Automation Federation News Release
Contact: Jennifer Infantino Halsey
The Institution of Engineering and Technology to hold its sixth Nuclear Engineering for Safety, Control and Security Conference 14-15 March
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (30 January 2018) - The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)-a member organization of the Automation Federation-will hold its sixthNuclear Engineering for Safety, Control and Security Conference 14-15 March 2018 at the Manchester Conference Centre in Manchester, England.
Attendees will hear directly from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on guidance and standards expected of nuclear facility personnel. Engineers, managers and other nuclear facility specialists will discuss and examine solutions to critical challenges.
The conference will address all stages of the nuclear facility lifecycle, from new build through existing plant operations (civil and defense) to end of life. Concerns about the relationship between safety and security continue to be a major concern in the nuclear industry.
Key topics to be covered at the 2018 event include:
- Nuclear new build
- Advanced Small Modular Reactors (SMRs)
- Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
- Managing obsolescence
Complete details on the event-including the program, venue, registration, sponsorship opportunities and hotel accommodations-can be found on theevent website.
About the IET
The IET is one of the world's largest engineering institutions with more than 168,000 members in 150 countries. It is also the most multidisciplinary-to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century.
The IET is working to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing our members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers.
For more information, visit www.theiet.org.
About the Automation Federation
The Automation Federation is a global umbrella organization of twenty (20) member organizations and seven working groups engaged in automation activities. The Automation Federation enables its members to more effectively fulfill their missions, advance the science and engineering of automation technologies and applications, and develop the workforce needed to capitalize on the benefits of automation. The Automation Federation is the "Voice of Automation." For more information about the Automation Federation, visit www.automationfederation.org.
The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.
ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as "The Voice of Automation." Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (www.isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (www.isa100wci.org).