September meeting topic: Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks

Market interest in wireless industrial devices is growing rapidly in the process industries as their capabilities improve. Standardization of wireless network protocols for both devices and infrastructure makes the technology even more attractive. Interfacing these devices using standards such as … Continue reading

Message from the president

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Bill Dugary (left) receives engraved silver plate from incoming president Fred Capanna to commemorate Bill’s two years of service as president of the Philadelphia Section.

As the new Philly Section President, I want to start by thanking Bill Dugary for his service as our previous president. Bill has done an excellent job re-invigorating our section. If you look at some of the speakers and topics we have had over the past two years, I think you would agree they’ve been excellent.

He also expanded our participation in related community and educational activities, such as Future Cities, ISPE meetings, and local training seminars.

We have a great core of leaders. At our recent kickoff meeting, they generated some innovative ideas to keep the momentum going.

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ISPE Delaware Valley Chapter cordially invites you to their March Education Event:

ISPE/ASME Cross-industry Energy Savings Perspectives March 28 – 5:30 – 9:00 pm The ISPE-DVC Education Committee is holding their March Education Session in conjunction with ASME to provide a cross-industry perspective on Energy Savings.  The session will be held at … Continue reading

Your Section & The Philadelphia Future City Competition

Members of our Executive Board (the wise men) have made the ISA Philadelphia Section a bronze sponsor of the Philadelphia Future City Competition.
A National Engineers Week Program, the competition provides a fun and exciting educational engineering experience for middle school students. The competition combines a stimulating engineering challenge with a “hands-on” application.

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