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Accepted Abstracts

MBD (Model-based definition): Benefits for design, manufacturing, and metrology

Daniel Campbell

Capvidia, United States 

Quality metrics and uncertainty with point clouds

Sofia Catalucci

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom 

3D Imaging and measurement for precision farming applications

Richard Dudley

NPL, United Kingdom 

Compact interferometric measurement solutions for high precision manufacturing and engineering

Malte Ennen

SmarAct, Germany 

Large volume infrastructure and networks optimization for the alignment of Sirius Light Source

Henrique Geraissate

LNLS - Brazilian Synchrotron, Brazil 

Development of error-reduction techniques for high-accurate measurement of tilt-surface shapes using laser

Tatsuo Hariyama

Hitachi, Japan 

Initial testing of a photogrammetric/multilateration sensor for NPL’s distributed coordinate metrology system, OPTIMUM

Jonathan Heaps

NPL, United Kingdom 

Real-time photogrammetry for solar power plant

Gorka Kortaberria

Tekniker, Spain 

3D thermal shape measurement of transparent objects

Martin Landmann

Fraunhofer IOF, Germany 

A novel instrument for accurate grid separation measurements in ion thrusters during ground-based testing

Mattia Lazzerini

NPL, United Kingdom 

Absolute angular measurement by dispersive interferometry using a femtosecond pulse laser

Xu Liang

Tianjin University, People's Republic of China 

‘A priori’ Monte-Carlo simulation solutions for large-scale metrology

Unai Multiba

Tekniker, Spain 

Error estimate of point cloud registration using laser scanner

Vitor Nardelli

ISI-SIM, Brazil 

A proposal for reconstructing the alignment profile of a synchrotron for verification purposes using a combination of photogrammetry, precise levelling and absolute distance measurements

Rodrigo de Oliviera Neto

LNLS - Brazilian Synchrotron, Brazil 

Predictive Quality and Process Optimization: Unfolding the Power of Automated Machine Learning

Akshay Paranjape

Icon Pro GmbH, Germany 

Performance evaluation of a reciprocal orientation technique between laser trackers using physical artefacts in a large volume environment

Douglas Luis Passuelo

LNLS - Brazilian Synchrotron, Brazil 

Proposal of new part of ISO 15530-X: sensitivity analysis

Wojtek Plowucha

ATH Bielsko, Poland 

Large volume metrology techniques to assess and improve pose accuracy of a Stewart platform

Maurício Porath

LGI, Brazil 

A.I.-Based Determination of Process Capabilities for Quality Data

Hermann Ritter

Icon Pro GmbH, Germany 

A direct laser trackers orientation technique based on reciprocal fitted spheres

Gustavo Rovigatti de Oliveira

LNLS - Brazilian Synchrotron, Brazil 

i²MON: Long-range laser scanning in an integrated multi-temporal monitoring system - Opportunities and challenges from a geodetic perspective

Daniel Schröder

DMT Group, Germany 

Hands-on – shop-floor-integration of optical metrology

Alex Schönberg

FFT Produktionssysteme, Germany 

Continuous slab casting machine quality and productivity performance improvement through three-dimensional alignment process

Paule Vierira

Tecnimex, Brazil 

5 Reasons why laser triangulation is the technology of choice for many of today’s measurement applications

Clive Warren

Third Dimension, United Kingdom 

Virtual Exhibition

The virtual exhibition will feature dedicated tiles with useful links and information.

For an example, visit WZL's V3DMC page.

3DMC Conference

3DMC is dedicated to the application and development of 3D measurement technology for industrial, scientific and cultural purposes.

Online Talks

V3DMC will feature live-streaming events and presentations for viewing on demand.
Typical themes:

  • 3D Metrology Technologies and Applications from Nanometre to Large Scale

  • Automation Enabled by In-Process Metrology

  • Digitization – Smart Sensors for the Internet of Production

  • Augmented and Virtual Reality Supporting User Interaction and Metrology-Based Decision Making

  • Measurement Uncertainty and Traceability

  • Non-Destructive Testing

Online participation will be free for both presenters and the audience.

Online Exhibition

The V3DMC online exhibition will incorporate image and video displays, and brochure downloads by exhibitors from a wide range of fields, e.g.:

  • aerospace

  • automotive

  • power generation

  • marine

  • off-shore

  • built environment

  • cultural heritage

  • virtual reality

Please contact Johannes to find out about options for exhibiting and details about possibilities for (modest) sponsorship.

Online Q&A Sessions

V3DMC encourages technical discussions, networking, and socializing by dedicating special time slots to live Q&A sessions related to both technical presentations and the V3DMC online exhibition.

All participants are cordially invited to join our moderated Q&A sessions in the comfort of their own homes or at their desks.

We encourage all participants to dive into an even more lively experience by providing state-of-the-art streaming services that will allow everyone to join our rich and fully-featured video conferences with dozens of other metrology experts.

Why You Should Attend 3DMC

Learn for Life

Expert presentations on the latest advances in research and application define 3DMC's unique technical profile.

Get Global

Researchers, decision makers and sales executives from around the globe guarantee an international atmosphere.

Extend Your Network

3DMC encourages you to stay in touch through our social media groups. Keeping contacts alive has never been easier.

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts is open.
Please feel free to send us your abstract.


Content: current application/research
Format: slideshow only, no proceedings
Duration: 20-25 min

Detailed Guidelines

Q&A Sessions

Content: discussion of presentations
Format: live streams
Software: ZOOM

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3DMC always inquiries about presentations. Abstracts are scientifcally reviewed prior to their selection for presentation.

Send Inquiry

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in 2016-2019
w/o duplicates


Delegate Passes
in 2016-2019


Exhibitor Booths
in 2016-2019


Institutional Visits
in 2016-2019

Meet exhibitors from 2016-2019.

Indulge in memories.

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Visit the website on a desktop PC for the fully featured History section.

Who's Involved

Meet the organizers.

Ben Hughes

NPL London, UK

Robert Schmitt

Director at WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany

Harald Bosse

PTB Braunschweig, Germany

Steve Kyle

3DIMPact, UCL London, UK

Martin Peterek

WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany

Benjamin Montavon

WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany

Johannes Brand

WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany

Check out 3DMC's network of institutions.
Learn more about our partners.


Hosting Institution Aachen, Germany


Hosting Institution Aachen, Germany


Supporting Institution London, UK


Supporting Institution Braunschweig, Germany


Supporting Institution London, UK


Supporting Institution Eibar, Spain


Partner Conference


Partner Conference July 20-24, 2020
New Orleans, LA, USA


Partner Conference February 26-28, 2020
Bilbao, Spain


Media Partner  

Catch up on our industrial intelligence: the Industrial Advisory Board.

Ben Adeline


Martin Harding

Rolls-Royce Oberursel, Germany

Markus Ohlenforst

IconPro Aachen, Germany

Heiko Paluszek

sigma3D Mainz, Germany


Download archives and programs of previous conference editions.
Obtain the media pack for spreading the word.

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3DMC was established in 2016. Ever since then, speakers and presenters have added to the conference's technical profile with outstanding contributions.

The latest archives are password-protected. Contact Johannes for the password.

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The 3DMC organizers always strive to create balanced programs with equally distributed presentation slots, exhibition slots, and times for social activities and recreation.

You are cordially invited to take a look at the programs of past 3DMC conferences.

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Media Pack

The Committee wants to provide exhibitors, presenters, industrial advisors and each and every 3DMC enthusiast with sound material to spread the word.

Find images, logos, flyers, presentations, and more in a single convenient archive.

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