Robotics and Tech Happy Hour

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 4 6:00pm — 8:00pm


1628 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Hosted by

Pittsburgh Robotics Network
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Event Description

Come network at the Robotics & Tech Happy Hour!

WHEN: Tues, June 4th at 6PM

WHERE: Aurora Showroom (Strip District)

Join the Pittsburgh Robotics Network for a night of networking and innovation at the Robotics & Tech Happy Hour, presented by the Smart Manufacturing Experience!

On June 4th, we invite you to mingle with Pittsburgh's brightest minds in robotics and technology as well as attendees of the Smart Manufacturing Experience from across the country. You'll have the chance to connect with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and automation enthusiasts in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.

Discover the latest trends and advancements in robotics, AI, advanced manufacturing, automation, and data technologies while forging meaningful connections with over 300 professionals. Whether you're a seasoned expert or just starting your journey, this event offers a prime opportunity to expand your network, uncover exciting career prospects, and explore potential collaborations.

Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to be part of Pittsburgh's thriving robotics and tech community. Mark your calendars for an evening of inspiration, innovation, and networking. We can't wait to see you there!

All professional backgrounds are welcome: tech/robotics founders, tech execs, hardware engineers, software engineers, designers, hiring managers, data scientists, analysts, digital creatives, tech sales and marketing leaders, investors, etc.

Our attendees come from a wide variety of backgrounds but share one thing in interest in meeting other people who are doing work in the robotics, automation, AI/ML and advanced technology sectors.

Presenting Sponsor:

SME is excited to host the Smart Manufacturing Experience on June 4-5, 2024, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This event will showcase the latest advancements in smart manufacturing technologies, with a focus on adoption and implementation to transform your manufacturing operations to digital technologies. Career development and training opportunities will also be a major focus to support small to mid-sized businesses in finding and retaining a skilled workforce.

As the premiere event showcasing new developments in AI, automation, and the power of data, the Smart Manufacturing Experience offers a unique opportunity to interact and learn how Smart Manufacturing impacts manufacturers globally.

The Smart Manufacturing Experience is the intersection of technology, people, and knowledge. We look forward to seeing you June 4-5 at the Smart Manufacturing Experience 2024.

Venue Sponsor:

Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly to make transportation safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before.

The Aurora Driver is a self-driving system designed to operate multiple vehicle types, from freight-hauling semi-trucks to ride-hailing passenger vehicles, and underpins Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect, its driver-as-a-service products for trucking and ride-hailing. Aurora is working with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem, including Toyota, FedEx, Volvo Trucks, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, U.S. Xpress, Werner, Covenant, Schneider, and Ryder. For Aurora’s latest news, visit and @aurora_inno on X/Twitter.



Paid parking is available in the garage connected to the Aurora office building at 1606 Smallman Street (0-2 hours is $5, 2-4 hours is $7). Street parking is also available nearby in marked spaces (avoid any restricted, unmarked or alley parking as you will be towed.)

Onsite Arrival

Upon arrival, enter the building (we'll have a sign on the door) and provide your name to the Pittsburgh Robotics Network check-in desk to receive your printed name badge. (All event registrations are electronic, so you do not need to print/bring any tickets.)

Dress Code

There is no required dress code for this event, smart casual is recommended.


Complimentary beer, wine, drinks, and food will be available.

Photo & Video Disclaimer

Video footage and/or photos will be taken during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. Please be advised, by registering for this event, you permit the Pittsburgh Robotics Network (PRN) to use the images in print, digital or web-based formats in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by the PRN for promotional and/or archival purposes.

Contact Information

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