ISA, EPRI to talk power in Scottsdale, Ariz., next June

Nov. 8, 2007

Research Triangle Park, N.C. - ISA will host the 51st annual POWID symposium, and in conjunction with EPRI, the 18th annual joint ISA POWID/EPRI Controls and Instrumentation Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, 8-13 June 2008.

The conference gives power industry leaders information on the latest innovations in instrumentation, automation, security and business systems technology. Technical sessions, tutorials, social events, an exhibit and a group event will be highlights of the event, located at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort.

Abstracts may be submitted for the conference session presentations through 15 January 2008. Conference sessions will focus on power plant control advances, productivity technologies, nuclear power instrumentation and control resources, power plant safety and training, control and information systems security and turbine control systems. In addition to the informative sessions and paper presentations, ISA training courses, standards committee meetings, and an annual awards luncheon will also be held during the conference.

EPRI, the co-sponsor of the conference, conducts research on issues of interest to the electric power industry in the United States. EPRI is an independent, nonprofit organization funded by the electric utility industry.

For more information about the symposium, or to submit an abstract, visit