MCA Business Conference
January 19-21, 2011
Disney's Boardwalk Resort
Orlando, Florida  USA

Registration must be done on-site

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 Disney's BoardWalk Resort. 

The Business Conference will be co-located for the second year with the AIA Business Conference and the RIA Robotics Industry Forum. Combined, these events will attract some 300 industry leaders from the robotics, machine vision, and motion control industries. Among the featured topics and speakers already confirmed are: 

  • The Outlook for the Global Economy Lakshman Achuthan, ECRI 
  • Creating the Future – Dr. Peter Diamandis, XPrize Foundation 
  • Global Opportunities for Advanced Manufacturing – Victor Swint, Rockwell Automation  
  • New Opportunities for Automation in Warehousing & Logistics – Tom Bonkenburg, St. Onge Company 
  • The Innovation Cycle Dick Morley, RMI
  • Integration of Motion & Vision – Representatives from Adept Technology, CAMOTION, Cognex and National Instruments
  • Mechatronics Tools for Multidisciplinary Design of Motion Control Systems – Dr. Razvan Panaitescu, Siemens 
  • Panel Discussion on Supplier-Distributor Relationship – executives at Minarik, Yaskawa, Cross Automation and Parker Hannifin, among others, will discuss key issues.
  • Functional Safety Requirements: What You Need to Know about SIL 1-4 Levels – Ere Jaaskelainen, ABB

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!

Attendee Information

Business Conference Agenda
Click here for a printable .pdf version

Registration must be done on-site Pre-Registration List

Housing Information

Disney's BoardWalk Inn Resort
2101 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Reservations: 407/934-3372
Hotel Website
Click here for discounted Disney Park tickets for registrants

Be sure to request the Automated Imaging Association room block special rate of $189 per night plus tax. Use Group Code #G0564170.

Disney's BoardWalk Inn - MCA Business Conference

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