Technical Speakers List

The program committee is pleased to announce the list technical speakers for this year’s 2014 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium:

(see also program schedule)

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker A Vision for the Water Resources Utility of the Future
Thomas W. Sigmund, P.E., Chair, NACWA Utility and Resource Management Committee & Executive Director, NEW Water – view abstract
Invited Speaker TBA
Don Lovell
WEF Guest Speaker WEF Current News and Trends
Tom DeLaura, P.E., Chair, WEF Automation and Information Technology Committee
& Vice-President, Eramosa Engineering International
AWWA Guest Speaker AWWA Current News and Trends
Mike Sweeney, Ph.D., P.E., Florida Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA)
& Deputy Executive-Director, Toho Water Authority

Full Technical Speaker List

End-to-End Networking Solutions in the Water and Wastewater Sectors
Riz Amanullah, Eaton – view abstract
Cloud Based SCADA for Small Water Districts – Efficiency improvements with a new control architecture
Mauritz Botha, XiO, Inc. – view abstract
Digital Energy – BPT
Paul Coggin, Dynetics, Inc. – view abstract
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. – view abstract
Optimizing In-line Booster Pumps with Unique Design Features and Control Strategies
Evan Curtis, P.E., Hazen and Sawyer – view abstract
Which cybersecurity standard is most relevant for a water utility?
Don Dickinson, Phoenix Contact – view abstract
CyberSecurity: Can Standards Bring Clarity from the Confusion?
David Doggett, Jeff Miller, P.E., ENV SP, and Mark Leinmiller, Schneider Electric – view abstract
DNP3 Implementation – The Do’s and Don’ts
Mike Drescher, Jeff Miller, P.E., ENV SP, and Mark Leinmiller, Schneider Electric – view abstract
Sustainability through Automation of Wastewater Treatment: A Case Study on the Energy and water quality Impacts of DO, NH4 and SRT Control Strategies at A Conventional Activated Sludge Plant
Irina Gokhman and Sarah Elger, P.E., Xylem Water Solutions – Sanitaire Products and Robert Smith, Ph.D., P.E., Xylem Water Solutions – YSI Products – view abstract
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 – view abstract
SCADA Security and Control System Redundancy and Robust Design
Marios Iacovou, Brown and Caldwell – view abstract
HMI Development – Techniques for Reduction of Development Time
Lucas Jordan, P.E., ARCADIS – view abstract
Putting the Operator First – Case Studies on Rethinking HMIs and Addressing Alarm Management
Ryan Kowalski, P.E., ARCADIS – view abstract
How Ottawa Met its Environmental Regulation Requirements Using Real Time Control (RTC) and Reduced Their Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) by 60%
Maxym Lachance, Eng., Tetra Tech – view abstract
Human Factors For Project Managers
David Lee, CEng, FIChemE, User Centered Design Services Inc. – view abstract
SCADA Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness
Mark Leinmiller, Jeff Miller, P.E., ENV SP, and Mike Drescher – view abstract
Municipality Moves SCADA System from Desktop Computers to Thin Clients
Bosko Bob Loncar, The Regional Municipality of Halton – view abstract
CCST Certification – What, Why, Who, and How
Dan Machado, Cobb County Water System – view abstract
Advanced Alarm Management Solutions
Thomas Maczuzak, MBA and Brian Heimbigner, BSChE, MBA, ABB Inc. – view abstract
Vulnerabilities in SCADA Systems: What Are We Protecting Against?
Jim McGlone, Ultra Electronics, 3eTI – view abstract
Effluent Water Automation System and Operation Effectiveness
Fakhri Musameh and Issa AL-Jadi, Kuwait Oil Co. – Water Handling Team – view abstract
Optimizing Water Reclamation Systems by Automation using Continuous Water Quality Analysis
Vickie Olson, MBA, Honeywell Process Solutions – view abstract
The Benefits of Video Integration for Facility and Asset Management
Gregory Santos, Industrial Video & Control – view abstract
Specifying Adjustable Speed Drives for Improved Control and Integration
Tom Schaefer, Rockwell Automation
Townsend Filter Plant SCADA Replacement –Standardization Matters!
Pavol Segedy, Brown and Caldwell – view abstract
What is your Cloud IQ? Is the Cloud for you? – As technology advances, where do you need to be?
Daniel Sheldon, P.E., Xylem Inc. – view abstract
Managing Complexity – Minimizing Risk: Balancing system growth against destabilizing risk
Blair Sooley, MBA, P. Eng., Trihedral Engineering – view abstract
New Transit Time Flowmeter for Biogas applications
Alan Vance, Endress+Hauser – view abstract
Process Automation Upgrade of the Gilder Creek WWTP
Scott Whitmore, P.E., CDM Smith and Sothorn Khel, P.E., MR Systems – view abstract
Leveraging Real-time Data for Intelligent, Utility Management
Gary Wong, P.Eng., MBA, CPA , OSIsoft, LLC. – view abstract

Full Poster List

Migrating from Single Monitor to Dual Monitor SCADA Workstations
Juliana Oyeniyi, CDM Smith – view abstract