Vice chief engineer Lin Rong will offer insights on Foundation fieldbus projects in China
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013 – The Fieldbus Foundation today announced that Lin Rong, vice chief engineer for Sinopec Engineering Incorporation (SEI) will deliver the keynote address at its 2013 General Assembly, to be held in Shanghai, China, on March 12-15, 2013. This annual event is open to Fieldbus Foundation members and non-members, and will be attended by leading Foundation fieldbus suppliers, end users and industry participants from around the world.
Mr. Lin has more than 26 years of professional engineering experience on large-scale petrochemical projects. He recently served as an instrumentation & control (I&C) team leader for the feasibility study, PMC and EPC phases of the FUJIAN Refining & Ethylene Project, which is a joint venture of Aramco, ExxonMobil and Sinopec. He has also led and assisted on 12 technical research and development (R&D) projects for SINOPEC and SEI.
Mr. Lin was named councilior of the China Instrument and Control Society in 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Chemical Process Automation degree from Zhejiang University.
Rich Timoney, Fieldbus Foundation president and CEO, welcomed Mr. Lin as the General Assembly keynote speaker. “It is an honor to have a respected engineering executive from one of China’s leading refining and petrochemical firm address our 2013 General Assembly,” said Timoney. “SEI is recognized as a key adopter of Foundation technology, and it has implemented many of the largest fieldbus projects in China.”
The highlight of the General Assembly is the conference to be held March 14. The conference program is focused on automation end users and will provide an overview of the many Foundation fieldbus developments across the globe. It will include updates by leading fieldbus experts on the latest initiatives in Foundation technology, as well as presentations by major end users who have installed fieldbus in their industrial operations.
Representatives of Fieldbus Foundation member companies are invited to attend the General Assembly business meeting on March 15.
For more information and registration, please visit the Events page on the Fieldbus Foundation's website or call 512-794-8890.
About the Fieldbus Foundation
The Fieldbus Foundation is a global not-for-profit corporation consisting of leading process end users and automation companies. Within the Fieldbus Foundation, end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations work together to develop an automation infrastructure that allows you to view your process in high definition; manage information effectively; and optimize people, processes and technology. For more information, visit their web site at http://www.fieldbus.org.