|About||ISA is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 40,000 worldwide members other professionals.|
|Mission||The ISA mission is to enable our members, including worldwide subject-matter experts, automation suppliers, and end-users, to work together to develop and deliver the highest quality, unbiased automation information, including standards, a access to technical information, professional development resources, and opportunities to network with other automation professionals.|
The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.
ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as “The Voice of Automation.” Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (www.isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (www.isa100wci.org).
ISA Standards help automation professionals streamline processes and improve industry safety, efficiency, and profitability. Over 150 standards reflect the expertise from over 4,000 industry experts around the world. Since 1949, ISA has been recognized as the expert source for automation and control systems consensus industry standards.
ISA certification provides an objective, third-party assessment and confirmation of a person’s skills, and gives them the opportunity to stand out from the crowd and be recognized.
Education and Training
ISA is the authoritative and unbiased provider of continuing education for technicians, automation engineers, and managers worldwide. ISA, a non-profit technical association, exist to provide professional development and educational opportunities to its 40,000 Members worldwide and others who have a career in automation.
You can find and purchase all of ISA's extensive products at ISA's Online Store. Choose from hundreds of books, digital books, software, technical papers, proceedings, standards, recommended practices, technical reports, and training courses,
Conference and Exhibits
ISA hosts several annual events ranging in size from two-day technical conferences focused on current industry issues, to conferences spanning several days and covering a multitude of topics. Attendees of these events gain access to the latest product developments, real-world scenarios, and presentations delivered by experts, peers, and industry leaders. These events provide quality continuing education to professionals and provide businesses an unparalleled opportunity to maximize their productivity and ensure their long-term growth.