ISA NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Honors & Awards Committee is Now Accepting Nominations for 2008
Research Triangle Park, NC (26 November 2007) -- At the 2007 Honors & Awards Gala in October, ISA honored individuals whose contributions and accomplishments helped advance the field of automation. The ISA Honors & Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for 2008 recognition.
The awards program recognizes outstanding technical accomplishments, Society service, contributions to education, mentoring students, standards development, and corporate support. Nominations are due 10 February 2008, and award descriptions and nomination forms are available online at www.isa.org/honors.
ISA has approximately twenty award categories, and nominations for the awards come from all over the world every year. The awards are split into two main categories: Technical Awards and Service Awards, with some additional awards that don't belong in either category.
* Douglas H. Annin Award
* E.G. Bailey Award
* Arnold O. Beckman Founder Award
* Donald P. Eckman Education Award
* Kermit M. Fischer Environmental Award
* Albert F. Sperry Founder Awards
* UOP Technology Award
* Honorary Member
* Distinguished Society Service Award
* Emerging Leader Award
* Golden Achievement Award
* Life Achievement Award
* Don W. Thompson Award
* Standards & Practices Award
* Excellence in Documentation
* Corporate Sponsorship and Support Recognition
* Section Performance Award
* Outstanding Division Award
For more information about the ISA Honors and Awards Program or the ISA Honors and Awards Gala, or to nominate someone for an award, call (919)
549-8411 or visit www.isa.org/honors.
Founded in 1945, ISA (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in the Western Hemisphere. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).