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1) I need to add automation. So, now what?
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Emerging Technologies & Sustainability Theater Sponsor Locus Robotics

Surprisingly, many warehouses around the world still function without any form of automation. However, this is changing dramatically as effective and affordable robotics makes adding automation easier. But how do you know what type is right for your operation, your workflows, and what should you know ...

2) Making an ROI Business Case for Voice Technology in 2023
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater A Sponsor EPG (Ehrhardt Partner Group)

Incorporating voice picking technology into warehouse management processes is indisputably beneficial — but many organizations encounter the challenge of clearly communicating the business case and ROI that derails their project before it gets off the ground. This session tackles those challenges head ...

3) Maximizing Flexible Automation Benefits
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater C Sponsor VARGO

Join industry experts from worldwide clothing retailer, GAP, Inc., Vargo and OPEX and as they discuss how they incrementally implemented automation into their fulfillment network. This session will cover the why, as well as, the what and how automation was incorporated into their existing operations ...

4) Busting Myths: The Auto ID Episode
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater E Sponsor SICK

Evolving technology, the Internet of Things, and continuous innovation make for some pretty impressive developments in the industrial automation space. It also makes for an impressively swirly rumor mill. What's actually possible, or just downright sensationalized? On the other hand, what components ...

5) Extending the Life of Your Existing Facility
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater G Sponsor SDI

In this presentation you will learn about how, by considering new technologies and changing your mindset, you can leverage existing assets and save money. You will discover the hidden value your existing building has to offer and learn to utilize it completely.

6) SMA (Storage Manufacturers Association) of MHI presents: The New SMA Standards and S-Mark Certification Program along with best practices that can help mitigate risk
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Monday, March 20
Location Theater I Sponsor MHI

With an increased industry focus on ecommerce, microfulfilment and last-mile delivery, shelving and work platforms have become a crucial part of efficient facility operations. The new SMA standards highlight best practices, are a key component to ensuring safety, and will help you prepare your facility ...

7) Adopting Automation: Why Autonomous Only Robots Aren’t Always Your Best Bet
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Emerging Technologies & Sustainability Theater Sponsor Third Wave Automation

Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) have exploded onto the scene in the past 10 years but the technology is far from being what most solution providers will admit. Shared Autonomy bridges the gap and gives you the fastest, most flexible solution that you can implement right now. Autonomous, remote or manual- ...

8) The Perfect Match: Critical Relationships of Mobile Automation and Storage Systems
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater A Sponsor Advanced Intralogistics, A Shoppa's Company

Everyone wants automation, but what is the necessary infrastructure needed to make it happen? Too often, infrastructure and small details get overlooked or neglected, as there is too much attention given to the “shiny new objects” rather than consideration for all that is needed to make a system successful. AGVs ...

9) How to Handle Small Parcels
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater C Sponsor Fives Intralogistics Corp.

The industry's Material to be Handled (MTBH) has changed and continues to adjust based on consumers' online buying behavior. The need to handle smaller, thinner and lighter products has vastly increased. How do you automatically sort these non-conveyable items? Join us as we discuss the challenges ...

10) Warehouse Piece-picking Robots 201: How picking robots resolve your labor challenges
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater E Sponsor RightHand Robotics, Inc.

The labor challenges are real. And warehouse robotics are not all hype. There are many types of robots just waiting to work in your warehouse. But will a piece-picking robot make sense for your business? In this seminar, we will cover the basics regarding picking robots and the jobs they can perform ...

11) Don’t miss out: Key opportunities for automation with AI Robotics
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater F Sponsor Covariant

AI-powered robots are here! For piece-picking applications in warehouses, robots powered by AI are leading the way in the recent wave of automation in warehouses. With rising costs and low availability of labor, the next generation of robots, powered by AI, help handle the dynamic and unpredictable market ...

12) ASRS (Automated Storage/Retrieval Systems) of MHI presents: Reality Check: How ASRS Assists in the Digitization of the Supply Chain
Starts 1:30 PM Ends 2:15 PM Date Tuesday, March 21
Location Theater G Sponsor MHI

Panel Discussion: The fragility of many supply chains was brutally exposed during the outbreak of the pandemic: poor visibility, lack of information, lengthy lead times, missing inventory, lack of manpower, over corrections, and the list goes on. Some companies fared much better than others, thanks to ...