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WindsorEssex Economic Development


2017 Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference and Trade Show


Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Caesars Windsor, Augustus Ballroom, Windsor, Ontario Canada

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On October 31, 2017 over 300 delegates attended the 2nd annual Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference and Trade Show presented by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WE EDC) in partnership with NRC-IRAP, WEtech Alliance and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The participants included local company representatives and exhibitors as well as delegates from outside the region.  The delegates networked and heard presentations from many experts in emerging technology such as: Siemens, ABB Robotics, Reko International Group Inc., Brave Control Solutions, Eagle Press and Dieffenbacher with exhibitors showcasing the latest development in automation at the interactive trade show.  The keynote speaker Kristen Dziczek with the Center for Automotive Research enlightened the delegates with her presentation about the “Future Trends in Autonomous Manufacturing Systems.”
The conference and trade show was sponsored by Deloitte, Ontario Centres of Excellence, the University of Windsor and Valiant TMS whose Director of Research & Development, Dominic Baulier said, “The conference provides a platform to present new technologies and gain a shared understanding of where the automation industry is heading, Valiant TMS is proud to be among the many high-caliber sponsors and presenters attending the Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference.”

Automation has become the competitive advantage in today’s manufacturing world. The goal and design of this conference and trade show are to showcase and promote the hundreds of local companies that make this region known as an international hub for automation and are recognized as one of Canada’s global innovation leaders as stated by the Hon, Navdeep Singh Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. The Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference and Trade Show provides the opportunity to the region’s companies to present their latest developments in automation - technology that is changing the world.

The 2017 Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference and Trade Show closed by presenting to Larry Koscielski, CenterLine Windsor Limited a cheque for the W-E Region’s First Robotics event.

Save the Date - Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and be a part of the 3rd annual Emerging Technologies in Automation Conference and Trade Show.

In Partnership With


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Sponsored By

Ontario Centres of Excellence          University of Windsor Faculty of Engineering     University of Windsor     Deloitte     Valiant TMS

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Lee McGrath
Director, Business Retention and Expansion
WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation
Tel: 519.997-2395