ISA and Beamex to conduct a hands-on, interactive workshop on calibration best practices 18 August 2016 at the Houston Space Center

  • March 24, 2016
  • Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Strategic Partner for Calibration, Beamex, Inc., announce the opening of attendee registration for Calibration Best Practices: Interactive Workshop, which will be held Thursday, 18 August 2016 at the Space Center Houston in Houston, Texas, USA.

The jointly sponsored workshop will explore the latest insights, trends and best practices for process plant technicians and engineers seeking to improve calibration quality, safety, accuracy and efficiency. Instructors will discuss day-to-day challenges and how best to solve them through new and innovative strategies and advances in calibration technology—all designed to save time while achieving quality metrics and improving safety.

Workshop participants will benefit from a highly interactive learning approach, providing the practical skills and know-how needed to improve daily maintenance processes and tasks. The day of personalized instruction includes:

  • Hands-on temperature and pressure calibration training
  • Automated switch-testing demonstrations
  • Instrument calibration competitions (with prizes!)
  • An open forum to ask experts about complex calibrations

“ISA is excited to be co-hosting this unique event with our partner, Beamex,” says Jennifer Infantino Halsey, ISA’s Director of Marketing & Communications. “For several years now, ISA and Beamex have worked together to educate our members, customers and other professionals within the automation community on calibration techniques and technologies. This event is particularly valuable and attractive because it emphasizes hands-on skills training for real-world application and because it’s offered in such a stimulating and fascinating scientific environment.”

Access to this event is limited, so interested persons are encouraged to register soon. The registration includes access to all presentations, breakfast and lunch as well as admission to the Space Center Plaza exhibit, including the full-scale engineering mockup and other artifacts of NASA’s Orion spacecraft and a stellar science show.

In addition to offering extensive education programs, a museum of space artifacts and exhibits, and space attractions, the Space Center Houston serves as a gateway for touring the NASA Johnson Space Center.

The calibration workshop will conclude at an all-inclusive evening networking reception at TopGolf, a local entertainment and event venue. Each attendee is responsible for his or her travel arrangements and expenses. To reserve your spot, view details on the program, review a list of recommended hotels and more, visit the workshop website at

About the ISA and Beamex partnership

Beamex, a global leader in developing equipment, software, systems and services for the calibration and maintenance of process instruments, collaborates with ISA through the association’s Corporate Partnerships Program. 

The ISA Corporate Partnerships Program offers companies a customized, tailored approach to sponsorship within the organization. Partnership packages include year-round promotion, prominent association-wide access and recognition, and turnkey service from a dedicated team of professionals. Companies can bundle ISA products and services with marketing opportunities, providing a more streamlined approach to corporate sponsorship. For more information about ISA’s Corporate Partnerships Program, visit the partner section of the ISA website or contact Halsey at +1 (919) 990-9287.

About Beamex

Beamex is a leading, worldwide provider of calibration solutions that meet even the most demanding requirements of process instrumentation. Beamex offers a comprehensive range of products and services--from portable calibrators to workstations, calibration accessories, calibration software, industry-specific solutions and professional services. Through Beamex’s subsidiaries, branch offices and an extensive network of independent distributors, the company’s products and services are available in more than 80 countries. Beamex has more than 12,000 customers worldwide.

About ISA

The International Society of Automation ( 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 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

ISA owns, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (, 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 ( and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (