Rockwell Automation TechED

San Diego, California, United States • June 10–15, 2018

Mark Your Calendar for the Ultimate Training Experience

More than 185 unique sessions will be offered during the week, including thought provoking keynote presentations, expert-led sessions, hands-on labs, and innovative demonstrations. This is your opportunity to learn from industry leaders on how to achieve operational excellence, take your skills to the next level and develop plans to help drive increased productivity and profitability.

Rockwell Automation TechED


June 10–15, 2018


San Diego, California, United States

Event Agenda


Review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or contact the Rockwell Automation Events Team.


Premier Education and Training

Over 185 sessions will be offered at this year’s Rockwell Automation TechED event, including hands-on labs, discussions, and demonstrations, ranging from beginner, intermediate and advance level content, in the following tracks:

  • Applications & Case Studies
  • Control
  • Information & Analytics
  • Networks
  • Process
  • Safety & Security
  • System
  • Technology & Services
  • Visualization

View the 2018 Session Offerings

Earn Professional Development Hour (PDH) Credits

By attending sessions at the event, you can earn Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. This program includes the Discussion Sessions and Hands-On Labs. Attendees will earn 1 PDH credit per hour of each session.

These credits can be submitted to certification agencies in 48 states to complete requirements for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Equivalency requirements for PDH to CEU credits vary by state, so please consult your state licensing board.


Official Event Hotels

Manchester Grand Hyatt (Event Hotel) - Sold Out

1 Market Pl
San Diego, California 92101

Room Rate: $219 plus tax

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina - Sold Out

1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, California 92101

Room Rate: $209 plus tax

Hotel Cancellation Policy

Reservations must be cancelled at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date. Cancellations requested less than 72 hours prior to arrival will be subject to a one night room and tax penalty (charged to the credit card on file).

Hotel Waitlist Information

The event hotels are currently sold out and no longer accepting new reservations. To be put on the waitlist for a room, please email the following information to

  • Guest name
  • Arrival date
  • Departure date
  • Number of people the accommodations are for
  • Phone number
  • Email

 The Events Team will contact you if rooms become available. 

For new reservations, visit aRes Housing System for citywide hotel availability at non-conference rates or call 877-300-6147 (619-546-7263 for international callers).


Airport Transportation


Shared ride service is available through SuperShuttle to the Manchester Grand Hyatt (event hotel) for $9.00 one way or $18.00 round trip. Service to the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is $7.00 one way or $14.00 round trip. Click here for more information regarding SuperShuttle services.


Taxi rates are approximately $15 - 25 (gratuity not included) one way between San Diego International Airport and the event hotels. Uber and Lyft rates vary by date/time.

Hotel Shuttle Service

Shuttles will run between the Manchester Grand Hyatt (event hotel) and the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina on a continuous loop during the following times:

  • Sunday, June 10: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 11: 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 12: 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 13: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 14: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, June 15: 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Download the NEW Rockwell Automation Events App

The new Rockwell Automation Events App is your best resource before, during and after the event. Once you are registered to attend Rockwell Automation TechED 2018, you can login to the mobile app to access your personal schedule, register to attend sessions and make changes to your session schedule.

  • Browse the event schedule and sessions
  • Register for sessions
  • Create your personal schedule
  • Network with other attendees
  • Stay current on event news
  • Participate in surveys and live polls

Rockwell Automation TechED 2017 Highlights

The editors of Putman Media were on-site in Orlando to bring you inside access to Rockwell Automation TechED 2017.


  • Out of the dark ages: Data can transform industrial safety
  • Jack Daniel's gets on The Connected Enterprise with CPwE
  • Connect dots among data sources to improve operations
  • Say goodbye to manual asset management
  • Flavor-maker sweet on thin-client flexibility
  • Out of the dark ages: Data can transform industrial safety

Join Us!

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego for the 2018 Rockwell Automation TechED event!