The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 36,000 members and 350,000 customers around the world.
ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as “The Voice of Automation.” Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (www.isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (www.isa100wci.org).
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Ives provides highlights of the five technical division symposia that have been held so far in 2013, and encourages members to attend and spread the word about the three remaining Society events for the year: the 2013 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium, to be held 6-8 August in Orlando, Florida, USA; the 8th ISA Marketing and Sales Summit, to be held 11-13 September in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; and ISA Automation Week 2013, to be held 5-7 November in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Anton Natchaev shares his story of how ISA has enriched his academic experience and strengthened his research, technical, and presentation skills The lead graduate student in computational science research at the University of Southern Mississippi, Anton Natchaev has taken advantage of many opportunities to volunteer, network, and present technical findings at ISA division symposia. In his message, Natchaev thanks ISA for supporting his educational and professional development, and helping him realize his career objectives. New ISA symbols software, based on the ANSI/ISA5.1-2009,Instrumentation Symbols and Identification standard, set to be used with Autodesk AutoCAD The new software product provides users with graphic symbols to be used during the engineering design and layout for a variety of instrumentation-related activities. Learn about the 10 essential elements of a successful DCS migration A recent study shows that 68% of control engineers plan to upgrade within the next six months. And it's safe to say that most of these engineers experience some degree of fear, uncertainty, and doubt about how to move forward. This top 10 list was developed to help engineers focus on the elements of what it takes to accomplish a successful migration. The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announces globalization of ISASecure™ Today's changing information technology landscape is increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack around the globe. In response to the heightened risk, the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI), in partnership with the Japan-based Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA), has officially published plans to open a testing and accreditation body in Japan through the Japanese Accreditation Board (JAB). The JAB will start the formal accreditation process during fiscal year 2013, and will begin EDSA certifications in fiscal year 2014. New ISA100 Wireless capabilities demonstrated at recent international trade shows ISA100 Wireless™ product demonstrations at the recently held 2013 Hannover Messe Fair in Germany and the ISA Calgary show-highlighting the ISA100 WCI supplier innovations that are evolving the industrial process automation industry-were met with record user interest. Only a few days remain to enter a drawing to win an Apple iPad®ISA wants to hear your thoughts, and we're ready to reward your section for helping us gather the opinions and insights of your section members, co-workers, and friends.We'll award three prizes-$3,000, $1,500, and $500-to the sections with the most participation between now and 15 June in a new, 10-minute-long industry survey. In addition, each individual survey taker will be automatically entered into a drawing for an Apple iPad®!So, how can your section win? It's simple. Distribute the link below far and wide-send it to your section members, co-workers, and friends in the industry. One of the questions at the end of the survey asks the respondents where they heard about the survey-and if they pick your section, your section will get credit for their responses.The top three sections with the most respondents win the cash prizes! Each respondent is automatically entered into the Apple iPad drawing.Remember, responses must be received by 15 June, so start promoting the survey and rack up your responses to win!
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2013 ISA Water / Wastewater and Automation Controls Symposium6-8 August 2013Crowne Plaza OrlandoUniversal HotelOrlando, FL, US.
ISA Technical Training Camp-Houston 2013Four weeks of world-class automation technician and engineering courses all in one location. Only four courses left during the last two weeks in June!Houston, TX, USASeize the Day: ISA Short Course Event Capitalize on this great learning opportunity consisting of 20 one-day automation and control courses in one week!July 29 - August 2 2013ISA Headquarters RTP, NC; USAISA's 2014 TrainingCatalog! Download ISA's 2014 TrainingSchedule Poster!Download