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OnRobot has opened registration for OnRobot Expo – a global, interactive digital robotics event, focused on collaborative automation and applications. The event will run on Thursday this week.

Aimed at small and medium sized manufacturing businesses, the expo will be held online on 3 December (9.30am to 4.45pm, Singapore time), and will feature keynote speeches from industry leaders, expert sessions, and robot demonstrations.

Keynotes will come from speakers including Camilo Buscaron, the Amazon Web Service head of Cloud Robotics Open Source Technology & Strategy, and there will be a panel discussion about collaborative automation, with robotics investor and Shark Tank creator, Mark Cuban.

The OnRobot Expo will also include insights from James Taylor, OnRobot general manager for Asia-Pacific, on collaborative automation’s potential to boost industries and the workforce in the region.

The day will also feature a keynote address from Sue Keay, the CEO of Queensland AI Hub, on automation trends in Australia. There will also be a session on collaborative applications from Ben Ong, senior sales manager, Servo Dynamics, an industrial automation solutions provider for Asia.

The OnRobot Expo will provide visitors with 11 expert-led 30-minute presentations on a range of topics, from lean manufacturing and human-robot collaboration, to an intelligent force sensor solution for collaborative applications and how manufacturers can break down barriers to vision system adoption.

OnRobot Expo will deliver full demos of OnRobot’s expanding range of robotic components, from grippers to polishing solutions with how-to sessions, showing attendees how to implement and get the most out of their robotics investment.

Special attention will be given to collaborative applications in metal and metalworking, packaging, food processing, plastics, pharmaceuticals and logistics.

“Manufacturers of all sizes are facing serious challenges in 2020 and, as a result, many are turning to collaborative applications to stay competitive and resilient,” Enrico Krog Iversen, CEO of OnRobot, said. “We created OnRobot Expo to help manufacturers learn about collaborative applications and automation from their manufacturing peers and thought leaders from business and academia.”

OnRobot Expo attendees will also have access to explore OnRobot’s robotic tools and components via an interactive digital universe created especially for the event.

“Collaborative applications enable companies to future-proof their business. The OnRobot Expo is an opportunity for manufacturers to meet with product experts and learn exactly how they could benefit from flexible and easy-to use automation solutions,” Iversen said.

In his keynote address on how Amazon develops, tests and deploys robots, Camilo Buscaron will discuss how the cloud simplifies the development and deployment of robotics applications. He will talk about the Robot Operating System (ROS) and AWS RoboMaker, a cloud service that helps customers build, simulate and manage robotic applications.

You can register to attend here.

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