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OPC Day 2022 - International


The OPC Foundation will host the OPC Day 2022 - International digital event on April 25-29, 2022.

The event is held for 5 days. Each day consists of 2 hours of content + 1 hour Q&A. Each session is held twice in different time zones to serve America, Europe and Asia.

Topics covered at the event include (to be updated):

  • Day 1: Keynotes Level (Target Group: Management, Product Managers & Architects)
    • Challenges of the energy tranformation by Espen Krogh, CEO Prediktor
    • OPC UA @ Audi In-Campus by Rainer Strobel, PGMM and Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Möhl, LEA Lean Energy Services
    • Keynote by Stefan Hoppe, President OPC Foundation

  • Day 2: Technology updates
    • Security: ECC – Why Does it Matter? by Randy Armstrong, OPC Foundation
    • Security: Update of the IT-Security study on OPC UA by Jens Cordt, BSI Germany
    • Cloud: MQTT – Topic Trees, Metadata and the UA Cloud Library by Randy Armstrong, OPC Foundation
    • Field: Extending OPC UA to the field level: status and roadmap by Peter Lutz, OPC Foundation

  • Day 3: Collaboration updates
    • Overview, process and agreements by OPC Foundation
    • Digital Transformation of the Lab through upcoming LADS and CAISI OPC UA companion specifications by Dr. Matthias Arnold, CEO AixEnginners and Heiko Fessenmayr, Agilent
    • Relative positioning of objects in a 3D space with OPC UA by Suprateek Banerjee, VDMA
    • Seamless positioning in production and logistics. Harmonized understand of XYZ coordinates across OPC UA companion specs. by Dr. Matthias Jöst, Heidelberg-mobil (Lead omlox association)
    • UA 4 Machinery – Cross domain interoperability brought to reality by Heiko Herden, VDMA
    • Scheduling actions in your OPC UA server by Wolfgang Mahnke, Unified Automation
    • Common model to manage assets with OPC UA by Wolfgang Mahnke, Unified Automation

  • Day 4: Architecture & Application
    • OPC UA vs. MQTT vs. Asset Admin Shell – oh my! by Erich Barnstedt, Microsoft
    • OPC UA Systems (not just OPC UA Components) by Jim Luth, Schneider-Electric, CTO OPC Foundation

  • Day 5: Questions & Answers
    • Brownfield: Gateway/Aggregator
    • Migration towards a unified solution
    • IT/OT convergence with OPC UA C/S, PubSub (MQTT, UDP)
    • How to import an information model into my OPC UA server?
    • Alias names
    • Security Built In – everywhere
    • Reverse Connect
    • Certificate management
    • GDS
    • Scanrate vs. Publishrate
    • Choosing Polling vs Reporting by exception
    • Deadband: Reduce Traffic
    • Automatic reconnection and data consistency
    • OPC UA AC

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