The MCA Business Conference brings together top executives from motion control industries. The event features insightful talks and outstanding networking opportunities, all in the beautiful surroundings of Buena Vista Palace, located in the heart of downtown Disney. 

The Business Conference will be co-located for the first time with the AIA Business Conference and the RIA Robotics Industry Forum. Combined, these events will attract some 250 industry leaders from the robotics, machine vision, and motion control industries. Among the featured topics and speakers already confirmed are: 

  • The Global Economic Outlook – Chris Thornberg, Beacon Economics, one of America’s most insightful economists 
  • Technology Integration of Man – Scott Klososky (one of America’s most dynamic speakers and trend analysts) 
  • Technology Trends and a Revolution in As Yet Un-Automated Manufacturing – Rodney Brooks (one of the world’s leading robotics researchers and entrepreneurs)
  • Business Applications of Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) – James Spellos, Meeting U (a leader in helping companies profit from these new innovations) 
  • A New Robotics Roadmap for the United States – Henrik Christensen, Georgia Tech (Henrik led the team that wrote the roadmap!) 
  • New Opportunities for Automation in Renewable & Alternative Energy Industries – Mark Senti, Advanced Magnet Lab (a robotics industry veteran who is on the leading edge of this new growth market) 
  • Motion Control Statistics & Trends – Paul Kellett, MCA 
  • Panel Discussion on Supplier-Distributor Relationship – executives at Minarik, Danaher, and Parker Hannifin, among others, will discuss key issues.

The MCA Business Conference is presented by the Motion Control Association (MCA), the world's leading motion control trade group. You must be a paid member of the Motion Control Association in order to attend the MCA Business Conference.  Membership is inexpensive and will virtually pay for itself by helping you find new customers!  If your company isn't a member of MCA yet, click here for full membership details, including an online application!

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Click here to see a current list of attendees.  Register today to join these industry leaders at this important networking event.

Housing Information
Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa
1900 Lake Buena Vista Drive
Buena Vista, Florida
Reservations: 1-866-397-6429
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Be sure to request the Motion Control Association room block rate of $199 per night + tax.

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