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EVENTS

National Robot Safety Conference XXIII

Registered Attendee Welcome & News

National Robot Safety Conference Newsletter for Attendees, September 2011

Welcome! You Are Registered for:
RIA's 23rd National Robot Safety Conference

Thank you for making plans to join RIA's National Robot Safety Conference XXIII in Knoxville, Tennessee. The event begins with Monday (September 19) morning’s workshops, followed by the main conference Monday afternoon and continuing all day on Tuesday (September 20), including the Tabletop exhibits in early afternoon. Wednesday’s (September 21) workshops conclude the week. Conference check in is at the RIA registration desk located in the Mezzanine area (near Summit Ballroom) of the Knoxville Crowne Plaza.

At this event, you'll be able to preview the new Draft 5 of the R15.06 (201x) Robot Safety Standard. But there is much more, as indicated in the itinerary below. We’ll see you in Knoxville!

Event Itinerary

Specific sessions and meeting rooms will be posted onsite

Monday, September 19
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Registration & Continental breakfast
(Crowne Plaza Knoxville, near Salons A, B, C)

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Workshops (concurrent)
(Includes group luncheon from 12N to 1:00 PM.)

1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
National Robot Safety (Main) Conference (begins)

Tuesday, September 20
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Registration & Continental breakfast
(Crowne Plaza Knoxville, near Salons A, B, C)

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
National Robot Safety (Main) Conference (full day)
(Includes group luncheon and Tabletop trade fair from 12N to 2:30 PM.!)

 

Wednesday, September 21
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM
Continental breakfast
(Crowne Plaza Knoxville, near Salons A, B, C)

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Workshops (concurrent)
(Includes group luncheon from 12N to 1:00 PM.)

Be sure to visit www.robotics.org/safety11 for full agenda, event updates and more details, or call 734/994-6088.


Hotel Room Options:

Space at the Crown Plaza Hotel Knoxville is limited with only a few rooms available. Some other hotels in the area are highlighted on the Conference website.


Crowne Plaza Hotel Amenities

Whether you are joining us for a portion of the event or for all three days, here are some details to help you plan your trip and make this safety conference most productive:


Complimentary WIFI Access

During the conference, free high-speed Internet access is available in hotel’s public areas, meeting and guest rooms.

 

Check-in & Check-out

Check-in: 3:00 PM,
Check-out: 12:00 PM


Ground Transportation

Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville is about 15 miles or 30 minutes from the airport (the hotel does not have a shuttle).

Taxi fare averages $35 one way.

Trolley provides complimentary service throughout downtown area.

 

Restaurants

Mahogany's Restaurant: Located within the hotel, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Library lobby bar: Serves tempting breakfast fare each morning. Old City and Market Square offer up over 60 eateries and entertainment venues within one block from hotel.


Maps & Other Transportation

Get directions to the Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville and more here.

 

Parking

Complimentary parking at the Crowne Plaza provided for conference guests with hotel reservations.


Business Center

A full-service business center and a gift shop are available.

 

Fitness

An indoor swimming and 24/7 complimentary fitness center awaits Crowne Plaza guests.

 

View our: 2011 Safety Conference Corporate Sponsors & Partners

Their Support and Leadership Makes this Conference Possible…Thank You!!!

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