Industry Events

Recent Coverage

(Calendar of Upcoming Events Below)

ABB Automation & Power World

Automation Fair (Rockwell Automation)

Emerson Global Users Exchange

GE Intelligent Platform Users Summit

Honeywell Users Group

RSTechED (Rockwell Automation)

Yokogawa Users Group

Calendar of Events

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March 2015

ABB Automation & Power World

March 2-5, Houston

Whether it’s collaborating with experts about new ways to strengthen your business or learning about new innovations in technology and smarter devices that can help your operations run more efficiently, ABB Automation & Power World 2015: Harnessing the power of change, has it all.

Latin America and Caribbean Oil & Gas Security Forum

March 17-18, Bogota, Colombia

This forum will address a range of issues including security planning for strikes, effective community engagement (especially when operating in indigenous territories), understanding the environmental impact of terrorist attacks and security planning for the post-conflict environment. The Forum will be a senior level platform that will provide delegates with current case studies, highly informative panel discussions and cutting edge technology presentations relevant to the security concerns of the oil industry in Latin America and the Caribbean at present.

Automate 2015

March 23-26, Chicago

North America's Broadest Automation Event Has the Right Solutions for You!
Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company. It's held just once every two years, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to find the right solutions to meet your automation challenges, all at this one great show.

April 2015

Meridium Conference 2015 "Simply Connected"

April 20 - 24, Orlando

Featuring more than 40 industry expert presentations and workshops, Meridium Conference 2015 connects you to innovative simplicity for your Asset Performance Management initiatives. Learn about the latest in APM software and technology including how the industry will change with the introduction of the industrial internet. Nightly events include a trip to Universal Studios and dinner under a rocket at the Kennedy Space Center. This year’s attendees will enjoy a keynote address from Harvard Business Professor Michael E. Porter. He will be discussing the Internet of Things and how it will affect businesses moving forward in 2015 and beyond.

OSIsoft Users Conference 2015

April 28 - May 1, San Francisco

This conference has hands on sessions provided for various levels of expertise plus in depth OSIsoft product presentations. With hands on sessions and the popular Hackathons, attendees will dive deep into the intricacies of the PI System with colleagues and peers.

P&ID Interpretation Workshop

April 28-29, Greenwood, Indiana

This 2-day course gives students the ability to read and understand P&IDs for the analysis of emergency situations; and for safety, environmental and regulatory compliance issues such as Process Hazards Analysis and HAZOP studies.

May 2015


May 4-6, 2015. Boston

OPTIMIZE 2015 is the world’s only global conference focused exclusively on the process industries. Aspen Technology will be hosting the upcoming event in Boston, Massachusetts from May 4-6, 2015.  During the three-day event, more than 700 customers, partners, and process industry experts will gather to learn about new developments in aspenONE, as well as share best practices and insight to improving business performance with operational excellence by optimizing their Engineering and Manufacturing & Supply Chain operations. For the latest event information, including registration codes, keynote speaker highlights, track session updates and call for papers, visit the OPTIMIZE 2015 website.

The Automation Conference 2015

May 19-20, Chicago

This event will explore the technologies and strategies that continue to transform manufacturing in the U.S. Two days of keynote presentations, track sessions and technology workshops will cover topics such as HMI, Manufacturing Intelligence,  Robotics, Big Data, Control, Smart Manufacturing systems, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Manufacturing IT, Remote Access, Safety, Security and more.

June 2015

The Big M Event

June 2-4, 2015, Detroit

Increase efficiency. Reduce lead times. Improve margins. You need advanced solutions and you need them now. THE BIG M is the Great Lakes’ premier manufacturing event focusing on the innovative technologies, processes, and solutions that are shaping the future of manufacturing.

At THE BIG M, you will:

  • Find emerging technologies and process improvement solutions
  • Learn key trends and new applications from industry experts
  • Build the future through networking and student engagement

HUG Americas

June 21-26, San Antonio

Get ready to experience one of the biggest technological conferences in the industry where you can impart and gain knowledge on the most pressing issues and challenges your industry faces today. More than 1300 attendees took part in the 2014 Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas Symposium. This year’s HUG promises to be even bigger and better with a chance to listen to other customers share their experiences, talk with industry experts about your own challenges, and get hands-on technology demonstrations.

August 2015


August 3-6, Austin

This conference offers the ultimate learning environment for our introductory and advanced users to explore the latest technologies through interactive technical sessions, targeted summits, hands-on workshops, case study presentations, and exhibitions on the most recent advancements in design, control, measurement, automation, manufacturing, and test. It also features keynote presentations and demonstrations that highlight how engineers and scientists can improve everyday life by using NI graphical system design to create advanced test and measurement systems as well as increase the efficiency of their processes.

October 2015

The Quality Show

October 27-29, Rosemount, Ill.

Build Your Network: Connect with thousands of quality manufacturers, engineers and decision makers who are all about what’s new and what’s next in quality manufacturing processes and production equipment. Quality Focused Education: Attend FREE informative and interactive sessions led by American Society for Quality (ASQ), Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) and other subject matter experts addressing key issues and quality solutions in 2 specialized Learning Theaters on the exhibit hall floor. Find Solutions: Meet with the industry’s premier suppliers demonstrating how their products and services can significantly improve quality both on the shop floor and in manufacturing planning.

The Assembly Show

October 27 - 29, Rosemount, Ill.

See new products and services. Meet with new vendors and suppliers. Stay current and increase knowledge on industry topics. Network with peers and make new industry contacts.