ISA Hamilton Section

November 2006 Update

In This Issue:


1 - Membership Meeting - November 28, 2006


2 - Standards & Practices - Getting Involved


3 - Upcoming Events - For Your Calendar


4 - Your Subscription & Privacy

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1 - Membership Meeting - November 28th

Date:  Tuesday - November 28, 2006 
Time:  6:00 PM - Dinner (Cash Bar & Dinner)  /  7:00 PM - Technical Presentation
Venue: Pinetree Restaurant - 397 Centennial Parkway North - Hamilton
Follow this link for a map and directions to the Pinetree Restaurant.
Dinner cost is $5 for ISA Members and $15 for non-members.
Please be sure to confirm your dinner attendance!!
Reserve your space for dinner and confirm your attendance via:
- Submitting the online Attendance Confirmation form -or-
- E-Mail message to Jack Vincent -or -
- Telefax sent to the attention of Jack Vincent - (519) 304-0488 -or-
- Telephone Jack Vincent - (519) 304-0489

Subject:  Power Conditioning for Modern Systems

Modern process automation involves microprocessor-based tools for control and monitoring.  These tools require a clean, reliable source of electrical power to operate properly.  Common types of power problems and their sources will be presented. Power conditioning and monitoring solutions will be discussed with respect to cost vs. effectiveness.  In addition to basic power protection, AC and DC systems offering extended backup protection will be presented.

Speaker:  Bruce McCabe  (Director of Sales & Marketing C-Can Power Systems Ltd.)

Bruce is a 30 year veteran of the electrical industry in Canada. During that time, he has served in senior sales and marketing positions having responsibility for sales, marketing, application engineering and product development.  As a member of the PEO’s Engineers in the School program in the early 1990’s, Bruce has done many public speaking  engagements in addition to conducting many product education and technical seminars.  A graduate of University or Toronto, Bruce is a registered member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).


2 - Standards & Practices - Your Opportunity to Get Involved

Glen Taylor, Chairman of our Standards & Practices committee,  is pleased to announce that effective immediately you can become more involved in the development of ISA Standards.  By simply completing a request form (at  you can download the the latest "Standards & Practices" information from ISA and the ISA Hamilton Section.  Your participation in the review of the current and new documents will not only have you on the front-lines of ISA Standards, but will assist in the overall review/release process for these new ISA Standards.  For additional information on ISA Standards & Practices,  please feel free to contact Glen Taylor (e-mail: or visit our Executive Board web page for additional contact details.


3 - Make Your Plans for these Special Events

EXPO 2007

Instrumentation Process Technology

Conference & Exhibit

March 27, 2007

Visit our EXPO 2007 web page for more information.


The date for our 6th Annual Golf Tournament has been confirmed
Mark your calendar and plan to join us on Friday - May 25, 2007

The Golf Tournament web page will be updated with the latest information in the very near future.


4 - Your Subscription & Privacy

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