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May 2017

May Technical Luncheon – Fire and Gas Detection

May 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Burns and McDonnell 9400, 9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114 US
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Fire and Gas Detection – Combining flame sensing technology into a fire and gas detection system. The presentation will cover the different types of flame detection technology including the latest detectors.  It will also include an overview of determining proper location of flame detectors and the area of coverage for hazardous zones. Speaker: Adrian Loyd, Americas Sales Manager with Micropack Detection Adrian has over 40 years of experience in fire & gas detection systems.  He started his career designing systems for…

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September 2017

A Double Feature on Level Instrumentation – Dinner Meeting and 2 PDHs!

September 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Clarion Hotel – Overland Park (formerly Crowne Plaza), 12601 W 95th Street
Lenexa, KS 66215 US
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Presentations: The Impact of Level Measurement Technologies on Usable Vessel Volume Presented By: Chad Schaffer, Burns & McDonnell New Advances in Hydrostatic Level Presented By: Jeff Blair, Schneider Electric TWO PDHs will be given to those in attendance Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Location:  Clarion Hotel –  12601 W 95th Street, Lenexa, KS, 66215 (the former Crowne Plaza at I-35 and 95th Street) Cost: $27 + processing fees for ISA members. $32 + processing fees for non-members/ guests…

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November 2017

Introduction to Machine Vision, Barcode Reading and Their Applications

November 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Experitec, 11325 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, KS 66215 US
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This ISAKC Technical Luncheon is graciously sponsored by:  Power Motion, Inc. and hosted by Experitec. Overview An look at the basics of Machine Vision, Benefits and Applications of this technology and the basics of Barcode Readers, their Benefits and Applications. Presenter Bio Terry Carson is Vice President of Sales for Power Motion, Inc. and brings over 20 years’ experience in factory automation and machine vision. Schedule Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 11:00 – 11:30  Arrival, Lunch, Network 11:30 – 11:35  Brief…

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December 2017

I bought a valve!! Now what?

December 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Black and Veatch – Lamar Ave, 11401 Lamar Ave
Overland Park, KS 66211 US
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Or maybe you are getting one for Christmas!!  This meeting will review valve selection, valve types and preparing those valves for successful installation and start-up.  Understanding valve features and materials can determine specific actions for success. This ISAKC Technical Luncheon is graciously sponsored by: Experitec. Presenter Bio Our speaker, Roger Anders is the Business Development Manager for Fisher’s Severe Service valve product portfolio. Roger has worked in valve application and solution development, valve design and marketing for over forty years…

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February 2018

Smart Machines in Manufacturing and OEM Skids

February 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Burns and McDonnell 9400, 9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114 US
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This ISAKC Technical Luncheon is graciously sponsored by: Rockwell Automation. How OEMs can build the Smart Machines of the future, today. As market pressures make it increasingly difficult for OEMs to meet their customer’s needs, it is vital they find ways to differentiating themselves, stay competitive, build stronger customer relationships and create new revenue streams using emerging technologies. The Internet of Things, scalable data analytics, predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and mobility allow OEMs to achieve their Smart Machine vision today.…

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March 2018

Pre-insulated Tube Bundles

March 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Black and Veatch – Lamar Ave, 11401 Lamar Ave
Overland Park, KS 66211 US
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This ISAKC Technical Luncheon is graciously sponsored by Thermon, Inc. This presentation covers the design, manufacturing, and application of preinsulated tube bundles for industrial sites. Instrumentation must operate reliably to monitor critical processes and reactions, monitor emissions, and maintain control of the plant. This can require: Winterization / Freeze Protection, Process Temperature Maintenance, Personnel Protection from Burn Risk, Keeping Gas Streams Above Their Dew Point, or Prevention of Condensation and Crystallization When tubing requires heat trace and insulation for reliable performance, preinsulated tubing is…

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April 2018

How a Gas Chromatograph Works

April 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Experitec, 11325 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, KS 66215 US
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This ISAKC Technical Luncheon is graciously sponsored by Emerson! This month’s presentation covers the fundamentals on how gas chromatography works. Gas chromatography refers to the separation techniques used to analyze volatile substances in the gas phase.  Gas chromatography is one of the sole forms of chromatography that does not utilize the mobile phase for interacting with the analyte. The stationary phase is either a solid adsorbant, termed gas-solid chromatography (GSC), or a liquid on an inert support, termed gas-liquid chromatography (GLC).  Sure….it SOUNDS simple,…

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May 2018

ICS Network Security – Vulnerability and Risk

May 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rensenhouse Electric Supply, 8750 Elmwood Ave
Kansas City, MO 64132 US
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This ISAKC Technical Luncheon is graciously sponsored by Wachter, Inc. This presentation will cover Vulnerability Assessment & Prioritization of Risk for Industrial Control System (ICS) Networks.  Failure to comprehend  vulnerabilities and risks for the ICS Network can have catastrophic results.  A clear understanding of vulnerabilities and risks is the first step to an  adequate solution. Presenter: Daniel Alvarez, CSSA Bio:  Daniel Alvarez is a Senior ICS Architect at Wachter Inc., a leading nationwide designer, integrator, and service provider of power and technology systems.…

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June 2018

June DINNER Meeting – Eat, Drink, Play, and ISA at Dave and Busters!

June 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dave and Busters – Overland Park, 6811 W. 135th St
Overland Park, KS 66223 US
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All About ISA and ISA-KC Officer Elections This fun night is for YOU!  An engaging, interactive presentation to learn more about ISA is followed by time to play some games, visit or network at Dave and Busters.  A $15.00 POWER CARD is included with your ticket!!! We hope you will bring a guest. Maybe your spouse wonders what this ISA thing is. Maybe you have a co-worker you would like to introduce to ISA without all the hurry and tech-talk…

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September 2018

How Rare is Rare – considering those less-likely Process Safety events

September 11, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Burns and McDonnell, 9450 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114 US
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Sponsored by:  Experitec Inc., an Emerson Impact Partner Speaker:  Mike Schmidt, Principal, Bluefield Process Safety This presentation will discuss those rare but conceivable events sometimes dismissed as “not credible” (but actually are) and how the likelihood of those events can be calculated.  The discussion starts with meteors, but goes on to review earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, an airplane crashing into your plant, and other events.  ISA members should find it interesting and just as importantly, applicable. Date: Tuesday, September 11th Location:…

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