FDT Technical Seminars Go on Tour in North America

April 4, 2008

The FDT Group has announced the North American technical seminar road stops for 2008.  They include: Wilmington, Delaware – April 29, 2008; Calgary, Alberta – May 28, 2008; Houston, TX – September 25, 2008; and Greenville, SC – October 28, 2008.

Acceptance of FDT Technology is on the rise in North America as more end users gravitate to the all digital communication protocols allowing improved plant performance and business benefits.  With the increase in adoption, the importance of a knowledgeable workforce regarding this technology is essential.  This seminar program has been established to educate automation professionals – end users, engineers and manufacturers on FDT Technology, the benefits and its many applications.

These free, one day seminars will feature technical presentations on The FDT Group, Customer Needs, User Benefits, and The Solution.  Live demonstrations will follow, demonstrating each major communication protocol: HART, FOUNDATION fieldbus and Profibus utilizing FDT-DTM’s for a real look as to what the technology has to offer.  End user case study presentations will follow with a question and answer session at the end of the day. Leading manufacturing companies will be present displaying the latest DTM products available.

Lunch will be served and Professional Development Hour credits will be awarded to attendees for attending.

About the FDT Group AISBL

The FDT Group AISBL is a non-profit corporation consisting of over 60 leading process and factory automation companies worldwide whose major purpose is to provide an open and non proprietary interface for the integration of field devices with engineering, automation and asset management systems. In this environment, end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations are working together to develop the technology, provide development tools, support and training, coordinate field trials and demonstrations, and enable product interoperability.


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