Matrikon Global OPC Users Group Meeting Scheduled for October 2004
June 29, 2004 (Edmonton, Alberta) - The Matrikon Global OPC Users Group, the first meeting of its kind, is taking place on October 7-8, 2004 in Houston, Texas. Matrikon is officially sponsoring the event, which is expected to attract industry experts, integrators, and process/discrete manufacturers from around the world.This year's theme is "Building Communication Infrastructures." Industry experts will come together to present on topics relating to the various OPC specifications, OPC Tunneling technology and other new developments, as well discussing the role OPC will play in the future as the connectivity standard gains in popularity."We look forward to growing the global OPC community," says Randy Kondor, Matrikon's OPC Product Manager. "OPC is a proven technology for both process and discrete industries across all verticals. While there have been events to pull developers together, this is the first such event targeted at integrators and end-users."The two-day event will feature a product showcase where OPC vendors and OPC-related technologies will be exhibited, presentations and discussions of case studies by end-users, keynote presentations from industry experts, and social events.About OPCOPC is a published connectivity standard that is maintained by the OPC Foundation. The OPC Foundation was formed in 1996 and is a non-profit organization that is made up of hundreds of members worldwide. The OPC Foundation's website is www.opcfoundation.orgAbout the SponsorWith a library of more than 500 OPC products and interfaces and a worldwide installation base of more than 100,000, MatrikonOPC is the world's leading developer, trainer and distributor of OPC products. Matrikon is a charter member of the OPC Foundation and has a proven commitment to providing the best possible products, support and training to foster the use of OPC as the industrial standard for open connectivity.For more information about the meeting, visit the OPC Users Group official website at www.opcug.org.
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