March, 2011: Two international robot shows on the same day
Hard choice: Expo and conference on vision, motion and automation with an expected crowd of 35,000 or Lyon, France (!), half the size expo and conference, but a focus on service and future robotics for domestic, educational, leisure, safety and personal assistance. Tough call
Automate 2011 (formerly the Intl Robots, Vision & Motion Control Show, with 42nd ISR conference, will be held in Chicago, March 21-24.
INNO-ROBO Service Robotics Innovation Sumit and Expo, with three conference partners, RoboLift, EMM and Robot Market Focus, will be held in Lyon, France, March 23-25.