Agenda

Agenda

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
A3 Golf Outing
Waldorf Astoria Golf Club
Optional Activity – additional fee is required
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Registration Open
6:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Welcome
6:15 PM – 7:00 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Robots, AI, and the World of Tomorrow
Byron Reese
Agenda - Byron Reese In this new talk prepared just for the Association for Advancing Automation, Byron Reese will explore the future that technology will soon bring about. Decidedly optimistic, Reese paints the picture of a world in which data gathered by sensors powers artificial intelligence to improve the lives of everyone on the planet. Drawing from history and the long arc of human civilization, Reese tells the story of our species as one that has clawed its way from barbarism and ignorance, and is about to enter an age of abundance and long lives for everyone. Reese is no Pollyanna, and will address in detail how the challenges we presently face will be overcome.

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7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Welcome Receptions
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
6:30 AM – 7:00 AM
A3 Wellness Run/Walk
(1 Mile Loop around property)
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration Open & Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM
KEYNOTE SESSION
The Trust Edge
David Horsager, Trust Edge Leadership Institute
Agenda - David Horsager Trust is a fundamental, bottom line issue. Without it, leaders lose teams, salespeople lose sales, and organizations lose reputation, retention of good people, relationships and revenue. But with trust, individuals and organizations enjoy greater creativity, productivity, freedom and results. Through David’s industry leading research The Trust Outlook™ and firsthand experience working with the world’s highest performing organizations, David reveals how top leaders and organizations drive business results to become the most trusted in their industry.

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10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Networking Break
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Global 2020 Economic Outlook & Forecast
Alan Beaulieu, ITR Economics
Agenda - Alan Beaulieu One of the country’s most informed economists, Alan has been providing workshops and economic analysis seminars in countries across the world to literally thousands of business owners and executives for the last 25 years.

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12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Group Networking Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
2020 Automation Market Update
Alex Shikany, Association for Advancing Automation
Agenda - Alex Shikany Alex Shikany is the Vice President of AIA, part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). In his position, he researches and reports statistics for the global robotics, machine vision, and motion control markets.
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2:15 PM – 2:25 PM
Move to Breakouts
2:25 PM – 2:40 PM
AIAJBreakout
AIA Association Update
RIA Breakout
RIA Association Update
MCMA Breakout
MCMA Association Update
2:40 PM – 2:45 PM
Break
2:45 PM – 3:25 PM
AIAJBreakout
RIA Breakout
MCMA Breakout
3:25 PM – 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 PM – 4:10 PM
AIAJBreakout
RIA Breakout
MCMA Breakout
4:10 PM – 4:15 PM
Return to General Session
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
The Sky is Not The Limit: Lessons From A Year In Space
Captain Scott Kelly
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Networking Party
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Registration Open & Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Everyday Innovation
Josh Linkner, 5x Tech Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Change Agent
Fresh approaches to growth, change, and transformation

Innovation isn’t limited to engineers in lab coats or the C-suite executives. In this inspiring, thought-provoking address, tech entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author Josh Linkner dispels the myths around innovation, offering five actionable steps you can take to make innovation a daily habit. In doing so, he demonstrates how innovation can be an accessible, everyday part of your business. Energizing, actionable, and hysterically funny, audience members will emerge with a fresh perspective on driving the principles of innovation directly into their daily work.

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9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Session Title TBD
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KEYNOTE SESSION
Session Title TBD
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
Closing Message

*Agenda is subject to change

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