FedEx’s Aaron Prather to Deliver Keynote for Robotics 24/7’s Robot Applications Conference 2022

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Peerless Media is pleased to announce that Aaron Prather, senior technical adviser at FedEx Express, will deliver the keynote address at the Robot Applications Conference 2022, or RAC ’22. The virtual event, which is presented by Robotics 24/7, will be on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. It is designed to share end users’ perspectives on how to best apply automation.

Prather has worked at FedEx since 1995. He has unloaded trucks, managed scanners in the company’s Memphis hub, and developed and deployed IT systems for courier operations. Prather is also a noted technology evangelist who has spoken at numerous robotics events nationwide.

“My team’s morning routine is make coffee, check e-mail, read Robotics 24/7,” said Prather.

In his keynote, Prather will discuss how warehouses can optimize materials handling with robots and artificial intelligence. He will share his insights on the following topics:

  • FedEx’s experiences testing and deploying numerous types of robots
  • What robots and software are currently capable of, and what the supply chain industry wants
  • How scalability, flexibility, and throughput guide robotics deployments
  • The need for interoperability among robots from different vendors and related standards efforts

“Aaron has been a force of nature in advocating for practical automation,” noted Eugene Demaitre, editorial director of Robotics 24/7. “I look forward to sharing his insights with our audience of commercial robotics users, integrators, and suppliers.”

Robot Applications Conference includes five sessions

RAC ’22 is a one-day online event that will include sessions and panels on the following topics:

  • Automated Storage and the Future of Fulfillment
  • Goods-to-Person Systems Keep Workers in the Loop
  • Palletizing and the Next Frontiers for Mobile Robots
  • Piece Picking Gets Faster With Robotic Perception
  • Machine Tending and Welding With Robots

More information about the sessions can be found at the event site. Unlike other robotics event, the first Robot Applications Conference will focus on robotics applications rather than individual technologies or market verticals.

Robotics users interested in speaking at Robotics 24/7’s event can submit applications here.

Companies can learn more about sponsorship opportunities by contacting Tom Cooney at

About Peerless Media

Founded in 2010, Peerless Media is the leading provider of independent business content and information serving the supply chain, logistics, materials handling, and design engineering industries. Our flagship brands, including Robotics 24/7, Digital Engineering, Digital Engineering 24/7, Logistics Management, Modern Materials Handling, Supply Chain Management Review, Material Handling Product News, Supply Chain 24/7, and Material Handling 24/7, offer unparalleled business-to-business coverage via sites, newsletters, and conferences.

Peerless Media Introduces Latest Brand, Robotics 24/7

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Peerless Media is pleased to announce the launch of Robotics 24/7, the ultimate robotics resource dedicated to real-world applications from the entire robotics ecosystem.

Robotics 24/7 provides information to help manufacturing, supply chain, and other companies take full advantage of robots and automation. The site focuses on the industries, technologies, applications, and business development aspects of the robotics ecosystem.

Robotics 24/7 ecosystemIn addition, Robotics 24/7 gives readers a content-rich experience by connecting over 25 of the most significant industry topics with relevant articles, resources and companies. The brand is intended to help industry professionals identify, evaluate, and implement tools to improve quality, efficiency, safety, and productivity.

For advertisers, Robotics 24/7 offers a comprehensive sponsorship that provides content engagement, SEO enhancement and lead generation. The site also provides several other lead-generating or branding opportunities.

Robotics 24/7 will elevate your company’s brand and content—with an ROI that far exceeds your investment.” said Brian Ceraolo, president and CEO of Peerless Media. “Robotics 24/7 amplifies your content, generates engagement and provides strong SEO by adding your company’s resources as part of our content strategy. We’ll use your blogs, articles and assets on our site and in email pushes to our audience.”

Providing editorial direction for Robotics 24/7 is Eugene Demaitre, who has experience in business-to-business technology journalism and online media. Prior to Peerless Media, he was a senior editor at Robotics Business Review and The Robot Report.

“I’m focusing on real-world applications of robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles,” Demaitre said“I welcome everyone to the global conversation on how to best build and deploy such emerging technologies.”

For companies looking for opportunities to showcase their brand on Robotics 24/7, download the media kit, or contact Tom Cooney at

Send editorial questions to Eugene Demaitre at

About Robotics 24/7
Robotics 24/7 
is a new information portal intended to help designers, systems engineers, and end users discover, evaluate, and implement technologies to improve quality and efficiency. The site includes news, research, and supplier content to help businesses maximize their investments in robots, drones, autonomous vehicles, and more.

About Peerless Media LLC
Peerless Media produces industry-leading brands in the logistics, supply chain, materials handling and design engineering markets. Our flagship brands, including Modern Materials Handling, Material Handling Product News, Material Handling 24/7Logistics ManagementSupply Chain Management ReviewSupply Chain 24/7NextGen Supply Chain Conference, and Digital Engineering, are the content leaders in their respective fields for news, analysis, and resources. Peerless offers unparalleled marketing opportunities for branding, lead generation, research, content creation, and thought leadership. Learn more at
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