- Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit is for senior-level global automation and manufacturing executives. Speakers from companies such as Beckhoff, B&R Automation, Lenze, Schneider Electric, and Siemens will talk about topics ranging from data security, energy management and mobility to process optimization, sustainability manufacturing and workforce development. The summit also features case studies on plant automation for profitability, asset-performance improvement and maintenance-costs reduction. It runs Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 12–13.
- Motion, Drives & Automation Conference has two tracks—“Motion Control in Automation” and “Hydraulics and Pneumatics in Automation”—that explain how to improve the efficiency, performance, productivity, lifespan and environmental footprint of manufacturing equipment and industrial automation systems. Topics include energy efficiency, equipment monitoring, machine efficiency, noise reduction, safety and security. Attendees can expect to see innovations in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic motion systems, as well as in condition monitoring, electronic control, sensing and vision. It runs Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 10-11.
- ISA Inside: Training Sessions at IANA offers one-day courses on such topics as Control Using ANSI/ISA Standards, Industrial Wireless Systems, Measurement and Control Fundamentals, Manufacturing Execution Systems, and Safety Instrumented Systems. The conference partner is the International Society of Automation (ISA), which is recognized worldwide for its non-biased, vendor-neutral education, training and standards programs for automation professionals. Sessions run Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13–14.
IMTS 2016 ran September 12-17 in Chicago, Illinois. Visit our IMTS 2016 Zone to find information on conferences and technology that appeared at the show. Also, be sure to check out IMTSTV for segments about the show and what’s new in the world of manufacturing technology.
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