Events Calendar and Registration

Hardware/Software Design According to IEC61508 + Training on CIP Safety (Ann Arbor, Mich., USA)
Start Date/Time:
Monday, October 22, 2018 8:00 AM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
End Date/Time:
Friday, October 26, 2018 5:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Recurring Event:
One time event


Type: CIP Safety Training
Sponsor: ODVA, Inc.
Location: ODVA Technology and Training Center
4220 Varsity Dr., Suite A
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108-5006
Language of the Course: English  
Schedule: Monday October 22 through Friday October 26, 2018
*Optional:  On Thursday Oct. 25, 2018, TÜV will offer an exam for attendees to qualify for a FS Engineer Certificate. The additional cost for this is 300 Euros.

(This event has been moved from its originally scheduled dates of July 9 through July 13, 2018.)
$3,000 includes:
  • Training by TÜV on Monday Oct. 22, 2018 – Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018
  • Training by ODVA on Friday Oct. 26, 2018
  • Lunch and breaks
Registrations will be filled in order of receipt. Participants should bring a copy of IEC61508 to the class.


About Hardware/Software Design According to IEC61508

This vocational qualification training of the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program supports engineers (and/or persons working in functional safety business) to deepen their knowledge and their experience in order to achieve a worldwide acknowledged know how and practical experience within the area of functional safety according to the IEC 61508 international standard. Engineers who are working in the field of functional safety for many years have the possibility to obtain an official verification of their expertise. By passing a final exam successfully they will receive a Functional Safety Engineer (TÜV Rheinland) certificate. This worldwide acknowledged certificate states that specific knowledge within the field of "Hardware/Software Design" has been achieved. The training provides basic knowledge which enables developers to transfer the requirements of the standard IEC 61508 most effectively while developing their safety-related products. This training also addresses the most relevant aspects of edition 2 of the international standards IEC 61508, including the treatment of soft errors. A detailed agenda can be downloaded here.


Agenda for CIP Safety Training

  • Overview of Functional Safety and Safety Networks
  • CIP Network Architecture
  • The CIP Safety Specification
  • CIP Safety I/O Concepts
  • CIP Safety Objects
  • CIP Safety Configuration
  • Implementation Strategies
  • Conformance Testing
  • Ongoing Development of The CIP Safety Specification





Register by Friday October 12, 2018.

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