IoT North Conference Speakers 2022

Ian Verhappen

Ian Verhappen is a Senior Solution Architect at Willowglen Systems, working on the development of the company’s leading edge, SCADA technology – SentientQ. Since the 1980’s, he has been involved in all aspects of the automation industry. He is a designated Certified Automation Professional and a Professional Engineer in 3 provinces. He is recognized as an ISA Fellow and a member of the Automation Hall of Fame for his work in development of industrial field networks.

Ian is actively involved in the development of international standards, including the Canadian Mirror Committee for ISO JTC 1 SC41 Internet of Things, serving as a member of ISA’s Standards & Practices Board, as well as the Managing Director and Convenor for the development of the Intelligent Device Management Standards. Ian is also an international chairperson of IEC SC65C Industrial networks that oversees all fieldbus protocols.

In addition to that, Ian is a regular columnist for automation trade journals, a conference presenter on a variety of automation topics, and the co-editor of ISA’s Automation Book of Knowledge.

Senior Solution Architect, Willowglen Systems
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