The Automation Roadshow

  • Monday, September 13, 2021 - Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Automation Roadshow offers three full days of hands-on training, demos, and build outs, each focused on a complete and integrated OT solution.

Companies participating include:

  • Canary
  • Tatsoft
  • INS3
  • Tosibox
  • Opto 22
  • HiveMQ
  • 4.0 Solutions

Media is welcomed to attend at no charge, please contact Jeff Knepper for more information.

Monday: Canary Bootcamp

A one day, hands-on training experience that will teach you everything you need to know to be successful with a basic Canary solution. Each class member will receive their own Canary demo license, log data via MQTT and OPC UA, create asset models, configure calculated tags, build Axiom applications, and publish data out of Canary using MQTT.

Tuesday: Project Showcase

Watch and participate as some of the industry's top solutions work together to build out an entire solution, from edge to cloud, and back. Tuesday is a hands-on experience, providing you demos of the latest tech, working together, to actually solve a problem!

Showcase includes:

  • Keynote by Walker Reynolds, 4.0 Solutions - cutting thru buzzwords and identifying the problem
  • Opto 22 - edge data acquisition and control
  • Tosibox - providing secure and easy to manage OT networks
  • HiveMQ - connecting devices and systems with MQTT brokers
  • Canary - data historian, asset modeling, and reporting
  • Tatsoft - platform for enabling industrial applications
  • INS3 - OEE, MES, and additional analytics

Wednesday: Tatsoft Advanced Solutions

Wednesday, Tatsoft will host an all-day learning experience regarding Frameworx and system connectivity. This is your chance to dive deep into the Tatsoft technology stack, build solutions, and ask questions.

Planning details


Metropolis Ballroom, 6 South Vail Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
The venue is just twenty minutes north of Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and is walkable from the Arlington Heights Metra rail train station, UP-NW (yellow) line.


Where to stay

We have partnered with the Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Arlington Heights for a daily shuttle service as well as a discount room rate of $89 per night (limited availability).


Hotel contact - Kerri @ (847) 226-0697, reference 'Automation Roadshow'
Additionally, there are several other Marriott and Hilton properties within 5 miles of the venue.

Lunch, drinks, and snacks will be provided daily and a mixer is planned for Tuesday evening. There are a dozen excellent dinner options within walking distance of the venue.

Highland / Vail Ave Garage, 11 S Highland Ave, Arlington Heights IL 60005. Nominal fee of $2 per day.

September 13, 2021 - September 15, 2021
Start Date
September 13, 2021
End Date
September 15, 2021
Event Type
Canary Labs

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