Hexagon Metrology’s First International Conference Attracts Top Shelf Speaker Lineup

  Conference sessions feature broad array of metrology users, techniques, and applications

May 2, 2011 -- Hexagon Metrology announced today its confirmed speaker lineup for the first international conference Metrology @ Hexagon 2011, being held from June 6 -9, 2011 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, FL. Customer application stories and educational presentations will be delivered by leading companies including Ford Motor Company, the Volkswagon Group, Northrup Grumman and motorsport teams Red Bull Technologies 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.hexmet.us/conference.

On Wednesday June 8th, Northrop Grumman will present ‘Taming the World of Portable CMMs’ which addresses two major topics affecting PCMM 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, will be dedicated to PC-DMIS inspection software power users and will cover reverse engineering topics.    

The overall Hexagon 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.

About Hexagon Metrology
Hexagon Metrology serves the high precision measurement and inspection needs of worldwide manufacturers with its extensive line of metrology hardware, software, accessories and customer services. The company's name-brand portfolio of quality assurance products include Brown & Sharpe, Cognitens, Leica Geosystems, ROMER, Sheffield, PC-DMIS, DEA, Leitz and TESA. Hexagon Metrology has an unrivaled installed base of more than 1.5 million handheld, stationary and portable measurement devices, and over 35,000 seats of PC-DMIS metrology software. More information is at http://www.HexagonMetrology.us.
The company is a business unit of Hexagon AB (Stockholm, Sweden), a publicly-traded company (Nasdaq OMX Stockholm: HEXA B). The Hexagon group consists of nearly 11,000 employees located in 42 countries.

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