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April 2021 Section Meeting

Digital Transformation of Process and Functional Safety https://youtu.be/Zuq2YkZCaTo Presentation: isa-april-2021-isa-84-digital-transformation-rev-2Download Abstract:Tedium and time wasting have both largely been eliminated from our lives through digital transformation. We enjoy nearly instant satisfaction and success viewing and manipulating data as we bank, shop,…

March 2021 Section Meeting

Many process industries operating in high corrosive environments take precautions to protect electrical and electronic equipment, but did you know your critical electronics may be more susceptible today than they were just five years ago? 

New ISA book outlines a pathway to improved plant floor productivity, efficiency

By taking an operations-based approach to Manufacturing Execution Systems, new ISA book outlines a pathway to improved plant floor productivity, efficiency By describing the implementation and use of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) through an operations-focused approach, a new ISA book…

New Guide to Cybersecurity Standards: ISA Introduces an Overview of the ISA/IEC 62443 Series

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance have released a new guide to the world’s only consensus-based automation cybersecurity standards. “Quick Start Guide: An Overview of the ISA/IEC 62443 Series of Standards,” now available for…

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.