Rockwell's Automation Fair Goes Virtual

The Automation Fair that you know and love won't be cancelled this year, it's just moving online.

SAVE THE DATE - November 16 - 20, 2020

OCTOBER 1st - Registration Opens

FREE to register and attend.  (Hands-on Labs will cost $99 to attend online.  (payable at registration))

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Creating a new world-class experience for Automation Fair 2020 to showcase the power and value of our IT/OT expertise.

The Automation Fair At Home experience will feature the newest solutions and innovations, the opportunity to interact with technology experts and executives, participate in engaging hands-on labs, training sessions, industry focused forums, and keynote presentations, and network with leading professionals in the field.



1) When and where will the 2020 Automation Fair® At Home event take place? 

DATE: Automation Fair At Home will take place November 16-20, 2020. 

LOCATION: Automation Fair At Home will take place within an interactive digital environment – attendees can login from the comfort and safety of their own space and device. The online experience be available on-demand for six months until June 2021. 

Conditions permitting, we are also exploring the option of safely hosting small group experiences and meetings in our headquarters facility in Milwaukee, in addition to the virtual experience. 

TIME ZONE: Automation Fair At Home sessions and offerings are scheduled in Central Time. 

2) When will the event agenda and session schedule be available? 

Event details will be announced in September.

3) When will registration open for Automation Fair At Home? 

Registration will open on October 1st, 2020. Registration is required to gain access to the event and to on-demand presentations, which will be available until June 2021. 

4) Is there a cost to attend Automation Fair At Home? 

There is no cost to attend the overall event. Hands-on labs will cost $99 per lab and will be limited to two per customer. 

5) Will the virtual event be available on-demand after November? 

Yes, the event will be available on-demand for six months until June 2021. This includes access to the virtual exhibit hall, technical sessions, the DX Strategists track, industry forums, general sessions, and keynote presentations. Hands-on labs will not be available on-demand. 

6) What types of sessions will be offered at Automation Fair At Home? 

Automation Fair At Home will feature technical discussions, interactive labs and presentations, including the following: 

NEW! Bold Conversations on Inclusion & Diversity 

NEW! DX Strategists track 

• Forums focused on the following industries: automotive and tire, chemical, food and beverage, life sciences, OEM, oil and gas, power and energy, metals, mining, and water wastewater 

• Hands-on labs 

NEW! Perspectives keynote presentations 

NEW! Process Solutions User Group track, including ask the experts, customer sessions, hands-on labs, keynote presentations, and technical sessions 

• Technical sessions presented by Rockwell Automation and members of the PartnerNetwork™ 

7) Do I have to register to attend specific sessions at Automation Fair At Home? 

You do not have to register to attend technical sessions, the DX Strategists track, industry forums, general sessions, or keynote presentations. 

Due to capacity limits, registration is required to attend hands-on labs. Please note that the hands-on labs are reserved for customers only. Each customer may attend two labs. 

8) Do I need specific equipment to participate in the hands-on labs? 

Hands-on labs will be conducted via the Rockwell Automation Cloud Based Infrastructure (RAcbi). You will connect to remote hardware for any hardware-based sessions. You do not need any specific equipment to participate. 

9) Are Professional Development Hour credits available? 

Yes, technical sessions presented by Rockwell Automation are eligible for Professional Development Hour credits, including any accessed ‘on-demand’ from November 2020 through June 2021. 

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