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31st Annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference

Date: 20th – 24th July 2015

Location: The Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, FL

Cost to attend: Early Bird Registration:
NOW- May 22nd: $555
Regular Rate Registration: May 23rd - June 12th: $640
Late Registration: June 13th - July 24th: $690
Special Student Pricing: (Requires current student ID confirmation at registration): $310 weekly, $210-$260 daily

Cost includes a one year membership giving you access to the members only are on the website. This public restricted area contains annual conference proceedings,technical papers, study results and the CMS by-laws. Registration also includes the conference program, exhibit hall entrance, admittance to presentations, user meeting groups, admission to all workshops, daily breakfast, daily lunch, admittance to evening networking events on Monday and Wednesday, and the Wednesday night CMSC Banquet.

What is CMSC:
With more than 2000 members in companies representingeleven industries, CMSC is the largest international, professional organization uniting the users of 3D Portable Metrology.

Why Attend CMSC:
By attending the CMSC 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibit Hall you'll have access to the world'sbest support community in the metrology industry.

Who Attends CMSC:
  • Users of 3D metrology technology
  • Users of Metrology Hardware and software
  • Vendors of 3D Portable Metrology solutions
  • Service Providers
  • Designers and CAD Support Specialists
  • Academics and researches in the field of large volume metrology
What you will experience at CMSC:
  • Practicaluser-driven knowledge that you can implement at your job immediately.
  • Access to using members, vendors, and service providers through presentations,workshops, hands-on training opportunities and networkingevents.
  • Direct interactionwith more than a 400 end users of Metrology solutions, including developers, decision makers and vendors.
  • A preview of the latest innovations and technology advancements by the top vendors in the industry at the vendor expo.
  • What you need to know about New technology including hardware and software
  • How to successfully work in a heterogeneous environment.
  • Understand how others are having like issues and how they are solving them.
  • How you can implement 3D portable metrology solution in your industry learning how other implementations have been handled.
  • What are the challenges of collaboration in a 3D environment including product development, production within the supply chain and post-delivery issues.
  • What You'll Learn. The conference program isspecifically developed to deliver content focused on the most pressing Metrology issues of the day.
Workshop/Conference Highlights:
  • Education: Presentation and papers are given across the industry
  • Training: Hands on training in breakout sessions and workshops
  • Key Note Speaker: Expert Technical Presenter
  • User Group Meetings: Several metrology OEM’s hold their annual user group meeting.
  • Exhibit Hall: Top product vendors showcasing the latest technology solutions
  • Measurement Zone: e-Learning Center, Multiple Topics, Test Skill Levels, Hands-on Opportunities.
  • Pre-register for the Level One and Level Two Certification Program.
  • Networking: Interaction with others that are having the same issues you are, multiple opportunities to make professional connections by sharing best practices, success stories, solutions, and product issues
Your Goal
How CMSC Attendance Supports Your Goal
Stay current on industry trends and keep your skills up-to-date
CMSC is fully committed to continuing its rich tradition of providing best in class education developed by and for members of the CMSC Community. CMSC events present the highest quality user-focused education and training available. Sessions are presented by top individuals and product experts and are geared to help attendees solve real user issues.
Network and share best practices with your peers
As the nation’s only user-driven event for 3D portable Metrology solutions, you will be in the same rooms with the closest peers and like-users no matter what industry you represent. The conference provides a wide variety of networking opportunities, including networking breaks, lunches and evening receptions.
Acquire vendor-neutral information
CMSC attracts the industry’s leading vendors in its Exhibit Hall to provide you with the most up-to-date product and support information available. Visit the Exhibit Hall during lunch, breaks and free time to evaluate different solution providers and their technologies to find the one that may best fit your organization’s needs.
Connect with others to acquire new ideas and inspiration
With more than 30 education sessions and hands-on training opportunities, and access to experts from 3D portable Metrology industry. It will help you see your work in a new perspective. This event will help provide you with new perspectives and skills that will immediately increase your value to your organization.

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Click here to see a justification letter for CMSC 2015

The Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) is unique. At a trade show, the emphasis is on sales. At the CMSC the focus is on technical education via practical and academic technical presentations, workshops and seminars. Yes, our Exhibit Hall is filled with the most up-to-date portable coordinate measurement system hardware and software, and service companies that know how to apply that equipment to your tasks. But the manufacturers and providers understand that education is the key to their success.

Your registration fee includes your annual membership dues and full access to all CMSC activities including technical presentations, workshops, seminars, user group meetings and social activities. But the greatest benefit of the Conference may be the opportunity to network with and learn from your peers. The information you take home from the Conference will without a doubt help you be more successful in your work environment.

If you are considering attending and/or sponsoring, please review the following:

In 2008, we had an attendance of nearly 600 with 25 technical presentations along with an exhibit hall filled with 86 booths acquired by 48 prominent industry exhibitors. Our attendees gathered from 15 different countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, Vietnam, and the US. Participation from higher educational institutions also grew, including the University of North Carolina, the University of Michigan, Texas A&M University, University of Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain), Geodetic Institute, university Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe, Germany), and the Max-Planck-Institute fur Plasmaphysik (Greifswald, Germany). Prominent institutions in attendance included Brookhaven National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Southwest Research Institute, Smithsonian Institution, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the Canadian Space Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Institute for Standards Technology.