Stay Home and Learn

With the concerns of COVID-19, and the calls for staying home, many automation manufacturers are providing some options for free online training. These offers are temporary and subject to change. We'll continue to update this page as we learn of new programs being offered.

March 2020 Section Meeting

With the arrival of 5G technology, the manufacturing and production industries face their biggest transformation yet. Safer, flexible and more efficient systems will be possible thanks to the ultra-low-latency and reliability of 5G connectivity. This presentation will describe the benefits of 5G for Industrial IoT and the impact on smart manufacturing and smart production.

ISA publishes third edition of Start-Up: A Technician’s Guide

The International Society of Automation (ISA) today announces the third edition release of Start-Up: A Technician’s Guide, a best-practice handbook to help control system technicians meet the high-pressure demands and fast-emerging challenges of getting new plants and new plant systems…

Beamex partners with the ISA New Orleans Section to donate $25,000 to a UNO scholarship fund

Proceeds from the Annual Calibration Exchange combined with large contribution from the ISA New Orleans Section create a new scholarship fund Late last month, a scholarship totaling $25,000 was created for the University of New Orleans Engineering Program, funded by…

ISA publishes fourth edition of its Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam reference manual

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the fourth edition release of its Control Systems Engineering Exam Reference Manual: A Practical Study Guide—updated to cover the new, 2019 Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam specifications developed…

New Guidelines for Optimizing HMI Usability and Performance Published by ISA

Human-machine interfaces (HMIs), the primary means by which users interact with industrial processes, provide the potential and opportunity to greatly enhance operations - or to confuse users and degrade operations. The International Society of Automation's first American National Standard on…