Open Process Automation™ Forum

Focused on developing a standards-based, open, secure, interoperable process control architecture

The Forum is a consensus-based group of end users, suppliers, system integrators, standards organizations, and academia. It addresses both technical and business issues for process automation. 

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The Open Group events are for business and technology professionals interested in achieving business objectives through technology standards. The Open Group organizes conferences, member meetings, industry verticals, webinars and podcasts on a wide variety of topics.

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Members of The Open Process Automation™ Forum at the ARC Event in Orlando, Florida. 

The O-PAS Standard, Version 2.1, is now available for download from The Open Group Library. Developed by The Open Group Open Process Automation™ Forum (OPAF), the standard is focused on meeting the minimum standard and specification requirements for federated process automation systems, using an open and interoperable reference architecture.

Learn more about O-PAS version 1.0 explained in this podcast

The Open Process Automation™ Business Guide 
This Business Guide expresses the motivation and vision for a standards-based, open, interoperable, and secure process automation architecture as a business imperative for both users and suppliers of industrial control systems.
The Forum wishes to thank Siemens for the use of their Polarion ALM System for the management of OPAF Requirements.  
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