Inspire. Collaborate. Innovate.

Top Reasons to Attend This Event

ESC Minneapolis is the Midwest's only embedded systems conference. It takes place alongside five other related shows, which makes it part of the region's biggest advanced design and manufacturing event. Offering more than 500 suppliers (including Green Hills Software, Teledyne LeCroy, Tektronix, Rohde & Schwarz, and Lauterbach), two advanced educational conferences, and opportunities to network with more than 5,000 attendees, ESC is ideal for sourcing, innovation, and learning.

Inspiring Keynote Address

A perfect mix of education and motivation, the keynote speakers are visionary leaders with practical experience. Wednesday's speaker — the University of Minnesota's Michael McAlpine, an authority on 3D printing — discusses mixing biological and functional materials via 3D and the mixtures' impact on human bodies. On Thursday, VSI Labs founder and autonomous vehicle expert Phil Magney reveals the tech, within the vehicles and the world around them, that can make autonomous driving safe. Prepare for these speakers to intrigue you and inspire you.

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What's Happening on the Expo Floor?

Attendee-to-Exhibitor Matchmaking

This time-saving new feature connects you with suppliers who can tackle your sourcing challenges. These short meetings are designed to give you the solutions you need.

Engineering HQ

See demonstrations, case studies, panels, and presentations on new advances in robotics, industrial automation, electronics, 3D printing, packaging, and more.

Medtech Central

This theater, the expo's center for medtech and healthcare education, offers panels, discussions, news, and solutions to engineers, designers and manufacturers.

Tech Theater

Watch innovative exhibitors — in medtech and other fields — showcase their latest technologies. Ask questions, get answers, and discover products for your projects.

Haunted Boo(ze) Crawl

The expo begins on Halloween, so we've set up a tour of exhibitors to give you tech tricks and tasty treats, including drinks and light bites, from 3 to 4 p.m. on October 31.

Last Year's Attending Companies

BAE Systems
Cisco Systems
Digi International
General Motors
Lockheed Martin
Polaris Industries

What Attending Companies Look For

Artificial intelligence
Augmented & virtual reality
Autonomous vehicles
Debugging software tools
Design tools
Embedded design hardware
Internet of Things & connected devices
Machine learning
Microcontrollers & microprocessors
Networking security
Real-time operating systems
Test and measurement equipment

Six Leading Shows, One Powerful Event

Expo Hours

Wednesday, October 31
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 1
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.