"WeAreCobots," the collaborative virtual exhibition and conference created by Universal Robots, will be held from June 16-18, 2020. The event will target a European audience, offering keynotes on automation trends, product news, and demonstrations hosted in five languages.
The company says it is breaking new ground by offering a virtual event as Europe’s trade fairs are drastically altered by the coronavirus epidemic. From 10am-4pm CET on June 16-18, visitors can attend WeAreCobots free of charge.
Attendees across all industries are invited to learn, browse the online vendor booths and participate in talks with leading experts of collaborative robotics. In April, Universal Robotics launched a similar online event in Germany - the first of it's kind. In June, the WeAreCobots event will launch across Europe, with offerings in French, Italian, Spanish, German and English.
The exhibition is expected to host 30 different booths and 50 keynote speeches by robotics experts. Live demonstrations of innovative robotics applications will
The expo will also have tracks with live demonstrations of innovative automation applications such as packaging and palletizing, sanding & polishing, machine tending, and screwdriving. All the talks will be available in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.
Across more than 30 virtual exhibition booths, visitors can engage in 1-to-1-conversations with UR experts as well as UR+ partners. Furthermore, they can participate in live demos of UR cobots and applications.
“At Universal Robots," says Jürgen von Hollen, president of Universal Robots,
it has always been our aim to think out of the box and be very solution-oriented even when the challenge seems overwhelming." To him, the virtual robots fair "...is a great new way to engage with anyone who is interested in learning more about the world of automation."
While Von Hollen notes that the challenges of disrupted manufacturing supply chains and social distancing make it difficult to ensure safety and productivity, Von Hollen says that “We are very excited to offer this unique, engaging virtual space where attendees can experience all the ways collaborative automation can address these challenges.”