Director’s Message

As the new Analytical Division Director for 2017-18, I want to welcome you all to the ISA AD 2017 Symposium website. Please take time to review our program. I do want to point out to everyone that the traditional 3 day symposium is now a 4 day event, with the addition of a full day line-up of invited expert speakers for the Thursday itinerary – “The Process Analytical Enterprise in 2020 and Beyond”. Please make sure to plan your travel arrangements to allow your attendance at this exciting 4th day extension to our Annual Symposium. See you in Pasadena.

– Paul Barnard, Ph.D.

Get busy California dreamin’!

ISA’s 2017 Analysis Symposium is heading to beautiful Pasadena, California

Mark your calendar today to attend ISA’s 2017 Analysis Symposium to be held 23-27 April in the charming City of Roses—Pasadena, California.

Set against the San Gabriel Mountains, picturesque Pasadena will welcome leading analysis professionals and experts to present and discuss the latest and most innovative techniques, developments, and applications in the analytical sciences.

This 62nd annual symposium event features expert presentations and speakers, valuable training courses, an informative technology forum and exhibition, and a wide range of fun-filled social networking events. Attendees will gain the opportunity to meet and engage with industry thought leaders and innovators, as well as representatives of process analyzer manufacturers who will be showcasing their new products and applications.

2017 AD Symposium

We are now accepting letters of intent to present for the 2017 AD Symposium. See below for details.

Hotel Information

Please note: Room availability at the host hotel for entire stay is very limited. Please see below for other accommodations in close proximity to the event location, and some of which have also provided ISA special room blocks/rates.

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
308 Cordova Street
Pasadena, California 91101
+1 (626) 449-4000

Reservation Cutoff: April 1, 2017; 5:00 PM
Room Rate: $189.00 Single or Double + applicable taxes
Reserve Online:

Westin Pasadena
191 N. Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
Room Rate: ISA rate of $189/night
Reservation Cutoff: March 31, 2017
Reserve Online:

Courtyard Marriott Pasadena Old Town
180 N. Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103

Room Rate: ISA rate of $189/night
Reservation Cutoff: April 1, 2017
Reserve Online: click here

Hilton Pasadena
168 S. Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101

Reservation Cutoff: March 23, 2017
Room Rate: $199 / night
Call: 626.577.1000 – Mention meeting code ISA17 for group rate

Alternate Hotel Options

There are no special ISA rates at these properties however they are in close proximity to the event location.

Residence Inn Pasadena Old Town
21 W. Walnut
Pasadena, CA 91103


The Process Analytical Enterprise in 2020 and Beyond

A mini-symposium exploring the implications of Industry 4.0 for online stream analysis in the upstream, downstream, refining, and petrochemical industries

April 27, 2017
ISA Analysis Division Symposium, Pasadena, California

The reality of Industry 4.0 means that the process analytical paradigm will be removed from its current silo and integrated into the broader cyber-physical production context. As yet, what that means is quite uncertain. However, what does seem certain is that process monitoring enterprise will change. The purpose of this mini-symposium is to gain a vision for Process Monitoring 4.0.

Topics to be explored through the PM 4.0 Mini-Symposium

  • Holistic approach to process analyzer selection, procurement, and deployment
  • Analyzer systems of the future
  • The role of digitalization in analyzer system design, implementation, training, and maintenance
  • Controlytics: fusion of technologies for control/optimization and process analysis