The Conference

Automate 2013

Educational Opportunities

Automate Conference

Get practical training that you can put into practice right away. Classes are taught by experienced industry professionals who know your challenges. Take one class or four full days of training, this highly valuable training experience is immediately worthwhile.

Whether you are seeking entry level training for a basic understanding of automation (including robotics, machine vision, motion control, assembly automation, sensors and more) or are looking for more advanced courses, the conference has something to offer you. You’ll be able to take what you learned in class and have a better understanding of the technology on the show floor.

Conference Options

All Access PassSave money with the "Automate All Access Pass" — Your Best Value! Includes four days of training, four days of exhibits, keynote address and the complete Conference Proceedings.

  • All Access Pass - $945
  • Any One Class or Any Full Day Pass - $275.00

Complete Conference Proceedings

Even if you attend just one course, you can get the entire conference proceedings in digital format! (Already included with Automate ‘All Access Pass’): 

  • $175.00 with any One Day Pass 
  • $345.00 a la carte

Become a 'Certified Vision Professional' in Chicago!

Certified Vision ProfessionalAttaining CVP certification helps you clearly demonstrate your specialized skills. You’ll benefit from an increased confidence in your abilities from your employer, peers and customers. We offer CVP-Basic and CVP-Advanced levels. Attend the classes specified and then take the written exam. Those with experience may take the exam without the classes. Click here to learn more about AIA’s CVP program.

Certified Vision Professional Exam Prices

Basic Level Exam:
  • $175.00 with paid attendance in the four days of basic classes
  • $295.00 without classes.
Advanced Level Exam:
  • $175.00 with paid attendance in the four days of advanced classes
  • $495.00 without classes.

Expert Huddles on the Show Floor

New this year, Automate will feature Expert Huddles in various locations on the show floor. Free of charge, each Huddle will offer a wide variety of topics on important issues throughout the day where an industry expert will lead 50 minute open discussions in a small group.