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.
First, the ISA100 leadership rushes out a draft standard after the editorial team "handles" over 2000 technical comments in less than 98 days (including weekends and holidays).
Here's a press release from ISA... and a question from me afterwards...
ISA SP99 member and automation professional Loren Uden passed away on Saturday, August 23rd. He was 53. That's three years younger than I am. I met Loren Uden for the first time just about two weeks ago, at the ACS Cyber Security Conference.
From the press release: ISA Publishes Technical Report on Using ISA88 and ISA95 Together. Research Triangle Park, NC (31 July 2008) - ISA88, the Batch Control Systems standards committee, has completed a technical report on using its standards with the ISA95 Enterprise/Control System Integration standards.
I am a little awed to be on this list, too. Hans has long deserved an award from ISA. Maggie is only the second woman ever to be named an Honorary Member, and deserves every second of her applause. I am honored every time Greg Shinskey agrees to write for Control.
Observations from beautiful, hot Scottsdale – ISA POWID Symposium ISA POWID is the instrumentation and controls symposium for fossil and nuclear power generation. On Tuesday, ISA POWID held 6 hours of security tracks. My general observations include: - Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) had another scheduling conflict which precluded that organization from...
I received over the weekend, another letter from Kim Miller Dunn, the 2008 ISA President: Dear Member: Congratulations! You've reached a significant professional milestone--thirty years of continuous membership in ISA. The Society thrives because of the dedication of Members like you. Thank you for your many years of involvement in ISA.
ISA just released the following carefully crafted press release. It announces the creation of a WirelessHART Convergence Subcommittee. The ISA100 standards committee on wireless systems for automation has created a new subcommittee to address options for convergence of the ISA100.11a and WirelessHART standards. This initiative is a key step in...