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

Greg Brown UPS

Greg Brown
Vice President of Strategy and R&D

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

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

Sebastien Schmitt Stäubli

Sebastien Schmitt
North America Robotics Division Manager

Jorge Ramirez General Motors

Jorge Ramirez
Global Director Automation and Chief Mfg. Cybersecurity Officer

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 Güdel

Bob Rochelle
Account Manager South Region

Arye Barnehama Elementary Robotics

Arye Barnehama
CEO & Founder

Craig Zoberis Fusion

Craig Zoberis
President & Founder

Ted Rozier Festo

Ted Rozier
Director Of Engineering

Pamela Kan Bishop Wisecarver

Pamela Kan
President/Owner

Carolyn Lee Manufacturing Institute

Carolyn Lee
Executive Director

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

Jean Brunelle Association for Advancing Automation

Jean Brunelle
Product Manager - Uncooled Infrared Products

Carole Franklin Association for Advancing Automation

Carole Franklin
Director of Robotic Standards Development

Jay Judkowitz Otto Motors

Jay Judkowitz
VP Product

Denise Ebenhoech KUKA Robotics

Denise Ebenhoech
Director of Engineering

Steve Kinney Smart Vision Lights

Steve Kinney
Director of Engineering

Corey Merchant Kitov.AI

Corey Merchant
VP-Americas

Scott Marsic EPSON Robots

Scott Marsic
Group Product Manager

Ramachandram Vedula Wipro  Limited

Ramachandram Vedula
Enterprise Architect

Anurag Maunder SensAble, Inc.

Anurag Maunder
CEO

Joe Michaels HaptX

Joe Michaels
Chief Revenue Officer

Kevin Dowling Kaarta, Inc.

Kevin Dowling
CEO

Tim Burns ATI Industrial Automation

Tim Burns
Senior Applications Engineer

Matthew Robinson 3M

Matthew Robinson
ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas Program Manager

Brandon Harrison Staubli

Brandon Harrison
Engineering Manager

James Cooper FANUC America Corporation

James Cooper
Manager – Sales Executive Sales Team; Executive Director Global Accounts

Michael Perry Boston Dynamics

Michael Perry
VP of Business Development

Damion Shelton Agility Robotics

Damion Shelton
CEO

Tyler Naatz 3M

Tyler Naatz
Application Engineer

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

Friedrich Dierks Basler AG

Friedrich Dierks
Director R&D Module Business

Chris Beynon Active Silicon Ltd.

Chris Beynon
CTO

Eric Gross NI

Eric Gross
Principal Engineer

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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
Apera AI (formerly Vancouver Computer Vision Ltd.)
ATI Industrial Automation
AutoGuide Mobile Robots
BISTel
Calvary Robotics
DENSO
Elementary Robotics
EPSON
FANUC
Freedom Robotics
Gudel, Inc.
Honeywell Intelligrated
Kitov.ai
KUKA Robotics Corporation
Landing AI

Locus Robotics
Miller Resource Group
MiR

Nvidia
 
OPC Foundation
OTTO Motors
Qualcomm Inc.
SCHUNK
Seegrid Corporation
Siemens
Smart Vision Lights
Staubli
Universal Robots A/S
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