Fire-fighting workshop

On March 29 (12:00 to 15:00, UTC+2), an online workshop on “body applications for fire-fighting vehicles” takes place. This includes especially the planned CANopen profile specification for aerial working platforms and the profile for ladder control. If you are interested in attending the free-of-charge workshop, please contact CiA office.

Seminars in March

On March 23 and March 24, CAN and CANopen seminars in German language are scheduled. Both seminars take place online.

CAN Newsletter March 2022

The first issue 2022 of the CAN Newsletter magazine is online. It contains a new series called “history and trends” which focuses on dedicated application fields including CAN in elevators, CAN in agriculture, as well as CAN lower OSI layers. There are also articles about the CiA history and its birthday, how to improve automotive CAN diagnostics, a section reporting about documents released by CiA and other nonprofit associations as well as standardization bodies, and more.

CiA's open discussion forum continues

It is an alternative for exhibitions to meet CiA representatives online. The next forum dates are scheduled for: March 10, 17:00 to 18:00 (UTC+1) and March 24, 12:00 to 13:00 (UTC+1). To join, please contact events(at)

30 years CAN in Automation

The CiA international users’ and manufacturers’ group turns 30 on March 5, 2022. Beginning of this year, the nonprofit association submitted the 3rd generation of the CAN protocol to ISO for international standardization. Read more.

CES 2020 and CAN

During the Las Vegas tradeshow, some CAN-related news were released. CAN Newsletter Online reported about them.

IG J1939 online meeting

The next e-meeting is scheduled for February 17 (2:00 p.m. UTC+1). Main topic is the update on J1939-based specifications and standards. Guests are welcome. Please register by email.

Webinar on CAN in commercial vehicles

CiA invites to a free-of-charge webinar reporting about new CAN developments in heavy-duty and agriculture vehicles. It will take place on February 2. Please register here.

IG profiles e-meeting

CiA has scheduled its IG (Interest Group) profile meeting on January 18 (1:00 p.m. UTC+1). It is a Zoom meeting, in which the progress and open issues of CiA profile specifications are discussed. Members may register by email.