Vecna Robotics to present, attend ProMat and Automate 2019 in Chicago

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Visit booth #S4583 to learn about workflow automation and robotics

Vecna Robotics, a leader in the automated material handling industry, will both attend and present at two industry events, ProMat and Automate 2019, which will be co-located at Chicago’s McCormick Place, from April 8-11. The ProMat expo is the largest for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North and South America. The Automate expo offers a broad overview of the entire automation industry.

Vecna will be displaying a wide range of vehicles, including its autonomous Tugger and Pallet Jack at ProMat booth #S4583. Vecna executives, including Chief Innovation Officer Daniel Theobald, and VP of Sales John Hayes, will present the following:

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ProMat, April 8 at 11:15 AM, Theater B

Hayes presentation is sponsored by MHI and will be co-presented with Tom Kaminski, VP of Mobile Automation at Dematic. Their presentation will utilize real-life use-cases to demonstrate how AGV technology can be integrated to yield optimal results. The presentation will also include a rationale for the types of AGVs used as well as other application specific information pertinent to the system.

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ProMat, April 8 at 4:00 PM, RoboBusiness Theater – Emerging Technology Solution Center

This presentation, delivered by Theobald is sponsored by RoboBusiness, extracts over two decades of robotics and industry experience to explain how the most forefront adopters of automation are integrating new technologies and optimizing workflows. He will share how Vecna is re-engineering workflow automation to maximize the best possible productivity and throughput rates.

Fireside Chat with Autonomy Ventures

Automate, April 10 at 1:00 PM, Show Floor

Theobald will sit down with Oliver Mitchell, Founding Partner of Autonomy Ventures, to discuss how he started Vecna more than 20 years ago. The discussion will also focus on the future of the robotics industry. This event is sponsored by RIA and MassRobotics.

The Collective Workflow: Benefits of the human, robot and AI Integration

Automate, April 11 at 11:00 AM

Theobald will present on the importance of combining the individual strengths of humans and robots in sustainable workflows. It will also introduce the concepts that drive the world’s first AI-based orchestration engine to manage operational resources and monitor equipment. He will share insights on how robots can empower humanity to do more productive and fulfilling work.

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About Vecna Robotics

Vecna Robotics delivers Automated Material Handling, Hybrid-Fulfillment, and Workflow Optimization solutions featuring self-driving vehicles driven by a learning Autonomy Stack. Their solutions are delivering value to customers in the distribution, warehousing, and manufacturing sectors. Vecna Robotics’ unique orchestration engine technology,, allows diverse robot types and humans to work together seamlessly and to flexibly yield an adaptive business solution, capable of meeting the increasingly unpredictable market needs.


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