Preliminary Agenda

Registration/Light Breakfast: 9:00 am
End of Seminar: 3:15 pm

Speaker: The fieldbus and Ethernet Expert, Robert B. Trask (ETG Representative North America). The order and titles of presentations may vary.

*Please note: 5 PE hours for continuing education credits are being awarded for attending the seminar. Agenda is subject to change.

   9:00 am

Welcome, Speaker Introduction

   9:15 am

From Ethernet to EtherCAT: why change a winning team?
A detailed look at Ethernet, and particularly Internet technologies, and what properties do and do not fit in automation systems.

10:00 am

EtherCAT Technology Introduction: How does it work?
A primer on EtherCAT, how it works, key functional principles, and performance data compared to the competition.

10:45 am

Coffee Break

11:00 pm

EtherCAT Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
A overview of the outstanding diagnostic features of the EtherCAT master and slaves, and how they can be used in systems for maximizing uptime, minimizing downtime, and assisting with troubleshooting a network.

11:30 am

EtherCAT P
I/O Power and EtherCAT in One Cable.

12:00 pm

Lunch Break

12:45 pm

Migration from Classical Fieldbus Systems: Best Practice
Upgrading from a legacy fieldbus to EtherCAT in a running system – a practical approach.

  1:15 pm

Generating Competitive Advantages with EtherCAT
A collection of EtherCAT applications, what the challenges were, and how EtherCAT helped to solve the automation challenges.

   2:00 pm

Coffee Break

  2:15 pm

Next-Gen Connectivity: EtherCAT powers the digital transformation
How EtherCAT enables the digital transformation in the context of TSN, OPC-UA, IoT, and Industry 4.0

   3:00 pm

Q&A and wrap-up





Dates and locations

May 07, 2019
San Diego (CA), USA

May 09, 2019
Los Angeles (CA), USA

May 16, 2019
Vancouver (BC), Canada

May 29, 2019
San Jose (CA), USA

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Future events

July 23, 2019
Boston (MA), USA

July 25, 2019
Philadelphia (PA), USA

July 30, 2019
Cleveland (OH), USA

November 05, 2019
Salt Lake City (UT), USA

November 07, 2019
St. Louis (MO), USA

November 19, 2019
Raleigh (NC), USA

November 21, 2019
Toronto (ON), Canada


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