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ISA Announces Two Technical Disney Tours for Attendees of ISA Automation Week 2012


Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the opportunity to attend an exclusive, behind the scenes technology Walt Disney World tour in conjunction with ISA Automation Week 2012: Technology and Solutions Event, held 24–27 September 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, USA.

These unique tours, arranged in cooperation with Walt Disney World, are only open to full-conference attendees. There are two tours from which to choose, both taking place on Monday, 24 September 2012.

  • At EPCOT, the Mission: SPACE and Test Track tour will showcase the operation, maintenance, advanced safety systems and controls of the two attractions. The tour includes an opportunity to ride both attractions and participate in a question-and-answer session with Greg B. Hale, chief safety officer and vice president of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and ISA Automation Week 2012 keynote speaker.
  • At Disney's Hollywood Studios, the Lights, Motors, Action! tour will focus on the safety and technical components involved in a stunt show. Backstage visitors will see the specialized stunt cars and garage, the costuming building and flame suit, and will get a tour of the stunt show set. Viewing of the stunt show from VIP seating and a question-and-answer session with a pyrotechnics and entertainment special-effects subject-matter expert are included.

A fee of $45 applies for each tour and includes transportation to and from the park as well as refreshments.

"ISA Automation Week has become the gathering place for technical information, networking and best practices for automation professionals worldwide," said Dr. Peter Martin, ISA Automation Week 2012 program chair. "Innovations in the annual event continue with the addition of seeing automation technology applied in a different setting. We are truly excited to be able to offer these technology tours to attendees" he added.

Full-conference registration includes access to the conference sessions; exhibition hall; briefings; tutorials; keynote presentations; general session; scheduled meals, including lunches, breaks and evening receptions; and access to conference proceedings.

Registration to ISA Automation Week 2012 is open. In addition to a full-conference registration, various options, including single-day technical conference, Solutions Provider Showcase only and Technician Day, are available. ISA is offering a $150 savings for full conference registration on or before 10 July 2012.

Visit www.isaautomationweek.org or call +1 919-549-8411 to register or for more information.

About ISA Automation Week

ISA Automation Week is a technical conference that includes three full days of sessions; poster sessions; a dedicated Technician Day; an expansive Supplier Showcase; technology solutions theaters on the Supplier Showcase floor offering standards briefings, author briefings and supplier presentations; and networking and social events.

ISA Automation Week Partners include ARC Advisory Group; ISA Strategic Partner, Test and Measurement is Fluke Corporation. C3 Controls, Honeywell Process Solutions, OSIsoft, LLC are ISA Corporate Partners. For more information about the ISA Corporate Partnerships Program, visit www.isa.org/partnershipsoverview.

For more information about ISA Automation Week, visit www.isaautomationweek.org

About ISA

Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards, certifies industry professionals, provides education and training, publishes books and technical articles, and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).

International Society of Automation News Release
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
+1 919-990-9287
jinfantino@ISA.org

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