Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Virtual Event
Future of Automation 2021
September 29, 2021 at 1:00pm ET

2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
The Digital Factory


  • Patrick Rowland, Senior Product Manager, Industry Management & Automation, Phoenix Contact
Companies and manufacturers are working together to create the world of digital factories. This allows an open architecture and free flow of information. In this session, Phoenix Contact will address problems like security, legacy components and skill shortages.

Patrick Roche Rowland
Patrick is a senior product manager for the industry management and automation division for Phoenix Contact Canada. Patrick has been working for Phoenix Contact for 15 years and has over 23 years of international automation experience. Patrick is passionate about empowering enterprises with IIOT solutions with safety and security in mind. He lives in the GTA.

Industry Partner