Advancing the safety, security, and future of critical infrastructure and manufacturing.

Industrial Cybersecurity

As the global authority on the value and significance of automation, the Automation Federation is at the vanguard of efforts to protect industrial automation and control systems--the operational underpinnings of industrial facilities and critical infrastructure-- from potentially catastrophic cyberattack.

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Workforce Development

The future of advanced manufacturing requires a highly skilled workforce, well-trained in automation and engineering. The Automation Federation partners with leaders from government, education and industry to inspire young people to gain the STEM-centric competencies needed to excel in the global economy.

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Member Advocacy

Central to the mission of the Automation Federation is representing the needs and interests of its 20 member organizations and 7 working groups--all committed to advancing the science and engineering of automation technologies and application, and moving the automation profession forward.

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