NOVI, MI - The International Conference for Vision Guided Robotics (ICVGR) will be held next week, September 30 to October 2, 2008 in Novi, MI. Tabletop exhibit openings and sponsorships are available for members. The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) and the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) are jointly hosting this conference. With recent technology changes, more companies than ever before can use VGR to improve competitiveness and manufacturing efficiencies. This will be a comprehensive three-day workshop covering vision guided robotics topics for industries across the globe.

The International Conference for Vision Guided Robotics brings together global leaders in this rapidly advancing area. Vision guided robots enable a host of new applications in just about every industry. Among the specific topics to be addressed will be:

- Fundamental Tutorials on Robotics, Machine Vision and Integrating Vision Guided Robotics
- Technology Advances in 2-D Vision Guided Robotics
-3-D Vision Guided Robot Advances
-International Trends and Applications in 3-D Vision Guided Robotics
-Top Lessons Learned in Vision Guidance Applications
-Advanced 3-D Random Bin Picking
-Vision Guided Robot Applications for Packaging & Flexible Feeding
-Body Panel Racking and De-racking Utilizing Vision Guided Robotics
-Case Studies on the Food Industry and Automated Pharmacy applications