PCC’s Oktoberfest is a daylong event focused on solutions and technologies in industrial automation and electrical control delivered through technical seminars and workshops, as well an automation show. New this year, we will not require you to register for seminars before the event. However, registration for hands-on workshops is required and this schedule will be sent at a later date. Learn more about each of the sessions and workshops below!

New Seminars Added!

Programming with SCL in TIA Portal with S7-1200/1500

Learn about programming with SCL and how you can mix with typical ladder logic. The SCL language is very powerful and well suited for complex math operations, data handling with arrays and string processing. SCL is a high-level text based language that is easy to understand, yet provides many benefits over traditional ladder programming. This seminar will provide the foundation for you to start programming in SCL.

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Intro to using JavaScript in WinCC Unified HMI Seminar

Learn the basics of programming in JavaScript, integrated debugging functionality and utilizing Predefined Code Snippets in the WinCC Unified System in TIA Portal.

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Performance Monitoring for S7-1200/1500 CPU’s

Learn about using integrated PLC Web Server to understand current program and communication loads and predicting future loads. See how various instructions such as RUNTIME and RT_INFO can be used in program to monitor Runtime performance and statistics of logic and communication.

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Seminars & Workshops

Seminars are 50-minutes in length and include a presentation with demonstration. Workshops are 110-minutes in length and are hands-on learning in a small group. There is no charge to attend this event and you can customize your own personal schedule.

Intro to WinCC Unified System in TIA Portal

Learn what makes the WinCC Unified System along with new Unified Comfort Panels ready for today and future HMI application requirements.

Performance Monitoring for S7-1200/1500 CPU’s
Programming with SCL in TIA Portal with S7-1200/1500

Learn about programming with SCL and how you can mix with typical ladder logic. The SCL language is very powerful and well suited for complex math operations, data handling with arrays and string processing. SCL is a high-level text based language that is easy to understand, yet provides many benefits over traditional ladder programming. This seminar will provide the foundation for you to start programming in SCL.

Intro to using JavaScript scripting language in new WinCC Unified HMI

Learn the basics of programming in JavaScript, integrated debugging functionality and utilizing Predefined Code Snippets in the WinCC Unified System in TIA Portal.

Meet the Trainers

Kelly Anton

Kelly Anton, PCC

Kelly has over 35 years of industrial automation engineering and technical training experience with a focus on PLC, HMI and SCADA technologies. As an author of many white papers, training manuals and online videos, Kelly provides tips and best practices for users of these solutions.

Jon Prescott

Jon Prescott, CEO and Co-founder of Scante.net

Jon and the Scante team work with global industrial and manufacturing companies to deliver IIoT and Web technologies that reach customers and strengthen businesses. Jon’s an avid ocean sailor and father of two boys.

Jason Miller

Jason Miller, Product Consultant at Siemens

Jason Miller has over 25 years of experience with Siemens industrial control and circuit protection products and solutions. He has held various positions within Siemens ranging from Product Management to Business Development and Sales. Jason has an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Illinois, and he continues to be involved with the University as his daughters will both be attending U of I in the fall.

Will Todd

Will Todd, Project Engineer at DMC, Inc.

An Indianapolis native, Will graduated from Purdue University with a Mechanical Engineering degree and a minor in Economics. At Purdue, Will was involved in the Annual Grand Prix Go Kart Race and numerous intramural sports (including a Slow Pitch Championship). He also completed a five-session Co-Op with Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing.