ACE Celebrates Professional Engineers Day
On August 3, 2016, ACE celebrated the first annual Professional Engineers Day. Created by the National Society of Professional Engineers, the day is designed to raise awareness about what it means to be a Professional Engineer, recognize licensed Professional Engineers, and show appreciation for the work they do each and every day. Our thanks goes out to ACE’s own Professional Engineers: Art Bossard, Ian Burns, Tim Cole, Shawn Coughlan, Dave Erby, Rob Duke, Jayesh Jariwala, Walt Leipold, Mike Lennon, Dave McCarthy, Steve Monaghan, Leata Mullen, Eric Petersen, and Al Rogers.
2016 Siemens Automation Summit
On June 27 – 30, 2016, ACE’s Ian Burns and Mike Lennon attended the 2016 Siemens Automation Summit in Las Vegas, NV. The week kicked off with the Connect Event – a welcome reception featuring casino games and prizes designed to help attendees network with their peers. As both a Siemens Solution Partner and event sponsor, ACE was featured in several videos that played throughout the evening and highlighted the industries, locations, technologies, and people that make up the Siemens Solution Partner program. On Tuesday, Mike led a Breakout Session on the topic of “Applying ISA101 HMI Concepts to Existing HMI Applications.” On Wednesday, the last night of the conference, attendees gathered at the JEWEL Nightclub at Aria for the Customer Excellence Awards Ceremony.
2016 Honeywell Users Group Americas Symposium
On June 19 – 24, 2016, ACE’s Shawn Coughlan, Cedrick Crosby, and Andrew Edmondson attended the 2016 Honeywell Users Group Americas Symposium in San Antonio, TX. Continuing the long tradition of featuring customer led knowledge, this year’s conference included roundtables on topics such as migration, cyber security, and alarm management. ACE was invited to participate, as we have provided Honeywell systems engineering and configuration support since the early 1990s. Andrew, along with our customer Mary Yin of Chemours, discussed the topic of “Decreasing Control Room Distractions - Implementing Alarm Rationalization.”