OPC Seminar Day 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Join the OPC Foundation for the OPC Foundation Seminar Chicago hosted by Hannover Messe USA

This event is open to both OPC Foundation members and non-members.

Attendees will get a certificate of attendance for 5.5h
Catering will be included during the conference sessions

Location: Room W196-A
Date: Sept 13th
Time: 08:45am - 04:30pm

Benefits of attending:
This conference will focus on the rich feature set of OPC UA and the unique ways that End Users are putting these features to use in their applications.

By attending this conference you will:

  • Learn why worldwide catalyzers of Digital Transformation like VDMA select and promote OPC UA as the standard
  • Learn how OPC UA fits into the Internet of Things, Industrie 4.0, China 2025 and Korea Manufacturing initiative
  • Get insights into the information modeling aspect of OPC UA with examples from Injection Molding, Machine Vision and Robotics
  • Hear why end-users like Volkswagen, Audi or Miele are requesting their vendors to build OPC UA into their products
  • Witness how to connect your machine to SAP in a manufacturing scenario within 30min
  • Network with industry experts and peer


8:45 am – 9:30 am Registration & Exhibition Continental Breakfast

9:30 am – 11:00 am Presentations

OPC Intro - Value Prop and International Overview - 45min
Tom Burke, OPC Foundation

MTConnect OPC UA Companion Spec – Status & Adoption - 20min
Tim Shinbara, President AMT

The German machine tool builders connectivity initiative - 20min
Dr. Alexander Broos, VDW

Q&A - 5min

11:00 am – 11:30 am Refreshments & Exhibition

11:30 am – 01:00 pm Presentations

Technical Introduction - 30min
Jouni Aro, ProSys OPC

Security - 30min
Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC

OPC UA scaling to Cloud - 30min
Christopher Anhalt, Softing

01:00 pm – 01:45 pm Lunch Break

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm Presentations

Intro Collaborations - 30min
Tom Burke, OPC Foundation

Standardized, secured interfaces for Manufacturing (VDMA) - 30min
Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation

Getting Started - 15min
Darek Kominek, Matrikon OPC

03:30pm End of conference