ANN ARBOR, MI - Registration is now open for the 18th annual AIA Business Conference in Orlando, FL, January 20 to 22, 2010 at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa.

Here are some of the highlights from the Business Conference speaker lineup:

  • The Global Economic Outlook – Chris Thornberg, Beacon Economics
  • Technology Integration of Man – Scott Klososky
  • Technology Trends and a Revolution in As Yet Un-Automated Manufacturing – Rodney Brooks, Chairman and CTO, Heartland Manufacturing
  • Machine Vision Market & Trends – Paul Kellett, AIA
  • Business Applications of Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) – James Spellos, Meeting U
  • New Opportunities for Automation in Renewable & Alternative Energy Industries – Mark Senti, Advanced Magnet Lab

    Plus, for the first time the AIA Business Conference is co-located with the Robotics Industry Forum and the Motion Control Association Business Conference. The association is expecting some 250 industry leaders from the robotics, machine vision and motion control industries to attend.

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