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RIA, USA - IFR Industry Association Member

News and Service Summary

December 2011 

Automate and ProMat to Collocate in 2013

Automation Technologies Council (ATC) and the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) announce that the Automate Show and Conference will once again collocate with ProMat in 2013. Both exhibitions will be held January 21-24 2013 at Chicago's McCormick Place. more...


2012 Robotics Industry Forum (Orlando, FL - January 18-20)


The 19th Annual RIA Robotics Industry Forum is collocated with the AIA and MCA Business Conferences. The Forum brings together top executives from robotics manufacturers, system integrators, component suppliers, end users, research groups, universities, and consulting firms and features insightful talks and outstanding networking opportunities.


Registration is $675 for the first attendee, $575 for each additional attendee and is only open to RIA members in good standing. Full details, including hotel information, click here.


Safety Training Seminar Precedes Robotics Industry Forum; Includes Forum Bonus Reception (Orlando, FL - January 18, 2012)


R15.06 Robot Safety Standard training is followed by a session on Risk Assessment. Seminar looks towards the requirements as anticipated in the new R15.06 Standard document as contained in the new ISO 10218 Standards. Complimentary Robotics Industry Forum Opening and full RIA/AIA/MCA Networking Reception (Wednesday evening, January 18) included with seminar registration. more...


2012 Joseph F. Engelberger Awards: Open for Nominations

The Engelberger Robotics Award is the world's most prestigious robotics honor. The awards are presented to outstanding individuals to honor excellent achievements in education and leadership. RIA is now accepting nominations through April 1, 2012 for the 2012 Engelberger Robotics Awards to be presented in Taipei, Taiwan, during the 43rd International Symposium on Robotics (August 29-31, 2012). more...


Announcing: National Robot Safety Conference XXIV (Indianapolis, IN - September 24-26, 2012)


RIA's 24th annual National Robot Safety Conference will feature an in-depth review of the new R15.06 standard, plus three-days of presentations and workshops on robot safety, machine and robot standards, successful robot applications, the latest developments and important information.


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National Robot Safety Conference XXIII Proceedings Available


Own the presentations CD from this Fall's Knoxville conference, plus printed copies of the ANSI/RIA R15.06 (robot safety standard), the R15.06-201x Draft Standard V5 (Industrial Robots and Robot Systems-Safety Requirements), the Technical Report RIA TR R15.106 (technical report for Teaching Multiple Robots). more...


RIA Market Studies: Where Are Major Economies Headed?

RIA has prepared a new white paper, Major Economies Face Increased Uncertainty - How Will It Affect Manufacturing? The white paper examines the recent performance of the manufacturing sector within the context of the complex and interdependent economic developments that are now occurring. For more details on this brand new featured white paper, click:


Major Economies Face Increased Uncertainty - How Will It Affect Manufacturing?


RIA Members can login to the Member Control Panel on Robotics Online and download a free PDF of the study from the "White Papers and Market Studies" section. Non-members can purchase these studies through the Robotics Online Bookstore (Market Studies), or obtain at no cost through membership (Join RIA: benefits and application) or by calling 1+734-994-6088.


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