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Businesses and their supply chain managers are chartered with increasing the efficiency of their operations while simultaneously reducing costs. To address these conflicting mandates, companies continue to increase the level of automation in warehouse environments for the movement of materials and goods. But how effective are these measures and what comes next?
In an informative keynote session at RoboBusiness on Oct. 19, Sally Miller, Chief Information Officer for DHL Supply Chain in North America, will discuss the state of supply chain automation and innovation. DHL is one of the world’s leading logistics providers and uses robotics to support numerous warehousing and logistics tasks. Miller recently gave The Robot Report an inside look at DHL’s robotics ecosystem, including its partnerships with Boston Dynamics and Locus Robotics.
Miller’s keynote, called “All In on Innovation: Using Automation to Define the Future of Supply Chain,” will discuss a variety of topics that include why robots and robotics technologies are required for supply chain operations; what automation products and technologies are working; what automation solutions require optimization and further development; what is the future of logistics automation and how will success be measured?
The other RoboBusiness keynotes include:
- Allison Thackston, senior technical lead and manager, roboticist, Waymo
- Anthony Jules, co-founder and CEO, Robust.AI
- Jonathan Hurst & Damion Shelton, co-founders, Agility Robotics
- Keynote panel on investments with Karthee Madasamy, founder and managing partner of Mobile Foundation Ventures, Sherwin Prior, director of Amazon’s Industrial Innovation Fund, Fady Saad, founder and general partner of Cybernetix Ventures, Martyna Waliszewska, Investment Manager, Invest in Odense
RoboBusiness will feature 70-plus exhibitors, 60-plus speakers, a MassRobotics Career Fair and Startup Workshop, the Pitchfire Startup Competition, networking receptions and much more. Full conference passes are $795, while expo-only passes are just $75. Academic discounts are available and academic full conference rates are $295. Register today.
RoboBusiness will be co-located with the Field Robotics Engineering Forum, an international conference and exposition designed to provide engineers, engineering management, business professionals and others with information about how to successfully develop and safely deploy the next generation of field robotics systems for operation in wide-ranging, outdoor, dynamic environments. You can check out the current list of speakers, to which more will be added, here.
Also co-located with RoboBusiness is DeviceTalks West, the premier industry event for medical technology professionals, currently in its ninth year. Both events attract engineering and business professionals from a broad range of healthcare and medical technology backgrounds.
For information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, download the prospectus. Questions regarding sponsorship opportunities should be directed to Courtney Nagle at cnagle[AT]wtwhmedia.com.
About WTWH Media
WTWH Media is an integrated media company serving engineering, business and investment professionals through 50+ websites, 5 print publications, along with many other technical and business events. WTWH’s Robotics Group produces The Robot Report, Robotics Business Review, Collaborative Robotics Trends and Mobile Robot Guide, online technical, business and investment news and information portals focused on robotics and intelligent systems. WTWH Media also produces leading in-person robotics conferences, including the Robotics Summit & Expo, RoboBusiness and the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum. See www.wtwhmedia.com for more information.
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