Events Calendar

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September 2016

Smart Industry 2016

September 26-28, Chicago

Smart Industry 2016 will provide forward-thinking, actionable sessions to hundreds of industry professionals as they convene to discuss how smarter devices and sensors, pervasive digital networks and increasing powerful software applications continue to transform industry. Speakers from top manufacturers and experts focusing on technology, solutions and applications, and business transformation, will take the stage and share next-level advice and real world examples covering current and emerging benefits derived from IIoT implementation, increased efficiency, asset optimization, security, and much more. Learn more here. 

October 2016

EMC By Your Design seminar 

Oct. 4-6, Northbrook, Ill.

Michel Mardiguian, principal author of Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, will be joining Donald L. Sweeney and staff in teaching the EMC By Your Design seminar. The instructors have more than 100 years of combined EMC experience. EMC By Your Design is a practical applications seminar and workshop consisting of lectures, discussions, a hands-on-workshop, a large notebook of slides, take-home proprietary EMC design software and individual design evaluations of your product. You will also receive an autographed textbook, Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, with contributions by the D.L.S. teaching team. Learn more here. 

2016 Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition – North America

Oct. 3-6, Orlando, Fla.

As in years past, the 2016 Users Conference & Exhibition will include daily keynotes, informative technical sessions, training workshops, essential application sessions, panel discussions and hands-on demonstrations. The goal is to bring together Yokogawa customers as well as supplier managers, engineers and technicians for networking, exchanging ideas and learning about Yokogawa's new solutions. Learn more here. 

EtherNet/IP: Industrial Ethernet for the Internet of Things

Oct. 19, Crowne Plaza Detroit-Novi, Novi, Michigan 

ODVA, the organization that manages the EtherNet/IP technology, will conduct training courses this fall to benefit participants in the industrial automation ecosystem. Registration is now open for these courses. This session focuses on EtherNet/IP’s business and technical value to end users and equipment manufacturers seeking solutions to automation challenges. Topics include how EtherNet/IP’s network services, peer-to-peer architecture and standards-based approach ease integration of data from the plant floor to the enterprise. Learn more here. 

The ASSEMBLY Show 2016

Oct. 25-27, Rosemont, Ill.

Each year The ASSEMBLY Show provides assembly driven content, education and suppliers and the 2016 event will continue that trend. Suppliers, buyers and users will discover new assembly techniques, products and services once again in Rosemont, IL. Learn more here.


Oct. 27-29, Philadelphia, Penn.

WE16 is the world’s largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology. Brought to you by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), WE16 will give you inspiring and invaluable ways to connect, discover career opportunities and pursue professional development. It’s where more than 9,000 women at all stages of their engineering careers find the constant support they need for life’s variables. Learn more here.

November 2016

PACK EXPO International

Nov. 6-9, Chicago, Ill.

With PACK EXPO International registration, you can attend 2016’s largest processing and packaging show as well as the leading event for comprehensive pharmaceutical solutions: Pharma EXPO. Learn more here.

Rockwell Automation 2016 Automation Fair Event

Nov. 9-10, Atlanta, Ga.

The Automation Fair event is the ideal opportunity to discover how The Connected Enterprise can help you achieve faster time to market, optimize your assets, lower your total cost of ownership and improve enterprise risk. Learn more here.

January 2017

Motor & Drive Systems 2017

Jan. 18-19, Orlando, Fla.

Motor & Drive Systems 2017 is focused on the latest technical advancements impacting the design and integration of motor, drive systems and motion control for manufacturing, industrial and packaging, as well as automotive/EV applications. Conference topics will include improving motor efficiency and reliability, regulatory and safety issues, testing standards and programs, emerging and high-growth applications, developing and pairing motor & drive systems and improving loss prediction and calculation. Join leading OEM design engineers and discover how new technologies are improving performance, energy efficiency and providing cost savings in a variety of applications. Learn more here.