Abstract Submission

The 2013 Conference will place a special emphasis on the needs of small and medium sized companies. If you would like to participate with a non-commercial, educational presentation to this group of automation buyers, please submit your abstract by clicking Submit An Abstract to the right and completing the form. Submit your abstract by August 15, 2012. 

Among the topics our audience is interested in are (note: this is not an exhaustive list, please suggest your desired audience-appropriate topic):

General Automation Issues
Cost Justification and ROI
How to Get Started on an Automation Project
How to Work with System Integrators
How to Find Technical and Training Support

Vision & Imaging Issues
Building Robustness into Automated Inspection Systems
The Fundamentals of Vision
Case Studies of Successful Vision Solutions
Advances in Vision Guided Robotics
Non-Visible Imaging Solutions
3-D Vision Solutions

Robotics Issues
The Fundamentals of Robotics
Effectively Redeploying Existing Equipment
Selecting the Correct End of Arm Tooling
Advances in Mobile and Service Robotics
Case Studies of Successful Robot Solutions (Packaging, Welding, Assembly, etc.)
Advances in Robot Software and Simulation Tools

Motion Control Issues
New Motion Control Technologies
Designing Motion Control Systems
New Developments in Step Motors
Energy Efficient Motion Solutions
High Speed Motion Systems
Communication Protocols for Motion Systems