RoboBusiness Leadership Summit Brings Top Flight Program to Pittsburgh, October 22-24, 2012

Premier business development event for the global robotics industry adds half-day of workshops, Applications Track and new social events to create "wows!" for industry players of all kinds

Framingham, Mass. - January 19, 2012 - EH Publishing today announced plans to bring its RoboBusiness Leadership Summit to the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 22-24. Now in its eighth year, RoboBusiness has established itself as the premier business development event of the global robotics industry, with cutting edge keynote and seminar content on finance and business strategy and technology and product development. In 2012, the event will also explore implementation of robotics solutions in a number of vertical markets to deepen the value proposition of the event. Over 400 robotics industry leaders are projected to attend in 2012, a 40 percent increase versus 2011.

"We are adding an Applications Track to RoboBusiness in 2012," states Richard Erb, managing director of the EH Robotics Media Group. "This track focuses on case studies of successful applications of robotics solutions, hitting topics such as the acquisition process, solution specification development and investment justification, the implementation process, and final results analysis."

The RoboBusiness Application Track session will include reporting from all the key players in successful robotics solution projects and especially project leaders at the purchaser level of the solution. The six featured application vertical markets for 2012 are:

Public safety and emergency response
Industrial material handling, warehousing and logistics
Heavy construction

RoboBusiness will also add evening outings and social functions, leveraging local Pittsburgh academic and robotics industry institutions to inject a higher level of networking into the event and create opportunities for industry fellowship.

In total, RoboBusiness is designed to provide invaluable information and contacts with peers and suppliers to all levels of the robotics industry supply chain, including:

Pure play robotics OEMs
Robot ingredient technology companies
Other OEMs that incorporate robotics technologies in their equipment
Robotics systems integrators and solutions providers
Robotics end-users
Government users and specifiers
Commercial end-users and specifiers
Academia and research
Institutions providing capital and financial services to the industry
Intellectual property law firms and consultants
Suppliers of electrical and mechanical components to robotics developers and OEMs

RoboBusiness also provides business development opportunities via sponsorships to all levels of the supply chain except end-users. Sponsors of 2012 RoboBusiness Leadership Summit include Freescale Semiconductor, MICROMO, SRI International, Jetta Company, Maxon Precision Motors and Infranor USA.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities or attending the RoboBusiness 2012 Leadership Summit, contact Rich Erb at 508-663-1500 x331, email, or click here.


A division of EH Publishing, Inc., the Robotics Trends Group is the world's first integrated media company serving the burgeoning global robotics industry. It produces the Robotics Trends website ( and e-newsletter, online media focused on technology trends for people who build, buy, and seek to understand the personal, service, mobile, and military robotics markets; and Robotics Business Review ( ), a subscription information product providing primary research, exclusive analysis, business news, and market observations for the robotics industry; RoboNexus, an online media product for robotics enthusiasts and K-12 educators and students (; the RoboBusiness Leadership Summit (; and the Robotics Trends Virtual Conference Series (


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