ISA issues call for papers for symposium on water, wastewater automatic controls

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, Feb. 11, 2010 -- The International Society of Automation issued a Call for Papers today for the 5th ISA Water/Wastewater Automatic Controls Division Symposium (WWAC) to be held 3-5 August 2010 at the Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando, FL. Interested professionals may submit abstracts for presentation consideration based on the following topics:

  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Process Solutions
  • Automatic Controls Affecting the Processes
  • Water Collection and Treatment
  • Water Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation and Aeration
  • Vermicomposting
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
  • Fiber Optic Network
  • Distributed Control Systems
  • PC Based Control Systems
  • Programmable I/O
  • Generator Control Systems
  • Primary Treatment Technology
  • In-plant Distributed Technology

The deadline for abstract submittals is 16 April 2010. To view the WWAC Call for Papers, and learn more about the symposium, visit Abstracts may be sent to Symposium Chairman Joe Provenzano at

The WWAC symposium is sponsored by two ISA Divisions: the Water and Wastewater Industries Division and the Automatic Control Systems Division. It is designed to help professionals in the water and wastewater industries gain a greater understanding of how automatic control applications affect water and wastewater processing, collection, treatment, and distribution.

The symposium will feature a technology-focused, one-day training seminar and two days of technical sessions on the latest applications, networking, communications, and instrumentation technology used in the water and wastewater treatment industry. The event also includes working luncheons, vendor exhibits, and an evening reception.

To learn more, visit or contact Rodney Jones at or +1 919 990-1418. Exhibits and sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Carol Schafer at or +1 919 990-9406 for more information.

About ISA
Founded in 1945, The International Society of Automation ( is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (


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