Pittsburgh, PA – September 15, 2023 – The Pittsburgh Robotics Network invites you to step into the heart of the Robotics Capital of the World at Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day. Taking place on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, the event is a must-attend for anyone curious about the robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that are revolutionizing our world.
“We’re looking forward to showcasing the incredible talent and innovation that exists in the Pittsburgh region. Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day is more than just an event; it’s an interactive opportunity for attendees to engage with the trailblazers in robotics and AI, discover how these technologies are shaping our everyday lives, and discover ways they can be a part of building our future” said Jenn Apicella, Interim Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Robotics Network.
The event promises to be an illuminating experience featuring live demonstrations of robots and AI technologies that are changing the way we live, move, and work. Open to the public and free to attend, it will be a gathering space for tech aficionados, business professionals, students, and anyone curious about the advancements in robotics and AI. There will be multiple zones to explore, including:
Attendees will experience up-close the wide variety of groundbreaking robotics and AI technologies being developed by the 100+ robotics companies in the Pittsburgh region, with on-site demonstrations, helping all to better understand their purpose and potential. Engage with the visionaries behind these pioneering advancements and experience immersive demonstrations that reveal the potential of this technology in your work and in your life.
Career Pathways Zone
Step into a multitude of educational and training resources available in the region. Whether you are already a tech professional or are entirely new to these fields, a career in robotics could be in your future. Learn why the world’s best tech talent hails from, and is attracted to, Pittsburgh.
Discover the nonprofit organizations, business development resources, and STEM partners that are integral to Pittsburgh’s world-leading robotics cluster.
After a highly successful inaugural event in 2022, which saw more than 4,500 attendees engage with over 80 exhibitors, Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day is slated to be more impactful in 2023. This year, the event will expand to include more demonstrations and an additional 42,000 square feet of exhibitor space. Additional exciting announcements are planned as the event draws closer.
“Pittsburgh is a recognized global leader in robotics and artificial intelligence, and this event opens this work up to the public, and invites all to engage with and be a part of this innovative and dynamic community,” added Apicella. “This is also an opportunity for businesses to find strategic partners, students and job seekers to connect with a variety of career and training programs, investors to identify growing startups, and so much more. It’s all happening at Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day.”
Pittsburgh Robotics Discovery Day is an initiative led by the Pittsburgh Robotics Network in partnership with the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. The event is supported by the Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Collaborative as part of a $62.7 million Build Back Better Regional Challenge grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.
Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Registration: Free and open to the public. To register, visit robopgh.org/discoveryday
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network encourages all attendees to register in advance, as the event is expected to attract a large audience.