Joe Hohn (left) of Dynalectric teaching a training class on 'Flow Measurement;' Exhibit Hall looking east; Reid Hogue of Rockwell in their PLC Training Area; Nok Wongpiromsarn and Noel duToit of Cal Tech with 'Alice,' their autonomous SUV from DARPA competition.
Photos from Instrumentation 2007™, 2008, I/C Expo 2009™ and ISA SSJV Golf & Exhibition
Be sure and check out Automation OC™ Expo & Oktoberfest coming to Huntington Beach on Tuesday, October 27, 2009.

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Welcome to the Official Website for
"The Largest Exhibition and Training Event
on the West Coast Dedicated to
Process Instrumentation & Control"™

Click here to send feedback and to request information about next year's Expo.


2009 Exhibitor List

Information about 2010 Early Signup Exhibitor Discounts
Contact by email or telephone

Exhibitors, Sponsors, Career Fair Companies:
Company Participation Info

Sponsorship Opportunities
Training classes, refreshments, career fair are all open to sponsors


Registration Form (DOC)

Training Classes

Exhibitor List

Career Fair Companies

Happy Hour with Live Entertainment

Why Pre-Register?
All those who pre-register in advance using this form will receive a special free gift at the event that will not be available to those who register at the event. Also, this will get you a pre-printed badge without your having to stand in line waiting to get in. It will admit you into all areas of the event including exhibition hall, training classes and career fair, without having to sign up again at the door. Download Pre-Registration Form (DOC) .

State of the Art Technologies - Hands-On Training
Technical Demonstrations - Career Fair - Awards & Prizes

Held in Conjunction with Engineers Week

Thursday, February 19, 2009
Carson Center
801 E Carson St
Los Angeles County
Carson, California 90745

Training Class Schedule
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Admission to all classes and events are free.
No reservations required except for CCST class (9:20-11:20 am) .

25 Training Classes
CCST Review Class: 9:20am - 11:20am
Intro to C.A.P. - 10:40am - 11:20am
PLC Hands-on Lab: 12:00n - 7:00pm (Continuous)
All other classes: 11:20am - 7:00pm

Exhibits Open: 12:00pm - 7:30pm
Career Fair Hours: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Happy Hour: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Musicians: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Raffle: 7:00pm
Sony 37-inch HDTV, $100, $200, $300 Gift Cards...

Exhibits Set-up Time: 10:00am - 12:00n
Exhibit Dismantle: 7:30pm - 7:50pm

Join ISA at the Expo
If you are not an ISA member, please stop by the
ISA Los Angeles Section membership exhibit
located in the exhibit hall from 12:00 noon until 7:30 pm.
You can also join or learn more info about ISA by email .

Carson Doubletree
Other Lodging Choices (XLS)

Instrumentation 2008 was another overwhelming success - doubling the number of exhibits with nearly triple the number of registered attendees.

This site is in continuous maintenance as more exhibitors, training classes and career fair participants are signing up. Below are links where detailed information about the 2009 expo can be obtained, and photos and videos from the 2007 and 2008 events can be seen. All email will be read and a reply sent within a day or two.

Site Index
List of Training Classes
Exhibitor List
General Information about Instrumentation 2009
Photos & Videos
Attendees and Exhibitors
Expo Schedule
Expo Event Guide (PDF)
Official Website for Instrumentation 2008
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Instrumentation 2009 General Information

Exhibit hall looking east past the PR Electronics exhibit from the Rockwell PLC Training Area Send Feedback
Exhibiting at 2009, Early Sign-up Discounts
Becoming a Sponsor of the 2009 Expo
Suggest a Training Class or Workshop Topic
Teaching a Technical Training Class
Conducting a Hands-On Instrumentation Workshop
Sponsoring the Refreshments
Volunteer Opportunities
How Elementary, Middle or High School Students can Participate
How Trade School Students can Participate
How Trade Schools can Participate
Info about Advertising in the Monthly Industry Newsletter
Info about Advertising in the Annual Buyers Guide
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Videos at Links to Information, Photos and Videos from 2007 & 2008

Videos from Instrumentation 2008 (YouTube)
Photos from Instrumentation 2008 (ISALA)
Photos from Instrumentation 2008 (Cal Poly)
Photos from Instrumentation 2007
Official Instrumentation 2008 Website
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Training Class Schedule
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Complete list of classes also below.

There is no cost or RSVP
required to attend any class.

2009 Keynote Speaker

Bob Katin, P.E.
The Value of the Professional Engineer License
in Today's Economic Climate

Bob Katin, P.E., is a licensed engineer with over 35 years of industrial experience and is founder of Katin Engineering Consulting . Mr. Katin has managed projects up to $40 million in scope and has been a chemical plant manager, petroleum refinery operations supervisor, chief engineer of Du Pont Environmental, and general manager of an instrument & electrical contractor firm. He is President of the California Legislative Council of Professional Engineers ( ), an organization of engineering societies including ISA, ASME, ANS, AIChE, IEEE, ASABE, CSPE and many others. CLCPE provides advice to the State Legislature on engineering issues. He has also been Chair of the AIChE Statewide Government Relations Committee.

