The online event will be offered to attendees free-of-charge and runs May 18-22. Registration is open, and attendees will have the opportunity to listen to the four keynotes plus 30 more sessions delivered by industry experts.
“The timing of AIA Vision Week couldn’t be better,” said Dave Spaulding, AIA Vision Week Executive Roundtable panellist and president of Smart Vision Lights.
“As we all look forward to the new normal in the automation industry, there are certainly a lot of questions regarding what this will look like for our businesses and the industry as a whole. I believe this will create new opportunities for those that are able to shift quickly through innovation and new partnerships. The way we used to go about our business is changing and will continue to do so.”
Expert Keynote Speakers
Innovative Machine Vision Applications at Procter & Gamble
Mark Lewandowski, Robotics Innovation Technical Section Head, Procter & Gamble
Lewandowski will discuss how the global manufacturing giant is leveraging machine vision and machine learning technologies in its latest application, and what advances P&G sees on the horizon. (11:30 a.m. ET, Monday, May 18)
Decoding Mixed Reality for Enterprise
Rajat Gupta, Director, Business Development – AI and MR, Microsoft Corp.
The goal of this presentation is to inform the audience of the applicability and current state of Mixed Reality technologies in the enterprise. As companies make digital transformation decisions as part of cyclic industrial evolution and macro-economic indicators such as COVID-19, it is imperative to balance immediate deployment of new technologies with planning for the future. (11:30 a.m. ET, Tuesday, May 19)
Panel: Vision Standards Update – Hardware Interface Standards
Learn about the latest updates in vision industry standards. Standards discussed will include: GigE Vision, USB3 Vision, Camera Link, Camera Link HS and CoaXPress. (9:45 a.m. ET, Wednesday, May 20)
Moderator: Bob McCurrach, AIA Director of Standards Development, Association for Advancing Automation
Friedrich Dierks, GenICam Chair and Director Research and Development, Basler
Eric Bourbonnais, GigE Vision Chair and Software Design Leader, Teledyne Imaging
Eric Gross, USB3 Vision Chair and Senior Engineer, National Instruments
Mike Miethig, Camera Link HS Chair and Technical Manager, Teledyne Imaging
Chris Beynon, CoaXPress Chair and CTO, Active Silicon
Panel: The State of the Vision Industry Executive Roundtable
Join us as we interview leading executives on the current state of the machine vision industry and the opportunities and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask these executives questions during the live discussions. (11:30 a.m. ET, Wednesday, May 20)
Moderator: Alex Shikany, AIA/A3 Vice President
- Samuel P. Sadoulet, President and Chief Operating Officer, Edmund Optics
- Steve Wardell, Director of Imaging, ATS Automation and chair of AIA Board of Directors
- Dave Spaulding, President, Smart Vision Lights
- Dr. Dietmar Ley, CEO, Basler
“The opportunity to share experiences during these challenging times is critical to the development of our industry,” said Samuel P. Sadoulet, president and COO of Edmund Optics and AIA Vision Week Executive Roundtable Panellist.
“The situation has forced many companies to innovate their business, hopefully creating stronger organisations for the future.”
Five Virtual Session Tracks
These keynote sessions will compliment a full schedule of content featuring industry leaders and innovators. Each day features a different theme related to vision and imaging. The tracks include:
- Getting Started with Vision, Monday, May 18
- Advances in Machine Vision Integration & Applications, Tuesday, May 19
- Vision & Medical Applications, Wednesday, May 20
- AI & Machine Learning in Vision, Thursday, May 21
- Vision & Robotics, Friday, May 22
View the full agenda here.
Vision Products Showcase
Attendees will be able to access more than 100 participating companies. Companies will feature their latest product innovations in the showcase. Attendees can connect with key suppliers and access videos, product specific downloads and learn about the companies.