CiA technology days CANopen Lift

CAN in Automation (CiA) has scheduled two CiA technology days online with the topic "CANopen in lift applications (CiA 417)”.

The 4-hour events take place two times, at different starting times. On October 06 (start 08:30 to 12:30, Berlin time) and October 09 (start 15:00 to 19:00, Berlin time), 2020. Thus, people from all over the world can participate at a suitable local time.

These CiA technology days provide an insight to the status and future of CANopen in lift applications. The presentation language will be English. Participation is free of charge, but registration is obligatory to receive the dial-in data. CiA members have also the option to take part with technical-oriented presentations, to inform about experiences with CiA 417 solutions. Find more information and the proposed agenda here or below. In case of any remaining questions, contact events(at)


  • 08:30 to 08:45 Welcome (Reiner Zitzmann, CiA)
  • 08:45 to 09:15 CANopen introduction (Reiner Zitzmann, CiA)
  • 09:15 to 09:30 Break
  • 09:30 to 10:00 The CANopen application profile CiA 417 (Thilo Schumann, CiA)
  • 10:00 to 10:30 CiA 417 Condition monitoring (Oskar Kaplun, CiA)
  • 10:30 to 10:45 Break
  • 10:45 to 11:00 CiA 417 – virtual controller (Roy Schneider, Thor Engineering)
  • 11:00 to 11:30 CiA 417 – car drive unit (Patrik Masson, Nidec Control Techniques)
  • 11:30 to 11:45 Break
  • 11:45 to 12:15 CiA 417 – panel unit (Mitun Chidamparam, Schaefer)
  • 12:15 to 12:30 Outlook on CAN-based networking (Holger Zeltwanger, CiA)
* Subject to change without notice.