Automation Fair® At Home

November 16–20, 2020

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Join us for a new world-class experience showcasing the power and value of our IT/OT expertise

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November 16-20, 2020

The Automation Fair® At Home experience will feature the newest solutions and innovations, the opportunity to interact with technology experts and executives, participate in engaging hands-on labs, training sessions, industry focused forums, and keynote presentations, and network with leading professionals in the field.

Automation Fair At Home is free to attend, but registration is required.  

Register to Attend Automation Fair At Home

Discover Your Next Innovations

The Automation Fair® At Home virtual exhibits will showcase the newest products, solutions and services. Experience the latest innovations first-hand and talk to solution experts from Rockwell Automation and members of the PartnerNetwork™ companies.



The Rockwell Automation Experience

We completely reimagined our Automation Fair exhibits to bring you an experience that is safe, engaging and informative. From the comfort of your own space, you will be able to experience our latest innovations in the newly designed Digital Engineering Hall, Digital Thread Experience and the Products & Technology Showcase.

Explore the Rockwell Automation Experience
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Find Your Next Solutions

Explore the newest innovations, solutions and services from Rockwell Automation and members of our PartnerNetworkTM. Preview the New Products and Solutions Showcase! 

Visit the Partner Showcase

Automation Fair At Home is proud to host interactive virtual exhibit halls featuring more than 65 leading companies from our PartnerNetwork. Tour the exhibits and engage in conversation with the technology experts during the event. 

Industry Next

Join us for these Industry Forums and additional industry-specific sessions, exhibitors and more 

We’re living in unprecedented times. The pace of change is fast and furious and companies across the globe are stepping up in unique ways to better serve their customers. Join us for 60-minute moderated panel discussions where leaders from your industry will discuss how they are defining, transforming, and innovating their next.

Automation Fair At Home will feature the following ten industry forums. In addition, we put together a listing of industry-specific sessions, must see exhibits and new solutions being featured during the event. Check out all the offerings for your industry!


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Industry Forum
Automotive and Tire

MES and the Digital Launch: Challenges and Opportunities during Unprecedented Times

Thursday, November 19, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Industry Forum

Adapting to the New Normal by Digitalizing Your Chemical Operations

Wednesday, November 18, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (CDT)

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Food and Beverage

Setting the Course for Digital Manufacturing in Food and Beverage

Tuesday, November 17, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Life Sciences

Accelerating Time to Value with Life Sciences Digital Transformation Strategies

Monday, November 16, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Changing Times, Evolving Technology and Emerging Opportunities: What's Next for the Metals Industry

Thursday, November 19, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Innovation in Turbulent Times: What's Next for the Mining Industry

Thursday, November 19, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (CDT)

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Industry Forum

Ready or Not, the Remote OEM Future is Here

Monday, November 16, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Oil and Gas

Oil and Gas Operations: Digital Automation Trends for Improved Operational Efficiency

Tuesday, November 17, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Power and Energy

Efficient and Cost-Effective Power and Energy Solutions

Tuesday, November 17, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)

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Water Wastewater

The Next in Digital Transformation for the Water Industry

Wednesday, November 18, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (CDT)

Training and Inspiration

The Automation Fair® At Home experience offers hands-on training sessions and thought-provoking presentations to help you conquer your industry challenges. These sessions are presented by experts from Rockwell Automation, our PartnerNetwork™ members, and forward-thinking professionals. Learn how they can improve your expertise and skillset.  

View all the Automation Fair At Home sessions

The online session catalog offers you the capability to search for sessions by type, industry, company presenting and job persona. You may also add helpful reminders to your personal calendar using the "add to calendar" function. 

Browse the Session Catalog

Or you may download the Session Guide (pdf)


Helpful session information: 

  • Sessions are posted in Central Daylight Time. 
  • Sessions will be available on-demand after the event until June 2021. 
  • Session registration is required for hands-on labs. 
  • Hands-on labs registration is available through the event registration process. 


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Bold Conversations

It’s no secret that inclusion and diversity are good for business. But how do you create a sustainable culture change to maximize your employees’ potential and your bottom line?

Our Bold Conversations on Inclusion & Diversity sessions will feature a variety of thought-leaders discussing how culture, community outreach, supplier diversity and a focus on talent can impact your business.

Bring your questions and your curiosity. We can’t promise easy answers, but we will promise authentic discussion.

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DX Strategists

Now, more than ever, innovation, creativity and agility are paramount for industry. In the DX Strategists track presentations, we want to inspire innovation through shared experiences and community development. We’re bringing together visionaries in industrial digital transformation at this new world-class experience to showcase the power and value of our IT/OT expertise.

Join this elite community of digital pioneers and…

  • Learn how to drive measurable business outcomes by hearing from industry leaders in interactive discussions
  • See how you can take advantage of the new business models being discovered through the use of emerging technologies
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Hands-on Labs

Get hands-on experience with the latest technology and product enhancements. These interactive training labs cover the portfolio of products from Allen Bradley, Rockwell Software, and products offered by our PartnerNetwork members.

Hands-on labs will be offered daily, focused on the newest hardware and software technologies.

Hands-on labs are reserved for customers and are limited to two labs per person.

Registration for labs is required and cost $99 per lab. 

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The Perspectives keynote presentations will feature executive leadership, Partners and industry experts sharing their thoughts, visions, strategies and real-life business experiences that are driving information technology/operational technology convergence to deliver the Connected Enterprise.

Join us Monday through Wednesday during Automation Fair At Home for these exclusive talks.

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Process Solutions User Group

Digital transformation is rapidly changing multiple process industries and the platforms as we know it. Success requires seamless and secure connectivity between the equipment and the enterprise, as well as the ability to contextualize and analyze the wealth of data available from all levels of the control system.

The Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) track will showcase how Rockwell Automation® is leveraging input from its users to help drive our latest releases of the PlantPAx® DCS, Batch, and supporting process solutions. The PSUG track will include the follow sessions:

  • Ask the experts
  • Customer sessions
  • Hands-on labs
  • Keynote presentations
  • Technical sessions
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Product and Technology Sessions

Join us to hear from Rockwell Automation and our PartnerNetwork™ to learn how you can deliver and move to your next. These sessions will cover how the latest products, technologies, solutions and services can take your operations to meet the manufacturing environment today, tomorrow and the future.  

2019 Event information and resources

PDH Certificates

Download your Professional Development Hour Certificates for the sessions you attended.

Session presentation materials

Session presentations are available for download via the Events ROK mobile app and desktop portal. Please note, not all sessions will have materials available and some may be added at a later date.

Download the 2019 complete list of exhibitors