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Electronics are playing an increasingly important part in everyday life. The rapid growth in connected devices, expanding IoT communications infrastructure, accelerating device miniaturization, and fast developing electric vehicle technologies are all driving demand for plastics that offer improved shielding, static management and thermal performance. Conductive Plastics is a high level two-day conference that will explore the design and manufacturing of electrically and/or thermally conductive plastic components and examine the latest additive technologies and compounding techniques. Expert speakers will address the challenges in formulating conductive compounds, as well as the critical influence of processing parameters on final part properties. The fourth in AMI’s established international Conductive Plastics conference series, Conductive Plastics 2018 will be the essential meeting place for anyone working on the development and production of conductive compounds in North America, or those involved in the design and manufacture of products using such materials.

Pittsburgh, PA
March 20-21, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Xiao Zhong (speaking)

Connecting YOU to Collaboration and Partnership Opportunities in Asia! For the past 4 years, IoT Asia has been at the forefront of bringing global collaboration and partnership opportunities to governments, businesses and communities in Asia. IoT Asia is an award winning stage that brings together technology heads, design architects, solution architects, engineers, academic institutions, investors and start-ups to assess the latest trends and partnership models in Asia. Featuring a 6,000 sqm exhibition, multi-track though provoking conferences and community-driven seminars, IoT Asia 2018 will put the spotlight on the following key areas critical to the development of IoT in Asia. What to Expect at IoT Asia 2018? 6000 + senior executives 500 + exhibitor products 140 + speakers 30 + networking & interactive hours 25 + seminars at TechSpace 1 multi-track conference 1 site tour IoT Asia has earned worldwide recognition through our successes at a wide range of global and local competitions as a widely acclaimed event in the industry. It was awarded: • UFI Marketing Award in 2016 • People's Choice Silver Awards for Event of the Year in Postscapes 2015/2016 IoT Awards • Trade Conference Organiser of the Year for IoT Asia 2014 at Singapore Experience Awards 2015 • The only Asian finalist for the Event of the Year category in Postscapes 2014/2015 Make a positive difference to your business. Join us at IoT Asia 2018 on 21 and 22 March. Register online now!

March 21-22, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Yuan-Sheng Yu

This summit is designed as a 2-track event (Robotics&Automation and Manufacturing Excellence) to provide a platform for the key decision makers of the manufacturing industry. Summit expert-speakers will discuss new technologies, manufacturing automation, expansion of robotics and operational excellence in manufacturing. It will give a great chance to exchange knowledge and ideas on how the use of advances in manufacturing can increase productivity, improve quality and reduce costs and discuss current challenges and dynamics of this field. The purpose of the summit is to create a perfect atmosphere conducive to developing strategies for future success and achieving real results as well as active networking.

Barcelona, Spain
March 22-23, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Ruud Vermeulen (speaking)

The 5th annual Clean Label Conference is the industry’s technical product development summit dedicated to providing practical, impartial and “how-to” formulation advice to R&D and applied food scientists striving to create simplified ingredient labels.

Itasca, IL
March 27-28, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Thomas Hayes

The Texas Open Innovation Conference is a forum where business, government and academia intersect to spark more development, collaboration and dialogue for the advancement of technology and ideas. The inaugural Texas Open Innovation Conference was a resounding success, with over 150 business and educational leaders converging to listen to fascinating presentations, make invaluable contacts and take real ideas back with them to implement at their organizations.

Houston, TX
March 28-29, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Harshit Sharma (speaking)

Enjoy a morning of breakfast, networking, and discussion with Lux Research analysts, Mike Rolfes and Harshit Sharma. Our morning's discussion will explore: Embracing Industrial Efficiency: How to capitalize on emerging digital technology in the oil and gas industry.

Houston, TX
March 29, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Mike Rolfes (speaking); Harshit Sharma (speaking)



The Frontier is a conference about the future leaders of the industrial world, brought to you by a team of professionals and organizations who are passionate about improving our future.

New Orleans
April 11-13, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Mark Bunger (speaking)

The World’s Largest IoT Event Series will bring together key industries from across the globe for 2 days of top level content and discussion. Introducing and exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive, this conference is not to be missed.

London, England
April 18-19, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Alex Herceg

As the national trade association in the U.S., the Energy Storage Association (ESA) is the leading voice for companies that develop and deploy the multitude of energy storage technologies that we rely on every day. Our member companies research, manufacture, distribute, finance, and build energy storage projects domestically and abroad. Our collective efforts help to create new, competitive markets and a fair regulatory environment that reflects the value provided by energy storage to millions of residential, commercial and industrial customers. The Energy Storage Association’s Annual Conference and Expo is the premier gathering of those decision makers, leaders, and other stakeholders from around the industry who understand that energy storage is integral to all systems planning and deployment.

Boston, MA
April 18-20, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Chloe Holzinger

At RAPID + TCT, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the most influential community in additive manufacturing. Explore the future of the industry through interactive experiences, hands-on exhibits, keynotes, and conference presentations from over 150 industry leaders. The level of cutting-edge 3D innovation at RAPID + TCT is unparalleled, as well as the breadth and depth of additive expertise across all industries. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the newest products, technologies, and materials in 3D printing, additive manufacturing, 3D scanning, CAD/CAE, metrology and inspection, and related technologies.

Fort Worth, Texas
April 23-26, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Xiao Zhong

This is your opportunity to learn how to turn data into insights using the OSIsoft PI System. From customer presentations to hands-on labs, this event provides you the opportunity to ask questions and find solutions with others in the community. Now is the time to Transform Your World with Data!

San Francisco, CA
April 23-27, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Mark Bunger



Emerging technological innovations enabled by next-generation sensors will define the landscape for the future commercialization of life changing medical devices. The exponential growth of the global sensors market and the demand for next-generation integrated systems is expected to reach $18 billion by 2018. Low cost materials and advances in nano and micro fabrication techniques within the manufacturing process have led to significant increases in the commercialization of sensors for healthcare applications. Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Biosensors conference, which will take place at the Aloft Boston Seaport Hotel, will examine the latest advancements in research and integration and will provide attendees with state-of-the-art sensors development for medical applications.

Boston, MA
May 16-17, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Thomas Dawidczyk (speaking)

Laboratory Automation 2018; is a free virtual conference for professionals interested in the most recent technologies for today’s labs. Laboratory automation is a multi-disciplinary approach benefiting from technologies in the lab that facilitate new and improved processes. The technology present in laboratories is imperative to timely research and data output. This encore event will further the discussion of the advancements made regarding instrumentation and methodologies used to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of research in the lab.

Virtual Conference
May 30-31, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Mark Bunger (speaking)



WEAR 2018 will feature 3 days of tours and workshops, sessions and presentations around the latest updates on: Covering the gaps on standardization, technology and economy between fabrics and tech and how the two industries can find a common language, Sustainability: Tying Fabric and Tech Together, Consumer Fashion, Design, Power, Energy and Sensors, Athletics, and much more!

New York, NY
June 11-13, 2018
Lux Attendees:
Hirosei Kuruma; Joseph Sweeny