Rockwell Automation TechED

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

Mark Your Calendar for the Ultimate Training Experience

More than 175 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.

Event Hotel

Manchester Grand Hyatt

1 Market Pl
San Diego, California 92101

Room Rate: $219 plus tax

Additional Hotel Option

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

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).


Over 175 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 and Case Studies
  • Control
  • Information and Analytics
  • Networks
  • Process
  • Safety & Security
  • System
  • Technology & Services
  • Visualization

The Session Selection Guide [PDF] will be available in late April.

Rockwell Automation Events App

The new Rockwell Automation Events App is your best resource before, during and after the 2018 Rockwell Automation TechED event.

  • 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

Certification Program

Earn Professional Development Hours

At the Rockwell Automation TechED event, all attendees can earn Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits for all educational classes attended. This program includes the Discussion Sessions and Hands-On Labs.

PDH Credits available include:

  • 1 hour session (regardless of Session Type) = 1 PDH
  • 2 hour session (regardless of Session Type) = 2 PDHs

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.

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!