Training Courses

We are pleased to offer two optional SCADA training courses in conjunction with the 2016 WWAC Symposium:

Monday, August 1, 2016 (1 day course)
Application of Industrial Wireless Systems (SP25C)
Instructor: Peter Fuhr – bio
Credits: 0.7 CEUs / 7 PDHs
Course Fee: $600 ISA Members, $755 List Price – Register
course contents (pdf)
full course description (pdf)

Mon-Tues, August 1-2, 2016 (2 day course)
Using the ISA/IEC 62443 Standards to Secure Your Control System (IC32)
Instructor: John Cusimano – bio
Credits: 1.4 CEUs /14 PDHs
Course Fee: $1,330 ISA Members, $1,665 List Price – Register
course contents (pdf)
full course description (pdf)

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 2, as the tour starts at 4pm.

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

 

PDHs and CEUs

ISA coursesIC32 & TC10 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.
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

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Peter Fuhr

Dr. Peter Fuhr has been working in the areas of wireless communications, sensors and photonics for longer than he cares to admit.  He was among the earliest group of individuals to embed sensors into various civil structures and helped pioneer the integration of sensors and actuators onto the comm channel that used to be called “The Information Superhighway.” Dr. Fuhr has published and presented over 500 technical articles and holds numerous patents.  He serves on numerous industrial, governmental, and corporate advisory boards for companies in the wireless, photonics and nanotechnological areas.  He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, has served as an ISA Course Developer and Instructor for many years. Dr. Fuhr has received many awards throughout his career including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Research. Mr. Fuhr is active in the ISA100 Wireless Committee.

 

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John Cusimano

John Cusimano is an industrial control system cyber security and functional safety expert with more than twenty years of experience.

John has performed or supervised numerous control system cybersecurity vulnerability and cyber risk assessments in the Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Chemical, Water/Wastewater, Pharmaceutical and Power industries per NIST, ISA/IEC 62443 and NERC CIP standards. He has also overseen and participated in the security testing and certification of several control and safety systems per the ISASecureand Achilles security certification programs.

A leader in the development of ICS cybersecurity standards and best practices, John is Chairman of ISA 99 WG4 TG2 Zones & Conduits committee and co-chair of ISA 99 WG4 TG6 Product Development committee. His is also the lead developer and instructor for the ISA IC32 series of courses.

Prior to joining aeSolutions, John was director of cybersecurity services for Exida and held several process automation and safety related positions with Siemens’ and 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 CFSE, CISSP and GICSP certifications.