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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Early bird registration deadline for 2015 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium extended to 1 July 2015
ISA’s 58th POWID Symposium attracts 120 attendees to examine and offer solutions to critical automation challenges
ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Certifies Three Yokogawa ISA100 Wireless Products
Beamex is pleased to announce its cooperation with Mark Draghicescu Racing at Silverstone race circuit
ISA and Beamex to co host web seminar on how to avoid the pitfalls of calibration system implementation
Honeywell Named Best Industrial Wireless Provider at 2014 Asian Manufacturing Awards
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By Peggie Koon, 2014 ISA PresidentIn my column in last month's issue of ISA Insights, I mentioned five game-changing themes ISA leaders adopted as high-level directional strategic goals for the Society. Those goals originated from a discussion of trends impacting ISA's future. In many cases ISA staff and volunteers who are subject matter experts (SME's) in these areas are already engaged in efforts to achieve these goals.
ISA's brand new website! - ISA is hard at work putting the finishing touches on its brand new website, the customer- and member-centric portal that showcases all of ISA's products, services, and technical information to the world. The new isa.org caters to users like never before with enhanced search and filtering capabilities site wide; new navigation with mega-menus that allow users to browse three levels deep in the site by hovering over a navigation button; and an easy, intuitive, and fast check-out process.
Q&A with Jim Cahill - This month's Q&A features Jim Cahill, the chief blogger at Emerson Process Management. In his position, Cahill leads the social marketing efforts for Emerson's Process Management's business platform and social media efforts by sharing best practices and establishing policies and governance models.
In his responses, Cahill shares his experiences in the fast-moving world of social media and offers some insights and advice on how to best take advantage of social media tools and opportunities.The White House, the Automation Federation, and ISA celebrate the official launch of the US Cybersecurity Framework
The official rollout of the US Cybersecurity Framework, held recently at an event in Washington, DC, marked the completion of a successful partnership effort among The White House, the Automation Federation, and ISA. Now, the second phase of the partnership-working together to implement the framework-begins.Statement by President Obama on the Cybersecurity Framework
At the official launch of the US Cybersecurity Framework, the White House released a statement by President Obama. In his remarks, the president said that "cyber threats pose one the gravest national security dangers that the United States faces." Read the statement in its entirety on the White House website.IEC TC65 Plenary Set for Hamburg, Germany
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will hold the plenary meeting of IEC TC65, Industrial Process Measurement, Control and Automation in Hamburg, Germany during the period of 24 March - 4 April 2014. The first week will be devoted to working group meetings, followed by a second week of meetings of TC65 and its main subcommittees.The clock is ticking! The nomination deadline for Celebrating Excellence Awards is 31 March 2014 Time is Running Out
Have you submitted a nomination for this year's Celebrating Excellence Awards?
The Celebrating Excellence awards program is an extension of our time-honored practice of recognizing those companies and individuals, both members and non-members, who have contributed to the Society and automation industry.Don't forget the deadline for 2014 Fellow nominations is 30 April 2014.Leading field communication organizations partnering at Hannover Messe 2014 promote the Field Communication Lounge
The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute, FDT Group, Fieldbus Foundation, HART Communication Foundation, OPC Foundation, and PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International) are partnering to support and promote the fourth Field Communication Lounge exhibit at the 2014 Hannover Messe tradeshow, 7-11 April, Hannover, Germany.Get up to date on exciting ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) news -
The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announces several exciting developments, including:
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Important Changes Related to Your ISA AccountIn addition to launching a new website, ISA is updating its email system and customer account system in order to serve you better. Please take a moment to read the important announcements below and how these changes may affect you.
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Quality error with ISA membership cards corrected
Some ISA members recently received membership cards printed with a low-quality ink that smeared making them illegible upon delivery. These cards did not reflect our commitment to provide you with high quality products and services. ISA has taken corrective action and replaced the cards and revised the production process. Please accept our apology and let us know if you come across any more issues.
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