April 3, 2017
  • Promat/Automate 2017

    April 3, 2017 - April 6, 2017
    McCormick Place, United States

  • ProMat 2017 Featured Presenter in the Autonomous Vehicle Theater

    April 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    ProMat Chicago

April 5, 2017
  • Automate 2017 Presentation: Turn on a Dime: Warehouse Optimization With Robots

    April 5, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, United States

    Presentation Title: Turn on a Dime: Warehouse Optimization With Robots
    Track Segment Title: Collaborative Robots: A New Type of Collaboration – Mobile Robots
    Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
    Time: 9:30-10:00am

  • Automate Launch Pad Competition

    April 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Today the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the leading global advocate for the benefits of automating and producers of Automate 2017, announced the eight finalists in the Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition. The competition highlights the industry’s most innovative young companies in robotics, machine vision, and motion control who are competing for the spotlight at the Automate 2017 Show and a $10,000 cash award. Sponsored by GE and co-produced by Silicon Valley Robotics, the competition provides innovative startup companies with an opportunity to generate awareness of their technology and find new sources of funding.

    The eight finalists will compete for the top prize at Automate 2017 on April 5 at 3:00pm in a theatre on the exhibition floor at McCormick Place in Chicago, where they will pitch their technology solution to a panel of judges. All finalists will also be awarded booth space at Automate, giving them the opportunity to engage with over 20,000 expected attendees. The eight finalists were chosen from a field of over 30 contestants offering a mix of products and services.

April 6, 2017
  • RIC-Americas Annual Meeting

    April 6, 2017
    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

    The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas will host its annual meeting in conjunction with the Automate 2017 show in Chicago.

    Friday April 7, 2017, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Members Only): Some highlights of the annual members meeting include:

    * Consortium Updates: Learn about the latest ROS-I community developments from the three leaders of our international Consortia, and planned Consortium activities for 2017.
    * Lunch Keynote:
    Title: Flexible Automation for Manufacturing in Heavy Industries
    Presenter: Matthew Robinson, Automation Team Leader, Manufacturing Technology, Caterpillar Inc.
    * Focused Technical Projects: We will provide an update on current Consortium projects and upcoming 2017 projects.
    * Roadmapping: The meeting will include a round table discussion about the ROS-I technical roadmap which will set the agenda for the 2017 activities.

April 12, 2017
  • Robot Block Party Panel Discussion

    April 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Jabil Blue Sky Center, 6375 San Ignacio Ave, San Jose, CA 95119, USA

May 2, 2017
  • Collision 2017

    May 2, 2017 - May 4, 2017
    New Orleans, LA, USA


May 29, 2017
  • ICRA 2017

    May 29, 2017 - June 2, 2017


June 23, 2017
  • EO Boston Event

    June 23, 2017
    Boston, MA, USA

    Details TBD

  • Melonee's EO Speaking Event in Boston

    June 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm