OPC Day Europe 2013 (15/16.05) hosted by Yokogawa

This event is open for OPC members and non-members

Benefits of attending

  • Attendees get to hear from the experts about OPC technical updates, information modeling and certification
  • Attendees get in-depth knowledge on how they can increase market share for their products using the OPC technology
  • Show commitment from international companies for support of our OPC standards
  • Demonstrations OPC UA: From controller to MES/ERP IT Enterprise
  • Learn about OPC UA in sensor level and possible applications to domains inclusive of building automation
  • Success is measured by the level of adoption,  you'll hear stories from a number of end-users that have deployed the technology
  • Special sessions on oil and gas, MDIS, FDI, PLCOpen / MES and building automation.
  • Networking opportunity with potential customers, vendors and sponsors

Participation fee

OPC members: 195.00 USD
Non-OPC members: 250.00 USD
Included in this fee: Lectures, Conference documents, catering and drinks.

* Prices do not include VAT

May 15th

14:00 | Registration, Open Conference, Welcome

  • OPC UA Technology: Status and Update
  • OPC UA: Technical Roadmap until 2015
    (e.g. leveraging the Cloud and support of new protocols like XMPP)
  • OPC UA: Getting Started
  • OPC UA Success Stories
  • OPC Intellectual Property (IP) Policies
  • OPC Compliance & Certification
  • OPC UA Server with 10kb footprint: OPC-UA in sensor level
  • OPC UA enabled RFID Readers to communicate to PLC's and MES
  • Benefits of OPC UA  in large scale SCADA systems

18:30 | Welcome evening, sponsored by Yokogawa

  • Exhibition, meet sponsors
  • Guided company tour at Yokogawa

21:00 | End Day 1

May 16th

9:00 | Start Day 2

  • Collaboration
    • BACnet
    • PLCOpen
    • MES DACH
    • FDI
    • Oil&Gas, MDIS
    • MTConnect
    • ISA-95
  • OPC UA for MES
    • Real world scenario: Connect shop floor to top floor
    • Live demo: PLC to call a method in MES layer 
    • MES profiles: New Standards based on IEC61131-3 and OPC UA
  • Q&A
  • Lunch

14:00 | End of conference

  • Topic: 
    OPC UA as an enabler for Internet of Things

    Professor Dr. Jasperneite with Jahanzaib Imtiaz

    Jürgen Jasperneite is a full professor for computer networks, founding director of the inIT and the Fraunhofer ...

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  • Topic:
    Elster shows in a case study how to connect SAP ME with Beckhoff PLCs to make a fully automated line more flexible by using  SAP ME Routing

    Roland Essmann
    Project Manager, MES & Manufacturing IT, Elster GmbH

    Roland Essmann is responsible for the SAP MES implementation at Elster GmbH, Germany. In this role he is the key link between Manufacturing IT, MES and ERP ...

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  • Topic:
    OPC-UA Status and Update

    Thomas Burke, President OPC Foundation

    Thomas J. Burke is the President of the OPC Foundation.  Tom was one of the founding members of OPC. He has served as the designer and leader for the OPC Compliance, and all the OPC Data Access specifications. ...

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  • Topic: 
    OPC UA Technology Roadmap 2015

    Karl-Heinz Deiretsbacher

    Karl-Heinz is chair of the OPC Technical Advisory Council (TAC) but he is also member of and editor for the OPC UA working group....

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  • Topic:
    Elster shows in a case study how to connect SAP ME with Beckhoff PLCs to make a fully automated line more flexible by using SAP ME Routing

    Veronika Schmid-Lutz

    Veronika Schmid-Lutz is product owner for manufacturing at SAP AG and in this role accountable for manufacturing products of SAP....

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  • Topic:
    Vision, Status ad Roadmap of new working group with BACnet

    Matthias Damm

    Matthias Damm is Executive Director of ascolab GmbH and member of the OPC Foundation Technical Advisory Council. In the OPC Foundation Technical Committees he is editor of OPC Unified Architecture Part 4 – Services and the ...

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  • Topic: 
    Vision, Status and Roadmap of working group with PLCopen

    Stefan Hoppe

    Stefan is chairman of the OPC Foundation companion working group “PLCopen/OPC-Foundation”. Since January 2010 he is President OPC Europe within the OPC Foundation....

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  • Topics:
    Vision, Status and Roadmap on ISA-95 working group
    Intellectual Property (IP) Policy

    Paul Hunkar

    Paul is very actively in OPC workinggroups - he is chair of the ISA95 UA Working group and represent OPC Foundation to various other organisation such as MDIS

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  • Topic:
    “Integrated industry”: UA integrated into RFID Readers to communicate to PLC's and MES

    Dr Jan Regtmeier

    Dr. Jan Regtmeier, works for HARTING since 2011, he is the global product manager for RFID Reader systems....

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  • Topic: 
    Mission and Vision of MES D.A.CH Association
    Using of common standards as a key for success

    Angelo Bindi

    Angelo is Senior Manager Central Control and Production IT Systems at Conti Teves and working since more than 25 years in manufacturing and automotive industries in various disciplines.....

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  • Topics:
    Getting Started

    Peter Seeberg

    Peter Seeberg is Market Segment Manager, Factory Automation at Softing Industrial Automation GmbH. ...

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  • Topic:
    OPC-UA Compliance and Certification Program

    Uwe Steinkrauss

    Uwe Steinkrauss is founding member of the OPC Foundation’s working group for Compliance & Certification. Under his lead ascolab became the fist independent certification test laboratory accredited by the OPC Foundation...

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  • Topic: 
    Vision, Status ad Roadmap of new working group with BACnet

    Frank Schubert, Head of Sales and Marketing MBS GmbH, Krefeld, Germany

    Frank Schubert is involved in BACnet since multiple years - he is in the BACnet Interest Group member since 1999 and Member of the Steering Committee and Advisory Board in the BACnet Interest Group Europe...

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Yokogawa Europe & Africa - regional headquarters in Amersfort, the Netherlands

Euroweg 2
3825 HD Amersfoort

The Netherlands
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