CiA education and training


CAN in Automation (CiA)
Kontumazgarten 3
DE-90429 Nuremberg

Tel.: +49-911-928819-0
Fax: +49-911-928819-79

CiA seminars

CAN in Automation (CiA) offers seminars with regard to CAN-related topics. These seminars address development engineers, system integrators, as well as decision-makers who want to learn more about the CAN. Depending on the type of seminar, they cover all three generation of CAN (CAN CC, CAN FD, and CAN XL) as well as CAN-based higher layer protocols such as CANopen. All CiA seminars are device- and manufacturer-independent.

Topic Date Location
CAN and CANopen for newcomers 2024-11-07 Nuremberg, Germany


CiA offers CiA members the possibility to take part in CiA seminars as a sponsor. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact CiA office. We are looking forward to organizing successful seminars together with you.

In-house seminars

In-house seminars are offered to companies with dedicated training requirements. The agenda of an in-house seminar is tailored to your company's specific needs. Any CAN-technology-related topic can be covered.

CiA webinars

CiA webinars inform on latest trends in CAN-based networking. This can cover physical layer aspects (e.g. CAN FD, ringing suppression, partial networking, etc.), latest news on CAN FD or CAN XL data link layer features, as well as system design aspects (e.g. CANopen FD, integration of embedded networks in cloud applications, safety, cyber security, etc.). CiA webinars last ca. 1h (including 15 min questions and answers).

Topic Date Beijing, CN Berlin, DE Chicago (IL), USA
Functional safety 2024-09-19 2024-09-19 21:00 2024-09-19 15:00 2024-09-19 08:00
CiA profiles 2024-10-24 2024-10-24 21:00 2024-10-24 15:00 2024-10-24 08:00
CANopen FD status and future 2024-12-12 2024-12-12 22:00 2024-12-12 15:00 2024-12-12 08:00

CiA technology days

These one-day information events inform about new and upcoming CiA specification projects. They provide an overview and some details about CAN-related communication. Some of these CiA technology days are focused on a specific topic, while other provide a brief introduction to all CiA activities.

Note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, the CiA technology days were held as online meetings. Some of the CiA technology days have been recorded and are available on CiA’s Youtube channel.

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