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Automation UpDate Seminar: Automating What's Next

Cincinnati, OH |June 18, 2024 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. | Marriott North
Chicago, IL | June 20, 2024 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. | Hyatt Rosemont

Transform your business with Beckhoff:

Open up a new world of possibilities and discover what’s next! We’ll guide you through cutting-edge control solutions designed to help you differentiate and solve your most complex challenges. This seminar will help keep you on the forefront of innovation and maintain a competitive edge in engineering.


Engage with the experts:

Connect with our U.S. and international product managers for insider insights into groundbreaking automation developments. Participate in direct, one-on-one discussions about your applications and receive targeted technical guidance to optimize your engineering processes for maximum impact.


Connect with the Beckhoff community:

Explore, learn and share insights with other attendees about your own latest advancements. By uniting with like-minded engineers, you can shape the future of your industry and change the world as part of the Beckhoff USA community.

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Register below for this first-come, first-serve event. Space is limited!

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Check out the full agenda:

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08:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration
09:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Let's Get Started with TwinCAT 4026: Leverage new features and connectivity options in the latest release.
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
XTS & XPlanar, Powered by TwinCAT: Make product transportation more efficient and simplify engineering.
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
IPC Hardware and Software Enhancements: Explore the latest on PC-based controllers and operating system options.
10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Coffee break
11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Optimize an Axis in 60 Sec., with TwinCAT Autotuning: See updates in motion control hardware and software, including MC3.
11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Over 1,000 I/O Options and Counting: Yep, there's a slice for that. Learn the latest news on Beckhoff I/O offerings.
12:20 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Think Inside the Box? Simplify installation of IP67 I/O modules in the field while gaining advanced functionality.
12:20 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
More Powerful Power Supplies: Learn how integrated EtherCAT diagnostics offer greater functionality to Beckhoff PS series devices.
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Lunch break
1:50 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
What About Test & Measurement Applications? Beckhoff has data acquisition and analysis covered.
1:50 p.m. –2:50 p.m.
Fieldbus Synchronization Made Easy! Jumpstart your EtherCAT application by fully understanding distributed clocks and network diagnostics.
1:50 p.m. –2:50 p.m.
Do Something with Your Data! Harness TwinCAT Measurement, Scope and Analytics updates with a demo of new engineering tools (Profiler, CAD Interface and more).
2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Coffee break
3:20 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Let Me Ask TwinCAT Chat. Explore how artificial intelligence can work with TwinCAT for engineering and runtime.
3:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Beckhoff IPCs with TwinCAT Core Boost: See how technology is shifting price and performance limits.
4:10 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
MX-System: Understand the evolution of the control cabinet and gain insights into a real cabinet-free application.

International Beckhoff Presenters


Product Manager TwinCAT

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Felix Wildemann

Product Manager IPC

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Ralf Vienken

Sr. Product Manager Fieldbus

Systems & Embedded PCs

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Sr. Product Manager Motion

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Dr. Friedrich Klasing

Product Manager MX-System

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Rob Rawlyk

Sr. Application Engineer

XTS & Motion

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Sr. Product Manager I/O

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Pascal Dresselhaus

Product Manager TwinCAT

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Beckhoff USA Presenters


Software Product Manager

Test & Measurement

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Daymon Thompson

Director of Product Management

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I/O Product Manager

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Eric Reiner

IPC & MX-System Product Manager

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Casey Taylor

Software Product Manager

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Matt Prellwitz

Drive Technology

Product Manager

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Please note: Photographs and videos may be taken during our event for social media, internal, promotional, and/or marketing purposes. By attending, you consent to the use of your likeness in these materials. If you prefer not to be photographed or have concerns about appearing in promotional materials, online publications, or social media, please inform us in advance. We respect your privacy and will accommodate your request to the best of our ability.

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