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To make the abundant PLCopen information also available in video format, aimed at a different audience also, PLCopen has started a YouTube channel.
On June 23, PLCopen had a very successful annual General Meeting. In view of the situation around COVID-19 it was decided to organize a virtual GM this year.
PLCopen now released version 2.01 of the Safety Part 1 specification, based on the feedback and resulting corrigendum on version 2.0.
Earlier this year PLCopen North America and Automation.com conducted a joint survey of PLC programming preferences. 
The 3rd edition of the IEC 61131-3 standard enables Object Oriented Programming, OOP.
Although PLCopen normally deals with the software environments, it was the best choice to define a benchmarking tool for measuring the performance of the different CPU architectures.
PLCopen is working on updates of their Safety specifications. This includes Part 1, 2 and 4.
On June 7, PLCopen had a very successful annual General Meeting in Amsterdam. Part of the meeting related to changes in the Board of Management.
On April 2, 2019 during the Hanover Fair, PLCopen held a successful kick-off meeting on benchmarking.