NI Connect Austin

NI Connect Austin 2023

On May 23–24, 2023, attendees of NI Connect Austin—our premier, in-person event for test leaders—learned how companies use breakthrough test technologies and approaches to boost their business performance for a real competitive edge.

Relive the Experience of NI Connect Austin

Experience the power of test at NI Connect

Thank you to everyone who made NI Connect Austin 2023 a huge success! For two inspiring days, attendees gained insights to drive product and business performance and attended dozens of forums tailored to help them optimize their test data, modernize their labs with software standardization, and advance their bottom line. Stay tuned for our 2023 recap video!


NI Connect keynotes

During two inspiring keynotes, industry leaders joined us onstage to reveal how test organizations can be the strategic differentiator for their companies by driving business outcomes and why the future of test requires multiyear investing in critical technology, like smart connected systems; automating data insight; integrating design and test; and connecting user workflows.

Our Speakers


Distinguished companies like Allegro MicroSystems, Northrop Grumman, NXP, the Battery Innovation Center, and more shared their fresh perspectives and best practices.


Technical Sessions

NI Connect keynotes

Technical session attendees learned to increase efficiency and quality while decreasing time to market and total cost of test. They explored leading technologies and approaches, including Python/LabVIEW integration, effectively managing test data, and using analytics tools like AI and ML to improve yield.

NI Connect Austin special events

Conference Highlights at NI Connect Austin 2023

NI Connect Austin wasn’t just some ordinary tech conference. Attendees received individual support from our R&D experts, attended a one-of-a-kind party at the Circuit of the Americas racetrack, and delighted in the city’s most popular attractions.

Experience Lounge

NI Connect Experience Lounge

Once again, the Experience Lounge was the perfect space for sharing ideas, exploring technology, and fostering lasting connections between innovators. Highlights included the popular R&D Expert Bar, up-close demonstrations of cutting-edge tech products, and our retro arcade games!

Conference Party

NI Connect Conference Party

This year, partygoers enjoyed live music and good conversations at our most memorable venue yet—the Circuit of the Americas racetrack! Of course, we won’t forget the fun we had in the pit lane garages, the vintage cars on display, and those panoramic views from the top of the Observation Tower.



Thank you to our 2023 NI Connect Austin sponsors:


Event Details


Registration and Attendance

What is NI Connect?

NI Connect is our annual event series where engineers and industry leaders from around the world come together to explore the latest in test and data analytics as well as innovative products and approaches that drive businesses forward. This premier, in-person event also provides opportunities for attendees to reconnect with peers and share ideas that help one another Engineer Ambitiously.™  


What are the dates and locations of NI Connect?

NI Connect Austin was held at the Austin Convention Center on May 23–24, 2023. Next year’s conference is scheduled for May 21–22, 2024. Sign up to receive updates!


Will there be a virtual component to NI Connect?

Yes. We livestream our conference keynotes for free. The keynotes from NI Connect Austin 2023 are now available on demand through June 30, 2023. Access them here


Who should attend NI Connect?

Engineers at all levels can benefit from the conference’s keynotes and sessions. Business decision makers, solutions architects, developers, engineers, and aspiring engineers are all encouraged to attend and watch the keynotes from past events.


What can I expect at NI Connect? 

Engaging keynotes, interactive demos, networking opportunities, new product announcements, topic-centered breakout sessions, and more, including some fun surprises.  


Is NIWeek now known as NI Connect?

NIWeek was our long-standing annual conference held in Austin for more than 25 years. NI Connect builds on the best of what NIWeek had to offer while marking a new direction for future NI events as a whole. We’re excited to bring customers more hybrid events like NI Connect that blend in-person networking, access to advanced subject matter experts, and livestreaming capabilities.  


Will customers have to pay to attend?

Yes. There will be a registration fee to attend NI Connect. Please refer to the pricing section above.


Will the different forums from NI Connect be made available after the event? 

Yes. The keynotes from NI Connect Austin 2023 are now available on demand for free through June 30, 2023. Access them here. Content from technical sessions and workshops is only available to those who attended in person. 


What languages will the content be available in?

Content from NI Connect will be available in English. 


When will registration for NI Connect open?

Registration for NI Connect 2024 opens early next year. Sign up to learn more!

Who do I contact if I have questions that are not addressed in this FAQ?

Please email, and we’ll be happy to help you.


Are recertification points being given at NI Connect?

Yes. Recertification points will be given for presenting or attending NI Connect in-person.

Contact Information

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