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Juliann Grant

Greetings from ISA’s Community Manager

Hello ISA friends,  I’m so glad to be here. I wanted take a minute and introduce myself to you and share some thoughts about what’s in store for the upcoming months.  For those who don’t know me,  I’m Juliann Grant, and I’m excited to be ISA’s first official community manager. I think the timing couldn’t […]

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Andy Chatha Awarded ISA Honorary Membership

The 2011 Annual ISA Honors and Awards Gala was held on 17 October in Mobile, Alabama. The Honors and Awards program provides an opportunity for ISA to recognize outstanding individuals for the contributions they have made to the Society and/or the automation industry. Society and industry leaders from across the world gathered to celebrate and […]

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ISA honors authors at awards ceremony

Each year, the ISA Publications Department and the Standards & Practices Department recognize and thank all authors/contributors who help review, develop, and deliver technical resources to the automation profession via an award ceremony and reception. Held in the Mardi Gras Theater on Tuesday evening, 18 October at ISA Automation Week 2011, several authors received awards for […]

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Automation Founders Circle: Klein earns Arnold O. Beckman Award

ISA will honor Martin Klein by presenting him with its Arnold O. Beckman Founder Award on 17 October, the opening day of ISA Automation Week. Given in honor of Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, founder of Beckman Instruments, the award “recognizes a significant technological contribution to the conception and implementation of a new principle of instrument […]

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ISA12 Members Maintain a High Activity Level at October Meetings

More than forty ISA12 (Electrical Equipment for Hazardous Locations) Members will gather in Cape Cod, Massachusetts October 3-7 to cover topics such as intrinsic safety, gas detectors, instrument purging, and fiber optics.  ISA12 covers the work of 40 standards, including 25 adoptions of IEC standards. During the week, the group will be working on submission […]

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Honors and Awards

ISA Honors Outstanding Achievements

ISA is proud to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Society and to the automation community. The distinguished grade of Fellow is conveyed by ISA to qualified senior members who have made exceptional engineering or scientific contributions to the field of automation. In addition, deserving and qualified individuals, both members and non-members, […]

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The Power of Networking: Jobs, Business, Even Fun

I receive a plethora of newsletters, mostly dealing with our technology or with applications. However I also receive a few on marketing, Telisian’s  “What’s Working in Marketing & eBusiness” , and on using social media like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Indeed, as many of you know, I am an inveterate tweeter! I recently received a […]

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ISA Mentor Program: A Guide to Success

Automation and control systems expert, Greg McMillan, principal consultant, Emerson Process Management, wants to share his knowledge. What better way to do this than through the ISA Mentor program. McMillan’s career spans more than 40 years with deep roots at Monsanto Co. where he learned early on from some of the best minds in process […]

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Certifications and Economic Development

The Manufacturing Institute (MI) is expanding its certification partners by adding ISA CAP and CCST.  ISA just signed an agreement with MI this month.  MI is working with four pilot states (OH, WA, NC and TX), and four regions within those states, to integrate skill certifications and credentials into the fabric of workforce development I was […]

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