32nd Annual Meeting


October 29 – November 3, 2017
The Westin Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Conference Chair:
Vivek G. Badami, Zygo Corporation

Post Deadline Call for Poster Papers

The 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering will feature oral technical paper presentations, poster sessions, a strong tutorial program, reviews of the state of the art of the various areas of precision engineering, a student challenge and mentoring session, commercial exhibits and technical tours. The meeting will provide many opportunities for learning, networking, and recruiting. An extensive technical exhibit will enable interaction with suppliers whose equipment enables precision engineering.

Charlotte, North Carolina is a hub for manufacturing in the southeastern United States and also home to the Center for Precision Metrology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, one of the premier centers of precision engineering. The meeting venue, The Westin Charlotte, is situated in the vibrant uptown with easy access to restaurants, coffee shops and pubs.

Poster papers are being solicited in the following broad areas:

  • Controls and Mechatronics
  • Metrology Systems and Techniques
  • Precision Design of Instruments and Machines
  • Precision Manufacturing Machines and Technologies
  • Micro and Nano Technologies
  • Characterization, Data Reduction and Applications of Measurement Science

Papers addressing precision engineering topics that span multiple categories are welcome, as are papers providing historical and/or education perspectives on precision engineering.

Papers will only be considered for poster presentation.

Abstract Submission Instructions

  • Deadline for abstract submission:  Friday, August 25, 2017
  • Use the ASPE Template to prepare your abstract.  Abstracts can be up to 6 pages. The template and examples can also be found here.
  • The  abstract must be in pdf format and can include images, tables and equations if applicable. Abstracts should include sufficient detail to demonstrate relevance to the topics listed in the Call for Papers for this Meeting.
  • If your paper is accepted for poster presentation, your abstract will be used as the extended abstract to be included in the Conference Proceedings.
  • Accepted papers must be presented at the 32nd ASPE Annual Meeting by one of the authors of the paper.  Presentations must be made in English.
  • All paper presenters are required to register for the conference.  The deadline for author registration is September 4, 2017.
  • Submit the pdf-formatted abstract via the on-line portal.

Deadline for Submission
Friday, August 25, 2017