Automation Nation is the premier event for LabTech partners looking to maximize their learning, network with like-minded solutions providers, and connect with LabTech experts and top-rated technology vendors. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn practical how-to’s, automation best practices and the latest trends in business solutions along with LabTech Geeks from across the globe!

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

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6:15 AM - 7:45 AM


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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote with Brett Cheloff, General Manager, LabTech Software

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9:15 AM - 10:30 PM

Sessions Round 1

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10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Sessions Round 2

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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Solutions Pavilion Open

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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

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2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Sessions Round 3

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3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Afternoon Break

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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Sessions Round 4

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Sessions Round 5

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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Happy Hour

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7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Geeks Night Out Party

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6:15 AM - 7:45 AM


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8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Sessions Round 6

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9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Sessions Round 7

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11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Keynote with Guest Speaker

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12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Solutions Pavilion Open

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12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Sessions Round 8

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3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Sessions Round 9

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4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Sessions Round 10

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*Agenda subject to change.

Who should attend?

Service technicians, operations managers and business executives alike will find value in attending Automation Nation. With sessions appealing to both the technical and non-technical audience, Automation Nation has something for every role within the technology industry.

  • Discussions led by LabTech Executives
  • Business sessions led by industry top speakers
  • Sneak previews of what's coming in future releases of LabTech
  • Two awesome keynotes!
  • Network and share stories of your work in the trenches
  • Technical training and hands-on sessions led by LabTech gurus
  • 301 LabTech Geek sessions

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Automation Nation is THE PLACE to go to gain the most LabTech knowledge. Not only will you learn from LabTech developers and trainers, you’ll spend invaluable time with other partners, people who have been in the trenches, doing exactly what you do, willing to share their war stories and best practices. Tell your boss you want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your company’s investment in this powerful platform by attending Automation Nation 2016. Need help? Download our sample letter for some insight!

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About the venue

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

This is the newest Four Diamond AAA Orlando hotel everybody is talking about! Orlando's newest Hilton hotel in Orlando is near Walt Disney World Resort, and just minutes away from Orlando International Airport (MCO), and the Orlando Convention Center! An incredible full-service Orlando resort featuring extraordinary amenities, the best Orlando restaurants and complimentary direct transportation to and from the Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Downtown Disney Area.

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Reward yourself for all your hard work and join us for some serious fun at the annual Automation Nation parrr-taayy! Grab some drinks and nosh with 400 of your closest friends as we jam to some classic tunes, light up a stogie, play a few rounds of poker and chat with other LabTech'ers deep into the night. Work hard... play hard!


How do I register?

To register go here!

How much does it cost?

Register before February 28 to receive the Early Bird discount of $1190. After February 28 registration will cost $1390. Registration includes conference registration and two night’s hotel accommodations. Learn more here!

Can I register and not pay for a hotel room?

Automation Nation registration includes two nights at the Hilton Bonnet Creek, you cannot register for the event without the hotel nights.

What are the dates of Automation Nation?

Automation Nation starts on Monday, June 20th, with a welcome reception. On Tuesday, June 21st, and Wednesday, June 22nd, breakouts will last all day. June 22nd will wrap up at 6:30pm EST.

I’m not a LabTech Partner, can I still attend?

Absolutely! There are a ton sessions that focus on improving your business, industry trends and thought leadership. Of course, if you want to join in on the LabTech sessions, anyone is welcome.

When should I arrive?

The official opening reception begins on Monday, June 20th at 5:00 PM. Tuesday morning kicks off with a keynote by Brett Cheloff followed by breakout sessions.

Can I bring my spouse/guest/significant other?

There is a social registration that allows access to our social events including the welcome reception, and Automation Nation celebration on Wednesday. However, the social passes do not give access to breakouts or meals. A social pass is $150.

When are the pre-conference events?

The pre-conference events begin on June 20th at 9:00 AM.

How do I register for the pre-conference events?

You can register for the Jump Start sessions on the registration site. If you've already registered, just log in and add it. Any questions? Please email us here.

What are the sessions?

When finalized, the session schedule will be emailed to you and posted here on the site. There are 10 rounds of sessions that include LabTech-specific and third party content.

How do I get the word out about AN16 on social media?

Additional questions?

For more questions about the hotel and registration please email us here.

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