BENBROOK, TX –– The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) has chosen 26 technical white papers to be presented at its annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) from July 25 - 29, 2011, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Spa in Phoenix, AZ. Technical paper submissions were received from metrology experts and scientists from research laboratories, universities and manufacturers in the United States and Canada, Europe and Asia. Registration for the conference is now open, and the CMSC has extended early bird registration discount for attendees until May 27, 2011.

The 2011 speaker roster is as diverse as the topics to be presented, which include aerospace and automotive metrology applications; reducing plastic injection tool tuning iterations with scanning technology; measuring cooling holes in gas turbines with computed tomography; measurement strategies in industrial robot applications; reducing engineering time for compensation of large CNC machines and other applications of photogrammetry; laser trackers; articulating arms; laser radar; 3-D scanners; and 3-D vision systems. A full listing of the CMSC 2011 white papers, as well as conference registration information, can be found at .

There will be academic poster presentations, a 2011 CMS Measurement Study, and workshops including a 3-D metrology hardware review, GD&T software as applied to 3-D scan data, and a CMS Certification Committee update. The CMSC Exhibitor Hall showcases portable measurement systems (PCMMs), software, accessories, peripherals and service providers servicing the needs of the industrial measurement marketplace.