyaraju

PMCD Session Moderator
Zain Ali

PMCD Session Moderator
Pankaj Goel

PMCD Session Moderator
Haritha Srinivasan

ChemPID Session Moderator
Jessica Kam

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