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Fieldbus Center Extends Presentation Deadline For Instrumentation Education, Training and Development Conference

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Proposal submissions for first annual event now due by May 31, 2006

BAYTOWN, Texas, April 12, 2006 - The Fieldbus Center at Lee College, a National Science Foundation (NSF) recognized and funded institution, has extended the deadline for submitting presentation proposals for the Instrumentation Education, Training and Development Conference (IETDC), to be held August 17-18, 2006, in League City, Texas. Proposal submissions for the event, which will address key issues in technology training and development for the instrumentation industry, are now due by May 31.

The first annual meeting of its kind, the IETDC will discuss the impact of training across the entire plant automation field‹from new digital technologies such as fieldbus, to conventional instrumentation and process control systems.

The IETDC program will examine the critical role of education and technology instruction in meeting the needs of plants, factories, research facilities and related industries. Anyone involved with training the instrumentation workforce, from helpers to engineers, is encouraged to attend and participate.

The Fieldbus Center is seeking input from the instrumentation industry on conference discussion topics, white papers, presenters, and sponsors. For more information, or to register for the event, contact Marsha Swimmer Tuha, operations specialist, Fieldbus Center at Lee College, at 832.556.4446 or visit the website at http://www.knowthebus.org/conference.

About the Fieldbus Center
Located approximately 30 miles east of Houston in Baytown, Texas, the Fieldbus Center at Lee College is recognized and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Fieldbus Center¹s mission is to provide technical education solutions for networking, instrumentation, and electrical technologies impacted by the advent of fieldbus. The Center develops hands-on programs for teaching fieldbus and process control systems, creates and maintains an applied research center, and develops multi-craft curriculum for fieldbus and industrial networking technologies. Visit the Center's web site at www.knowthebus.org.
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