Automate Forward 2021

Get faster, better and more efficient with automation!

One thing every industry has in common right now is the need to do more with less. Whether it’s less manpower or tighter budgets, demand is increasing even if resources are not. Automation is the key to not just getting through these difficult times, but to growing during them! With more than 80 speakers reviewing robotics, machine vision, motion control, artificial intelligence, and smart automation technologies, Automate Forward is the event to participate in to learn how to reach and exceed your goals.

Join us March 22-26 for this FREE virtual event and learn how automation will help you move forward!

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Raj Batra Siemens

Raj Batra
President, Digital Industries USA

Rodney Brooks Robust

Rodney Brooks
Founder & CTO

Debarati Sen 3M

Debarati Sen
VP & GM Abrasive Systems Div Safety & Industrial Business Group

Dieter Fox Nvidia

Dieter Fox
Senior Director of Robotics Research

Indranil Sircar Microsoft

Indranil Sircar
CTO Manufacturing Industry

Marc Segura Landing AI

Marc Segura
Executive Global Business Line Leader - Consumer Segment Service Robotics

Andrew Ng Landing AI

Andrew Ng
Founder and CEO

Robert Little ATI Industrial Automation

Robert Little
CEO

Mark Lewandowski Procter & Gamble

Mark Lewandowski
Director - Robotics Innovation

John Dulchinos Jabil

John Dulchinos
Vice President, 3D Printing & Digital Manufacturing

Ted Dengel FedEx

Ted Dengel
Managing Director, Operations Technology and Innovation

John Bubnikovich KUKA Robotics

John Bubnikovich
Chief Regional Officer – North America

Mike Cicco FANUC America Corporation

Mike Cicco
President & CEO

Christine Boles Intel Corporation

Christine Boles
VP, Internet of Things Group - GM, Industrial Solutions Division

Jorge Ramirez General Motors

Jorge Ramirez
Manager - Assembly Verification Group

John Lizzi GE

John Lizzi
Executive Leader - Robotics

Milton Guerry Schunk USA

Milton Guerry
President

Joe Gemma Calvary Robotics

Joe Gemma
Global Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Greg Smith Universal Robots

Greg Smith
President of the Industrial Automation Group at Teredyne

David Robers Denso Robotics

David Robers
Robotics Sales Manager - Americas

Soren E. Nielsen Mobile Industrial Robots

Søren E. Nielsen
President

Matt Rendall OTTO Motors

Matt Rendall
CEO and Co-Founder

Rob Sullivan AutoGuide Mobile Robots

Rob Sullivan
President

Melonee Wise Fetch Robotics

Melonee Wise
CEO and Founder

Bob Rochelle G├╝del

Bob Rochelle
Account Manager South Region

Ted Rozier Festo

Ted Rozier
Director Of Engineering

Pamela Kan Bishop Wisecarver

Pamela Kan
President/Owner

Raman Sharma Zivid

Raman Sharma
VP Sales & Marketing Americas

John Stechschulte PickNik

John Stechschulte
Perception Scientist

Jan Zizka Photoneo

Jan Zizka
CEO & Founder of Photoneo

Carole Franklin Association for Advancing Automation

Carole Franklin
Director of Robotic Standards Development

Steve Kinney Smart Vision Lights

Steve Kinney
Director of Engineering

Scott Marsic EPSON Robots

Scott Marsic
Group Product Manager

Ramachandram Vedula Wipro  Limited

Ramachandram Vedula
Enterprise Architect

Anurag Maunder SensAble, Inc.

Anurag Maunder
CEO

Kevin Dowling Kaarta, Inc.

Kevin Dowling
CEO

Tim Burns ATI Industrial Automation

Tim Burns
Senior Applications Engineer

Tyler Naatz 3M

Tyler Naatz
Application Engineer

Matthew Robinson 3M

Matthew Robinson
ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas Program Manager

Jonathan Hou Pleora

Jonathan Hou
President

Juha Saily LMI Technologies

Juha Saily
3D Surface Imaging and Metrology Expert

Bob McCurrach Association for Advancing Automation

Bob McCurrach
Director of Standards Development, Vision and Imaging

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EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE

Learn about products and systems that can help you with your unique challenges. Visit with exhibitors live during exhibit hours and get immediate answers for your unique challenges.

Is your company interested in being part of the exhibitor showcase? For information on exhibiting, contact Jim Hamilton at jhamilton@a3automate.org or call (734) 929-3268.

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EXHIBITOR LIST


SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSORS

ABB
ATI Industrial Automation
AutoGuide Mobile Robots
BISTel
Calvary Robotics
DENSO
Elementary Robotics
EPSON
FANUC
Gudel, Inc.
Honeywell Intelligrated
Kitov.ai
KUKA Robotics Corporation
Landing AI

Locus Robotics
Miller Resource Group
MiR

Nvidia
 
OPC Foundation
OTTO Motors
SCHUNK
Siemens
Smart Vision Lights
Staubli
Universal Robots A/S
Vancouver Computer Vision
Shibaura Machine
Yaskawa America, Inc.
 


GOLD SPONSORS

3M
Advanced Illumination
Advantech
Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation
Euchner USA
Festo
Hexagon Manufacturing
Hirose Electric Co. Ltd.
Shibaura Machine
Zivid
 


Become an Automate Forward Sponsor and better reach automation builders and buyers that need your products and solutions! For more information, contact Jim Hamilton at jhamilton@a3automate.org or call (734) 929-3268.

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SHOW MANAGEMENT

A3

Association for Advancing Automation
www.a3automate.org

RIA

Robotic Industries Association
www.robotics.org

MCMA

Motion Control & Motor Association
www.motioncontrolonline.org

A3 Mexico

Association for Advancing Automation México
www.a3mexico.com.mx


MEDIA PARTNERS

Assembly
IMVE (Europa Science)
Modern Machine Shop
Packaging Strategies
Packaging Technology Today
Plant Services
Robotics Tomorrow
Photonics Media
Workplace Material Handling and Safety

OFFICIAL RESEARCH PARTNER