May 9, 2020

Virtual Trade show

Join us for Pilz's 2020 exhibition and conference - online!

Many exhibitions have had to be postponed or cancelled due to the increasingly critical situation surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. For us, the health and safety of our staff, customers and visitors is our number one priority.

However, you don't need to miss out on our exhibition highlights and innovations!

Visit us virtually from Tuesday, May 26th to Thursday, May 28th 2020. A varied conference program with fascinating presentations awaits you. You can enjoy a direct exchange with our experts and ask questions in our forum.

As exhibition highlights we will be presenting the latest industry trends in industrial security, sensor technology, Industrie 4.0 and smart logistics.

How can you take part? Simply register online (see below). Register for any/all presentations of your choice - for free!


Conference day 1: May 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26th, 9:00 am (EDT)

Paralysed by a cyber incident: lessons learned
Hacked – What now? How did Pilz overcome the cyberattack of October 2019? What strategies were developed and shared? And what lessons has the company learned from the experience?

Speaker: Thomas Pilz, Managing Partner - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



Tuesday, May 26th, 10:00 am (EDT)

Safe area monitoring with sensors
Safe area monitoring – we present case studies from practice: what are the challenges and solutions that safe sensor technology has to offer (comparison between safe light curtains, laser scanners and radar system), from planning through to commissioning.

Speaker: Stephan Hoffmann, Product Manager Sensors - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



Tuesday, May 26th, 11:00am (EDT)

How to apply service robotics modules successfully and safely in intralogistics
The combination of service robotics and automated guided vehicles opens up new possibilities in intralogistics. Case studies from practice show how service robotics can be used successfully: from planning, component selection, engineering and commissioning through to CE marking.

Speaker: Dr. Manuel Schön, Product Manager Controller - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



Conference day 2: May 27, 2020

Wednesday, May 27th, 10:00am (EDT)

Driverless route to Industrie 4.0
Functional safety for automated guided vehicles (AGV) is a critical success factor with regard to Industrie 4.0. In future, safety architectures for AGVs will need to adapt to each respective AGV application scenario. Case studies show how to facilitate safety and flexibility simultaneously.


  • Klaus Stark, Senior Manager Innovation Management - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG
  • Onedin Ibrocevic, Senior Manager Advanced Development Sensor Technology - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



Wednesday, May 27, 11:00am (EDT)

Human-robot collaboration (HRC) in industrial practice
After the hype surrounding HRC it is now necessary to reconcile safety and productivity. This can only succeed by regarding the whole robot application and by including the issue of safety from the start. It's important that the whole application is assessed, safeguarded and operated in a way that is legally compliant.

Speaker: Jochen Vetter, Manager Team South, Consulting Services - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



Conference day 3: May 28, 2020

Thursday, May 28th, 10:00am (EDT)

Strategic partnership with Pilz for system integrators
Pilz system partners are system integrators who develop holistic solutions for our joint customers, so that machines are manufactured and operated safely – regionally and internationally. In this presentation you will discover everything about our programme and how you too can become a Pilz system partner.

Speaker: James Large, Senior Manager Business Development Sales International - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



Thursday, May 28, 11:00am (EDT)

Access and entry for authorised persons only – safety and industrial security in practice
Industrial security is becoming increasingly important alongside machinery safety. Using selected application examples we will illustrate the comprehensive solutions that can be implemented with regard to access and entry permissions for your plant and machinery.

Speaker: Christoph Baumeister, Product Manager Operating and Monitoring and Tools - Pilz GmbH & Co. KG



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