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6th Annual MCA Business Conference Set for January 22-24, 2014 in Orlando

POSTED 07/17/2013

MCA Business Conference(Ann Arbor, Michigan) The 22nd Annual Motion Control Business Conference will take place January 22-24, 2014 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida. Over 400 global automation leaders and executives are expected to attend; the event is collocated with the Robotics Industry Forum and the AIA Business Conference.

“We’re looking forward to an exciting Forum as we celebrate the landmark 40th anniversary of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA),” said Jeff Burnstein, President of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), primary sponsor of the Forum.

Event highlights will include presentations on the global economic outlook and future trends that impact automation companies; breakout sessions on issues such as energy efficiency rules and regulations, software innovations and a motion control market update; and networking parties designed to help attendees make valuable new business contacts in a relaxed and enjoyable setting.

Confirmed keynote speakers and topics include: (more to be announced soon!)
Dennis Snow, President, Snow & Associates
“Creating a World-Class Service Organization”

Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
“Innovation Economics: The Global Race for Advantage”

Alan Beaulieu, Principal, Institute for Trend Research
“2014 Global Economic Forecast”

“Conference attendees learn so much, meet so many new people, and have so much fun in just two days that it is always our most highly-rated annual event.” Burnstein said.

“We are excited to be hosting our event for the first time at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.  It is a fantastic property that our attendees and their families will enjoy,” Burnstein said.

MCA is part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the not-for-profit umbrella association serving the Motion Control Association (MCA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, and the Robotic Industries Association (RIA). 

Jeff Burnstein
(734) 994-6088

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