ISA sponsors second annual Yapfest at Expo 2007

Sept. 7, 2007

Research Triangle Park, N.C. -- ISA will host its second annual event for Young Automation Professionals, YAPFEST, at ISA EXPO 2007 in Houston, Texas. 

YAPFEST is a must-attend event, open to young professionals and students (aged 18-30) in the automation industry. The event features opportunities to network with industry leaders, food, free beer, entertainment, and prizes. 

The event will take place at the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas, from 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, 2 October. ISA EXPO 2007, held at the Reliant Center 2-4 October, will feature keynote addresses from industry experts, lively forums and technical conference sessions, and a cutting-edge exhibition.

YAPFEST attendees will enjoy music from popular local band "11th Hour," and participate in a drawing for an Alienware Notebook. Attendees will also receive a free conference session pass to ISA EXPO for the day of YAPFEST and a 50% off coupon that can be used at the bookstore at ISA EXPO for a discount on any ISA book .

"It's important for young professionals to have an opportunity to network with each other and with industry leaders," said ISA Director of Convention, Education, and Certification Services Dale Lee. "It's equally important to engage this generation in a dialog about the future of the industry, and we're excited to have that opportunity through this event."

More information about YAPFEST, including registration details, is available by calling ISA at (919) 549-8411 or visiting