Coordinate Metrology Society Conference Opens Registration

The 36th annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC) is scheduled to be held July 20-24, in New Orleans.


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Coordinate Metrology Society Conference

The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) has opened registration for its 36th annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC), to be held July 20-24, in New Orleans. The CMSC is said to attract attendees from the entire value chain surrounding the metrology sector. The conference enables novice and expert users of portable and stationary measurement technologies to learn about breakthroughs in metrology applications and discuss the impacts on manufacturing, science and data-driven technology platforms. Attendees choose from an offering of workshops, white paper presentations, training sessions, live events, competitions, Education and Measurement Zone programming, and an exhibition hall.

The CMSC Weekly Pass includes entry to a comprehensive program of technical presentations, multiple workshops and training sessions, industry and standards updates, the CMSC exhibition hall, the Measurement and Education Zones, as well as post-conference access to all technical papers and presentation materials. Attendees can also participate in metrology challenges, networking events and a local tour in addition to the popular CMS Quiz Show and Ask the Experts forum events. 


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