Executive Summary: How would you like to improve your career? Are you looking for employment? Is your career stuck in a rut? Are you in the market for more pay, responsibility, and respect? Would you like an opportunity to refresh your engineering technical skills with practical applications? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, perhaps it is time to take the Engineering Professional Engineering (PE) licensing exam.

Training Classes at Instrumentation 2009

Classes will be held in 5 classrooms from 8am-8pm on Thursday, February 19, 2009. Most classes are 40 minutes in length. All are open at no cost to all registered attendees.

Training Class Schedule
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- AC Wiring for Non-Electricians
- Advances in Ultrasonic Flow Metering Technology
- Basic Process Controls
- Certified Automation Professional (CAP) Details and Job Outlook
- Certified Control System Technician (CCST) Exam Review Course

- Control Panel Design - Think Inside the Box
- Control Valve and Vapor Recovery Equipment Maintenance
- Control Valve Selection Criteria and Applications
- Control Valve Sizing and Applications
- Ethernet Managed System vs. Unmanaged Switching

- FOUNDATION Fieldbus(tm): Basics of the Physical Layer
- IEC 61508, 61511 and Engineering Safety System Components
- Infrared Temperature Measurement for Refinery Applications
- PID Loops and Process Controls
- PLC 101 - Basic Programming and Ladder Logic

- PLC 201 - Advanced Programming
- PLC Lab - Hands-On Programming Lab (All Day)
- Safety Instrumented Level Training
- Sampling Systems for Online Analyzers
- Sensor Technology for Process Analytics

- Solid-State Hydrogen Specific Sensors for Process Monitoring
- Temperature Control and Measurement
- Tunable Diode Laser for Refinery, Gas Plants Process Control
- What is the Value of a Professional Engineering (PE) License?
- Wireless Technology and Process Automation

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Career Fair at Instrumentation 2009

Chevron Products Co
Rockwell Automation
General Atomics
Newport Electronics
Moore Industries
Advanced Process Services
Cemtek Environmental, Inc
HighRely, Inc.
Sallaway Marketing Consulting

Exhibitors at Instrumentation 2009

Exhibitor List (XLS)

Advanced Process Services, Inc.
AES Global, Inc.
APG Analyzer Systems
Applied Valves and Controls
Blair Martin Company
Cemtek Environmental
Central California Instruments
Chevron Products Co
cMAX-2000, Inc
Control Engineering, Inc.
Cosa Instrument Corp
D&D Engineering
Don Wolf & Associates, Inc.
Electrical Systems Limited
Flexim Americas
General Atomics / HighRely
Georg Fischer LLC
Guided Wave
Hach Company
Hanna Instruments
Hydrocarbon Processing
Industrial Automation Group
ISA Los Angeles Section
Jensen Instrument Co
JPR Systems
Kube Engineering
M&C Products
McJunkin Red Man Corp
MCR Technologies
Meriam Process Technologies, Inc. / Adalet
Mid-State Instruments
Moore Industries-Intl Inc.
MRC Technologies, Inc.
MRU Instruments
Newport Electronics
Opsis Inc.
Parker Hannifin/Porter Instru
Patten Systems, Inc.
PR Electronics
Precision Instrumentation Co
Processes Unlimited
ProSoft Technology, Inc.
Quantum Automation
Rockwell Automation
Rosemount Analytical
Rotex Controls LLC
Rotork Controls, Inc.
Sage Designs
SC Controls, Inc.
Swagelok Los Angeles
The Fitting Source
Thermometrics Corp.
ThermX Southwest
Turck Inc. / Western Automation
Valin Corp
Vossler Brothers
Westmark Sales
Wilmington Instrument Co

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Happy Hour with Live Music at Instrumentation 2009

Marlyse Martinez (violin) and Jillian Risigari-Gai (harp) will be providing beautiful background music for the evening happy hour from 5:30-7:30pm. We are very fortunate to have such great talented performers at our event this year!!! Their performance will be one of the highlights of the event.
Marlyse Martinez (violin) and Jillian Risigari-Gai (harp) will be providing beautiful background music for the evening happy hour from 6:00-8:00pm. We are very fortunate to have such great talented performers at our event this year!!! Their performance will be one of the highlights of the event.
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About the Last Expo in 2008

Instrumentation 2008 Expo & Training was held on February 28, 2008, in Los Angeles County, California. "The largest exhibition and training event on the west coast dedicated to state of the art process instrumentation and control," it featured a dozen technical training sessions and over 75 exhibits presenting the latest state of the art instrumentation and process control equipment and services. The expo and all training was again free to anyone in the refinery, water, wastewater, power generation and process industries who were involved with instrumentation and process control. All of the major I&C suppliers on the west coast exhibited.

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Info Below About Instrumentation 2007 & 2008

Exhibitors and Attendees from the 2008 Expo

Neil Finch of Pathfinder Instruments conducts standing-room only training class on calibration of field instrumentation Following is a list of companies who were represented or whose employees had pre-registered to attend the expo as of February 14, 2008...

