November 16, 2023

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Schedule of Events

Doors Open at 9am, Event Concludes at 6pm

Main Stage Programming

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Pittsburgh Robotics Press Event

Hear from regional and government leaders about the opportunities presented by  Pittsburgh's position as an internationally recognized powerhouse in robotics and AI.

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Humans Behind the Robots

The Humans Behind the Robots is a series of panels and presentations designed to help you better understand what it’s like to work and interact with robots in the workplace. Hear from a variety of employees in the region who work with autonomous vehicles, advanced manufacturing, inspection robots and more!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Robotics Factory Startup Showcase

Be among the first to hear the latest updates from the six robotics startups selected for the inaugural Robotics Factory - Accelerate Program cohort as they pitch from the main stage.

Robotics and Tech Happy Hour

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Robotics & Tech Happy Hour

Join a fun and casual networking reception tailored to technology professionals to build meaningful connections and get more engaged with the robotics, automation and tech ecosystem. Enjoy a cocktail style reception with cash bar, as well as fantastic connections and conversations with others in our region's robotics community.


Sponsored by

Networking Lounge

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Networking Lounge
A meeting spot to connect with like minded professionals, build meaningful connections and get engaged with the robotics community.


Presented by

Exhibitor Zones

Robotics Zone

Experience everything from autonomous vehicles to humanoids and from drones to underground inspection bots, all being invented and developed by the 100+ robotics companies in the Pittsburgh region. Meet the humans behind these innovations and view immersive demonstrations to better understand the purpose and potential of these technologies.

Career Pathways Zone

Interested in a career working with robotics? Our Career Pathways Zone is designed to help you navigate the various training and educational resources offered in the region. Find out why the world’s best tech talent comes to, and comes from, Pittsburgh.

Community Zone

Our region’s world-leading robotics cluster is the result of strong partnerships and collaboration. Explore the non-profit organizations, business development resources, and STEM partners that elevate our ecosystem and make Pittsburgh a recognized leader in robotics, automation and AI.

Manufacturing Zone

Delve into Pittsburgh's advanced manufacturing excellence through demonstrations of state-of-the-art capabilities and innovations. From additive manufacturing to next generation production techniques, discover how Pittsburgh-area manufacturers are both making use of and shaping world-changing robotics and automation.

Robotics Zone Exhibitors

Advanced Construction Robotics

Advanced Construction Robotics is a leading provider of modern construction equipment including TyBOT and IronBOT.

ADVANCED Motion Controls

ADVANCED Motion Controls (AMC) designs, manufactures and supplies high performance servo drives and motor controllers.


Aethon has innovated robust mobile robotic solutions extensively utilized in healthcare and hospitality worldwide.

Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics amplifies workforce productivity and solves some of the hardest-to-automate tasks in warehouses and manufacturing facilities.

Allvision IO

Allvision make high definition maps and GIS databases.


Underwater intelligence at your fingertips through autonomous robotics.

ARIN Technologies

Improving safety and productivity around forklifts using RTLS technologies.


Astrobotic is developing space robotics technology for lunar and planetary missions


Aurora provides self-driving technology for safe, accessible, and efficient transportation.

Main Street Autonomy

Main Street Autonomy

Main Street Autonomy sells software that makes robots work.

Balanced Engineering

Balanced Engineering focuses on advanced automation, electrification, and safety solutions for off-road manufacturers.

Bally Design

Bally Design applies a human-centered approach to industrial and user interface design to help companies create and enhance new and existing products.

BEA Sensors

BEA Sensors manufactures sensors for robotics & automation.

BirdBrain Technologies

BirdBrain Technologies' mission is to inspire deep and joyful learning in all students through creative robotics.

Bloomfield Robotics

Bloomfield assesses the health and performance of every plant and everything on it.

CapSen Robotics

CapSen Robotics offers advanced 3D vision and motion planning software for industrial robot automation.

Carnegie Mellon University

CMU is a global leader in robotics research and education, serving as an innovation hub that has significantly contributed to Pittsburgh's reputation as the Robotics Capital of the World.

Carnegie Robotics

Off-road autonomy provider and producer of military-grade stereo cameras and sensors to power autonomy.


