Skyline Ballroom – McCormick Place – West • November 19

Perspectives, the annual global media forum from Rockwell Automation, takes place the day before the Automation Fair® event. At this half-day event, executive leadership and industry specialists share their vision, strategies, and real-life business experiences relating to smart manufacturing, beginning with The Connected Enterprise. Members of the global business and trade media are invited to hear about automation trends and issues that face manufacturers and producers across various industries and geographies.




12:00 – 1:00 p.m.



1:00 – 1:25 p.m.

Blake Moret
Chairman and CEO
Rockwell Automation


Modernizing Technology to Save More Lives

1:25 – 1:40 p.m.

Maria Kasparian
Executive Director


Sensia: Solving Challenges From the Resevoir to Refinery

1:40 – 2:00 p.m.

Neil Enright
Vice President, Sales and Marketing



2:00 – 2:20 p.m.


Lifecycle Services: A Customer Journey

2:20 – 2:40 p.m.

Matt Fordenwalt
Vice President and General Manager, Systems and Solutions Business
Rockwell Automation

Rachael Conrad
Vice President, Customer Support and Maintenance
Rockwell Automation

You Make It Challenge Finals

2:40 – 3:10 p.m.

Christine Spella
Director, Marketing and Communications
Rockwell Automation


2019 Automation Fair Preview

3:10 – 3:20 p.m.

Thomas Donato
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Rockwell Automation