Mile High Industrial and Automation Conference March 31st and April 1st, 2009 Presentation: An Overview of the IEC 61131.3 Industrial Programming Standard Presenter: David James (Dave) McInnes Mr. McInnes is a senior level engineer with over 25 years of design and field service experience in the electrical and control systems engineering field. He has been involved in automation projects including programming for numerous industries such as oil and gas, power generation, water and wastewater, hydroelectric, mining, transportation, process equipment, chemical processing and Nano manufacturing. Over the last seven years he has successfully implement advanced automation systems utilizing programming software that is compliant with the IEC 61131.3 software standard. Two examples of these projects involved water management automation systems for the Bureau of Reclamation and advanced process control systems for Sulzer Chemtech in Winterthur, Switzerland. Mr. McInnes has a M.S. degree and B.S. degree from Colorado State University.