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Live webinars

G.M. International offers every month Live Webinars to deepen a specific topic related to safety. Each live webinar is designed to transfer skills, technical updates, and practical experiences and then, you can ask for more information directly to our experts too! At the registration step remember to enter your questions and topics of interest in the form, they will be answered and discussed during the webinar.

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

Date time (GMT)
Duration
Topic
Description
Date time (GMT): 2024-02-22 16:00
2024-02-22 16:00
Duration: 60 min
60 min
Topic: Intrinsic Safety – Advantages / Disadvantages vs. traditional Flameproof
Intrinsic Safety – Advantages / Disadvantages vs. traditional Flameproof
Description: Most common methods to prevent explosions are intrinsic safety and flameproof. Let’s see the differences among them regarding design, OPEX & CAPEX, and system safety.
Most common methods to prevent explosions are intrinsic safety and flameproof. Let’s see the differences among them regarding design, OPEX & CAPEX, and system safety.
Date time (GMT): 2024-03-05 10:00
2024-03-05 10:00
Duration: 60 min
60 min
Topic: Ensuring safe and secure communication: What really matters?
Ensuring safe and secure communication: What really matters?
Description: According to IEC 61508 for Functional Safety, data transfer safety relies on protocol efficacy over transmission medium. Communication involves confirmation to ensure safe exchange, regardless of wire, fiber optic, modbus, ethernet, wireless, etc. Si
According to IEC 61508 for Functional Safety, data transfer safety relies on protocol efficacy over transmission medium. Communication involves confirmation to ensure safe exchange, regardless of wire, fiber optic, modbus, ethernet, wireless, etc. Si


PAST WEBINARS

Date time (GMT)
Duration
Topic
Description
Date time (GMT): 2023-11-23 10:00
2023-11-23 10:00
Duration: 60 min
60 min
Topic: A standard relay can't be used in a SIF
A standard relay can't be used in a SIF
Description: Safety Relays are widely used in process automation applications, either for control and safety systems: a good basic understanding of the principles behind safety relays and safety circuits.
Safety Relays are widely used in process automation applications, either for control and safety systems: a good basic understanding of the principles behind safety relays and safety circuits.
Date time (GMT): 2023-12-05 16:00
2023-12-05 16:00
Duration: 60 min
60 min
Topic: Choosing the right Ex protection concept for your application
Choosing the right Ex protection concept for your application
Description: We will cover some of the best practices on which Ex protection concepts to use based upon area classification and equipment selected with an eye on total installed cost, ease of maintenance, certification limitations and flexibility.
We will cover some of the best practices on which Ex protection concepts to use based upon area classification and equipment selected with an eye on total installed cost, ease of maintenance, certification limitations and flexibility.
Date time (GMT): 2024-02-15 10:00
2024-02-15 10:00
Duration: 60 min
60 min
Topic: How to deal with minimum architecture constraints according IEC61511 & IEC61508?
How to deal with minimum architecture constraints according IEC61511 & IEC61508?
Description: This webinar will provide a simple to understand guidance to avoid engineering design failures and be able to comply to the leading functional safety standards IEC61511 and or IEC 61508.
This webinar will provide a simple to understand guidance to avoid engineering design failures and be able to comply to the leading functional safety standards IEC61511 and or IEC 61508.

PAST WEBINARS

All past webinars are available for viewing on our YouTube channel

Speakers

  • Mauro Perego

    Mauro Perego

    Global Sales Director

    Mauro is Global Sales Director and has more than twenty-five years of experience in the Instrumentation, Automation and Safety Industry spent at HIMA, Emerson Process Management and Schneider Electric.
    Mauro is FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland, #15307/17, SIS).

  • Tino Vande Capelle

    Tino Vande Capelle

    Director of Functional Safety Services

    Tino is Director of Functional Safety Services, TÜV Rheinland – Senior Functional Safety Expert & Trainer #109/05 at G.M. International. He is senior Functional Safety Expert (#109/05) & accredit Trainer for the SIS program of TÜV Rheinland and a senior member of ISA.

  • Andrea Spolaor

    Andrea Spolaor

    Global Account Manager MAC segment

    Andrea has more than twenty years of experience in sales organisations of middle-sized companies, in the machine and process automation market. Andrea is FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland, #12228/16, SIS).

  • Massimo Pagani

    Massimo Pagani

    Product Manager

    Massimo is Product Manager. He has over twenty years of experience in the field of repair and development of devices for consumer electronics. Massimo is FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland, #20069/20, SIS).

  • Bob Johnson

    Bob Johnson

    President of Source IEx

    Bob is the owner of Source IEx, a distributor for GMI along with other complementary Ex products, based in Spring, Texas. He is also a CompEx instructor/assessor for the IECEx CoPC scheme. Besides being an instructor, he has performed many third-party inspections for clients in the Ex world, both for offshore and onshore activities, and also assists clients in the design and application of Ex equipment and systems.

  • Paolo Landrini

    Paolo Landrini

    CEO

    Paolo's career began in technical sales at Elcon Instruments, after an electrical engineering degree. Migrated to US, he started and managed the North American operation of the company for nine years, acquiring extensive knowledge of business management and EX applications. In 1996 Paolo joined GMI as a partner and became Export Sales Manager. He obtained a TÜV Rheinland FS Engineer degree.

  • Gabriele Caglio

    Gabriele Caglio

    Senior Technical Support Specialist

    Gabriele Caglio is a seasoned Technical Support Specialist His journey began by testing and repairing GMI devices, evolving into a role as an R&D Support Specialist, focusing on prototyping and PCB design. Currently, Gabriele's expertise is dedicated to informing end-users, customers, resellers, and the sales department about the extensive features of GMI products, empowering them to fully exploit the products' potential.