Global Automation Executive Breakfast

The Future of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships in Saxony Germany

About The Robotics Scene in Saxony

With its uniquely strong ICT, mechanical engineering and software expertise, Saxony sets its own course in robotics and automation technologies. This is not only assured by university spin-offs and robotics start-ups, but also by well-established automation companies. Such technology enterprises as Wandelbots, XENON, Fabmatics, or such R&D institutes as Fraunhofer IWU or CETI at the Dresden University of Technology are developing widely acclaimed innovations.

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Registration is now open: A great way to discover the opportunities and investment opportunities available to international companies who intend to expand to one of Europe´s leading robotics and automation markets.

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI), Saxony Trade & Invest Corp. (WFS) in cooperation with Trade Horizons invite US-based companies and networks to an info event with and about Saxony – a German region with more than 200-year tradition as a mechanical engineering location, where digitalization and automation are more than just production processes.

Exclusive Invitation

Join a distinguished circle of industry pros in global robotics and automation leadership. The Global Automation Executive Breakfast offers an opportunity to explore insights and foster elite partnerships amidst the backdrop of Saxony’s world-renowned innovation landscape in Germany.

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday May 7th, 2024  (8:00 AM to 10:00 AM)
  • Location: FatPour Restaurant, 2206 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, Hilton Garden Inn @ McCormick Place
    **Adjacent to the Automate Show 2024 (May 6th – 9th, 2024) – the epicenter of technological advancement.

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Why Attend?

  • Elite Networking: Connect with fellow C-suite leaders from across the globe in an intimate setting designed to inspire strategic discussions and lasting partnerships.
  • Insider Insights: Gain exclusive insights into Saxony Germany’s thriving high-tech ecosystem, renowned for its European robotics and automation sector.
  • Strategic Expansion: Explore unique opportunities for international growth and collaboration, powered by Saxony’s robust support for innovation and R&D

Agenda Highlights

  • Welcome RemarksErik Adair, Trade Horizons & Introduction of: Mr. Michael Ahrens, German Consulate General in Chicago (Short Welcome) 

    Mr. Zach Person, President International Trade Assn of Greater Chicago (Short Welcome)

    Business opportunities in Germany

                Mr. Emilio Brahmst, Director Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) in Chicago

    The Robotics & Automation Industry – German Review

    Mr. Oliver Koehn, Managing Director VDMA (German Mechanical Engineering Industry


    Saxony – The Robotics Place to Be in the Heart of Europe 

    Mr. Andreas Lippert, Saxony Trade& Invest & Ms Klaudia Wackerman, Saxony Trade & Invest

    Dynamic Business Ecosystem – First-hand experience
    Katharina Jessa, Chief Revenue Officer, Wandelbots (Saxony Based firm specializing in deep tech for robotics and automation)

Hosted By An elite collaboration between Saxony Trade and Invest, Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), and the global facilitators at Trade Horizons Limited, this summit is a gateway to exploring the synergies between your company’s vision and Saxony’s dynamic tech ecosystem.

Reserve Your Exclusive Spot Secure your participation in this transformative summit and position your company at the forefront of the global robotics and automation landscape.

Limited seats available. For personal assistance or further information, please reach out to Mr. Erik Adair at

+1 360-870-9224 or

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