Upcoming ISA Expo to provide automation and control knowledge
Keynotes, other briefings available to all attendees
ISA Expo 2008 arrives at the Reliant Center in Houston Oct. 14-16, focused on the technology and techniques of automation and control. Organized around the six core themes central to automation and control, the show
In addition to the exhibition, other open-to-all attractions include X-Pod briefings and Keynote presentations by UC-Berkeley’s Kris Pister , George Washington University’s David Nagel and University of Houston’s John Lienhard . Attendees will learn about the solutions, ideas, and real-world applications that help others manage automation and control challenges.
Watch for more news on ISA Expo 2008 in the August and September issues of Plant Engineering .
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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