2011 Symposium Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the following award winners from the 2011 WWAC Symposium:

Best Symposium Presentation
In recognition of the best symposium presentation

  • 1st Prize:   Cameron Kamrani, Kamrani Engineering Inc.
    “SCADA: An Integrative Approach”
  • 2nd Prize:  Scott Holzborn, Siemens Americas
    “Leveraging Electronic Flowmeters to Improve Accuracy and Value in Water Management”

Best Symposium Paper
In recognition of the best technical paper

  • 1st Prize:    Graham Nasby, Eramosa Engineering Inc., and
    Matthew Phillips, City of Guelph Water Services Dept.
    “SCADA Standardization: Modernization of a Municipal Waterworks with SCADA Standardization: Past, Present and Planning for the Future”
  • 2nd Prize:    Richard Birdsell, Orange County Sanitation District
    Mike Puccio, Orange County Sanitation District
    “Establishing a Successful Water/Wastewater Commissioning Program”

Each year at the WWAC symposium, prizes are given out for the best presentation and best paper. During the call for papers process, speakers are given the option of presenting a 35 minute PowerPoint presentation or a combination of a PowerPoint presentation along with a 8-12 page technical paper.  The awards are structured that all speakers are eligible for the Best Symposium Presentation Award.  The Best Symposium Paper is selected from those speakers who also submitted papers.  The awards are decided by the symposium Program Committee at the conclusion of the symposium, Please congratulate this year’s symposium award winners!


Cameron Kamrani (center), WWAC 2011 best presentation award winner

Graham Nasby & Matt Phillips (center), WWAC 2011 best paper award winners

WWAC 2011 keynote speaker Jeff Theerman, along with longtime WWID members David Hobart and Wally Ingham

About GrahamNasby

Director, ISA Water/Wastewater Technical Division ---- Graham Nasby, P.Eng., PMP is a senior I&C Engineer with Eramosa Engineering Inc. His areas of expertise include instrumentation, control systems design, electrical design, project execution and plant start-ups. He is also subject matter expert in alarm management and works extensively in the municipal water/wastewater sector. Graham was the chair of the 2012 and 2013 ISA water/wastewater symposiums. Graham lives in Guelph, Ontario, Canada and can be contacted at: graham.nasby@grahamnasby.com .