Caterpillar has combined decades of equipment experience with knowledge from the industry’s best autonomy experts.

Cell X Technologies

Intelligent Cell Processing to industrialize process development and manufacturing of stem cell therapeutics

Concurrent EDA

Concurrent EDA turns algorithms into electronics at gigabits/second speeds with a focus on high-speed image and network processing.


Daedalus researchers, designers, and engineers work with clients to create products and interfaces people can depend on.

Digital Dream Labs

Technology company that develops personalized AI robotics.


EKTO VR is fulfilling the sci-fi promise of virtual reality with revolutionary immersion-enhancing products starting with our EKTO Voyager boots.

Elmo Motion Control

Elmo offers the world's best-in-class motion control technology for any application.

ESTAT Actuation

ESTAT makes robots safer, more efficient, and more effective, using world-best clutch hardware that performs 10x better than conventional versions.


Eye-bot specializes in large-scale, 3D reality modeling.

Finish Robotics

Finish Robotics provides a mobile construction robotics platform.

Four Growers

Automated harvesting with plant analytics. We're creating next-generation farming technologies through robotics that will change the world.

Gather AI

Gather AI is the market leader in drone-powered inventory monitoring.

Gecko Robotics

Gecko's industrial clients eliminate downtime, reduce costs, and optimize fixed assets through a blend of robotics, software, and services.

Grasp Robotics

Grasp Robotics is developing a robotic muscle with the capabilities of human muscle for use in prosthetic/robotic hands, exoskeletons, and humanoids.

HEBI Robotics

HEBI Robotics produces hardware & software tools that make it possible to quickly create capable & robust custom robots.


Hellbender is a product engineering and manufacturing company specializing in AI ready cameras and perception systems.


Humotech provides a wearable robotic emulation platform to accelerate innovation in prosthetics, exoskeletons, and more.


Intel FPGA provides unmatched performance and flexibility on your robotics system.

KEF Robotics

Aerial autonomy for aircraft.


Leaficient gives plants the exact light they need, when they need it, to minimize wasted energy and drive predictable increases in yield and quality.


MIT-PITT-RW's mission is to be the center for applying autonomous vehicle technology across our partner schools and to create and implement cutting edge technology in the AV field.

Moonshot Museum

Moonshot Museum invites you to explore what's now and what's next in robotic lunar exploration, and to find your place in the future of space.


Motional is a driverless technology company developing fully autonomous vehicles for ride-hail and delivery applications.

National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)

NREC develops and matures robotics technologies and solutions from concept to commercialization.

Near Earth Autonomy

Near Earth Autonomy’s systems enable autonomous flight for aerial cargo delivery and inspection applications in the commercial and defense sectors.


Neuraville developes enabling technologies for enhanced robot perception and cognition.

Neya Systems

Neya offers a full suite of off-road autonomy solutions, including advanced perception, navigation, cybersecurity, and mission planning.

Pittsburgh Robotics Network

The Pittsburgh Robotics Network represents the 110+ companies and leaders who make up the Pittsburgh world-leading robotics ecosystem.

Powell Electronics

Powell Electronics is your solutions partner for high reliability, harsh environment connector and IoT design, manufacturing and supply chain.


RealBotics, Inc. is a tele-robotics company connecting devices and machines to humans through the internet.

RedZone Robotics

RedZone Robotics provides advanced pipeline assessment.

Robotics Factory

The Robotics Factory is an initiative dedicated to creating, accelerating, and growing robotics companies in the Pittsburgh region.

Regal Rexnord

Regal Rexnord is a manufacturer of Modsort diverters.


Seegrid combines autonomous mobile robots and software to automate material flow for the largest brands in manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics.

SKA Custom Robots and Machines

SKA Custom Robots & Machines is a lean, fast-moving, and solution-oriented contract engineering firm specializing in robotics.


Spyrosoft Synergy is publicly listed company that helps you to scale robotic software by building teams with extended competences.

TDK Qeexo

Qeexo develops machine learning solutions that generate actionable insights from sensor data at the edge.

Thoro builds the software, hardware, cloud infrastructure and UX to enable industrial equipment to work without supervision or intervention.

