Technical Speakers List

The program committee is pleased to announce the list technical speakers for this year’s 2015 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium:

(see also program schedule)

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker Water Industry – A Utility Perspective: Challenges to Solutions – Closing the Gapview abstract
John S. Young, Jr. P.E., Owner, John S. Young, Jr, LLC
Invited Speaker Open Secure Automation: Observations for Improved ICS Reliability, Security and Performanceview abstract
Albert Rooyakkers, Founder, CTO, and VP of Engineering, Bedrock Automation
Invited Speaker Situational Awareness – The Next Leap in Industrial Human Machine Interface Designview abstract
John Krajewski, Director of Product Management HMI/SCADA, Schneider Electric | Invensys
WEF Guest Speaker WEF Current News and Trends
Tom DeLaura, P.E., Past Chair, WEF Automation and Information Technology Committee
& Vice-President, Eramosa
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

Migrating to Digital Bus Technologyview abstract
Hassan Ajami, Process Control & Instrumentation
Anil Gosine, Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
Challenges and Lessons Learned for the Design and Implementation of Large PROFIBUS Networkview abstract
Francisco Alcalá, CDM Smith
James Powell, P.Eng., Siemens Canada Limited
No compromises for secure SCADA Communications – even over 3rd Party Networksview abstract
Norman Anderson, P.E., Polk County – Utilities Division
David Mattes, Tempered Networks
Design Assist – Not Just For Construction Projects: Using Alternative Delivery For SCADA System Replacementsview abstract
Charles Aycock, City of Roseville
Dean Ford, CAP, Westin Engineering, Inc.
Southern Nevada Water Systems Controls Upgrade: A Very Large Scale Controls Projectview abstract
Jeff Blue, CAP, Southern Nevada Water System
Making the Case for SCADA Master Planningview abstract
Raluca Constantinescu, AquaR, Inc.
All Aboard the SCADA Mothershipview abstract
Patrick Cooke, Trihedral Engineering
First – Make A Business Case For Cybersecurityview abstract
Don Dickinson, Phoenix Contact
Utilizing Instrumentation and Control Tuning for BNR Optimizationview abstract
Craig Fuller, P.E., AECOM Technology Corporation
Norman Anderson, P.E., Polk County – Utilities Division
Charles Nichols, Polk County – Utilities Division
David Fitzgerald, P.E., D.P. Fitzgerald, Inc.
Donald Schlicht, P.E., Curry Controls Company
Implementation of Vendor Package Equipment Controls in DC Water Plant Control Systemview abstract
Samant Garg, P.E., CDM Smith
Elkin Hernandez, DC Water
Achieving Operator Buy-In of High Performance Graphicsview abstract
Jason Hamlin, City of Lynchburg
Carter Farley, P.E., InstruLogic Corporation
Designing a Wireless Network: Steps / Considerations / Do’s & Don’tsview abstract
Patrick Ho, Eaton
Demystifying Government-Validated Solutions: Navy Case Study Shows How Critical Infrastructure and Facilities Can Benefitview abstract
Frank Ignazzitto, Ultra Electronics, 3eTI
The Reduction of the Production of Activated Sludge with Ultrasound and Electromagnetic Wave Treatmentview abstract
Muhammed Hayssam Izazy, Syrian Canadian School
Gerard Merlin, Université de Savoie
Evelyne Gonze, Université de Savoie
Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3) for Water Systemsview abstract
Keith Kolkebeck, United Water
Are You Disrupting the Control Room?: How to Manage Change and Introduce High Performance HMI Concepts in Practiceview abstract
Ryan Kowalski, P.E., ARCADIS
Methodology to Develop Optimum Control Strategies: Controlling Wastewater Plant Inflowsview abstract
Maxym Lachance, Eng., Tetra Tech
Data Diode Cybersecurity Implementation Protects Operations Network and Facilitates Transfer of Operations Information to Business Usersview abstract
Dennis Lanahan, Owl Computing Technologies
EPA UMATS/IBMACT/PCMACT Rules: Challenges to Water Quality, Quality Control for the Future – view abstract
Timothy McCreary, Durag, Inc.
On Demand Pump Condition and Optimizationview abstract
Jeff Miller, P.E., ENV SP, Schneider Electric
Brian Hinkle, Schneider Electric
The Ugly Duckling Becomes a SWAN: The Success Story of Anglian Water’s Smart WAter Networkview abstract
Jeff Miller, P.E., ENV SP, Schneider Electric
Ivan Nazzaretto, Schneider Electric
Effectively Deploying Alarm Management to SCADA Systemsview abstract
Graham Nasby, P.Eng, PMP, CAP, Eramosa
Using SCADA Dataview abstract
Emile Richard, P.E., Portland Water District
Measuring Gravity Sewer Flow Accuratelyview abstract
Albert Royster, Doctor Septic
OCU SCADA Panel and Communication Infrastructure Upgradeview abstract
Narcisco Santiago, CAP, EMA, Inc.
Donald Peck, Orange County Utilities
Process Control for Precipitation Prevention in Space Water Recovery Systems view abstract
Miriam Sargusingh, NASA Johnson Space Center
Michael Callahan, NASA Johnson Space Center
Dean Muirhead, Jacobs Technology
Flowmeter Verification in Water/Wastewater Industryview abstract
Alan Vance, Endress+Hauser
Steve Milford, Endress+Hauser
WWTP – Lift Station Monitoring & Control: The Process Begins Hereview abstract
Alan Vance, Endress+Hauser
Terry Sages, Rockwell Automation
Developing a Utility Analysis and Integration Model (UAIM)view abstract
Cello Vitasovic, Ph.D., P.E., Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Barry Liner, Ph.D., P.E., Water Environment Federation
HMI/SCADA is Key in Preventing Unplanned Downtimeview abstract
Matthew Wells, GE Intelligent Platforms
Benefits of a SCADA Master Plan Framework for Utilitiesview abstract
Manoj Yegnaraman, P.E., Carollo Engineers, Inc.
Norman Anderson, P.E., Polk County – Utilities Division
Jeff Martin, Carollo Engineers, Inc.