The 2008 Yokogawa Corporation of America Technology Fair & Users Conference was held April 8-10, at the Hilton Americas in Houston, TX. Led by users for users, the 2008 conference provided valuable exchange of information among process manufacturers, and end-users. The user-driven event featured a comprehensive collections of user-driven presentations and workshops on technology selection and application, and automation strategy. The conference was designed for current and future users of Yokogawa products and solutions in a number of industries including Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power, Refinery, Petrochemical, and Upstream Oil & Gas. It offered attendees the chance to participate in Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses and product technical seminars, share problem-solving approached to practical applications, and see how Yokogawa automation solutions delivery measurable results.