Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Message from Portugal

ISA Portugal is the organiser of 2013 District 12 Leaders Conference, which will take place at Cascais, a historic and tourist town 20 miles west of Lisbon.

Click for Guide! (pdf)
In order to help our guests upon arrival in Lisbon we have prepared a small guide here (pdf). ISA President, Terry Ives, and Brian Curtis, District 12 Vice-President will be in attendance, as many other ISA Leaders. The attached Registration Form (pdf interactive) should be filled out and sent to

The conference will be held at Pousada Cascais, a recently refurbished hotel built inside the town fortress walls, over the sea. A limited block of rooms is available at ISA special rate until April, 10th. Reservations have to be made directly with the hotel, see reservation form (pdf). Ask for Mr. Nelson Nunes, by phone +351 21 0417063 or by email

I’m looking forward to meet everyone in Portugal and contributing to this important conference in which we can further our knowledge of ISA to help our sections grow, network with other ISA members and most importantly have some fun.

See you all in Lisbon.
José Alexandre Pereira
ISA Portugal - President

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Paper call for automation event in Saudi

The ISA Saudi Arabia Section of ISA has issued the formal Call-for-Papers for their ISA Automation Conference and Exhibition. This is scheduled to be held from December 7th to 11th, 2013 at the Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Towers, Saudi Arabia.

Under the theme “Experience the Future”, the event promises to be the only full-scale conference and tradeshow in the Middle East that will be dedicated for process automation.

It will focus on measurement and control latest technologies through a 3-day technical conference, product exhibition, workshops and training courses.

The event is primarily sponsored by Saudi Aramco.