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PROFINET Developers Workshop - Sept 8, Rugby, UK

Bob Squirrell,
  • 08.09.2016

We will show you how easy PROFINET is …

Technology Workshop for PROFINET Developers and Product Managers - free to attend

With more than 13 million installed nodes (as of April 2016), PROFINET is the market leader among Industrial Ethernet systems in the automation world. The level of development of PROFINET enables fast and cost-effective implementation in applications. This requires a comprehensive line of products from numerous manufacturers. 

To make implementation as easy and efficient as possible for all companies, a number of companies offer corresponding development environments/kits. The objective of the workshop is to provide information on developing PROFINET products and to present implementation options.  


The presenter, David Heinze, Product Manager PROFINET, Siemens AG, will explain the basics of Profinet including variants on the implementation, benefits and certification of PI.

Draft Agenda

8:30 AM

Registration & Coffee

8:45 AM

Welcome & Introduction, PROFINET highlights

9:00 AM

PROFINET fundamentals


• Device model and addressing


• Technical terms and definitions


• Establishment of communication

10:30 AM

Coffee break

11:00 AM

PROFINET: The unsynchronized communication


• PROFINET and the RT classes, TCP/IP communication


• Data exchange, diagnostics/alarms

12:30 PM

Lunch break

1:30 PM

PROFINET: The synchronized communication,


• Isochronous Real Time, Performance optimization (V2.3)

2:30 PM

Device description


• Downloading static parameters

3:00 PM

Coffee break

3:30 PM

PROFINET features and services


• How are the fundamentals used?

4:05 PM

PROFINET certification tests


• Test, test bundle, tips, Netload test, TED check

12:10 PM

The easy way to PROFINET


• Options for technical implementation


• Selecting the right implementation variant

4:35 PM

Insight into PROFIsafe safety profile, PROFIdrive drive profile & PROFIenergy energy saving profile

4:50 PM

Summary & Farewell

Subject to change!


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