EtherNet/IP Fest

Application Layer Protocol Training

Join us for the Real Time Automation Fall Training Event for an in-depth understanding of EtherNet/IP. 




Dates: October 29-31, 2018

Location: Pewaukee, WI

What You’ll Learn:

  • Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)
    • Data Modeling
    • Device Profiles
    • Message Types
  • PC Test Tools
  • EDS Files
  • CompactLogix
  • Conformance Test Tools

Who’s It For:

  • Suppliers needing to improve support and/or update a current offering.
  • Developers looking to add EtherNet/IP to their products.
  • System integrators needing to understand the benefits of EtherNet/IP, technical merits, and how to support devices.

Monday, October 29, 2018
12-1 pm: Lunch & Registrtation
1-4 pm: The Ethernet Nitty-Gritty – Learn the basics of Ethernet, IP and TCP/UDP. You will cover the history of the technologies and
emerging advancements like security and IPV6.
You’ll also dive into useful troubleshooting tools like Wireshark.
4-6 pm: Oktoberfest Welcome Reception – Enjoy a gathering with your peers and RTA
Enginerds to network and polka! (Kidding! Maybe…)

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
8-9 am: Breakfast
9-4 pm: The Bits and Bytes of EtherNet/IP – Here you will deep dive into EtherNet/IP. You’ll learn how EtherNet/IP utilizes TCP and UDP. You’ll also look at the data modeling (Common Industrial Protocol (CIP)) and the different methods of communicating with your PLC. Finally, you will analyze the ‘bits and bytes’ of EtherNet/IP during normal communications and during error situations.
12-1 pm: Lunch
Evening: On your own

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
8-9 am: Breakfast
9-12pm: ODVA Places You’ll Go with EtherNet/IP! – This section focuses on how EtherNet/IP devices are verified for proper behaviors and interoperability by ODVA. Using Rockwell Automation PLCs, you will walk through the commissioning process and identify common issues you’ll encounter during normal operations.
Afternoon: Reserved Meetings with RTA Engineers – By appointment only, additional rates apply.


RTA experts are available for private meetings for your gateway or protocol related issues. Contact 800.249.1612 or email By Appointment Only, Additional Rates Apply.

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