Virtual Event

Virtual Event for 2022

German Technology Day provides a virtual event and trade show to connect the Automation Industry with the latest technologies and solutions from EPLAN, Festo, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Bosch Rexroth, Rittal and WAGO.

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Take a Tour of the Virtual German Technology Day 2020

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GTD Auditorium Virtual

Auditorium Sessions

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.

GTD Virtual Trade Show Hall

Exhibit Hall Booths

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.

GTD Media Room Design

Media Centre

Don’t forget to visit the Media Centre where our Media Partners will be featured. Each of these industry-leading Media partners will introduce you to various aspects of our German Technology Day including articles, interviews, videos and coverage of the event.


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Roland Younk

President, EPLAN Canada

Andre Bousette

President, Rittal Systems Ltd., Canada

PILZ Josh Sese
Joshua Sese

CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert, PILZ

WAGO Jesse
Jesse Cox

Senior IoT Specialist, Linux and IIoT, WAGO

Festo David Dolezal
David Dolezal

Business Development Manager for Electric Automation (Central Canada), Festo

Colin Cartwright

System Sales Manager, Murrelektronik

Dave Hinder1
Dave Hinder

Product Manager for Electric Drives and Controls, Bosch Rexroth


EPLAN Canada

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.


Andre Bousette

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.

PILZ Josh Sese

CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert
PILZ Canada

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.

WAGO Jesse

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.

Festo David Dolezal

Business Development Manager for Electric Automation
FESTO Canada

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. 

Colin-Murr CROPPED

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.


Dave Hinder

Product Manager for Electric Drives and Controls
Bosch Rexroth

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.