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OPC Foundation Seminar Chicago hosted by Microsoft

Date: 10/08/2019

Location: Microsoft Technology Center Chicago
200 E Randolph Drive
Suite 200
Chicago, Illinois
United States
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Free Event


Join the OPC Foundation for the OPC Foundation Seminar Chicago hosted by Microsoft

The conference will feature OPC Unified Architecture experts and users from a number of industries. Catering will be included during the conference sessions.

This event is open to both OPC Foundation members and non-members.
Attendees will get a certificate of attendance for 5.5h

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 automotive industry end users request OPC UA
  • Learn about the new Open Manufacturer Platform  (OMP) initiated by BMW and Microsoft
  • Learn how OPC UA fits into the Internet of Things, Industrie 4.0, China 2025 and Korea Manufacturing initiative
  • Learn why the VDMA selected OPC UA as the standard for Industrie4.0
  • Get insights on VDMA Groups Injection moulding, Machine Vision and Robotic developing information models based on OPC UA
  • Hear why end-users are requiring vendors to build OPC UA into their products
  • Learn how to connect your machine to SAP within 30min
  • Hear how Microsoft connect OPC UA enabled machines and factories with 6 clicks to Microsoft Azure IoT
  • Learn how active collaborations with other industry organizations are working to revolutionize the transformation of data, providing an infrastructure for the modeling of information
  • Network with industry experts and peers


08:45amRegistration & meet the sponsors
09:30am"Welcome" by the hosting company by Robert Stack, Microsoft
"OPC Foundation in the world: Positioning and status overview" by Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation
10:05am"OPC UA: Technical introduction and update" by Uwe Steinkrauss, Ascolab
10:50amIntroduction sponsors
11:00amCoffee break & exhibition
11:30am"Security & Robustness" by Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC
11:50h"Factory Automation: OPC UA Companion Specifications as key to standardized Information" by Andreas Faath, VDMA
12:40pmLunch & exhibition
01:30p"How to start a companion spec? How to start a Joint working group?" by Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation
01:40pm"Overview OPC UA based collaborations" by Thomas Burke, OPC Foundation & Darek Kominek, MatrikonOPC
02:05pm"The open, standardized Cloud platform for Industrial IoT" by Robert Stackowiak, Microsoft
02:30pmCoffee break & exhibition
03:00pm"How to connect existing machine? Brownfield scenarios and migration strategies" by Daymon Thompson, Beckhoff US
03:20pm"OPC UA Profiles: Describe functionalities & Test Lab testing" by Uwe Steinkrauss
03:40pm"Getting Started" by Darek Komminek, MatrikonOPC
04:00pm"OPC in the future: Field Level Communications Initiative and Harmonization of OPC UA Companion Specs" by Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation
04:30pmEnd of seminar day



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