Industry Events

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Calendar of Events

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May 2016

SplunkLive! Chicago

May 5, Chicago
At SplunkLive! Chicago, you’ll hear from industry experts, customers and technologists on how they’re turning machine data into actionable insights. Learn more. 

Schneider Electric CONNECT 2016

May 23-26, New Orleans, La.
The more the industrial landscape changes, the more critical it is for those who are living in it to stay in touch. Schneider Electric CONNECT 2016 is the place where customers, product specialists and partners can come together to share experiences in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. See old friends and make new ones. Learn what issues your peers are facing and how they are addressing them. Find out what is in the future for Foxboro, Triconex, Modicon, PlantStruxure PES and Remote SCADA. Learn more here.

62nd International instrumentation symposium (IIS)

May 24, Dayton, Ohio
IIS is recognized internationally as the outstanding forum for discussion of new and innovative instrumentation techniques, development and applications. The symposium will include ISA training, paper sessions, short courses, workshops and tutorials. Papers will be considered for publication in ISA’s technical journal, ISA Transactions, On-line Conference Proceedings and other ISA journals.

Automation Conference and Expo

May 24-25, Chicago
The Automation Conference & Expo is the leading educational and networking event for industrial automation professionals, renowned for its peer-to-peer educational approach. The fifth annual conference will cover issues that are front and center for manufacturers across all industries such as: cybersecurity concerns, leveraging the industrial Internet of Things, collaborative robotics, remote monitoring and control and much more.

June 2016

Rockwell Automation TechED USA

June 12-17, Orlando, Fla.
The Rockwell Automation TechED event is a week-long software training event for end-users, systems integrators, distributors, partners, machine builders, and Rockwell Automation technical and sales personnel. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions available in a classroom environment, participants gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture system is enabling companies across the globe to be the best they can be. Learn more here. 

ControlSoft PID Loop Tuning & APC Strategy

June 22-23, Atlanta, Ga.
In this PID Loop Tuning & APC Strategy course, you'll learn the basic terminology and building blocks of process control, as well as advanced process control techniques, using our control solutions. Learn how to evaluate and tune PID control loops and how to recognize when tuning is not the root cause of an issue. Working through real-time simulations, you’ll learn by doing and start thinking like an expert. Learn more here. 

August 2016

ISA water-wastewater symposium and automatic controls symposium

Aug. 2, Orlando, Fla.
Two full days of expert presentations on instrumentation, system integration, automation, plant case studies, new technologies, optimization, SCADA, HMI, human factors and alarm management.

Calibration Best Practices: Interactive Workshop

Aug. 8, Houston, Texas 
The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Strategic Partner for Calibration, Beamex, Inc., have announced the opening of attendee registration for Calibration Best Practices: Interactive Workshop. The jointly sponsored workshop will explore the latest insights, trends and best practices for process plant technicians and engineers seeking to improve calibration quality, safety, accuracy and efficiency. Instructors will discuss day-to-day challenges and how best to solve them through new and innovative strategies and advances in calibration technology—all designed to save time while achieving quality metrics and improving safety. Learn more. 

September 2016

Automation & Robotics Expo 2016

Sept. 23-25, Pune, India
The conference showcases one of the best available technologically empowered equipment, machinery and services catering to factory automation, robotics, industrial automation, system integration, field automation, drives and controls, logistics, hydraulics and pneumatics, building automation, etc.

Smart Industry 2016

Sept. 26-28, Chicago
Smart Industry 2016 will provide forward-thinking, actionable sessions to hundreds of industry professionals as they convene to discuss how smarter devices and sensors, pervasive digital networks and increasing powerful software applications continue to transform industry. Speakers from top manufacturers and experts focusing on technology, solutions and applications, and business transformation, will take the stage and share next-level advice and real world examples covering current and emerging benefits derived from IIoT implementation, increased efficiency, asset optimization, security and much more.

October 2016

2016 Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition – North America

Oct. 3-6, Orlando, Fla.
As in years past, the 2016 Users Conference & Exhibition will include daily keynotes, informative technical sessions, training workshops, essential application sessions, panel discussions and hands-on demonstrations. The goal is to bring together Yokogawa customers as well as supplier managers, engineers and technicians for networking, exchanging ideas and learning about Yokogawa's new solutions. Learn more here. 

Strategic Automation Leadership Conference

Oct. 12, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
The conference—from the International Society of Automation (ISA) and its strategic partner for calibration, Beamex, Inc.—will showcase the latest insights, trends and best practices for process plant operators seeking to improve calibration quality, safety, accuracy and profitability; lower costs and optimize production. Speakers will examine planning priorities—particularly in light of important market factors, such as the shortage of skilled workers and rapidly evolving technologies—as well as how to maximize process efficiencies. Learn more. 

November 2016

The European Autumn Gas Conference 2016 (EAGC)

Nov. 14-16, The Hague, Netherlands
EAGC is Europe's longest running commercial gas conference, and widely recognized as the premier event for senior executives and management teams from the world's largest gas and energy companies. At EAGC 2016 European gas markets will connect with new global opportunities. Atendees will learn about challenges and opportunities resulting from macro global impacts including new global sources and what this means for traditional suppliers and domestic sources. Learn more.

Rockwell Automation - Automation Fair 2016

Nov. 16-19, McCormick Place, Chicago