Join the 14th
BIG-EU Plugfest
June 17 - 19, 2020

Host: Siemens Schweiz AG, Smart Infrastructure Building Products in Zug/Switzerland

  • Interoperability testing in a marketing free, collegial and constructive working atmosphere at the SIEMENS Visitor Centre
  • Developer presentations on current developments in standardization and certification


The host of this year's Plugfest is Siemens Schweiz AG, Smart Infrastructure Building Products. It is moderated by Thomas Kurowski, supported by the last years technical team.

SIEMENS ‘Visitor Center’ (Image Film) from Niklaus Schlumpf on Vimeo.

About BIG-EU Plugfest

The purpose of the Plugfest is to improve BACnet implementations and testing methods. It prevents from errors during commissioning and from mistakes in product development.

The Plugfest provides device testing in pairing, round table an open sessions.

Following the positive feed-back we will again organize three developer presentations. Applications for brief presentations are welcome.

BACnet Secure Connect (BACnet/SC) is new

Gain knowledge and skills necessary to incorporate BACnet/SC in products and solutions, enhance the interoperability of products with other BACnet/SC devices.

Plugfest Agenda

BIG-EU Plugfest will start on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 09:00 a.m. and continues 2,5 days till Friday at noon. The agenda is completed by a get together event on Wednesday night and an optional ad-hoc testing session on Friday afternoon.

Who should join?

The Plugfest is open to developers and product managers. Each company may bring one or more testing teams, with a maximum of two participants per team. Sales and marketing staff are not admitted. For a successful participation please respect some general terms: Plugfest participants should be very familiar with the software and hardware that implements the capabilities being tested and are expected to have a good understanding of the BACnet protocol.


We recommend teams with ideally 2 persons. It is accepted to register two teams per company if desired. If the number of participants exceeds to the capacities, BIG-EU member registrations will be preferred.

One person should register as team captain, responsible to fill in all details regarding the devices you are planning to bring. IMPORTANT : We will ask for your device information details in a second step. The team captain will receive a mail to fill in all details regarding the devices and pairings.

Registration Rates

The registration rate includes the participation in the Plugfest and in the developer presentations for one person. Also included are 3 lunches, snacks and drinks in the breaks as well as the social event on the evening of the first day.

The rates per person are scaled from the price for industry participants to various discounts for members:
  • Non-Members: 1230.00 €
  • Members of other BACnet Organizations: 840.00 €
  • Members of the BACnet Interest Group: 690.00 €
    • Gold: 655.50 €
    • Platinum: 621.00 €
    • Sponsor: 586.50 €

For technical and organizational reasons registration closes on May 04, 2020.

Review BIG-EU Plugfest 2019

BIG-EU Plugfest 2019
May 22 – 24, 2019 at ISH/Munich Airport hosted by MBS

61 participants from 25 companies representing 12 countries came together to test their products with other BACnet vendors at Information Security Hub at Munich Airport.


Britta von Helden
BACnet Interest Group Europe
Droste-Hülshoff-Str. 1
44141 Dortmund

Phone +49 231 567772-69
Fax. +49 231 427867-32