German Technology Day returns to Toronto live in-person to connect the Automation Industry with the latest technologies and solutions from EPLAN, Festo, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Bosch Rexroth, Rittal and WAGO.
October 26, 2021
9:00 am – 4:00 pm ET
The Westin Toronto Aiport
950 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5N4
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.
German Technology Day offers a full-day technical session event that runs in conjunction with the exhibition.
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.
The 7 companies will take you through the Manufacturing Value Chain from Design to Production. This is the next revolution in manufacturing as businesses coordinate together to move into a new era of faster production and turnaround time. The sessions will tie into the main theme while highlighting some of their main solutions for Industry 4.0.
President, EPLAN Canada
President - Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada
CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert, PILZ
Senior IoT Specialist, Linux and IIoT, WAGO
Business Development Manager for Electric Automation, Festo
System Sales Manager, Murrelektronik
Product Manager for Electric Drives and Controls, Bosch Rexroth
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.
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.