Best Robotics Conferences to Attend For The Rest Of 2022

In 2022, the robotics industry’s been busy with a strong comeback to in-person events, showing off the major advancements companies have been working on. Although we’re already halfway through the year, there’s still time to attend conferences to learn where robotics is headed and meet with key players in the industry. Check out the top robotics conferences to add to your calendar before 2023. 


Intelligent Automation Week

If you’re seeking to understand how automation is impacting a wide variety of industries, Intelligent Automation Week is the place to be. Although it’s coming up fast, there’s still time to register, and good reasons to attend. From keynote sessions with top automation executives to  workshops and exhibitors, attendees get to network with key decision-makers from large brands… hint: last years list included automation leaders from Spotify, Uber, Wells Fargo, and more. 

July 27-29, Chicago, IL 


International Manufacturing Technology Show

As one of the largest and longest industry tradeshows, IMTS is held in Chicago, Illinois from September 12-17 and showcases new manufacturing technology from all over the world, specifically in robotics. Over 15,000 manufacturing technologies are showcased, and with 5 days to peruse technologies or exhibit your product, this conference is sure to be productive for any robotics company currently in or seeking to break into the manufacturing industry. 

September 12-17, Chicago, IL


Autonomous Mobile Robots & Logistics Conference

AMRs are projected to experience rapid growth by 2025, signaling it’s an important time to focus on this area of robotics and the opportunities it offers. This event is co-located with The Vision Show, Hosted by the Association For Advancing Automation, this conference will reveal the exciting advancements happening with AMRs and host leading industry experts. With a record number of attendees (655) participating in 2021, this year’s conference is sure to be even larger as the use of AMRs gains velocity. 

Oct. 11-13, Boston, MA


RoBoBusiness 2022

The RoBoBusiness Conference & Expo, held in Santa Clara, California, is an international event that brings together members of the robotics, automation, and intelligence industries. A forum for the global robotics community, attendees will have the ability to network with peers, exchange best practices, and learn about new opportunities for companies actively using or seeking to adopt robotics, in addition to investors.

Oct. 19- Oct.22, Santa Clara, CA


ROSCon 2022

Interested in learning more about the ROS community? Visit ROSCon, held specifically for developers, held in Kyoto, Japan this year. The event is open to every experience level from beginner to expert, and those attending with have the chance to see new developments, tools, and tutorials in short, 10-30 minute presentations.

October 19-21, Kyoto, Japan


The Formant team has been out and about recently- if you missed any, check out our recaps of where we’ve been in 2022: Automate (Detroit), ICRA (Philadelphia), and RSE (Boston). 

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