Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Virtual Event
Future of Automation 2023
September 20, 2023 at 1:00pm ET

Keynote: Intelligent manufacturing – Building resilience with proactive automation 


  • Alex Shikany, Vice-president of Membership & Business Intelligence, Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
The days of taking a reactive approach to automation are gone. Proactively assessing processes and embarking on a digital transformation journey can make the difference between business-as-usual and successful growth. With the plethora of automation technologies and solutions available, manufacturers can select the options that fit the best to improve efficiencies and drive growth in their facilities.

Alex Shikany
Alex Shikany is the vice-president of membership and business intelligence at the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). In his position, he researches statistics and trends for global automation markets. Alex is a member of A3’s leadership team, leads membership and business intelligence efforts for the association, and is a frequent speaker at industry events around the world. Alex joined A3 in 2012 and has over a decade of experience in marketing, brand strategy, and market research in the automation industry.