ISA Water/Wastewater Division was at WEFTEC 2018

As part of its partnership with WEF (Water Environment Federation), the WWID and WEF hold a joint ISA-WEF technical session at WEFTEC each year.  This past year’s WEFTEC 2018, held in New Orleans LA from Oct 1 to 3, 2018.

Our 2018 the joint ISA-WEF automation  technical session took place on Monday, October 2 from 1:30pm-5:00pm.  Entitled “Best of ISA: Operational Improvements through Automation and Technology” in room 339. Moderated by Pavol Segedy and Don Dickinson the session was a hit, and the three speakers gave talks to a packed room.  The session was described as follows:

Best of ISA: Operational Improvements Through Automation and Technology

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 from 1:30-5:00pm

A special session focused on operational improvements through automation and technology. The session highlights top papers and presentations from the ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium, which was held in August.  The WEF Automation and Information Technology Committee has partnered with ISA to present this niche ISA symposium, which takes place during the first week of August each year. This WEFTEC feature session provides WEFTEC attendees the opportunity to listen to our top speakers from this joint ISA-WEF event.

This year’s joint ISA-WEF technical session speakers were as follows:

Extracting Value from Data in Real-time
Oliver Schraa – inCTRL Solutions Inc.
Christian Hübner – ifak e.V.
Nico Suchold – ifak e.V.
Leiv Rieger, PhD, P.Eng. – inCTRL Solutions Inc.
Ivan Miletic – inCTRL Solutions Inc.

SCADA + Integrated Asset Management = Cost Savings
Alan Hudson – Trihedral Engineering

Cloud-Based SCADA Solution to Monitor Storm Water Pumping
G. Mike Stoup, PE – McKim & Creed
Mark Jones, PE – Department of Public Works, City of Virginia Beach
Jason Davis, PE – McKim & Creed

The ISA WWID looks forward to continuing this annual tradition next year. The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division and the WEF Automation & Information Technology committee are pleased to have been continuing this annual tradition for the past 7 years, since 2012. We look forward to doing it again in 2019.