PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link Seminar – Wrexham, September 26

Free Seminar for Industrial and Process Network Users

Sponsored by Glyndwr University and featuring a presentation from cyber security expert Dr Cunningham, 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 to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0

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

Supported by 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 design, operation and maintenance of modern automated factories and process plant.

With nearly 80 million nodes  installed worldwide, PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link are truly market leaders, providing state of the art digital communications addressing all the needs of manufacturing and process industries, significantly lowering capital expenditure on installation, commissioning and maintenance. They offer unprecedented integration of automation, control, monitoring and safety systems using standardised and widely supported communications and networking solutions.

This seminar is ably presented by specialists from PI UK member companies. Attendance is free of charge to pre-registered delegates from the User community, i.e. companies that own, operate, design, build or maintain automated plant. The event will provide delegates with an excellent networking opportunity and the ability to speak to our experts whom, we promise, will not force you to buy anything.

“Very well presented and a lot of useful information” “Fantastic as always and very informative”

“Superb day for experience and information” 

If you’d like to learn how to simplify your PROFIBUS, PROFINET or IO-Link application … don’t miss this one-day Seminar!

Draft Agenda – subject to change

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and refreshments
09:30 – 10:00 Welcome and introduction to the exhibitors
10:00 – 10:15 Key note address
10:15 – 10:45 PROFIBUS International and basics of PROFIBUS and PROFINET
10:45 – 11:05 PROFIBUS DP/PA network design
11:05 – 11:25 PROFINET network design
11:25 – 12:00 Coffee and exhibition
12:00 – 12:20 Cyber security for industrial Ethernet
12:20 – 12:40 PROFIBUS DP/PA network commissioning and testing
12:40 – 13:00 PROFINET network commissioning and testing
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch and University tours
14:30 – 15:00 PROFIBUS and PROFINET device configuration tools.
15:00 – 15:20 IO-Link technology
15:20 – 15:50 The effects of EMC on bus networks
15:50 – 16:00 Summary, questions, prize draw and close

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The event will also feature an exhibition of the latest PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link products from PI-UK member companies including:

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