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Then, ISA's newest training course is just what you need:

Fundamentals of ISA-100.11a
Developed by the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute
The ISA-100.11a, Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications, standard is an open framework for wireless sensors and actuators targeted at industrial environments. Target applications include process monitoring, equipment monitoring, and some types of control.

This short course will brief users and suppliers on a broad range of technical topics related to ISA-100.11a in sessions led by actual designers of the standard. This course is intended for product designers and technically sophisticated users who would benefit from an introduction to the technical design principles underlying the ISA-100.11a standard.

Students will be introduced to the key concepts underlying ISA-100.11a, especially related to reliability, scalability, openness, security, deployment, and development tools. Following this course, students should be able to start working with their real-world projects: evaluating, developing, and applying ISA-100.11a technology.

You Will Be Able To:

•    Identify the key technical concepts underlying the ISA-100.11a. standard, especially as they relate to reliability, scalability, openness, security, and deployment
•    Communicate the latest trends in industrial wireless technology
•    Effectively evaluate products and solutions that incorporate industrial wireless technology
•    Identify appropriate early applications for industrial wireless sensors and actuators
•    Begin to develop and/or deploy ISA-100.11a technology

You Will Cover:

•    Introduction to ISA100
•    Design Principles
•    Stack and Object Model
•    Radio Technology and Deployment
•    Network Architecture and Management
•    Security
•    Data Link Layer and Mesh Networking
•    Application Framework
•    Certification
•    Product Integration  

PlantPROCORE Course Details:

When: 20 June 2012, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EDT
Where: ISA Headquarters, Research Triangle Park, NC United States

Instructors: Jay Werb and Rares Ivan (see below)

Course No.: WCI01
CEU (PDH) Credits: 0.8 (8)

Registration: $495 ISA Member; $565 Affiliate Member; $630 Community Member/List; $495 Group Rate
Includes ISA Standard: ISA-100.11a-2011, Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications—A $220 Value!

Meet the Instructors:
Jay Werb is Technical Director of the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI), where he manages the organization's technical projects and compliance programs. He is also the editor and author of the data link layer (mesh) section of the ISA-100.11a standard. Werb has more than 30 years of experience in the computer field with the last 15 years focused on wireless. As the technical founder of multiple technology companies, he has been granted more than ten patents. Werb holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Master of Science in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Rares Ivan has been a Technical Architect for Nivis, a communications technology provider serving major customers on five continents, since 2004. In this role, he is deeply involved in the design, development, and continuous improvement of Nivis' ISA-100.11a line of products, including radios, backbone routers, gateways, and communication stacks. Ivan holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Computer Science, and a Master of Business Administration.

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