The Fieldbus Foundation announced that its 2013 General Assembly will be held in Shanghai, China, March 12-15, 2013. This annual event is open to Fieldbus Foundation members and non-members. FOUNDATION fieldbus suppliers, end-users and industry participants from around the world are expected to attend.

The General Assembly will include a conference to be held March 14. The Fieldbus Foundations says the conference program will be focused on industrial automation end-users and will provide an overview of Fieldbus Foundation developments across the globe. It will include updates by leading fieldbus experts on the latest initiatives in FOUNDATION technology, as well as presentations by major end-users who have installed fieldbus in their industrial operations.

Representatives of Fieldbus Foundation member companies are invited to attend the General Assembly business meeting on March 15.

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"FOUNDATION fieldbus is a technology that’s helping to drive global industrial development, so it only makes sense that our 2013 General Assembly would be held in Shanghai, China—the heart of one of the world's fastest growing markets and location of some of the largest fieldbus projects to date," said Rich Timoney, Fieldbus Foundation president and CEO, in an official announcement.

Additional information on the 2013 General Assembly will be announced in the coming weeks. For more details and registration, visit the Events page on the Fieldbus Foundation's website or call 512-794-8890.

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