RoboBusiness 2013 Leadership Summit
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel, Santa Clara CA
Date: October 23-25, 2013
Robotics Trends is pleased to announce that the 9th edition of RoboBusiness will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California on October 23-25, 2013.
Fresh off the heels of the strongest RoboBusiness Leadership Summit yet, RoboBusiness 2012 in Pittsburgh brought 400+ business and technical executives, management, academia, research, investment and enterprise end-user professionals together for three days of compelling content, networking and special events. Please find a special RoboBusiness recap story at: Goodbye Pittsburgh, Hello Santa Clara: RoboBusiness 2013 Begins.
With the majority of RoboBusiness 2012 sponsoring companies resigned as sponsors for RoboBusiness 2013 in Silicon Valley, available space for sponsors is getting limited.
Exciting NEW initiatives include:
- Expanded workshops on technology development, design tools and solutions and ROS.
- Expanded “Markets & Applications” case study presentations from end-users of robotics solutions.
- Matchmaking business meetings between solutions providers and end-users, investors,media, government or others.
- Featured end-user markets to include:
o New Industrial Robotics
o Materials Handling
o Agriculture and Forestry
o Telepresence and Security
o Emergency and First Responder Robots
Call for Papers, opening January 18, 2013.
Location: Genoa, Italy
Date: April 11-12, 2013
RoboBusiness Europe is the premier business development event for the global robotics industry in Europe. RoboBusiness Europe (RBE) takes place in Genoa, Italy on April 11-12 2013.
RBE is the leading business development event for the global robotics industry dedicated to accelerating the commercial advancement of robotics. RBE offers an unique opportunity to develop new partnerships and share real discussions about robotics with renowned thought leaders and worldwide robotics experts. The event’s program is designed to provide invaluable information and advice, create powerful connections for business and technology executives in companies at all levels of the robotics industry ecosystem, develop new partnerships, identify opportunities to raise capital and build investment strategies.
RBE is a high level conference that provides important robotics business case studies, as well as, prestigious institutional presentations as the main features of the event. The program is designed as an executive-level, thought-sharing forum to connect growth oriented decision-makers with like-minded executives. The format of the event features not only conference and exposition programs, but also networking, prearranged business meetings and roundtables.
To learn more about how to attend or sponsor RoboBusiness Europe, please contact Richard Erb (USA) at firstname.lastname@example.org
or +1 (508) 663-1500 x331
In Europe, please contact Maura Gritti, RoboBusiness Europe Project Manager, at email@example.com
or +39 346 7214633
Robotics Online Events
Date: Feb. to Nov. 2013
Robotics Trends is pleased to offer a series of online lead generation programs for 2013. These programs are focused on robotics solutions for commercial applications and markets. The following online programs are organized in partnership with leading industry publications and associations guaranteed to deliver a high level audience and qualified business leads. The online calendar for 2013 focuses on robotics solutions for manufacturing, supply chain, agriculture, security and more.
Robotic Solutions for Materials Handling Applications
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Broadly defined, “materials handling” is the movement, selection and packing of bulk materials, parts and goods, usually in an industrial setting. Many types of technology, including robotics, have been employed to automate materials handling processes to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve competitiveness. The latest generation of robotics systems, which incorporate vision, mobility, autonomous navigation, complex manipulation and motion control, as well as greater levels of intelligence, greatly improve materials handling productivity and quality levels, as well as enable whole new classes of materials handling applications. But where can robotics be applied in place of “hard automation”? Also, where is robotics being utilized successfully for material handling operations? This session will provide the attendee with answers to these questions, as well as provide an overview of the very latest advances in robotic technology for a variety of material handling applications.
