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We want to help you stay up to date with the latest RPA news, so we put together an exhaustive list of the robotic process automation events and conferences that are going to take place in 2020 across the world. This way, you have enough time to plan your participation in accordance with your most relevant interests.

If you do end up attending one of these events, drop us a line – if we’re attending, we’d love to meet. In case you haven’t had the chance to read about our experience at UiPath Forward III in Las Vegas yet, finding out about the highlights of this event might be inspirational for choosing which next year’s events to attend.

Global RPA events and conferences in 2020

We list the events in chronological order.

1. Robotic Process Automation Summit 2020

Date: 7 February 2020

Location: London, UK


1.21 GWs organizes this RPA event. The summit is called for by the “explosive” market growth, which is expected to reach 70-90% up to 2020. Among the participants, you can find names like Dinesh Mohan (Managing Director at Accenture), Sudip Roy (Head of Automation Delivery at Nationwide Building Society), or Raj Sharma (Founder and Director of CyberPulse Ltd).


“The Robotic Process Automation summit in London is called for by the “explosive” market growth, which is expected to reach 70-90% up to 2020. Check out more RPA events and conferences you can attend in 2020.”


The event offers a great opportunity to become familiar with the opinions of subject matter experts on provocative RPA topics such as concerns about data security and loss of control, or the political implications of leveraging the benefits of software robots in the public sector.

2. Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Summit

Date: 12 – 14 February 2020

Location: Bangalore, India


The event is organized by 1.21GWs as a large gathering for business stakeholders, RPA program leads, RPA developers and IT professionals. It promises valuable insights regarding state of the art of various facets of digitisation in the world of business, and the automation of increasingly complex processes with the help of coupling RPA and AI technologies. During the two days of conference, you can listen to more than 40 global speakers, and take an active part in one workshop.

3. Robotic Process Automation Conference

Date: 14 February 2020

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa


Also organized by 1.21GWs, the event is titled “Next Frontier for Businesses”. The focus is on discussing the virtues of RPA, such as streamlined processes or increased productivity, which substantiate the claim that automation technology is indeed the next frontier for economic organisations. Expected participants are up to 5000 delegates, and up to 50 exhibitors.

4. Intelligent Automation for Banking, Financial Services and Insurance

Date: 24 – 27 February 2020

Location: New York, USA


The purpose of this event is to assist you in deploying cognitive automation technologies in order to make a noticeable change for the good in the functioning of your business. Top-level experts will share their knowledge about RPA application areas, and about efficient means for implementing and scaling intelligent automation projects.

5. 3rd Annual Intelligent Automation Summit 2020

Date: 25 – 27 February 2020

Location: Sydney, Australia


This RPA conference titled “Boosting Cost Efficiencies, Customer Experience, Staff Productivity And Risk Management Through Scaled Robotics And Intelligent Automation” is part of the world’s leading and longest-running automation series. Pioneering industry leaders will tackle ways for handling some of the most difficult challenges along the automation journey, e.g., integrating RPA with existing legacy technology, managing operational complexities, or ensuring enterprise-wide support for automation projects.

6. International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics

Date: 26 – 27 February 2020

Location: Dubai, UAE.


The event is organized by Larix international and includes presentations from more than 20 expert speakers. Networking with the other participants can be taken as an opportunity to learn how to better address the challenges of automation, and how to advance the applications for technologies. There will be scientific sessions on Android Science, Artificial Intelligence, Speech and Image Processing, Industrial Applications of Robotics, Data Science, Deep Learning, etc.

7. Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Summit

Date: 20 March 2020

Location: Brisbane, Australia


This is another event organized by 1.21GWs. RPA is just one of the many tools in the automation toolbox. The summit is dedicated to the full range of intelligent automation technologies, covering, in addition to RPA, topics related to machine learning, AI, and more.

8. Robotic & Intelligent Automation Conference

Date: 8 May 2020

Location: Sydney, Australia


The event is hosted by Techies Meetup, and it is meant to provide a collaboration platform for industry senior experts and practitioners. The integration of ideas is the overarching goal of the conference, a facilitator of “getting the big skills for that big career”. Some of the “big skills” that attendance is likely to help developing are practical knowledge about the latest tools and frameworks, implementation strategies and tactics, awareness of emerging best practices, etc.

9. 4th Annual Intelligent Automation and RPA 2020 Middle East

Date: 16 -18 June 2020

Location: Dubai, UAE


This is the top event for business leaders in this part of the world who are set on pursuing the competitive advantages of transformational technologies such as RPA, Intelligent Automation and Artificial Intelligence. The favorable outcomes of digital technology in boosting operational excellence is the main reason for raising interest in its adoption among the fast developing countries in the region. The summit is a top event in the area, and there will be a lot to learn from various presentations of successful case studies.

10. Intelligent Automation Week

Date: 27 – 30 July 2020

Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA


With over 600 attendees, 80% of which are practitioners, and more than 60 sessions, the largest practitioner-led intelligent automation event in the world, promises to be an unforgettable and productive experience. It offers a great opportunity to learn from the experience of peers working in RPA, Machine Learning, Data-Driven decision-making, Natural Language Processing, or Artificial Intelligence.

11. International Conference on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Date: 16 September 2020

Location: Paris, France


The theme of this year’s conference is “Probing Innovations-Opportunities in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence”, and the focus will be on both autonomous and manual robots. Participants – eminent professors, researchers, students and delegates – will have the chance to exchange new theoretical ideas regarding interactive communication forms between humans and robots, as well as practical information about the current situation of the market.

12. Cybersecurity for Robotics 2020

Date: 18 – 19 November 2020

Location: Bilbao, Spain


The event opens the road of a series of annual conferences dedicated to cybersecurity as an issue of primary importance in the advent of digital technology. It will address topics like the cost of privacy in the era of IoT and AI, real-time communication systems, robotics, security, etc.


In case you know of other robotic process automation (RPA) events that we didn’t include in the list, or if you wish to include an event that you yourself organize, don’t hesitate to contact us.

In the meantime, if you haven’t read our free eBook with practical information for starting RPA implementation in 11 different industries, now is the time to check it out.

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