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CANopen for newcomers

In this seminar, you learn the basic principles of CANopen, as specified in CiA 301. Additionally you get an insight to the new CANopen FD protocol according to CiA 1301. The seminar enables you to select the right CANopen device for your applications, to integrate devices in a proper control application, or to design the intended CANopen device behavior. In addition, you are enabled to assess the possibilities and effort to introduce CANopen FD in your projects.


  • CANopen device architecture
  • CANopen service and protocols
  • CANopen device profiles
  • Additional CANopen functions (LSS, Safety, Gateways)
  • CANopen device- and applications profiles
  • Discussion (Questions & Answers)

Target groups

  • System integrators
  • Development engineers
  • Technical decision-makers

Required qualifications

Basic CAN knowledge

Request a quote

Currently no CANopen seminars are scheduled in presents.

If you are interested in having an in-house seminar at your company, please feel free to contact us by email: events(at)can-cia.org or by phone: +49-911-928819-0. We will be happy to send you a quote.


Without German VAT With German VAT
Non-members 450,00 EUR 535,00 EUR
Early-bird 425,00 EUR 505,00 EUR
CiA-members 400,00 EUR 476,00 EUR

We shall reserve the right to price changes and errors.

Quick overview

1-day seminar | 09:00-17:00


  • CANopen device architecture
  • CANopen services and protocols
  • CANopen device profiles
  • Layer Setting Services (LSS)
  • Gateways

Upcoming CAN for newcomers seminar



CANopen vendor-ID

The CANopen vendor-ID is part of the object 1018h and identifies the manufacturer of a CANopen device. All CANopen device manufacturers must implement the CANopen vendor-ID. The allocation of the CANopen vendor-ID is handled by CiA headquarters.

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