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 AHR Expo, Las Vegas, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1
    Booth C1576, Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
    The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) is the HVACR event of the year and is held in major cities across the U.S., with this year hosted in Las Vegas. As yearly participants, we will be exhibiting at Booth C1576, showcasing our IIoT mulit-protocol solutions that can IIoT-empower industrial field devices. if you're looking for building and industrial controls and IIoT solutions come see us!

Upcoming Webinars:

  • How to Gain Complete Visibility Over Your Devices
    • 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:
    • February 16 and 17, 2017 at Sierra Monitor HQ
    • May 18 and 19, 2017 at Sierra Monitor HQ
    • 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:
    • TBD
  • 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.

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