Building a Robot Ready Workforce

Aaron Prather

Senior Technical Advisor at FedEx

Learning Objectives

As the Baby Boomer generation retires from the workforce, numerous industries are finding in difficult to fill positions. This has lead to more companies looking toward automating as many lower skilled tasks as possible to free employees to focus on other tasks. In this presentation, Aaron Prather will discuss some of the best practices to follow when deploying robotics and other automation into your operation and how to make your existing employees not only part of the process, but team players in wanting the robots as part of their team.


Key Themes:



  • What are the best tasks to hand over to the robots?

  • How do you get employee buy-in for more automation and robotics in the workplace?

  • See successful deployments from large Fortune 500 companies to small manufacturers