New Automate Preview Series launches Sept. 14

ANN ARBOR—The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is hosting the new Automate Preview Series, a program of six executive webinars, starting Sept. 14.

The series will outline some of the technologies and applications that will take center stage at Automate in Detroit, June 6-9, 2022.

Each Automate Preview webinar will feature a roundtable discussion with industry leaders, followed by presentations by innovative companies on the latest use cases, new technologies or emerging automation trends.

“We are seeing a growing awareness from companies recognizing a need to automate their processes, whether that means getting started or expanding their automation operations,” said Jeff Burnstein, A3 president. “We know companies need practical information on automation solutions today. That’s why we’re launching this Automate Preview Series to educate them on leading-edge technology and innovations that will help them compete globally. Plus, they’ll be better prepared to make buying decisions when they visit Automate next year.”

Free registration is open now for all six webinars. For information about sponsoring an Automate Preview Series webinar, contact Jim Hamilton at (734) 994-6088.

The schedule is as follows, with all times Eastern:

  • Advances in Robot Picking, Grasping & Manipulation
  • Sept. 14, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Human-like picking and grasping is often viewed as the Holy Grail of robotic automation. But innovations in gripping, software and robotics are leading to rapidly improving capabilities, while increasing the number of possible applications. Hear from industry experts on the latest trends, solutions and technology.
  • Collaboration and Robotics: The Latest Solutions
  • Nov. 9, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Join industry leaders for a discussion of the benefits of collaborative robotics applications, with insights and advice on implementing this fast-growing segment of automation.
  • Getting Started with Automation
  • May 17, 2022; 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Get key advice from industry leaders on what should be considered and what questions to ask as you plan automation projects.

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is the global advocate for the benefits of automating. Members of A3 represent over 1,000 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms worldwide.


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