SCADA Offers Free Seminars for Municipal Water & Wastewater Management Professionals

May 1, 2007

Sage Designs, Inc. and Westin Engineering, Inc. are hosting two free SCADA Seminars, one in Sacramento, Calif., on June 5, and one in Anaheim, Calif., on June 28, 2007. Engineers from Westin will discuss current practices in the implementation, management and security of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Sage Designs will address the topics of HMI standards and DNP3 protocol.

This technical presentation is intended for SCADA system managers and maintenance personnel who wish to gain a better understanding of the engineering practices for the design of a modern SCADA System. Pre-registration is required. Click here to download the registration form. Bill Serjeantson, P.E., vice president of engineering, Westin Engineering, will be speaking on the subjects of historical data management and reporting and SCADA wide area network design. Serjeantson has over 20 years of experience in the application of information management and automation systems to various industries. Dean F. Schoeder, project director, Westin Engineering, will speak on the subjects of managing your most critical asset (SCADA) and how secure is your SCADA infrastructure? Schoeder has 33 years of experience managing complex, multimillion dollar projects with an emphasis on computer systems, networks, telecommunication infrastructure and related facilities. Tony Sannella, president, Sage Designs, will speak on the topics of HMI Standards and DNP3 protocol. Sannella has lectured widely on the topic of open architecture SCADA systems at the U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID) conferences, California Polytechnic University's Irrigation Training & Research Center (ITRC), the Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua (IMTA), and at numerous Instrument Society of America (ISA) and California water association conferences, such as those sponsored by ACWA, CA-AWWA, and CWEA.

Source: Sage Designs Inc. and Westin Engineering Inc.