PHOENIX - The Vision Show, a showcase of machine vision and imaging components and solutions, opens next week at its new location, the Phoenix Convention Center. The accompanying conference features practical, real-world training that can be put into practice right away.

Peter Klaerner of SolFocus will deliver the keynote address, “Going Green – How Solar is Heating up the Market for Vision Systems,” Tuesday, March 31 at 9 a.m. on the show floor.

Show hours are Tuesday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The conference will be held Monday, March 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 to 5:00 p.m; Tuesday, March 31, 8 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, April 1, 8 to 10 a.m. 3 to 5 p.m., and Thursday, April 2, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

More information is available from sponsor Automated Imaging Association (AIA) at