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Safety and Security with PROFIBUS and PROFINET

Bob Squirrell,
  • 23.04.2013

Safety and Security with PROFIBUS and PROFINET 

A free to attend seminar covering crucial design, installation and maintenance issues for safe and secure automation systems using PROFIBUS, PROFINET and PROFIsafe.

This one-day seminar addresses the key safety and security issues arising from the use of digital communications technologies in automated manufacturing and advanced engineering applications.


Covering key application areas such as packaging, printing, electrical and electronics assembly, robotics, automotive engineering, drives, mechanical handling and logistics, control systems and energy management, it focuses on the safety aspects of system design and operations. Supported by live demonstrations and case studies the seminar will be of great value to Designers, Production Engineers and System Engineers involved in design, operation and maintenance of modern automated factories and machinery.


Draft Programme contents - subject to change



Tea / Coffee / Registration



Introduction incl. PROFIBUS and PROFINET Update

Mark Freeman - Siemens


PROFIBUS and Intrinsic Safety



Basics of Functional Safety Standards

Ian Curtis - Siemens


Tea / Coffee



The Basics of PROFIsafe

Derek Lane - Wago


Simple good practice for Industrial IT Security

Peter Brown - Siemens


Safety strategy for C&I Systems

Stephen Park - BAe





Security and its application to C&I networks

Harriet Gibbons - BAe


PROFIsafe Demonstration incl. security considerations

Peter Brown - Siemens


Summary / Questions





This event provides delegates with an excellent networking opportunity and the ability to speak to our experts whom, we promise, will not force you to buy anything.

What delegates said about previous of these events:

  • Very interesting
  • Very good, presentations clear. Stand presentations good
  • Excellent informative event, venue good.
  • Venue very good, content pitched at a good level with enough detail.
  • Very good presentations covering a wide range of topics.
  • Well organised, informative, good pace.
  • Very good, organised, nice environment.

Download the presentations

Download the presentations from previous seminars

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Sponsorship and Exhibitor opportunities - Profibus UK members only

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