#ISAautowk The why of Automation Week!

Gregory K. McMillan, CAP, is a retired Senior Fellow from Solutia/Monsanto where he worked in engineering technology on process control improvement. Greg was also an affiliate professor for Washington University in Saint Louis.

Greg is an ISA Fellow and received the ISA “Kermit Fischer Environmental” Award for pH control in 1991, the Control Magazine “Engineer of the Year” Award for the Process Industry in 1994, was inducted into the Control “Process Automation Hall of Fame” in 2001, was honored by InTech Magazine in 2003 as one of the most influential innovators in automation, and received the ISA “Life Achievement Award” in 2010.

Greg is the author of numerous books on process control, like Essentials of Modern Measurements and Final Elements for the Process Industry. (See list of books authored or co-authored by Greg McMillan on the ISA site!) Greg has been the monthly “Control Talk” columnist for Control magazine since 2002. Greg works under contract with Emerson Process management as a consultant in DeltaV R&D via CDI Process & Industrial.

He is Programme Chair of the 2011 Automation Week which is scheduled for Mobile Alabama (USA) in October 2011. He says of this position: “I’ve never worked with a group that has worked so diligently to create such a stellar technical program. The quality of this conference surpasses anything I’ve ever seen. We have expanded the spectrum of topics on both ends to cover installation, operations, and maintenance, as well as advances in process control. When you attend, you will gain knowledge gathered and shared by peers with hundreds of years of combined experience—peers who understand what you do. It’s simply a technical program that is absolutely superior and unmatched at any other conference. Join us!”

Here he responds to the question posed by ISA’s Jennifer Infanto “Why you should attend ISA Automation Week 2011?”

About Eoin Ó Riain

Sé Read-out iris uaithoibríoch, ionstraim agus stiúradh na hÉireann agus an "Signpost" a áit ar an idirlín! Read-out is Ireland's journal of automation, instrumentation and control and the Instrumentation Signpost is it's web presence.
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