I knew that Dieter Schaudel's message would be controversial. I didn't think the messenger would get shot as bad as I've been over this weekend.
No, it isn't from me. It is from Dieter Schaudel, who until his retirement in June was Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer, and a member of the Executive Committee of Endress+Hauser.
From the press release:
I am also very pleased to report that yesterday the ISA Council of Society Delegates voted overwhelmingly to change the official name of the society to the International Society of Automation.
From Jennifer Infantino's press release:
ISA President Kim Miller-Dunn has sent an open letter to every ISA member she could find asking for their support of the proposed name change from ISA, the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society to the International Society of Automation.
Thanks to Tom McAvinew and Al Iverson of the ISA Standards and Practices Board for responding to my challenge to come up with how to deal with industrial wireless networks using the ISA standards for documentation and design drafting for instrumentation systems.
65C/506A/PAS Project: IEC/PAS 62591 Ed.1 IEC/PAS 62591: Industrial communication networks - Fieldbus spec
ISA Announces Hurricane Relief Fundraiser to Help Gulf Coast Recover from Storm
After a gangbusters start yesterday with over 40 people attending the pre-conference short courses taught by me, John Kuensler of ARC and Jim Geisman who is one of the two leading gurus of pricing for technology products, and a terrific keynote by Julie Fraser, Principal Industry Analyst from Cambashi, Inc.