The Automation Fair® event offers more than 130 sessions over two days.
Sessions feature deep-dive technical lectures, cutting-edge use cases, live demonstrations and interactive hands-on experiences.
Attend the sessions and engage with industry experts from Rockwell Automation, our PartnerNetwork™ members and leading companies successfully advancing despite today's challenges.
Registration is required to attend sessions.
Forums at the Automation Fair® event offer first hand insights from experts from Rockwell Automation, leading-edge companies and analysts conquering critical industry topics. You will hear cutting-edge insight and best practices that will build your knowledge and translate to your business.
The 2018 Automation Fair® event will feature the following nine forums.
Whether you are producing high-volume commodity chemicals or low-volume specialty chemicals, you need to find ways to do so in the safest, most cost-effective manner.
Learn how industry leaders are increasing yield and OEE, tackling security concerns, and improving flexibility with smart manufacturing.
Discover how best-in-class companies are implementing technologies like single use, mobility, analytics, and smart connected assets to reduce risk to production, brand and IP, while maintaining quality and compliance.
Gain insight on industry trends, what is driving them and the current challenges affecting the market.
Learn how mining customers are adopting and using digital solutions to reduce unscheduled downtime, increase throughput and minimize process variability.
Learn how leading machine and equipment builders are positioning themselves and their customers for greater success.
Hear from leading companies how an increase in and the correct use of technology is helping improve both the effective generation and the efficient use of what is produced.
Discover the latest industry trends and requirements, and how advancements in technology help utilities design, operate, and maintain today's smart water plant.
Attend lectures that pertain to solving today’s automation challenges in the Technical Sessions or get involved in the Hands-on Labs.
Hands-on Labs offer interactive training of product enhancements and technology updates on Allen Bradley, Rockwell Software and our PartnerNetwork™ members' products.
Choose sessions from the following tracks:
Power, Motion and Motor Control
Safety and Security
Services and Solutions
The Pre-Show Planner offers an overview of all the sessions being offered at the event. Session listings include a brief description and the days/times offered and are organized by type and track.
The Ideal Day Planners offer a view of the sessions specific to the following industries and initiatives:
Earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and a Certificate of Completion for attending labs or technical sessions at the Automation Fair® event.
The process for receiving PDH certification varies from state to state. States may require additional documentation to complete the PDH qualifications. PDH credits are not Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). All states have very strict requirements for awarding CEUs. Equivalency requirements for PDH to CEU credits vary widely by state so you will need to consult your state licensing board.