Regional News: Issue 124

PI Australia will be participating in the Fieldbus Forum in 2015 on the PACE Today website.

PI Middle East conducted a workshop in Kuwait.

PI UK announces its annual conference for June.

Here are the details:


Following the successful launch of the “Fieldbus Forum” concept at the Brisbane Profibus EXPO last year, Profibus Australia has 8 Logo Conceptapproached the Australia Trade Media group, Cirrus Media with an opportunity to conduct a similar promotion online through their PACE Today website commencing in April 2015.

The formal title of the promotion will be the ‘Industrial Automation Protocols Forum’, but the shortened working title will be “Fieldbus Forum.”

PACE has agreed to showcase a combined 12 Fieldbus and Industrial Ethernet technologies on their website over a nine month period. One webpage will be devoted to each protocol and will contain an extensive display of sales promotion and technical material supplied by participating sponsors including White Papers, Product Releases, Product brochures, Technical papers, Videos and Opinions.

PI Australia

Middle East

The PROFIBUS & PROFINET Competence & Training Center of Saudi Arabia conducted a IMG-20141210-WA0025DEMO DAY workshop on the importance of PROFIBUS & PROFINET in the metal industry in the city of KUWAIT. The workshop clearly explained that PLC programmers who are considered to be masters in programming, still need to learn about PROFIBUS or PROFINET in order to master them too. Training courses are given in the region.

PI Middle East

United Kingdom

The PROFIBUS Group (PI UK) was founded in May 1993. Twenty two years later, we’re still celebrating, this time with a two-day Conference with Workshops and Table Top stratford-manorExhibition to be held 23-24 June 2015 at The Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, where we have held our conferences for a number of years.

The conference is designed for engineers, managers and indeed anyone concerned with implementing fieldbus and/or industrial Ethernet technologies. The event will concentrate on the real issues of implementation, maintenance and management of PROFIBUS and PROFINET systems and will cover latest developments in PROFIBUS and PROFINET technology for factory and process automation including safety, motion control, wireless implementations, integration with MES and of course, IIoT – the Industrial Internet of Things.

Conference Details and Registration