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2023 North American PROFINET Plugfest

Michael Bowne,
  • 19.09.2023 - 20.09.2023

Participant Roles:

In general, the PROFINET Plugfest is intended for engineers.

  • Device/Controller Manufacturers: Bring certified or ‘nearly ready’ products to test.
  • Infrastructure Manufacturers: Share your switches, cables, connectors, wires, or similar to help us build up our network.
  • Technology Solution Providers: Bring your software stack, chip, SDK, module, or similar to test on the network.


Sep 18
Evening    Setup

Sep 19
8:00am     Sign-in & breakfast
8:30am     Testing begins
12:00pm   Hosted lunch onsite
5:00pm     End of Day 1
6:30pm     Hosted dinner

Sep 20
8:00am     Breakfast
8:30am     Testing resumes
12:00pm   Hosted lunch onsite
2:00pm     Large network test
5:00pm     End of Plugfest


The PROFINET Plugfest provides the opportunity to evaluate PROFINET devices and controllers in an environment that comes close to the real automation world. Companies bring their own products for collaborative testing. Testing is carried out in small groups around individual controllers with the devices circulating among various controllers prior to creating one large network. Since every participant aims to learn the limits of their tested devices, a confidential atmosphere is a basic condition.

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