International Robot Safety Conference Returns In-Person; Critical Topics Relevant Amid Highest Quarter for Robot Sales in North America

Agenda available for conference and trade show running Sept. 27-29 in Columbus, OH

ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#A3automate–Top industry experts from Amazon, FANUC, Honda, Procter & Gamble, Rockwell, SICK, Universal Robots, Zebra, and more will speak at the International Robot Safety Conference (IRSC), presented by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). This year, IRSC will be back in person for the first time since 2019, running September 27-29, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. The conference and trade show will cover key issues in robot safety and provide an in-depth overview of current industry standards related to industrial robotics, including conventional, collaborative, and mobile robot systems.

Registration is open online. A full access pass is $1,295 for A3 members and $1,395 for nonmembers. Registration includes access to educational conference sessions featuring more than 40 safety professionals, and the exhibit hall expo on Wednesday.

“Companies of all sizes and in nearly every industry are purchasing and deploying robots at a rate never seen before in North America,” said Jeff Burnstein, President of A3. “As a result, the International Robot Safety Conference is more important than ever for integrators, manufacturers, and end-users who need to make sure their knowledge of robot safety and risk assessment is current. This event is part of our association’s unwavering commitment to prioritizing the safety of workers as the demand for robots increases.”

New for 2022, attendees will learn about the updates to the ISO 10218 robot safety standards, the latest work on mobile robot safety, and the growing importance of industrial cybersecurity. IRSC will help businesses reduce risk by ensuring personnel are familiar with robot and machine safety as well as current robot safety standards. Industry leaders will provide real-world case studies and identify best practices on how to incorporate safety into existing and new projects.

Attending IRSC empowers companies with the most current safety insight and connections to develop winning strategies and a competitive edge.

A3 Educational Conferences Keep All Up to Date on Trends in Automation

In addition to IRSC, A3 will also hold the Artificial Intelligence & Smart Automation Conference in Columbus, Ohio, during the same week. The AI & Smart Automation Conference is a one-day event to help companies unlock the power of AI, with discussions on data strategy, advances in AI, robotics and machine vision, and AI-powered optimization and prediction.

Autonomous Mobile Robots & Logistics Week, scheduled for October 10-13 in Boston, will be co-located with The Vision Show, designed to provide the right solution providers, the right technology, and the right expertise to implement full automation solutions featuring AMR, logistics, vision and imaging systems.

The A3 Business Forum, January 16-18, 2023, in Orlando, Florida, an annual networking event for robotics, vision & imaging, motion control & motors, and artificial intelligence industry professionals, will be followed by The Automate Show (May 22-25, 2023, in Detroit), the largest and most inspiring showcase of automation in North America.

About Association for Advancing Automation (A3)

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is the leading global advocate for the benefits of automating. A3 promotes automation technologies and ideas that transform the way business is done. Members of A3 represent nearly 1,100 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, academic institutions, research groups and consulting firms that drive automation forward worldwide.

A3 hosts a number of industry-leading events, including the International Robotics Safety Conference (September 27-29, in Columbus), the AI & Smart Automation Conference (September 29, also in Columbus), Autonomous Mobile Robots & Logistics Week (October 10-13, in Boston), The Vision Show (October 11-13, also in Boston), A3 Business Forum (January 16-18, 2023, in Orlando) and the Automate Show (May 22-25, 2023, in Detroit).


Jackie Rose

Association for Advancing Automation

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Kelly Wanlass

HCI Marketing and Communications

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