Brown Bag Lunch Session: 11:30AM - 1PM
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Happy Hour Session: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
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The presentation can be found Here
Please join us in wecoming Robert E. Sherman and Gary Rathwell as our December speakers addressing a timely and important subject - Cybersecurity.
Date: December 8, 2020
Time: Brown Bag Session 11:30AM to 12:30 PM PDT
Happy Hour Session: 6:00PM to 7:00 PM PDT
Where: Virtual Meeting Come back for link to meeting
About the speakers
Robert E. Sherman
Bob has been a member of ISA for most of his professional career is:
Bob has served on ISA Standards Committees including ISA5-Documentation of Measurement & Control Instruments & Systems, ISA5.1 - Instrumentation Symbols and Identification, and ISA76 - Composition Analyzers where he had a lead role in the development of many ANSI/ISA SP76 components.
Bob has been the Process Analyzer System SME for AMOCO (now BP) - 12 years, BP-Husky - 3 years, Valero Energy - 3 years, and Site SME for CVR Energy (Wynnewood) - 2 years. He served in Senior Technical and middle management roles for several large Engineering Contractors, both in both America and Asia.
Bob has authored two major industry volumes on Process Analyzer Systems:
"Analytical Instrumentation" - part of the ISA "Practical Guide for Measurement and Control" series and "Process Analyzer Sample-Conditioning System Technology" - part of the Wiley Series in Chemical Engineering.
Bob currently solves challenging Process Analyzer Applications utilizing leading-edge Process Analyzers.
The presentation is in downloads section of this website.
Gary has been a member of ISA since 1976 and has served on standards bodies including ISA95 - Enterprise Integration, ISA108 - Intelligent Device Management and ISA99 - Cybersecurity.
He spent 6 years in oil refinery operations and optimization, 10 years in petrochemicals process control and optimization, 10 years as the Functional Leader of Control Systems and Systems Integration for a large engineering contractor, and 20 years as President of ECI Ltd, providing Enterprise Master Planning and Project Management for mega projects around the world.
Gary has also authored dozens of publications and presentations on the above topics including "A Handbook on Master Planning and Implementation", "The PERA Master Planning Guide" and the PERA Enterprise Integration Website.
The presentation is in downloads section of this website.
Join us for a Webinar discussing the advancements, applications and benefits of Magnetic Flow Meters!
Flow measurement is vital across every industry that utilizes liquids. Instrumentation manufacturers have been investing huge capital into analyzing the changing needs of industrial markets in order to improve their offerings to the world. While there are many ways to measure flow, this presentation will focus on the rapidly growing use of Magnetic Flow Meter technology and the applications suitable for its use across a wide range of industries. Discussion on the technology inner workings will give insight and a greater understanding of the flow options available for tough applications.
Recent studies of the industrial flow market in N. America are suggesting massive growth in the use of Magnetic Flow Meters through this decade. Rising interest in highly accurate and precise equipment for flow calibration is driving growth of intelligent meters. This is happening in part to the emerging on-board diagnostics of transmitters being developed and improved. Increased manufacturer investments in Mag Meters has widened their use as a potential solution for tough applications.
The presentation is in downloads section of this newsletter
Where: Virtual Meeting (Please return for access link)
This month's speaker:
Jack Mokler, BSME
Engineered Products Account Manager
Innovative Process Controls
Jack is a Los Angeles local account manager from Innovative Process Controls, a vendor and advisor for Process Instrumentation applications and a team comprised entirely of engineers. Has worked across a great deal of industrial and municipal applications over the course of several years with broad industry knowledge. Mechanical Engineering background with a focus on Fluid Dynamics and Control Systems.
ISA Connect is a community, just for you - our members - to take part in technical conversations and build your professional network. You can also learn more about and interact with local sections, technical divisions, and find the space where you want to engage in ISA.
This month's meeting will be a combination leader led and video training session on how to access ISAConnect.
We hope you will join us for our Brown Bag Session or Evening Happy Hour session
Electronic Remote Sensors (ERS) for DP Measurement Applications
by Pat Carroll - Emerson Level Business Development Manager
The meeting will cover:
Pat is a Level Business Development Manager Supporting Customers and teh sales team in the Western United States and Canada. He is based in Northern California. Pat has worked for Emerson for over 29 years. He worked for Life Cycle Services for 18 years as a field service technician and trainer supporting the Rosemount Measurement and Rosemount Flow business units. Pat has served in his current role for the past 12 years. As a Level BDM, he strives to work with customers to address challenging level applications and get the right technology installed to achieve an accurate, robust, and reliable level measurement solution.
In his spare time, Pat enjoys traveling, skiing, attempting to golf, and taking long walks on beaches and parks with his dog.
This presentation will be delivered electronically via Webex.
Brown Bag Session at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Meeting Password: zbQmEgFT238
September 15, 2020
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Happy Hour Session at 4:30PM - 5:30PM
NFPA Standards & Recommended Practices
Michael Madzy, Application Specialist with Honeywell Thermal Solutions
Mike brings a wealth knowledge about Burner Management and we have worked closely with Mike at ISA LA to bring you this technical presentation.
• Mike provides technical and sales support for Honeywell’s Industrial Flame Monitoring portfolio (since the acquisition of IRIS Systems in 2011)
• Educated at the State University of New York at Delhi
• Started field career as an Industrial Service & Commissioning technician in 1991
• Mechanical Retrofit Project “Engineer” from 1997-2003 in the NY, NJ, CT, and Texas
• Application Specialist for Air Dehumidification Equipment Manufacturer based in Israel in 2004
• Sales Engineer for a Honeywell Distributor in 2005
• Joined Honeywell in 2006 as a Contractor Development Specialist – mentoring Honeywell’s contractor partners
• Since 2012 Mike has focused on Burner Management applications requiring self-checking fail safe flame detection
14 July 2020
4:00 PM PST