Upcoming Automation Shows and Events in October

October 03, 2021 by Alessandro Mascellino

What automation events are taking place this month?

Numerous trade shows focusing on industrial automation are going to take place in October worldwide. We have selected a few, alongside the main exhibitors and technologies they will showcase at the events.

Below is an overview of this year’s Vision, Automa, and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) and Logistics Conference events.


Vision 2021

The conference will explore various machine vision-focused trends and technologies, including embedded vision, hyperspectral imaging, and deep learning.


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Vision’s 2021 talk program is now available on the event’s website. Image used courtesy of Vision


The Vision 2021 event will occur between 5 and 7 October at the Messe Stuttgart center in Germany. The three-day conference will also be broadcast live and on-demand for the first time for interested parties who cannot travel to Stuttgart this year. 

Many major players in the industrial automation industry will present their technologies at Vision 2021.

IDS, for instance, will showcase its latest precise monitoring and picking and automation solutions. In particular, the company will present uEye XCP, uEye XLE, and Ensenso S, industrial-grade cameras; as well as its latest uEye Warp10 solution, designed for particularly fast data transfers.

Allied Vision, a subsidiary of TKH Vision, will also participate in Vision 2021. Together with the other firms under the TKH Vision umbrella, Allied Vision will reportedly present several products and solutions utilizing different machine vision technologies.

Industrial automation company Balluff also confirmed its participation in Vision 2021. At the event, Balluff will showcase an array of its high-quality sensor, identification, and image processing solutions.


Automa 2021

The Oil and Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress 2021, also known as Automa 2021, is media partners with Control Automation. The event will take place online between 4 and 6 October as a closed-door event. The event will be co-hosted with OMV Petrom on the BGS Online platform and will see speakers and delegates from Eni, OMV Petrom, MOL Group, and many others.


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An exhibit from Automa 2019. This year will be held online. 


Several oil and gas companies, EPCs, refineries, pipeline operators, drilling contractors, and system integrators will also participate in the webinar to network with potential partners and share their digital solutions for the oil and gas industry development. 

Among the topics discussed at Automa 2021 are utilizing robotics and drones, predictive analysis tools, the impact of technology on society, cybersecurity initiatives, and data acquisition and utilization.

Many companies focusing on industrial automation and robotics will showcase their latest findings for the oil and gas industry at Automa 2021, including Microsoft and Yokogawa.


Autonomous Mobile Robots and Logistics Conference 2021

As the name suggests, this event will focus on advances in enabling AMR technology worldwide, as well as on new developments in logistics automation. In Memphis, TN, U.S., between 12 and 14 October, the event will see various industry leaders sharing their insight and expertise.


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AMR and Logistics Conference logo. Image used courtesy of A3


Several leading AMRs and logistics automation suppliers will also participate in the conference to help attendees understand and deploy these technologies to increase efficiency and competitiveness in their businesses.

Among these companies will be Boston Dynamics, with the company’s Senior Vice President and General Manager planning to give a speech about how warehouse robots can be built and programmed to be more mobile and perform more detailed manipulation tasks.

KUKA’s Regional Head of Advanced Robotic Applications, Denise Ebenhoech, will also participate in the event, holding a talk on mobile robot application considerations for integrators and end-users.

Finally, OMRON’s Global Marketing Director, Parker Conroy, will discuss successful AMR integration practices, from pilot projects to fully functional rollouts.

There are even more events occurring this month than we covered. Which event are you most interested in seeing?