CiA technology days 2020 Spain

CAN in Automation (CiA) has scheduled two CiA technology days in Spain. The events are intended to discuss latest trends and developments on CAN FD-based networking and on the next generation CAN XL. Share practical experiences with other international experts and improve your knowledge.

Dates & locations:

May 13, 2020, Madrid (Spain), and May 14, 2020 Barcelona (Spain).


For CiA members the participation at these events will be free of charge. CiA non-members are invited with a contribution of 100,00 € towards expenses (plus German VAT).

The presentation language is English.

Requests and registration by e-mail to events(at)

09:30 to 10:00 Registration and coffee (optional tabletop exhibition)
10:00 to 10:15 Opening and introduction of CiA
10:15 to 11:00 Introduction into CAN FD lower layers
11:00 to 11:45 CAN FD device and system design
11:45 to 12:00 Coffee break (optional tabletop exhibition)
12:00 to 12:45 CANopen (FD) and profiles
12:45 to 13:30 J1939 and further higher-layer protocols on CAN FD
13:30 to 14:00 Presentation
14:00 to 15:00 Lunch/coffee break (optional tabletop exhibition)
15:00 to 15:45 Future of CAN technologies including CAN XL
15:45 to 16:30 Wrap-up and discussion

* Subject to change without notice.


CiA invites you to become an active part of the upcoming CiA technology days. We would like to offer you the opportunity to discuss current CAN FD and CAN XL-related issues. CiA members have the opportunity to present latest experiences in CAN-based networking, by means of their solutions in form of a short oral presentation (ca. 30 min). For details contact CiA office events(at)

Tabletop exhibition:

To enrich the events with technology, put into practice, we are planning to offer a tabletop exhibition as an additional platform for exchange of experiences and networking. One table will be charged with 300,00 € (plus German VAT).

Please note: The tabletop exhibition is limited to 5 tables.

Let us know by April 15, 2020, whether you are interested in taking part as speaker and/or exhibitor at our events.

The tabletop exhibition order form is available for download here.