3M, Accurate Measurement Systems, Inc., Advanced Instruments, Advanced Process Services, Inc., AES Automation, Allergan, Inc., Amrel/ American Reliance, Inc., APG Analyzer Systems, Applied Valves and Controls, Baxter, Bio Fluid Systems, Black Hills Corp, Blair-Martin Co., Inc., BP Chemical, Brennan Industries, Brinderson Engrs & Construction, Brockmeier Consulting Engineers, Calif Poly University Pomona, Carollo Engineers, Cemtek Environmental Inc, Central California Instruments, Chemoil, Chevron, City of Escondido, City of Los Angeles, City of Redondo Beach, City of Simi Valley, cMax-2000, Coastline Community College, ConocoPhillips, COSA Instrument, Criterion Automation, D & D Engineering, Dahl-Vaughn Inc, DLT&V Systems Engineering, Inc., Don Wolf & Associates, Dow Chemical Co, DynaTorque, Enertech, Curtiss-Wright Corp., Environmental Alliance Group, ESL - Electrical Systems Ltd, Flextronics, Fluid Control Products.
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Cal Poly Pomona engineering students generously donated many hours to make up the vast majority of the expo staff. Here, they are competing against seasoned professional engineers in the highly popular Instrumentation Quiz patterned after the Jeopardy(R) television game show. General Monitors, Generant, Georg Fischer Signet, Goodrich, Hach Company, Hanna Instruments, Harbor Cogeneration Company, Hirschmann Automation and Control, Inc., HydroScientific West, Industrial Automation Group, Inland Empire Utilities, Jensen Instrument Co, JPR Systems, KRACO, Kral-USA, Krohne, Inc., Kube Engineering, LATTC, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts, Los Angeles Dept of Water & Power, Machine Talker, Inc, Mangan, Inc., Maverick Technologies, MCR Technologies, Inc., Measurement Control Systems, Metrop Water District of S Calif, Mettler-Toledo Ingold, Micropack Detection (Americas), Inc., Mid-State Instruments & Controls, Moore Industries-International, Inc., Moore Industries-International, Inc., Newport Electronics, NNSA, Oil, Gas and Petroleum Equipment Magazine, Pacific Technical Products, Pathfinder Instruments, Patten Systems, Phoenix Contact, Pod Technologies, PR Electronics Inc, Precision Instrumentation Co, Processes Unlimited Intl Inc, Prosoft Technology, PTO (Profbus and Profinet North America), Publicity Buzz, PV Energy Solutions, Quantum Automation, RB Systems, Reichhold, Inc.
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Exhibit Hall from the training amphitheater looking north. Relevant, Inc, RF MacDonald, RMB Engineering & Sales, Rosemount Analytical, Rotork Controls, Inc., Rutter Hinz, Inc., S Calif Edison, S Calif Edison, S Calif Gas Company, S.C. Controls, San Diego County Water Authority, Siemens Energy and Automation, Sierra Monitor Corporation, Solar Turbines, Inc., SONATRACH, SpectraSensors, Spectrum Controls, Spirax Sarco, Inc., Swagelok Los Angeles, TESCOM -Emerson Process Management, Tesoro, The Jones' Companies, The Linde Group, Thermal Edge Inc, Thermometrics Corporation, TURCK, United Water, Valero Energy Corp, Valin Corp., Valley Center Municipal Water Distr, Versa Valves/ Norcal Controls, Vossler Company, Walt Disney Imagineering, Weidmuller, Westlock Controls, WestMark Sales Inc, Wieland Electric, Inc., Wilmington Instrument, World Minerals, Inc., WorleyParsons.
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Last Year's (2008) Expo Schedule
(Pls check back later for 2009 Schedule)

Tichakorn 'Nok' Wongpiromsarn (right) and Noel duToit of California Institute of Technology drove the CalTech autonomous SUV, 'Alice,' to the Expo and demonstrated the vehicle to dozens of attendees.  Also displayed was Golem Group's 'Golem 3' vehicle thanks to Richard Mason. Both competed in the Grand Challenge autonomous vehicle race held November 3, 2007, which is sponsored by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense. Thursday, February 28, 2008
1:30-7:30 - Rockwell PLC Training (1.5 Hr Classes)
2:15-7:30 - Instrumentation Training Classes (See Guide)
2:30-5:30 - DARPA Grand Challenge Autonomous Vehicles
3:00-7:30 - Exhibits Open (See Expo Guide below)
7:20-7:25 - Award of RC Surveillance Video Rover
7:25-7:45 - Instrumentation Quiz
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Expo Guide from Last Year (2008) (PDF)
(2009 guide to be uploaded soon.)
Click on image for Instrumentation 2008 Expo Guide (PDF).
Printed copies will be available at the door.
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Download the combined Excel format
ISA EXPO 2009 Training, Exhibition and Fall Leaders Meeting Schedule (XLS)
Oct 3-5 -- Society Meetings & Events
Oct 5-8 -- Training Courses
Oct 6-8 -- Exhibits

For more detailed information,
Visit the Official ISA EXPO HOUSTON '09 Website

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