EXPO 2018 – Seminars (MoE)


   
Seminars during EXPO 2018

4 different seminars and a brewery tour are offered during the course of the morning and early afternoon. Automation related topics presented for experts in their field. Pdh’s are offered for the seminars.

SEM1: 8:30AM-9:30AM

Process Automation, a review of hardware, software and coding

By Shawn Zadeh CAP, PE, PMP – Sr. Automation Engineer at Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

This seminar will provide an overview of hardware, software/code. Communicate real world experiences minimizing Wiki content. The seminar will start with current knowledge, transitioning to what’s new, and finally a review of coding fundamentals.

Member price: $15 Non-member price: $25

SEM2: 9:45AM- 10:45AM

Open Protocols for Building Automation Systems

By Ted Firnstein – Business Development Manager at Siemens

An overview of the basics of networks and protocols – particularly the most popular protocols for building automation systems and how they compare. Discussion will include insight for specifying integration methods for specific applications.

Member price: $15 Non-member price: $25

SEM3: 11:00AM- 12:00PM

A Vision for Transportation in Buffalo Niagara

By Kelly Dixon – AICP Principal Planner, Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council

Autonomous truck platoons are already in operation in the freight industry and major car makers anticipate having a fully autonomous vehicle without steering wheel and pedals on the market by 2021. Innovation and preparing our system for autonomous vehicles and other smart mobility solutions will be key in achieving our transportation vision for the region. Learn more about these advances and what plans are underway to prepare the Buffalo Niagara region for a new transportation future.

Member price: $15 Non-member price: $25

SEM4: 12:15PM- 1:15PM

Collaborative Robots and integrating them into automation

By Kevin Matthews – Robot Engineering Specialist for Axis New York

Collaborative Robots, or Cobots  give companies access to all the benefits of advanced robotic automation, with none of the extra costs associated with traditional robot programming, set-up, and dedicated, shielded work cells. This makes robotic automation affordable for SMEs, small-batch production runs, and other setups where it would otherwise be too expensive. Seminar will discuss how to get started with collaborative robots in your facility.

Member price: $15 Non-member price: $25

Tour1: 2:00PM- 2:30PM

Informative tour of the Riverworks brewery

Sponsored by SIEMENS – hosted by Riverworks

An exclusive, behind the scenes look at the only brewery built in to a grain silo in the world. Head Brewer Chris Herr will show our team around the Riverworks Brewery and explain the process of making beer, as well as the technical challenges faced by their construction teams to pull off this one of a kind brewery

tour price: $10

Tour2: 3:30PM- 4:00PM

Informative tour of the Riverworks brewery

Sponsored by SIEMENS – hosted by Riverworks

An exclusive, behind the scenes look at the only brewery built in to a grain silo in the world. Head Brewer Chris Herr will show our team around the Riverworks Brewery and explain the process of making beer, as well as the technical challenges faced by their construction teams to pull off this one of a kind brewery

tour price: $10

April 17 , 2018 8:30AM – 6:00PM
RiverWorks, Buffalo NY

 

Have something interesting to talk about? Send an email to Joe.cipriani@us.yokogawa.com