Combined event with China International Summit of Robotics and Smart Manufacturing

Event takes place at the Howard Johnson Hotel Hongqiao Shanghai ( No.1989, Huaxiang Road, Minhang District, Shanghai.)


Robots + Intelligence & 5G

Moderator: Mr. Song Xiaogang, Executive President of CRIA

Welcome address by IFR, Mr. Patrick Schwarzkopf, Managing Director of VDMA R+A, Delegate of IFR Europe members

Welcome address by CRIA President, Dr. Qu Daokui

Discussion topics

  • How does AI & 5G influence the development of robot Industry
  • What should robot manufacturers do in order to upgrade its robot to connect with 5G;
  • What business opportunit ies are the re in robot industry with 5G?


  • SHANGHAI FANUC Robotics, Co., Ltd., General Manager, Mr. Qian Hui
  • ABB Engineering (Shanghai) Ltd, Vice President, Robots and applications in China, Mr. Liang Rui
  • YASKAWA (China) Co.,LTD., Vice President, Mr. Yang Ming
  • SIASUN, President, Dr. Qu Daokui
  • Hua Wei Technologies co., LTD. Director of Industry Strategy and planning, Mr. Li Li


Industrial robotics is widely used around the world as a means of reducing costs and improving production efficiency, changing the technological process of enterprises.

New trends and markets are emerging - robotics applications are expanding, the cost of robotic solutions is decreasing, and the service business model starts to use for robotics. The state and trends of the robotics market will be discussed by key world and Russian experts in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Topic for discussion:

  • Robotics and new markets: where and why is there an awakening demand for robotics?
  • Robots as a Service (RaaS): Can the service model be successfully applied in industrial robotics?
  • Robotics as part of the overall modernization of production: What structural changes in the production process will robots make? How will the introduction of robots affect quality standards, requirements for the qualification of employees, production safety?
  • Manufacturing robots and components localization in Russia: how to change the Russian market for appearing the local manufacturers?


  • Armin Schlenk, Director Marketing of Yaskawa Robotics Europe
  • Susanne Bieller, General Secretary of International Federation of Robotics
  • Mikhail Ivanov, Director of the Department of machine tools and investment engineering of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia
  • Maxim Zverkov, founder of Abagy Robotic Systems
  • Oleg Plusik, General Manager of OMRON Electronics
  • Representatives of industrial enterprises, integrators and robot manufacturers

Moderator: Alisa Koniukhovskaia, CEO of Russian Association of Robotics


The Taiwanese robot exhibition will be located at Taipei World Trade Center, Nangang exhibiton hall


China International Robot Show (CiROS)is China's first national exhibition platform covering the whole product chain of robots.

CIROS is aiming to make the most professional exhibition in robotics with the main robotics industry companies from home and abroad. Since founded in 2012, CiROS, co-hosted by China Machinery Industry Federation, China Robot Industry Alliance and CMEPO Exhibition Co., Ltd, has always stuck to the concept of ‘marketing, sharing and service, the purpose of market demand and the feature of Senior International meetings + the professional exhibition, which makes it continuously six years highly recognized by IFR. CiROS is also one of the 4 largest robot shows in the whole world and a main platform of communicating and learning for domestic and overseas exhibitors and visitors.


automatica is the world's leading marketplace for automated, intelligent production.

This is not an assertion, but a statement. The current, official figures and survey results confirm our claim and are at the same time an incentive to become even better.

Challenges, opportunities, risks: In times of great upheaval, automatica 2020 provides valuable impetus for the future of automated production. The world’s leading trade fair for smart automation and robotics is the only event worldwide that brings all visionary key technologies together in one place. Another inspiring part of automatica is the supporting program with its focus on relevant topics and top-level speakers: Learn how to utilize the latest developments to your advantage from industrial, scientific and political leaders. The vision of autonomous production begins here in Munich.


14th RobotWorld, which is the biggest specialized robotics exhibition in Korea and will be held during 9th – 12th, October.

RobotWorld 2019 will provide you the best opportunities to feature your latest technologies and increase the product awareness.

Statistics from previous exhibitions have demonstrated that a substantial number of visitors are decision makers. By providing highly customized 1:1 business match-making system, Robot World2019 will function as a superb platform to connect with suppliers, distributors and potential customers.

Participate and utilize this exhibition as an opportunity to expand your market as well as reinforce your business relationship with your current partners in Asia.

The iREX was first held in 1974, and it has since been held once every two years, marking its 23rd exhibition this year.

The previous exhibition, held in 2017, saw participating exhibitors from 612 companies and organizations, with a total of 2,775 booths which is the largest number ever. Exhibitors from outside Japan grew to 88 companies and organizations from 14 countries. Total visitor numbers exceeded 130,000 people, and the exhibition continued to capture attention from around the world as one of the largest robot trade shows in the world, with approximately 10,000 overseas visitors from 82 countries.

The event will be hosted at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.

Contact IFR

Dr. Susanne Bieller

IFR General Secretary

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Dr. Christopher Müller

Director IFR Statistical Department

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Silke Lampe

Assistant IFR Secretariat

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Nina Kutzbach

Assistant IFR Statistical Department

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Phone: +49 69-6603-1518
E-Mail: statistics(at)