The ISA Water/Wastewater Symposium committee was pleased to hand out the awards for best paper, best presentation and best poster from last year’s 2014 symposium. Award winners were recognized as part of the technical program for the 2015 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium. Winners were presented with award plaques on Thurs, Aug 6, 2015 in Orlando, Florida as part of the WWAC2015 symposium. The winners were:
WWAC 2014 Best Paper
o Using Cellular Machine-to-Machine Data Plans for Collection System SCADA: Is a Small Plan Big Enough?
Daniel Cote, P.E. and Tim Baldwin, P.E., McKim & Creed, Inc.
o Which cybersecurity standard is most relevant for a water utility?
Don Dickinson, Phoenix Contact
o Human Factors For Project Managers
David Lee, CEng, FIChemE, User Centered Design Services Inc
o Managing Complexity – Minimizing Risk: Balancing system growth against destabilizing risk
Blair Sooley, MBA, P. Eng., Trihedral Engineering – view abstract
WWAC 2014 Best Presentation
o Virtualizing SCADA – Improving control system reliability with proven IT technology
Jason Hamlin, City of Lynchburg Regional Wastewater Plant and Carter Farley, P.E., Instrulogic Corporation
o Municipality Moves SCADA System from Desktop Computers to Thin Clients
Bosko Bob Loncar, The Regional Municipality of Halton
o DNP3 Implementation – The Do’s and Don’ts
Jeff Miller, P.E., ENV SP, Mike Drescher, and Mark Leinmiller, Schneider Electric
o Advanced Alarm Management Solutions
Thomas Maczuzak, MBA and Brian Heimbigner, BSChE, MBA, ABB Inc.
WWAC 2014 Best Poster:
o Migrating from Single Monitor to Dual Monitor SCADA Workstations
Juliana Oyeniyi, CDM Smith