CAN and CANopen seminars in 2021

CAN in Automation (CiA) has scheduled its seminars for 2021. The first CAN seminars take place on March 23, and April 20, 2021. The first CANopen ones on March 24 and April 21, 2021. To increase attendee’s safety in times of the coronavirus, the CAN and CANopen seminars are still scheduled in a web-based format.

The online seminars provide in a compact way the contents of the on-site seminars. The seminars, held in German or English language, discuss CAN and CANopen in depth, including CAN FD and CANopen FD. Additionally, an outlook to CAN XL is provided.

In the CAN online seminar, attendees learn the CAN principles, the differences between Classical CAN and CAN FD, which possibilities CAN communication offers, and in which markets CAN is used.

By attending the CANopen online seminar, participants learn the basic principles of CANopen, as specified in CiA 301. Furthermore, CANopen additional application layer functions as well as the basic principles of CANopen device and application profiles are introduced. Finally, attendees get an insight to the new CANopen FD protocol, according to CiA 1301. The seminar enables to select the right CANopen device for individual applications, to integrate devices in a proper control application, or to design the intended CANopen device behavior. Furthermore, attendees are enabled to assess the possibilities and effort for introducing CANopen FD in their projects.

The intended audience for the CiA seminars are system integrators, development engineers, and technical decision-makers.