More than 150 professionals in the power generation industry gathered in Charlotte, (NC USA) at ISA’s 59th Power Industry Division and EPRI Symposium. They assessed the energy sector’s most pressing challenges relating to automation and instrumentation, and to outline strategies and solutions to overcome them.
The Symposium, organised by the ISA Power Industry Division and EPRI, held 27-30 June 2016, featured more than 70 technical paper presentations along with expert speakers and a diverse range of panel discussions, tutorials, vendor exhibitions, and other value-packed activities.
Attendees met face to face with the leading authorities and thought leaders at the pulse of change in the energy industry and gained the critical insights and perspectives needed to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving energy marketplace.
Sessions addressed the key factors influencing:
- All forms of energy, including nuclear, fossil fuels, hydro and renewables
- Data security and demands for improved industrial cybersecurity
- Reliable, efficient power generation and delivery
- Advanced technologies and emerging applications
ISA partnered with the EPRI—which conducts research on key challenges in the generation, delivery and use of electricity—to conduct this high-profile event. With robust energy-related research, development and engineering operations, and more than 260 companies tied to the energy sector, the city of Charlotte was a fitting venue for the gathering.
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