Technical Speakers List

The program committee is pleased to announce the list technical speakers for this year’s 2016 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium:

(see also program schedule)

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker It’s Not Just a Job – It’s Your Passion! view abstract
Steven D. Drew, Director of Water Resources Department, City of Greensboro, North Carolina
Invited Speaker ISA 101: Human Machine Interfaces for Process Automation Systems view abstract
Greg Lehmann, CAP, Process Automation Technical Manager, AECOM
Invited Speaker Applying the Automation Competency Model view abstract
Dean Ford, P.E., CAP, Executive Vice President, Westin Engineering, Inc.
Guest Speaker Demystifying Cyber Attacks on ICS: How They Work and How to Use Engineered and Cyber Layer of Protections view abstract
Bryan L. Singer, CISSP, CAP, Principal Investigator, Kenexis
AWWA Guest Speaker Water Sector Approach to Cybersecurity  view abstract
Kevin M. Morley, PhD., Security & Preparedness Program Manager, American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Full Technical Speaker List

Centralized Control System Architectureview abstract
Hassan Ajami, Process Control & Instrumentation
Anil Gosine, Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
The Defensive Challenges of Cyber-Physical Attacks and an Innovative Solutionview abstract
Anis Bishara, ICS2 (Intelligent Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems)
What Are We Going to Do with All This Data?view abstract
James H. Black, Ph.D, Braincube NA
Can Lessons Learned in Manufacturing be Applied in the Water/Wastewater Industry?view abstract
Stephen T. Blank, CAP, Trimax Systems, Inc.
Calibration Evolution and Revolution-A Case Historyview abstract
Chris Caglioti, City of Cape Coral Florida, North RO Plant
The Lego Principle – Modular Approach to Water Processing Control & Automationview abstract
Craig Correia, Festo Corporation
Cybersecurity – Going Beyond Protectionview abstract
Don Dickinson, Phoenix Contact
Fieldbus Implementation at a Wastewater Treatment Plantview abstract
Robert J. Dusza, Jr., Manchester Water & Sewer
Cybersecurity: How much is enoughview abstract
Michael H. Firstenberg, Waterfall Security Solutions
CASE Study for the Replacement of a Distribution SCADA Systemview abstract
Dean Foote, P.E., EMA,Inc.
Terry Draper, P.E., PMP, EMA, Inc.
John J. Mogavero, Erie County Water Authority
SCADA is DEADview abstract
Dean Ford, P.E., CAP, Westin Engineering, Inc.
Designing ISA 62443 Cybersecurity compliant Virtual Machine (VM) architecturesview abstract
Kenneth Frische, AE Solutions
Energy Savings while Eliminating Fugitive Emissionsview abstract
Thomas Hoven, CH2M Hill
Alarms Management in Utility-wide SCADA Systemsview abstract
Alan Hudson, Trihedral
Water Industry Cyber Security Trends and Toolsview abstract
Stephen Liebrecht, Rockwell Automation
Leveraging Ethernet and process control technology advancements to extend critical asset lifeview abstract
Stephen Liebrecht, Rockwell Automation
Practical SCADA Cyber Security Lifecycle Steps – view abstract
Jim McGlone, GICSP, Kenexis
Meeting the Requirements of NFPA 820, Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilitiesview abstract
Paul J. McGuire, P.E. The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD)
Lowering Lifecycle Costs with Intelligent Motor Control Centersview abstract
Jeff M. Miller, P.E., Schneider Electric
Embracing Change: Using High Performance Graphics to Improve Operations – A Case Studyview abstract
Jonathan Mitchell, P.E., CDM Smith
Designing a Control Strategy to Automate a Solids Handling Process in a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) – view abstract
Brent Mitchell, P.Eng., Dave Shook and Associates Ltd.
Sreekanth Lalgudi, M.Sc. P.Eng. PMP, CAP, EPCOR Water Services Inc.
Data Diode Cybersecurity Implementation Protects SCADA Network and Facilitates Transfer of Operations Information to Business Usersview abstract
Ron Mraz, Owl Computing Technologies
What I learned in a decade deploying firewalls on control systemsview abstract
Joe Page, Waterfall Security Solutions
Michael H. Firstenberg, Waterfall Security Solutions
Operational Blindspots: Why Securing Critical Infrastructure Starts with Improved Visibilityview abstract
Barak Perelman, Indegy
Measuring Gravity Sewer Flow Accuratelyview abstract
Albert J. Royster,
Utility Success Story – Integrated System Architectureview abstract
Biren Saparia, Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)
Hassan Ajami, Process Control & Instrumentation (PCI)
Wireless Flexible Peer-To-Peer SCADAview abstract
Robert J Shull, P.E., CAP, Custom Controls Unlimited, Inc.
System-Wide SCADA Documentation to Prepare for Disaster Recoveryview abstract
G. Mike Stoup, P.E., McKim & Creed, Inc.
CyberSecurity – What do I Need to Do? view abstract
Richard Witucki, Schneider Electric
Using Data Analytics to Monitor and Reduce Energy Consumptionview abstract
Stephen Wortendyke, Black & Veatch