Author Archive | Juliann Grant


Get Some Training Under Your Belt at Automation Week 2012

2012 ISA Fall Training Institute Opportunities Experience a world of knowledge with 22 of ISA’s most popular courses all in one location during the 2012 ISA Fall Training Institute. This year’s Fall Training Institute (FTI) event is bringing a comprehensive schedule of 22 of our most popular courses, with the added benefit of real-world experience from expert instructors, all to one […]

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Maverick's Plant 24

Pat Gouhin Attends Maverick’s Grand Opening of PlantFloor24

Just yesterday, ISA Executive Director and CEO, Patrick Gouhin attended an invitation-only event at Maverick Technologies headquarters in Columbia, Illinois to participate in the grand opening of their 24/7 Global Operations Center. Nearly 100 people participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony and formal launch of PlantFloor24.  PlantFloor24 is the world’s first full-service, platform-independent, 24/7 hardware, software […]

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Graham Nasby

Automation Master Planning & Developing Effective Process Automation Standards for Your Facilities

Automation Week 2012 Asset Performance Track: Systems Presenter: Graham Nasby, Eramosa Engineering From an owner’s perspective, selecting automation technology for any process or plant represents a myriad of choices.  These choices range from large-scale choices such selecting the automation platform (i.e., whether to use a DCS, a collection of PLCs/RTUs, vendor package control systems, or a […]

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Letter to ISA Members: Proposal of Membership Dues Increase

Below is a letter from Catherine Andrews, who serves as the Vice President of Image and Membership (IMD) at ISA.  As a member of ISA, please review this information and provide any feedback here in a comment, talk to your local Section or District leader, or email Catherine directly. This motion will be voted on at […]

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Part 2: Integrating Analyzers with Automation Systems in Life Sciences

In continuation with our three post series on Integrating Analzyers with Automation Systems, Greg McMillan shared his Top Ten Limitations to Analyzers last summer through a Q&A series with recognized leaders in the field analyzers.  As more life sciences take their offline lab analysis online, they are realizing bigger benefits. Greg notes about the Life Sciences/biopharmaceutical industry: […]

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AutomationWeek Advance Program

6 Reasons To Attend Automation Week

Help shape the future of Automation by participating in Automation Week 2012 in Orlando! For starters, here are 5 Good Reasons to Attend: And #6 Networking… If you are in the automation industry, THIS IS THE EVENT to meet and greet others who are tackling similar technical challenges and applying technology in their business. Fantastic […]

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Part 1: Integrating Analyzers with Automation Systems

Process analyzers have been around for some time, but its getting harder to find talented personnel who know how to use and integrate them with automation systems across different industries including oil and gas, life sciences and more. ControlGlobal provided a detailed history of analyzers in process automation back in a February issue.  They talked with Paul Pulicken […]

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John Cusimano

Webinar June 26: Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Assurance

The importance of industrial cybersecurity is gaining more prominence as attacks on critical infrastructure are being publicized in mainstream media. Join us for an informative webinar on Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Assurance Seats are going fast – more than 100+ registered already… Webinar Details: When: Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT Price: FREE!  Format: 45-minute presentation […]

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