Hexagon Metrology as part of Hexagon AB announced today its speaker line-up for the first international conference Metrology @ Hexagon 2011, being held from June 6 -9, 2011 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida. Customer application stories and educational presentations will be delivered by leading companies including Ford Motor Company, the Volkswagen Group, Northrop Grumman 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 aerospace, automotive, alternative energy, and more. For more information, or to view the conference schedule, visit www.hexagonmetrology.com/conference
On Wednesday June 8th, Northrop Grumman will present ‘Taming the World of Portable CMMs’ (Coordinate Measuring Machines) which addresses two major topics affecting Portable CMM 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, a Hexagon company, will be dedicated to PC-DMIS inspection software power users and will cover reverse engineering topics.
The overall Hexagon 2011 conference agenda contains informational sessions dedicated to various industries. Hexagon Metrology’s parent company, Hexagon AB, in conjunction with Intergraph®, 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.