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2019 Exhibitors And Talks

Exhibitors in 2019

Confirmed Talks And Posters

TALK: WED – 10:15

Metrology For The New Airbus Wing Integration Centre At Bristol Filton

Paul Richardson

Airbus, United Kingdom

TALK: WED – 11:15

Performance Comparison Of Four 3D Tracking Systems For In-factory applications

Istvan Brio

Loughborough University, United Kingdom

TALK: WED – 11:40

Use Of Relocation Gauges For Linking Laser Trackers In Cluttered Measurement Environments

Rodrigo Leao

LNLS, Brazil

TALK: WED – 12:05

Real-Time Laser Tracker Compensation Of Robotic Machining Trials At University Of Bath

Zheng Wang

University Of Bath, United Kingdom

TALK: WED – 14:15

Underwater Photogrammetry Down To 6000 m Depth

Fabio Menna

COMEX, France / FBK, Italy

TALK: WED – 14:40

Simulating The Application Of Drones For Optical 3D Inspection In The Oil & Gas Industries

Tiago Costa Pinto

LabMetro, Brazil

TALK: WED – 15:05

Testing Medical Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) Using High-Speed Photogrammetry

Jon Heaps

NPL, United Kingdom

TALK: WED – 16:15

Determination Of Measurement Uncertainty For Large Involute Gears By Means Of Monte Carlo Method

Ann-Kathrin Wiemann

PTB, Germany

TALK: WED – 16:40

Predictive Maintenance of Measurement Processes on Coordinate Measurement Machines

Markus Ohlenforst

IconPro GmbH, Germany

TALK: WED – 17:05

Evaluation Of Performance And Uncertainty Of Coordinate Measuring Arms On The Shop Floor

Salma El Asmai

Université de Bourgogne, France

TALK: THU – 09:00

A Framework For Calibration Of Optical Coordinate Measuring Instruments

Richard Leach

University Of Nottingham, United Kingdom

TALK: THU – 09:25

Compensation Of Cobot Inaccuracies By Innovative Sensors And Intelligent Path Planning Software

Michael Ernst

3D.aero, Germany

TALK: THU – 09:50

Predicting Machining Errors Arising From Complex Kinematic Errors Using A Digital Twin

Scott Sandwith, Doug Bristow

NRK & University of Missouri & Boeing, United States

TALK: THU – 11:15

High-Speed Fringe Projection And Real-Time Phase Analysis For Robot 3D Vision Applications

Russell Coggrave

Loughborough University, United Kingdom

TALK: THU – 11:40

Geometric Partitioning By Holistic Approximation

Axel von Freyberg

Universität Bremen, Germany

TALK: THU – 12:05

A Flexible Method For The Geometric Characterisation Of A Multi-View Fringe Projection System

Amrozia Shaheen

University Of Nottingham, United Kingdom

TALK: THU – 13:30

Acoustic System For Average Temperature Measurement Along A Short Distance

Karim-Mounssif Mimoune

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France

TALK: THU – 13:55

Development Of Measurement Probe For Narrow-Space 3D Shapes

Tatsuo Hariyama

Hitachi, Japan

TALK: THU – 14:20

Immersive Positioning And Measurement In Complex Spaces

Zhiyuan Niu

Tianjin University, China

TALK: THU – 15:15

Large Volume 3D Metrology For Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Technology

Eneko Gomez-Acedo


TALK: THU – 15:40

Smart And Digitally-Enabled Multi-Wave Light Sensor Technology: Closed-Loop Fabrication, Inspection And Quality Control

Pasquale Franciosa

WMG, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

TALK: THU – 16:05

Improving Quality Of Over-Braided Composite Structures Through In-Process Measurement

Dan Griffin

National Composites Centre, United Kingdom


Physical Methodology Of Assessing 3D Measurement Uncertainties By Multi Levels Monte Carlo Simulation

François Hennbelle

Université de Bourgogne, France


Design Study Of A Fringe Projection System

John Hodgson

Loughborough University, United Kingdom


Digitalisation Of Collaborative Human-Robot Workspaces

Joanna Turner

Loughborough University, United Kingdom


Metrology For Integration And Installation Activities At The PRIMA Test Facility

Fabio Degli Agostini

Consorzio RFX, Italy


Pose Estimation For Automated CAD Registration For Photogrammetry Using Machine Learning

Joe Eastwood

University Of Nottingham, United Kingdom


Assessment Of The Mechanical Uncertainties Of A Novel And Affordable Multilateration System

Joffray Guillory

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France


Internal Feature Recognition Technology For Multi-Surface Splicing Surfaces

Che Wencheng

Beihang University, China


Covariance In 3D Measurement Uncertainty Evaluation

Peter Benko

Coventry University, United Kingdom

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Buy Tickets

3DMC tickets for delegates and exihibitors include full access to all conference features.

Exhibitors' tickets include a 6m² booth and priority support by the committee.

Speakers receive their free pass, but are required to register after receiving their personal 100% discount code.

