Past Presentations


Catch up on the all the presentations from the German Technology Day 2022. Check out our On-Demand library for videos from all of this year’s participants.

Real-Time Maintenance (RTM)

James Brain will present solutions for Real Time Maintenance (RTM) and discuss the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Machine Learning.

Presenter: James Brain, National Sales Manager

With the increased demand for data connections in today’s production and logistics facilities, the design and installation of fast and flexible communication networks is quickly becoming an integral part of every industrial automation project. As a global leader in decentralized automation, Murrelektronik will present a range of network solutions and installation concepts that will make your industrial network connectivity easier than ever.

Presenters: Colin Cartwright, System Sales Manager & Ejen Eskhandari, Technical Sales Representative

Wieland Electric

With decentralized power distribution, you can optimize your power usage to its maximum potential while maintaining efficiency. The type of cable, connectors, and other electrical components make a huge difference in how the system is implemented. Learn about the best-performing technology that can save you up to 80% on installation time.

Wieland Electric Inc.
Presenters: Jim Cahaly, Intralogistics and Custom Engineered Products & Brad Crane CET, Technical Sales 

Unlocking the Full Potential of Sensor Intelligence

Get to know the data of tomorrow today, a leap forward from traditional automation to a fully connected and flexible system. With predictive services you can find gems in the mountain of data. New aspects are being added almost every day: artificial intelligence, deep learning, digital twins and digital transformation are fueling smart sensors. With machine learning and new innovations this will drive change and constantly exceed new expectations with smart sensor applications that bridge the gap between the shop floor and the data floor.


SICK Sensor Intelligence
Presenter: Prakash Dhanashkodi, Digital Technical Consultant

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PITmode: Unlocking your access management and security potential

This session will convey information about a new product PITmode – an operating selection and access authorization system that combines safety and security functions into one system.

Presenters: Johnathan Pysanczyn, Sr. Technical Sales Representative

Decentralized Gear Motor Installations: Digital, Sustainable & Cost Efficient

The modular design of the MOVI-C® platform allows for cost-effective construction and operation of drive systems. In conjunction with our modular MOVIKIT ® software modules, you can build a modular solution that can be easily upgraded and re-deployed.

Presenters: Shane Carnegie, Electronics Product Manager &
Hussam El Zeini, Automation Specialist 

Key Technological Advancements in Robotics

This presentation will go over various aspects of robotics and key advancements that have opened new possibilities in terms of applications, accessibility, and ease of use. These include both performance improvements and new features, which have enabled new fields of applications, some of which will be covered during the presentation. This brief update on the latest developments in robotics will put you in a better position to make decisions, especially If you’re considering an automation project in the near future.

Presenter: Mark Charbonneau, Industry Management Technical Businesse Development & Patrick Beaumier, Directeur de comptes – Québec et Maritimes

The Easy Way To Industrial Internet of Things: From Data To Value

In this presentation, you will learn about Weidmuller’s comprehensive and cutting-edge IIoT portfolio, “from data to value” which applies to greenfield and brownfield applications. We offer components and solutions from data acquisition, data pre-processing, data communication, and data analysis. We also enable our customers to develop new business models using artificial intelligence.

Weidmuller Ltd.
Presenter: Sanaz Kanani, Product Manager

IIoT Remote Monitoring Simplified

WAGO will present a case study on how they worked with various technologies to rapidly assemble, launch, and scale an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) application across multiple geographies without requiring the customer to write code or hire a software development team.

WAGO Corporation
Presenter: Tyrone Visser, Business Development Manager for Linux and IIoT (North America)

Revolutionizing Automation Technology

In 2020, Beckhoff Automation celebrated its 40th anniversary. PC-based control technology is closely link to our success story. Our PC-based approach has been around since 1986, certainly making Beckhoff one of the pioneers of PC-based control technology. In this presentation, you will see how we keep revolutionizing the automation industry with breakthrough technologies while helping our customers remaining at the forefront of their industry and developing first in class machines with high flexibility and performance.


Presenters: Calvin Wallace, Managing Director & Ted Sarazin, Regional Sales Manager

The Integrated Rittal-EPLAN Value Chain: Digitalization in Switchgear and Panel Building

The Smart Engineering and Production 4.0 technology value chain of Rittal and EPLAN will provide viable solutions to the question of how to achieve end-to-end digitization of industrial engineering and production processes. Attend this session to learn how organizations can achieve digital transformation by automating the entire design process.

Rittal Canada and Eplan Canada
Presenters: André Bousette, President, Rittal and Roland Younk, President, Eplan

Digital Factory Now

A basic framework for digital factories will be discussed in this session. Nine out of ten companies support automation and the move to a digital future. The digital factory will facilitate new business opportunities, mass customization of smart services, and energy efficiency initiatives. In this session, we will examine data transport, acquisition, use and security. The Digital Factory Now program presents simple steps to enable digitalization in any factory.

Phoenix Contact
Presenter: Tyler Burke, Product Manager – Automation, Safety & Networking

Embedded AI in Smart Positioners providing prescriptive maintenance

We wanted to equip the customer with a way of utilizing our 115 years of valve and regulator experience and innovation, to give them support on analysis, and we have transformed our smart positioners to incorporate artificial intelligence to provide insights and prescriptive maintenance for all customers. We accomplished this with our embedded AI algorithm available on all smart positioners.

Presenter: Matthias Gast, Business Development Manager for Digital Solutions

Filling the Training Gap With Workforce Development

Anyone who runs a manufacturing facility nowadays is painfully aware of the acute shortage of skilled technicians who can keep automated production machinery humming. Industrial companies have learned that one way to get workers with the right skills is through their existing workforce. With the right curriculum and delivery methods, these workforce development programs can give workers a grounding in pneumatics, electric automation, robotics, controls, and other automation technologies that play a role in modern factories.

Festo Didactic Inc.
Tony Oran, Vice President of Sales