Automation University

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates • 8 – 9 May 2018

Tailored learning for your industry

Each year across EMEA, we host Automation Universities specifically aimed at engineers, IT specialists, business managers, purchasing professionals and consultants.

Automation University is Rockwell Automation signature event which is open to everyone – brings together people and products, latest news, tools, views, trends and technologies of Integrated Information and Automation Solutions.

The event is designed to give professionals an opportunity to discuss current and emerging challenges within the industry. We have compiled an enriched program full of insight, ideas and practical solutions to help you stay ahead of the competition.

At this two-day event you'll experience demonstrations and presentations relating to the products and services we offer; from stand-alone industrial components to enterprise-wide integrated systems. We'll explore the influence that Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and The Connected Enterprise have on the automation sector and how Information Technology (IT) and Operation Technology (OT) converge to bring you increased profitability, lower operating costs and faster time to market.

With more than 30 different hands-on labs, demonstrations, presentations and guided tours on the interactive show floor you will be able to select a program specific to your needs. We will also be hosting industry solution sessions. Each session is led by industry specialists and you can connect with colleagues, technical specialists and business consultants in a relaxed environment.

Local Events


8 – 9 May 2018


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Connected Enterprise

How Can You Realise The Connected Enterprise?

The Connected Enterprise is smart manufacturing using standardised, secure networks with connected, efficient and safe equipment, and visible real-time information. The result: increased productivity at lower costs.


Discover How To Be Smart, Productive and Secure

The main theme of Automation University is "The Connected Enterprise" Rockwell Automation's solution for Industry 4.0. By using Control, Power, Communications and Information, we offer integrated solutions that are smart, safe and sustainable.

Below is a list of our program modules, download the detailed program for times and topics.

The Value of a Connected Enterprise

To keep your competitive edge you focus on innovative and future-proof technology. Smart, optimised production today is about standardised, secure networks and connected, efficient and safe equipment. It’s about the visibility of information that helps you to make better decisions and increase productivity while minimising costs and waste. The Connected Enterprise materialises the principles of initiatives like Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing and helps you to drive your business forward.

Our Partners

The Power Of Collaboration

Our PartnerNetwork™ program focuses on developing, implementing and promoting best-in-class solutions to achieve plant-wide architectural optimisation, improve machine performance and achieve sustainability objectives.
We are proud to have the following partners participating in Automation University Special.

Event Sponsor

Encompass Product Partner

Stratus Technology

For more than 30 years, Stratus has specialised in the development of technologies that ensure continuous availability of business-critical applications. The company offers a range of future-proof IT solutions for automation, including fault-tolerant servers and software as well as 24/7 support services. As a global Encompass partner, Stratus ensures uninterrupted operation for Rockwell Automation customers, including FactoryTalk®View SE, FactoryTalk Historian, FactoryTalk ProductionCentre, and other mission-critical applications.

Events location

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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