Safety Conference in Edmonton November 27-29, 2012

IDC Technology is hosting a conference and two half-day workshops in Edmonton later this month with workshops presented by both Paul Gruhn on Safety system and John Cusimano on "Assessing the Security of Industrial Control Systems Using Threat Modeling" Tuesday November 27. This is followed by a 2 day conference that has 17 different presentations, including two by myself but also a veritable "who's who of the safety industry in Western Canada including Ken Bingham from ACM Automation.

My second presentation will talk about the ISA84 WG8 work on Wireless for Safety applications team that is being led by Greg LaFramboise of Chevron ETC in California.

The conference brochure can be found at while registration is at

Looking forward to seeing some of you there! - Ian

Ian Verhappen is a contributor and blogger for Control and Control Design. He has 25+ years experience in instrumentation, controls and automation. You can email him at or check out his Google+ profile.