17th November at the National Conference Centre.

This free-to-attend seminar addresses the key practical issues arising from the use of digital communications technologies in automated manufacturing and process industry applications, with particular attention being paid to Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Covering key application areas such as control systems and energy management, pulp & paper, chemical, utilities, pharmaceutical, packaging and printing, mechanical handling and logistics, robotics, automotive engineering, electrical and electronics assembly, it focuses on the practical aspects of using PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link, from system design and safety & security considerations through to fault-finding and maintenance.

Agenda (subject to change)

09:00 – 09:15  Welcome and introduction to exhibitors – Mark Freeman, Siemens

09:15 – 09:35  Introduction to PI Group – including highlights of new supported technologies – Mark Freeman, Siemens

09:35 – 10:20  Network gateway technology – Peter Thomas, Control Specialists

10:20 – 10:50  Coffee and exhibition

10:50 – 11:35  PROFINET Network Design – Andy Williams, Siemens

11:35 – 12:20  Industrial network commissioning and testing – Dave Tomlin, Hitex

12:20 – 13:05  PROFIBUS and PROFINET device configuration tools – Phil Waterworth, Endress + Hauser

13:05 – 14:00  Lunch and Exhibition

14:00 – 14:45  Industrial networks safety & security – Peter Brown, CSA Group

14:45 – 15:30  Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – Derek Lane, WAGO

15:30 – 15:35  Questions & close

15:35 – 17:00 (approx.)  Presentation about the museum followed by tour

Live Demonstrations

Supported by an exhibition with demonstrations of actual tools used in configuration and maintenance, the seminar will be of great value to Designers, Production/System Engineers, Instrument Technicians/Engineers and C&I Engineers involved in the design, operation and maintenance of modern automated factories and process plant.

If you would like to reserve a place and be kept updated, please do register now.

Sign up here for more information and to be kept updated:

Birmingham – https://bit.ly/PiUKBirmingham

or Belfast or Scotland, exact dates TBA: 

Belfast https://bit.ly/PIUKBelfast2021

Scotland – https://bit.ly/PIUKScotland2021

Note: all dates are of necessity provisional, but registered delegates will be kept informed of changes and will be assured of a place at the event of their choice. 

Places are limited so don’t delay – book today!


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