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Share Your Expertise at Instrumentation and Automation Symposium

Posted in Education, Event on Friday, May 24th, 2019. No comments yet
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One of the longstanding events for knowledge exchange among instrumentation and automation professionals and students is the Instrumentation and Automation Symposium for the Process Industries held annually at Texas A&M University. The next one, its 75th anniversary, will be held January 21-23, 2020. This symposium’s beginning dates back to 1946 as a short course on […]

Digital Skills and the Workforce

Posted in Education on Wednesday, March 13th, 2019. No comments yet
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Organizational change involves managing change for people, processes and technologies. Emerson executive president, Mike Train, joined a CERAWeek 2019 panel, Digital Skills & the Workforce to look at the people part of this change management process. Panel moderator Susan Kish opened the panel describing the change in the workforce from the early 1900s through what […]

Knowledge Sharing with ISA Mentor Program

Posted in Education on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019. No comments yet
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I’m lucky enough to be on the email distribution list for the ISA Mentor Program where automation hall of fame legend, Greg McMillan, shares some of the work he continues to offer well into his golden years. Greg and Hunter Vegas started this program in 2011 with the intent to transfer knowledge between seasoned automation […]

What are Valve I/P Transducers?

Posted in Education, Final Control Element on Thursday, September 6th, 2018. No comments yet
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As we continue to see a generational shift in the manufacturing industries, I like to highlight educational videos developed across the Emerson business groups. Our group managing Fisher Valves & Instruments products has recently posted a 2:51 YouTube video, What are I/P Transducers? This video, developed by the Valves, Actuators & Regulators educational services team, […]

Gaining Experience in the Refining and Petrochemical Industries

Posted in Education, Refining on Friday, September 8th, 2017. No comments yet
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The work is ongoing along the Texas & Louisiana gulf coast to come back from the massive flooding from Hurricane Harvey. A MarketWatch article notes that more that 20% of the total U.S. refining capacity was shut down and only slowly now coming back online. And an RBN Energy post highlights the impact on the […]