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National Robot Safety Conference XXIII

September 19-21, 2011
Crowne Plaza Knoxville
Knoxville, Tennessee

National Robot Safety Conference XXII


Super Safety Pass - Best Value Available!

Attendee Information:


Exhibitor Information

Media Sponsors

Automation.com Automotive Design and Production


Soon to be Released: R15.06 Robot Safety Standard (201x)

Learn the Details in Knoxville

RIA’s 23rd annual National Robot Safety Conference will provide plenty of excitement and information as you preview the advanced draft copy of the upcoming R15.06 (201x). Come see how the changes in the new standard will affect you. Hear what the manufacturer and user think about the new robot safety standard and get their safety hints for your installations and for implementing the standard to ensure compliance.

Three-day event at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville includes presentations and workshops on robot safety, machine and robot standards, successful robot applications, the latest developments and important information. A must for everyone associated with industrial safety and striving for a safe and productive workplace. Introductory workshops, standards’ updates, new sessions, case studies, sessions for the experienced user, networking opportunities and more.

A tabletop trade fair of exhibits provides a special opportunity for attendees to meet the industry's leading vendors and view the latest safety-related equipment and robots. A number of attendance options will be made available. 

Bookmark/return to this page on a regular basis for the latest details and updates as they become available. Hope to see you in Knoxville!


Hotel Information:

Crowne Plaza Hotel KnoxvilleCrowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville
Now Available: NEW RIA Special Rate of $122 non-smoking, king-bedded, Executive Level rooms at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville (subject to hotel availability). 

Telephone Reservations
(To receive special $122 RIA room rate, specify RIA rate and Executive Level room when reserving.)

  • 865/522-2600 (Crowne Plaza Knoxville, ask for Reservations)

The Crowne Plaza Knoxville is one of the top performing Crowne Plaza hotels in guest satisfaction. It is located within easy walking distance of downtown Knoxville businesses, entertainment, attractions, government and restaurants. The many amenities offered to make your stay comfortable and productive include complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access, indoor swimming pool, 24/7 complimentary fitness center, business center and gift shop. Free parking provided for robot safety conference guests with hotel reservations. Mahogany's Restaurant offers American cuisine on-premise and the Library lobby bar also serves tempting breakfast fare each morning.

The hotel accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Carte Blanche, Discover and Diners Club. Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 Noon. Baggage storage is available for guests who arrive and depart at times other than the above.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville
401 W. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
Maps, Directions & Transportation

RIA has negotiated a special room rate at the headquarters hotel for the National Robot Safety Conference XXIII, Crowne Plaza Knoxville in Knoxville, Tennessee.  The special Executive Level hotel room rate is $122 per night (single/double occupancy) plus tax, subject to space availability. Contact the Crowne Plaza Knoxville for reservation cancellation and guarantee policies.  

Hilton Knoxville
Now Available: Special RIA Rate of $102 at the Hilton Knoxville (subject to hotel availability). 

Telephone Reservations
(To receive special RIA room rate, specify RIA group code and $102 rate when reserving.)

  • 865/523-2300 or 865/251-2578 (Hilton Knoxville, ask for Reservations)
  • 800/445-8667 (Hilton Central Reservations)

Hilton Knoxville Hotel
501 West Church Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
Maps, Directions & Transportation

Other Nearby Hotels:
Hotel information is provided here for convenience only. RIA make no guarantees or recommendations and is not responsible for accommodations, rates or charges.

  • Knoxville Marriott: 865-637-1234
  • Cumberland Four Points by Sheraton Knoxville: 865-971-4663


Corporate Sponsors:

ABB Inc. FANUC Robotics America, Inc. IPR Robotics Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc.
KUKA Robotics SICK, Inc.
Staubli Robotics Underwriters Laboratories 
 Motoman Robotics  Automation.com  Automotive Design and Production  GSM AMERICA
InTech Bosch Rexroth Corporation     


Collaborative Safety Partners:

ABB Inc. DENSO Robotics OMRON Scientific Technologies Inc. PIAB USA, Inc.
SICK, Inc.  Frommelt Safety products    

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