Hirschmann to host industrial Ethernet / network design seminar

July 26, 2007 -- The event will be held September 17-20 at the Bolger Center in Potomac, MD, in the metro Washington DC area.

July 26, 2007 -- Hirschmann announced that it will host annual Industrial Ethernet and Network Design Seminar. The event will be held September 17-20 at the Bolger Center in Potomac, MD, in the metro Washington DC area.

According to Hirschmann, the three day event is comprised of "a series of hardcore technical sessions" intended to help control engineers and plant personnel to better design, implement, and maintain Ethernet networks; to keep abreast of developing standards, techniques, products with regard to Ethernet's implementation in the industrial marketplace; and to better understand the specific requirements of Ethernet technology in industrial and mission-critical environments.

According to a press release, all sessions are taught by "seasoned networking professionals and industry-leading vendors." Courses of study include Ethernet basics, network design and troubleshooting, and Layer 3 routing and security. Classes will be complemented by "separate hands-on networking training classes with individual laptops and a high instructor/student ratio," according to Hirschmann.

The cost of the technology seminar series is $1499 and includes: a three-night stay at the Bolger Center; three days of Ethernet training; documentation and all technical presentations; a welcome reception; three buffet meals per day; a Potomac River cruise; and a certificate of completion worth 1.2 CEU credits.

For a PDF file with seminar information and a registration form, click here.

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