The Motor & Motion Association (SMMA) is hosting its 2003 Fall Technical Conference—"New Technologies for the Motors & Drives Industry"—from Nov. 5 to 7 in Nashville, TN. For details on the presentations (lineup will be finalized this month) and the event, go to SMMA's homepage at www.smma.org or visit the event's website at www.smma.org/fallconf_overview.html.
A new white paper by the Association for Advancing Automation says that increases in industrial robot shipments correlates positively with increases in US job growth based on Bureau of Labor statistics. The result could be new types of manufacturing and engineering jobs.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.