Titan Robotics

TITAN pushes the boundaries of state-of-the-art technologies to deliver flexible intelligent robotic solutions. is an autonomy tech startup working to make streets safer for all through Copilot, smart bike tech to give you eyes in the back of you bike.


Voaige creates AI vision software for robots.


Woolpert is an international AEG firm of more than 1,900 talented professionals.

412 Ability Tech

412 Ability Tech is reinventing Pittsburgh as the most accommodating and empowering city for individuals with disabilities, fueling innovation, and fostering inclusivity.

412x972 Pittsburgh Israel Innovation

412x972 helps cross-pollinate the Israeli & PGH robotics ecosystems.

Career Pathways Zone Exhibitors

Advanced Technology Center / Westmoreland

Westmoreland County Community College's Advanced Technology Center (ATC) offers state-of-the-art labs and classrooms for a variety of careers in manufacturing, including robotics and other technically oriented areas.

Allegheny Educational Systems

We provide educational technology solutions to right skill the future.

ARM Institute

Allvision make high definition maps and GIS databases.

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University is a global leader in robotics research and education, serving as an innovation hub that has significantly contributed to Pittsburgh's reputation as the Robotics Capital of the World.

Catalyst Connection

For the past 20+ years, Catalyst Connection has been engaged in STEM programming to build a pipeline of talent for manufacturing companies in our region.


CCAC is proud to showcase our new short term training programs in robotics, artificial intelligence and advanced manufacturing.

Commonwealth Charter Academy - TechWorks

The TechWorks at CCA® program enables students to obtain hands-on, real-world experiences from cutting-edge robotics to immersive and augmented reality.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania - STEAMSHOP

IUP’s STEAMSHOP in Indiana, PA is a makerspace that offers training and equipment for digital fabrication and equips everyone from hobbists to entrepreneurs with the tools and skills needed to bring your creative ideas to life.

New Century Careers

Tuition-Free Manufacturing Program.


Partner4Work connects funding, expertise, and opportunities for businesses, job seekers, agencies, and policy makers.

Pennsylvania State University

Penn State is a top-ranked research university and Pennsylvania's sole land-grant institution, founded with a mission of high-quality teaching, expert research, and global service.

Pennsylvania Western University

Pennsylvania Western University brings together California, Clarion, and Edinboro universities into a single institution with three locations and campus experiences. We are building on the strengths and traditions of each campus, offering over 100 Academic Programs including unique options like Robotics.

Per Scholas

Per Scholas works directly with employers, large and small, to design rigorous, boot camp-style courses with an 85% graduation rate. Our tuition-free training combines business professional skills development with hands-on technical instruction for high demand jobs.

Pittsburgh Technical College

PTC offers career focused education and training in over 25 different majors, including Robotics & Autonomous Engineering Technology - located in Oakdale, PA!
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is a top-ranked public institution. With our discoveries, we are recognized as one of the most innovative universities in the world.

Manufacturing Zone Exhibitors

Allegheny Performance Plastics

Allegheny Performance Plastics redefine injection molding to brings high-tech, high-performance products to market faster.

Association for Manufacturing Technology

AMT helps connect manufacturers with the latest technology.

Butler Technologies

Butler Technologies is an engineering and design-driven manufacturer specializing in printing, fabricating, and assembling custom products.

Catalyst Connection

Catalyst provides technology services for manufacturers.

Clark Metal Products

Clark Metal Products is an advanced manufacturing company focused on technology and service for the electronics, medical, life science, transportation, and robotic industries.

Cobot Systems

Cobot Systems provides integrated robotic solutions that work with your team of emplyees.

Data Science Automation

DSA is automating & educating the world’s leading companies as a trusted resource for integrating hardware, software, and automation systems.

Digital Foundry at New Kensington

The Digital Foundry exists to help improve lives and strengthen businesses in our region through access to digital technologies and future-ready skills.


Formlogic provides autonomous precision manufacturing for frontier industries.

FOX IV Technologies

FOX IV are manufacturers of automated labeling and packing slip automation equipment.


