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The ISA Birmingham Section Executive Committee invites each section member and former president to attend the ISA Birmingham Section Honors & Awards Dinner and recognize section members for their achievements, greet the former section presidents, install the section officers for next year, and renew old acquaintances.  All section members and spouses/guests are invited and encouraged to attend.  

This outing is a special guest night with the ISA Birmingham Section paying for the dinner for all Former Presidents, Section Officers, Honorees, and all spouses/guests of all section members.  Any section member may attend for a dinner charge of $15 with the spouse/guest dinner paid for by the ISA Birmingham Section. In other words, this is a complimentary outing for the Birmingham Section to honor members for current and past service to the society.

Date:  Tuesday – May 10, 2016

Location:  Red Lobster Restaurant

                 Highway 31, Vestavia, AL

Social:  5:30 PM until 6:30PM

Dinner:  6:30 PM until 7:15 PM

Recognitions and Awards:  7:15 PM until 8:30 PM

Our honorees include all former presidents and the following award recipients:

  • Engineer of the Year:  Eric Ray – W.G. Yates Company
  • Young Engineer of the Year: Jared Stanbridge
  • Distinguished Service Award:  Grady Andrews – Hile Controls of Alabama
  • Outgoing President:  Isaac Queen : Alabama Technology Network
  • Corporate Partner Award:  KBR – Birmingham, AL

Come be a part of the celebration at the Red Lobster Restaurant in Vestavia, AL.  This will be a highlight event of the year that you do not want to miss.

Please RSVP before Friday, May 6, 2016, to Gerald Wilbanks by phone at (205) 566-9801 or by e-mail to gwilbank@aol.com.

Birmingham ASME will host its 9th-Annual William B. Sanford Memorial Scholarship Sporting Clays Event at Selwood Farms in Alpine, AL on Friday, May 6th, 2016.  Below is a link to the flyer containing registration information about the event.



The ISA Birmingham Section and Auburn University are pleased to present an excellent opportunity for those involved in the automation, instrumentation and controls field. Registration and enrollment is now open for the 46th Annual “Fundamentals of Industrial Automation, Instrumentation, and Controls” training course.  This training class will be held on May 3 – 5, 2016, in the offices of Revere Control Systems in Birmingham.

Please go to the following site:  www.eng.auburn.edu/isafundamentals 

Also, please be aware that you are eligible for the “Early Bird” registration fee of $695, and if you are an ISA member, there is another $100 discount, when you use the ISA Member Coupon Code “ISAMBR” on the registration page.  In other words, an ISA member may enroll in this class before March 1, 2016, for a total cost of $595 (a savings of $200).


    Engineering Council of Birmingham, Inc.
    P.O. Box 19785
    Birmingham, Alabama 35219

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