Annual event showcases new innovations in automation and offers technical education opportunities
MILWAUKEE — Registration is now open for the 2019 Automation Fair, hosted by Rockwell Automation and members of its global PartnerNetwork ™ program. The 28 th annual Automation Fair will be held at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois, November 20-21. The event brings together approximately 10,000 makers, builders and innovators from across the globe to learn about the newest innovations in automation, industry forums, training and networking events.
Automation Fair will feature more than 150 exhibits showcasing the latest products and technology innovations for industrial manufacturing and production. The event offers more than 400 hours of educational opportunities through forums, hands-on labs and technical sessions.
“Automation Fair is the best place to experience how Rockwell Automation and our partners are bringing The Connected Enterprise to life, helping industrial companies and their people be more productive,” said Blake Moret, chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation. “We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive.”
Automation Fair Show Floor
The Automation Fair show floor will feature forums showcasing best practices from customers and leaders on nine critical industry topics including chemical, food and beverage, life sciences, material handling, mining, OEMs and smart machines, power and energy, water and wastewater, and workforce development. Hands-on labs will deliver interactive product training, while technical sessions will provide lectures with cutting-edge use cases and demonstrations. Both offer tracks in control; information solutions; network infrastructure; power, motion and motor control; process solutions; safety and security; services and solutions; and visualization.
Process Solutions User Group (PSUG)
On November 18 and 19, customers will discuss and learn about best practices, innovative approaches and new technologies in process automation at PSUG. The event will feature executive keynotes, 50 insightful technical and customer-led sessions, and 10 hands-on labs addressing today’s most relevant topics, including control strategies, optimization and process safety.
Perspectives Media Event (BY INVITE ONLY)
Global media and industry analysts are invited to attend Perspectives at Automation Fair on November 19. Rockwell Automation executives and industry leaders will showcase how organizations are putting The Connected Enterprise into action to expand human possibility; share strategies to address opportunities and challenges in areas such as cybersecurity and workforce shortages; thought leadership; critical issues impacting the industry; executive keynotes; and an exciting finale to the first-ever You Make It Challenge .
Registration for Automation Fair, Perspectives and PSUG is now open :
About the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork Program
The Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork program offers global manufacturers access to a collaborative network of companies mutually focused on developing, implementing and supporting best-in-class solutions to achieve plant-wide optimization, improve machine performance and meet sustainability objectives.
About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 23,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
Automation Fair and PartnerNetwork are trademarks of Rockwell Automation Inc.