FS-Elliott is a leading global manufacturer of industrial air compressors

Haas Factory Outlet - Pittsburgh

The Haas Factory Outlet - Pittsburgh is a CNC machine distributor.

Integrated Industrial Technologies

I2T is a full-service system integrator providing custom engineered solutions.

JV Manufacturing

JV Manufacturing are the designers and builders of the better carbide dies.

Kurt J. Lesker Company

Kurt J. Lesker Company is passionate about vacuum technology and its endless possibilities.

Manufacturing Futures Institute

The Manufacturing Futures Institute (MFI) is leading the digital transformation of manufacturing to accelerate innovation for economic prosperity.


MECCO provides the industry's most innovative laser marking and pin marking solutions.

Miller 3D

Miller 3D are distributors of industrial additive manufacturing equipment.

MSA, The Safety Company

MSA is a technology company and global leader that aims to help people return home safely from their worksites by building smart safety systems.

Neff Automation

NEFF Automation is a family-owned industrial automation distributor and solutions provider.


PiMios is a Pennsylvania-based IoT product development company.

Premier Automation

Premier Automation is an engineered solutions company that provides automation, drive, robotics, and electrical control solutions.


Tronix3D is at the forefront of additive manufacturing, offering rapid custom parts production, innovative design solutions, and 3D scanning services.


RIDC is a non-profit that supports the growth of the technology economy through real estate leasing, financial services and tech policy initiatives.

Xcelicut Precision Machining

Xcelicut Precision Machining is a contract CNC machine shop focused on precision turned components for the commercial and defense sectors.

Community Zone Exhibitors

Amp'D Robotics

Amp'D Robotics is a FIRST Robotics organization promoting STEM through competitive robots.


Ascender helps tech startups and small/micro business owners start and scale their dream businesses.


We provide educational technology solutions to right skill the future.

Brainstem Learning

Brainstem promotes community based robotics teams consisting of secondary school students from the Northern Pittsburgh area.

Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Science Center is dedicated to captivating, educating, and sparking inspiration through science and technology.

Girls of Steel

Girls of Steel is an all-girls FIRST robotics team based in Pittsburgh.


InnovatePGH is building up the startup and tech ecosystems in Pittsburgh.

Innovation Works

Innovation Works is the most active seed-stage investor in Southwestern PA, with 445+ portfolio companies.

Mars Robotics Association

Mars Robotics is a community organization in Mars, PA supporting youth robotics competition teams from 4th to 12th grade.


Youth Robotics teams

North Catholic High School Robotics

The Trojanators build students who love to build robots and build community through STEM outreach.

Pittsburgh Drone Services

Pittsburgh Drone Services is to lead the way in revolutionizing maintenance practices and workforce development through the application of advanced drone technology.


Protohaven is the largest maker and manufacturing space in Pittsburgh, featuring over 12000 sq ft of space and equipment.

Prototype PGH

Prototype PGH promotes gender and racial equity through tech access, workshops, and peer support.

Riverside Center for Innovation

RCI provides direct services to small businesses, entrepreneurs, neighborhoods and communities.

SAE International

The SAE Foundation is inspiring curiosity in STEM.

Sarah Heinz House

Sarah Heinz House offers a number of STEAM programs for students of all ages.

Titanium Titans

The Titanium Titans teach STEM skills ranging from beginning STEM concepts to more advanced manufacturing, electrical, and programming skills.

U. S. Navy

Defender of freedom and democracy around the world.

University of Pittsburgh PantherlabWorks

Manufacturing and Technology Virtual Accelerator

Venture For America

Venture For America is a nonprofit that gives recent college graduates firsthand startup experiences that help them become leaders.

Women In Tech PGH

WITPGH is committed to self-care, connection, upskilling, and paying it forward for women in the Pittsburgh technology industry.

Networking Lounge Exhibitors

AlleyCorp Robotics

AlleyCorp Robotics invests in companies solving the world's problems through robotics and automation.


Protecting the world from a new generation of risks.


Viam is the software platform for supporting and successfully scaling smart machine businesses.

This website was prepared by SWPA New Economy Collaborative using Federal funds under award 01-79-15316 URI 121596 from U.S. Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Economic Development Administration or the U.S. Department of Commerce.