Section/District News

CSE Study Group (Preparation for Texas PE Exam)

Multiple Dates – Details below
AMEC Foster Wheeler
585 North Dairy Ashford
Houston, TX 77079
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join the ISA Houston Section CSE Study Group to prepare for the Texas PE Exam. For more information, visit our website or contact Steven Romero at

PE Study Group Calendar Weekly Topics:

19 October – Codes, Standards and Regulations
26 October – Preparing for the D-Day
28 October – Exam Day

Las Vegas Section Fall Classic Golf Tournament & Table Top Show

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Golf Tournament at Las Vegas National Golf Course
1911 E. Desert Inn Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169 

Tabletop Show at the Railhead Show Room at Boulder Station Casino
4111 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, NV 89121
Golf Tourney Shotgun Start: 7:30 a.m.
Golf Awards:  1 p.m.
Tabletop Show Open: 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Raffle Prizes Awards: 5 p.m. (Must be present to win)
Happy Hour: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Please join us for our Annual ISA Las Vegas Fall Classic Golf Tournament and Table Top Show. This year we will have the golf tournament followed by Table Top Show on Thursday, 13 October 2016. Stop by the show and get information on new technology and services from various vendors and suppliers in the automation industry. Additionally, there will be two technical training sessions during the show with PDH certificates for those who need them. Win various prizes towards the end of the show. We invite any interested vendors/suppliers to exhibit and/or provide technical training sessions for the show. Finally, for those visiting Las Vegas, Boulder Station is offering our section a great room rate of $45.00/night, plus tax and resort fees for Wednesday, 12 October and Thursday, 13 October. Please contact Jeff Blue ( or visit the section web site for registration forms and detailed information. PLEASE RSVP by Thursday, 29 September.

Automation India Week 2016

Hotel Taj, Santacurz, Mumbai
14-16 October 2016
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily

With India’s high growth potential in the field of automation and many talented automation professionals, Automation India Week 2016 offers a great opportunity to learn and network. ISA District 14 has raised the bar to conduct a robust technical program cum exhibition at ISA Automation India Week.

Exhibitors and other experts from various industry sectors are encouraged to be a part of the event. This is a great opportunity for all professionals and those interested in automation to interact and meet directly with industry experts who will discuss the hottest topics and newest techniques in automation.

For more information, visit or contact Radheyshyam Tiwari at

Industrial Automation Networks

Centro Empresarial Zanini
17-21 October 2016
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

For more information, email Register online at 

ISA Pipeline Subsection Scholarship Golf Tournament

Cypress Lakes Golf Course
18700 Cypresswood Drive, Cypress, TX 77429
Friday, 21 October 2016
1 p.m. Shot Gun Start

For more information on this networking and scholarship fundraising event, please visit or contact Amanda Hardy at

Shrimp Boil Fall Social 

Unity Christian Center
211 JB Road, Scott, LA
27 October 20166 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Come enjoy a delicious shrimp boil and live entertainment and refreshments. Door prizes to be awarded at 8 p.m. on the evening of the event. Four sponsored robotics teams will provide demonstrations.

For more information, contact Chad Merke at +1 337-258-8411 or via email at

ISA District 7 Leadership Conference

Five-day Caribbean Carnival Cruise
5-9 November 2016
Departing Galveston Island, Galveston, TX

Why attend?

  • Discover best practices for operating your section
  • Learn about the latest happenings within the Society
  • Meet other district and section officers
  • Network and have fun! Special off-site networking events will be held during the cruise.

For details on costs and fees, please visit the event page.

Additional details will be posted at If you have questions, please contact Shelly Key at +1 979-237-6207/ or contact James Young at +1 979-238-9703/

ISA Houston Section Expo & Chili Cook Off

Houston Farm & Ranch Club
1 Abercrombie Drive, Houston, TX 77084
Thursday, 10 November 2016
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Attend the ISA Houston Section’s largest expo with over 65 companies and 2000 attendees on hand. Judge and eat more than 60 different types of chili; visit with sponsors; meet the Texans cheerleaders; and enjoy live music and a variety of activities, such as armadillo racing.

For more details, visit or contact Amanda Hardy at

Tour of Calspan Wind Tunnel and Auto Crash Test Area

Buffalo, NY
14 November 2016
5 p.m.

For more than 70 years, Calspan has provided independent engineering design, testing, and research services, supporting innovators in the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, and motorsports industries.

For more information, contact Joe Cipriani at or visit

ISA Texas Channel Section Scholarship Golf Tournament

The Battleground Gold Course at Deer Park
1600 Georgia Avenue, Deer Park, TX 77536
Friday, 9 December 2016
9 a.m.

Please join the Texas Channel Section for the 2nd annual scholarship golf tournament in the heart of the ship channel. For more details, visit or contact Amanda Hardy at

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