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Siemens Summit 2018 Highlights

Siemens Summit 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Siemens Automation Summit was held last month at the JW Marriott Beach Resort on Marco Island, Florida. Twelve DMC representatives from around the country met to attend the annual conference from June 25-28.

Fresh off of the excitement of ten more of our engineers passing the Siemens Technical Certification exam, we arrived in Florida with an extra spring in our step. The team enjoyed a week full of excellent presentations (including some from our own engineers), informative sessions, and advanced technology.

Check out our highlights from the summit!

DMC arrives at Siemen Automation Summit 2018

Roadmap Sessions

Roadmap sessions featuring technical content were a highlight for DMC’s attendees. Our team got to experience new products that Siemens is rolling out in the areas of PLCs, WinCC, HMI, and TIA Portals. The roadmap sessions gave attendees the opportunity to talk about and interact with what’s new and upcoming in the Siemens ecosystem.

Solution Partner Ice-Cream Stand

Siemens Solution Partners, including DMC, hosted a display featuring Siemens digitalization solutions (such as digital twin and MindSphere conductivity) through the application of making delicious ice cream. It was cool to see the integration of these programs in a creative solution by Prism Systems, and the ice cream was delicious!

Solution Partner ice cream stand at the Siemens Automation Summit

Networking Events

DMC had a lot of fun playing pirate and meeting new people during the summit's networking events. Despite being bit by a parrot, Nick Shea thought the fire dancers and animals were a fun way to end the week!

Siemens Summit 2018 networking event

View DMC Presentations:

Four DMC representatives were invited to present at the Automation Summit this year. You can view their full presentations via the links below.

Advanced Motion Control with Starter: Efficient, Flexible, Scalable - Andrew Crowley
Andrew Crowley also appeared on the IoT and Big Data Panel 
Andrew Crowley on the IoT and Big Data Panel at the Siemens Automation Summit


Siemens Open Library, SiVArc, and Automatic HMI Generation - John SullivanJohn Sullivan presents at the 2018 Siemens Automation Summit

You can visit the Siemens Open Library and sign up to receive an email when updates are released.

Advanced Siemens Motion and Safety Using the S7-1517TF - Otto GottliebOtto Gottlieb presents at the 2018 Siemens Automation Summit


Rapid Multi-Axis Motion Development with Siemens Libraries - Phil SchafferPhil Schaffer presenting at Siemens Automation Summit 2018

Thanks to all who attended for a fantastic week at the 2018 Siemens Automation Summit. We look forward to seeing what’s new in 2019!

DMC attended the 2018 Siemens Automation Summit

Siemens Automation Summit on Marco Island 2018

As a proud Siemens Solution Partner, DMC is ready to step in with our extensive knowledge and assist. Learn more about DMC's partnership with Siemens.

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