Motion, Drive and Automation Conference

Conference Date: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Motion, Drive & Automation Conference 2014

On Sept. 9 at MDA and IMTS, the 2nd MDA Conference will once again bring industry experts in order to discuss best practices in motion control, power transmission and fluid power. Helping manufacturing professionals to increase efficiency and productivity, this year’s program will cover industrial communications, robotic control, guidance and inspection, linear actuators, 3D printing and 3D machining.

The MDA Conference is co-organized by GIE Media and Hannover Fairs USA, the US office of the organizer of the world’s largest manufacturing technology tradeshow HANNOVER MESSE.


Registration for the Motion, Drive and Automation Conference is now open.

Conference Pricing

  Pass Package Standard Pricing  
  MDA only $250  
  MDA and GAMS $450  
  MDA/ GAMS / IMTS $650  



  9:00 a.m.

Trends in Industrial Communications for the Factory of the Future
Sercos International e.V., Sussen, Germany
Peter Lutz, Managing Director

  10:00 a.m.

Practical Application of 3D Machine Vision in Robotic Guidance, Motion and Inspection
Fanuc America Corp.
David L. Dechow, Staff Engineer

  11:00 a.m.

Best Practices for Specifying Linear Actuators
Rollon Corp.
Bob Ward, Product Manager.

  12:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

  1:15 p.m.

Integrated Robotic Control into Machine Controllers
Beckhoff Automation LLC
Matt Lecheler, Motion Specialist

  2:15 p.m.

“Function Integration” – How It Saves Time While Increasing Productivity
Festo Corp.
Sean O’Grady, Product Manager

  3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Inertially Optimized Motion Control System Drives New 3D Printer
Mike Everman, Founder and CEO


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Conference Contact

Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.
Lloyd Guiang