The A3 Business Forum is the world’s leading annual networking event for robotics, vision & imaging, motion control, and motor professionals. Over 650 global automation leaders attended the largest Annual Forum to date in 2018! Come and see why this member’s only event is the most anticipated networking event in the industry.

This year’s conference is centered around artificial intelligence “AI” with respect to robotics and machine vision. Keynote presentations expand the discussion into using artificial intelligence for military use including the legal and ethical implications.

Other topics include the macro economic outlook for 2019 and beyond as well as the industry specific economic outlook for robotics and machine vision.

Dr. Anita Sengupta, Professor of Astronautics and Space Technology, University of Southern California and Senior Vice President, Hyperloop One is rounding up the keynote presentations. She will be presenting on the human exploration of Mars.

“The A3 Business Conference has always been the highlight of every year with respect to inspiration, information and networking opportunities for our Industry” adds Markus Tarin, President and CEO of MoviTHERM.

About A3 – Association for Advancing Automation

Who We Are
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is the umbrella association for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA), and A3 México. RIA, AIA, MCMA, and A3 México combined represent over 1100 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world that are driving automation forward.

Our Mission
The Association for Advancing Automation is THE global advocate for the benefits of automating. We promote automation technologies and ideas that transform the way business is done.

What We Do
The Association for Advancing Automation serves the members of RIA, AIA, MCMA, and A3 México. A3 sponsors trade shows, conferences and other networking events, develops leading global websites on automation technologies, collects industry statistics and generates market research, develops consensus standards, provides multiple certification programs and engages in a wide variety of other educational activities. The association interacts on a regular basis with their 1100+ member organizations around the world and is always developing new ways to better serve the industry.