Hexagon Metrology (North Kingstown, Rhode Island) has confirmed the speaker lineup for the first international conference Metrology @ Hexagon 2011, which is scheduled for June 6 to 9 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida. Among those set to deliver educational presentations and customer application stories are Ford Motor Company, the Volkswagon Group and Northrup Grumman as well as motorsport teams Red Bull Technologies and Hendrick Motorsports. The conference will also feature sessions focused on measurement trends and industrial metrology applications for the aerospace, automotive, alternative energy and other sectors. For more information and a complete conference schedule, visit hexmet.us/conference.
On Wednesday June 8th, Northrop Grumman will present ‘Taming the World of Portable CMMs’ which addresses two major topics affecting PCMM usage: the Coordinate Measurement Society’s proposal for accredited operator certification and ASTM Committee E57’s progress towards developing standards related to 3D imaging. A session highlighting new CMM standards will immediately follow, presented by the University of North Carolina. On Wednesday afternoon, ‘New and Improved Metrology for Wind Energy Systems’ will be given by BIMAQ (The Bremen Institute for Metrology). Another session, presented by Technodigit, will be dedicated to PC-DMIS inspection software power users and will cover reverse engineering topics.
The overall Hexagon conference agenda contains informational sessions dedicated to various industries. Hexagon Metrology’s parent company, Hexagon AB, in conjunction withIntergraph®, ERDAS, and Leica Geosystems will host dedicated sessions to SG&I (Security, Government and Infrastructure), PPM (Process, Power, and Marine), and Geosystems. Attendees of Metrology @ Hexagon 2011 will receive access to all conference proceedings, networking events, and the exhibition area featuring the latest Hexagon products and product demonstrations.