Topics covered include:
- Robotics and Hard Automation
- New Technologies, New Products
- Automating the Old, Automating the New
- Picking, Placing and Order Fulfillment
- Palletizing and Depalletizing
- Packing, Labeling and Shipping
- Material Transfer
- Loading and Unloading/ Dispensing
- Inspection and Sorting
- Material Removal
- Assembly, Warehouse and Distribution Automation
- Success Stories
Robotic Solutions for Warehouses and DCs
Logistics and supply chain managers in warehouses and distribution centers (DC) are constantly faced with multiple sets of contradictory requirements: reduce the space they use, but increase the volume of goods they distribute; reduce latency while reducing transport and handling costs; and, most conspicuously, cut labor costs but maintain or increase service levels. Unlike corporate functions such as manufacturing, distribution and warehousing cannot be entirely outsourced to countries with low labor costs. What to do? During the past two decades corporate logistics and supply chain groups have adopted a wide range of automation technologies and support technology with great effectiveness. However, there is still much room for improvement. One solution that has proven a success in the past is undergoing rapid change. This solution – Automated Guide Vehicles or AGVs – are becoming smarter and autonomous, and thereby much more functional. AGVs have now been joined by intelligent, and often mobile, robotics systems. Both classes of solutions increase system flexibility and extend the warehouse/DC automation chain. In this webinar, attendees will lean about the latest robotics technologies for use in warehouses and distribution centers, technologies that “sense, think and act” (often autonomously), that can be utilized to improve the operational efficacy and efficiency.
Robotics Solutions for Enterprise Security Applications
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Preview: Commercial Applications for Unmanned Systems
Planning and Cost Justifying Robotics Material Handling Investment
Material handling automation systems have replaced many manual, labor-intensive tasks, delivering a variety of benefits to those who employ them. One class of material handling automation technology, robotic systems, has found wide usage in factories, warehouses and distribution centers, with the range and number of applications increasing daily. Like any capitol expense, the purchase and implementation of robotics systems for material handling applications requires careful planning and rigorous cost justification. But advanced robotics systems can do much more than simply automate the older processes. As such, traditional planning and justification methods must be reexamined, modernized and broadened.
Topics covered in this webinar include:
- Robotics material handling applications
- Material handling for profit and competitive advantage
- Planning your system
- New metrics for cost justification
- Case studies illustrating salient points
RoboBusiness Leadership Summit Wrap-Up
Robotics for SMB Applications: Small-Batch, Mixed Product Assembly and Materials Handling
A large percentage of small-to-medium businesses (SMB) manufacturers have missed out on many the benefits of robotic industrial automation such as increased productivity, quality and overall competitiveness. The same holds for other classes of SMBs. Rapid change, however, is underway. Both traditional industrial robotics companies, as well as a number of new vendors, are providing products and services specifically designed satisfy the requirements and support the culture of this sizable and underserved market. For example, many of these new systems come in at a low purchase price and dramatically reduced life-cycle costs, can be programmed easily and quickly, support multiple types of automation tasks, and supports manufacturing that makes no assumptions as to volume levels or even types of products. Some products can even work safely and effectively in workspaces occupied by humans. In this webinar, attendees will learn about new products and services that support small-batch, mixed product assembly and materials handling. Real world case studies will be presented to illustrate salient points.
Topics covered include:
- Small Volume Manufacturing
- Application Specific Systems
- Non-Traditional Manufacturing and Novel Application Areas
- Flexible Automation
- Bench-top Systems
- Rapid Deployment and Simplified Programming
Each of the online webinars includes a special report to be generated by an industry content expert. They will be based on industry research and include key en-user information such as implementation case studies, cost justification guides, human resources integration and safety. As a sponsor fo the Robotics Trends online events, your company has the opportunity to place a full page ad in the special report and receive the leads generated by individuals that download the report and/or register for the webinar.
The webinars and special reports focus on robotics solutions for vertical market applications. Each of these programs targets a highly qualified audience of end-users and systems integrators. As a title sponsor, your company will receive a minimum of 100 leads from the webcast plus all the leads generated from the special report during the 90 day post webcast period. Investment per program: $5,000.