World News (Issue 66)
News from Chile, the Middle East, and the UK this month. Chile now has a Regional PI Association, PI Middle East participated in a trade show in Saudi Arabia, and the UK has their annual conference this month.
Chile became the latest Regional PI Association (RPA). Rodrigo Pinto, leader of the PICC and PITC RP Ingenieria in Chile, is the new Chilean Chairman. He sees huge demand for a local RPA to support and market PI technologies in the Spanish-speaking Latin American countries. Rodrigo began his association with PI as a member of PI North America.
ASM attended the recent Metal & Steel Saudi Arabia in Riyad, the leading B2B gathering in the Gulf region for steel, steel fabrication and metallurgy industry. They’ve also been busy with various courses, including PROFIBUS troubleshooting seminars at Al Shuqaiq, and at SWCC in Abha. MIDDLE EAST
The UK PROFIBUS Group has issued an invitation to their next Conference, to be held on 23-24 June 2015 at The Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon. MORE HERE. The two-day conference is designed for engineers, managers and indeed anyone concerned with implementing fieldbus and/or industrial Ethernet technologies, and will concentrate on the real issues of implementation, maintenance and management of PROFIBUS and PROFINET systems. A Call for Papers is HERE. UK