Breaking News: ISA Philadelphia Boot Camp Training

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ISA Philadelphia section members

If you plan to attend this one-time Philadelphia offering of ISA’s popular Technician Training Boot Camp, register today. Seats are filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

This week of intensive training covering a broad range of technical topics needed to get the job done right is normally held only at ISA Headquarters in North Carolina. BUT, we have scheduled this one-time public offering in Philadelphia to make it easier for you to attend. Don’t miss it.

When: 20-24 August 2012

Where: Hilton Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia, PA USA
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Golf Outing 2012

9th Annual ISA Charlie Bissell Classic


June 21, 2012 (Thursday)


Makefield Highlands Golf Club
1418 Woodside Road
Yardley, PA 19067


Registration: 11:00 AM 
 Shotgun Start:  1:00 PM 

Banquet Dinner immediately following Golf Outing

Click to learn the details & register on our special “Golf Outing” web page here–> Outing/

May meeting proves great success; scholarships awarded

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Terry Ives discusses state of the ISA

The May 2012 meeting, held at the Endress + Hauser facility in Chalfont, was a great success. Attendance numbered more than 35, including scholarship recipients and their family members. The hosts, Rockwell Automation and Endress + Hauser provided a great free meal (with wine and beer no less) and guided a tour of the Process Training Unit. Our meeting was held  in conjunction with a reception for attendees for the Process Solutions Summit at the facility–a two-day event.

Terry Ives, President of Ives Equipment and President-Elect of ISA, discussed the state of our technical society and some of the issues it faces as we move forward.

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Philadelphia ISA May meeting on State of the ISA (New Location)

May 2012 Philadelphia ISA
regular meeting

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For a printable copy, click here.

May Speaker:

Terry Ives, 3rd Generation owner & President of Ives Equipment Corporation

Terry is presently International President Elect of ISA coming off the Secretary of our Society. He is passionate about helping ISA’s future. With Ives Equipment since 1985, Terry has led his company as President and owner leading since 1998. With a dedicated career in the automation industry, Terry has also been involved with leadership roles in local, District and National society positions of ISA, Boy Scouts of America, YMCA, Young Presidents Organization, as well as other organizations. An avid fishing and boating proponent, he helps to run Mid Atlantic region Marlin Tournaments. Terry has received numerous ISA awards over the years and is very proud to continue the tradition well established by his Father, Uncle and Grandfather with ISA leadership — and will be third of his family to take the helm as the International President.

May Sponsors

At this meeting Phila ISA will offer up to three $1000 scholarships in honor and recognition of three outstanding ISA Philadelphia Section members:

  • The E. Ross Forman, PE Award
  • The C. Blair Ives, Jr Award
  • The Clifton E. McLaughlin Award

DATE & TIME: Wednesday May 16, 2012. Meeting coincides with the BBQ social reception for the Process Training Unit facility Grand Opening, starting at 5:00 PM.
Following social, meal and tour, ISA Meeting starts at about 6:30 PM, with scholarship awards and Keynote Speaker’s presentation beginning about 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM

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