MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017

8:00 am - 11:30 am Advanced Optics for Vision
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
8:00 am - 11:00 am Getting Started with Robotics
8:00 am - 12:00 pm The Fundamentals of Machine Vision
CVP-Basic Certification Class
8:45 am - 9:45 am Keynote Address (free to all attendees)
Building Supply Chain Sustainability for Competitive Advantage
Andrew Winston (& Panel), Author of Green to Gold
9:00 am - 11:00 am The Trend toward Flexible Manufacturing
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Advanced Vision Lighting
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Successfully Working with Robotics System Integrators
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Beginning Optics for Machine Vision
CVP-Basic Certification Class
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm ANSI/RIA 15.06 Robot Safety Standard Compliance
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Servo Loop Bandwidth, Motor Sizing and Power Dissipation
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Advanced Vision System Integration
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Advances in 3D Vision

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017

8:00 am - 9:00 am Reliable Vision Application Development
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
8:00 am - 10:30 am Beginning Lighting for Machine Vision
CVP-Basic Certification Class
8:45 am - 9:45 am Keynote Address (free to all attendees)
Industry 4.0 - How Intelligent Machines are Transforming Supply Chains
Markus Lorenz, Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
9:00 am - 10:00 am Basic Machine Design and the Physics of Motion
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Course
Instructor: Marissa Tucker, Parker Hannifin
9:00 am - 10:00 am When Your Articulated Robot Comes Up Short
Instructor: Joe Campbell, Gudel Inc.
10:00 am - 11:00 am Mechanical Motion Control Components and Subsystems
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Course
Instructor: Keith Knight, AMETEK
10:00 am - 11:30 am Collaborative Robots: Opportunities and Challenges
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Is Automation Right for Your Company?
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Innovations in Integrated Safety
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Advanced Camera and Image Sensor Technology
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Robot Simulation - A Tool for Project Success
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Understanding Inertia and Reflected Inertia
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Course
Instructor: Keith Knight, AMETEK
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Successful Robotic Application Case Studies
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm How to Perform a Risk Assessment for Robot Safety Standard Compliance
Instructor: Jeff Fryman, JDF Consulting Enterprises
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Introduction to Magnetism and Motor Basics
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Course
Instructor: Gordon Ritchie, Kollmorgen
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm The Fundamentals of Camera and Image Sensor Technology
CVP-Basic Certification Class
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Collaborative Robots: Getting Started
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Positioner Selection and Motor Sizing
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Course
Instructor: Jim Wiley, Parker Hannifin
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm The Emergence of Embedded Vision and How it Impacts Your Company
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 3D Vision System Development
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm How Manufacturing is Impacted by IIoT / Industry 4.0
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Collaborative Robots: Safety Implications
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Course
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Automate Networking Reception
(ticket required)
Automate Show Floor - North Hall McCormick Place

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

8:00 am - 10:00 am Image Processing Fundamentals
CVP-Basic Certification Class
8:00 am - 10:00 am Advances in End of Arm Tooling
8:00 am - 10: 00 am Advances in Vision Guided Robotics
8:00 am - 10:00 am Collaborative Robots: A New Type of Collaboration - Mobile Robots
8:00 am - 11:00 am Advanced Color Machine Vision and Applications
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
9:00 am - 10:00 am Digital Servo Amplifier Basics
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Program
Instructor: Matt Pelletier, Yaskawa America, Inc.
9:00 am - 11:00 am Advances in Motion Control Technologies
10:00 am - 11:00 am Motion Controllers, Programming and System Design Basics
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Program
I
nstructor: Nate Holmes, National Instruments
10:30 am - 11:30 am Seven Ways to Improve Performance of Machine Vision Systems
10:30 am  - 12:00 pm Collaborative Robots: Technologies and Applications
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Certified Vision Professional - Basic Level EXAM
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote Address (free to all attendees)
The Power of Magic: Know your Customer and Where they are Going
Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Chairman & CEO, Magic Johnson Enterprises
1:45 pm - 3:45 pm CMCP Course Review and Exam Prep
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Program
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm The Future of Robot Programming
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Advanced Vision Guided Robotics
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Collaborative Robots: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Automating Warehousing and Logistics Operations
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Overcoming Food Processing and Packaging Challenges
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Examining Non-Visible Imaging Technologies
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CMCP Basic Level EXAM
MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional Program
6:30 pm Automate/ISR Americas Gala Dinner featuring Engelberger Robotics Awards
(ticket required)
Adler Planetarium

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017

8:00 am - 10:00 am Metrology and 2D Calibration Techniques
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
9:00 am - 11:00 am Developing Your Workforce for an Automated Future
9:00 am - 11:00 am Advances in Machine Learning
9:00 am - 11:00 am Advances in Controls
10:30 am - 11:30 am Non-Visible Imaging Theory and Techniques
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Cutting Edge Automation Research
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Advances in Lighting and Optics for Machine Vision
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Disruptive Technology: Using Robots as a Service
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Smart Manufacturing in the Connected Enterprise
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Particle Analysis and Classification Techniques
CVP-Advanced Certification Class

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017

8:00 am - 10:30 am Designing High-Speed and Linescan Vision Systems
CVP-Advanced Certification Class
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Certified Vision Professional - Advanced Level EXAM


Agenda subject to change