Industrial Ethernet and EtherCAT in particular are hot topics in the global automation industry: Traditional fieldbus systems are showing their limitations today as new technologies are appearing that provide more performance and support for Internet protocols. Automation system users have to decide if, when and how to adopt these next generation networks.

These free of charge events are a great chance to get access to the EtherCAT technology in your market, North America as well as worldwide.

Why attend?
Experts' presentations from the EtherCAT Technology Group and time for on-site networking and discussion with the experts provide you with a complete overview on benefits and challenges of EtherCAT for you and your application.

Who should attend?
Please feel free to register online today, if you are...

  • In charge of control and automation systems with machine builders and OEMs;
  • Working with system integrators or design firms for machine builders or end users;
  • Involved in application and controls design or product management;
  • Interested to know the latest trends in industrial automation (such as EtherCAT P) and how fieldbus selection plays an important role;
  • Interested in application examples and possible migration strategies.

The agenda, further detailed information and the online registration can be found on the next pages.

Please note that for the full day seminar 5 PE hours for continuing education credits are being awarded for attending the seminar. Participation is free of charge and the number of seats is limited.

About us
EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) - the world’s largest Industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus organization with over 4,900 member companies from 65 countries brings the EtherCAT technology to you.

These information days are sponsered by BECKHOFF Automation, LLC.

We look forward to seeing you at one the EtherCAT seminars!
Your ETG Team




Dates and Locations

Sep 26, 2018
Howard Miller Community Center
Zeeland, MI

Oct 3, 2018
Double Tree by Hiton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

Oct 5, 2018
AC Hotel Boston/Cambridge
Boston, MA

Register today!


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EtherCAT Technology Group, ETG Headquarters | Ostendstr. 196 | 90482 Nürnberg, Germany
Phone: +49 911 54056 20 | Fax: +49 911 54056 29 | Email: info@ethercat.org | Web: www.ethercat.org