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Manufacturing Roundtable: Optimizing Your Automation Investments

January 17, 2018
7:30 AM to 10:30 AM CST

Southwest Research Institute
6220 Culebra Road
Room 161
San Antonio, TX 78238
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Candace Lynch
Business Development Manager
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This event has been cancelled.

BDO USA, LLP, BB&T, and SwRI invite you to a panel-led manufacturing roundtable focused on the recent advancements in robotics and how companies can optimize their automation investments through various R&D tax incentives and Capital Asset management options. 
7:30 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM - Presentation and Panel Discussion

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Robotics Tour

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM - Conclusion and Networking
Event Learning Objectives:
  • ​Examine interactive robotics with humans and vision and proximity, analyze mobility of robotics, and discuss future developing robotics on wheels
  • Describe how R&D tax incentives can help fund investments
  • Identify how to improve equipment acquisition, explain leasing as opposed to buying, and define expectations in funding and timeline
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in the field of Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
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