Stop by one of our free Expert Huddles on the Automate Show Floor to connect with industry experts in small groups and discuss the hottest topics in automation. 

EXPERT HUDDLES SCHEDULE

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
11:00 am
HUDDLE 1
Cameras Set-Up Challenges in Infrared Imaging
 
HUDDLE 2
Considerations in Motor Sizing for your Motion Control System
1:00 pm
HUDDLE 1
Considerations when Selecting PLC, PC, CNC, Motion and Robot Controller Architecture
 
HUDDLE 2
Are Collaborative Robots a Fit for Your Company?
1:45 pm
HUDDLE 1
Determining When Automation Makes Sense
 
HUDDLE 2
Getting the Most Out of Automation Systems
2:30 pm
HUDDLE 1
When Does it Make Sense to Move to Robotic Material Removal?
 
HUDDLE 2
When to use Collaborative Robots Instead of Hard Automation
3:15 pm
HUDDLE 1
Considerations in Selecting a System Integrator
 
HUDDLE 2
The Challenges of Sourcing in China
TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017
11:00 am
HUDDLE 1
Preparing for an Automation Project: The Advanced manufacturing Process
 
HUDDLE 2
How do you Calculate the ROI for Your Project?
1:00 pm
HUDDLE 1
Smart Sensors vs. Smart Cameras vs. Vision Processors
 
HUDDLE 2
The Pros & Cons of Camera Placement – Robot Mount or Fixed Position?
1:45 pm
HUDDLE 1
A Discussion on How 3D Printing can Enhance Automation Projects
 
HUDDLE 2
How Small and Medium Sized Companies can Benefit from Automation
2:30 pm
HUDDLE 1
Important Factors in Choosing your Machine Vision System
 
HUDDLE 2
A Discussion on Connected Lighting and Lens Controllers and What is Needed by Industry
3:15 pm
HUDDLE 1
When Should I Automate?
 
HUDDLE 2
TBD
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017
11:00 am
HUDDLE 1
Mistakes You Will Make in Your First Robot Installation
 
HUDDLE 2
Where 3D Vision Fits in to the Automation Puzzle
1:00 pm
HUDDLE 1
Where can Collaborative Robots Best be Used in Packaging Applications?
 
HUDDLE 2
Exploring the Difference Between AGV’s and Collaborative Mobile Robots
1:45 pm
HUDDLE 1
Should You Use Robotics in Your Automated Assembly System?
 
HUDDLE 2
Self-Driving Robots in Material Handling
2:30 pm
HUDDLE 1
Can you Avoid Pitfalls while Driving Automation Forward?
 
HUDDLE 2
What New Technologies Can Solve Complex Packaging Challenges?
3:15 pm
HUDDLE 1
Is Automation Feasible for Small Lot Sizes?
 
HUDDLE 2
Questions to Ask When Selecting a Conveyor System
THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
11:00 am
HUDDLE 1
What You Should Know About Collaborative Robot Safety
 
HUDDLE 2
The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Machine Vision in a Robotic Arc Welding Cell
1:00 pm
HUDDLE 1
Getting Started with an Automation Project
 
HUDDLE 2
What Applications are Possible with Collaborative Robots?
1:45 pm
HUDDLE 1
Understanding ROI Issues with Automation
 
HUDDLE 2
TBD