Author Archive | Emily Kovac

ISA Automation Week 2012 Program Chair Q&A

This year’s ISA Automation Week will be held in Orlando, Fla., on 24–27 September at the Orange County Convention Center. It will offer a world-class, unbiased technical program built around “operational and technical excellence.” ISA Insights recently sat down with Peter Martin, ISA Automation Week 2012 program chair, to find out more about this year’s […]

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ISA Communications Division to host Wireless Factory Automation Workshop

Market developments form the foundation of the premier ISA Wireless Factory Automation Workshop, with a focus of “The Last Meter – Leveraging economies of scale of mass market technologies to meet factory automation wireless communication needs at the edge of the architecture.” The ISA Communications Division will host this workshop on 16-17 April at the […]

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ISA’s new awards program

In case you haven’t heard, the Society has a new honors and awards program—“Celebrating Excellence.” Thanks to a special task force formed by the ISA Honors and Awards Committee and headed by Dr. Peggie Koon, this new program will re-invigorate ISA’s long standing practice of recognizing individuals and companies that have made significant technical contributions […]

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ISA introductions: North Dakota State College of Science Section

ISA Insights asked the North Dakota State College of Science ISA Student Section to participate in a brief question and answer session to familiarize ISA members with this section. Shane Suko, associate professor of Electrical Technology at North Dakota State College of Science, participated in this introduction. Insights: Describe your section to other ISA Members […]

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ISA student membership: Get the most out of it!

How can students expand their technical bases and pick up the interpersonal skills hiring employers want? ISA student membership offers many opportunities for professional enhancement. Here are a few: Leadership opportunities: There are many opportunities besides being an officer. Students can set up meetings. events, or activities. This helps develop organizational, networking, and project management […]

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ISA scholarships enable, inspire

2011 ISA President Leo Staples, Jr., contributes a monthly write-up for ISA’s member newsletter Insights.  In August, as a new school year kicked off for many colleges and universities, Staples’ focus was on the impact ISA scholarships can have on their recipients. “Scholarships enable, motivate, and inspire. Support of a student in pursuit of his […]

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