Metrology Speaker Agenda Published for Hexagon 2012 International Conference
26 March 2012
Line-up to include metrology experts and users, techniques, and applications
Hexagon Metrology announced today its speaker agenda for the Hexagon 2012 International Conference, being held from June 4 – 7, 2012 at the MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas, USA. Customer application stories and educational presentations will be delivered by leading organizations including: GE Inspection Technologies, Naval Air Systems Command, SEAT division of Volkswagen Group, Lowell Inc, Metal Technologies Inc and motorsport teams Red Bull Technology and Hendrick Motorsports.
In addition to expert users discussing dimensional measurement techniques, Hexagon Metrology will also conduct sessions focused on measurement trends and applications in industrial metrology for companies in the aerospace, automotive, energy, and medical fields.
Presentations will cover a wide range of topics. New to this year’s conference is a dedicated QUINDOS User Track with presentations covering the use of the specialized QUINDOS metrology software for special geometry measurement, wear measurement, blade geometry and simulation. In the Metrology Trends Track, ‘Why the Prius Changed Everything’ will demonstrate how Toyota changed the very makeup of powertrains, affecting everything from ‘grocery-getters’ to exotic sports cars. ‘Generating Content for Virtual Reality Using 3D Scanned Data’ will be presented as well as a session on using the Total Desirability Index to zero in on critical features when using colormap inspections. An update on changes in the GD&T standard, and workshops on SPC and Gage R&R techniques will also be offered. In the PC-DMIS User Track, the industry leading PC-DMIS 2012 software package will be officially released, complemented by demonstrations and hands-on workshops covering all the new features, plus best practices and programming techniques. View the Metrology Track preliminary agenda here.
The overall Hexagon conference agenda will contain hundreds of informational and educational sessions dedicated to the many industries that use Hexagon’s 3D measurement and visualization technologies. Other Hexagon divisions including Intergraph® and Leica Geosystems will host sessions dedicated to SG&I (Security, Government and Infrastructure), PPM (Process, Power, and Marine), Geospatial measurement, surveying and mapping. Attendees of the Hexagon 2012 International Conference have universal access to all sessions, keynotes, networking and entertainment events, a 50,000 square foot technical exhibition area featuring the latest Hexagon products, product demonstrations, and displays from complementary vendors.
The special Hexagon 2012 “pre-registration” rate of US$799 is available through 16 April. Room rates at the MGM Grand are from just $129 per room per night plus taxes. To register and for more information, please visit www.hexagonconference.com/met
About Hexagon Metrology
Hexagon Metrology offers a comprehensive range of products and services for all industrial metrology applications in sectors such as automotive, aerospace, energy and medical. We support our customers with actionable measurement information along the complete life cycle of a product – from development and design to production, assembly and final inspection.
With more than 20 production facilities and 70 Precision Centers for service and demonstrations, and a network of over 100 distribution partners on five continents, we empower our customers to fully control their manufacturing processes, enhancing the quality of products and increasing efficiency in manufacturing plants around the world. For more information, visit www.hexagonmetrology.com.
Hexagon Metrology is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com). Hexagon is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.
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