Toronto: BCTI @ Humber College, 205 Humber College Blvd. Toronto, ON October 20, 2022
The Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation (BCTI) is designed to inspire innovation, support skills development, and promote science, technology, engineering, art, and math outreach with industry and community partners. Located at Humber’s North Campus, builds on Humber’s expertise in areas such as automation, robotics, systems integration, user experience testing, applied research, and work-integrated learning.
October 20, 2022
8:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
205 Humber College Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5L7
Free parking for early arrivals!
Live events: Each company will have exclusive booths to share their latest industry-leading, energy-efficient solutions, and introduce you to some of the most innovative technology.
Virtual event: The “virtual booths” which include a range of videos, literature and case studies on the various solutions.
German Technology Day offers a full-day technical session event that runs in conjunction with the exhibition.
The 7 companies will present live sessions covering a variety of topics focused on this year’s theme: The Future of Factory Automation: Safe, Secure & Connected.
The Toronto event will commence with a greeting from the Consul General, Federal Republic of Germany, Toronto, Thomas Schultze, and the Minister of Internal Affairs and Sports of the German state of Lower Saxony, Boris Pistorius.
German Technology Day Trade Show and Conference will feature an exhibit hall open all day, congruent presentations, and an exciting Innovation Hub featuring the latest technology from the exhibitors.
Roland Younk is responsible for establishing EPLAN Canada and has been responsible for its success in Canada for almost 25 years. Roland has over 30 years’ experience with the EPLAN software and services portfolio, and brings a wealth of knowledge to this role in Canada.
Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada
André has been with Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada for over 25 years when he joined as an Account Manager, then rose to National and Regional Sales Manager, and today, he leads Rittal across Canada. He has over 30 years’ of experience in the Manufacturing and Automation fields, and has established himself as an innovator and thought leader in this space.
CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert
Joshua is a Certified Machinery Safety Expert and has over 15 years of experience in Industrial Automation and Controls. He comes from an Electrical Engineering background and has worked both in technical and sales roles supporting a wide range of industries in optimizing their automation solutions.
Product Manager - Network & IIoT
Sanaz has been with Weidmuller for over five years. She started as an Automation Specialist in Tech Support and later moved to Network Connectivity Product Management. She has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. She worked for over 15 years in the Industrial Network and Automation field for different industries such as manufacturing, oil& gas, and water & wastewater, to name a few.
Senior IoT Specialist, Linux and IIoT
Jesse is an open-source developer and application specialist, helping to innovate the controls industry. With WAGO Jesse helps to shape the future of the automation product and build new technology in anticipation of a smarter and more broadly connected world.
Business Development Manager for Electric Automation
David Dolezal is the Business Development Manager for Electric Automation in central Canada. David joined Festo in January 2020 carrying with him over 20+ years of industry leading experience in electrical automation, multi-axis motion control and off highway mobile electrification. Throughout his career, David has always been connected to the promotion and application of electrical automation under various capacities. Today and along side Kevin Tardif, he is now responsible for the successful growth and development of this market for Festo in central Canada.
System Sales Manager
Originally a controls engineer in the UK with nearly 30 years of controls and automation experience, Colin works closely with the Murrelektronik technical sales team to help customers navigate the challenges of modern industrial networks and distributed IO systems leading to shorter installation times and lower control system costs.
Product Manager for Electric Drives and Controls
Dave over 25 years of automation experience, specifically in the fields of controls, motion and drives. Has been with Bosch for the last 18 years, starting as a Technical Sales Consultant, and later transitioning to the Product Manager role for Electric Drives and Controls.