|Guests and delegates at the Qatar Section of International Society of Automation (ISA) symposium here recently.
Jean Pierre Hauet, ISA Vice President -Europe, Middle East and Africa inaugurated the Symposium and was the key note speaker. Five international specialists in Plant Wireless technology from control system vendors across the world were the speakers at the symposium.
Hauet spoke about ISA and its global role in development of automation technology, conceptualisation and implementation of technical standards, certification of automation professionals internationally and on the requirement for cyber security in industrial control wireless applications for oil & gas and petrochemical industry .
Nilangshu Dey, president of ISA Qatar section welcomed the delegates and highlighted the local section's achievement in completing its 10th anniversary during which it conducted some 74 technical seminars and three international conferences on various issues in control and automation field for oil & gas industry applications.
Among those who spoke were Robert Skeirik (Emerson), Ibrahim Hamad (Dolphin Energy), Feroz Qureshi (Honeywell) and Shahzad Khan (Yokogawa).
VP Hauet was the first District 12 VP to visit sections in this region. He said "I am very enthusiastic about the welcome I received in these countries which apparently have not been visited by any D12 Vice-President in the last few years." See fuller pictorial report: