Leading Chinese end users to headline global fieldbus event

Jan. 31, 2006
Fieldbus Foundation has lined up keynote speakers for the 2006 General Assembly in Shanghai with the hopes of addressing the immediate needs of expanding markets in today’s global industrial marketplace.
THE FIELDBUS Foundation has announced the keynote speakers for its 2006 General Assembly, to be held Feb. 28-March 1 at the Ritz Carlton Portman Hotel in Shanghai, China. This year’s event, themed, Compliance, Confidence, Credibility, will include presentations by Huang BuYu, deputy chief engineer, SINOPEC Engineering; and Seah Ooi Kiat, head instrument engineer, CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals.

Mr. Huang and Mr. Seah will describe how Foundation fieldbus technology allows for the implementation of modern, open and interoperable plant automation strategies, and enables improved productivity and profitability in today’s global industrial marketplace.

The Fieldbus Foundation’s 2006 General Assembly will address the needs of the expanding Foundation fieldbus market in China and Asia/Pacific, and will include case study presentations by leading end users from throughout the region. It will also feature a series of tutorial workshops by leading fieldbus technology experts. Throughout the event, foundation member companies will present tabletop exhibits displaying their latest Foundation fieldbus devices, tools and host systems.

Register to attend the General Assembly by visiting www.fieldbus.org

About the Fieldbus Foundation
The Fieldbus Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation consisting of more than 350 leading process and manufacturing automation companies worldwide whose major purpose is to provide an open and neutral environment for the development of an international, interoperable fieldbus. In this environment, end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations are working together to develop the technology, provide development tools, support and training, coordinate field trials and demonstrations, and enable product interoperability. Visit their web site at www.fieldbus.org.