Welcome to the Advanced Manufacturing West 2019 Presentation Store. Here you can view and download conference and/or show floor theater presentations before, during, and after the event. If you’re looking for a presentation from a specific session that you’re unable to find here, note that it’s likely because the presenter has not provided permission for external use or has not yet shared their presentation with us. Please check back after the event for a more complete catalogue of available presentations.
Bob Trask, PE, is a Senior Systems Architect with Beckhoff Automation and the North American EtherCAT Technology Group representative. He has worked at Beckhoff since 2003 and today facilitates high level automation systems planning for leading machine builders and manufacturers. A seasoned presenter on new automation technologies, Bob has also led numerous leading edge technological projects at Beckhoff North America, including the advancement of innovative concepts such as object-oriented programming (OOP), Industrie 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things, cloud-connected manufacturing systems, and more. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University and has nearly 30 years of experience with automation, industrial controls, and systems planning. Bob is a registered professional engineer.