CPAC Spring Sponsor Meeting

NeSSI Workshop

May 8, 2008
Hotel Deca (formerly University Tower Hotel), Seattle, WA

4507 Brooklyn Ave NE

(206) 634-2000


THURSDAY, May 8,  NeSSI™ Generation II - (Communications) and Generation III (Analytical on NeSSI™) - Grand Ballroom

This half-day workshop will focus on recent developments related to the NeSSI Gen II (intrinsically safe communication and power) communication bus, end-user experiences deploying NeSSI in their pilot and production plants, and setting the stage for defining the NeSSI Gen III (micro-analytical on NeSSI) specification and guidelines.
7:15 Registration Desk and Ballroom Open
8:30-8:50 Welcome and Status Update: Jeff Gunnel, ExxonMobil
8:50-9:10 Report from ISA AD Meeting and Electronic Data Sheet (EDS) for Gen II: Rick Ales, Swagelok
9:10-9:30 Integration of Communications and Analytics in Sample Handling Systems - The Parker Approach: Mike Cost, Parker Hannifin
9:30-9:50 CIRCOR Gen II and Gen III Update: David Faulkner, CIRCOR Instrument Tech.
9:50-10:20 Break
10:20-10:40 End-user NeSSI Implementation: Carl Rechsteiner, Chevron
10:40-11:00 Advances in NeSSI™ Communications: Jerry Clemmons, ABB
11:00-11:15 Copyright Update: Lisa Heinz and Fred Holt, UW Tech Transfer
11:15-11:35 Analytical Sensors and NeSSI™ Gen III Brian Marquardt, Applied Physics Laboratory, and David Veltkamp, CPAC, UW
11:35-12:00 Discussion of Gen III (Analytical) Specification
12:00 Lunch