A new standard for data exchange: OPC Day Europe


IT2I x OPC Day Europe

The acclaimed OPC Foundation will once again host their one-day OPC Day Europe conference within the framework of IT2Industry at automatica in 2018. The declared goal is smooth data exchange between applications of different automation technology vendors.

The acclaimed OPC Foundation is a partner of automatica for the second time in a row and hosts their annual OPC Day Europe within the framework of the IT2Industry subject area.

OPC Foundation

Goal of the foundation: To establish OPC as a standardized software interface for data exchange between applications of different vendors in the industrial automation sector—and to support production process optimization efforts by providing smooth communication.

Being a global non-profit organization, the OPC Foundation coordinates the advancement of the OPC standard in cooperation with users, vendors, and researchers. The main tasks of the expert team include creation and maintenance of specifications, certification and conformity assessments for implementations, and cooperation with other standardization bodies.

The conference will be held on June 21, 2018 within the framework of the IT2Industry subject area and requires participants to register prior to the event. The afternoon pre-conference on June 20, 2018 at the IT2Industry Forum in hall B4 is freely accessible for all trade fair visitors.

In addition, the OPC Foundation will again contribute a joint stand in 2018, which will be located in the IT2I area in hall B4. Companies associated with the OPC Foundation will present their products and services related to the industrial Internet of Things here.

According to Vice President Stefan Hoppe, the association took a conscious decision in favor of the IT2Industry event location at automatica:

“IT2Industry and the OPC Foundation have a common goal to find a common denominator for the various parties in IT and the industrial sector. Hence the automatica is an ideal opportunity for us to present the OPC standard as an interface to automation systems.”

Information
Date: June 21, 2018
Place: conference rooms A61/A62 (Hall A6)
Languages: English
Access: Prior registration with costs

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