Rockwell® to Siemens TIA Portal

Siemens and Applied Controls invites you to a 1-day automation workshop

Join us at this hands-on workshop, presented by a Certified Rockwell/ Siemens Solution Partner, for you to migrate your Rockwell PLC software knowledge to the Siemens TIA Portal programming environment.

You’ll work Live and Online with the TIA Portal – a single engineering framework for controllers, distributed I/O, HMI, drives, motion control, and motor management to provide unparalleled performance and results.


  •  Software comparison (Studio 5000 versus TIA Portal)
  • Examine structure by comparing a Studio 5000 project versus a TIA Portal project
    • Controller configuration
    • I/O configuration
    • User-defined types
    • Controller Tags & Local Tags versus Global Data Blocks
    • Tag naming rules
    • Tasks, Programs, and Routines versus Organization Blocks, Functions, and Function Blocks
    • Add On Instructions versus Function Blocks
  • Communications (FT Linx versus TIA Portal) • Simulation (Emulate versus PLCSIM)
  • Online troubleshooting
  • HMI development (FT View Studio versus TIA Portal)
  • Libraries
  • Diagnostics / ProDiag
  • Putting it all together
Siemens TIA Portal

Event Agenda

Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2023 OR Wednesday, 24th, 2023

Time: 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Location: Malvern, PA or Baltimore, MD

Rockwell® to Siemens TIA Portal