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International Society of Automation

GET INVOLVED Use your knowledge and experience to influence ISA programs and activities—and enhance your leadership skills while meeting with other ISA members around the globe 


Volunteer

VOLUNTEER Sharpen your leadership skills ISA members and leaders come from diverse areas of automation, but all have a strong interest in improving their profession, skills, and careers. ISA members become Society leaders by getting involved in sections, divisions, or other groups within the organization.

ISA VOLUNTEERING QUICK FACTS 

  • ISA provides a wide range of tools and training for various leadership positions within the society
  • Leadership opportunities are available at various levels of the society
  • ISA members, volunteers and staff can interact and stay informed through social media groups on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Learn more about ISA volunteer opportunities here.


Leadership Opportunities

PROFESSIONAL & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Broaden your intellectual horizons and achieve career goals ISA has leadership roles for every personality type and skill set. If you're interested in becoming an ISA leader, learn more about the committees available for participation by contacting ISA staff. We'll put you in touch with our dedicated team of volunteer leaders and find the right place for you to get started in your journey of ISA leadership.

ISA LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES 

ISA Leadership Development Certificate Program As an ISA member, the Leadership Development Certificate Program provides a unique opportunity for professional growth and to build leadership skills. If you have any questions regarding the Leadership Development Certificate Program, please contact ISA staff.

Web-Based Leader Training Seminars Take advantage of training designed specifically for ISA Section and Division Leaders. These training sessions provide you with the information, tools, and ideas you need to successfully perform your responsibilities as an ISA Section or Division leader—making you more effective and successful. Learn more here

ISA Leader Meeting Presentations A number of presentations were conducted at recent ISA Leaders Meetings. The in-person training sessions introduced new and existing leaders to Society operations and provided the tools and ideas needed to successfully perform their duties as a volunteer leaders. Download the presentations.  

Learn more about ISA professional development resources here


ISA Publications & Standards

GET PUBLISHED Get recognized as a thought leader in the automation and control community Providing high-quality, high-value technical content to our members and customers is fundamental to the mission of ISA. By publishing with ISA, you gain high visibility in the automation profession, access to an audience of professionals interested in your field of expertise, and you can draw on the resources, standards, and services that ISA offers.

OPPORTUNITIES TO GET PUBLISHED WITH ISA We invite you to consider the ways you can contribute to ISA's renowned collection of technical articles, papers, and books.

Write an Article for InTech magazine InTech magazine is the only magazine in the world of automation that is written by automation professionals, for automation professionals. Real-world, relevant, timely topics are covered in each issue, and stories are based on applications that readers can use in their industry. Do you have an idea for a new article or would like to write a story? If so, submit your idea or stories on breaking news, existing technologies, emerging technologies, or everyday issues that automation professionals are facing.  

Contribute to ISA Transactions: The Journal of Automation ISA's bi-monthly journal on the science and engineering of measurement and automation is an archival, refereed journal, upholding the highest standards of professional quality. ISA encourages professionals to submit papers on the science and engineering of measurement and automation, covering advances in measurement (sensors, instruments, signal processing, data management, data analysis, etc.) and automation (control, scheduling, process management, optimization, etc.).

Write or Review an ISA Book Many professionals write a book around a topic that resonates with their experience and knowledge. ISA can work with you to make that dream come true—and it starts with generating a great idea for a publication that is new and relevant to the world of automation. ISA needs subject matter experts in a range of important topics.  

Learn more about getting published with ISA here.