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Sydney to host seminar on PROFINET and Industrial Ethernet technologies

Bernd Lieberth, Siemens Industrial Automation expert, will present an in-depth analysis on Industrial Ethernet technologies and PROFINET functionality in Sydney.

The theme of the two-hour technical seminar is ‘Understanding PROFINET: The Leading Industrial Ethernet standard’. The event is being supported by PACE magazine and

Bernd Lieberth is the official face of PROFIBUS and PROFINET technology in Southeast Asia.

As Chairman of the PROFIBUS/ PROFINET Association of Southeast Asia, Lieberth has lived and worked through the recent transformation of China and her regional neighbours, witnessing first hand Asia’s embrace of modern manufacturing technologies and economic reform.

Now a modern day manufacturing powerhouse, China continues to invest heavily in upgrading old facilities and constructing new infrastructure whilst their economy remains strong.

The position of Profibus in the Asian fieldbus market allows plant owners to switch their existing fieldbus networks to PROFINET and other Industrial Ethernet equivalent technologies during technology upgrades.

Lieberth’s seminar will review PROFINET growth over the last five years, followed by a series of technical demonstrations on PROFINET functionality including safety, energy management and System diagnostics.

Seminar topics:

  • Market News and Development of Profibus and Profinet Technology
  • PROFINET features and benefits, this includes Diagnostic, Wireless solutions, Safety and Investment protection
  • PROFIenergy and Innovations
: I-Device, Shared Device and Redundancy.

Bookings are essential but there is no admission fee. Email or call (02) 9555 7899.

Date: 25 March, 2014
Light breakfast at 9.15am followed by the seminar from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Venue: Novotel Sydney Parramatta, 350 Church St, Parramatta, NSW

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