MAVERICK Technologies and International Society of Automation (ISA) are co-hosting a complimentary webinar on DCS migration. The 90-minute webinar, "Straight Talk on DCS Migration," is scheduled for January 29, 2013, at 12 p.m. EST, and it will feature a panel of experts discussing the trends and challenges of DCS migration.
Discussion will focus on real results observed in the field, while specific topics will include the principles of DCS migration, five pitfalls to avoid and many industry trends. The panel will also present a case study on a recent legacy platform migration and will open the floor for questions about specific migration issues.
Paul J. Galeski, CEO and founder of MAVERICK said that every day they talk to manufacturers who want to know more about DCS migration — including the risks involved, making the business case and how to get started. "We want manufacturers to avoid the migration mistakes we've seen others make. That is why we have partnered up with ISA to address those concerns in this webinar," said Galeski.
The webinar panel's has four engineers with 87 years of combined experience. They are: John Boyd, Chad Harper, Nick Sands and Matt Sigmon.
John Boyd serves as MAVERICK's technology leader for Rockwell Automation, leading the technical direction of the Rockwell platform. Chad Harper, MAVERICK's director of technology, directs subject matter experts in providing content for training programs, reusing strategies and ensuring project quality. Nick Sands works as a process control engineer at DuPont and was lead editor of the new ANSI/ISA alarm management standard for the process industries. Matt Sigmon works as director of DCSNext®, MAVERICK's solution for DCS migration.
If you are interested in joining the webinar, please register by visiting ISA's website at http://isa.org/MAVwebinar.