ISA Toronto Goes Mobile with New App!

With more people than ever using a smartphone as their calendar, contact list, day planner, encyclopedia, calculator, and even (believe it or not) their phone, ISA Toronto is pleased to announce the release of their mobile application.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

This post is authored by Robert Lindeman, President of ISA 2012 It’s a question we love to ask our kids and our grandkids – and sometimes, the answers we get will make us laugh for years. Sometimes, though, the answer provides a glimpse into a future that we can help...

Congratulations to our ISA Fellows and Honorees

In late September, ISA held its annual Honor and Awards Banquet to honor ISA members how have significant professional achievements or have gone above and beyond in their role as an ISA Volunteer. We would like to share their recognition here with you.  You may view...

ISA’s Gouhin Participates in World Manufacturing Forum

A recent press release by ISA noted that ISA’s Executive Director and CEO, Patrick Gouhin was in Stuttgart, Germany last week speaking to manufacturing executives from 44 countries during the annual World Manufacturing Forum. It is good to see ISA “play an...

Nominate an ISA Society Officer Today

Every year, ISA’s volunteer leader organization needs to fill Society Officer vacancies to support the vision and future of ISA as a Society.  Anyone can nominate an ISA leader, as long as they meet specific criteria: Candidates must be a Senior, Life Senior,...

Fall Leaders Meeting & Automation Week, It’s A Wrap!

Believe it or not, I’m still recovering from being at ISA’s Fall Leader’s meeting and Automation Week.  It was a whirlwind 6 days in Orlando, all of them GREAT!  I even got to enjoy my birthday with my ISA peeps :). Fall Leaders Meeting I spent some...

Get Your Automation Week Daily

If you want to stay on top of the activities and content being delivered at ISA’s Automation Week this week, just click on this image below.  It will take you to the Automation Week Daily that is being produced by Automation.com and...

ISA Toronto Day at Canada’s Wonderland

This post is authored by Ryan Kershaw – ISA Toronto President   Presents Canada’s Wonderland Day September 15, 2012 ISA Toronto is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a social day at Canada’s Wonderland on September 15th.  The day kicks off with a guided...

ISA Mentor Program: A Guide to Success

Last year, at ISA Automation Week in Mobile, Alabama, automation and controls expert Greg McMillan successfully launched the ISA Mentor Program and shared his knowledge with ten protégés. Each of the program participants will present a paper and/or participate in an...

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...

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...

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...

Early Bird Discount for Automation Week Ends July 10

Save $150 with Early bird Rates!  Cutoff date is 10 July Are you planning to attend Automation Week 2012 on September 24-27 in Orlando?  If you are, then you’ve got something to do!  Register now to get the discounted registration price! What are you waiting...

ISA and Automation Federation Drive Engineering Agenda Forward

In mid-April, a core team of executives and volunteer leaders from ISA and Automation Federation (AF) took a seat at the table with several  engineering societies to discuss the future of the engineering profession.  More than 30 engineering groups participated in...

Centennial College Technology Fair & Career Night in Toronto

This post was authored by Tim Munro, Vice President of ISA’s Toronto Section.  ISA Toronto Section was pleased to participate with Centennial College for their first annual “Technology Fair and Career Night”  on March 20, 2012.  This unique event, hosted by the...

Ramping Up for the 55th Annual Power Industry Symposium (POWID)

  55th Annual ISA Power Industry (POWID) Symposium 3–8 June 2012 Austin, Texas Each year, the ISA POWID Symposium brings together the best and brightest engineering minds in power generation and energy markets.  Hundreds attend this annual event to dive deep into...

Wanna Go Behind the Scenes at Disney?

I think the real question is…who wouldn’t want to go behind the scenes at Disneyworld?  I know I would in a heart beat. Good news is attendees who register for the full conference at AutomationWeek 2012 will be doing just that – getting an exclusive...

Cast Your Vote for ISA Volunteer Leader of the Year

There are many wonderful things about being awarded an ISA Celebrating Excellence Member’s Choice Award—peer recognition, an amazing trophy, bragging rights, and an incredible evening at a black-tie Gala just to name a few. But the most unique aspect of the Member’s...

Insights Behind ISA’s Building Automation Systems Division

This interview was originally posted in AutomatedBuildings.com. Back in November 2011, ISA announced the formation of the Building Automation Systems Division in response to member demand for specialized information and sharing expertise around technologies and...

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