Attend Training with SMC University

Looking to learn about automation protocols and connectivity? About fire and gas detection and protection? About the role of the cloud for remote control? Sierra Monitor Corporation (SMC) offers educational webinars and in-person seminars on a regular basis through our SMC University program and exhibits at a variety of trade shows. Click a webinar link to register, or fill out the contact form below to register for a seminar. We will contact you to confirm your registration.

Upcoming Trade Shows and Speaking Sessions:

  • 2017 ACT Expo, May 1-4, 2017
    Booth 756, Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
    2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo is the largest clean fleet event. As annual participants, we will be exhibiting at Booth 756, showcasing our Sentry IT flame and gas detection solutions for industrial and commercial facilities like natural gas vehicle maintenance facilities. We have an exciting new feature for our Sentry IT Controller that you do not want to miss. If you're looking for a new, modern solution to monitor your facility's personnel and assets with no security barriers, come see us!
  • 2017 NFPA Conference and Expo, June 4-7, 2017
    Booth 301, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210
    NFPA's Conference & Expo is a can't-miss showcase that combines an unrivaled educational conference with a comprehensive expo of the latest products and services. There is no better opportunity to learn, discover, network, and stay current with advances in your field. Come visit us at Booth 301 to see our latest enhancements to our industry-leading Sentry IT flame and gas detection solutions.

Upcoming Webinars:

  • Discover Your BACnet Network Like Never Before
    • This webinar has ended. Watch the recording here.
  • Understanding Flame Detection: How to Protect Your Facility from Fire Hazards
    • This webinar has ended. Watch the recording here.

Upcoming Training Courses:

Automation Protocols and FieldServer Essentials

  • Dates and Locations:
    • September 21 and 22, 2017 at Sierra Monitor HQ
  • Cost:  $995
  • Details:
    • On the first day, participants will review the basics of most common automation protocols and learn how to configure, install, commission, and debug the FieldServer protocol gateway. On the second day, participants are encouraged to bring their own devices to participate in a “plug-fest" where they will interface their devices to other systems over a network. 

      The cost of the class includes a QuickServer protocol gateway that the participants can continue to use in subsequent field integration projects. The instructor of this training course is a FieldServer-approved system integrator who has over 14 years' experience with protocol conversion and systems integration. 

      To learn more, watch our FieldServer training course video.


    Sentry IT Gas and Flame Detection
  • Dates and Locations:
    • Stay tuned for updates on future training seminars!
  • Cost:  Day 1: $500 / Day 2: $250
  • Details:
    • Participants will gain knowledge about industrial life safety systems using Sentry IT gas and flame detection solutions. This class is intended to provide essential understanding of detection principals, sensor technology, characteristics of hazardous gases, proper equipment selection, and good installation and maintenance practices. Participants will be educated about current codes and standards as they apply to these life safety systems. 

      The class will also show how to integrate these detection systems with building automation, industrial automation and mass notification systems. Class provides hands-on instruction time with live equipment showing calibration, troubleshooting and maintenance procedures. The class will be taught by Sierra Monitor's Fire and Gas Product Manager, who has more than 20 years of experience developing, selecting, and installing such systems. 

      To learn more about our fire and gas detection solutions, watch our Sentry IT video.

Training Course Registration