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Field Level Communications (FLC) Corner – June 2022

    OPC UA FX (Field eXchange) Release Candidate 3 has been published. Join our webinar on July 12-14 to learn more. Together with Avnu, ODVA, CLPA, and PI, a common test plan for TSN has been announced. Also, the UAFX multi-vendor demo made its premiere at Hannover Messe.

    OPC Day International: April 25-29, 2022

      OPC Foundation will address different topics each day with keynotes covering OPC UA technology, OPC UA solutions, best practices, and collaboration news. The webinar will be held twice each day to cover all timezones. Register today!

      IT/OT Convergence: OPC UA – More Than Just Another Protocol

        Discover what are the Advantech OPC UA applications and offerings in this video. We talk about OPC-UA as an accelerator for Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things. By the end of this video led by Advantech and the OPC Foundation, you’ll have a better idea of what OPC-UA is, and how it differs from the plethora of protocols that plague our industry.

        June 8–10: OPC Day International with IT/Cloud Focus

          Register today and participate over three days with firsthand OPC Foundation and OPC UA information. OPC Day International will run twice per day to cover all time zones and regions. Hear from keynotes, technical experts, and end-user applications.

          Watch & Download: OPC Day International 2020

            OPC Day International 2020, a virtual event held June 22-25, garnered thousands of registrants (3000+) and participants over its three days. The topics were varied and exciting including overviews of certain activities and deep dives into select areas. Watch the archived webcasts, download the slides, and read the complete Q&A session here.

            Standing-Room-Only at OPC Foundation Events

              Interest in recent OPC Foundation events has reached a fever pitch. At the 1st Interoperability Conference World in April, 32 individual groups participated representing the entire spectrum of industry. In May, at OPC Day Automotive, 300+ attendees learned about OPC UA as the link between IT and factory in automotive manufacturing. In July, OPC Foundation presents a series of events across Asia.

              World Interoperability Conference

                Join the OPC Foundation and a host of co-presenters at the World Interoperability Conference, held in conjunction with Hannover Fair. This watershed event takes place April 1st in Hall 19/20 Room New York from 12:00 – 15:30. It is free of charge to attend, but pre-registration is required.

                Find OPC at these Upcoming Events

                  The OPC Foundation will have four stops on a North American seminar tour: Montreal, QC; Cleveland, OH; Chicago, IL; and Morris Plains, NJ. Also in September, OPC will attend the Industry of Things World – Europe event in Berlin, Germany. In October, two conferences are planned in Pune and Bangalore, India with the VDMA.

                  OPC Foundation Upcoming Events

                    The OPC Foundation conducts and attends numerous events throughout the year that showcase OPC technology and its member’s solutions. These include trade shows, conferences, technology training, interoperability events, and attendance at select member functions.

                    Upcoming Events and Training

                      The event schedule for the months of September and October are particularly busy for the OPC Foundation. Events will be hosted in Taiwan, USA, Canada, and Germany. Plus we are putting on a series of cannot-miss webinars. Come meet us and get trained or get involved!

                      OPC Foundation North America Seminar Tour

                        The OPC Foundation North America Seminar Tour dates have been announced. This seminar tour will focus on the rich feature set of OPC UA and the unique ways these features are put to use in real applications. Beeond’s OPC UA Developer training is offered in conjunction with three of the OPC Foundation Seminars. This hands-on developer training educates attendees on the technical aspects of the standard, so they have the knowledge to make good decisions in designing and delivering a Certified OPC UA product.