Japan Robot Week 2024

September 18 - September 20, 2024
Tokyo Big Sight, Japan

onsite and online

Towards a society where people and robots coexist

Japan Robot Week was first held in 2012. It has been held every other year, now for the 7th time. In addition to manufacturing and service industry robots, the focus is on collaborative robots and system integrators. In recent has continued to expand in response to robot-related needs to become a place where it’s easy to have active business discussions and exchange technologies.

The theme is “Towards a society where people and robots coexist.” Keeping in mind the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Economy’s mission of building robot-friendly environments, it will be an innovative space that respond to expectations both inside and outside the industry with the aim of further social implementation.

The online exhibition will be held from September 11 – 27, 2024.


May 12 - May 15, 2025
Detroit, MI, USA

Discover the latest in robotics, machine vision, AI, motion control, and related technologies.

Automate is the premier robotics and automation event in North America. Get in front of more than 30,000 decision-makers from 100+ countries, spanning 40+ industries.

CORA 2024

September 23 - September 24, 2024
Frankfurt, Germany

Conference on Robots and Automation

The third conference on the economic impact of robots and automation will take place ­on September 23th and 24th 2024, at ­­Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in cooperation with the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). This conference aims to establish a platform for all economists working in the rapidly growing fields of robots, automation, and artificial intelligence. We also wish to provide a forum for discussion between data users and the main data provider in this field.

A keynote speech will be held by Guy Michaels (London School of Economics).

Automatik 2024

September 10 - September 12, 2024
Brøndby Hallen, Denmark

Expo & Conferences

At AUTOMATIK you get the whole package. You will have ample opportunity to find new suppliers and business partners, network and at the same time be updated on the latest technologies and solutions, which can help to automate and optimize processes in your company, when a strong field of exhibitors is ready for dialogue and sparring within the product areas below. In addition, AUTOMATIK offers a strong and up-to-date conference program based on the challenges of today and the future. Together, it gives you as a visitor a perfect basis for being updated and expanding your knowledge of new solutions and opportunities.

DIRA Members get a discount for renting a stand at the fair.


RobotWorld 2024

October 23 - October 26, 2024
Seoul, KINTEX hall 1-3

RobotWorld, which is the biggest specialized robotics exhibition in Korea

ROBOTWORLD is one of the biggest international robot fair, which consists of exhibition, contest, and conference all in one.

Robot Heart co-located with BI-MU

October 09 - October 12, 2024
Fiera Milano, Italy

The art of smart robotics

From 9 to 12 October 2024, fieramilano Rho will be the stage for the 34th edition of BI-MU, the most important Italian exhibition dedicated to the manufacturing industry of metal cutting and metal forming machine tools, robots, automation systems, digital and additive manufacturing, auxiliary and enabling technologies.

Besides machine tools and production systems, there will be 8 exhibition themes, among which

RobotHeart – the art of smart robotics

Industrial robotics, automation, related technologies and solutions, components, systems and artificial intelligence.

The large number of applications on show will attract operators from all the main production sectors, including mechanics, automotive, logistics, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, electronics, biomedics.

The protagonists of this exhibition area are manufacturers, integrators, universities, research centres and start-ups.


June 24 - June 27, 2025
Messe Munich exhibition center, Germany

trade fair for smart automation and robotics

Apart from production-optimizing solutions and products, the trade fair for smart automation and robotics also showcases all visionary key technologies in a single location.

Challenges, opportunities, risks: In times of great upheaval, automatica provides valuable impetus for the future of automated production. The international trade fair for smart automation and robotics brings all visionary key technologies together in one place. This makes it a meeting point for constructive and visionary cross-sectoral exchange between industrial, research and political representatives. And there is more: It offers an overview of global developments, topics, innovations, and solutions, thus providing the necessary orientation and investment security in these times of upheaval. So that the vision of gradual advancement from automated to autonomous production may become reality – providing an opportunity to grow for you and your company.

TAIROS & Automation Taipei

August 21 - August 24, 2024
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1&2

Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show

Exhibition Scale Increased “Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show” and “Automation Taipei” are praised as the most iconic industrial exhibition in Asia. We are looking forward to including a more complete automation supply chain and build more international exhibition in Taiwan.

Contact IFR

Dr. Susanne Bieller

IFR General Secretary

Lyoner Str. 18
DE-60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-1502
E-Mail: secretariat(at)ifr.org

Dr. Christopher Müller

Director IFR Statistical Department

Lyoner Str. 18
DE-60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-11 91
E-Mail: statistics(at)ifr.org

Silke Lampe

Assistant IFR Secretariat

Lyoner Str. 18
DE-60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-1697
E-Mail: secretariat(at)ifr.org

Nina Kutzbach

Assistant IFR Statistical Department

Lyoner Str. 18
DE-60528 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69-6603-1518
E-Mail: statistics(at)ifr.org