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

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

Prior to Dr. Jim Cuttino’s talk about NASCAR and the technology that goes into motorsports, there will be plenty of time for you to relax and eat a good meal as you visit with other attendees sitting at your table.


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

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

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

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

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.


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

Lunch on Thursday includes the business meeting and a session on what we’ve learned as a result of making mistakes.


Closing Reception &
Center for Precision Metrology Tour
Thursday, November 2, 2017
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

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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