Yokogawa Announces Dates for North America Users Conference and Exhibition 2020

Houston, TX - May 16, 2019

It's time to save the date for the 2020 Yokogawa Users Conference and Exhibition! This valuable educational and networking event has been scheduled for August 31 - September 3, 2020 at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in the Woodlands, Texas.  Additional details and registration information for the 2020 event will soon be available at www.yokogawausersconference.com

The North American biennial conference and exhibition provides an unparalleled opportunity for Yokogawa users to network with fellow professionals, industry and business leaders, as well as numerous product and solutions experts. Individuals gain in-depth, quantified insight into how their peers are using automation technologies to deliver industry-leading results that positively impact their bottom line. The 2018 event, held in Orlando over four days in September, attracted hundreds of professionals across multiple industries. 

The 12,000-square-foot OpreX Showcase and Exhibition featured solutions across Yokogawa’s extensive portfolio. Eighteen Yokogawa partners contributed to the exhibition showing value-added solutions alongside Yokogawa.  Conference attendees had a wide range of sessions to choose from, and there were several impactful keynotes including Adam Stelzner from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, who spoke about collaborative innovation and what it took to get to Mars; “Ram” Ramasamy of Frost & Sullivan, who went in depth about digital transformation and how to be ready for the future of IIoT; and Jeff Warmann of Monroe Energy, who gave insight into how to drive excellence in the face of disruptive forces.   The 2020 Users Conference promises another great line up of informative sessions and engaging speakers.  Information will be posted on the event website as it becomes available (www.yokogawausersconference.com).

For more information or questions regarding the event, please send email to Sarah.Lopez at us.yokogawa.com

About the Yokogawa Users Group

The Yokogawa Users Group is a community of users who have joined together to share their experiences and expertise regarding Yokogawa's solutions. Members of the Users Group actively participate in product development and application discussions by providing feedback at conferences and other meetings.

The Yokogawa Users Group for North America is governed by a total of nine individuals: 6 users, 2 Yokogawa staff, and a Yokogawa manufacturing representative. The Users Group Steering Committee directs the activities of the conference and exhibition, other special interest group events, webinars, and forums to support the non-proprietary technical information exchange among and between users and Yokogawa. Ideas, techniques, technologies and solutions are all topics within the scope of the exchange of information, as well as topics related to industrial process automation applications.

About Yokogawa

Founded in 1915, Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The industrial automation business provides vital products, services, and solutions to a diverse range of process industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, and pulp and paper. With the life innovation business the company aims to radically improve productivity across the pharmaceutical and food industry value chains. The test & measurement, aviation, and other businesses continue to provide essential instruments and equipment with industry-leading precision and reliability. Yokogawa co-innovates with its customers through a global network of 113 companies spanning 61 countries, generating US$3.6 billion in sales in FY2018.  For more information, please visit www.yokogawa.com.

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