3DMC

Automation
,   |  Digitization
,   |  Data Intelligence


Thank you for participating in 3DMC 2022
and for all your highly valued contributions!

Thank you from the organizers

Robert Schmitt Ben Hughes, Stephen Kyle Hosts, NPL/UCL

Dear 3DMC Participants of 2022,

This year's conference was a blast!

Thanks to your active participation, your unbending will for taking part in in-depth discussions, your state-of the-art scientific contributions, and your highly communicative role in the evening events, it was you who created a truly remarkable, unique event.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you at our next edition!
Please stay tuned for further information.

Recap 2022

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Exhibition

Evening

Publication Schedule

Deadlines

Paper Submission
December 1

Process

Starting this year, we offer presenters to submit a presentation‑related article for publication
in a special issue of the open-access journal Metrology from our media partner MDPI.
Note that these submissions will be subject to MDPI's independent peer-review process.
Find out more about instructions for authors of journal articles.

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Presentations

Content: current application/research
Restriction: no sales-oriented content
Format: slideshow, optional proceedings
Duration: 15-25 min, including Q&A

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Posters

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

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Inquiries

3DMC welcomes presentation inquiries.
Abstracts are scientifically reviewed prior to their selection for presentation.
Abstracts are submitted online.

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 cordially to take part in our 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 social media groups. Keeping contacts alive has never been easier.

3DMC Conference

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Technical Talks/Posters

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

  • 3D Metrology Technologies and Applications from Nanometer 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
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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
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Extensive Networking

3DMC encourages networking and socializing with a fine selection of included evening activities on November 15 and 16.

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.

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Metrology Stadium

3DMC features the Metrology Stadium, a dedicated area for live hard- and software demonstration, in co‑operation with our exhibitors.
Experience novel technology first hand!

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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!

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User Group Meetings

WZL's lab 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.

History

Aachen 2022

28 Presentations
154 Participants
11 Countries of Origin
15 Exhibitions
56 Participant Affiliations

Virtual Event 2021

23 Presentations
164 Participants
141 GBytes of Traffic
744 Presentation Views

Facts and Figures from Our Live Events

32 Countries
in 2016-2019
w/o duplicates
648 Delegate Passes
in 2016-2019
combined
66 Exhibitor Booths
in 2016-2019
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254 Institutional Visits
in 2016-2019
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Selected Exhibitors Since 2016

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V|3DMC

Watch some of our awesome presentations from 2020 and 2021.

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3D thermal shape measurement of transparent objects
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Machine Learning for Learning Machines – How A.I. helps to optimize the OEE of Measurement Systems
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Optical metrology for digital manufacturing: A review
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Error estimate of point cloud registration using laser scanner
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3D Imaging and measurement for precision farming applications
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LNLS 1/4: Large volume infrastructure and networks optimization for the alignment of Sirius Light Source
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Proof of accuracy of an at‑line high‑resolution CT system demonstrated with the example of an additively manufactured impeller
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Generalized (5D) Scene Metrology
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Calibration of a Serial Manipulator Robot via Motion‑Capture Photogrammetry for 3D Concrete Printing
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Photogrammetry for robot tracking / control at multiple scales
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Latitude Code Scanning Deflectometry
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Hands‑on shop‑floor‑integration of optical metrology

Downloads

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Archive
Archives

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

For the virtual events, the video presentations are available.

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Programs

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 3DMConferences.

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Exhibition Template

We provide exhibitors with a comfortable exhibition template. The template uses file-based alterations that can be done by exchanging images or altering the contents of simple text files.

Find images, logos, and the HTML template in one simple archive.

Who's Involved

Organizing Committee

B. Hughes Chairman NPL London, UK organizer-image
R. Schmitt President Director at WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany organizer-image
H. Bosse PTB Braunschweig, Germany organizer-image
S. Kyle 3DIMPact, UCL London, UK organizer-image
M. Peterek WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany organizer-image
B. Montavon WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany organizer-image
J. Brand WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany organizer-image
M. Sanders WZL|RWTH Aachen, Germany organizer-image

Our Partners

WZL|RWTH Hosting Institution Aachen, Germany partner-image
WZL Aachen GmbH Hosting Institution Aachen, Germany partner-image
NPL Supporting Institution London, UK partner-image
PTB Supporting Institution Braunschweig, Germany partner-image
UCL Supporting Institution London, UK partner-image
Tekniker Supporting Institution Eibar, Spain partner-image
CIM Partner Conference partner-image
CMSC Partner Conference partner-image
Meetomeet Partner Conference partner-image
METROLOGY.news Media Partner partner-image
MDPI Journal Metrology Media Partner partner-image
QUALITY ENGINEERING Media Partner partner-image

Industrial Advisory Board

B. Adeline INSPHERE Bristol, UK advisor-image
M. Harding Rolls-Royce Oberursel, Germany advisor-image
M. Ohlenforst IconPro Aachen, Germany advisor-image
H. Paluszek sigma3D Mainz, Germany advisor-image