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The Automation Conference & Expo: Call for Presentations

The Automation Conference & Expo is a peer-to-peer educational conference where end users provide insights into automation applications to help advance industry via shared knowledge.

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The Automation Conference & Expo is seeking end user presentations about the use of automation technologies from across industry (discrete manufacturing, batch manufacturing and continuous processing). Past presenters have included representatives from Boeing, GM, BP, Stihl, ExxonMobil, Coca-Cola, Chevron, BASF, Nestle, Caterpillar, Sherwin Williams, Chobani and many others —so you will be in good company at the event and have the opportunity to connect with your automation peers in industries of all types.

Automation technologies covered by the conference include anything related to controllers, actuators, sensors, motors/drives, software, industrial networking/communications, robotics, etc.

The conference will be held May 22-23, 2018 in Chicago. Presentation sessions are 40 minutes in length (30-35 minutes for the presentation, allowing 5-10 minutes for Q&A with the audience) and should focus on specific aspects of your automation technology use to improve production, quality, maintenance, delivery times, etc.

You can learn more about the event at:

Please send a brief description of your proposed presentation, highlighting the automation technologies to be focused on and the application to which they apply, to: David Greenfield, director of content,

Deadline for submission: September 15, 2017.

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