Coordinate Metrology Society Conference Announces Call for Papers

2017 CMSC urges portable measurement experts to submit abstracts for presentation and publication.

(Image courtesy of CMSC.)

(Image courtesy of CMSC.)

The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) has launched its call for papers for the 33rd annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference (CMSC), July 17 – 21, 2017, to be held in Snowbird, UT.

The eminent membership association for measurement professionals worldwide is once again seeking original, expert-level contributions from portable metrology practitioners.

The technical papers can cover a range of topics from scientific research and development, technology benchmarks, case studies covering the successful use of 3D coordinate measurement systems, breakthroughs in metrology and more.

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CMSC 2017

One of the longest running technology conferences in the world, the CMSC is an educational venue where expert and novice metrologists convene to discuss best practices, measurement strategies and groundbreaking technology implementations.

(Image courtesy of CMSC.)

(Image courtesy of CMSC.)

The Coordinate Metrology Society avows a commitment to forging a learning culture and expanding the boundaries of knowledge with a variety of programs and challenges held at the Education and Measurement Zone located in the CMSC Exhibition Hall.

Other highlights of the conference include career-enhancing activities such as the CMS Level-One and Level-Two Certification examinations, technical workshops and hands-on competitions during the 5-day event.

CMSC Technical Papers

The CMS Executive Committee will select the top technical papers presented at CMSC 2017 for publication in the Journal of the CMSC. CMS members in good standing can also access the technical papers and presentations via the CMSC website.

Researchers are also encouraged to cite CMSC technical papers if referenced in their own technical papers.  Conference registration and membership fees are waived for individual speakers presenting at the conference. In the case of multiple authors, the CMS will waive one conference registration and membership fee. 

The 2016 CMSC provided a diversity of twenty-five white papers and application presentations from CMS members, special industry guests and master users of portable measurement technology.

Conference speakers represented numerous prestigious organizations, including:

  • The Boeing Company
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Triumph Aerostructures
  • Stelia Aerospace
  • Northrop Grumman Missions Systems
  • FFT Produktionssysteme GmbH& Co. (Germany)
  • National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • UNC Charlotte
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology (Canada)
  • National Research Council Canada
  • University College London (UK)

Abstract submissions for technical papers and presentations are due by March 11, 2017. The CMS Executive Committee peer reviews each abstract, and if selected, the speaker will receive a Notification of Acceptance on April 8, 2017.

The CMSC Technical Paper Guidelines for presentations and technical papers can be downloaded here.

For more information about presenting a technical paper at CMSC 2017, contact technical presentations coordinators Michelle Edwards, Daniel Sawyer, or Scott Sandwith via the CMS website.