AP NEWS
This content is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE from provider: Business Wire
This content is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.

IFR: Global Race for Leadership in Robotics And AI

March 14, 2019

FRANKFURT ,Germany & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 14, 2019--Between 2018 and 2021, almost 2.1 million new industrial robots are expected to be installed in factories around the world. At the IFR CEO Round Table in Chicago, the IFR President will give an outlook on the new World Robotics Data with breaking news about the global automation race with robots.

The International Federation of Robotics invites the press on 8 April 2019 from 01:00 to 03:00 p.m. to the IFR CEO Roundtable at the AUTOMATE in Chicago. The CEOs from ARM (USA) and MIR (DK), the Director of Strategy MINO (CN), the President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (USA) and the President of the International Federation of Robotics (JP) will discuss the “Global race for leadership in robotics and AI“.

Where: At the CEO Round Table World Robotics 2019 hosted by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) at AUTOMATE, McCormick Place, North Building, (Theatre on fairground), Chicago, Illinois, USA

When: 8 th April 2019 (01:00 pm to 03:00 pm)

IFR Link:https://ifr.org/roundtable

The expert panel is looking forward to welcoming you to the ensuing discussion:

  • Dr. Byron Clayton, CEO, Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM), USA
  • Thomas Visti, CEO, MIR, Denmark
  • Henry Sun, Director of Strategy, Guangzhou MINO Automotive Equipment Co, China
  • Dr. Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, USA
  • Junji Tsuda, President, IFR and Representative Director Chairman of the Board of Yaskawa Electric Corp., Japan

Moderator

  • Robert Huschka, Director of Education Strategies, Association for Advancing Automation, USA

Agenda overview:

  • Preview of new World Robotics data by IFR Vice PresidentSteven Wyatt
  • Discussion on the “ Global race for leadership in robotics and AI”
  • Q&A
  • Personal interviews with the panelists (optional)
  • Get together

The International Federation of Robotics: www.ifr.org

AUTOMATE 2019 - April 08-11, 2019 | McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

https://www.automateshow.com/

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190314005433/en/

CONTACT: For your free press registration please contact

Carsten Heer:

E-Mail:press@ifr.com

Phone: +49 (0) 40 82244 284

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA ILLINOIS GERMANY

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE SOFTWARE OTHER TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING OTHER MANUFACTURING

SOURCE: The International Federation of Robotics

Copyright Business Wire 2019.

PUB: 03/14/2019 09:15 AM/DISC: 03/14/2019 09:15 AM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190314005433/en