CODESYS Users Conference Germany


Dates 2017





Tuesday, 28 March 2017

H4 Hotel Hannover Messe
Würzburger Str. 21, 30880 Laatzen
Tel: +49-511-89993-155 / Fax: +49-511-89993-100


Tuesday, 04 April 2017

Le Méridien Stuttgart
Willy-Brandt-Str. 30, 70173 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-711-2221-0, Fax: +49-711-2221-2599



Morning lectures are held in plenary session, whereas afternoon lectures are divided into different workshops.

All presentations and product demonstrations are based on the most recent developments and features.


09.00 a.m.


approx. 05.00 p.m.



Participation fee:

249 €  Hannover, Stuttgart

(Fee incl. documentation, lunch and conference beverages, excl. parking fees.
All prices plus VAT if applicable.)

The CODESYS Users Conference is accompanied by a table top show giving attendees the opportunity to provide themselves with information about hardware programmable with CODESYS (

The conference is aimed at giving CODESYS beginners a detailed overview of the functionality available, and at the same time showing experienced users an easier and faster approach for their automation tasks.


Agenda 2017


  • Welcome and overview of the agenda

  • Accelerate your programming – with usability improvements in the CODESYS Development System

  • Visualization made easy – with new features and products for every aspect of CODESYS Visualization

  • Get new ideas – Application example from an experienced CODESYS programmer

  • Secure data exchange with the PLC – with encrypted communication in CODESYS

  • Optimize application development I – with products and services customized for CODESYS users

Workshop: Standard applications

  • Engineering safety applications in CODESYS – on distributed IEC 61508 SIL3-compatible PLCs

  • Optimize application development II – with tips and tricks from an experienced CODESYS programmer

  • Using CODESYS as a fieldbus gateway – with integrated protocol stacks for different platforms

  • Planning with the CODESYS roadmap – Preview of planned products and features

Workshop: Special applications

  • CODESYS library POUs – according to the standardized behavior model of PLCopen

  • Automated testing of POUs in CODESYS – with convenient test scripts and tables

  • Innovative generation of application code – with the CODESYS Application Composer

  • Discover useful details about your own application – with the tools of the CODESYS Professional Developer Edition

Roland Wagner

Roland Wagner: Leiter Produktmarketing bei 3S-Smart Software Solutions GmbH

Head of Product Marketing, 3S-Smart Software Solutions GmbH

Roland Wagner has worked at 3S-Smart Software Solutions GmbH since 1999. He is currently responsible for product marketing in the company. With his frequent participation at conferences and lecture events, including numerous publications in technical journals, he is a well-known speaker and author in professional automation circles. His CODESYS seminars are distinguished by their high degree of practical relevance and wide range of technical knowledge.

Michael Schwarz

Product Management at 3S-Smart Software Solutions

Michael Schwarz is a physicist with many years experience in project and product management at different companies. His broad experience in structuring, optimizing and using software tools makes him a specialist for the different aspects of CODESYS. Since 2016, he has been responsible for the product management of  CODESYS Control runtime systems, the different safety solutions and the visualiziation integrated in CODESYS.

Patrick Rohloff

Patrick Rohloff CODESYS

Trainer, 3S-Smart Software Solutions

Patrick Rohloff has over 10 years of experience as a trainer with a primary focus on automation. Since 2008, he has been responsible for designing and performing CODESYS trainings at 3S-Smart Software Solutions. Customers benefit from his comprehensive technical knowledge and his innovative approaches to solving problems, which he also enjoys developing individually with his training participants.

David Freiberg

David Freiberg CODESYS

Trainer, 3S-Smart Software Solutions

David Freiberg knows the demands of automation engineering from his many years of development work at various companies. Many years of customer service in the support team at 3S-Smart Software Solutions form the foundation for a deep understanding of the needs and questions from end users regarding a modern IEC 61131-3 development system. With his diverse professional experience, David Freiberg is a valuable contact person for both PLC developers and device manufacturers.

Christoph Schneider

CODESYS Schwesterunternehmen 3S-Systems GmbH

CEO, 3S-Systems GmbH

Christoph Schneider is owner and CEO of the 3S-Smart Software Solutions sister 3S-Systems headquartered in Bad Nenndorf, Germany. 3S-Systems has specialized in application support, system integration, consulting and training as well as offering complete solutions for the market-leading IEC 61131-3 automation software CODESYS.

3S-Systems was founded in 2001 and today employs 5 people who develop applications and libraries for different tasks in building automation, from telecontrol protocols to motion tasks for stationary and mobile machines.

Table Top Show

Table Top Show

As usual, the Table Top Show will give participants the opportunity to get the latest information on devices compatible with CODESYS. All device manufacturers having a direct customer relationship with 3S-Smart Software Solutions can present their products at the Table Top Show accompanying the CODESYS Users Conference. If you are interested, please find more information in the CODESYS customer portal.

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