WWAC2013 Training Courses

We are pleased to offer two optional SCADA training courses in conjunction with the 2013 WWAC Symposium:

August 5-6, 2013 (2 day course)
In-Depth SCADA Cyber Security /
Using the ANSI/ISA99 & IEC 62443 Standard to Secure Your Control System (IC32)
Instructor: John Cusimano, CFSE, CISSPbio
Credits: 1.4 CEUs / 14 PDHs
Course Fee: $1395 List Price; $1115 ISA Members – Register
course contents (pdf)
full course description (pdf)

August 6, 2013 (1 day course)
Selection and Sizing of Flow Meters /
Industrial Flow Measurement Overview (EI10C)
Instructor: Jerry Gerlich, Senior ISA Member – bio
Credits: 0.7 CEUs / 7 PDHs
Course Fee: $630 List Price; $495 ISA Members – Register
course contents (pdf)
full course description

Symposium attendees will also receive an additional 2.0 CEUs (or 20 PDHs) from attending the symposium. If you also register for the symposium, course attendees will still able to attend the local plant tour on Aug 6, as the tour starts at 4pm.

Register to save your training course spot today. Seating is limited.


PDHs and CEUs

ISA coursesIC32 & EI10C ISA is an approved Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275. In obtaining this approval, ISA has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard which is widely recognized as a standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Authorized Provider membership status, ISA is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard.
FSAWWA courses05134004 & 05134005


The ISA has also partnered with the Florida Section of the AWWA and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) to certify training credits for use for state-licensed water and wastewater operators, and for state-registered professional engineers. Read the training course CEU/PDH certification.Attendees can receive Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) approved CEUs and PDHs for the training course, as certified by the Florida AWWA. These CEUs are recognized by the FDEP, as well as many other state licensing boards thanks to reciprocity agreements.All attendees have the benefit of receiving approved CEUs/PDHs (from either the ISA or FSAWWA) for the hours spent in the training course and symposium towards their water/wastewater operator and PE license continuing education requirements.

About the Instructors

John Cusimano, CFSE, CISSP is director of exida’s security services division. A process automation safety, security and reliability expert with more than twenty years of experience, John leads a team devoted to improving the security of control systems for companies worldwide. He has conducted or supervised numerous cyber security assessments of industrial control and SCADA systems in a variety of industries including chemical, water/wastewater, oil & gas, and electric power. John is chairman of ISA 99 WG4 TG2 Zones & Conduits committee and co-chair of ISA 99 WG4 TG6 Product Development committee. He represents exida as a voting member on the ISA-99 standards committee on control system security and the ISA Security Compliance Institute’s Technical Steering Committee. John is also active in a variety of other ISA99, ISA84, and ICSJWG working groups. John is also a qualified Achilles™ communication robustness test engineer. Prior to joining exida, John led market development for Siemens’ process automation and safety products and held various product management positions at Moore Products Co. John started his career at Eastman Kodak Company, where he implemented and managed automation projects. John has a B.S. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Clarkson University and holds a CFSE and CISSP certification.

Jerry Gerlich has more than 32 years of experience in process control and petrochemical instrumentation. His background includes troubleshooting, maintenance, the repair and calibration of control systems and custody transfer equipment, as well as engineering plant change and project packages. He holds a B.S. from Southwest Texas State University, and is currently the Staff Instrument Specialist for the HOVENSA Refinery in St. Croix (U.S. Virgin Islands). He also has to his credit many years as an educator, teaching since 1983. Jerry is also a Senior Member off the ISA.