22. VDI Congress AUTOMATION – Leading Congress on Measurement and Automation Technology – digital
Even in the Corona crisis, the world of measurement and automation technology does not stand still. The community has been meeting annually since 1990 for the leading congress of measurement and automation technology AUTOMATION – and this year is no exception! The event offers a wide-ranging program from industry, research and science on different focal points. Under the motto “Navigating towards resilient production”, you will once again be able to exchange ideas with the community. Listen to presentations, meet poster exhibitors, find out more in the trade exhibition or discuss with other experts. Come into conversation and business – in the vitual world! On June 29 and 30, participants can expect an interesting live program as well as more than 60 flexibly retrievable presentations by industry experts (in German language). 5G-ACIA will contribute as well, so mark the following dates in your calendar: Wednesday, 30 June 2021 | 09:45-11:00 CEST: Panel discussion: “From APL to 5G – data integration finally at the push of a button?” Moderated by Dr. Thomas Tauchnitz, Editor-in-Chief Industry of atp magazine. Experts: Martin Müller, PHOENIX CONTACT Electronics GmbH Dr. Andreas Müller, General Chair of 5G-ACIA/Bosch Martin Schwibach, BASF and NAMUR work area manager Dr. Pietro Valsecchi, Covestro Deutschland AG Prof. Christian Diedrich, ifak – Aninstitut University of Magdeburg To visit the congress, you can register with the following link https://www.vdi-wissensforum.de/automatisierungskongress/?_ga=2.32001854.1647855758.1624610929-157554300.1624610929 Download Program

Designing 5G for Industrial Use

Key 5G capabilities pave the way for perfecting Industry 4.0 communication and IIoT connectivity

Key Enabler for Industrial 5G

High-performance features of 5G enhance its potential for a wide variety of industrial communication channels and applications

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A wide variety of white papers explain in detail how industrial 5G will migrate to and be integrated in connected industries and automation

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