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And the Tweets Keep Coming; This Tme on Workforce Development.

Now the gang is tweeting from the panel discussion on workforce development at Rockwell Automation's Automation Fair Manufacturing Perspectives.  Keith Larson (KL), Putman's VP of content, Walt Boyes (WB), Control's editor in chief, and Aaron Hand (AH), Control Design's managing editor are doing live coverage from Chicago's McCormick Place.

More from the #Autofair Twitter Feed.

Now the gang is tweeting from the panel discussion at Rockwell Automation's Automation Fair Manufacturing Perspectives.  Keith Larson (KL), Putman's VP of content, Walt Boyes (WB), Control's editor in chief, and Aaron Hand (AH), Control Design's managing editor are doing live coverage from Chicago's McCormick Place.

Live from Automation Fair!

Rockwell Automation's annual gathering of the clan, Automation Fair, is in full swing down at McCormick Place here in Chicago. Most of the Control editorial team is there on the show floor, reporting extensively on all the news coming out of the fair and generating copy for the electronic show...

Fall = Convention Season

One sure sign that Fall is arriving, other than the return to school is all the conventions that are scheduled during September through November. The busy season always seems to be the Spring (April through mid-June) and then again this time of year.

Rockwell shows what you CAN'T do with a brochure-- "A Day in the Life" of PlantPAx #pauto

At Rockwell Automation's Automation Fair in 2009, we were treated to a little bit of live theater. Several RA product managers put on a show about the features and usability of PlantPAx, the version of FactoryTalk and Integrated Architecture that RA has optimized for process, batch and hybrid automation.

More Nashville News and Other Stuff

First the other news:  This popped up in the email a couple of hours ago:

Nashville News

Where's Walt, some of you have been asking He's not sick, been captured by aliens or anything else horrible.

Automation Fair biggest event again

Here's the final tally for Automation Fair 2007, from the press release: 16th Annual Automation Fair Event Draws More Than 13,000 From 65 Nations World's largest, free, educational forum for manufacturing technology draws second largest crowd ever

Get 'em while they're young!

I had just received the following email from Lynn Craig, one of the founders of the batch standard ISA88 and the manufacturing standard, ISA95, when it came time for me to meet with Rockwell Automation Chairman and CEO Keith Nosbusch on Tuesday, here at Automation Fair.

Beauty is as beauty does...

This morning I sat in on the Household and Personal Care Industry Forum, and heard some fascinating stories. The Household and Personal Care Industry is a strong vertical market for Rockwell Automation, as industry team director Mike Jamieson pointed out in the HPC Industry Forum Wednesday morning at Automation Fair 2007.