2017 Events

PackML Workshop
Monday, May 22
Learn to code and install PackML.
Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Illinois

8:00 – 10:00 AM: OMAC Board Meeting

10:00 AM -12:00 PM: OMAC General Meeting

1:00 – 2:00 PM: OMAC and OPC UA – Providing a Pathway to the Industrial Internet of Things

2:00 – 4:30 PM: Hands-on PackML Programming and Installation, Business Case and Technical Path for implementing PackML/ISA TR88.00.02 

4:30-5:00 PM: Workshop Wrap-Up and Q&A

5:00 PM: Networking reception for OMAC

OMAC Demonstration on Automating On-Machine Measurement Using the Digital Thread
Tuesday, May 23
Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII)
Goose Island, Chicago, Illinois

Past 2017 Events

PACK EXPO East
OMAC returns as a partner with PACK EXPO East, exhibiting in booth 1093.
Monday, February 27 – Wednesday, March 1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

OMAC and SESAM Hold Conference on Smart Packaging Automation Using PackML & OPC UA
Wednesday, March 15 – Thursday, March 16
Copenhagen, Denmark

interpack
OMAC will exhibit at interpack for the first time. The OMAC booth will be located in Hall 12, Booth C04-13.
Thursday, May 4 – Wednesday, May 10
Düsseldorf, Germany

OMAC Reception
Thursday, May 4 at 4:30 PM
Lenze interpack booth – Hall 6 booth E79

OMAC reception
Friday, May 5 at 4:30 PM
Lenze interpack booth – Hall 6 booth E79

OMAC reception
Monday, May 8 at 4:30 PM
B&R Automation interpack booth – Hall 6 booth E62


2016 Events

PackSafety and PackConnect Working Group F2F Meeting
Move forward with activities related to network and communication standards for safety and non-safety related environments.
Tuesday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 4
Mitsubishi in Duesseldorf, Germany

4th Annual InnoPack Food & Beverage Conference
Uwe Keiter, Chairman OMAC Packaging Workgroup, will give an introduction to OMAC and PackML.
Thursday, May 12 – Friday, May 13
New Delhi, India

OMAC General Meeting
Monday, May 23
11:00 AM
Chicago, IL

OMAC Workshop and Reception
In conjunction with The Automation Conference.
Monday, May 23
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Chicago, IL

OMAC / PackML Promotional Meeting
Two meetings to be held, in two different locations, for end users and machine builders in the Scandinavian region (Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland). Speakers from Arla Foods (end user member) and Bila (machine builder) will talk about the benefits of using PackML.
Wednesday, June 1 – Thursday, June 2

PACK EXPO International
Learn more about industry standards driving productivity. For the first time, industry standards leaders OMAC, OPC Foundation and PLCopen will exhibit together. View photos from event.

Sunday, November 6 – Wednesday, November 9
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Booth N-4800

Innovation Stage – PACK EXPO International
The convergence of industry standards offers new opportunities to leverage consistent machine-to-machine communication and data capture. Learn more about next generation ISA-TR88.00.02, also known as PackML, PackSpec 2, and the Industrial Internet of Things. View photos from event.

Monday, November 7, 3:00 -3:30 PM
PACK EXPO International
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Innovation Stage | N-4560

OMAC General Meeting
Tuesday, November 8, 2:00 PM
PACK EXPO International
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Room S502B

OPW Update and Working Session
Tuesday, November 8, 3:00 PM
PACK EXPO International
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
Room S502B

OMAC member Arla Foods hosts a meeting in Copenhagen to discuss PackML implementation practices.
OMAC member Arla Foods hosts a meeting in Copenhagen to discuss PackML implementation practices.
Participants capture PackML implementation guidance at 2014 OMAC Workshop
Participants capture PackML implementation guidance at OMAC Workshop
Mark Duncan of Schneider Electric presents an overview of PackML success for packaging during MHI Annual Conference.
Mark Duncan of Schneider Electric presents an overview of PackML success for packaging during MHI Annual Conference.