Hurley to Address ISA Automatic Controls Meeting

William J. Hurley, P.E., manager at the Orange County Utilities Water Reclamation Division in Orlando, Fla., will present the keynote address at the 4th Annual ISA Water and Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium on Aug. 6 at the Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando.

Prior to his current position, Hurley was section manager for the South Water Reclamation Facility, which has a capacity of 43 million gallons per day and is the largest treatment facility in Orange County. His 34-year career includes several positions with various municipal governments, including positions such as utilities director for the city of Mayville, Wis.; engineer manager for the Rib Mountain Metropolitan Sewerage District in Wausau, Wis.; and engineer manager for the Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District in Kaukauna, Wis.

Hurley was chosen as keynote speaker for his first-hand operational experience in construction, start-up, and manning of various facilities; the largest being a 78 mgd wastewater treatment facility in Green Bay, Wis.

In addition, the symposium will feature technical sessions, which will cover the following topics:

  • Water and Wastewater Processing
  • Automatic Controls Affecting the Process
  • Instrumentation and Aeration
  • Vermicomposting
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
  • Fiber Optic Network
  • PC Based Control
  • Programmable I/O
  • Generator Control Systems

All symposium offerings, including technical sessions, industry training, vendor exhibits, and social networking events can be found online or by calling 919.549.8411.

Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation 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, N.C., ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in North America.