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Upcoming Training and Events

Additional free PROFINET one-day training classes are scheduled in the USA. PI Italy has three PROFINET and PROFIBUS Days on the calendar.

Regional News – March 2017

Countries featured in this month’s PROFINEWS include Ireland where its Chairman provided training overseas in Turkey, Japan where IO-Link is proving immensely popular, and Germany where PROFIBUS and PROFINET events are scheduled. A major German event, the PI Konferenz, is scheduled for March 22-23.

Training in North America

PI North America in cooperation with the PROFI Interface Center announces that their free PROFINET one-day training classes will be held in 17 cities in 2017. Find a class in your area and get trained!

PROFIsafe Certified Designer Training

The next PROFIsafe Certified Designer Training takes place March 7-9, 2017 in Karlsruhe, Germany. The class will be conducted in the English language. This training is offered by PI, in conjunction with TÜV-Süd.

Ten Go-To Resources for PROFINET

There are more than ten resources for PROFINET, but here is a selection to provide a good starting point.

Training and Events – October 2016

Highlighted this month: Australia has 30 certified PROFINET and PROFIBUS training classes scheduled for the remainder of 2016. PI Middle East has an upcoming seminar focused on food and beverage in their Dubai office. IO-Link has enhanced their workshops. And many classes are on the schedule for the balance of 2016.

Training and Events – September 2016

PI North America hosts its annual members meeting starting September 27. Seats are still available. A new webinar “Introduction to PROFINET” has been archived. Free PROFINET one-day training classes in the USA continue after a summer break. PROFIsafe Certified Designer Training and PROFIsafe Refresher Seminar are scheduled in Germany but in the English language. Germany will be hosting a number of German language classes.

Training and Events – August 2016

Certified Engineers and Installers meet a global standard of excellence and are listed on the PI website. Learn more about certification classes and become acquainted with the other types of training offered. A live webinar is scheduled for August 30, “Introduction to PROFINET.” In North America the 22nd annual member meeting is scheduled.

Training and Events – July 2016

Plugfests are in the news with a recent PROFINET plugfest in Germany and an upcoming PROFINET plugfest in the US. IO-Link has a similar event scheduled for October.

Recent events included an international meeting of PI Competence Centers (PICC), PI Training Centers (PITCs) and PI Test Labs (PITLs) plus an IO-Link member meeting.

There are still hundreds of training and events scheduled for 2016.

Training – Focus on PROFIsafe

PROFIsafe is growing rapidly and PI is providing multiple classes to educate users, machine builders, and device makers in the benefits of this technology. Educational opportunities range from webinars to certification classes. Two PROFIsafe-specific classes are scheduled in Germany with the certification class offered only in English.