LogoAutomotive Agile PEP Europe|September 23 – 24, 2021, Berlin, bcc Berlin Congress Center
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Not more protocols instead description of things is the key
  • Status of 55 industry domain specific standardizations
  • OPC UA – The world language of production
  • Insides: Cross domain standardizations


IIoT Strategy
MES + Connected Production
Session 2020
Stream 2

Stefan Hoppe

President and Executive Director

Stefan Hoppe is the OPC Foundation President since end 2018 coordinating the OPC expansion into the Internet of Things & Industrie4.0.
Stefan has been the Global Vice President since 2014 and the President of the OPC Europe organization since 2010 being the catalyst for initiating liaisons with other industrial consortiums that has resulted in OPC working groups developing companion specifications for the organizations respective information models.

Stefan Hoppe studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany.
Since 1995 he has worked for BECKHOFF Automation, starting as a software developer later as a lead Product Manager with focus on PC based Automation, connectivity and embedded software products.

You can reach Stefan under stefan.hoppe@opcfoundation.org


OPC Foundation

The OPC Foundation is dedicated to ensuring interoperability in automation by creating and maintaining open specifications that standardize the communication of acquired process data, alarm and event records, historical data, and batch data to multi-vendor enterprise systems and between production devices. Production devices include sensors, instruments, PLCs, RTUs, DCSs, HMIs, historians, trending subsystems, alarm subsystems, and more as used in the process industry, manufacturing, and in acquiring and transporting oil, gas, & minerals.

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