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August 2015


August 3-6, Austin

This conference offers the ultimate learning environment for our introductory and advanced users to explore the latest technologies through interactive technical sessions, targeted summits, hands-on workshops, case study presentations, and exhibitions on the most recent advancements in design, control, measurement, automation, manufacturing, and test. It also features keynote presentations and demonstrations that highlight how engineers and scientists can improve everyday life by using NI graphical system design to create advanced test and measurement systems as well as increase the efficiency of their processes.

September 2015

MESA Education Program Americas

Sept. 14-17, Atlanta, Ga.

Discover solutions for the challenges encountered by manufacturing operations personnel everyday with MESA's Certificate of Competency (CoC) program. Click here to register

Women in Manufacturing (WiM) SUMMIT 2015

Sept. 23-25, Minneapolis, Minn.

This annual event is geared toward women who have chosen careers in manufacturing and want to share perspectives and network with others in the industry. Expected to attract more than 300 professional women in manufacturing with titles ranging from production to CEO, SUMMIT 2015 will feature industry plant tours, a networking dinner, panel discussions, educational sessions and keynote presentations.

October 2015

Smart Industry Conference and Expo in 2015

October 5-7, Chicago, Ill. 

The inaugural Smart Industry Conference & Expo is scheduled to take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel on October 5-7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The first of its kind, Smart Industry will offer a three-day event that will focus on the change in processes and technologies, as the ‘Internet of Things’ continues to penetrate the industrial space. Learn more here. 

National Robot Safety Conference 

October 12-15, Pittsburgh, Penn. 

Robotic Industries Association (RIA) is hosting its National Robot Safety Conference to provide engineers, system integrators, technicians and other manufacturing personnel with an in-depth overview of the industrial robot standard ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012, as well as a review of other ANSI and ISO standards that pertain to robots and industrial automation. The conference will cover collaborative robot safety considerations, including information on ISO TS 15066, how to select the proper safeguards for your robot cell, functional safety and safety circuit design and risk assessment. It also will offer insights on the users’ perspectives on robot safety. The International Collaborative Robots Workshop will take place on October 15. Learn more here. 

Control Panel Automation Show

October 21-22, Buffalo Grove, Ill.

At the Control Panel Automation Show, attendees will learn about the many different solutions that challenge the labor-intensive and time-consuming processes control panel manufacturer's face. CPAS addresses not only the panel manufacturer industry but all industries, such as aerospace, agriculture, telecom, etc., that are currently using control panels and exposes them to the variety of different solutions in the market to increase efficiency and automate many processes. In the event's two days, visitors will have access to free educational sessions, hands-on workshops, live demonstrations and networking with many industry professionals including high level experts from many facets of these industries. Learn more here. 


October 27-29, Rosemont, Ill.

Once again, The ASSEMBLY Show is gearing up to be filled with new products, contacts and insights. Registration is free for all users and buyers of assembly equipment until Sept. 30, 2015.

The Quality Show: Improving Your Manufacturing Process

October 27-29, Rosemont, Ill.

Build Your Network: Connect with thousands of quality manufacturers, engineers and decision makers who are all about what's new and what's next in quality manufacturing processes and production equipment.

Quality Focused Education: Attend FREE informative and interactive sessions led by American Society for Quality (ASQ), Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) and other subject matter experts addressing key issues and quality solutions in 2 specialized Learning Theaters on the exhibit hall floor.

Find Solutions: Meet with the industry's premier suppliers demonstrating how their products and services can significantly improve quality both on the shop floor and in manufacturing planning.

November 2015

2015 Automation Fair® 

Nov. 18-19, Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, will host the 2015 Automation Fair® event Nov. 18-19 at McCormick Place as industrial automation industry professionals from around the world come to North America’s premier event. Every year, people gather to learn from the event’s technology exhibits and educational opportunities, which are designed to help expand your understanding of 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.

Through nine industry forums, user group meetings, 86 technical sessions and 19 hands-on labs offered for free, Rockwell Automation experts, partners, customers and other industry professionals will share insights on connected enterprise solutions that enable working data capital for better collaboration and more profitable decisions across enterprises and supply chains. Learn more

January 2016


January 21-22, Jacksonville

Motor & Drive Systems 2016 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 vehicles and other traction applications. The 13th annual conference will be held January 21-22 in Jacksonville, Fla. Learn more here