Attend Training with SMC University

Looking to learn about automation protocols and connectivity? About flame 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 ADIPEC Exhibition and Conference, November 13-16, 2017
    Booth 7551, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)
    The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) is one of the world’s most influential events for the oil and gas industry. As a premium exhibition and conference platform, ADIPEC hosts hundreds of speakers, thousands of exhibiting companies and tens of thousands of trade professionals from around the world. As annual participants, we will be exhibiting at Booth 7551, showcasing our flame and gas detection solutions.
  • 2018 AHR Expo, January 22-24, 2018
    Booth 4041, McCormick Place, 2301 S King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
    The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which started 86 years ago as a heating and ventilation show, has grown into the event of the year for the HVACR industry. Come visit us at Booth 4041 to see our latest enhancements to our industry-leading protocol gateway solutions.

Upcoming Webinars:

  • Gaseous Fuel Vehicle Maintenance Facility Design
    • This webinar has ended. Watch the recording here.
  • 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:
    • February 15 and 16, 2018 at Sierra Monitor HQ
    • May 17 and 18, 2018 Sierra Monitor HQ
    • September 13 and 14, 2018 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:
    • December 12 and 13, 2017 at University of Phoenix in Downtown Philadelphia
  • 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 Flame and Gas Product Manager, who has more than 20 years of experience developing, selecting, and installing such systems. 

      Interested in seeing what we'll be covering in the training? Here's a brief overview of our syllabus.

      Need help finding a hotel? Here's a list of varied local hotel options.

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

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