Sensors Expo & Conference Attracts Wide Spectrum of Exhibitors in 2006; North America's Leading Sensor Event Marks 20th Year, June 5-7 in Rosemont, IL

Sensors Expo & Conference 2006
NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2006--Questex Media Group, Inc. today announced a dramatic increase in new exhibitors at Sensors Expo & Conference with more than 40 new suppliers already committed to participating at this year's event. Sensors Expo & Conference is the leading event in North America focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. This year, which marks the event's 20th anniversary, Sensors Expo & Conference will be held June 5-7, 2006 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

"In addition to the high number of returning exhibitors, this year's event is attracting a large number of new exhibitors including Arched Rock Corporation, Bielmatik, Dupont, IBM and Silicon Sensing. This widening interest reflects the excitement surrounding the revolution in sensing technology as well as the quality of the overall program. The event brings together a community of sensor buyers, suppliers, researchers and educators," commented Debra Brown, Event Director of Sensors Expo.

“The Infinite Possibilities of the 21st Century”

Analog Devices and IBM are silver sponsors of the event.

Keynotes, that are open to all attendees, are:

-- Gentry Lee, chief engineer, Planetary Flight Systems Directorate at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), will present "The Infinite Possibilities of the 21st Century" on Tuesday, June 6 at 8:30 a.m.

-- Sebastian Thrun, associate professor of computer science and director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL), will deliver "Winning the DARPA Grand Challenge: A Robot Race through the Mojave Desert" on Tuesday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m.

-- Dr. Robert M. Metcalfe, Ethernet inventor, and 3M founder, will present "The Future of Embedded Networking" on Wednesday, June 7 at 9:00 a.m.

For additional information on exhibiting or to register to attend Sensors Expo, call 1-800-748-5045 or visit

About Questex Media Group, Inc.

Sensors Expo & Conference is produced by Questex Media Group, Inc. (, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company's properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, 25 conferences and tradeshows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.

About Sensors Expo & Conference

Sensors Expo & Conference is the leading sensor event in North America exclusively focusing on sensors and sensor-integrated systems. The conference program is dedicated to exploring the most up-to-date innovations in sensor technology including physical sensors, sensor networks, biosensors, MEMS/nanotechnology, instrumentation & controls, intelligent systems, machine-to-machine communication, wireless sensing and IT technology. Sensors Expo & Conference identifies cutting-edge trends, explores them in an information-packed conference program and reflects those trends throughout the exhibit floor with new product announcements, application presentations, technology focused tours, and a showcase of hundreds of products and services.


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