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Jul 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The NCSL Workshop & Symposium Is Almost Here

hat: 2015 NCSL International Workshop & Symposium

When: July 19-23, 2015

Where: Grapevine, Texasbigstock-Generic-trade-show-blur-backgr-90621041

Exhibitors, speakers and attendees will gather for The National Conference of Standards Laboratories International Workshop & Symposium in just a few short weeks.  Taking place over 5 days, the abundance of programming will keep any participant busy for the whole event. This year, tutorial programs and technical programs will focus on Measurement Science and the Quality of Life. From Monday July 20th-Thursday July 23rd, the Exhibition Hall will be open to attendees during programming breaks, where the latest measurement technology will be on display. 

Featured Keynote Speakers

Dr. Chris Greer, NIST Senior Executive for Cyber Physical Systems and National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, will be a keynote speaker on Tuesday July 21st.  He also served as Assistant Director for Information Technology R&D in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Cybersecurity Liasion to the National Security Staff.

Steve Russell, who will also give a keynote address on Tuesday, is the DMS/DA Project Director for Duke Energy Carolinas and the Alstom DMS product wihtin Grid Modernization.  At Duke Energy, Steve is responsible for the Distribution Automation deployments in the Duke Energy Carolinas jurisdiction as well as the Alstom DMS deplayments, enhancements and upgrades  in the Duke Energy Carolinas and Midwest jurisdictions. 

Thursday's keynote speakers will include both Amy Young, a filmmaker with a science communication background, and Michael Trott, the Chief Scientist of Wolfram/Alpha. 

Tutorial Programs & Technical Programs

Starting the Saturday before the event, through Monday July 20th attendees will have the opporturnity to participate in presentations lead by industry experts. Throughout the NCSL International Workshop & Symposium, technical programs will be running from Tuesday to Thursday. Nine different sessions on a variety of measurement topics will gather a diverse group of industry professionals.

Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of Calibration in Dimensional Metrology
  • Running the Effective Laboratory Better - Data Driven Improvements that Matter
  • High Current DC Measurements and Safety Considerations
  • Appliying LEAN in a Calibration Laboratory Environment

Come check us out at Booth 616, where we will be featuring the MicroCal Pressure Calibrator.

Topics: Critical Environments, Building Automation, Calibration, HVAC/R

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