Regional News – August 2017

In Bangkok, a PI seminar drew big crowds, next up is Vietnam. In the USA, there is a series of workshops to “add PROFINET to your device in under three hours” coming up in October. Australia looks back on their 2016 Automation Innovation Summit.

South East Asia

PI SEA concluded another successful seminar in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was attended by more than 85 users and 6 corporate members of the association. Watch for our next seminar in HCMC Vietnam!


Create a PROFINET device in under three hours

Phoenix Contact, Renesas, and Siemens will host five workshops throughout the USA to show how to add PROFINET to a device using their TPS-1 chip.

  • Waltham, MA – October 3, 2017
  • Ann Arbor, MI – October 5, 2017
  • San Jose, CA – October 9, 2017
  • Houston, TX – October 11, 2017
  • Atlanta, GA – October 13, 2017

Details and Registration


Twelve months ago, Innovation by Inspiration, the dream of event conveners PROFIBUS & PROFINET Australia (PAA), was achieved thanks to the curation of topics and the high quality of speakers. And Innovation by Collaboration, the practical reality for those inspired to implement the way forward that networked technology allows, was given a big leg-up by the human networks established that day.

PAA is heartened to hear that more than twelve months later, those human networks remain connected and in active use.

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