32nd Annual Meeting

 

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

Conference Chair:
Vivek G. Badami, Zygo Corporation



Social Events and Networking

Welcome Reception
Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Providence Ballroom

Sponsored by Aerotech, Inc., the Welcome Reception immediately precedes the Keynote Address by Dr. Ir. Jelm Franse, ASML Veldhoven, The Netherlands and Mr. Ken Bogursky, ASML Wilton, Connecticut, USA.  As the official kick-off to the Annual Meeting, the Welcome Reception is the time to wind-down and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres with a cocktail, while catching-up with friends and colleagues.


Tuesday Luncheon & NASCAR Presentation
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM
Providence Ballroom

Sponsored by Trust Automation, Inc., Tuesday’s lunch will feature a talk by Dr. Jim Cuttino about NASCAR and the technology that goes into motorsports. You will have plenty of time to relax and talk with friends while enjoying a good meal.


Tuesday Hospitality Hour
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Grand Ballroom CD

Sponsored by Zygo Corporation, the hospitality hour is the time to enjoy light hors d’oeuvres with a cocktail and connect with exhibitor representatives before walking over the the NASCAR Museum for dinner.


Tuesday Dinner at NASCAR Museum
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
NASCAR Museum

Enjoy dinner and fellowship with your colleagues and friends and roam the museum learning all about NASCAR and its history.  There is plenty of time to experience the interactive exhibits, including an opportunity to race your friends in the race-car simulators.


Wednesday Luncheon, Business Meeting & Awards
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM
Providence Ballroom

Lunch on Wednesday includes the business meeting and the awards ceremony, recognizing the Lifetime Achievement Recipient, the Distinguished Service Award Recipient, scholarship recipients and Student Challenge winners and participants.


Wednesday Hospitality Hour
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Grand Ballroom CD

Sponsored by Bal-tec, the hospitality hour is the time to enjoy light hors d’oeuvres with a cocktail and connect with exhibitor representatives before joining-in on the Technical Leadership Committee Meetings.

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Thursday Luncheon & Horrobila
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 12:00 Noon – 1:30 PM
Providence Ballroom

The program at Thursday’s lunch is the Horrobila Session, which are presentations on what we’ve learned as a result of discovering counter-intuitive outcomes.


Center for Precision Metrology Tour & Closing Reception
Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM (bus leaves The Westin at 3:30 PM)
UNC-Charlotte Campus

Sponsored by UNC-Charlotte, the Closing Reception will be located on the campus of UNC-Charlotte in the Portal Building.  The Closing Reception is your opportunity to talk about what you have learned from the Annual Meeting and make connections in a relaxed atmosphere.  Prior to the reception, take a tour of the Center for Precision Metrology.  ASPE will provide transportation to and from the University.

 

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