Delegate Pass:590.- €
Exhibitor Booth (incl. 1 pass):2,490.- €


Apply as Startup

Startup companies are invited to exhibit at 3DMC for a reduced fee.

We provide startups with a 3m² booth and priority support.

As conditions apply, we kindly ask startups to contact the committee for the negotiation of individual options.

Startup Booth (incl. 1 pass):990.- €
(Conditions apply!)

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Stay in Touch

3DMC aims to extend their participants' networks not only during the conference.

Subscribe to our newsletter in order to be among the first to receive important information about the conference.

Join our LinkedIn group where metrology experts meet online for fruitful discussions.

Receive information about promotional codes and discounts.

Sponsor Networking

Sponsoring of a social event includes free delegate passes, the possibility to bring giveaways, several co-branding options, and logo placement on the website.

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Exhibitor Rewards

Exhibitors can sign up for the reward plan to receive a custom promotional code and substantial discounts based on the number of delegates they introduce.

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3DMC Conference

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

Technical Talks/Posters

3DMC welcomes talks and posters on a wide range of topics. Typical themes include:

  • 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

Industrial Exhibition

3DMC invites manufacturers of 3D metrology equipment, software suppliers, and service providers who address industrial and technology sectors that include the following:

  • aerospace

  • automotive

  • power generation

  • marine

  • off-shore

  • built environment

  • cultural heritage

  • virtual reality

Extensive Networking

3DMC encourages networking and socializing with a fine selection of included evening activities on November 5 and 6.

These evening activities include

  • an ice-breaker on the first night and

  • a conference dinner on the second.

Participants are cordially invited to join these 3DMC social events where they can extend their professional and private networks in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Metrology Stadium

3DMC features the Metrology Stadium, a dedicated area for live hard- and software interaction, in co-operation with SpatialAnalyzer. Delegates can compete against each other in terms of measuring speed and accuracy.

Workshops & Demos

3DMC encourages participants to engage with experts in specialized sessions. Broaden your knowledge of metrology systems and their industrial applications during in-depth discussions with like minded professionals!

User Group Meetings

Here East and 3DMC are the ideal place and occasion for metrology user group meetings. Get in touch with the organizing committee to discuss co-location options and gather information about the mutual benefits.

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Why You Should Attend 3DMC

Learn for Life

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

Enjoy Exhibiting

Exhibitors meet new customers from a diverse range of sectors and find the time to engage in in-depth discussions.

Leverage the Leisure

3DMC invites all participants to take part in high class evening events. All social activities are included.

Experience Metrology

Delegates get hands-on experience of the latest systems from major manufacturers and software suppliers.

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.

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Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts is closed.
The organizing committee would like to thank all presenters for their contributions.


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

Final Deadlines:
September 13 (abstract)
September 27 (draft)

Detailed Guidelines


Content: current application/research
Restriction: no sales-oriented content
Format: A0, portrait
Display: poster gallery, dedicated timeslot

Final Deadlines:
September 13 (abstract)
September 27 (draft)

Detailed Guidelines


3DMC always welcomes inquiries about abstracts and presentations. All abstracts are scientifcally reviewed prior to their selection for presentation.

Thank you for thoroughly ensuring that you have all permissions to submit and present your material.

Send Inquiry

Final deadlines:
September 13 (abstract)
September 27 (drafts)

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3DMC welcomes you in London.

The City: London

England’s buzzing capital is well worth the visit and has so much to offer, from magnificent history and culture to cutting-edge fashion and food. Take a spin on the London Eye to experience spectacular views of the city's skyline and get a unique perspective on iconic London landmarks like Big Ben, London Bridge, Westminster Abbey and the Hungerford Bridge.

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The Venue: Plexal

Plexal is a place for the innovators of the world: the makers, creators, thinkers, coders, rule-breakers and change-makers. What was once the Press Centre for the 2012 Olympic Games has been transformed into a bustling mini-city that has its own indoor park, high street, town hall and a room dedicated to making and prototyping.

Visit Plexal's Website

Getting There

Here's the place to download detailed information on how to get to 3DMC. Exhibitors will find instructions on where and when to ship equipment and display material. Delegates and presenters will find the address of the venue and directions right up to the 3DMC reception desk. Please stay tuned – more info coming soon!

Soon: Download Directions

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Find out about facts and figures.


in 2016-2018
w/o duplicates


Delegate Passes
in 2016-2018


Exhibitor Booths
in 2016-2018


Institutional Visits
in 2016-2018

Meet exhibitors from 2016-2018.

Indulge in memories.

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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


Partner Conference July 22-26, 2019
Orlando, FL, USA


Partner Conference September 24-26, 2019
Paris, France


Media Partner  

IconPro GmbH

Social Event Sponsor  

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

Ben Adeline


Martin Harding

Rolls-Royce Oberursel, Germany

Fabio Menna

COMEX Marseille, France

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.

2016 2017 2018


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.

2016 2017 2018

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.

Media Pack